Phil Plait

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

Climate & Energy

The truth about Arctic sea ice melt, and its inevitable denial

Um, no, there is NOT more ice at the poles -- and other denier myths debunked.

Climate & Energy

When a species poisons an entire planet

We aren't the only creatures who polluted the atmosphere and forever changed life on Earth.

Climate & Energy

We’re still losing ice at the poles

The Arctic ice floats on the ocean, the Antarctic ice over land and sea, meaning that they melt different. But they're both melting.

Climate & Energy

Why debunk climate change deniers?

The more people who can show these claims for what they are -- wrong, willfully or otherwise -- the better.

Climate & Energy

A gorgeous video of a devastating fire

Photographer Matt Johnson traveled to Colorado in June 2013 and shot time-lapse footage of the West Fork Complex Fires.

Climate & Energy

Ice going, humanity: Arctic melting at alarming rates

There's less and less ice covering the Arctic every year, and the ice that's left is getting thinner. This is a very bad sign.

Climate & Energy

16 years of no global warming? Yeah, right

Once unleashed, junk science is hard to tamp down. Here's an easy-to-understand video debunking one of the most common climate-denier claims.

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