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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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Enviro News Wrap: Young Americans Reject Denial; the Politics of Solar; Halliburton’s Slap on the Wrist, more…

GlobalWarmingisReal contributor Anders Hellum-Alexander wraps-up and comments on the climate and environmental news headlines for the past week: Young people in America believe in science: when polled 73 percent say that global warming deniers are “crazy, out of touch and ignorant” Solar energy is vulnerable to political attacks. Each state and local area has its own rules and laws that make solar…

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Enviro News Wrap: Wind Power on the Rise; We Are All Climate Change Deniers; Pipelines and Tar Sands Oil (not Keystone)

GlobalWarmingisReal contributor Anders Hellum-Alexander wraps-up and comments on the climate and environmental news headlines for the past week: Wind power is growing in America, 20 percent of the energy mix in America could be wind power by 2030 Are we all, to some degree, climate change deniers? Its hard to internalize the future effects of climate change. I have at least…

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

Global Warming Delusions: Climate Change, the Wall Street Journal, and Delusional ex-Professors

A recent commentary in the Wall Street Journal by Daniel B. Botkin* warns of the delusions many have about climate change and argues that, if it exists and has an anthropomorphic component, its effects will likely be minimal. Mr. Botkin trots out his credentials as emeritus professor of ecology at UC Santa Barbara to assure us he has no agenda and is speaking from a platform…

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