Latest Environmental skepticism Stories

2012-03-13 10:55:09

In recent years, the American public has grown increasingly skeptical of the existence of man-made climate change. Although pundits and scholars have suggested several reasons for this trend, a new study shows that the recent Great Recession has been a major factor. Lyle Scruggs, associate professor of political science in UConn´s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, suggests that this shift in opinion is related primarily to the public´s concern about the economy....

2012-02-20 11:20:22

The instant communications technology that nurtured grassroots revolutions in the Arab world could also help farmers cope with climate change, according to Iowa State University researchers. And so the researchers — Steven Fales, a professor of agronomy; and Gene Takle, director of Iowa State's Climate Science Program, a professor of agronomy and of geological and atmospheric sciences — are organizing a symposium to explore that idea during the annual meeting of the American...

Corporations Fund Anti-Climate Change Education
2012-02-16 06:18:56

The Heartland Institute, a Libertarian thinktank that questions current climate science, has inadvertently revealed who funded their operations. According to leaked emails, a single private donor funds most of their operations. Other donors include tobacco giants Altria and Reynolds America, GlaxoSmithKline, Pfizer and Eli Lilley, and Microsoft. Other donors include Bill Gates, who regularly gives speeches promoting clean energy and works to help farmers in developing countries,...

2012-01-25 14:20:00

Written from a unique geological perspective, Dr. G Dedrick Robinson's new book, Global Warming-Alarmists, Skeptics & Deniers: A Geoscientist looks at the Science of Climate Change, is a 69,000-word book aimed at non-specialist readers interested in learning the latest scientific findings concerning climate change and how great a danger it actually represents. Abbeville, South Carolina (PRWEB) January 25, 2012 Written from a geological perspective, Dr. Robinson's book emphasizes key...

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