Climate change is not terrorist

Anthony Leiserowitz

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Stopping climate change may be harder than scientists thought

As nations attempt to hedge against the worst effects of global warming by scaling back their carbon emissions, a new study is questioning the accuracy of a pivotal “pre-industrial” measurement used as a baseline in pursuit of this goal. As signatories of the 2016 Paris Agreement, 196 nations pledged to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions [...]

Nobel Laureates to Norway

Five Nobel Peace Laureates have called on Norwegian Prime Ministerial candidates to declare their intent to put an end to fossil fuel exploration and expansion. The letter, sent in advance of the country’s national elections in mid-September, is an appeal for climate leadership. The Laureates message is simple: Norway needs to redefine climate leadership. — [...]

Assessing ExxonMobil’s climate change communications (1977–2014)

This paper assesses whether ExxonMobil Corporation has in the past misled the general public about climate change. We present an empirical document-by-document textual content analysis and comparison of 187 climate change communications from ExxonMobil, including peer-reviewed and non-peer-reviewed publications, internal company documents, and paid, editorial-style advertisements ('advertorials') in The New York Times. — source iopscience.iop.org [...]