Climate Change

Not The Onion, but a Real Study: Americans More Worried About Global Warming Than Climate Change

Not The Onion, but a Real Study: Americans More Worried About Global Warming Than Climate Change
Scientists, politicians, environmentalists and journalists have long been stymied by the difficult task of engaging people so that they will agree to begin curbing toxic greenhouse gas emissions. A new Yale study, however, shows there is a huge difference in how Americans regard the terms “global warming” and “climate change.”
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Jane Goodall: Governments Must Challenge Fossil Fuel Corporations

Jane Goodall: Governments Must Challenge Fossil Fuel Corporations
Jane Goodall has stressed the need for governments to challenge the fossil fuel industry in order to confront the climate crisis.
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VIDEO: In West Point Address, Obama Nails GOP Over 'National Security' Threat of Inaction on Climate Change

VIDEO: In West Point Address, Obama Nails GOP Over 'National Security' Threat of Inaction on Climate Change
In an address to West Point graduates, Obama pointedly spoke about the GOP's intransigence on climate change. Not just some pie-in-the-sky notion, climate change is real, happening, and very much a national security threat, the President said.
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Climate Change Now More Divisive Than Abortion, Gun Control & Death Penalty

Climate Change Now More Divisive Than Abortion, Gun Control & Death Penalty
It’s become obvious that opinions regarding humans’ impact on the climate often differ depending on one’s political party. While some conservatives have openly decided to leave climate denial behind, the gap between Republicans and Democrats on this issue is huge—larger than some of the most historically divisive debates.
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Enough's Enough, Judge Says: Decade of Foot-Dragging Threatens Endangered CO Bobcat Recovery

Enough's Enough, Judge Says: Decade of Foot-Dragging Threatens Endangered CO Bobcat Recovery
Rocky Mountain lynx, or bobcat, populations have dwindled while the US Fish and Wildlife Service has twiddled its thumbs on a recovery plan. Well, twelve years is plenty of time, a judge ruled recently, giving the department 30 days to present a final plan.
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Obama in Speech: Media Shouldn't Give Equal Weight to Crazy (And Very Wrong) Positions on the Right

Obama in Speech: Media Shouldn't Give Equal Weight to Crazy (And Very Wrong) Positions on the Right
President Barack Obama lambasted the media's penchant for false equivalency in a speech in Chicago Thursday night. We have a group (Republicans) who deny science, who continue to race bait, who's intractable political obstinance has caused the government to grind to a screaming halt. These positions are empirically wrong, plain and simple.
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Eight Pseudoscientific Climate Claims Debunked by Real Scientists

Eight Pseudoscientific Climate Claims Debunked by Real Scientists
Most people who deny that human activity is warming the planet just dismiss a massive body of scientific evidence as a big hoax.
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Climate Deniers Champion Article Rejected by Journal for Failing to Meet Scientific Rigor

Climate Deniers Champion Article Rejected by Journal for Failing to Meet Scientific Rigor
There’s an old proverb that suggests it’s always the lie that gets half way around the world while the truth is still pulling its boots on. This is especially true in the realm of climate science, where deniers are quick to jump on anything that supports their theory (in itself a huge no-no according to scientific principles). The latest: a story in UK's The Times about an article rejected by a science journal for factual errors, but twisted to appear like a deliberate suppression of climate change denial.
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The Oligarchy's Patriarch: Koch Brothers Biography Paints Brutal Picture of Daddy Koch

The Oligarchy's Patriarch: Koch Brothers Biography Paints Brutal Picture of Daddy Koch
Until recently, the Koch family empire ruled from the shadows afforded by unimaginable wealth. As more and more Americans open their eyes to the powers behind the modern conservative movement — and a whole lot of climate change denial — the information about this secretive family is beginning to spill out into the open. With a biography on the Koch family hitting bookstores on Tuesday, that story may finally be available for all to read.
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Patriot!? Oklahoma Senator Inhofe Dismisses Military Leaders' Warnings Regarding Climate Change

Patriot!? Oklahoma Senator Inhofe Dismisses Military Leaders' Warnings Regarding Climate Change
Proud climate change denialist Senator James Inhofe (R-OK) dismissed a report by 11 three and four-star Admirals and Generals warning of the very real instability caused by climate change. The reason? Those esteemed service members were just looking for "publicity."
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