Global Warming

The Right-Wing Global Warming Name Game Debunked

The Right-Wing Global Warming Name Game Debunked
The Fox "conspiracy" is that liberals stopped calling it "global warming" and started calling it "climate change." Little did they realize, apparently, that the man responsible for the partisan polarization over the terminology of "climate change" vs. "global warming" is none other than FOX News contributor Frank Luntz.
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The Importance of Punctuation When Dealing with Climate Change

The Importance of Punctuation When Dealing with Climate Change
If you read a newspaper story that included a direct quote from someone - let's say, for instance, UK climate scientist Dr. David Viner - would it be acceptable to put quotation marks on the headline of that story and claim it was a quote from Dr. Viner? You can have a minute to think about it.
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Water for Profit: Hedge Fund Managers Think Impending Water Crisis 'Can Be Very Good'

Water for Profit: Hedge Fund Managers Think Impending Water Crisis 'Can Be Very Good'
As the effects of climate change continue to ripple throughout the planet, some groups are acknowledging that the warming planet means big money is to be made on a resource more precious than oil — water.
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NASA Climate Scientist Resigning: 'As a Government Employee, You Can’t Testify Against the Government'

NASA Climate Scientist Resigning: 'As a Government Employee, You Can’t Testify Against the Government'
James Hansen, the NASA scientist credited with raising the earliest and most consistent alarm over the dangers of human-caused global warming and climate change has announced that he's leaving his government job so that he can put his full energies into the climate movement he helped spur.
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New Research Shows Global Warming Speeding Up

New Research Shows Global Warming Speeding Up
The rate of global warming is speeding up, say scientists, despite the apparent stagnation in the rise of global surface air temperatures that may have prevented people from recognizing "the danger of the climate problem we face."
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Another Judge Agrees: Atmosphere Should Be Protected As a Public Trust

Another Judge Agrees: Atmosphere Should Be Protected As a Public Trust
Should the atmosphere be considered part of the public trust, a resource essential for our collective survival? An Iowa judge, for one, thinks that there is good reason and precedent.
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Government Keystone XL Study Done by Firm Connected to Oil Industry

Government Keystone XL Study Done by Firm Connected to Oil Industry
EnSys Energy has worked with ExxonMobil, BP and Koch Industries, which own oil sands production facilities and refineries in the Midwest that process heavy Canadian crude oil.
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Environmentalists Oppose San Diego Five-Year Navy Training Program

Environmentalists Oppose San Diego Five-Year Navy Training Program
Environmentalists say that a five-year training program proposed by the Navy off the coast of Southern California would ramp up sonar activity and underwater detonations that could pose a threat to endangered marine mammals like the blue whale.
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NY Assembly Passes Fracking Moratorium, Senate Expected to Follow

NY Assembly Passes Fracking Moratorium, Senate Expected to Follow
The bill, if passed by the Senate and signed off by Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo, would close the state's doors to the oil and gas industry's desire to begin operating in New York's portion of the Marcellus Shale basin until May 2015. New York has had a moratorium on the books since 2008.
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Consensus: 99.84% of Peer-Reviewed Articles Support the Idea of Global Warming

Consensus: 99.84% of Peer-Reviewed Articles Support the Idea of Global Warming
Out of 13,950 peer-reviewed articles published on global warming since 1991, only 23, or 0.16 percent, clearly reject global warming or endorse a cause other than CO2 emissions for observed warming.
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