Pro-science Terry McAuliffe has been elected governor of Virginia over Ken Cuccinelli, the leader of a witch hunt against climatologist Michael Mann.
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The man tipped to lead a federal review of the $5trn financial services industry says the climate problem is ‘severely overstated’.
Bjorn Lomborg’s argument that the best way to cut emissions is to focus funding on renewables R&D is a poor excuse to put off determined action.
Skeptical Science has developed an excellent collection of one-line responses to deniers of climate change. Here are the top 99 with links to the science.
Climate Commission adds voice for tight carbon budget, calls for major changes to energy production, says most fossil fuel reserves must stay in the ground.
Lord Monckton’s latest antics have Andrew Bolt concerned that climate sceptics will be seen as fringe dwellers with loopy beliefs. Hmmm.
Survey reinforces ‘possibly most important thing to communicate’ on climate change: 97% scientific consensus on humans causing global warming.
Instead of getting exhausted by the arguments of climate deniers, give this flowchart a try – a joint effort from Grist and Climate Desk.
Lord Monckton’s Doha antics might have got him banned from all future UN climate negotiations, but they had no impact at all on the outcome. It is domestic politics – and the likes of Tony Abbott – that has been the biggest drain on ambition, and on the ability of any major party to respond to calls to meet the science.
New research into more than 100 climate science denial books finds almost all of them are largely the products of conservative-leaning think tanks.
Predictions made in the IPCC’s 1990 report have so far proved accurate, suggesting the world is on track for a radical climate shift.
Damned if they don’t: An Italian court has sentenced six scientists to six years’ jail for failing to accurately predict an earthquake.
In the latest installment of the Actually… video series, W. Kamau Bell explains why he hates science, just like Mitt Romney.
Two recently published climate sceptic books have starkly illustrated the need to enhance the scientific literacy of Australia’s children.
Scientist Peter Gleik’s role in leaking documents from the climate sceptical Heartland Institute has elicited strong reactions from both sides of the fence.
A right-wing think tank funded by top US corporates is developing an elementary school curriculum that presents climate science as a ‘major controversy.’