Representative Lamar Smith gets SCICHECKED on climate change – @factcheckdotorg #science

SciCheck (part of FactCheck.org) has fact-checked a recent Wall Street Journal editorial by Representative Lamar Smith, one of CauseScience’s favorite anti-science congress members. The short version of highlights below – Read the SciCheck article here for a breakdown and the scientific evidence debunking … Continue reading

Richard Rood calls it: 30 years of high temps means the climate has changed @ConversationUK

Let’s call it: 30 years of above average temperatures means the climate has changed By Richard B Rood, University of Michigan If you’re younger than 30, you’ve never experienced a month in which the average surface temperature of the Earth … Continue reading

@NASA – 2014 Continues Long-Term Global Warming #ClimateChange

NASA | 2014 Continues Long-Term Global Warming The year 2014 now ranks as the warmest on record since 1880, according to an analysis by NASA scientists. This video shows a time series of five-year global temperature averages, mapped from 1880 … Continue reading

Leo DiCaprio kills it at the UN Climate Summit – Fangirl moment! #ActOnClimate #CWNYC

Leonardo DiCaprio spoke today at the United Nations Climate Summit! In case you missed it, the video is below! I have pasted my favorite quotes from Leo’s speech here: I’m honored to be here today, I stand before you not as … Continue reading

What’s the difference between chicken little and climate scientists? #science #hottestjuneEVER

The answer? First, science isn’t a folk tale. Second, Chicken Little  didn’t have tons of evidence supporting her theory that the sky was falling. This week climate scientists at NOAA reported that May and June were the hottest months EVER recorded for average global temperature … Continue reading

Alex Trebek believes in Climate Change

Last week I wrote about Pat Sajak and his anti-climate change views (https://causescience.wordpress.com/2014/05/22/what-is-going-on-with-pat-sajak-2/). Turns out that the Jeopardy host Alex Trebek wants to make sure you know he disagrees in an interview with Salon. If you ask me, Jeopardy was always … Continue reading