Is the new Tesla Model S right for you?

This week, I bought the world's game-changing automobile. Here's my review.

Not Your Granddaddy's Garbage Burners: Why Burning Waste for Energy Fights Climate Change

When we think of climate change deniers, tea partiers and republicans often come to mind.  But some of the most troubling stumbling blocks to reducing greenhouse gases come from urban liberals and left-leaning environmental groups who oppose burning municipal solid waste to produce…

VIDEO: A Presidential Debate on Climate

Thursday morning I moderated my first live presidential debate, on Capitol Hill.

Antiscience Beliefs Jeopardize U.S. Democracy

The United States faced down authoritarian governments on the left and right. Now it may be facing an even greater challenge from within

Language Intelligence: A Gladiator’s Guide to Eloquence

Language Intelligence speaks to that urge that we all have to convince others of the rightness of our ideas, and shows how the masters do it in concrete, clear, and concise language.

Republican Meteorologist to Mitt Romney: How You Can Help Me and My Family

Nationally-known meteorologist Paul Douglas has a challenge for the Republican presidential nominee

A Legitimate Doofus's Timeless Principles

Rep. Akin's comments have their roots in mid eighteenth-century ignorance

Shocking New Oil Propaganda Plan to Fool Americans

The Guardian has unearthed a shocking new propaganda plan intended to turn the American public against wind energy in the 2012 election cycle.

Who would be the best moderator for a presidential science debate?

Both Obama and McCain attended the Saddleback faith forum because, some say, it was an honor to be associated with Pastor Rick Warren among the mainstream grassroots faith communities. Who could moderate a presidential science debate?

New Poll: Even religious voters overwhelmingly want candidates to debate science

It turns out that the presidential campaign staffers have it completely, one hundred and eighty degrees wrong when it comes to science. Overwhelming majorities of American voters want the candidates to debate the big science issues facing the country.