How’s this for a chilling effect in an era of global warming? Last month, rangers at Joshua Tree National Park posted some Tweets about climate change and its impact on the desert. It was pretty basic stuff. “Park scientists know that climate change will effect the desert ecosystem, but they don’t...
A new report estimates that global temperature will increase 3.2 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels by the end of the century. That's well over the 2-degree limit set by the Paris Agreement in 2015. But it's not all bad news:...Show More Summary
Global and Asian heat waves in 2016 due purely to climate change, study says December 14, 2017 (AFP via Japan Times) “…Last year’s global heat record, extreme heat in Asia and unusually warm waters off the coast of Alaska happened purely...Show More Summary
The world’s financial community is finally rousing itself in the fight against global warming.
The internet giant touts its green bona fides, but its HQ2 contest ignores global warming.
Commentary: A new ad from the company presents a Christmas dinner where a family discusses global warming. Things get heated.
In the two years since the signing of the Paris Climate Agreement, businesses from around the world have stepped up to align their policies with limiting global warming, and now 327 major corporations have committed to aligning their...Show More Summary
Researchers also believe climate change goosed aspects of hurricanes Irma and Maria
What You'll Be Creating Help spread awareness about the effects of global warming with this informative climate change infographic. Easily adaptable to your own choice of facts and stats, this is a great template for creating a unique design. We’ll set up the layout in Adobe InDesign and prepare it for sharing online, on social media or Pinterest. Show More Summary
Marine ecosystems are currently in a state of flux, with ocean warming and acidification occurring at unprecedented rates. Phenotypic plasticity underpins acclimatory responses by shifting the mean phenotype in a population, which may buffer the negative effects of global change. Show More Summary
Climate change seems inevitable. Between the still-accelerating pace of greenhouse gas emissions and the voices of global warming deniers, hitting the targets laid out in the Paris Accord to slow the pace of a warming climate feels increasingly...Show More Summary
Spoiler alert: global warming made the destruction of Hurricane Harvey both worse and more likely. In a new paper by Mark Risser and Michael Wehner of Lawrence Berkeley Labs, they first show us the rainfall trend for Houston over the past 70 years: The upward trend is clear. I’ve added the dashed line showing Hurricane […]
Last year's global heat record, extreme heat in Asia and unusually warm waters off the coast of Alaska happened purely because the planet is getting warmer due to human activities like burning fossil fuels, a study said Wednesday. The...Show More Summary
The northernmost United States is on the front lines of global warming, but researchers recently found their data collection was turning up nothing. It turns out the temperatures in Barrow warmed so quickly that NOAA's algorithms filtered...Show More Summary
A NASA scientist suggests that his colleagues in the climate change orbit, as it were, should consider reducing their own carbon footprint, especially given the “colossal” amount of fossil fuel they apparently burned last weekend alone. Show More Summary
New studies find global warming's fingerprints were all over the record rainfall from Hurricane Harvey this year.
Scientists at the University of York have used sea water collected from Whitby in North Yorkshire, and scrap metal to develop a technology that could help capture more than 850 million tonnes of unwanted carbon dioxide in the atmosphere.
Two studies of the storm that overwhelmed Houston last summer say global warming made the rain much worse.
French President Emmanuel Macron delivered a stark warning on climate change at a meeting in Paris, urging political and business leaders to launch an urgent new phase in the fight against global warming. “We are losing the battle,” Macron said at Tuesday’s “One Planet” summit. “We must all act because we will all be held [...]Show More Summary
Bundle up, kids! It’s cold outside. It’s I’m-not-going-out-unless-I-absolutely-have-to cold. And it’s going to get even colder. I mean, come on! What happened to the promise of global warming? Spring in winter? Summer in autumn? A world safe from runaway icebergs and douchey ski pros. More of this – And less of this – Despite the […]