Just a quick note; in some ways things are getting better. Here are some new resources to take note of.
The National Center for Science Education (NCSE) has long been in the forefront of the battle to keep superstitious creationism out of the public school curriculum. They are now taking on climate change. John Timmer at Ars Technica has the scoop.
An trendy, easy-on-the-eyes design leaves an immediate suspicion that the new site Talking Climate: The Gateway to Research on Climate Communication knows what it is talking about.
To be a bit churlish, these are among the sorts of things we ought to have started doing some time ago. Better late than never, but it is very very late. Nevertheless, the new energy in defending and advancing science in general and climate science in particular is a welcome development.