California, where fires have burned thousands of acres, is seeing some of the most extreme conditions. Texas and Oklahoma are also experiencing severe drought.
In Batanes, the northernmost islands of the Philippines, a small indigenous population routinely survives the most violent storms in the world. But in an era of unprecedented weather disturbances, can centuries-old methods of adaptation survive modernization and economic struggle?
Why is it still snowing so much in April? Andy Warner, Symbolia, and Years Of Living Dangerously investigate.
After months of brutally cold weather that smashed records across the Upper Midwest, the Great Lakes have been transformed into giant ice-covered ponds.
“If you’ve been hearing that extreme cold spells, like the one we’re having in the United States now, disprove global warming, don’t believe it,” says John Holdren, Obama’s science adviser.
National Geographic shows how most coastal cities will be decimated and the population exodus will put a strain on midland resources. On the upside, Antarctica will make an great seaside resort.
Temperatures are going up and there’s going to be a lot more rain. But not everywhere.
The IPCC says warming is “unequivocal.” No matter what anyone else says, climate change is definitely happening.
The Earth is warming and humans are to blame for it, a major scientific report released Friday said. But temperatures are rising slower than previously predicted.
Your children might grow up in a world of squishy apples and NO COFFEE. Pray for them.
The former vice president set out to create the Apple Computer of climate change. From a sweeping, expensive “blitz” to a “niche” effort in digital media.
Plus Hugh Jackman measuring things, a pretty compelling theory about Orange Is the New Black, and 27 kids who managed to look unbelievably miserable at Disneyland.
No reason to panic or anything, but the North Pole - the ice-cap at the farthest north point of the globe - has melted and now it’s a lake. Oh, and it’s been happening every year, you know, because we’ve irreparably damaged the climate.
The bloodiest edit wars of them all.
Giant camels once roamed the Canadian arctic. Pretty cool, eh?
Detailed wire photos have emerged of the terrifying sinkhole that swallowed a Florida man and destroyed his home.
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Elephant seals, narwhals, and leopard seals are helping with research that could save their habitat.
“Government can’t control the weather.” Climate activists in Florida were hopeful for a different outcome.
It may have hastened his fall in the Republican primary, but Huntsman is still pushing climate change. A harder line on big oil and corporate lobbyists.
Hurricane Sandy restarted the conversation in Washington. Some of these ads are seriously depressing.
All but absent from news coverage before Hurricane Sandy, climate change became a campaign issue again — for about two days.
Chuck Todd said what few reporters, and fewer pols, have acknowledged: “It’s called climate change, folks.” “When the surge of water comes straight at the media capital of our home planet, it may really make a difference,” says Bill McKibben.
Oh the difference four days can make. Wait, what? Four DAYS? Scientists are scrambling to figure out the implications of such a rapid increase in melt.
In less than 250 years, we’ve grown like wildfire. Globaïa animation shows the veiny crosshatch of human shipping routes via land, sea and air that dominate our planet.
There are no SUVs on Mars, so there! At this point, it’s pretty well understood that “global warming” was a misnaming of the scientifically proven fact of “global climate change.”
Forget baseball: Canseco needs to be leading the EPA.
Poignant picture of a polar bear encountering an Icebreaker ship in Norway. This is a great image, but it’s also so sad.