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California State Treasurer Pledges More Debt to Fight the Climate Crisis

Guest essay by Eric Worrall “A billion here, a billion there, pretty soon, you’re talking real money” – attributed to Everett Dirksen California first to sign Green Bond Pledge to fight climate change Bond market to finance eco-friendly projects By: Keith Carls Posted: August 08, 2018 08:28 AM PDT SANTA MARIA, Calif. – California finance…

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A decidedly sarcastic Open Letter to @YouTube

Dear YouTube, May I first say how pleased I am that climate misinformation videos on your platform will now carry informative links to official data sources correcting the lack of understanding and conspiracist ideation among the less scientifically educated of your viewers. It’s difficult to know exactly where to start re-educating the sort of people…

“Back to the future of climate change”

Syracuse University professor uses ancient marine sediment as benchmark for present, future climate models SYRACUSE, N.Y. – Researchers at Syracuse University are looking to the geologic past to make future projections about climate change. Christopher K. Junium, assistant professor of Earth sciences in the College of Arts and Sciences (A&S), is the lead author of…

Climate Scientist Calls Out Media (and Mann) ‘Misinformation’ On Wildfires And Global Warming

By Michael Bastasch With wildfires engulfing over 620,000 acres of California, there’s been a concerted media campaign to single out man-made global warming as the primary force behind the deadly blazes. But that’s not what the data suggests, according to University of Washington climate scientist Cliff Mass. “So there is a lot of misinformation going around…

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YouTube to Scribble Green Propaganda Over Climate Skeptic Videos

Guest essay by Eric Worrall You can smell the desperation. YouTube will now place Wikipedia entries about global warming below videos ‘refuting evidence of rising temperatures’ YouTube will add snippets of factual information on select video clips It will target controversial topics, such as anti-vaccination and climate change YouTube hopes it will reduce misinformation and…