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- The United States is Dangerously Unprepared for Risks Imposed by Climate Change Impacts — Is Exxon Mobil Corporation Much to Blame?
- Should Exxon Be Prosecuted for Suppressing Climate Science?
- Hell and High Water: the Perils of Climate Denial Politics — South Carolina as a Case Example
- Rick Piltz’s Legacy: One Year Later
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Monthly Archives: December 2011
Happy New Year from Climate Science Watch to all our thousands of ‘unique visitors’ (webstats term) from the US and around the world, and best wishes for the coming year as we begin again. Occupy 2012.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s new scientific integrity policy issued in December contains important steps in the right direction. But while NOAA states its support for whistleblower protection in very general terms, the agency made no improvements in its … Continue reading
NOAA scientific integrity policy, Part 1: Scientists’ communication freedom still limited by Commerce Dept restrictions
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s new scientific integrity policy issued in December contains important steps in the right direction, but Commerce Department restrictions on public communications by NOAA scientists, imposed under the Bush Administration, remain in place.
Steve Earle in the spirit of Occupy the holiday season, with a song he wrote after the 1996 election.
Global climate change has the potential to significantly undermine the resource base upon which people have built their livelihoods and socio-political institutions, thus potentially contributing to armed conflict or violent social unrest. As we move beyond the question of whether … Continue reading
The Occupy movement and the climate movement are natural allies insofar as they both confront the problem of corporate power and its controlling influence on government policy, and the problem of developing strategies and tactics for countering it, changing power … Continue reading
On December 14 Sen. Al Franken (D-Minnesota) and Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-Rhode Island) took to the Senate floor and the C-Span airwaves to talk about climate change, the scientific evidence for anthropogenic global warming, the problem of the global warming … Continue reading
US environmental groups and analysts in the movement for a stronger climate policy have focused on energy technologies, carbon pricing, and other technical issues without, for the most part, coming to grips with the elements of the climate change international … Continue reading
On the Durban climate conference, Part 1: US hard-nosed conservative negotiating position essentially prevails
Having failed to resolve the fundamental policy issues of global climatic disruption, the major players at Durban pushed them off into the future. The ‘Durban Framework’ for continuing negotiations is so skeletal that it essentially allows everyone to hold their … Continue reading
This short film by San Francisco filmmaker Stephen Thomson pays tribute to our dear friend, the eminent climate scientist Stephen Schneider (1945-2010). Thank you to Peter Sinclair at the excellent Climate Denial Crock of the Week for calling this to our … Continue reading