NASA Slammed for Fudging Climate Science

A scathing report from NASA this week slammed their own PR department for systematically misleading the public on climate science.

The Inspector General of NASA penned the investigation in response to a complaint by fourteen US Senators, alleging that NASA was colluding with the White House to downplay the known dangers of climate change. Specifically, the Senators wanted NASAto conduct a full and thorough investigation into the suppression of science and censorship of scientists at [NASA].”


Your Lieberman-Warner Climate Security Act Talking Points

Dan Weiss at the Center for American Progress has assembled a list of the “Top Ten Industry Arguments Against Action on Global Warming… and Why They  Are Wrong” for the upcoming debate on the Lieberman-Warner Climate Security Act.

These will no doubt come in handy in the comments section of the blogosphere over the coming weeks. 

The 'Carbon Belch Day' Conundrum

We have received a lot of emails asking our thoughts on the so-called “Carbon Belch Day” being pushed by a right-wing grassroots organizer named Steve Elliot and his website Grassfire.

Normally we try not to stray too far into the left vs. right side of the global warming argument, however in this case it is hard to ignore. To say Elliot is “right-wing” is an understatement - according to his bio, Elliot “has rallied citizens on a host of grassroots issues, including border security, tax reform, abortion, traditional marriage, supporting our troops, exposing media bias and defending the Pledge of Allegiance.”

Expedition Earth: Trekking to the South Pole With a Message

Wow! Check out DeSmog Blogger Todd Carmichael in a video produced for his solo, world speed record attempt to the South Pole. He wouldn't post it (too humble), but I wlll! Enjoy, its a really well done video:

Say Goodbye and Adios "Clean Coal"

A few days ago, the ACCCE released a new, stunningly vague advertisement called “Adios,” that is somehow supposed to put America's mind at ease, and/or scare us about a future without coal. Here's the video, and the text:

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