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Video: Climate Scientists As Hardcore Rappers

Watch as Australian climate scientists rap—and swear a lot—about their work. It's pretty funny, we swear.


First we had the Los Angeles teachers, now you can add climate scientists to the list of unlikely rappers. Like most people, I'm generally pretty embarrassed by nerdy white folks rapping. So when I saw "Climate Scientists Rapping" come through my Twitter feed, I was nervous. So while I won't go so far as to endorse their lyricism, it's pretty funny to watch scientists rap—and swear.

And, honestly, who could resist this lyric?

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Nine Out of Ten Climate Denying Scientists Have Ties to Exxon Mobil Money

A new website boasts "900+ peer-reviewed papers" that deny climate science. Problem is lots of those papers were paid for by Big Oil.

If you spend any time at all browsing comments on articles about climate change (and bless you if you've managed to avoid it), you've likely read the same handful of long-debunked arguments against the reality of anthropogenic global warming (or "man-made" global warming). Recently, you've also almost definitely seen links to this website—"900+ Peer-Reviewed Papers Supporting Skepticism of "Man-Made" Global Warming (AGW) Alarm"—created by the Global Warming Policy Foundation.

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Climategate, Fact Checked

This amazing video shows the long, arduous process of fact-checking reporter Kate Sheppard's new feature on the Climategate scandal.

In this amazing video, Mother Jones lifts the curtain and shows the long, arduous process of fact-checking reporter Kate Sheppard's new feature on the Climategate scandal.

Specifically, the video focuses on fact-checker Jaeah Lee's research on the famous (and stupidly controversial) "hockey stick graph" that Sheppard's piece—and much of Climategate—revolves around. If you have four and a half minutes to arm yourself with every defense you'll need to shut up anyone who brings up Climategate, watch this video.

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Real Heat Maps: Watch As the World Burns

NASA maps show global temperature anomalies by decade, leaving no doubt whatsoever about our planet's warming trend.

The next time anyone tells you that the world is actually cooling, not warming, simply point them to these global temperature maps from NASA’s Goddard Institute for Space Studies.

2000 to 2009:

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