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Climate ScienceThe scientific community is certain with near unanimity that man-made global warming is disrupting Earth’s climate and that remedies are urgently needed. But public opinion and political rhetoric do not mirror the prevailing scientific consensus. We report here on continuing climate research and the controversies which surround the empirical findings.
The infrared camera image taken by Greenpeace on Tuesday.
The sizeable leak from a plugged well raises fresh concerns about accidents and methane's role in global warming.
The French energy company Total estimates that its North Sea Elgin field gas well is leaking about...
Apr 5, 2012 | Read More
President Obama deliver remarks on his "all of the above" energy strategy at the
Mining and using tar sands oil creates more greenhouse gas emissions than conventional oil. But that's rarely mentioned anymore.
When President Obama traveled to Cushing, Okla. last week to declare his support for building the...
Mar 26, 2012 | Read More
Course on climate change for schoolchidren led by the International Polar Founda
Science education experts say the group's proposed curriculum, designed by a long-time climate skeptic, will foster confusion, not learning.
The revelation last month that the Heartland Institute, a libertarian group based in Chicago, is...
Mar 15, 2012 | Read More
Michael Mann, the Penn State University climate scientist who has been ensnared
'We're not actively trying to pick a fight or become part of the debate but to provide a badly needed service,' says defense fund co-director.
The Climate Science Legal Defense Fund, which was officially formed less than two months ago, is...
Mar 13, 2012 | Read More
New report suggests efforts by Heartland to undermine the teaching of global warming in schools are already underway on college campuses.
An associate of the Heartland Institute, the think tank devoted to discrediting climate change,...
Feb 29, 2012 | Read More
Peter Gleick
Pacific Institute 'deeply concerned' about Gleick's deception to obtain confidential documents from the libertarian think tank.
The career and reputation of the scientist behind the Heartland Institute exposé was in jeopardy on...
Feb 23, 2012 | Read More
Rick Santorum speaking to the Republican Leadership Conference
GOP scientists say their attempts to talk about climate dangers with their party's politicians and their aides have largely fallen on deaf ears.
A number of prominent U.S. climate scientists who identify themselves as Republican say their...
Feb 22, 2012 | Read More
A drilling rig stands over a natural gas well in Colorado
Research suggests that emissions of methane, a greenhouse gas 20 times more potent than CO2, far exceed current estimates for gas drilling and production.
Weeks after Barack Obama promoted natural gas as a key part of U.S. energy policy in his State of...
Feb 9, 2012 | Read More
Two ranchers walk across parched dried soil in Culberson County, Texas.
Temperature data shows the Texas heat wave wouldn't have occurred without warming, Hansen claims. Others aren't ready to draw such a definitive conclusion.
For three months last summer, temperatures in Texas soared higher than at any time in recorded...
Jan 31, 2012 | Read More
James Hansen of NASA
At a recent conference, scientists debate how far they should go in expressing their concerns about the world's response to global warming.
Factors contributing to climate change are moving faster than predicted and pushing us toward...
Dec 29, 2011 | Read More