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Stories by Douglas Fischer

Landlocked Polar Bears Find New Prey

As Arctic ice—and access to seals living there—disappears, polar bears show they can adapt to a land-based diet of geese, eggs and the occasional caribou

July 15, 2014 — Douglas Fischer and The Daily Climate

"Dark Money" Funds Climate Change Denial Effort

A Drexel University study finds that a large slice of donations to organizations that deny global warming are funneled through third-party pass-through organizations that conceal the original funder

December 23, 2013 — Douglas Fischer and The Daily Climate
Indigenous Elders Abandon Faith in U.N. Climate Talks

Indigenous Elders Abandon Faith in U.N. Climate Talks

Thousands of delegates are gathered in Warsaw for another round of climate talks. On the other side of the globe, indigenous leaders say they're done with the U.N. talks

November 12, 2013 — Douglas Fischer and The Daily Climate
Coal Exports Boost Train Impacts out West

Coal Exports Boost Train Impacts out West

With Asia's energy demands pulling more U.S. coal to West Coast ports, rail-line communities across Montana fear the effects: More train traffic, health problems, noise and congestion

May 3, 2012 — Douglas Fischer and Daily Climate
Federal Investigators Clear Climate Scientist, Again

Federal Investigators Clear Climate Scientist, Again

The Inspector General of the National Science Foundation has closed its investigation into climatologist Michael Mann after failing to find any evidence of misconduct

August 23, 2011 — Douglas Fischer and The Daily Climate
Stories by Douglas Fischer