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The 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.

Graphic shows how current climate fund pledges for poor nations stack up to what's needed.
Depending on who you ask, the $9.7 billion in pledges for the Green Climate Fund is either a woeful...
11/28/2014 | Read More
Education groups pressure publishers to rid textbooks of inaccuracies and distortions, but the Texas Board of Education could still require them.
Update at 6:10 PM on Nov. 21, 2014: The Texas State Board of Education approved nearly 100 new...
11/20/2014 | Read More
Part of a new ICN ebook, these maps based on satellite images bear witness to the man-made Arctic meltdown happening before our eyes.
One of the indisputable facts of climate change is the rapid melting of the Arctic. Since 1979,...
11/13/2014 | Read More
'Insurers show widespread indifference to climate risk, both in regard to their core business' and their investments, new report says.
Even though insurers are in the business of protecting others from risk, a new report shows that...
10/23/2014 | Read More
Overwhelming evidence says high ozone levels cause health problems, including aggravated asthma, bronchitis, heart attacks and premature death.
A high-stakes battle over the nation's ozone pollution rule reached a new milestone last week when...
10/15/2014 | Read More
The punishing heat has tested the region's energy supplier and is a harbinger of things to come as coastal areas get hit hard by climate change.
San Diego, known for having one of the most desirable climates in the United States, set a record...
10/14/2014 | Read More
Two of the top three states to receive FEMA disaster grants through 2012 are led by governors who aren't convinced that climate change poses a threat.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency is about to make a significant shift in the way it handles...
10/01/2014 | Read More
The effort is one of many recent climate communication projects to try to deepen public understanding of the climate crisis amid political inaction.
While the climate community was fixed on global climate negotiations unfolding at the UN last week...
09/30/2014 | Read More
The business presence at this year's Climate Week went well beyond the 'green bubble' that has long surrounded such climate advocacy.
Climate Week presented a two-front push for nations to take action on climate change. The moral...
09/29/2014 | Read More
What we do with the world's 14 biggest reserves of carbon will help determine the pace and depth of climate change and the fate of future generations.
It took hundreds of millions of years for Earth's fossil fuel deposits to form, but mankind has...
09/25/2014 | Read More

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