VIDEO: Weary NJ Voters Face Election Day Ordeal


“We really don’t care about the election right now, it’s the furthest thing from our minds” one resident says. Still, officials are scrambling to keep the polls open Tuesday.

David Attenborough: US politicians duck climate change because of cost


The naturalist warned it would take a terrible example of extreme weather to wake people up to global warming. By Adam Vaughan and Camila Ruz, The Guardian.

Why No One Said the C-Word in the Debates


Four debates—and no mentions of climate change. The silence speaks volumes about the sad state of our national discourse about the science-based issues that really matter.

US Presidential Debates’ Great Unmentionable: Climate Change

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No mention of global warming for the first time since Congress was briefed on the threat in 1988.

Time for the GOP to Get Serious About Climate Change, the New National Security Issue

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The GOP is ceding important ground by tolerating and encouraging denialism on this critical topic.


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