global warming

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...