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Enviro News Wrap: Climate Science Confirmation (again); Beleaguered Oceans; Tar Sands Skyline, and more…

GlobalWarmingisReal contributor Anders Hellum-Alexander wraps-up and comments on the climate and environmental news headlines for the past week: Global warming is real, and it was just confirmed again for about the millionth time. The only people that doubt human-caused climate change are people that benefit from climate change denial or people that believe misinformation campaigns by people who benefit from climate change denial. The…

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Enviro News Wrap: A Break for Wind; Sustainable Farming and Ranching; Muller’s About Face, and more…

GlobalWarmingisReal contributor Anders Hellum-Alexander wraps-up and comments on the climate and environmental news headlines for the past week: A vital tax credit for the US Wind industry set to expire may soon be extended. This is great news for the growing industry. Mitt Romney tried to thwart the effort by making negative comments carried in the media, but wind is winning this…

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Defining who are climate change deniers and who are friends of the Earth

Who Are Climate Change Deniers and who are Friends of the Earth?

Who are the people who deny climate change science and who supports efforts to combat environmental degradation? There is a stark contrast between those who deny climate change and those who support a healthier environment. Overall, deniers tend to be conservative white males over 50, and while friends of the environment tend to be much more diverse, they tend to be…

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Irresponsible Media Continues to Fuel Climategate Controversy

Climategate is a media ruse based on sensationalism, not investigative journalism. When the climategate story broke, a number of people welcomed the news and eagerly offered their emotional support. Now that the scientists involved were vindicated by three investigations, one would expect to see retractions or at least addendums to the coverage. Unfortunately this is not the case. Climategate refers the…

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The Weekly Mulch from the Media Consortium: Global Weirding vs. “Slushing Thinking” of Climate Deniers (or why winter still happens)

By Sarah Laskow, Media Consortium Blogger (reposted with permission) Climate skeptics found plenty of reasons to dig out their dreary critiques this week, between the continuing controversy over erroneous reports from the International Panel for Climate Change (IPCC) and the record-breaking snowfall on the East Coast. Sen. James Inhofe (R-OK) and his family built an igloo which Inhofe then dubbed…

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Debating Climate Change – The Scientific Perspective

Two videos present a clear-headed approach to the explanation of climate change andwhy most scientists attribute man-made causes as a significant contributor to recent warming. The two most credible counter-arguments to this view are also presented.