02 Sep '11, 3pm

The Pope recognizes the dangers of climate change. Take that, climate skeptic!

The Pope recognizes the dangers of climate change. Take that, climate skeptic!

The Pope recognizes the dangers of climate change. Photo: Catholicism Cross-posted from GreenLaw . Those of us who believe the overwhelming number of scientists who document and report on the existence of climate change tend to use those scientific conclusions to convince skeptics. There may be a better way. There are a number of institutions respected for their credibility and cautious approach to facts that have adopted this science and acted on the conclusion that climate change is occurring, that it is caused by us, and that the consequences are alarming. The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, for example, requires companies to disclose material consequences [PDF] of projected climate change on their business. The Department of Defense [PDF] has identified that climate change "may act as an accelerant of instability or conflict," as it "contribute[s] to food and ...

Full article: http://www.grist.org/climate-skeptics/2011-09-02-the-radi...

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Conservatives just as wrong on climate economics as they are on climate science

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grist.org 02 Sep '11, 12pm

Just a quick note to follow up on my two posts about conservative pundits and their flailing attempts to respond to the ch...

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eco-business.com 06 Sep '11, 5am

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grist.org 02 Sep '11, 4pm

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Climate convert says deniers are dumb:

grist.org 01 Sep '11, 6pm

In a beautifully-written post on Climate Crocks, former skeptic D.R. Tucker illuminates the way that far-right climate cha...

Report: Insurers Not Ready for Climate Change

environmentalleader.com 02 Sep '11, 2pm

It not just the insurers you should be talking to . . . it’s the re-insurers . . . and good luck . . they are the most “pr...

Warnings and the Cost of Storms and Climate Change

dotearth.blogs.nytimes.com 31 Aug '11, 8pm

Warnings and the Cost of Storms and Climate Change By ANDREW C. REVKIN Jim Revkin From the Times gallery of reader images ...

Warnings and the Cost of Storms and Climate Change

dotearth.blogs.nytimes.com 31 Aug '11, 8pm

Warnings and the Cost of Storms and Climate Change By ANDREW C. REVKIN Jim Revkin From the Times gallery of reader images ...

Dot Earth Blog: Warnings and the Cost of Storms...

dotearth.blogs.nytimes.com 31 Aug '11, 8pm

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Warnings and Limiting the Cost of Storms & Clim...

dotearth.blogs.nytimes.com 31 Aug '11, 7pm

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dotearth.blogs.nytimes.com 31 Aug '11, 7pm

Warnings and the Cost of Storms and Climate Change By ANDREW C. REVKIN Jim Revkin From the Times gallery of reader images ...

Keystone Pipeline, Tar Sands Oil, and Climate C...

switchboard.nrdc.org 31 Aug '11, 5pm

Over the next few months, the State Department will examine whether the proposed Keystone XL pipeline running from the Alb...

Climate change makes hurricanes like Irene more destructive:

Climate change makes hurricanes like Irene more...

grist.org 29 Aug '11, 7pm

[On Friday], the immediate question for anyone in the path of the storm [was] -- or should [have been] -- "How can I keep ...

Climate change threatens mental health too: Study

straitstimes.com 30 Aug '11, 2pm

PARIS (AFP) - Flooding, drought and superstorms boosted by climate change are not only poised to ravage human habitats but...

Hurricanes and Climate Change:

green.blogs.nytimes.com 27 Aug '11, 10pm

I have a short piece going into Sunday’s paper on the question of whether hurricanes are getting stronger because of clima...