R.I.P. Rick Piltz

Rick Piltz, Founder and Director of Climate Science Watch The founder and director of Climate Science Watch, Rick Piltz, passed at 2:46 a.m. on Saturday, 18 October 2014. In the spring of 2005, Rick resigned from his position with the Coordination Office of the U.S. Global Change Research Program to protest the Bush Administration’s political [...]

Weekend reading: Supertyphoon Haiyan, environmental revolt, Red state public opinion

A few highlights from our weekend reading: Supertyphoon Haiyan and Superstorm Sandy “would not have been as severe in a world without warming,” writes Michael Mann, in calling for action on climate change. “The bottom line is this: climate change makes tropical storms more damaging.” Jeffrey Sachs, director of the Earth Institute at Columbia, predicts that America’s [...]

2018-10-26T13:18:45-04:00November 17th, 2013|Climate Science Watch Update|

Climate Science Watch Update – January 31

Updates on some areas of interest: Earthbeat radio interview on White House scientific integrity guidelines;  Hot author Hertsgaard on climate preparedness: “Why Seattle will stay dry when your city floods;”  Radical right bankroller Koch brothers and their unregulated 300-million-ton carbon footprint;  U.S. cable carriers’ blackout of Al Jazeera English and its vital 24/7 international news [...]

2018-10-26T13:33:18-04:00January 31st, 2011|Climate Science Watch Update|

Climate Science Watch update – October 18, 2010

Updating a few items on issues we’ve been tracking and writing about: EPA takes a step in the right direction on mountaintop removal coal mining; Cuccinelli’s radical right-wing star keeps rising at Virginia tea party convention; Chris Mooney on communicating about climate science; AAAS panel on “Overcoming Skepticism after ‘Climategate’”; and the latest on ‘monkey [...]

2018-10-26T13:34:25-04:00October 18th, 2010|Climate Science Watch Update|

Climate Science Watch Weekly Update – July 13, 2010

Policy-focused reconstruction financing to rebuild the country; NY Times: Putting “the manufactured controversy known as Climategate behind us”; NASA: first half of 2010 set global temperature record; Giant ice sculpture to be unveiled outside U.S. Senate July 15; U.S. Climate Change Adaptation Task Force public outreach meeting. Taking notice of some current developments. […]

2018-10-26T13:35:19-04:00July 13th, 2010|Climate Science Watch Update, General|