Stress Test: Democracy Confronts Climate Change

By Gus Speth, -

Many climate scientists and others have reached the conclusion that, because we have dithered so long, we now face the prospect of either extreme rates of emission reduction or extreme impacts [...]

Climate Change Is Happening Faster Than Expected

By Bob Berwyn, -

Some of the strongest warnings in the Royal Society update came from health researchers, who said there hasn't been nearly enough done to protect millions of vulnerable people worldwide from the [...]

Polar Ice Is Disappearing, Setting Off Climate Alarms

By Sabrina Shankman and Bob Berwyn, -

Turns out, when you heat up ice, it melts. And with 2017 likely going down as one of the warmest years on record worldwide, this year's climate change signal was amplified at the Earth's poles. [...]

“Apocalyptic” Melting Transpires In Antarctica As Earth Ends Scorching Year

By Dahr Jamail, -

By Dahr Jamail for Truthout - The signs of runaway anthropogenic climate disruption (ACD) continue to mount with each passing month. 2016 saw a record surge in the amount of CO2 in the [...]

Averting The Apocalypse: Lessons From Costa Rica

By Jason Hickel, -

By Jason Hickel for Local Futures - Earlier this summer, a paper published in the journal Nature captured headlines with a rather bleak forecast. Our chances of keeping global warming below the [...]

Scientists Give Warning About Fate Of World In ‘Letter To Humanity’

By Andrew Griffin, -

By Andrew Griffin for Independent - A new, dire "warning to humanity" about the dangers to all of us has been written by 15,000 scientists from around the world. The message updates an original [...]

1,700 Scientists Issue Dire Warning To Humanity

By Staff, -

By Staff of BioScience - Twenty-five years ago, the Union of Concerned Scientists and more than 1700 independent scientists, including the majority of living Nobel laureates in the sciences, [...]

Climate Emergency: Greenhouse Gas Levels Surge To Historic Levels

By D. Lascaris, -

By D. Lascaris for The Real News Network - This is Dimitri Lascaris for the Real News Network. On October 30th, the World Meteorological Association issued a greenhouse gas bulletin reporting [...]

Most Powerful Evidence Climate Scientists Have Of Global Warming

By Sabrina Shankman and Paul Horn, -

By Sabrina Shankman and Paul Horn for Inside Climate News - Earth's temperature is rising, and it isn't just in the air around us. More than 90 percent of the excess heat trapped by greenhouse [...]

Antarctic Ice Shelf Larsen C Breaks Off Giant Iceberg

By John Zangas, -

By John Zangas for DC Media Group - One of the biggest icebergs in recorded history, in both area and volume, broke off from the Antarctic East Peninsula and floated free sometime between Monday [...]

Southwest’s Deadly Heat Wave Previews Life In A Warming World

By Phil McKenna, -

By Phil McKenna for Inside Climate News - The extreme heat baking the Southwestern U.S. isn't finished yet. The National Weather Service issued an excessive heat warning today for parts of [...]

The U.S. Is On A Historic Streak Of Record Highs

By Brian Kahn, -

By Brian Kahn for Climate Central - The U.S. is on a hot streak like no other. April marked yet another month where record highs outpaced record lows. It’s the 29th month in a row with the odds [...]

Climate Change: No One Is Exempt

By Sarah “Steve” Mosko, -

By Sarah “Steve” Mosko for Boogie Green - Luckier Americans are insulated from many everyday worries, like struggling to pay the rent or mortgage on time. Some even enjoy life in gated [...]

The Arctic Warms Up For Trump

By Robert Hunziker, -

By Robert Hunziker for Counter Punch - A little over one week following the presidential election, The Washington Post carried this headline: “The North Pole is an Insane 36 Degrees Warmer Than [...]

Recalculating The Climate Math

By Bill McKibben, -

By Bill McKibben for New Republic - The future of humanity depends on math. And the numbers in a new study released Thursday are the most ominous yet. Those numbers spell out, in simple [...]

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