23 Aug '12, 10pm

Climate change deniers are almost extinct.

Climate change deniers are almost extinct.

It's getting harder to ignore the evidence: record high worldwide temperatures; increasing extreme weather events; devastating droughts, floods, and wildfires; animal and plant species turning up where they've never been found before; record ice loss in the Arctic and Greenland; melting glaciers... The trends are exactly as climate scientists predicted. Meanwhile, one of the few "skeptic" climate scientists, Richard Muller, recently reversed his thinking . Muller and colleagues at the University of California, Berkeley, studied climate data dating back to 1753, then looked at possible causes of the unusual warming observed since the mid-1950s. (Ironically, the study was funded in part by the Charles G. Koch Charitable Foundation, founded by climate change skeptics with heavy interests in the fossil fuel industry.) Their conclusion? It's not the sun. It's not volcanoes. The...

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