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Climate Skeptics

The Craziest Things Republican Candidates Have Said About Climate Change In One Video

The Huffington Post | Amber Ferguson | Posted 10.28.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Can the GOP's 2014 candidates give a straight answer on climate change? It appears not. Many Republican candidates have offered rou...

A Senator's One-Fingered Salute to America's Military Leaders

William S. Becker | Posted 07.15.2014 | Green
William S. Becker

Let's hope that the tide soon washes away not only skepticism, but also the skeptics who for one reason or another refuse to accept reality. When they occupy leadership positions in government and block responsible action, they are as much a threat to national security as the climate disruptions they ridicule.

GOP Lawmaker Decides Climate Change Is Real After Actually Looking At Research

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 04.25.2014 | Politics

Rep. Michael Grimm (R-N.Y.) appears to have completely reversed his views on climate change as he fights to be reelected to a district hit hard by Hur...

Kate Sheppard

Climate Change 'Very Evident,' So Let's Deal With It, World Panel Says

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 02.24.2014 | Green

WASHINGTON -– The next report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, an international group of scientists and government policymakers, ...

Should the Media Deny the Denier?

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 11.18.2013 | Green
Marcia G. Yerman

As an online writer focusing on environmental issues, remarks posted on my pieces tend to skew toward, "Give it a rest" or "What hysterical nonsense!"...

Interior Secretary Says Climate Change Denial Not Welcome At Agency

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 08.02.2013 | Politics

Interior Secretary Sally Jewell wants to get rid of any climate change denial at the agency, telling her employees this week that if they doubt the ex...

Inhofe 'Proud' To Be A Target In Climate Change Documentary

The Huffington Post | Lucia Graves | Posted 03.29.2013 | Green

Sen. James Inhofe is taking criticism of his climate change denial as a compliment. The Oklahoma Republican is one of the central targets in the ne...

Climate Change=More Blizzards?!

AP | By SETH BORENSTEIN | Posted 04.20.2013 | Green

WASHINGTON (AP) — With scant snowfall and barren ski slopes in parts of the Midwest and Northeast the past couple of years, some scientists have poi...

5 Tips for Handling Climate Skeptics in 2013

Mike Bellamente | Posted 03.18.2013 | Green
Mike Bellamente

As social issues go, climate change is about as sexy as a lesson in physics. We have no fancy pink ribbons and there are no cuddly puppies to hand out as a reward for paying the problem any mind.

Our Love-Hate Relationship With Frankenstorms and Hurricane Sandy and Why We Must End It

Michael Shank | Posted 12.30.2012 | Green
Michael Shank

There are two key obstacles that stand in the way of us preventing more Hurricane Sandy frankenstorms from ever reaching our shores. The first is obvious and has to do with our lifestyles. The second has to do with our attraction to danger and fear.

Climate Conundrum: Invoking a Pause

Bill Chameides | Posted 11.25.2012 | Green
Bill Chameides

What can neuroscientists and artists bring to the table in a climate science discussion? A lot.

Lucia Graves

The Long History Of Climate Denier Publicity Stunts

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 04.14.2012 | Green

WASHINGTON -- When former NASA administrators, astronauts and engineers released a letter earlier this week attacking the science of climate change, ...

On Climate Messaging, the Devil Is in the Details

Mike Bellamente | Posted 06.02.2012 | Green
Mike Bellamente

If climate change is humanity's greatest challenge, a close second must be uniting people around the common goal of overcoming it.

The Clouds Are Falling, the Clouds Are Falling

Bill Chameides | Posted 05.01.2012 | Green
Bill Chameides

Does a new study lend support to Richard Lindzen's "iris effect" hypothesis?

Lynne Peeples

Why Politicians Believe Americans Don’t Believe In Global Warming

HuffingtonPost.com | Lynne Peeples | Posted 02.17.2012 | Green

If you follow the popular polls, you might think that Americans are growing ever more skeptical about man-made climate change -- despite the consensus...

Wall Street Journal's Portrait of the Young Climate Scientist

Bill Chameides | Posted 04.01.2012 | Green
Bill Chameides

I guarantee that most scientists, myself included, would love to make their reputation by refuting the whole notion of global warming. We have tried and have concluded that we can't.

Lynne Peeples

Are Weathercasters Misguiding Their Viewers On Climate Change?

HuffingtonPost.com | Lynne Peeples | Posted 01.30.2012 | Green

If you are like most Americans, the weather forecast on tonight's evening news may be your only exposure to science all day. And there's a good chance...

The State of the Union's Climate Education

Bill Chameides | Posted 03.28.2012 | Green
Bill Chameides

In his State of the Union speech this week, President Obama did not have a whole lot to say about climate change. But he did emphasize education. Does climate change science get a passing grade in America's classrooms?

Climate Change: Sifting Truth From Lies in a Complex World

Shan Wells | Posted 03.25.2012 | Denver
Shan Wells

Solving the problem of climate change would be difficult enough on its own because of the importance of fossil fuels to our economies, but adding to the challenge is a powerful chorus of science-denying politicians and interest groups.

Lynne Peeples

Swaying Skeptical Students: Science Teachers Face Heated Battles Over Climate Change

HuffingtonPost.com | Lynne Peeples | Posted 01.18.2012 | Green

Prior to taking Mr. Visco's high school science class, Keith Hogan did not believe humans had had any hand in climate change. "I thought the media ...

What's Next Now That the Durban Climate Negotiations Are Behind Us?

Kelly Rigg | Posted 02.18.2012 | Green
Kelly Rigg

The good news is that Durban set the stage for negotiating legally-binding commitments that will eventually cover all countries. The bad news is that these commitments may turn out to be about 10 years too late.

Global Warming: What Happens When You Factor Out the Other Factors

Bill Chameides | Posted 11.18.2013 | Green
Bill Chameides

2011-12-14-Screenshot20111214at6.04.10PM.jpg Has the warming trend slowed in the 2000s? Yes and no.

A Changing Climate About Climate Change in D.C.?

Bill Chameides | Posted 01.15.2012 | Green
Bill Chameides

I wouldn't hold my breath waiting for a Congressional resolution marking the end of climate skepticism -- or the beginning of major climate legislation -- any time soon.

Koch Brother Walks Through D.C. Protest Crowd Noticed (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.08.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- After seeing The Huffington Post's recent story about David Koch reportedly walking unnoticed through a crowd of protesters -- who were ...

Koch-Funded Study Confirms Climate Data

Al Gore | Posted 12.26.2011 | Green
Al Gore

With the evidence for a man-made climate crisis reconfirmed again in yet another study, I would hope that skeptics would rethink their position and join me in pushing our government, and governments around the world, to take steps to solve the climate crisis.