27 Apr '12, 7pm

Colbert mocks group that blames immigrants for climate change

“Immigrants cause global warming!” says Stephen Colbert. “It’s always an immigrant who’s cutting my grass with an exhaust-spewing lawnmower. … And their spicy food always increases my emissions.” In a smart segment this week, Colbert rips apart noxious ads that criticize immigrants for increasing their carbon footprints. The ads, being run on MSNBC, come from anti-immigration group Californians for Population Stabilization. Watch:

Full article: http://grist.org/population/colbert-mocks-group-that-blam...

Tweets

Why is the Discovery Channel ignoring climate change science?

Why is the Discovery Channel ignoring climate c...

grist.org 26 Apr '12, 5pm

The Discovery Channel isn’t a climate change denier, but it’s certainly shaping up to be an equally formidable foe — a cli...

Did Climate Change Drive Record High U.S. Tempe...

spectrum.ieee.org 28 Apr '12, 5pm

The United States had the hottest March this year since record keeping began in 1895 , with some 15,000 localities around ...

Will climate change kill off Washington state’s oysters?

Will climate change kill off Washington state’s...

grist.org 26 Apr '12, 5pm

An oyster farm in Washington. (Photo by Kent Wang.) The first suspects were bacteria. Something was killing the microscopi...

Northern Canada Feels the Heat: Climate Change Impact On Permafrost Zones: Permafrost zones extend over 50% of C...

Northern Canada Feels the Heat: Climate Change ...

enn.com 27 Apr '12, 12pm

Permafrost zones extend over 50% of Canada's land area. Warming or thawing of permafrost due to climate change could signi...

See How Climate Change & Rising Sea Levels Plague American Cities Right Now (Video)

See How Climate Change & Rising Sea Levels Plag...

treehugger.com 27 Apr '12, 10pm

PBS Need to Know /Screen capture By now, people everywhere are familiar with the basic concept of climate change: Human ac...

Ask Umbra: Where’s the best place to ride out climate change?

Ask Umbra: Where’s the best place to ride out c...

grist.org 30 Apr '12, 11am

If you assume the Greenland ice shelf falls in the ocean, and ditto in Antarctica, and that the Southwest United States ru...

Do wind farms really cause climate change? Nope

switchboard.nrdc.org 30 Apr '12, 3pm

A number of news outlets have picked up a recent paper that looks at the local land surface temperature impacts of large w...

When it comes to #climate change, polar bears a...

worldwildlife.org 01 May '12, 6pm

Join a free webinar on the effects of climate change on polar bears Sponsored by WWF & Natural Habitat Adventures When : W...

Obama gears up for a campaign climate fight

Obama gears up for a campaign climate fight

grist.org 25 Apr '12, 10pm

James Hansen, NASA’s leading climate scientist, has said this about the Keystone pipeline: that if the pipeline goes throu...