articles tagged: global warming
climate change deniers throw a pity party in congress to talk about hurt feelings
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climate change deniers throw a pity party in congress to talk about hurt feelings

The House's Denialist-in-Chief Lamar Smith invites his favorite climate change denialists for an afternoon of ego stroking and kvetching.

no, we’re not about to see another ice age
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no, we’re not about to see another ice age

Climate change denialists have ran out of contrarian theories so they decided to recycle an old one.

when your conspiracy has too many villains
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when your conspiracy has too many villains

To keep their jobs, climate change denialists erected a conspiracy theory that's buckling under its own weight.

does global warming make tornadoes more powerful?
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does global warming make tornadoes more powerful?

Global warming is making tornado outbreaks more unpredictable and pushing them to extremes.

the house’s luddites keep looking for a conspiracy
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the house’s luddites keep looking for a conspiracy

Lamar Smith refuses to give up on manufacturing a scandal, demanding publicly available data from NOAA

why melting permafrost could mean more disease
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why melting permafrost could mean more disease

Another scary side-effect of global warming may be the resurrection of ancient viruses from melting permafrost.

adventures in eco-outsourcing with a startup founder
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adventures in eco-outsourcing with a startup founder

The founder of Soylent is trying to make outsourcing your carbon footprint an accomplishment. It's not.

egads! an actual, scientific climate change debate!
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egads! an actual, scientific climate change debate!

Massive volcanic eruptions leave their mark on the climate record we can gleam from tree rings. And some scientists have new ideas for how to best track them...

why heat waves do matter in the end
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why heat waves do matter in the end

An individual heat wave may not mean much. But we're not seeing the occasional heat wave, we're seeing a disturbing pattern of them.

why you can’t tax your way to a greener world
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why you can’t tax your way to a greener world

Carbon taxes may prompt companies and people to switch to cleaner. But incentives, rather than punishments, may be a better approach.

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