“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
Guess: When Was the Last Time that the Globe Had a Month Cooler than the 1951-1980 Average? What Are the Chances of That?
There Is No Global Warming, screams a NewsMax headline yesterday. No Global Warming? Let’s play make-a-guess using NASA’s GISS temperature data dating from January 1880 to May 2015 to test that assertion. To play the game, make a guess: how many months has it been
Globally, 2015 has experienced the hottest first five months of any year on record, since global temperatures began to be measured in 1895.
Presidential Candidate Rick Santorum, 2015, on how religious people worried about global warming should shut up and “leave science to the scientists”: “The church has gotten it wrong a few times on science, and I think that we probably are better off leaving science to
One town’s weather is not the same as global climate. It’s easy to lose track of the difference because as humans we pay more attention to what we see with our own eyes and pay less attention to what we don’t see. It’s even easier
Marc Morano of the Exxon-funded and Chevron-funded website Climate Depot declared in April 2015 that “There is no global warming crisis! … now going on almost two decades of no global warming.” Echoing the same theme, Nancy J. Thorner of Lake Bluff, Illinois wrote a
While Bernard Sanders speaks strongly on the issue of climate change, the Republicans and Hillary Clinton pretend the issue doesn’t exist as our atmosphere reaches a global CO2 average of 400 ppm for the first time in recorded history.
I hear it’s “Earth Day” today. Hooray! Do we have an Earth Day carol yet? I Wish I had a Lump of Soil I Wish I had a Clump of Clay I’d Mix it up with Compost And Call it Okay, Ooooooo… Then maybe to
The University of Maine, the University of Dayton, Stanford University, and Syracuse University are just a few among the schools that have already chosen to divest, driving down the stock price of fossil fuel companies. Watch for more to join the list.
Tulane University faculty have sent a letter to the school’s president and board of trustees, stating, “we call on Tulane University to freeze new investment in the Carbon Tracker 200 fossil fuel companies, and to divest within five years from direct ownership and any commingled funds that include fossil fuel public equities and corporate bonds.”
Yale University asserts that talking about climate change a lot, and buying efficient light bulbs, while pouring billions of dollars into dirty fossil fuels, is the right way to address global warming?