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Global Warming brings extreme Floods and Drought: World Bank

By Andrea Germanos, staff writer (Commondreams.org) “Even very ambitious mitigation” can’t change the fact that the world has already “locked in” mid-century warming of 1.5°C above pre-industrial times, a new report from…

Al Gore Warns China Particularly Vulnerable to Climate Change

Former U.S. Vice President Al Gore brought one of his favorite stump speeches to China this week, raising the alarm about global warming. The reception he got was suitably warm, too.

Climate 101: How global warming is making heat waves and precipitation more extreme

Extreme weather and climate events are one of the most tangible impacts of global warming so far. Such extremes hit close to home, whether you live in the U.S., Europe, Africa or Asia. Scientists have been making significant advances...Show More Summary

Global Warming As a Solvable Problem

The UN recently issued a bleak report on green house gases. Dire as the news may be, this is a practical problem that's amenable to social and engineering solutions. Those solutions are now quite well understood and younger generations...Show More Summary

Scientist States 6 Steps Global Leaders Must Take to Tackle Climate Change

International talks due to take place in Paris in 2015 have sparked debate over what to do to save earth from irreparable damage by human action. The talks could see world leaders agree to limit global warming by two degrees. Robin McKie, a science writer

Russian Official is Optimistic about Global Warming

Guest Post by Bob Tisdale Yesterday, November 24th, the Russian News Agency TASS published the article Russia to take advantage of global warming — chief of Russian weather service. Isn’t that refreshing?  Optimism about a warming world. The article begins: MOSCOW, November 24. /TASS/ The phenomenon of global warming will have its effect on Russia…

Anthropogenic Global Warming and the Scientific Method

Unhappily, as a result of the mediocre quality of science education, many people do not know how to evaluate either a scientific hypothesis in general, or AGW in particular.

This Land Is Our Land

Our global climate is warming due to the unprecedented amounts of carbon dioxide we are emitting through the combustion of fossil fuels. I have seen the impact of this firsthand in the degradation of coral reefs and the retreat of glaciers around the world. The combustion of coal is one of the worst greenhouse gas emitters of any fossil fuel. Show More Summary

This Land Is Our Land

Our global climate is warming due to the unprecedented amounts of carbon dioxide we are emitting through the combustion of fossil fuels. I have seen the impact of this firsthand in the degradation of coral reefs and the retreat of glaciers around the world. The combustion of coal is one of the worst greenhouse gas emitters of any fossil fuel. Show More Summary

Michigan State professor labels skeptics as “global warming cynics” due to not getting on board with the extreme weather link

From Michigan State University, and the Department of Junior Lewandowskys, where this angry looking guy obviously thinks global warming manifests itself in every weather event, we have the same old ad hominem argument, except published. Global warming cynics unmoved by extreme weather EAST LANSING, Mich. — What will it take to convince skeptics of global

Modern Atlantis May Be a Snow Globe on a Corkscrew

When I hear the words “city,” “underwater” and “screwed,” the first city I think of is Detroit, Michigan, and its economy or possibly Miami, Florida, and global warming. Those words don’t make me think of Atlantis, yet that’s exactly what a Japanese construction proposes as its design...

Climate Change This Week: Lightning Increasing, Solar Cloth, and More!

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Stephen Colbert takes the Polar Plunge here, highlighting the dim lights who don't understand how global warming can create both extremely cold and hot weather. The new...Show More Summary

Global warming cynics unmoved by extreme weather

EAST LANSING, Mich. --- What will it take to convince skeptics of global warming that the phenomenon is real? Surely, many scientists believe, enough droughts, floods and heat waves will begin to change minds. But a new study led by a Michigan State University scholar throws cold water on that theory. Only 35 percent of U.S. Show More Summary

House Republican introduces climate denial bill named in his own honor

Rep. Steve Stockman named his theory that global warming is natural the "Stockman Effect"

Even Global Warming Can't Convince Republicans That Global Warming Exists

Scientists and science journalists like to say that one of the best ways to tell that climate change is real is to take a look at the changes we can already see: This year is on track to be the hottest ever recorded, and glaciers, corn, and even grizzly bears are responding to the warming. Show More Summary

Do Democrats and Republicans actually experience the weather differently?

Last week, as extreme and early winter weather crashed into the continental U.S., it was inevitable that we once again started debating global warming. For some conservatives, unusual winter weather seems to spur dismissive comments about...Show More Summary

This is why climate change is a much better term than global warming.

In their paper, Francis and Vavrus suggested that a rapidly warming Arctic should interfere with the jet stream, the river of air high above us that flows eastward around the northern hemisphere and brings with it our weather. Sometimes, the jet stream flows relatively directly from west to east; but...

Column - What else are these newspapers hiding from you about the warming scare?

Journalists are conning you into thinking the world shares their global warming faith – and contempt for Tony Abbott. Just take last Friday’s…

Pssst. Might I have a word with you, Sen. Inhofe...?

Did this guy really say human-caused global warming is "the second-largest hoax ever played on the American people, after the separation of church and state?" Sorry I'm a few days late giving a nod to you on your 80th birthday, Sen. Inhofe. Show More Summary

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