In this Jan. 16, 2016, file photo, Tera Lecuona, resident of the heavily impacted Porter Ranch area of Los Angeles, holds a protest sign during a hearing in Granada Hills over a gas leak at Southern California Gas Company's Aliso Canyon Storage Facility. Richard Vogel/Associated Press
The massive leak that vented millions of pounds of natural gas from a Los Angeles storage facility now appears to have been the worst accidental discharge of greenhouse gases in U.S. history, scientists concluded in an analysis released Thursday...Read more
ARCTIC WARMING: RAPIDLY INCREASING TEMPERATURES ARE 'POSSIBLY CATASTROPHIC' FOR PLANET, CLIMATE SCIENTIST WARNS...
The area covered by sea ice has been noticeably below any of the last 30 years -Getty
Dr Peter Gleick said there is a growing body of 'pretty scary' evidence that higher temperatures are driving the creation of dangerous storms in parts of the northern hemisphere...Read more
It is now public knowledge that Exxon has known for decades that their core business is directly responsible for climate change. Even more damning is the fact that they covered up this knowledge. To make matters even worse, they actively participated and funded a sophisticated campaign to fuel climate denial and delay climate action as long as they could...Read more
The problem is way worse than we thought...Read more
Why we need to keep fossil fuels in the ground...
‘Shocking’ revelation finds $5.3tn subsidy estimate for 2015 is greater than the total health spending of all the world’s governments...Read more
ARE YOU AWARE OF THE GLOBAL WARMING TIPPING POINTS — THE WORLD’S MOST VALUABLE FINANCIAL AND POLITICAL INFORMATION?
It is not an exaggeration to say that those who know the global warming tipping points and use that information wisely will become the ultimate winners of the future—and those individuals, businesses, or nations that do not will become the ultimate losers...Read more
A new study shows that human beings are too selfish to endure present pain to avert future climate change. That's why we need win-win solutions now...Read more
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The World Trade Organization delivered a blow to India’s ambitious solar power program on Wednesday at the behest of the United States. So much for all that nice chatter about international climate cooperation back in December...Read more
For six years, Bill Gates has been arguing that we need “energy miracles” to avoid catastrophic climate change. For six years, he has been wrong!Read more
Common Ground High School students study water quality in the river that flows near their campus as a part of Green Jobs Corps, an environmental employment and leadership training program. Photo courtesy of Common Ground
In response to climate change, a growing number of schools are taking kids outside to show them how a warming planet affects their local environment...
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According to a trio of new studies, sea levels rose faster over the past century than at any other point over the last 2800 years. Scientists say this is definitive proof that human actions are directly contributing to rising water levels. Hari Sreenivasan talks to Benjamin Strauss of Climate Central for more on the emerging environmental crisis and what it might mean for future generations...Read more
People cool off from the heat at the Miroir d'Eau (Mirror of Water), a public art piece on the quay of the Garonne River, during a warm summer day in Bordeaux, southwestern France, June 30, 2015.
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The scorching, deadly heat waves that today strike only about once every 20 years could become an annual occurrence for more than half the world if nothing is done to curb emissions of heat-trapping greenhouse gases, a new study reported Tuesday...Read more
THE METHANE MONSTER! WHY WE SHOULD ALL BE CONCERNED ABOUT FRACKING AND OTHER LARGE METHANE RELEASES...
Unfortunately, CO2 is not the only human emission forcing global temperatures rapidly higher...Read more
Brackish sea water washes over the center line of a street in Charleston, S.C. on Oct. 1, 2015. Image: Stephen B. Morton/AP
Sea level rise is one of the most worrisome and visible ramifications of global warming. New research published on Monday shows the startling present-day impacts of global warming-related sea level rise. It also demonstrates the potential for the situation to get much, much worse if emissions of global warming pollutants are not curtailed...Read more