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2014-06-24 23:14:17

Friends of Science Society today posted on its website a letter to all companies recently targeted by Greenpeace for ‘climate crimes’ stating that, in the opinion of Friends of Science, Greenpeace fails to include current climate science evidence that shows an unpredicted, natural hiatus in global warming of 16+ years. Friends of Science recent billboard campaign stating "The sun is the main driver of climate change..." has attracted the attention of international media....

2014-06-19 23:16:39

Deniers of global warming have learned the methods the tobacco industry used to deny the link between smoking and lung disease. Today, those same methods are being used to convince the public that man made global warming isn't real. - (Audentes Publishing) Mason, TX (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 The climate change deniers of today are engaged in a campaign that is very similar to the one waged by tobacco advocates to deny a link between smoking and lung cancer in an attempt to deceive the...

2014-03-06 23:28:44

Science historian and Harvard Kennedy School professor Naomi Oreskes was recently cited in the Harvard Gazette as claiming a scientific consensus on global climate change based on her 2004 survey, but Friends of Science say that in 2007 they sent Oreskes a report by Madhav Khandekar disputing her claim; Benny Peiser re-ran Oreskes survey in 2005 and found only 1.2% or 13 scientists out of 1,117 agreed with the Anthropogenic (human-caused) Global Warming (AGW) declaration. Friends of...

2013-12-23 10:39:36

A new study conducted by Drexel University environmental sociologist Robert J. Brulle, PhD, exposes the organizational underpinnings and funding behind the powerful climate change countermovement. This study marks the first peer-reviewed, comprehensive analysis ever conducted of the sources of funding that maintain the denial effort. Through an analysis of the financial structure of the organizations that constitute the core of the countermovement and their sources of monetary support,...

2013-06-25 10:52:08

Simply communicating the benefits is not enough Some open-minded people can be swayed to support government intervention on climate change – but only if they are presented with both the benefits and the costs, a new study suggests. Researchers found that those who were open-minded didn’t change their view if they heard arguments for only one side of the issue. People who are relatively more closed-minded did not change their mind regardless of the messages they received, or what...

2013-05-16 12:40:10

People with negative feelings toward climate change seek out more information, study finds Sixty-two percent of Americans now say they believe that global warming is happening, but 46 percent say they are “very sure” or “extremely sure” that it is not. Only 49 percent know why it is occurring, and about as many say they´re not worried about it, according to the April report of the Yale Project on Climate Change Communication. Because information about...

2013-04-04 23:03:57

Al Gore´s “Climate Reality” presentation witnessed by Friends of Science members featured frightening movie clips of disasters, but when asked the questions about climate change science there was no supporting evidence offered. Friends of Science stand by the evidence-based scientific method and are concerned that this climate "reality" is being promoted in schools across North America, consequently they announce the posting of a point-by-point rebuttal backed up with...

2011-04-19 14:08:17

Despite the growing scientific consensus that global warming is real, Americans have become increasingly polarized on the environmental issue, according to a first-of-its-kind study led by a Michigan State University researcher. The gap between Democrats and Republicans who believe global warming is happening increased 30 percent between 2001 and 2010 "“ a "depressing" trend that's essentially keeping meaningful national energy policies from being considered, argues sociologist Aaron M....


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