Punishments Proposed for Climate Change Deniers

One of the central environmental debates in recent years among the nation’s politicians – if not the scientists – is whether human activity is actually causing climate change. Or, in some cases, whether climate change is real at all. The topic is especially hot among pundits and think tanks on the conservative side of the political aisle. For example, the…

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Video Friday: A Historical Perspective on Climate Change

I’ve noticed increased activity in the “twittersphere” this week trumpeting many of the well-worn memes of climate denial, apparently due to Barack Obama’s mention of climate change action in his second inaugural address on Monday. “Al Gore invented global warming in 2006;” “They changed the name from global warming to climate change;” “It’s cold outside where I live so global warming…

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Video Friday: Al Gore – “This Earth”

A remix from MelodySheep (one of our favorites on YouTube) features Al Gore making his “musical debut” from this week’s live global broadcast 24 Hours of Reality: The Dirty Weather Report produced by the Climate Reality Project. Featured post image credit: Kevin M. Gill, courtesy flickr

Musings of a Malcontent - environmental irony every week

Musings of a Malcontent: If Al Gore Has Had Enough – You Know We’re in Trouble

“Musings of a Malcontent” is a weekly op-ed by GlobalWarmingisReal contributor Carlyle Coash For those of you living underground near a lava flow, you may have missed Al Gore and his spectacular meltdown last week. Wow. Frankly I am amazed it took this long. The level of ridiculousness he relates to on a daily basis is staggering. He is the…

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The latest environmental news headlines

Enviro News Wrap: French Solar Investment; Climategate Retrospective; Japan’s Energy Future, and more…

GlobalWarmingisReal contributor Anders Hellum-Alexander wraps-up the climate and environmental news headlines for the past week: The largest oil company in France, Total, bought 60% of SunPower, one of the largest PV solar panel manufacturers in the world. As other large oil companies drift away from investments in alternative energy Total is diving right in. There are too many types of…

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Krauthammer on Climate Change, Winter, Godzilla, and Religion

Not one to miss an opportunity for cheap shots at Al Gore’s expense, Washington Post columnist Charles Krauthammer spoke recently of the “religion” of global warming and asserts that if Al Gore had his way, he’d claim that Godzilla is coming because of ocean spores. What good fun. What Krauthhammer misses is in his glee to discredit Al Gore is…

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Al Gore didn't invent global warming

Did Al Gore Invent Global Warming? Climate Science, Back to the Fifties

Back in the earlier days of this blog, when Al Gore’s Inconvenient Truth was up for an Academy Award, I wrote a piece called Al Gore Invented Global Warming. The title was a play on the common notion that Al Gore claimed to have invented the internet. In the article, I poked a little fun at both Al and the assembled…

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