If Desmogblog Is Infected With Pneumonia or Meningitis, You'll Know Why

A tropical and potentially lethal fungus that has mysteriously made a home on Canada's temperate West Coast has prompted foreign medical experts to issue a worldwide alert to doctors and tourists.

Presenting the IPCC For (Not Quite) Dummies!

You don't need to be a computer modeler to understand what the IPCC really is, how the peer-review process really works, and what standards inform the work of the international scientific body.

A new resource spells it all out – in plain language. The website, www.ipccfacts.org, has just been launched by the United Nations Foundation with help from Fenton Communications, to help de-mystify the process. It's clear, simple, easy to navigate and thankfully not dumbed-down!

Comm. professor says framing key to winning global warming struggle

An American University professor says until scientists learn to communicate strategically on global warming we're not going to get the policy solutions we need, just more gridlock and a worsening problem.

Ill winds passed during Congressional hot-air debate

A recent three-hour House hearing on global warming underscored how politically charged the climate-change issue remains, even as several formerly skeptical Members of Congress said they were now convinced it’s time to act. One skeptical California Republican even blamed some earlier warming on “dinosaur flatulence.”

British airline tycoon pledges $25 million to spur research aimed at winning greenhouse-gas battle

The prize will go to the first person or group to discover a way to remove billions of tones of greenhouse gases from the atmosphere. Former U.S. vice-president Al Gore has endorsed the five-year contest.

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