Billionaire To Use $100 Million To Help Climate Change Candidates; Scientist Says All Is Lost

By: Wednesday February 19, 2014 8:06 am

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times. It seems as though at least one member of the 1% has decided to fight against the oncoming catastrophe of global climate change. Tom Steyer is planning to spend as much as $100 million in the 2014 election cycle to help advance the [...]

National Review’s Future At Risk Over Climate Change Smear

By: Friday January 31, 2014 5:51 am

National Review, one of the conservative movement’s most celebrated publications, may be brought down by a smear it published against climate scientist Michael Mann. Mann’s lawsuit against the publication has already survived two challenges for dismissal and could exact a lethal toll on a media property that may already be losing money. Mann alleges that [...]

Study: Major Funders Of Climate Change Denial Identified

By: Monday December 23, 2013 8:29 am

  A study by Drexel University has identified the major sources of funding for climate change denial. Some of the names are all too familiar such as the Koch and Scaife families while some have done their best to remain obscure and have yet to get noticed. The battle to de-legitimize climate science and science [...]

Climate Change Could Make Planet Unlivable For Humans

By: Wednesday December 18, 2013 10:58 am

Here’s a story to brighten your day, all these political problems could become moot – because humans will all be dead. Perhaps its worth noting that the worst case scenario is not rising sea levels that sink Florida (insert joke here) but an all out wrecking of the climate that humans can survive in. We [...]

Koch Brothers Upset Article Portrayed Them As Resentful Of Other Oil Companies

By: Wednesday December 11, 2013 10:44 am

America’s richest brothers, Charles and David Koch of Koch Industries, are upset with the New York Times. Representatives for the family claim that the Times characterized their position on government policies related to climate change. In the piece the reporter notes the Koch brothers have “longtime resentment of the biggest oil companies.” Last week, the [...]

Leaked Report On Climate Change Warns Of Disasters

By: Wednesday November 13, 2013 5:15 am

A leaked 29 page summary of a draft report by the United Nations backed Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change warns of a planet plagued by disasters in the wake of a changing climate. The report notes serious threats to the stability of the food and water supply contributing to increased political conflict that is likely [...]

UN Panel Says Humans ‘Extremely Likely’ Responsible For Climate Change

By: Friday September 27, 2013 8:01 am

The United Nations created Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has issued a landmark report claiming that climate change is real and human beings are the culprits. The report called the existence of Global Warming, a point of contention in Congress, “unequivocal.” And noted that “human influence has been the dominant cause of the observed [...]

Congressman Rohrabacher Calls Global Warming A ‘Total Fraud’

By: Monday August 12, 2013 10:14 am

Congressman Dana Rohrabacher, who sits on the House Science Committee, went on a tirade against climate change and the political motivations of those calling for regulating greenhouse emissions. In response to his fellow Congressional representative from California, Senator Barbara Boxer calling for a response to forest fires, Rohrabacher told a congressional town hall audience that climate [...]

Rise In Violence Linked To Climate Change

By: Friday August 2, 2013 10:32 am

Some of the effects of a changing climate on the planet are pretty obvious – crop damage, higher energy bills and lower standards of living. One consequence that might not be so obvious to many is the resulting violent conflicts. A bad situation will lead to worse situations. Shifts in climate are strongly linked to [...]

Koch Brothers’ Money Influencing Colleges and Nonprofits

By: Wednesday July 24, 2013 8:11 am

A report by the Investigative Reporting Workshop details the extensive amount of money Charles and David Koch have provided to colleges and nonprofits. The Koch Brothers have already established themselves as one of America’s most influential political forces but now there is detailed evidence how far their reach extends into purportedly independent organizations and institutions. [...]

CIA Funding Study To Develop Climate Control Technology

By: Wednesday July 17, 2013 7:50 am

As it becomes increasingly evident that the effort to meaningfully curb carbon emissions is doomed, some of those in the security services are looking for alternative avenues to control the threat of climate change. The CIA, for instance, is funding a scientific study to see if humans could develop technology to stop or diminish climate [...]

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