Wonder how bad global warming pollution really is? Search on Google for “faster than previously thought,” and this is what you get.
In the wake of the Aurora, CO, massacre, Iowa state Sen. Joni Ernst talked about her beautiful little gun and her willingness to use it against the government.
There’s a scary Ebola outbreak here in the United States: Glenn Beck is going viral.
The Daily Show’s Jon Stewart talked about the big climate march in New York City this weekend. At first, he was grinning. Soon, he was facepalming. By the end of the segment, he was losing his mind.
A new White House energy report inadvertently shows how terrible the Energy Information Administration is at projecting future energy use. This actually matters, since EIA projections are used to justify projects like the Keystone XL pipeline.
Roger Pielke Jr, the political scientist recently hired by Nate Silver’s new FiveThirtyEight “data journalism” venture, has a long record of harsh criticisms of the climate science community, impugning the motives, ethics, and honesty of climate scientists and communicators. Unless you think climate scientists are McCarthyite political activists who are lying, exaggerating bullshitters and alarmists, Pielke has a few choice words for what he thinks about you.
Quotations are arranged in reverse chronological order, going back to 2004. Originally published at Hill Heat.
398 youth activists were arrested Sunday in front of the White House, after staging a “die-in” protest against the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline.
Brad Johnson is leaving Forecast the Facts to work on a book about climate activism. He reflects on two amazing years of climate organizing.
The American Legislative Exchange Council lets corporations and right-wing foundations write legislation for Republican state politicians to put into law — from climate denial to Stand Your Ground laws. Find out if the apps you use every day are helping to fund this extremism.
The five announced speakers at the annual conference of the lobbying group ALEC, which links corporations and conservative foundations with Republican state legislators, all reject the science of climate change. They argue that scientists are part of a conspiracy to attack the use of fossil fuels.