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Climate Change Belief

Upshift in Mainstream Media Climate Coverage

Posted: 02.28.2019 no comments

 

A monumental shift in public engagement around climate change is underway. Over the past few months, NBC’s Meet the Press dedicated an entire show to climate change, media giant Apple outbid all comers for the rights to a planned climate TV series, and even the conservative Wall Street Journal allowed the four living ex-Federal Reserve […]

 

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Buried, Altered, Silenced: How Government Climate Information Has Changed Under Trump

Posted: 01.07.2019 no comments

 

After Donald Trump won the presidential election, hundreds of volunteers around the U.S. came together to “rescue” federal data on climate change, thought to be at risk under the new administration. “Guerilla archivists,” including ourselves, gathered to archive federal websites and preserve scientific data.   But what has happened since? Did the data vanish?   […]

 

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Shifting Attitudes to Win the Global Climate Battle

Posted: 10.25.2018 no comments

 

We are in a race against time. We are making dramatic progress in decarbonizing our economies, but dangerous climate impacts are also coming at us faster than predicted. We need concerted action now, in all major economies, to accelerate the transformation of a world that currently relies on fossil fuels for more than 80 percent […]

 

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NASA head Bridenstine now a climate change believer

Posted: 07.20.2018 no comments

 

New NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine faced tough opposition during his confirmation hearings after being nominated by President Trump to head the space agency. A lot of that had to do with previous statements he had made about climate change.   Read the entire article at the Orlando Sentinel.   Many opposed to his appointment feared he […]

 

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Carmakers’ Letter to White House – “Climate Change is Real”

Posted: 05.23.2018 no comments

 

Automakers urged the White House to cooperate with California officials in a coming rewrite of vehicle efficiency standards, saying “climate change is real.”   Read the entire article at Bloomberg.   The plea came in a May 3 letter to the White House’s Office of Management and Budget from the Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers, the industry’s […]

 

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Nuns on Long Island on Sacred Mission to Save the Planet

Posted: 05.16.2018 no comments

 

The sisters are often consumed with prayer, but their hands are getting down into the earth. In the spiritual place that 100 nuns call home, there is an emphasis on the tangible. The sisters of St. Joseph are now focusing their mission to serve their neighbors on a very near and dear neighbor.   See […]

 

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Climate Change in the American Mind

Posted: 11.20.2017 no comments

 

  Recent Yale national survey finds that the number of Americans “very worried” about global warming has reached a record high.   Download the entire report at Yale Climate Change Communication.     Americans increasingly view global warming as a threat. Since Spring 2015, more Americans think it will harm them personally (50%, +14 points), their […]

 

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