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China solves smog problem: See no evil

December 13th, 2013 · 1 Comment

Yes, it’s true that China’s air pollution can be seen from space (NASA photo).

attribution: NASA Earth Observatory

NASA satellite observes intense air pollution and fog over eastern China on 7 December 2013.

A new study funded by Greenpeace shows that a quarter of a million Chinese people died of air pollution from coal fired power plants in [...]

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Tags: China · environmental · guest post · pollution

Dispelling Electric-Vehicle Myths, #1: About that CO2 Footprint…

October 28th, 2013 · 3 Comments

In a series of guest posts, Assaf addresses — from the perspective both of an EV owner and an analyst — myths about electric vehicles. This post, as per title, addresses the life-cycle CO2 Footprint of various types of cars … and … the simple truth (in line with Debunking Handbook guidelines):
Electric Vehicles have lower
(LOWER!)
carbon [...]

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Tags: Energy · PHEV · analysis · electric vehicles · guest post

Oceans Acidifying at Fastest Rate in 300,000,000 years. Don’t Worry, Be Happy?

September 2nd, 2013 · No Comments

This is a guest post from a scientist who feels like FishOutOfWater when looking at America’s discourse over science issues, most notably climate change …
We may be slipping into one of the greatest mass extinctions in the history of the earth, but just how worried should we be?
The world’s oceans are turning acidic at what’s [...]

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Tags: Global Warming · Washington Post · climate change · environmental · guest post

Jackass Caucus: coming soon to a House of Representatives near you …

January 28th, 2013 · No Comments

This guest post comes from Brad (”ClimateBrad“) Johnson of Forecast the Facts.
To the 180 Members of the House of Representatives Who Voted Against Sandy Disaster Relief:

Dear Founding Member of the Jackass Caucus,
I write following the House of Representatives’ passage of HR 152, the Disaster Relief Appropriations Act, which will fund relief and rebuilding for the [...]

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Pickpockets at large: Fossil fuel interests bankrupting states

January 28th, 2013 · 3 Comments

This guest post comes from DWG and covers something that the vast majority of Americans are unaware is happening.  And, well, how many schools could be renovated, roads repaired, policemen hired, and other public services provided with the tax subsidies that the ever-so impoverished fossil fuel industries are pocketing?
NOTE:  Let us be clear, however, that [...]

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Tags: Energy · carbon dioxide · climate change · emissions · guest post · tax

Global Warming: What Can I Do?

January 9th, 2013 · 1 Comment

This guest post comes from Mokurai.
Buying a compact fluorescent light will not solve Global Warming by itself. Do it anyway. It is an essential component in the grand strategy by which we build ourselves into the foundations of a mass movement, constructed piece by piece, to the point where our opposition cannot resist us, and we [...]

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Tags: Energy · climate change · guest post

Romney’s climate stance is like telling the firemen to ignore your house fire.

October 11th, 2012 · 1 Comment

Take a moment with this guest post from Joylette.
The scientific consensus about climate change (it’s happening, people are causing it, if we don’t fix it a lot more people are going to get hurt) is pretty straightforward, and there is no reason accepting that much should be a partisan issue.  Nevertheless, finding a high-profile Republican, currently [...]

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Tags: 2012 Presidential Election · climate change · guest post

Have you ever asked: “How do people reject climate science?”

September 6th, 2012 · No Comments

This guest post comes from John Cook, University of Queensland
and was originally published at The Conversation.
In a previous article on The Conversation, Stephan Lewandowsky asked, why do people reject science? I’m going to take a slightly different angle and consider how people are able to reject climate science in the face of strong evidence.
A growing [...]

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Tags: climate delayers · climate zombies · global warming deniers · guest post · science

When we see a deluge coming, what do we do?

August 31st, 2012 · 1 Comment

This guest post comes from SolarMom — a very knowledgeable scientist who I (and I hope you) find worth listening to …
Twenty years ago my parents took their nest egg (attained back when nest eggs were attainable) and retired to a condo a half block from the ocean, in a well-heeled south Florida town. It’s [...]

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For society, ignorance doesn’t lead to bliss: “Science society cannot afford to ignore.”

August 6th, 2012 · No Comments

This guest post by Michael Mann comes courtesy of The Daily Climate which is a non-profit news service covering climate change issues.
James Hansen’s latest findings
linking extreme weather to climate change is
science society cannot afford to ignore.

The first scientist to alert Americans to the prospect that human-caused climate change and global warming was already upon us [...]

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Tags: Global Warming · guest post · science