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I doubt this will do anything, but it would be nice if it did. Really bad people should be shunned: Dozens of climate scientists and environmental groups are calling for museums of science and natural history to “cut all ties” with fossil fuel companies and philanthropists like the Koch brothers. A letter released on Tuesday […]

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This is awesome

If you want climate change preparedness money, you have to admit there’s such a thing as climate change! Can’t wait to hear what Fox News does with this one: In an elegant reply to politicians who aren’t scientists but don’t mind ignoring experts who are, the Federal Emergency Management Agency has come up with a […]

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Hottest winter on record

Well, I hope at least we get one more summer like the last one out of this mess, because it was just about perfect: It may not make shivering Northeasterners feel any better, but their miserable winter wasn’t shared by the rest of the planet. The three-month stretch from December through February was the warmest […]

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Wind energy accounts for less than 5 percent of America’s electricity usage, but other than hydroelectric dams, it’s the biggest source of renewable energy, accounting for 23 percent of new power production from last year. From Mother Jones: Some experts think wind could provide a fifth of the world’s energy by 2030. But wind in […]

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Via Politico. Voters need to be prepared to fight back against Republican obstruction or retribution: President Barack Obama is quietly but steadily working behind the scenes on what could become one of his signature achievements: A global agreement to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. What he’s seeking out of the December U.N. climate talks in Paris […]

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Whoopee, we’re all gonna die

You may have heard that Antarctic ice is melting, but new research shows that it’s even worse than suspected. A study published Monday in the journal Nature Geoscience found that a huge floating section of ice, abutting one of eastern Antarctica’s largest glaciers, may be more vulnerable to melting than previously thought. As this ice […]

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God, I love Republicans! Officials with the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), the agency in charge of setting conservation policy and enforcing environmental laws in the state, issued directives in 2011 barring thousands of employees from using the phrases “climate change” and “global warming”, according to a bombshell report by the Florida Center for […]

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Not to piss on your enthusiasm or anything, but political insiders have told me they believe Obama will use the Keystone XL later in an attempt to bargain. I hope it’s not true, but look at how he justifies the veto: Because Congress tried to circumvent his authority. We’ll see: The Keystone bill cleared the […]

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And it leads you right to a Koch climate whore: A prominent academic and climate change denier’s work was funded almost entirely by the energy industry, receiving more than $1.2m from companies, lobby groups and oil billionaires over more than a decade, newly released documents show. Over the last 14 years Willie Soon, a researcher […]

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