Phil Plait

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

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.

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.

Science

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.

Politics

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.

Climate & Energy

Debating a climate denier? It’s OK to be smart.

This video has some tips and tricks to keep you afloat in your next conversation with the climate-impaired.

Climate & Energy

Yep, Antarctica is melting away faster than ever

A new report from NASA and UC-Irvine confirms — again — that Antarctica is melting away.