There’s a very small but distinct possibility that rapid global warming could pose an “existential threat” to the survival of humans by 2050, UC San Diego said Thursday in one of the most dire forecasts yet about climate change...Read more
Service members salute the American flag during a retreat ceremony Oct. 2, 2014, at Little Rock Air Force Base, Ark. The four military members represented each branch of the U.S. military and assembled to show solidarity. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Harry Brexel/Released)Wikimedia Commons
The Pentagon is moving forward with plans to protect its bases and operations from rising seas and other impacts of climate change, despite an order by President Trump to halt climate planning...Read more
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As Hurricane Harvey bore down on the Texas coast, few people in that state seemed to understand the nature of the looming danger...Read more
Professor Kevin Anderson, University of Manchester. Youtube
“The president said he is open to finding those conditions where we can remain engaged with others on what we all agree is still a challenging issue.”Read more
A Chinese worker from installs a solar panel project on a roof in Wuhan, China in April, 2017. Kevin Frayer/Getty Images
China is pledging to accelerate its efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions as part of the Paris climate accord as the Trump administration sows confusion over its pledge to withdraw from the agreement...
THE EVERGLADES HAVE ALWAYS BEEN HIT BY HURRICANES. THANKS TO CLIMATE CHANGE, IRMA COULD BE A DIFFERENT MATTER...
A mobile home community is flooded in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma in Everglades City, Fla., on Sept. 11. (David Goldman/AP)
As residents of the Southeast are returning home and assessing the damage left by Hurricane Irma, Florida scientists are anxiously waiting to evaluate the storm’s impact on one of the state’s most valuable — and vulnerable — ecosystems: the Everglades.Read more
Hurricane Maria. Sept 18, 2017 Naval Research Lab
If you turned to any cable news channel lately, you probably saw in-depth coverage of the hurricane du jour. A somber meteorologist pointed to a map depicting the storm’s predicted path, then cut away to the latest satellite image of a monstrous white pinwheel...Read more
Cable News awakens. Sort of...Read more