Can Anthropogenic Global Warming Be Non-Catastrophic?

November 9, 2011 by Charles Barton

The denial of Catastrophic Anthropogenic Global Warming is the latest right-wing front in its attack on climate science. Science deniers have set up a fall back strategy: Position 1: There is no evidence that Global Warming is happening.Position 2: Global Warming is happening but has natural rather than human causes.Position 3: Global...[read more]

Global Warming Skepticism Crumbling

October 29, 2011 by Charles Barton

During much of the last decade, LLNL researcher and University of California Physics professor Richard Muller has been something of a darling too the right-wing GW deniers. In December 2003 Muller published a column in the MIT's Technology Review, announcing support for the contentions of notorious climate change skeptics Steve...[read more]

Rent Seeking, Corruption and Madness

July 8, 2011 by Michael Tobis

I think that anyone defending climate science occasionally runs into an economist type who accuses those of us who would like to limit CO2 emissions of "rent seeking". There is more than a whiff of contempt usually associated, which is peculiar, because the contempt tends to come from someone who (like most people) would not hesitate to...[read more]

Back to Basics on Climate Science

July 5, 2011 by David Hone

Last week I had the privilege to attend an MIT forum and listen to the keynote address given by Nobel laureate Mario Molina. The subject of the address was the issue of conveying an understanding of the science of climate change to the general public. Professor Molina won the Nobel Prize and is best known for his work in identifying the role of chloro-fluorocarbons in the destruction of the ozone layer.[read more]

Deutsche Bank: “Human-made climate change is a serious long term threat”

September 10, 2010 by Joseph Romm

Global financial giant Deutsche Bank has crushed the climate skeptics in a new paper released today, finding that “human-made climate change is already happening and is a serious long term threat.”  Wonk Room’s Brad Johnson has the story. The bank’s DB Climate Change Advisors, working with the Columbia Climate Center at the...[read more]

Concerns Over Global Warming Slipping

March 28, 2010 by Robert Rapier

Join the forum discussion on this post Some readers strongly disagreed with me when I placed Climategate as one of the Top 10 Energy Related Stories of 2009. However, I have not changed my mind about what I think will be significant and lingering impacts from this event. I am acquainted with a number of Global Warming skeptics, and I...[read more]