December 16, 2013 Few people have even a rudimentary understanding of the mechanisms driving global warming. Do you? Commentator Tania Lombrozo would like to introduce you to a new resource that makes it easy to grasp the basics of climate change.
April 2, 2013 But the man who issued one of the earliest warnings about the potential for global warming isn't going away. He plans to concentrate on his environmental activism efforts.
December 19, 2012 Dutch researchers have made a scientific case for the environmental benefits of insect proteins in a new study. When it came to land use and effect on greenhouse gases, the mealworms scored better than dairy, pork, chicken and beef.
December 10, 2012 The finding that climate denial is linked to conspiratorial thinking has sparked a backlash in the blogosphere. Commentator Tania Lombrozo checks in with a contested paper's lead author.
December 7, 2012 The urgency of taking action on climate change couldn't be higher, according to commentators Asim Zia and Stuart Kauffman. New laws and incentives at all governance levels, however, could trigger an economic transformation that would ensure climate security.
December 4, 2012 There are two paths forward and only one of them embraces the reality of science, its methods and its ethics.
December 3, 2012 Commentator Tania Lombrozo takes on fiction and the question of whether it can change the world with some whimsical reflections on Barbara Kingsolver's Flight Behavior, a novel about climate change.
November 2, 2012 Americans haven't been scared of climate change. At least not until Sandy. How will fear make itself felt as we move forward, seek solutions, and raise our children? Commentator Alva Noë asks if this is a turning point for the United States.
October 2, 2012 Commentator Adam Frank argues that the bottom line on climate change is going to be our own economic bottom line. He says the economy will be the first place we are forced to really wake up to the true impact of climate change on our way of life.
August 7, 2012 The Curiosity rover on Mars shows that, perhaps, we are ready to solve our problems. It shows us that we can face impossible challenges and find real, lasting solutions.
August 2, 2012 Oyster farmers have developed coping strategies for the higher levels of carbon dioxide that make it hard to grow oysters off the West Coast. But some scientists warn that the problem is only going to get worse.
August 1, 2012 A New York Times op-ed expressing the reversal of a climate-change skeptic has set the blogosphere on fire. Can we settle this issue for once and for all? Or is such expectation against how science works?
July 17, 2012 The basic principles of climate science have been mature for a while.