4 Climate Myths You’ll Hear This Week

Your uncle, yelling at you about how global warming has stopped Jinga/Shutterstock and Jessica Robertson/USGS

‘Tis the season of climate denial. Be prepared.

WATCH: What’s Really Going on With Arctic Sea Ice?


Slate writer Phil Plait debunks the recent misinformation about melting ice and explains why you should care about climate change.

Podcast: What It’s Like To Spend 55 Days in Space

Marsha Ivins on Space Shuttle Columbia, 1997. NASA

On our new show, Inquiring Minds, astronaut Marsha Ivins talks about her 5 shuttle missions, NASA’s budget, and why the Borg cube makes a good space ship.

Watch: Congressman Makes “Completely Wrong” Claim About Temperature

Rep David McKinley (R-WV)

Rep. David McKinley said there’s been  ”almost no increase in temperature” for 40 years.

One Weird Trick to Fix Farms Forever


Does David Brandt hold the secret for turning industrial agriculture from global-warming problem to carbon solution?


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