Climate Change

Climate Change, which was popularly characterized as "global warming", is a factor in all of our lives. The articles here discuss the ways we can challenge the power structure to enact policies that will help us to get off this destructive path.

Climate Change/Chaos/Denial

Climate Denial

Larry Wines: In science, the burden of proof is always on whomever suggests a change in conventional wisdom, or the absence of wisdom that accompanies entrenched assumptions.

The Short Career of Scientific Infallibility

Scientific Infallibility

John Peeler: When George Will extends this argument to the present, to argue that the climate change we are experiencing is also naturally caused, most people familiar with the contemporary climatological research would emphatically disagree.

Senator Inhofe and the Global Warming Deniers

Global Warming Deniers

Walter Moss: According to a 2013 “Conspiracy Theory Poll” conducted by a respected polling agency, “Republicans say global warming is a hoax by a 58-25 margin, Democrats disagree 11-77, and . . . . 61% of Romney voters believe global warming is a hoax.”

The Global Warming Hoax

Global Warming Hoax

Steve Hochstadt: Who believes politicians paid by ExxonMobil instead of scientists, doctors, and conservationists? Gullible people who want to believe. That’s what makes hoaxes work.

Approaching Mass Extinction

Mass Extinction

Lance Simmens: If not so tragic it would actually be amusing that today many are more worried about Sharia law what very well be the Sixth mass extinction.

Oil Drilling Ban Fails!

Ban Oil Drilling

Dan Bacher: State Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson’s bill to ban offshore oil drilling from an area of state waters in the Santa Barbara Channel known as Tranquillon Ridge stalled on the Assembly Floor on the evening of August 26, effectively killing the bill for the year, due to massive opposition by the oil industry.