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5 Questions for 2 Climate Scientists Who Biked and Ran from the Poles to Paris

Tim Ward | Posted 12.11.2015 | Green
Tim Ward

PARIS - At the COP21 Paris Climate summit I attended a remarkable event by two young polar researchers. From the north, Dr Erlend Moster Knudsen, a No...

Mysteries in Ice: A Commemoration of Polar Science and Admiral Richard Byrd's Antarctic Expeditions

K.J. Wetherholt | Posted 10.19.2015 | Science
K.J. Wetherholt

The acquisition of Admiral Byrd's archive in 1985 was a seminal event for what was then known as the Institute of Polar Studies at The Ohio State University. Part of the successful bid was a willingness to rename the Institute in commemoration of Byrd, which was done in 1987, making it the Byrd Polar Research Center.

Language Matters: Why It Is Important That the AP No Longer Calls Climate Change Deniers "Deniers"

Marvin Meadors | Posted 09.28.2015 | Green
Marvin Meadors

This evolution shows how Democrats have moved to the center on such policies as health care and climate change, while Republicans have moved farther and farther right to arrive at a complete dismissal of science, empiricism, and facts themselves.

The Similarities Between Mutually Assured Destruction And Climate Change

John A. Tures | Posted 08.11.2015 | Politics
John A. Tures

The only question is whether we'll learn from history, as Americans just barely did in the 1960s, or suffer the fate of the Soviet Union, which ignored the science until it was bankrupt and powerless to use its weapons.

Beware the LNG Memes

G. Elijah Dann | Posted 11.25.2014 | Green
G. Elijah Dann

A current, notable example of the power of memes, are those continually repeated in defense of massive, worldwide, liquefied natural gas (LNG) proposals.

Scientists Urge For Funds To Prevent Coastal Disasters, Not Just Recover From Them

Reuters | Posted 09.22.2014 | Green

July 23 (Reuters) - A group of top scientists has called for a fundamental change to how the United States deals with risks to its Atlantic and Gulf...

Science Is Not a Popularity Contest

John Friedman | Posted 07.14.2014 | Science
John Friedman

The interesting thing about science is that it is not about public opinion or even popular consensus. Scientific discoveries, even those that are unpopular, have a history of being borne out over time.

Climate Scientists Are People Too

M. Sanjayan | Posted 06.25.2014 | Science
M. Sanjayan

Google Kim Cobb or Paul Mayewski and you'll discover lots about their credentials, their publications, extended honors for their work. Chances are, though, that you'll find very little about who they are as people. That's typical for scientists, but for climate-change science that's a huge problem. See, people don't believe data. They believe people.

Needed After Sandy: A Hurricane Of Social Change

Rabbi Arthur Waskow | Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion
Rabbi Arthur Waskow

Suppose we were applying biblical theology to the Frankenstorm of this past week: We might say that God listened to the two major candidates for president of the most powerful nation in the world refusing to say the words "climate change" or "global warming" in speeches and debates.

'Green News Report' - June 14, 2012

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 08.14.2012 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Big Oil w...

'Green News Report' - June 12, 2012

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 08.12.2012 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Raging wi...

'Green News Report' - June 7, 2012

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 08.07.2012 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Congressi...

World's Air Hits 'Troubling Milestone'

AP | SETH BORENSTEIN | Posted 07.31.2012 | Green

WASHINGTON — The world's air has reached what scientists call a troubling new milestone for carbon dioxide, the main global warming pollutant. ...

'Green News Report' - May 22, 2012

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 07.22.2012 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Republica...

'Green News Report' - May 17, 2012

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 07.17.2012 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: House GOP...

'Green News Report' - May 15, 2012

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 07.15.2012 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Ominous s...

'Green News Report' - May 10, 2012

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 07.10.2012 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: The deepe...

'Green News Report' - May 8, 2012

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 07.08.2012 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Billionai...

'Green News Report' - May 3, 2012

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 07.03.2012 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: It's WAR!...

'Green News Report' - May 1, 2012

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 07.01.2012 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Poll show...

Hansen Had It Right in 1981 Climate Report

Neil Wagner | Posted 06.27.2012 | Green
Neil Wagner

A recently rediscovered 1981 paper, written by NASA atmospheric physicist James Hansen and others, has been analyzed and found to be impressively accurate about the course of climate change.

'Green News Report' - April 26, 2012

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 06.26.2012 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Just a fl...

'Green News Report' - April 24, 2012

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 06.24.2012 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: BP Oil Di...

'Green News Report' - April 17, 2012

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 06.17.2012 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Obama cal...

'Green News Report' - April 12, 2012

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 06.12.2012 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: 'Better l...