Climate Change

Climate Change

Dust bowls, water shortages, and toxins drive people from their homes

Droves of climate refugees across the world are on the move in search of greener and cleaner pastures.

Climate Change

Pants low, spirits high: McKibben on the ongoing tar-sands protest [VIDEO]

Bill McKibben was sprung from jail on Monday, as were the dozens of others arrested at the start of a protest against the proposed Keystone XL tar-sands pipeline. He said the freed protestors may have looked a bit saggy because …

Climate & Energy

People don't care about climate impacts in other countries

Messages about the urgency of climate change that depict harms to people in other countries, or even just other parts of the same country, often backfire, says a new study.

Business & Technology

Critical List: Climategate scientist cleared; Halliburton exec drinks fracking fluid

The National Science Foundation found Michael Mann, a scientist at the center of Climategate, did nothing wrong. You don’t say. Ford and Toyota are going to be working together on technology for hybrid trucks and SUVs. Apparently Michele Bachmann wants …

Climate Change

Why isn't the climate left stronger?

Chris Mooney has an amusing reply to my piece on conservative white males (CWM) and the politics of climate. He notes that liberal psychology tends to be the inverse of CWM psychology, in ways that pose considerable political challenges.

Politics

Chris Christie says ‘climate change is real’ while vetoing climate action

The New Jersey governor believes that human-made climate change exists, but is blocking his state's participation in a regional climate program.

Election 2012

Huntsman slams Perry on climate, Bachmann on gas prices

Jon Huntsman believes in climate change and isn't afraid to say so -- or to call out his rivals on how their anti-science stance is hurting the Republican Party.

Climate Change

'I'm scared out of my mind' — but still getting arrested to stop the tar-sands pipeline [VIDEO]

More than 100 activists have been arrested so far for protesting against the proposed Keystone XL pipeline in front of the White House. Watch on video.

Climate & Energy

Climate change makes alien invasion more likely

Update: Depressingly, this wasn't funded by NASA at all, although one of the authors is from NASA's planetary science division (he worked on it in his free time). It's still a good read though. (Thanks, Kate Sheppard!) Here's good news …