The hydrological cycle is expected to intensify under global warming, with studies reporting more frequent extreme rain events in many regions of the world, and predicting increases in future flood frequency. Such early, predominantly...Show More Summary
The UK-based Centre for Ecology & Hydrology (CEH) has led an international team of scientists who reveal global warming is responsible for a tripling in the frequency of extreme West African Sahel storms observed in just the last 35 years.
The Bright Side History - Benefits of... 1:58 Arden Myrin, Orlando Jones and Nimesh Patel keep an open mind about the positive effects of global warming. Watch full episodes of @midnight now -- no login required: http://on.cc.com/17MOT5T @midnight...Show More Summary
Just as AIDS was the first politicized disease, the global warming movement is the first time the weather has been politicized. Both have often been advertised as catastrophic events which will spell the end of civilization as we know it. Show More Summary
Global warming has pushed the Arctic into a new state unprecedented in human history, with thinning and retreating sea ice, skyrocketing air and sea temperatures, melting permafrost, and glaciers that are shedding ice at increasing rates. ...Show More Summary
It was the second warmest March - after March 2016 - in a database which goes as far back as 1880.
Climate change is predicted to cause a series of maladies for world oceans including heating up, acidification, and the loss of oxygen. A newly published study published online in the April 24 edition of the Proceedings of the National...Show More Summary
The government money that supports Big Science has made scientists into politicians, just like all the others eating at the government table.
After an unusually intense heat wave, flood or drought, questions inevitably arise about whether human-caused climate change played a role.
(University of Nevada, Reno) The unassuming ice plant could become an ingenious weapon in the fight against a warming climate that threatens to limit regions suitable for growing biofuel crops. Biochemist and molecular biologist John...Show More Summary
Most people on Earth have already felt extreme and record heat, drought or downpours goosed by man-made global warming, new research finds. In a first-of-its-kind study, scientists analyzed weather stations … Click to Continue »
After an unusually intense heatwave, downpour or drought, Noah Diffenbaugh and his research group inevitably receive phone calls and emails asking whether human-caused climate change played a role.
Global warming's milder winters will likely nudge Americans off the couch more in the future, a rare, small benefit of climate change.
Even though global warming is predicted to unleash calamities including frequent typhoons and more global conflicts, Americans may at least get more exercise as the planet warms.
Global warming's milder winters will likely nudge Americans off the couch more in the future, a rare, small benefit of climate change, a new study finds. With less chilly winters, … Click to Continue »
Climate change is being felt broadly and mostly negatively.
Scientists and climate activists say they are under attack. Almost 200 countries had been persuaded of the need to fight global warming with the signing of the Paris Agreement. Now US President Donald Trump is threatening to pull the United States out of the deal, saying he is not convinced the...
Congressman Frank Pallone spoke at today’s New Jersey March for Science in Trenton, saying that the environment, scientific research, and global warming are the most important issues of our day. He reviewed a litany of harmful actions that our president...Read more
The human impact on wildlife is growing more and more every year – not only due to global warming but also through agriculture gobbling up more and more land, habitat destruction, hunting and poaching, transportation… most of the things we do as a society have a negative impact on wildlife, when they’re done excessively. Biologists [...]Show More Summary
President Donald Trump gave many signals on the campaign trail that his presidency would be a disaster for the environment. He called global warming a “hoax” and “bullshit,” vowed to dismantle the Environmental Protection Agency, and...Show More Summary