- The “Youth v Gov” Climate Change Lawsuit: An Update and Some Insightful Perspectives
- After a 19-Month Vacancy, White House Taps an Academic Meteorologist to Head the OSTP
- Taking Stock of Climate Change Impacts: How Many Puerto Rican Lives Did Hurricane Maria Take?
- As Fossil Fuels Melt the Planet, Could Climate Change Cause a Nuclear Meltdown?
- As the Trump Administration Tries to Tamp Down Climate Change, We are Rising Up to Meet the Challenge
- Assessments of Climate Impacts and Adaptation
- Attacks on Climate Science and Scientists
- Climate Change Education and Communication
- Climate Change Mitigation
- Climate Change Preparedness
- Climate Litigation
- Climate Science Censorship
- Climate Science Watch
- Climate Science Watch Update
- Congress: Legislation and Oversight
- Global Climate Disruption and Impacts
- Global Warming Denial Machine
- International Climate Policy
- National Security
- Obama Administration
- Obama Climate Plan
- Politicization of Climate Science
- Science Communication
- Science-Policy Interaction
- Scientific Integrity
- U.S. Global Change Research Program
Monthly Archives: August 2011
White House leadership and guidance hasn’t been strong enough to ensure that agency scientific integrity policies are developed expeditiously and protect the work of federal scientists from political interference. In addition to foot-dragging on submitting and making public the far … Continue reading
Richard Alley to receive first annual Stephen Schneider Award for Outstanding Climate Science Communication
Penn State University glaciologist Richard B. Alley is the winner of the initial Stephen H. Schneider Award for Outstanding Climate Science Communication, administered by Climate One, a sustainability initiative of the nonprofit Commonwealth Club of California. “It is humbling to … Continue reading
The Stephen H. Schneider Symposium, “Climate Change: From Science to Policy,” is being held in Boulder, Colorado, August 25-27. The Symposium begins at 8:30 a.m. (Colorado time) today and will be webcast (and archived for later viewing on demand) here. CSW director Rick … Continue reading
Sit-in and arrests at the White House on August 22, with Bill McKibben’s talk to demonstrators prior to the first day of action on August 20.
NSF IG report on Michael Mann investigation: “No research misconduct. Case closed.” Don’t bother telling Rick Perry.
This is getting old. Completing yet another investigation of the co-author of a seminal study of the 1,000-year temperature record (commonly referred to as the “Hockey Stick”), the National Science Foundation Inspector General concluded: “Finding no research misconduct or other … Continue reading
About 70 people took part in the first of 15 days of sit-ins on the sidewalk in front of the White House fence to pressure President Obama to deny a permit for the massive new Keystone XL tar sands oil … Continue reading
“Adding this on top of conventional fossil fuels will leave our children and grandchildren a climate system with consequences that are out of their control,” says the letter to the President from James Hansen and 19 other scientists. “It makes … Continue reading
Each morning from August 20 through September 3, a sit-in style nonviolent civil disobedience protest action at the White House fences will call on President Obama to veto the proposed Keystone XL pipeline that would carry tar sands oil from … Continue reading
Letter calling on Univ. of Virginia to prevent inappropriate open records disclosure of climate scientists’ exempt emails and documents
University of Virginia Climate Science Watch joined the American Association of University Professors, the American Geophysical Union, and the Union of Concerned Scientists in calling on the University of Virginia to revise an agreement that would needlessly and inappropriately give … Continue reading
On The Yale Forum’s question: ‘Climate Change’ … and ‘Global Warming’: The New Dirty Words? And If So … What Then?
CSW director Rick Piltz and six other individuals responded to an invitation from The Yale Forum on Climate Change & the Media to reflect on how advocates for action on climate change have been shifting to more energy- and public … Continue reading