Published on Monday, September 14, 2015 by Common Dreams by Lauren McCauley, staff writer Human-induced climate change has pushed the Earth to the brink of a major shift as scientists predict rapidly rising global temperatures within the next two years. A study, titled Big Changes Underway in the Climate System? (pdf) and published by the British Meteorological Office, notes […]
Published on Wednesday, August 05, 2015 by Rolling Stone by Eric Holthaus, Rolling Stone Historians may look to 2015 as the year when shit really started hitting the fan. Some snapshots: In just the past few months, record-setting heat waves in Pakistan and India each killed more than 1,000 people. In Washington state’s Olympic National Park, the rainforest caught […]
Published on Monday, July 20, 2015 by Common Dreams, by Lauren McCauley, staff writer The planet Earth, with mankind’s help, is leap-frogging into sweltering new territory. With the monthly update from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) out Monday, three of the world’s official climate reporting agencies agree that June 2015 was the hottest on record, and that this […]
Published on Thursday, June 11, 2015 by Common Dreams, by Jon Queally, staff writer As ten days of UN-sponsored climate talks came to end in Bonn, Germany on Thursday morning, global campaigners demanding far-reaching solutions to the crisis of a warming planet expressed dissatisfaction on multiple levels, charging that the continued foot-dragging of governments is sentencing future generations to unparalleled […]
Published on Tuesday, June 02, 2015 by Common Dreams by Lauren McCauley, staff writer Continued warming of the world’s oceans may trigger disruptions to marine life not seen in 3 million years, according to a new study published Monday in the journal Nature Climate Change. The study, put forth by scientists from the University of Science and Technology in Lille, […]
This is what climate change looks like. According to new data released by the NOAA, April 2014 tied the one in 2010 as the hottest April since records began.
US Military acknowledges global warming
scientists said a “long-term cooling trend” around the world swung into reverse in the late 19th century.
a recent survey conducted by the Center for Climate Change Communication (4C) at George Mason University found that 62% said they felt America should be taking steps to address climate change.
U.S. is exporting its polluting gases, particularly in the form of coal, like never before. Figures released in March by the official U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) show U.S. coal exports reached a record of more than 115 million tons in 2012, more than double the 2009 figure.