global warming

Art Pope turns up in climate disinformation exposé   |   February 16, 2012
Documents obtained from a think tank at the center of the climate disinformation campaign confirm the important role played in financing that campaign by leading conservative...

 

Failure of climate talks imperils nowhere more than Louisiana coast   |   January 27, 2012
By Bia Assevero, The Lens December's climate change conference in Durban, South Africa, was, as these conferences usually are, more style than substance. Small steps were...

 

INSTITUTE INDEX: Exposing America's worst climate polluters   |   January 12, 2012
Date on which the Environmental Protection Agency unveiled a new database of major greenhouse gas polluters: 1/11/2012 Rank of power plants among the largest U.S. industrial...

 

Shadowy group behind attacks on climate scientists handed setback in court   |   January 3, 2012
The Montana Supreme Court overturned a lower court ruling last week and reinstated the state's longstanding ban on direct spending by corporations for or against political...

 

Top 5 of 2011 - #4: Who's attacking climate scientists?   |   December 22, 2011
Facing South has long reported on the corporate-funded public-relations campaign aimed at sowing doubt and confusion about the scientific consensus around manmade global warming...

 

Climate-science deniers join forces against NC renewable-energy program   |   December 9, 2011
Climate-science deniers with ties to the fossil-fuel industry have joined forces in an assault on North Carolina's renewable energy program and particularly wind power, which...

 

Special Investigation: Who's behind the 'information attacks' on climate scientists?   |   November 29, 2011
In the fall of 2011, Facing South published an investigation by Editorial Director Sue Sturgis into a free-market think tank that filed a controversial Freedom of Information Act...

 

Top Facing South stories of fall 2011   |   November 22, 2011
As Facing South prepares to close up for the Thanksgiving holidays, here's a look back at a few of our stories that you, our readers, helped turn into big stories this fall....

 

Oil pipeline fight roils unions   |   November 11, 2011
By Jenny Brown, Labor Notes Elevated oil prices are motivating oil giants to exploit the tar sands of western Canada, creating a jobs boom in the region and leveling hundreds of...

 

Attorney with group targeting climate scientists' emails featured at Koch-funded conference   |   November 4, 2011
The American Tradition Institute -- a global-warming denier group that's using the Freedom of Information Act in controversial ways to discredit climate scientists -- suffered...

 

SPECIAL INVESTIGATION: Who's behind the 'information attacks' on climate scientists?   |   October 31, 2011
This week, in a courtroom in Prince William County, Virginia, a hearing will take place that could have implications for the privacy rights of scientists at colleges and...

 

INSTITUTE INDEX: Clinging to dirty energy in the South   |   October 13, 2011
Concentration of carbon dioxide in Earth's atmosphere prior to the dawn of the industrial age 200 years ago, as measured in parts per million: 275 Current atmospheric...

 

Climate-science contrarian Roy Spencer's oil-industry ties   |   September 7, 2011
The controversy over a paper published last month in an obscure journal questioning the scientific consensus around man-made global warming is drawing attention to one of its...

 

SPECIAL INVESTIGATION: Who's behind the attack on state climate policy?   |   November 13, 2007
HOSTILE CLIMATE The Center for Climate Strategies wants to help states cut global warming pollution. A North Carolina think tank funded by energy interests wants to stop them....

 

The storms are coming ...   |   June 12, 2006
On June 1, the first day of the 2006 hurricane season, the Institute's Gulf Coast Reconstruction Watch project issued a major report (pdf) revealing how poorly prepared the...

 

Bye Bye, Outer Banks   |   May 17, 2005
Southern Exposure contributor Sue Sturgis surveys the disappearing coast of North Carolina and the state's growing movement to address climate change in the latest Independent...