Treating Global Warming Denialism Like a Sex Scandal

Climate Changes Updates 24-28 December  2015

1.   The Last King of Coal Makes His Stand as Mines Vanish Around Him

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2015-12-28/the-last-king-of-coal-makes-his-stand-as-mines-vanish-around-him

2.   Xcel CEO leans on Midwest wind power to close gap with coal, gas

http://www.eenews.net/stories/1060030001

3.   Experts Explain Why 2015 Is A Warm One For Earth’s Climate

http://www.npr.org/2015/12/28/461247410/experts-explain-why-2015-is-a-warm-one-for-earths-climate?utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=science&utm_medium=social&utm_term=nprnews

  1. CLIMATE CHANGE COUPLED WITH EL NIÑO WREAKS HAVOC WORLDWIDE

http://www.inquisitr.com/2662682/climate-change-coupled-with-el-nino-wreaks-havoc-worldwide/

5.   What the Paris climate deal really means for the private sector

http://www.greenbiz.com/article/what-paris-climate-deal-really-means-private-sector

6.   2015: The Year the Environmental Movement Knocked Out Keystone XL

http://insideclimatenews.org/news/23122015/2015-keystone-xl-pipeline-tar-sands-rejected-climate-change-revived-environmental-movement

  1. Fighting Climate Change With One of the World’s Largest Solar Power Plants

http://lens.blogs.nytimes.com/2015/12/28/fighting-climate-change-with-one-of-the-worlds-largest-solar-power-plants/?_r=0

8.   Voices: A fragile environment pays the price for Miami’s growth spurt

http://www.usatoday.com/story/opinion/voices/2015/12/27/voices-gomez-miami-environment/77824172/

9.     Climate Smart Coffee and Banana Set to Boost East African Farmers’ Income

http://www.ipsnews.net/2015/12/climate-smart-coffee-and-banana-set-to-boost-east-african-farmers-income/

10.   Fire, floods, tornadoes: fatal weather rounds out a year of extremes in 2015

Read more: http://www.smh.com.au/environment/weather/fire-floods-tornadoes-fatal-weather-rounds-out-a-year-of-extremes-in-2015-20151227-glvkwe.html#ixzz3vg5uUc00

Commentary: Will we reach peak denial soon?

  1. http://www.dailyclimate.org/tdc-newsroom/2015/12/will-we-reach-peak-denial-soon

12.  CLIMATE CHANGE: A TALE OF TWO GOVERNORS

http://fcir.org/2015/12/26/a-tale-of-two-governors-florida-climate-change-denial/

13.   Climate sceptic Maurice Newman says world leaders embracing junk science

http://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2015/dec/28/climate-sceptic-maurice-newman-says-world-leaders-embracing-junk-science

14.   Florida’s climate change reversal

http://www.news-press.com/story/news/politics/2015/12/27/floridas-climate-change-reversal/77841174/

15.   Extreme weather linked to El Niño and climate change

http://www.irishtimes.com/news/environment/extreme-weather-linked-to-el-ni%C3%B1o-and-climate-change-1.2477954

16.   Fighting Climate Change
With One of the World’s
Largest Solar Power Plants

http://lens.blogs.nytimes.com/2015/12/28/fighting-climate-change-with-one-of-the-worlds-largest-solar-power-plants/

17.   David Cameron says climate change is to blame as ministers are accused of using global warming as an excuse for failures

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3375830/David-Cameron-says-climate-change-blame-ministers-accused-using-global-warming-excuse-failures.html#ixzz3vg7o4Xmx

Climate change: Not science and not settled

  1. http://www.ydr.com/story/opinion/readers/2015/12/28/climate-change-not-science-and-not-settled/77972434/

19.   Wisconsin should lead on climate change

http://www.jsonline.com/news/opinion/wisconsin-should-lead-on-climate-change-b99638883z1-363642031.html

20.   Fighting climate change requires more than soothing fantasies

https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/fighting-climate-change-requires-more-than-soothing-fantasies/2015/12/27/9738fe82-ab2b-11e5-bff5-905b92f5f94b_story.html

21.   Why Addressing Climate Change Is Not Enough

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/anneemanuelle-birn/why-addressing-climate-change-is-not-enough_b_8877748.html

22.   Model offers best look at Amazon forests and climate change

http://www.santafenewmexican.com/news/model-offers-best-look-at-amazon-forests-and-climate-change/article_6b9a364b-e668-5df6-ad25-e641b1896b21.html

23.   Are Large Carnivores Doomed by Climate Change?

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/cristina-eisenberg/are-large-carnivores-doom_b_8881890.html

24.   Can the Planet Be Saved?

http://www.theatlantic.com/business/archive/2015/12/hope-despair-climate-change/421794/

25.   Climate Change Poses Short-term Promise for Some Northwest Farmers

http://magicvalley.com/news/local/climate-change-poses-short-term-promise-for-some-northwest-farmers/article_b8f60186-d167-58f9-afb7-8588a2171876.html

26.   Time after time, UK governments have denied the dangers of climate change

http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2015/dec/28/threat-climate-change-government-floods

27.   El Nino and climate change to blame for extreme weather in five continents: scientists

https://www.rawstory.com/2015/12/el-nino-and-climate-change-to-blame-for-extreme-weather-in-five-continents-scientists/

28.   Paris Agreement on Climate Change: Onwards and Upwards

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/david-sheppard/paris-agreement-on-climate-change-onwards-and-upwards_b_8886144.html

29.   Safety Culture Needed to Tackle Climate Change

Read more at http://knowledge.insead.edu/blog/insead-blog/safety-culture-needed-to-tackle-climate-change-4435#JuHWQr8KbWpCgmlG.99

30.   Climate change fund: NSCCC approves four projects

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/articleshow/50358384.cms?utm_source=contentofinterest&utm_medium=text&utm_campaign=cppst

31.   Minister Sean Sherlock: Farmers ‘must be ready for climate change’

http://www.irishexaminer.com/ireland/minister-sean-sherlock-farmers-must-be-ready-for-climate-change-373470.html

32.   How tackling climate change will pay off

http://www.startribune.com/how-tackling-climate-change-will-pay-off/363426141/

33.   Review of Climate Research by Exxon

http://www.wunderground.com/blog/RickyRood/review-of-climate-research-by-exxon

34.   State Lawmakers Urged to Question Taxpayer-Subsidized Climate ‘Alarmists’

http://dailysignal.com/2015/12/28/state-lawmakers-urged-to-question-taxpayer-subsidized-climate-alarmists/

35.   My Turn: Fluctuations in climate have always been the norm

http://www.gastongazette.com/article/20151227/NEWS/151229362

36.   Exxon Isn’t the Only Oil Company That Knew About Climate Change in the 70s

http://gizmodo.com/exxon-isn-t-the-only-oil-company-that-knew-about-climat-1749498557

37.   Republicans split on attacking climate science

http://thehill.com/policy/energy-environment/264146-gop-split-on-attacking-climate-science

38.   Researchers link climate-induced disasters and food security across time and place

http://phys.org/news/2015-12-link-climate-induced-disasters-food.html

39.Climate Researchers Use Whaling Logbooks From 1800s to Better Understand Weather

http://www.claimsjournal.com/news/national/2015/12/21/267733.htm

40.   Climate Institute fights for survival as philanthropic donation runs out

Read more: http://www.smh.com.au/environment/climate-institute-fights-for-survival-as-philanthropic-donation-runs-out-20151218-glrgeq.html#ixzz3vgDOHnVk

Antarctic project with Minnesota ties has fast ice drill for climate research

  1. http://www.grandforksherald.com/news/region/3907070-antarctic-project-minnesota-ties-has-fast-ice-drill-climate-research

42.   Meet the House science chairman who’s trying to put global warming research on ice

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/federal-eye/wp/2015/12/22/meet-the-house-science-committee-chairman-whos-trying-to-put-global-warming-research-on-ice/

43.   In fight over federal climate research, government turns over some subpoenaed emails

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/federal-eye/wp/2015/12/17/in-fight-over-federal-climate-research-government-turns-over-some-subpoenaed-emails/

44.   Treating Global Warming Denialism Like a Sex Scandal

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/dean-baker/treating-global-warming-d_b_8887114.html

  1. To help stop global warming, curb short-lived pollutants

http://www.latimes.com/opinion/op-ed/la-oe-1225-ramanathan-press-slcps-climate-change-20151225-story.html

46.   Philippines highly vulnerable to effects of global warming

http://www.marketplace.org/2015/12/28/world/philippines-highly-vulnerable-effects-global-warming

47.   Let’s all boo the global warming panto villains

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/comment/columnists/christopherbooker/12070190/Lets-all-boo-the-global-warming-panto-villains.html

48.   Science as a defense against global warming

http://www.gmanetwork.com/news/story/549293/scitech/science/science-as-a-defense-against-global-warming

49.   Man-made warming blamed for exceptional weather conditions

http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/89dc92dc-ad59-11e5-993b-c425a3d2b65a.html#axzz3vgE53Kd8

50.   The world faces widespread food shortages due to global warming: Crops will become scarce as droughts ravage Africa and Asia

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-3373018/The-world-faces-widespread-food-shortages-global-warming-Crops-scarce-droughts-ravage-Africa-Asia.html#ixzz3vgEZDcrO

Letter: Science is not settled on global warming

  1. http://amarillo.com/opinion/letters-editor/2015-12-28/letter-science-not-settled-global-warming

52.   More Than Exxon: Big Oil Companies for Years Shared Damning Climate Research

http://www.truthdig.com/report/item/more_than_exxon_big_oil_companies_for_years_shared_20151222

 

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