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Climate Science Denial

Statistics and Climate Science: Roger Pielke Missed the Mark

John P. Abraham, Ph.D. | Posted 05.27.2014 | Green
John P. Abraham, Ph.D.

In his inaugural post on Nate Silver's FiveThirtyEight website, Roger Pielke Jr. put forth a number of arguments suggesting that many changes to extreme weather are not occurring as our climate changes.

Most Depressing Brain Finding Ever

Marty Kaplan | Posted 11.16.2013 | Politics
Marty Kaplan

Say goodnight to the dream that education, journalism, scientific evidence, media literacy or reason can provide the tools and information that people need in order to make good decisions. It turns out that in the public realm, a lack of information isn't the real problem.

Ken Cuccinelli's Environmental Record Attacked in New Campaign

Kate Sheppard | Posted 09.05.2013 | Politics

The Sierra Club launched a new website on Thursday attacking Virginia's Republican gubernatorial candidate Ken Cuccinelli's positions on environmental...

Got Science? Pushing Back Against Corporate 'Counterfeit Science'

Seth Shulman | Posted 09.11.2013 | Science
Seth Shulman

There's more to corporate counterfeit science than ghostwritten articles, however. Consider the eye-opening case of the agribusiness firm Syngenta and its product atrazine, a widely used agricultural pesticide on corn, sorghum, and sugar cane crops.

We Need a Carbon Venom Antidote Now

Russ Blinch | Posted 07.30.2013 | Green
Russ Blinch

It doesn't take much to screw up a human's ecosystem and the same can be said of our planet. We are consciously infecting our global ecosystem with heat-trapping gases that will overwhelm our once-stable climate if we don't get our act together.

A Climate for Conspiracy: Imaginary Plots and Global Warming

Wray Herbert | Posted 09.18.2012 | Science
Wray Herbert

Conspiracy theorists continue to spin wild tales of government agents surreptitiously destroying thermometers and burying contradictory evidence. What are the motives of these climate deniers, who reject even overwhelming scientific consensus?

The Long Road Ahead For Climate Scientists

Reuters | Posted 03.27.2012 | Green

(The author is a Reuters market analyst. The views expressed are his own.) By Gerard Wynn LONDON, Jan 26 (Reuters) - If...

The 2011 Climate B.S.* of the Year Awards

Peter H. Gleick | Posted 03.06.2012 | Science
Peter H. Gleick

The scientific evidence for the accelerating human influence on climate further strengthened, as it has for decades now. Yet on the policy front, once again, national leaders did little to stem the growing emissions of greenhouse gases.