Tag: global warming

Scott Pruitt: Carbon Dioxide Not A ‘Primary Contributor’ To Global Warming

Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt said told CNBC on Thursday that carbon dioxide is not a “primary contributor” to global warming, calling for more debate and analysis on the issue. “I think that measuring with precision human activity on the climate is something very challenging to do and there’s tremendous disagreement about the degree…

Obama Talks Russian Hacking, Trump’s Intel Briefings [VIDEO]

President Obama sat down with Trevor Noah for Monday’s Daily Show, but he wasn’t in a joking mood when it came to Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential race. “We determined and announced in October that it was the consensus of all the intelligence agencies and law enforcement that organizations affiliated with Russian intelligence were…

John Oliver and Bill Nye Mock Climate Skeptics [VIDEO]

John Oliver and Bill Nye Mock Climate Skeptics: ‘You Don’t Need People’s Opinion on a Fact’ In addition to the raunchiest faux-news segment in human history (eat your heart out, Jon Stewart), tonight’s edition of HBO’s Last Week Tonight with John Oliver swiped hard at public polling data showing one in four Americans skeptical of…

White House Report: Climate Change Is Harming The Economy

White House Report: Climate Change Is Harming The Economy Climate change “has moved firmly into the present,” as extreme weather has a negative impact on Americans’ everyday lives and the U.S. economy, a new White House report says. The congressionally mandated National Climate Assessment, produced by more than 300 experts overseen by a panel of…

NASA study: 2013 was 7th warmest year since 1880

Global warming continues unabated, though parts of the U.S. are now freezing and we were recently sucked into the polar vortex. No matter, NASA, says, the average global temperature hasn’t ceased its upward creep. The space agency announced Tuesday the results of a study by its Goddard Institute for Space Studies showing 2013 in a…