Global Warming

Rhode Island Opens Up New Front in Climate Change Lawsuit Offensive

New legal challenge comes just one week after similar federal case is dismissed

The Rhode Island attorney general filed a lawsuit in state court against ExxonMobil (Exxon), BP, Shell, and others, arguing that the energy producers knew their product contributed to climate change, but "engaged in a coordinated, multi-front effort to conceal and deny their own knowledge" of possible resulting threats.

Feds Fund Dissertation on ‘Climate Change Denial’

Study seeks 'more complete and nuanced understanding of climate change denial'

The National Science Foundation is funding a doctoral dissertation on "climate change denial." The University of Kansas was awarded $12,000 for the research, which began on June 1. The research seeks to find a "more complete and nuanced understanding" of individuals who are skeptical that human beings cause climate change.