By Aparna Nathan Last summer, satellite cameras captured a strange image: a shroud of smoke hovering over the Arctic. But beneath these still, swirling clouds, towers of flames punctuated the bleak expanses. In short, the Arctic was on fire. The… Read More ›
Red Hot Planet
Red-hot planet: All-time heat records have been set all over the world during the week From the normally mild summer climes of Ireland, Scotland and Canada to the scorching Middle East, numerous locations in the Northern Hemisphere have witnessed their… Read More ›
More Than 1,000 Died in South Asia Floods This Summer
查看简体中文版 查看繁體中文版 MUMBAI, India — More than 1,000 people have died in floods across South Asia this summer, and as sheets of incessant rain pummeled the vast region on Tuesday, worries grew that the death toll would rise along with… Read More ›
Study: Global warming is drying up the Colorado River — vital to 40 million people
By Dan Elliott Global warming is already shrinking the Colorado River, the most important waterway in the American Southwest, and it could reduce the flow by more than a third by the end of the century, two scientists say. The… Read More ›
Humans causing climate to change 170 times faster than natural forces
Researchers behind ‘Anthropocene equation’ say impact of people’s intense activity on Earth far exceeds that of natural events spread across millennia By Melissa Davey For the first time, researchers have developed a mathematical equation to describe the impact of human… Read More ›
Solar just hit its lowest price ever
Oil-rich Abu Dhabi is planning a massive solar project. By Samantha Page Transitioning to clean energy is the single most important thing we can do to avoid the catastrophic effects of climate change. Luckily for us, clean energy keeps getting… Read More ›
Why Is Louisiana Flooding So Badly, And How Can We Prepare For It Next Time?
Setting an unprecedented precedent By Mary Beth Griggs What Happened In Louisiana? Barry Keim, Louisiana State Climatologist and a professor of climatology, can trace the storm back to August 3, when it formed just off the coast of Florida, a… Read More ›
The 4th Largest Economy In The World Just Generated 90 Percent Of The Power It Needs From Renewables
By Jeremy Deaton On Sunday, for a brief, shining moment, renewable power output in Germany reached 90 percent of the country’s total electricity demand. That’s a big deal. On May 8th, at 11 a.m. local time, the total output of… Read More ›
Don’t Be Fooled: Koch Push For Justice Reform Is Plot To Protect Corporate Criminals
The bill will mainly protect corporations who are polluting our water, land, and air quality.
Citing Urgency, World Leaders Converge on France for Climate Talks
By Coral Davenport and Gardiner Harris LE BOURGET, France — One of the largest gatherings of world leaders in history began a multinational effort Monday toward forging what many called the planet’s last, best hope to stave off the worst… Read More ›
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