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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 …

Climate-change deniers are in retreat

By Dana Milbank<p>Dana Milbank<p>Op-ed columnist covering national politics<p>Email Bio Follow<p>There is no denying it: Climate-change deniers are in retreat.<p>What began as a subtle shift away from the claim that man-made global warming is not a threat to the planet has lately turned into a stampede. The …

Chuck Grassley

This conservative group is tired of being accused of climate denial — and is fighting back

By Tom Hamburger ,<p>Tom Hamburger<p>Investigative reporter focused on the intersection of money and politics in Washington<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Joby Warrick and<p>Joby Warrick<p>National security reporter covering terrorism, rogue states, weapons proliferation<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Chris Mooney<p>Chris Mooney<p>Reporter …

Natural Gas

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, …

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: July 18, 2018<p>If corporate capitalism and traditional state socialism both systemically fail to sustain values of equality, genuine …

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 …

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, …

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 …

World has not woken up to water crisis caused by climate change: IPCC head

NEW DELHI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Water scarcity could lead to conflict between communities and nations as the world is still not fully aware of the water crisis many countries face as a result of climate change, the head of the U.N. panel of climate scientists warned on Tuesday.<p>Labourers …

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? | Karl Mathiesen

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 …

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.

“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 …

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 …

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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 Goes Full Orwell

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 …

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 | Dana Nuccitelli

A new study estimates the costs of energy sources including their carbon and other air pollutants<p>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 …

Arctic sea ice extent hits record low for winter maximum

Record low ice coverage this winter is caused by climate change and abnormally mild weather, scientists say<p>Arctic sea ice has hit a record low for its maximum extent in winter, which scientists said was a result of climate change and abnormal weather patterns.<p>The US National Snow and Ice Data …