"Keith Kloor's interesting piece in The Washington Post Magazine on Robert F. Kennedy Jr.'s anti-vaccine crusade includes this interesting fact: 'All six of his children--ages 13-29--have been fully vaccinated.'"
"Deputy premier Rich Coleman challenged Thursday the conclusions of a scientific panel into the environmental effect of shale gas development using fracking."
"John Christy, a professor of atmospheric science at the University of Alabama here, says he remembers the morning he spotted a well-known colleague at a gathering of climate experts."
"Senior GOP statesman George Shultz urged Republicans on Friday to be proactive on climate change, calling it an "obvious risk" to the economy and national security."
"An independent review panel has criticized the British Broadcasting Corp. (BBC) for booking so many climate change skeptics on its programs, saying the network is giving them too much attention."
NASA's Orbiting Carbon Observatory satellite launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base early Wednesday morning, potentially improving scientists' ability to track climate change. The mission appeared successful after the spacecraft separated from the second stage about 55 minutes into the flight. A NASA news conference is scheduled for 8:30 am ET.
Gavin Schmidt is taking over the reins of NASA's high-powered climate lab -- the Goddard Institute for Space Studies -- from the ritiring James Hansen.
"A new report from the government’s own Natural Resources Department on climate change adaptation released last week shows a growing recognition of the need to adapt to a changing climate but also highlights the gap between the research and the political action, critics and experts say."
"NASA will launch the first satellite designed to measure carbon dioxide in the atmosphere around the world next week."
"President says members of congress are feigning ignorance of science because they fear backlash from 'fringe elements'."