It's settled: 97 percent of experts agree on human-caused global warming

There is an overwhelming expert scientific consensus on human-caused global warming.

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The similarities between Trump support and climate change denial

Old, white, conservative males support Trump and oppose free market climate solutions for similar reasons

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Earth is warming 50 times faster than when it comes out of an ice age

A major new study includes some scary implications about how rapidly humans are changing the Earth’s climate

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Here is why Ted Cruz's attack on climate change science is hilariously wrong

Satellites don’t measure the Earth’s temperature. Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) and his fellow climate contrarians love the satellite data, but as Carl Mears of the Remote Sensing Systems (RSS) satellite dataset and Ben Santer recently wrote ,

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Propaganda trumps journalism in conservative media climate reporting

Isoprene: it’s a gas that helps aerosols form in the atmosphere. It’s relevant to climate change because aerosols help clouds form, which can have cooling (by reflecting sunlight) or warming (by trapping heat) effects, depending on the type of cloud. Aerosols also cause cooling by directly scattering sunlight.

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Fox News' inner struggle with climate misinformation

Research has shown that Fox News is a major driving force behind climate denial , decreasing viewer trust in scientists and the existence of global warming. In 2013, only 28% of Fox News’ climate science segments were accurate , although that was an improvement over its 7% accuracy in 2012.

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Global warming deniers are an endangered species

At the end of this year there will be a critically important international climate change conference in Paris . At this conference, nations will attempt to reach an agreement to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and slow global warming.

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Climate denial linked to conspiratorial thinking in new study

A new study has examined the comments on climate science-denying blogs and found strong evidence of widespread conspiratorial thinking. The study looks at the comments made in response to a previous paper linking science denial and conspiracy theories.

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Research downplaying impending global warming is overturned

A new paper just published in Science Bulletin by Mark Richardson , Zeke Hausfather , Dana Nuccitelli , Ken Rice , and John Abraham shows that mainstream climate models simulate global temperature observations much better than the “irreducibly simple climate model” of Christopher Monckton , Willie Soon , David Legates , and William Briggs .

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Congress manufactures doubt and denial in climate change hearing

US Congress periodically holds hearings on issues related to climate change. Because the subject has become a partisan one in America, they generally follow a predictable pattern – Democrats invite science and policy expert witnesses who agree with the expert consensus on human-caused global warming and the need to address it, and Republicans invite witnesses who disagree .

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Fossil fuel industry caught taking a page out of the tobacco playbook

Last week, Willie Soon was caught failing to disclose conflicts of interest in his climate research and congressional testimony after having received over $1.2 million in funding from fossil fuel companies. This revelation raised alarms in Congress, with Rep. Grijalva sending letters to the universities of seven other scientists who have provided climate-related testimony, and Senators Markey, Boxer, and Whitehouse sending inquiries to 100 fossil fuel companies, trade groups, and NGOs . Senator Markey wrote,

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Tree-ring cores show California is suffering the worst drought in 1200 years

A new paper published in the journal Geophysical Research Letters by Griffin & Anchukaitis concludes that the 2012–2014 drought in California was its most intense in at least 1,200 years.

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A new free market climate bill puts Republicans in Congress between a rock and a hard place

Senators Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) and Brian Schatz (D-HI) introduced a climate bill in the US Senate last week. The American Opportunity Carbon Fee Act proposes to tax carbon pollution at the source or at the border for imports, and return 100% of the revenue to taxpayers. The tax would therefore be revenue-neutral, not increasing the size of government.

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