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Climate of North American cities will shift hundreds of miles in one generation

In one generation, the climate experienced in many North American cities is projected to change to that of locations hundreds of miles away—or to a new climate unlike any found … Continue reading

February 16, 2019 · 3 Comments

Lorraine Chow: 10 Worst-Case Climate Predictions If We Don’t Keep Global Temperature Rise Under 1.5 Degrees Celsius

If humankind carries on its business-as-usual approach to climate change, there’s a 93 percent chance we’re barreling toward a potentially catastrophic level of warming. The summer of 2018 was intense: … Continue reading

January 5, 2019 · 1 Comment

Jake Johnson: With Planet in ‘Crisis Mode,’ Bernie Sanders Rips Trump White House for ‘Dangerous’ Dismissal of Climate Science

“You have an administration that virtually does not even recognize the reality of climate change and their policies, working with the fossil fuel industry, are making a bad situation worse.” … Continue reading

October 15, 2018 · Leave a comment

Tom Engelhardt: What Will Donald Trump Be Remembered For?

The World According to The Don(ald) I know you won’t believe me. Not now, not when everything Donald Trump does — any tweet, any insult at any rally — is … Continue reading

October 8, 2018 · 1 Comment

William Moomaw, et al: What the world needs now to fight climate change — More swamps

“Drain the swamp” has long meant getting rid of something distasteful. Actually, the world needs more swamps – and bogs, fens, marshes and other types of wetlands. Wetlands are some … Continue reading

September 16, 2018 · Leave a comment

Tim Radford: Rising Sea Levels Come At Steeper Cost

Rising sea levels bring the prospect of more violence and expense. Four new studies confirm the menace of the waves. LONDON, 2 March, 2018 – Delay in slowing rising sea … Continue reading

March 3, 2018 · Leave a comment

Walter Bargen: Real Rumors

Now that it’s done being undone, or, at least, the end of the beginning of undone, depending on the harrumphing water pumps and which side of the bulldozer blade is … Continue reading

January 19, 2018 · Leave a comment

Jessica Corbett: ‘When Rising Seas Hit Home’ — Hundreds of Towns Threatened by 2100

Daunting new report shows coastal communities are at-risk and unprepared for flooding caused by climate change. As an iceberg the size of Delaware broke away from an ice shelf in … Continue reading

July 13, 2017 · Leave a comment

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