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Arctic Sea Ice Extent: Lower than Normal is the Norm

The National Snow and Ice Data Center has been tracking Arctic Ocean sea ice extent for many years, and yesterday released new data on the extent of Arctic sea ice, compared to the 1981-2000 average for this time of year:

As you can see, the 2015 Arctic Ocea sea ice extent has consistently fallen […]

Another Record Hot Month – Trump And Carson Have No Plan

Bernie Sanders, Hillary Clinton, and Jill Stein each have a plan for how to confront the growing crisis of climate change. The GOP frontrunners, Donald Trump and Ben Carson, have no plan. […]

Donald Trump Inaccuracy One Degree Celsius Above Normal

Three weeks ago, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump announced that global warming couldn’t possibly be real, because New York City was about to receive a “major freeze” that would be “weeks ahead of normal”. Actually, a freeze would have been just about a week ahead of the average first freeze date for New York City, […]

Update On Donald Trump’s Big Chill

If Donald Trump can’t even read a local weather forecast accurately, how can he be trusted with data in more complex contexts, such as the national economy, foreign policy, congressional relations, and global climate change? […]

No, Jeb Bush Should Not Take Advice From Pope Francis On Climate Change

Yesterday, U.S. Representative Bill Foster rose to the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives to add his two cents to a debate over a religion, science, and climate change. Foster told his colleagues in Congress, “Last week Pope Francis challenged us to take courageous steps to combat climate change, a call to action that […]

Derek Kilmer Addresses Climate Issue Behind Fire That McMorris Rodgers Avoids

McMorris Rodgers has refused to support legislation that will alleviate suffering in Washington’s coastal communities. […]

Obama’s Long Neglect Of Climate Change Provokes Skepticism With Alaska PR Stunt

So, President Barack Obama is taking a hike on a melting glacier in Alaska this week. That’s nice. He’s giving speeches about the urgency of addressing climate change. That’s nice.

In 2008, though, Obama promoted ridiculous “clean coal” propaganda from the fossil fuels industry. In 2009, Obama walked away from climate legislation that he had […]

The Top 5 Reasons Stupid Liberals Can’t Understand Global Cooling

Yes, when it comes to climate change, we liberals are stupid… Right now, we need more than just scientifically-informed liberals to confront these facts. […]

Seriously, John Kasich

John Kasich’s leadership style seems to be to mumble along, trying not to say very much, identifying problems while avoiding solutions, and then, when cornered, blurt out old ideas that have already failed. […]

Climate Disaster Previewed With California Water War In US Congress

Instead of fighting over the shrinking resources that remain, legislators in Congress ought to be working together to deal with climate change, the root cause of the increased frequency of severe drought in the Southwest. […]

June 2015 was the Warmest Global June on Record

“Contrary to what global warming extremists suggest, the science of climate change is not decided.” So wrote the “Acton Institute” on June 17, 2015. The “Acton Institute” is funded by Exxon Mobil, deregulation billionaire David H. Koch, abd deregulation billionaire Richard DeVos, and its leadership includes representatives of corporations in the oil industry. The “Action […]