Climate primer: Global warming made scintillating
Catch some of Grist’s most riveting recent coverage of climate change — perfect fodder for cocktail chatter, guaranteed to make you the life of the party.
- Stuff white people like: denying climate change
Conservative white men are far more likely to deny the threat of climate change than other people, reports David Roberts. So what should we do about it? Here are some ideas.
- Confused with a chance of flip-flop: Mitt Romney’s views on climate and energy
Where does the quasi-presumptive Republican nominee stand on climate change, at least for the moment? Find out.
- Top five craziest things GOP contenders said on climate in 2011
The anti-science wing of the Republican Party has made climate craziness a litmus test for the presidency, and GOP nominees are living up to the challenge.
- Time to be angry, not cynical, about corporate money in politics
We’re unfazed by things that should shake us to the core, like the way the dirty-energy industry buys politicians and screws over our climate, writes Bill McKibben.
- The brutal logic of climate change
Putting climate change in the background and focusing instead on innovation and energy security won’t work. Immediate, aggressive action is needed if we hope to avoid terrible consequences, argues David Roberts.
See also: The brutal logic of climate change mitigation & ‘Brutal logic’ and climate communications
- The top five takeaways from the Durban climate talks
Whatever became of those big U.N. climate negotiations last month? Here’s everything you need to know.
- Finally, celebrities come up with some real global warming solutions
That Kristen Wiig is really on to something …