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Fact Checker Says They’ve ‘Lost Track’ Of How Many Times They’ve Debunked Climate Change Deniers

Fact Checker Says They’ve ‘Lost Track’ Of How Many Times They’ve Debunked Climate Change Deniers

Is climate change a hoax? No. Is it even a “debate,” like the media usually portrays it? Once again, no.

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CNN Host Has Had It With Fox News’ Lies: They’re ‘Willfully Ignorant F**ksticks.”

CNN Host Has Had It With Fox News’ Lies: They’re ‘Willfully Ignorant F**ksticks.”

Fox News’ online blog tried to take a cheap shot at Al Gore’s environmental group and one CNN host was having none of it. The blog Fox Nation attempted to mock Gore’s visit to an EPA hearing in Denver by noting that the weather was unseasonably cool and rainy. After […]

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Louisiana Republican Literally Runs Out Of Interview To Avoid Explaining Why She’s A Birther

Louisiana Republican Literally Runs Out Of Interview To Avoid Explaining Why She’s A Birther

Journalist David Wasserman has made a career of interviewing hundreds of politicians – this is the first time one has fled his office to avoid answering one of his questions. The distinction goes to conservative Louisiana state Rep. Lenar Whitney. In a state that is known for being very conservative, […]

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Watch A Republican Senator Get Schooled On Climate Change By His Fed Up Colleague

Watch A Republican Senator Get Schooled On Climate Change By His Fed Up Colleague

It’s 2014. The climate is changing. The science is definitive on that. And yet, some Republican lawmakers continue to insist the whole thing is a big hoax. If you think you’re tired of it, imagine being a fellow lawmaker who has to listen to this nonsense on a daily basis. […]

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Officials In Alabama Say Coal Is From God, Hold Prayer To Stop EPA Rules (VIDEO)

Officials In Alabama Say Coal Is From God, Hold Prayer To Stop EPA Rules (VIDEO)

The proposal they are against, which was announced by the EPA in June, would require emissions from coal-fired plants to be lowered by 27 percent.

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Couple In Drought Stricken California Threatened With Fine For NOT Watering Lawn

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The state of California is currently in the midst of the worst drought on record. According to research published in mid July, 2014, the current drought has created “the greatest absolute reduction in water availability ever seen” in California. Given that information, it makes sense that state and local authorities […]

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Is The Mass Detroit Water Shut Off The First Shot In The Coming Water Wars?

Is The Mass Detroit Water Shut Off The First Shot In The Coming Water Wars?

I don’t just see a city struggling with crushing poverty. I see a legal and constitutional precedent being set where corporations can deprive millions of fresh water unless they pay extortionist prices.

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Climate Denier: Blaming Global Warming On Carbon Dioxide Is Like Persecuting ‘Jews Under Hitler’ (VIDEO)

Climate Denier: Blaming Global Warming On Carbon Dioxide Is Like Persecuting ‘Jews Under Hitler’ (VIDEO)

Greenhouse gases are being unfairly picked on: That’s the stance of physics professor and outspoken climate change denier William Happer who thinks climate scientists are the Nazis of the scientific community. CNBC’s commitment to “both sides” of any scientific debate meant having the Exxon-funded scientist (who, as Media Matters points […]

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Climate Scientist, Michael Mann, Vindicated After VA Judge Rules Fossil Fuel Backed Suit ‘Frivolous’

Climate Scientist, Michael Mann, Vindicated After VA Judge Rules Fossil Fuel Backed Suit ‘Frivolous’

On July 8, the American Tradition Institute (ATI),  a free-market think tank which receives much of its funding from the fossil fuel industry, was fined by Virginia’s highest court for filing a frivolous lawsuit. The ruling comes after more than 4 years of harassment and malicious attacks against the University […]

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This Kentucky Republican Hilariously Fails At Science In Argument Against Coal Emissions Regulations (VIDEO)

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To paraphrase Star Wars, the stupid is strong in this one.

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Science Wins Big As BBC Decides To Stop Giving Equal Air Time To Science Deniers

Science Wins Big As BBC Decides To Stop Giving Equal Air Time To Science Deniers

As long as we keep allowing science deniers a place at the table, their stupidity threatens us all.

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Climate Change To Wreak Havoc On Great Lakes Region (VIDEO)

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As the planet continues to swing past the tipping point toward the opposing end of the environmental pendulum, while climate change both becomes more frequent and intensifies, it’s hard to imagine any portion of the globe remaining unscathed, let alone unchanged. Now, according to PHYS.ORG, results from the National Climate Assessment prove the Great Lakes region is no exception.

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Worried About Climate Change? Eating Less Meat Can Help

Worried About Climate Change? Eating Less Meat Can Help

Cutting down on meat – or giving it up altogether – may not only improve your health and your bottom line but it can help reduce greenhouse emissions.

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GOP Congressman Says Dinosaurs Prove Climate Change Not Manmade (VIDEO)

GOP Congressman Says Dinosaurs Prove Climate Change Not Manmade (VIDEO)

Congressman Jeff Miller went into crazy-land on MSNBC, claiming that dinosaurs discredited human-driven climate change.

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Scientist To Boehner – Pleading Ignorance On Climate Change A ‘Pathetic Dodge’

Speaker of the House John Boehner.

The Speaker of the House has claimed ignorance of science as an excuse to do nothing about climate change.

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Driving On Awesome Solar Roadways Is Right Around The Corner (IMAGES & VIDEO)

Driving On Awesome Solar Roadways Is Right Around The Corner (IMAGES & VIDEO)

Imagine solar panels that melt snow and let you drive, park, and walk on all while outing greenhouse gases by 75 percent. Today is one step closer to that reality as Solar Roadways passes its crowdfunding goal.

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Companies Are Rushing To Make Money On Land They Know Will Be Unusable In A Few Years

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An aggressive building boom has hit southern Florida hard.

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Dumb And Dumber: Alaska Republican Brags He’s The Least Educated Candidate

Marian Kemensky, Slovakia

Tea party-affiliated Senate candidate Joe Miller seems to be on a quest to prove that he is the least educated member of congress.

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GOP Obstruction On Climate Change Is Dooming Major American Cities

Adam Zyglis, The Buffalo News

Miami and other major cities will likely be underwater before the Senate can muster enough votes to meaningfully confront climate change.

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John Oliver Tears Climate Change Deniers Apart In Epic Rant (VIDEO)

Wolverton, Cagle Cartoons

It must be seen to believed, Jon Oliver has now arranged the ultimate showdown between climate change deniers and the scientists involved.

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