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Where Are Conservatives' Big Ideas About Clean Energy?

May 15, 2014 by Stephen Lacey
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Michael Liebreich penned an essay recently that outlined this intellectual conflict on the right: "Conservatives have allowed the left to claim ownership of the environment. The mistake has been implicitly to accept that protecting our environment is in opposition to a prosperous and free society."[read more]

LA Times Won't Publish Letters Pushing Climate Denial, Other 'Errors Of Fact'

October 11, 2013 by Joseph Romm
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LA Times and Climate Skepticism

Last week, the LA Times letters editor explained that letters with an untrue basis, such as ones that say there’s no sign humans have caused climate change, do not get printed. Other newspapers should explicitly embrace a similar policy.[read more]

Climate Change and the Phantom Pause Menace [VIDEO]

September 6, 2013 by Lou Grinzo
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Climate Change Pause and Denialism

Global warming hasn’t paused, regardless of what the climate change deniers believe. The heat being trapped by greenhouse gases and the amount of heat being radiated to space haven’t changed, except to become slightly less accommodating of human interests.[read more]

Climate Change: Global Temperatures Still Above Average

May 4, 2013 by Joe Casola
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Some skeptics have seized on a recent article in The Economist noting an apparent “hiatus” in global warming to argue that climate change is a fiction and efforts to address it are misguided. So what are the facts?[read more]

An Email from Santa Claus to Climate Skeptics

December 28, 2012 by Scott Edward Anderson
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A few Christmases ago, I published this email from Santa, which arrived on the night before the night before Christmas. Readers had so much fun with it, it's become an annual tradition. Enjoy!Happy Holidays!Scott, aka The Green Skeptic_______________________ TO: Global Warming SkepticsFROM: Santa ClausDATE: A few nights...[read more]

An Email from Santa to Climate Skeptics: An Annual Green SkepticTradition

December 27, 2011 by Scott Edward Anderson

A few Christmases ago, I published this email from Santa, which arrived on the night before the night before Christmas. Readers had so much fun with it, it's become an annual tradition. Enjoy! And have a Happy Holiday. Scott, aka The Green Skeptic _______________________ TO: Global Warming Skeptics FROM: Santa Claus DATE: A few...[read more]

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Theory of Gravity To Be Exposed as Left Wing Plot

December 19, 2011 by David Lewis
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Robyn Williams is the host of Australian public broadcasting's The Science Show.  Here's how he introduced the new hit song "Denial Tango" on his show this week: "2011 has been momentous.  It marked the burial of climate science, as former Prime Minister [of Australia] John Howard remarked on Monday. Next year promises...[read more]

Global Warming Skepticism Crumbling

October 29, 2011 by Charles Barton
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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]

The Environment, Climate Change Views of Republican Candidates for 2012

October 3, 2011 by Shira Honig

Debates are underway in the United States as contenders seek the Republican party nomination to challenge Barack Obama in the 2012 U.S. presidential election. Last week’s debate was the first for Texas Governor Rick Perry, whose front-runner status appeared to take a slip to former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney following...[read more]

For Want Of Climate Urgency

September 29, 2011 by Lou Grinzo
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Joe Romm has put together a blockbuster post that I beg everyone here to read. It is titled, An Illustrated Guide to the Science of Global Warming Impacts: How We Know Inaction Is the Gravest Threat Humanity Faces, and it lays out the whole smash, a snapshot of our entire devastating climate mess. It begins: In this post, I will...[read more]

Scientists 100 Years Ago Recognized The CO2 - Climate Link

September 27, 2011 by Charles Barton
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The work of Climate Change denier Roy Spencer has recently been demonstrated to contain large scientific errors. (see here, here, here, here, and here, here, and here), while a recent paper by Texas A&M professor Andrew Dessler offers a devastating critique to the skeptical claims of both Spencer and MIT Professor Richard Lindzen. Needless to say the Climate change skeptics are not folding, but their days are numbers.[read more]

Al Gore And The Search For The Climate Change Swing Vote

September 16, 2011 by Dave Rochlin
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When an Inconvenient Truth hit the big screen in 2006, it seemed to mark an inflection point in our posture towards the impact of human activity on the climate (‘OK…we have a problem, but we can solve this!’)   But these days, it feels more like 2006 was the ecological version of the Prague Spring  – with...[read more]

Thoughts on 10 Questions about Climate Change from Australia

September 10, 2011 by David Hone
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Over recent weeks, one of the major Australian newspapers has asked readers to submit questions on climate change and, at the same time, opened a poll so that all readers could vote on the questions they most wanted to see answered. The newspaper pledged to investigate and attempt to answer the top ten questions. The poll closed last weekend and the questions are now in. Without getting too lengthy, and also drawing on many previous postings, here are some my thoughts on the ten questions.[read more]

Climate Skeptics Need To Look Out Their Window

July 15, 2011 by Charles Barton
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The Southeastern United States is experiencing an Unusual drought, part of the extreme weather condition pattern that is probably related to anthropogenic global warming.Government climate scientists are using terms such as exceptional and extreme drought to describe the current situation which extends from Arizona eastward into Texas...[read more]

Climate: Getting them Nodding

April 13, 2011 by Michael Tobis
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I admit, I once spent a couple of weeks of my youth as a salesman for a shoddy product. It took me a couple of weeks to realize that that was what I was doing. There are people who sell products who are doing a service; people who have complex product lines and customers with complex needs. Then there are people who can sell freezers to...[read more]