Report names Australia’s ‘big four’ banks as heaviest lenders to coal and gas expansion in Barrier Reef area, sparks calls for customer boycott.
Tag: "global warming"
Survey reinforces ‘possibly most important thing to communicate’ on climate change: 97% scientific consensus on humans causing global warming.
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.
The prospect of a seasonally ice-free Arctic has sparked a scramble for influence in the region. America’s new strategy highlights conflicting goals.
As well as a rendition of the David Bowie classic, Canada’s first ISS commander offers a unique perspective on how humans are changing Earth’s climate.
It all depends who’s doing the asking – and what the weather’s like when they’re doing it. Studies have revealed just how difficult it can be to get a true picture of the general public’s view on climate change – especially from mainstream media. But all things being equal, it looks like the science is winning.
What began as a predominantly ecological question is rapidly transforming into an economic one, putting the global climate movement on the verge of a remarkable victory that would include the removal of the oil, coal and gas industries. And the greatest transfer of wealth and power the world has ever seen.
Instead of getting exhausted by the arguments of climate deniers, give this flowchart a try – a joint effort from Grist and Climate Desk.
Climate Commission report says Australian climate has already shifted, increasing intensity, frequency of extreme weather – in some cases permanently.
The fossil fuel industry is pushing carbon capture and storage in a big way at the Doha climate talks, and is calling for the same policy measures it once ridiculed for wind and solar. It even has the endorsement of a group of leading environmental NGOs. But do we really need it?
At COP 18, the difference between the urgent need to act and the inertia of UN climate negotiations has never been so marked. Neither has the gap in expectations between developed and developing nations. For the most vulnerable countries, the offer on the table threatens to lock in failure.
Polar oceans will likely be first to feel the impact of ocean acidification. These cold seas may provide an important lesson for Australia’s warmer waters.
Lord Monckton’s latest antics have Andrew Bolt concerned that climate sceptics will be seen as fringe dwellers with loopy beliefs. Hmmm.
New research into more than 100 climate science denial books finds almost all of them are largely the products of conservative-leaning think tanks.