As a climate scientist and former IPCC lead author, this is by far the most sobering and urgent IPCC report I have read. Read more >
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August 4, 2017 2:38 PM EDT
Scott Pruitt, the Administrator of the US Environmental Protection Agency, appears to need some help in understanding the scientific evidence of human-caused climate change. Read more >
June 1, 2017 5:57 PM EDT
It is remarkable what you can achieve when you set the bar really low.
By announcing his plan to withdraw the United States from participation in the Paris climate accord, shamefully reneging on our nation’s commitment to join with the world community of nations in fighting climate change, President Trump accomplished the striking feat of making appear virtuous and responsible almost every other major entity whose actions have contributed mightily to the problem.
Even ExxonMobil. Read more >
May 24, 2017 5:17 PM EDT
We need members of Congress to resist the Trump administration’s call for deep cuts to federal science and science-based environmental and public health protections in its proposed FY18 budget. We also need to keep them from adding anti-science special provisions, or ‘policy riders,’ in the budget bill they ultimately pass.
There is reason for both hope and concern. Read more >
March 29, 2017 4:02 PM EDT
The committee held a hearing on Wednesday that presented a tired sideshow of climate deniers going through their well-rehearsed paces—the science hearing equivalent of a World Wrestling Entertainment match. Read more >