Global Warming and Climate Change News

Aspen Ski Area rallies to highlight climate change
Saturday May 05th 2012, 7:13 PM

Aspen Ski Area hosted a ski race without snow Saturday to highlight the effect climate change has on the outdoor recreation industry. [News Source]

Heartland Institute Pulls Its Global Warming Ad
Saturday May 05th 2012, 4:46 PM

The Heartland Institute ended a billboard campaign that compared those who believe in climate science to what it called “the world’s most notorious killers.” [News Source]

Controversial global warming billboard taken down
Saturday May 05th 2012, 4:38 PM

That controversial Unabomber billboard you may have seen while driving on the Eisenhower Expressway Friday is no longer. The Heartland Institute — a conservative non profit claiming the global warming crisis is “man-made” — pulled the ad featuring Ted Kaczynski after just 24 hours amid criticism from opponents, and even friends and supporters of the group. The electronic sign near Maywood read ... [News Source]

Billboard likening believers in global warming to criminals pulled
Saturday May 05th 2012, 4:38 PM

A controversial billboard on the Eisenhower Expressway featuring the Unabomber is gone. The electronic sign near Maywood read, “I still believe in Global Warming. Do you?” next to a photo of Ted Kaczynski. The Heartland Institute — a conservative non-profit claiming the global warming crisis has been overblown — pulled the ad after just 24 hours on display, amid criticism from opponents and even ... [News Source]

Heartland Institute Pulls Its Global Warming Ad
Saturday May 05th 2012, 4:14 PM

The Heartland Institute ended a billboard campaign that compared those who believe in climate science to what it called “the world’s most notorious killers.” [News Source]

Group provokes reaction with billboard doubting global warming
Saturday May 05th 2012, 3:26 PM

For about a day this week, a billboard featuring a mugshot of the Unabomber, Ted Kaczynski, loomed over the Eisenhower Expressway in Maywood, posing a question to drivers cruising toward the city: [News Source]

Panetta Labels Climate Change a National Security Threat
Saturday May 05th 2012, 11:38 AM

skipkent writes "Defense Secretary Leon Panetta declared global warming a national security threat [Wednesday] during a speech before an environmentalist group in Washington, D.C. 'The area of climate change has a dramatic impact on national security,' Panetta told the Environmental Defense Fund last night. 'Rising sea levels, severe droughts, the melting of the polar caps, the more frequent and ... [News Source]

Heartland Institute compares belief in global warming to mass murder | Leo Hickman
Saturday May 05th 2012, 10:49 AM

US thinktank launches poster campaign comparing Unabomber and Osama Bin Laden to those concerned about global warming It really is hard to know where to begin with this one. But let's start with: "What on earth were they thinking?" The Heartland Institute , a Chicago-based rightwing thinktank notorious for promoting climate scepticism , has launched quite possibly one of the most ill-judged ... [News Source]

Heartland Institute compares belief in global warming to mass murder | Leo Hickman
Saturday May 05th 2012, 10:49 AM

US thinktank launches poster campaign comparing Unabomber and Osama Bin Laden to those concerned about global warming It really is hard to know where to begin with this one. But let's start with: "What on earth were they thinking?" The Heartland Institute , a Chicago-based rightwing thinktank notorious for promoting climate scepticism , has launched quite possibly one of the most ill-judged ... [News Source]

Bangkok swelters, sparks debate on city planning in Asia.
Saturday May 05th 2012, 10:00 AM

Five months after the worst floods in half a century, the Thai capital is facing a heat wave with temperatures at three-decade highs, stoking debate over chaotic urban planning that blights many of Southeast Asia's overcrowded capitals. [News Source]

Deep-ocean Antarctic research raises climate change concerns.
Saturday May 05th 2012, 10:00 AM

The most dense water in the world is found deep in the Antarctic Ocean, where it stores heat and carbon dioxide that would otherwise filter into the atmosphere and contribute to climate change. But new research indicates the amount of dense water is substantially decreasing. Scientists say the findings have big implications. [News Source]