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Michael Mann is a well known scientist who works for Penn State. About a year ago a blogger for the Competitive Enterprise Institute suggested that because of the scandal in the athletics department,
by martianexpatriate
Comment Count 168 comments on Mon Jul 22, 2013 at 03:45 PM PDT with 405 Recommends
Scientists are moving beyond the "We can't say any one event is due to climate change" disclaimer to confirm what has become obvious. This week New Scientist is running a series of articles about ...
by xaxnar
Comment Count 118 comments on Wed Jul 11, 2012 at 06:50 AM PDT with 269 Recommends
The Cosmos first broadcast on April 20th wasn’t really about lead. It was partly about lead obviously, and about determining the age of the Earth, but you’d have to be unacquainted with ...
by ericf
Comment Count 140 comments on Tue May 13, 2014 at 09:29 AM PDT with 237 Recommends
Cross-posted at Minnesota Progressive Project Earlier today, dan.burns posted a diary about ...
by ericf
Comment Count 76 comments on Wed Dec 21, 2011 at 02:23 PM PST with 164 Recommends
Most conservatives actually acknowledge global warming . The reasonable ones even use it to establish their credibility: "I'm not a denialist." That talk comes from wonks and private citizens ...
by andrewrex
Comment Count 60 comments on Fri Jan 16, 2015 at 06:18 AM PST with 87 Recommends
The idea of extinction, of some calamity erasing humans from the face of the Earth is an old trope in Science Fiction - and one that's edging more and more into possible reality every day. It'...
by xaxnar
Comment Count 42 comments on Sat Apr 27, 2013 at 06:53 PM PDT with 43 Recommends
Stop the presses! Neela Banerjee has a story in the Seattle Times about MIT's Dr. Kerry Emanuel, a responsible ...
by WarrenS
Comment Count 44 comments on Fri Jan 07, 2011 at 07:25 PM PST with 39 Recommends
" Denialism " used to have a limited shelf-life . Reality and its evermore costly consequences of such Denial, should give it that once again. Perhaps much sooner than the Deniers dare think. ...
by jamess
Comment Count 43 comments on Sat May 24, 2014 at 11:56 PM PDT with 36 Recommends
This is part of my work-in-progress lecture series for my freshman-level Library and Information Science class on global warming. If you have suggestions please feel free to drop me a comment.
by NearlySomebody
Comment Count 56 comments on Wed Jul 10, 2013 at 01:57 PM PDT with 27 Recommends
I lurk on a quite a few science blogs--most over ...
by rfall
Comment Count 88 comments on Mon Jun 08, 2009 at 05:15 PM PDT with 25 Recommends
Please take a minute of your day to cast a vote at this poll for the weblog awards . The deadline to vote is 5pm EST today, ...
by ecotrope
Comment Count 25 comments on Tue Jan 13, 2009 at 07:31 AM PST with 18 Recommends
Gallup is out with a new poll on climate change . It turns out that while climate denialism spiked in 2010, acceptance of climate science has increased such that only 1 in 4 Americans are climate ...
by thereisnospoon
Comment Count 6 comments on Wed Apr 23, 2014 at 12:57 PM PDT with 16 Recommends
[...] This is a crisis we can’t afford to ignore. I feel as if I’m watching as we fly in slow motion on a collision course toward a giant mountain . We can see the crash coming, and yet we’re ...
by jamess
Comment Count 1 comments on Sat Jul 05, 2014 at 08:42 AM PDT with 15 Recommends
June 6, 2004 ... http://www.flickr.com/...
by dmathew1
Comment Count 23 comments on Mon Mar 23, 2009 at 02:57 PM PDT with 15 Recommends
by TiaRachel
Comment Count 230 comments on Thu Dec 03, 2009 at 07:55 PM PST with 12 Recommends
I wrote this as a post on Facebook, just a few minutes ago. At first, I was going to post it as just a comment on a friend's Facebook post, but I'm starting to feel guilty about always burdening my ...
by pierre9045
Comment Count 37 comments on Sun Feb 01, 2015 at 11:14 PM PST with 11 Recommends
When the government announced in the 1960s that smoking caused cancer, all sorts of denial arose. Instead of just healthy skepticism about method and science, there was a sort of undermining of the ...
by Attorney at Arms
Comment Count 15 comments on Sat Sep 29, 2012 at 03:53 PM PDT with 11 Recommends
I have to give Hunter credit for stimulating this idea, and it is entirely possible that others have said this - apologies in advance if I am stealing your idea. But, it seems to me that Democratic ...
by nuketeacher
Comment Count 10 comments on Thu Oct 23, 2014 at 10:07 AM PDT with 10 Recommends
More or less by coincidence, I've found myself arguing with human-driven global warming deniers in several venues recently. With ...
by Vorkosigan
Comment Count 7 comments on Sat Nov 21, 2009 at 07:47 PM PST with 10 Recommends
This will be a short diary, as I just want to share a video from the New Economics Foundation think tank, the same folks who brought us ...
by patrickz
Comment Count 24 comments on Mon Jan 25, 2010 at 10:46 AM PST with 8 Recommends