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Next Three Years Will Decide Fate of Our Planet’s Climate, Experts Warn

Next Three Years Will Decide Fate of Our Planet’s Climate, Experts Warn

By Andy Rowell Never has the paradox been greater. While the most powerful politician in the world is a climate denier, scientists are now warning that we have just three years to start making radical reductions to greenhouse gases. Put it another way: that is the term of the Trump presidency. We have three and […]

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    Michael Mann: It’s Open Season on Climate Scientists

    Michael Mann: It’s Open Season on Climate Scientists

    I coined the term “Serengeti Strategy” in my 2012 book The Hockey Stick and the Climate Wars. It’s meant to describe how industry special interests and their patrons in power single out individual researchers or teams of scientists for attack, in much the same way lions of the Serengeti single out an individual zebra from […]

    Elon Musk on Tillerson and Tunnels

    Elon Musk on Tillerson and Tunnels

    Elon Musk‘s tweets are causing quite a stir this week. The frequent tweeter surprisingly endorsed President Donald Trump’s nomination for Secretary of State and provided some hints about his mysterious tunnel project. First, the sustainable energy advocate raised a lot of eyebrows on Tuesday after tweeting his support of former ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson as […]

    20 Most Read Posts of the Year

    20 Most Read Posts of the Year

    From Noam Chomsky’s epic post on his fears of the coming Trump Administration to Michael Moore’s damnation of the Flint water crisis to Robert F. Kennedy, Jr.’s first-hand account of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe’s fight against the Dakota Access Pipeline, 2016 was jam-packed with news once again showing our continued disregard for the health […]

    15 Most Ridiculous Things Media Figures Said About Climate in 2016

    15 Most Ridiculous Things Media Figures Said About Climate in 2016

    By Kevin Kalhoefer and Andrew Seifter Donald Trump and the presidential election dominated news coverage in 2016. But talking heads still found plenty of time to make jaw-dropping comments about climate change, energy and the environment. This year’s list of ridiculous claims includes a dangerous conspiracy theory about Hurricane Matthew, over-the-top worship of fracking and […]

    Katharine Hayhoe: Why Climate Change Should Matter to You

    Katharine Hayhoe: Why Climate Change Should Matter to You

    What’s one of the most insidious myths we’ve bought into, when it comes to climate change? It has nothing to do with the science: It’s the simple idea that we have to be a certain type of person to care about climate change. If I’m a liberal, if I bike to work and call myself […]

    Court Rules Climate Scientist Can Pursue Defamation Claims Against Critics

    Court Rules Climate Scientist Can Pursue Defamation Claims Against Critics

    Leading climate scientist Michael Mann will see his defamation lawsuit against writers who called him the “Jerry Sandusky of climate science,” amongst other accusations, move forward thanks to an appeals court ruling on Thursday. Mann is the director of the Earth System Science Center at Pennsylvania State University and is well-known for his iconic “hockey […]

    Trump’s War on Science Sparks Call for Federal Investigation

    Trump’s War on Science Sparks Call for Federal Investigation

    Senate Democrats on Friday called for a federal investigation into the Trump transition team’s questionnaire sent to the Department of Energy. https://twitter.com/RobertKennedyJr/statuses/809069641796567040 expand=1] In a letter to the U.S. Office of Special Counsel, nine senators expressed concerns that the questionnaire violated regulations protecting civil employees from partisan coercion and asked that the Special Counsel “take […]