Gary Brosz

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No surprise, 2015 sets new global temperature record

NOAA scientists confirmed today that 2015 set a new record for warmest average surface temperature on planet Earth. According to the press …

Fossil fuels subsidised by $10m a minute, says IMF

‘Shocking’ revelation finds $5.3tn subsidy estimate for 2015 is greater than the total health spending of all the world’s governments<p>Fossil fuel companies are benefitting from global subsidies of $5.3tn (£3.4tn) a year, equivalent to $10m a minute every day, according to a startling new estimate by …

Fossil Fuels

Willie Soon Out of Headlines, but Still in the Crosshairs

In the two months since Wei Hock "Willie" Soon's life turned inside out, his job doing research for Harvard-Smithsonian has continued without major …

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What Americans Think About Climate Change in Seven Maps

Researchers at Yale have unveiled a new interactive map that estimates public opinion on global warming right down to the county level.<p>As a nation, …

Climate

Which news organization is the most trusted? The answer is complicated.

Our recent report, Political Polarization and Media Habits, finds that trust and distrust in the news media varies greatly by political ideology. …

Trust Levels of News Sources by Ideological Group

Historian, political economist, activist, writer

By | Published: January 8, 2018<p>Gar Alperovitz offer his perspective on centrist, elite resistance to Trump era politics.<p>“What they (local elites) are …

Greenpeace Co-founder Attacks Climate Change Theory, Again

A leader in international environmentalism, Patrick Moore, Ph.D., said in a recent article he wrote for Heartland that he is skeptical of the …

Climate

Groups Want David Koch Unseated From Smithsonian, AMNH Boards

A new campaign urging science museums to cut ties with David Koch has thrown a spotlight on the billionaire Koch brothers' enormous philanthropic …

Planetary boundaries, tipping points and prophets of doom

by Robert Ellison<p>There is a new paper that appeared last week in Science: Planetary boundaries: Guiding human development on a changing planet.<p>They …

Health sector should divest from fossil fuels, medical groups say

Health profession should repeat its leadership on tobacco divestment because of health risks from climate change and air pollution, says Medact and other groups<p>The health sector should get rid of its fossil fuel investments on moral grounds, as it previously did with its tobacco investments, …

Energy

Biofuels are not a green alternative to fossil fuels

Biofuels and bioenergy take up finite land resources at the cost of food production and carbon storage and doesn’t guarantee carbon emissions cuts<p>Powering cars with corn and burning wood to make electricity might seem like a way to lessen dependence on fossil fuels and help solve the climate …

Biofuel

Study shows global sea ice diminishing, despite Antarctic gains

"This doesn't mean the sea ice loss will continue to accelerate," Parkinson said. "After all, there are limits. For instance, once all the Arctic ice …

Is geoengineering a bad idea?

Can technical fixes provide a viable solution to climate change or are they a high-risk, irresponsible distraction from the need to cut carbon emissions?<p>In 2010, science writer Eli Kintisch called geoengineering “a bad idea whose time has come”. It is considered by many to be the ultimate admission …

Climate Change

Future US megadroughts set to be the worst in 1,000 years

Southwest and Great Plains expected to see to significantly drier conditions by end of century.<p>Decades-long droughts are likely to ravage the US …

Climate Change

“Stop Me Before I Kill the Planet”: Another Major Oil Producer calls for Carbon Pricing

BP said the continued increase in emissions would come in spite of less reliance on coal over the coming decades. China has been heavily dependent on …

Goldman Sachs

Fossil fuels: Scientists draw up investment principles

<b>Climate scientists at leading universities are joining forces to discuss the basis of a set of principles governing investment in fossil fuels.</b><p>They include academics at Oxford, Imperial College London and Harvard.<p>Prof Myles Allen, of Oxford University, said the move was similar to principles …

Oxford University

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Add this Tweet to your website by copying the code below. Learn more<p>Add this video to your website by copying the code below. Learn more<p>Hmm, there …

Planetary boundaries: Guiding human development on a changing planet

CONCLUSIONS<p>PBs are scientifically based levels of human perturbation of the ES beyond which ES functioning may be substantially altered. …

Ted Cruz: Stream of global warming denial on Seth Meyers' show.

In case you haven’t heard, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) is not a fan of reality.<p>The reality of science, that is. He has a history of saying global …

Climate Change

Who We Are | The Global Warming Policy Forum (GWPF)

The Global Warming Policy Forum is a London-based think tank which conducts campaigns and activities which do not fall squarely within the Global …

Fossil fuels are way more expensive than you think

A new paper published in <i>Climatic Change</i> estimates that when we account for the pollution costs associated with our energy sources, gasoline costs an extra $3.80 per gallon, diesel an additional $4.80 per gallon, coal a further 24 cents per kilowatt-hour, and natural gas another 11 cents per …

Fossil Fuels