Guest post: Coronavirus food waste comes with huge carbon footprint

As the coronavirus pandemic disrupts supply chains around the world, it is likely that more food is being wasted than ever before at a...

Hot and bothered: The Sundance Climate Film Festival

ON DECEMBER 5th Al Gore, the former vice-president who has spent the last three decades warning about the dangers of global warming, took the...

Vacancy: Science writer at Carbon Brief

An exciting opportunity to become Carbon Brief’s new science writer, helping us to analyse and report climate change and society’s response to it. Do you...

Trump’s climate official: ‘I actually don’t know what 2C means’

A Trump administration attempt to offer fossil fuels as a solution to climate change was subject to protest and walkouts on Monday at UN climate...

A Coal-Free Washington State by 2025?

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Tips on countering conspiracy theories and misinformation

Over the years, members from our team have published several handbooks providing information about how to successfully counter misinformation and conspiracy theories. These include The...

2021 SkS Weekly Climate Change & Global Warming News Roundup #39

Listing of articles linked to on the Skeptical Science Facebook Page during the past week: Sun, September 19, 2021 through Sat, September 25, 2021 The following...

From oiloholics to e-totallers: The coming revolution in transport

IT HAS BEEN a bad couple of years for those hoping for the death of driving. In America, where cars are an important part...

Government inaction leading to more cyclist deaths, say leading cycling groups

November 21st, 2017 Ireland’s leading cycling organisations have blamed Government inaction for a rise in the number of cyclists deaths this year after two more riders...

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Guest post: Why CO2 removal is not equal and opposite to reducing emissions

In recent years, countries, companies and institutions around the world have set “net-zero” emissions targets as part of efforts to tackle climate change. The requirement...