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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.

An immediate response to troubling allegations around Dr. Willie Soon’s failure to disclose funding sources for his contrarian climate change research.
The Smithsonian has opened an investigation into the ethical conduct of Willie Soon, one of its...
02/23/2015 | Read More
Human-caused global warming will create conditions more severe than any in past 1,000 years, new research shows.
As harsh as the current long-running California drought has been, conditions in the American West...
02/12/2015 | Read More
Amount of rain and snow falling in the heaviest precipitation events in the Northeast has jumped 71% in last half-century, consistent with climate change.
Winter storm Juno is expected to dump as much as 3 feet of snow across parts of New England early...
01/27/2015 | Read More
Administrator walks back her earlier pipeline comments and says EPA needs to learn from industry how to better regulate methane.
The Obama administration's new plan for reducing the oil and gas industry's methane emissions will...
01/16/2015 | Read More
Ten of the hottest years ever have occurred in the past 18 years. Scientists say the trend is 'driven by greenhouse gases.'
The year 2014 was officially the hottest year since records began, federal scientists announced on...
01/16/2015 | Read More
Series of studies under way to help clarify natural gas's overall impact on climate change.
The early years of the shale boom came with a widely held assumption that the vast quantities of...
01/07/2015 | Read More
Hottest year on record provided setting for conclusive scientific findings as mushrooming climate movement pressed world leaders to act.
It was January, and tennis players at the Australian Open were suffering through the scorcher that...
12/29/2014 | Read More
'We've been here for less than 10 minutes hiking, and we've already spotted a polar bear.'
More than a year ago, InsideClimate News reporter Sabrina Shankman set out to tell the story of...
12/03/2014 | Read More
Rundown of how we got the polar bear attack story, and how it turned into a harrowing tale of global warming that affects everyone.
Inside the making of Meltdown: Terror at the Top of the World by InsideClimate News in partnership...
12/01/2014 | Read More
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

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