climate change denial

Climate Change Denial Extends To The EPA As Scott Pruitt Silences Scientists (Video)

Climate Change Denial Extends To The EPA As Scott Pruitt Silences Scientists (Video)

Perhaps people thought it was “fake news.” Two years ago, an article appeared in the Miami Herald about Florida Department of Environmental Protection officials being barred from using the terms “climate change” or “global warming” in official communications, emails, and reports. Right away, those familiar with British author George Orwell’s iconic dystopian novel 1984 began drawing parallels between the […]

With Official Report In Hand, Will Trump Now Act On Climate Change? (Video)

With Official Report In Hand, Will Trump Now Act On Climate Change? (Video)

It appears the walls of reality are beginning to close in on climate change deniers. Friday, the White House released the fourth National Climate Assessment, which confirms what scientists have been warning us about for decades: human activity is the primary cause of global warming, and dire consequences like sea level rise of eight feet […]

Even The Pope Thinks It’s Not ‘Insensitive’ To Talk About Climate Change (VIDEO)

Even The Pope Thinks It’s Not ‘Insensitive’ To Talk About Climate Change (VIDEO)

First came the dismissal, “I’m not a scientist.” Now, though, as the extreme weather scientists have been predicting for decades becomes a reality, the excuse from the Right is shifting to, “Let’s not be insensitive to the hurricane victims.” Despite what Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) director Scott Pruitt wishes, we are going to be talking about climate […]

An Historic Vote Compels Exxon Mobil To Acknowledge Its Impact On Climate Change (VIDEO)

An Historic Vote Compels Exxon Mobil To Acknowledge Its Impact On Climate Change (VIDEO)

You know the times they are a-changing when Exxon Mobil starts sticking up for the environment. For nearly forty years, Exxon Mobil engaged in an expensive disinformation campaign to bury evidence of climate change the company had a role in contributing to through its activity. Former Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson is now our nation’s sixty-ninth […]

Trump Expected To Withdraw From Paris Climate Accord And Further Imperil American Communities (VIDEO)

Trump Expected To Withdraw From Paris Climate Accord And Further Imperil American Communities (VIDEO)

After informing G7 leaders he will make a “final decision on the Paris accord next week,” President Donald Trump took exactly one day to conclude cutting domestic greenhouse gas emissions 26-28 percent below 2005 levels by 2025 is simply not worth it. Denial is not a river in Egypt, but if it were, it would be rising […]

Government Agencies Responsible For Addressing Climate Change Barred From Referring To It (VIDEO)

Government Agencies Responsible For Addressing Climate Change Barred From Referring To It (VIDEO)

Two years ago, either during or shortly before I began teaching a unit on George Orwell’s dystopian classic 1984, I came across an article about the state of Florida’s ban on the use of the terms “climate change” and “global warming.” I read it with my students, who were shocked actual governments engaged in the kind of […]

Conservatives Lie And Deny Climate Change – Math Can’t (VIDEO)

Conservatives Lie And Deny Climate Change – Math Can’t (VIDEO)

Conservatives love to dismiss the exigencies of climate change with a swipe of their hands, and with claims that the jury is still out on whether or not human activity is responsible for it or not. As with many other pesky facts, conservatives are immune to reason. They don’t respond to the fact that 99 […]

Bernie Sanders SLAMS House Committee For Pushing Climate Change Denial (TWEETS)

Bernie Sanders SLAMS House Committee For Pushing Climate Change Denial (TWEETS)

As we all know, when Republicans hold the levers of power on Capitol Hill, you can expect to see a lot of sheer lunacy masquerading as policy and debate. A classic case of this came when the Republicans on the House Science Committee saw fit to effectively give its sanction to climate change denial. Late […]

NEW: Leo DiCaprio Invites YOU To See This Climate Change Film (VIDEO)

NEW: Leo DiCaprio Invites YOU To See This Climate Change Film (VIDEO)

As the presidential election careens toward a chaotic end, many of us are lamenting the lack of attention to the most serious issues that face our nation. In fact, some of those serious issues will have an impact on the entire world, not just our small part in it. Of supreme importance to many us is […]

WATCH: Politician Says This Ancient Myth Proves Climate Change Is A Hoax… WTF? (VIDEO)

WATCH: Politician Says This Ancient Myth Proves Climate Change Is A Hoax… WTF? (VIDEO)

A politician in Ireland is making global news for being spectacularly stupid. According to the Irish newspaper the Independent, a legislator named Danny Healy-Rae has been publicly pronouncing his decidedly unscientific claim that climate change isn’t real. His “proof?” Noah’s Ark. Yes, he cites the mythical story of Noah’s Ark as one of the “facts” supporting […]

Sarah Palin To Debate Bill Nye On Climate Change (Sort Of)

Sarah Palin To Debate Bill Nye On Climate Change (Sort Of)

Sarah Palin will face Bill Nye in a debate, according to some rumors. It’s the debate of the century that could revolutionize our scientific understanding of climate change… or not. If it were true, it would be like a debate between a flat-earth believer from the Bronze Age and a modern-day planetary scientist. Well, considering […]

Ted Cruz/ Zodiac Killer Meme Must End

Ted Cruz/ Zodiac Killer Meme Must End

By now, you’ve heard the biggest conspiracy theory of the 2016 election: Senator Ted Cruz from Texas is the infamous Zodiac Killer. This started after Cruz gave a speech entitled: “This is the Zodiac Speaking,” at the Conservative Political Actions Conference in 2013 The meme took on a life of its own in late 2015. It’s spawned a Facebook […]

Bill Nye Has Just One Question For GOP Candidates

Bill Nye Has Just One Question For GOP Candidates

Donald Trump, Ted Cruz, and Marco Rubio all agree on one thing–none of them think climate change and global warming are really a big deal. That doesn’t sit well with Bill Nye. In an op-ed for CNN that went to press just before Thursday night’s debate, The Science Guy said that he wanted a straight […]

MUST SEE! Bill Maher’s ‘Groundhog Day’ Attack Ad Aimed At Climate Change Deniers

MUST SEE! Bill Maher’s ‘Groundhog Day’ Attack Ad Aimed At Climate Change Deniers

Ted Cruz is, among other things, an incredibly disingenuous human being. He’s got a law degree from Harvard University and is widely considered to be brilliant, yet he also chooses to ignore the overwhelming scientific proof which shows climate change is indeed real and causing massive changes around the world. Here’s Cruz saying he doesn’t […]

Scientists Say Ted Cruz Knows Less About Climate Science Than A Kindergartner

Scientists Say Ted Cruz Knows Less About Climate Science Than A Kindergartner

As we have all long suspected, Ted Cruz really is as stupid as we always assumed. So says a group of scientists who evaluated some of the preposterous claims the Texas Senator has made regarding the topic of climate change. Here’s the back story: A group of climate and biological scientists graded comments made about the environment […]

The Horrors Of Public Perception: HIV, Vaccinations, And Climate Change

The Horrors Of Public Perception: HIV, Vaccinations, And Climate Change

  There was a time when acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) was compared to the Holocaust. Thousands of young, healthy people suddenly succumbed to rare, aggressive cancers and diseases with no hope in sight. When the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) was identified and linked to AIDS, it was a monumental victory for the medical community […]

Why Won’t The GOP Address Climate Change?

Why Won’t The GOP Address Climate Change?

According to the Fall 2015 UT Energy Poll, as of September 2015 76 percent of the population believes that global climate change is occurring. This percentage marks an all-time statistical high for the survey, having increased 3 percent since September 2012. The increase in public acceptance of climate change should spark policies that aim to […]

Clergy Take A Stand On Climate Change And Evolution

Clergy Take A Stand On Climate Change And Evolution

Clergy Take A Stand On Climate Change And Evolution Introduction A number of conservative creationist organizations wish the public to perceive?that there is a great schism between the world of science and religion. Though?there is a divide?between religious fundamentalism and some science, most believers,?perhaps?unconsciously,?tend to compartmentalize their faith and ignore any potential conflicts with science.?Fundamentalist […]

Wisconsin, Like Florida, Will Now Refuse To Talk About Climate Change

Wisconsin, Like Florida, Will Now Refuse To Talk About Climate Change

You may recall that it was recently reported Florida Governor Rick Scott has ordered state officials not to use the words “climate change” when discussing issues related to the environment. And now Wisconsin has joined the League of Denial by banning the staff of its Public Lands Board from discussing the matter, even if asked […]

A Rebuttal To Ted Cruz’s ‘Flat Earth’ Comment

A Rebuttal To Ted Cruz’s ‘Flat Earth’ Comment

In an interview with the Texas Tribune, Ted Cruz had the audacity to compare himself to Galileo and equate climate-change believers to those who believed the earth was flat. The idea would be laughable if it weren’t so serious. First of all, global warming is not some spurious belief based on assumption but a real […]