Tagged: climate change


Jay Inslee For President

Symposium: Vote for the candidate who believes there’s a real existential crisis that has to be addressed.


In Search of Anthropocene Ethics

The world faces unprecedented ecological challenges, and humanity remains largely lethargic to respond. It’s time to adopt a new sense of ethics that acknowledge our collective effect on our pale blue dot, and which account for the quality of the land our progeny will inherit.


Questions From the Headlines

When headline writers use questions, Burt Likko answers them. Briefly, completely, and unabashedly expressing his own opinion. Ten questions about politics, the business of news, news of business, and grizzly bears.


Getting a Temperature Reading on Climate Change Politics

Gawker’s Adam Weinstein and the Rochester Institute of Technology’s Lawrence Torcello have each come out for the criminalization of climate-change denial. I’m curious to know what readers here think of this.


Climate Change is Not Going Away

Bill McKibben has a piece up at TomDispatch. He makes some good points, despite a clear disrespect for Mike Godwin.


Radical steps needed to combat climate change

This is a ‘promoted comment‘ from the post “Climate Change is Real and it’s Heating Up‘. It has been edited for clarity, with sources added. ~by mclaren Excellent post by Kain, as usual. The...


Heating Up

“Neither Governor Perry nor the bulk of Texas’ citizens may be interested in climate change, but climate change is interested in them.” ~ Matt Yglesias, commenting on the massive drought and terrible wildfires ravaging...


Climate Change is Real, and it’s Heating Up

Despite what many GOP contenders for the 2012 presidential nomination say, the Earth really is heating up, and the costs of global warming may be drastically higher than previous estimates suggested. Meanwhile, investigators in...


The Next Culture War

After evolution, classroom fights over climate science and The Big Bang Theory are the next front in the education cultural war.


Fixing the IPCC

In the wake of Climategate, Clive Crook has some choice words for the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Chance.


Blame Canada

Okay people.  It’s time for all of you to pile on Scott and Chris.  Turns out they’re the bad guys in the whole climate change kerfuffle:


What Do you Do After the (Climatic) Impossible Fails?

Here’s an interesting back and forth from the combox to ED’s post on climate change. (Found in comment thread #1). Kyle writes: I think – to some degree – you’re conflating two theories that...


Fools and scoundrels

“If anyone tries to tell you that uncertainty about climate change is a reason for inaction, he’s either a fool or a scoundrel. Probably a bit of both.” ~ Mark Kleiman Kleiman makes a...