Climate Change Denial

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The former chief of China’s biggest oil firm has been sentenced to 16 years in prison for accepting bribes. [BBC] Around 70% of Americans believe in the science behind global warming – the highest level of acceptance in the US since 2008, according to a new survey. [The Guardian] Global oil prices have bottomed out… Keep reading →

Farmland Tapped For Oil In The Midwest

Mark Lynas has spent the last decade or so researching and writing about global warming, and his work has been especially important in detailing the real dangers posed by rising temperatures. His 2007 book Six Degrees: Our Future on a Hotter Planet won the Royal Society’s Science Book Prize. But Lynas has become a controversial figure among greens for his support… Keep reading →

Despite High Emissions, New Coal Power Plants Planned in Germany

Conservative policy group ALEC, the American Legislative Exchange Council, threatened legal action against activist groups that accuse it of denying climate change. While ALEC does not deny that presentations skeptical of climate science have occurred at meetings in the past, they insist that their new leadership is open to debate and welcomes members who support… Keep reading →

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The state of Florida has quietly banned the use of the words “climate change” and “global warming” from all official correspondence. First reported in an article by Tristram Korten, officials at the Florida Department of Environmental Protection, the same agency who is tasked to study the climate and prepare for natural disasters were told that… Keep reading →

German Astronaut Alexander Gerst Aboard The International Space Station

Dr. Willie Soon, a prominent climate change skeptic who was recently accused of failing to disclose conflicts of interest in his funding issued a statement defending himself. “In recent weeks I have been the target of attacks in the press by various radical environmental and politically motivated groups. This effort should be seen for what… Keep reading →

senate snowball

The Washington Post editorial board penned a scathing op-ed in response to Oklahoma Senator Jim Inhofe’s asinine stunt on the Senate floor last week. Inhofe brought in a snowball from outside to make the point that it was cold in Washington DC and thus climate change was a farce. Bravo, sir. In the face of… Keep reading →