Various articles and blogs have recently discussed the issue of extreme weather and its possible link with climate change, but now we have it directly from the top climate scientists: our suspicions are true.
The outcome of this weekend's referendum sends a strong signal to the nuclear energy industry as Italy joins Switzerland and Germany in shelving plans for nuclear energy. The role of the people was critical in each country.
The culture of anti-science is creating an alternative universe of meaning in which scientific practices and findings, which tend to subvert fundamentalist social and cultural and political principles, are suspect and/or dismissed.
In another disturbing instance of politically-motivated intimidation of climate scientists, last week Virginia AG Cuccinelli issued a new civil investigative demand to UVA for emails and documents related to Dr. Michael Mann.
Stephen Schneider died on Monday. He was one of the few climate scientists I could call, ask for guidance, and cry with. He knew as much as anybody about the complex effects of global warming on glaciers, coral reefs, sea level rise and drought.