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Climate Debate

What Will Be Summer 2014's Big Story? A Top 10 List Of Candidates

Terry Connelly | Posted 07.28.2014 | Business
Terry Connelly

The summer of 2014 will have a lead story all its own, and there are already many candidates for top honors. So follows a suggested "top 19" list of the stories most likely to dominate the news (if not the beach reading) this summer.

Q&A: Is There A Link Between Cold Weather, Global Warming?

natureheader | Jeff Tollefson | Posted 01.23.2014 | Science

The past several days have seen much of the United States gripped by freezing temperatures as the northerly jet stream pushed Arctic air south across ...

Are We Falling Off the Climate Precipice?

Dahr Jamail | Posted 02.16.2014 | Green
Dahr Jamail

We are currently in the midst of what scientists consider the sixth mass extinction in planetary history, with between 150 and 200 species going extinct daily, a pace 1,000 times greater than the "natural" or "background" extinction rate.

Want to Win the Climate Debate? Stop Debating.

Lucy Emerson-Bell | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Lucy Emerson-Bell

The deniers do not care that 97 percent of scientists agree that climate change is anthropogenic because only 97 percent of scientists agree, not 100 percent. Even with mass consensus, there are still those three percent and those three percent are key to legitimizing the debate.

In Climate Debate, Governments Consider New Definitions Of Rich And Poor

AP | By ARTHUR MAX | Posted 11.26.2011 | Business

JOHANNESBURG -- As delegates gather in South Africa to plot the next big push against climate change, Western governments are saying it's time to move...

We All Have Disagreed to Agree, Now What?

Xiu Min Li | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Xiu Min Li

The vast differences between countries and within the environmental movement are telling as to how COP15 failed to result in a binding agreement. Where do we go from here?

Apple Resigns From Chamber of Commerce Over Climate Debate

nytimes.com | Kate Galbraith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Apple has become the latest company to resign from the United States Chamber of Commerce over climate policy....