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Jon Stewart Can't Believe Fox News Is Talking About Climate Change

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By Katherine Fung Even Fox News is talking about climate change, much to Jon Stewart’s shock. On Tuesday night, Stewart discussed scientists’ warning that parts of Antarctica are melting and cannot be stopped, but asked, “How do we really know it’s apocalyptic?” He then looked to a recent clip of Fox News host Shep Smith […]

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Safe Climate Caucus: Wake Up Congress

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By Rep. Henry Waxman Today, citizens and congressional leaders are rallying to wake up Congress and show support for action on climate change. People all across the country will call for action on climate change by ringing an alarm at 5:00 pm EST using their cell phone, tablet, or other device, calling their representatives, and […]

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New Solar Flare Study Sheds Light On How Sun Eruptions Form

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By Jacqueline Howard For the first time, a massive solar flare revealed the process that created it, confirming new theories about flares and the explosive ejections of solar material often linked with them, a new study reports. Understanding how solar flares form brings scientists a step closer to predicting them, along with the dangerous space […]

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CNN's Jeff Zucker: Climate Change Coverage Bores Our Audience

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By Jack Mirkinson CNN chief Jeff Zucker has an explanation for why his network doesn’t cover climate change that much: the audience isn’t interested. Capital New York watched New York Times reporter Bill Carter quiz Zucker on Monday at an event for the Deadline Club. Carter pointed out that the network has received quite a […]

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Whale Almost Swallows Diver By Accident (VIDEO)

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By Sarah Barness When Rainer Schimpf was diving off the coast of Port Elizabeth, South Africa, to watch the annual sardine run, he came across an unexpected visitor — a 50-foot-long, 40-ton Bryde’s whale. The sardine run attracts a variety of predators, including sharks and birds, but Schimpf was not prepared for the whale who […]