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Military leaders: Climate strategy vital, not a political game

A panel of extraordinary military leaders—16 men and women generals and admirals, including prior commanders, commandants, and members of the Joint Chiefs of Staff—came to a pretty devastating conclusion recently about climate strategy. The Military……

Eight pseudoscientific climate claims debunked by real scientists

Most people who deny that human activity is warming the planet just dismiss a massive body of scientific evidence as a big hoax. But there’s a more sophisticated set of climate “skeptics” who make arguments that, at least to the lay ear, sound……

Up to five billion people face ‘entirely new climate’ by 2050

The mean annual climate of the average location on Earth will slip past the most extreme conditions experienced during the past 150 years and into new territory by between 2047 and 2069, depending on the amount of…  …

Climate change cost much larger than expected, prize-winning economist says

MADRID – British economist Nicholas Stern said the price of fighting climate change is now higher than he estimated in a 2006 study that earned him a 400,000-euro (530,000) Spanish award on Friday. Stern won the BBVA Foundation award for measuring the economic cost of climate change, notably in his…

Group: Climate bill could mean 540,000 new jobs per year

WASHINGTON — New rules to cap US carbon emissions and promote clean energy could create as many as 540,000 US jobs a year, a green group claimed Tuesday, as the BP oil spill fueled debate over reform. With the massive Gulf of Mexico slick pushing energy reform to the top…

Bill Nye the Science Guy: Climate change deniers are ‘unpatriotic’

Frozen water fell from the sky today, therefore thousands of scientists the world over are liars. Just go with it. That’s the narrative coming from Fox News in their coverage of the heavy snow blanketing the eastern coast of the United States this winter. Thankfully, there’s Bill Nye the Science…

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