Phil Plait

Phil Plait is an astronomer, lecturer, and author of Bad Astronomy.

Climate & Energy

No human alive has seen 7 months this hot before

Since October, we're breaking heat records every month.

Climate & Energy

Earth is getting greener. Here’s why that’s a problem.

A little more CO2 is good for plants. A lot is disastrous for everyone.

Climate & Energy

No, climate scientists have not been “altering” temperature data. Sorry, deniers.

New research confirms that scientists are using solid techniques to calibrate their data.

Climate & Energy

The truth about satellite measurements and global warming (Hint: Ted Cruz has it wrong)

Watch climate scientists set Cruz straight.

Climate & Energy

The hopeful news about CO2 emissions and climate change

After a decade of sharp growth, the rate of global CO2 emission is projected to drop a little bit in 2015.

Climate & Energy

In Wyoming, climate change is all too real

Snow is melting earlier in the northwest region of the state, which has profound consequences for Wyoming's agriculture.


Arctic ice melt sets yet another record

This year's Arctic sea ice hit a new low.

Climate & Energy

No, climate scientists are not manipulating their data

Some climate deniers say scientists are skewing data to show a warming planet. Here's why they're wrong.


Climate denier Ted Cruz to oversee NASA. Houston, we have a problem

This is not a good thing. Just how bad it is will be determined.