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Posted on: Dec 7, 2016, Source: AlterNet

“Flawed individuals will victimize you."

Posted on: Mar 10, 2014, Source: Climate Progress

Climate scientists and political scientists often confuse the public and the media by focusing on the narrow question, “Did climate change cause the drought”—that is, did it reduce precipitation?

Posted on: Nov 27, 2013, Source: Climate Progress

With methane having both a higher leakage rate and higher global warming potential than previously thought, the notion of methane as a bridge fuel is falling apart.

Posted on: Nov 4, 2013, Source: Climate Progress

Four of the country’s top climate experts have distributed an open letter “To those influencing environmental policy but opposed to nuclear power.”

Posted on: Jun 25, 2013, Source: Think Progress

Climate change is for real -- and Miami has front row seats. Scientist's explanation is highly shocking.

Posted on: Jun 20, 2013, Source: Climate Progress

The news is of particular note since the Alaska is one of the fastest warming states.

Posted on: May 7, 2013, Source: Climate Progress

Progressives should know the disinformers’ most commonly used arguments — and how to answer them crisply.

Posted on: Apr 1, 2013, Source: Think Progress

House GOP pass emergency bill criminalizing research into time travel even as their own grown children return from future with irrefutable evidence of climate catastrophe.

Posted on: Feb 1, 2013, Source: Climate Progress

Given that he has not spoken out strongly on the climate crisis since the start of his term, his words on the subject are striking.

Posted on: Nov 28, 2012, Source: Climate Progress

As sea level rises, storm surges worsen, coastal populations are put at risk, and salt water infiltrates rich deltas.

Posted on: Oct 28, 2012, Source: Climate Progress

Here's how manmade carbon pollution is making many of the most destructive kinds of extreme weather events -- Frankenstorms -- more frequent and more intense.

Posted on: Oct 24, 2012, Source: Climate Progress

Prices are also expected to stay high at the pump -- so much for consumers benefiting from "drill, baby drill."

Posted on: Sep 6, 2012, Source: Climate Progress

If so, it may well usher in a permanent change toward extreme, prolonged weather events.

Posted on: Jul 9, 2012, Source: Climate Progress

The Earth has warmed only a bit more than 1°F since the catastrophic Dust Bowl, and we are poised to warm an astounding 9-11°F this century.

Posted on: May 29, 2012, Source: Climate Progress

The scientific literature now makes clear that even 7°F warming would destroy the livable climate 7 billion people have come to depend upon.

Posted on: Feb 21, 2012, Source: Climate Progress

In this sewer of unethical and immoral activity, we all have tough choices, most especially climate scientists, the victims of many of the worst attacks.

Posted on: Aug 28, 2011, Source: ThinkProgress

Climate science suggests that global warming may lead to more and more extreme weather events like Hurricane Irene.