Global Warming

The Truth about An Inconvenient Truth

Former Vice President Al Gore has long argued that human activities — primarily the burning of fossil fuels — are causing the Earth to warm significantly, with potentially catastrophic results. His mo…

Polar Bears on Thin Ice, Not Really!

Recently, some scientists have claimed that human-caused global warming poses a significant threat to the survival of many species. For most species at risk, they argue, warming will cause the range o…

Climate Science: Climate Change and Its Impacts

Scientific debate continues regarding the extent to which human activities contribute to global warming and what the potential impact on the environment might be. Importantly, much of the scientific e…

Hot Air vs. the Cold Hard Truth about Hurricanes and Global Warming

Environmental lobbyists quickly responded to the Gulf Coast devastation of hurricanes Katrina and Rita with loud assertions that the underlying cause of these more frequent, more dangerous and more co…

The Physical Evidence of Earth's Unstoppable 1,500-Year Climate Cycle

The Earth currently is experiencing a warming trend, but there is scientific evidence that human activities have little to do with it.

Climate Change: Consensus Forming around Adaptation

A consensus is forming concerning the appropriate response to global warming. While scientists continue to debate the extent to which humans are responsible for rising average global temperatures, a g…

Living with Global Warming

Should we try to prevent global warming? Or should we use our resources to adapt to the consequences of warming?  This paper analyzes costs and benefits of two different approaches.

Global Warming: Famine — or Feast?

For over 30 years, Lester Brown, a MacArthur Foundation "genius award" winner and president of the Earth Policy Institute, has warned that human activities threaten agricultural productivity and human…