Posts Tagged ‘global warming’

IPCC: Greenhouse Gases Continue To Warm The Globe

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In case you forgot, greenhouse gases continue to warm the globe. For those of us who value the scientific method over opinion, we are all too aware that this planet we call Earth is heating up, and we are the reason it is happening. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) says, “Warming of the…
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How To Explain Science To Your Climate-Change-Denying Uncle

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This is what you say to your crazy-climate-change-denying uncle when he asks, “Yeah, but, how do we know scientists are right? I mean, how do we know what is a ‘fact’ anyway? Oh yeah, and where is the science council of elders?” Warning: This is also what you say when you no longer want to be…
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Do Global Warming Deniers Know Nuclear Weapons Exist?

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On a recent episode of Last Week Tonight on HBO, host John Oliver dedicated a 15 minute segment to American apathy towards our aging nuclear weapons. Oliver said we spend more time worrying about whether we “accidentally hit Reply All on an office email” than we do worrying about “nuclear annihilation.” And that segment got…
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VIDEO: How Can It Be So Cold If There’s Global Warming?

Global Warming - a mural at Sea World here in San Diego - photo by Nathan Rupert

So if global warming is real, how come it’s so cold outside? This question is a perfect example of when the premise of a question should be rejected. Because this isn’t even really a question, it’s a snarky (unformed) statement masquerading as a question. The premise here is that because it’s really cold out, and…
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Reality Is Unkind To Climate Change Deniers And Fox News Viewers

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Reality is an inconsiderate and harsh place for climate change deniers, so they must exist outside it. One of the things a conservative climate change denier (and is there any other kind?) might say to you, if you are ever so lucky to be in such a debate, is that you can’t trust the scientists….
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