Let Science Speak.@Tessa_M_Hill: “What is the packing list for a climate emergency? Bring things that give you comfort. I’ll bring with me the knowledge that people around the world are rising up and taking control of our collective future on this planet.”
The Harvard professor on science and scepticism – and why climate deniers have run out of excuses
Let Science Speak.@NaomiOreskes: “Scientists need to talk about the values that motivate them and shape the science they do. In many cases, scientists’ values are less different from the people who are rejecting science than you might think.”
Exclusive: chair of Elders group also says fossil fuel firms have lost their social licence
Let Science Speak“I believe that climate change denial is not just ignorant, it is malign, it is evil, and it amounts to an attempt to deny human rights to some of the most vulnerable people on the planet.” — @TheElders chairman Mary Robinson
A top climate scientist quit USDA, following others who say Trump has politicized science.
Let Science Speak“To ignore [science]. To just dismiss it and say ‘oh that's political' ... I don't have the words to describe that. It's surreal. It feels like something out of a bad sci-fi movie.”
—@USDA scientist Dr. Lewis Ziska
Maria Caffrey alleges she lost her job at the National Park Service because she refused to eliminate mentions of human-caused climate change from a report.
Let Science Speak“The point of the lawsuit is to get on the record what the Trump administration is doing to scientists and that that's not OK. It’s important that we stand up and fight back.”
Thank you, @Dr_Caffrey. We stand with you. #letsciencespeak
There’s a lot of confusion about climate change out there, especially when it comes to finding the most viable solutions to address it…
Let Science Speak.@GlobalEcoGuy: “Climate change is not just an energy problem; it’s about 62% an energy problem — food & land use are also crucially important — and so are leaking natural gas pipelines, landfills, cement, and refrigerant gasses.”
Renowned climate scientist Michael E. Mann got an apology Friday from a think tank that published an interview attacking his reputation. In the fight against climate disinformation, experts like him are turning to new arenas.
In a significant escalation, policymakers are seeking to undermine or discard research showing the most dire risks of inaction on climate change.
Let Science Speak“What we have here is a pretty blatant attempt to politicize the science — to push the science in a direction that’s consistent with [Trumpian] politics. It reminds me of the Soviet Union.” —Dr. Philip Duffy @WoodsHoleResCtr