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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.

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
Voter concern over vanishing beaches and fresh water may force GOP Gov. Rick Scott to run against his party's platform and his record.
1:30 PM ET on 8/27/204: This story has been updated with comment from Gov. Rick Scott's...
08/27/2014 | Read More
The urgency for climate modeling known as downscaling' is greatest in Alaska, which has warmed twice as fast as the rest of the country.
Hunters in the Alaskan village of Wainwright, a community of about 550 Inupiat Eskimos at the lip...
08/26/2014 | Read More
"What is effective is talking to voters," says a founder of Climate Hawks Vote in an interview. "Luckily, that kind of work doesn't take a lot of money."
Earlier this month, Hawaii Democratic Sen. Brian Schatz won his party's primary race by just 1,769...
08/20/2014 | Read More
Scientific survey finds media may be skewing its coverage of climate science by seeking out views of a small minority who questions man-made warming.
There is an overwhelming consensus among expert scientists studying climate change that man-made...
08/11/2014 | Read More
New York's mayor has yet to appoint a director to the city's top climate agency, and has remained largely mum on the issue.
Eight months into his tenure as mayor of New York, Bill de Blasio still has no one at the helm of...
08/06/2014 | Read More
Republicans and Democrats, environmentalists and the business community, get behind the groundbreaking bill.
Adapting for climate change is no longer just a recommendation in New York State. It is about to...
08/05/2014 | Read More

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