Climate Skeptics


The top five things voters need to know about conservatives and climate change

There's been a recent surge of stories about conservatives and climate change in the mainstream media. But oddly, none of them tell voters what they most need to know on the subject. It's time for a primer.

Climate Skeptics

Climate-change deniers hitting a wall — but so is the planet

It’s been a tough few weeks for the forces of climate-change denial. But let's not forget how effective they've been over the years.

Climate Skeptics

Winning the climate culture war

More science will not cure climate skeptics and pandering to conservatives can only win battles, not the war. So, what's the right strategy in the climate fight?

Climate Skeptics

It wasn’t just the billboards: How activists brought down the Heartland Institute

Yes, the Heartland Institute shot itself in the foot with its stupid Unabomber billboard. But what really hurt was the anti-Heartland campaign joined by tens of thousands of citizen activists.

Climate & Energy

Report: Corporations are big fat hypocrites about climate change

Corporations are officially people now, and like people, sometimes corporations will loudly say that they believe one thing while their actions reveal another preference entirely. Like a lady who says she wants to settle down but dates only dudes who …

Climate Change

North Carolina tries to outlaw sea-level rise

North Carolina is no stranger to the "if you dislike it then you should have made a law against it" model of legislation, but this is extreme: A new bill would rule that scientists are not allowed to accurately predict …

Climate Skeptics

Once again, with feeling: More science will not cure climate skepticism

A new study in Nature found that scientific literacy doesn't tamp down climate skepticism. On the contrary, a more educated populace is even more polarized on the issue.

Climate Skeptics

The self-inflicted downfall of the Heartland Institute

The Heartland Institute lost a huge chunk of funding and canceled its climate denial conference, thanks to backlash after an offensive billboard campaign and other revelations of the group's extreme views.

Climate Skeptics

Sorry guys, no more Heartland Institute conferences

Denialist think tank the Heartland Institute likes to have all its besties over once a year to watch movies, braid each other’s hair, and talk about how they don’t believe in science or, when it comes down to it, really …