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Understanding Climate Change

How Americans Think About Climate Change, in Six Maps

March 21, 2017

Americans overwhelmingly believe that global warming is happening, and that carbon emissions should be scaled back. But fewer are sure that it will harm them personally.

As Greenland Melts, Where’s the Water Going?

Dec. 5, 2017

Each year, Greenland loses 270 billion tons of ice as the planet warms. New research shows that some of the water may be trapped in the ice sheet, which could change how scientists think about global sea levels.

Climate Change Is Complex. We’ve Got Answers to Your Questions.

Sept. 19, 2017

We know. Global warming is daunting. So here’s a place to start: 17 often-asked questions with some straightforward answers.

95-Degree Days: How Extreme Heat Could Spread Across the World

June 22, 2017

Extremely hot days are expected to be much more frequent in the coming decades, potentially disrupting our everyday lives.

It’s Not Your Imagination. Summers Are Getting Hotter.

July 28, 2017

Summer temperatures have shifted toward more extreme heat over the past several decades.

As Climate Changes, Southern States Will Suffer More Than Others

June 29, 2017

The most detailed economic study yet of global warming’s cost to the United States finds that the Southeast and Midwest will be hardest hit.

Carbon in Atmosphere Is Rising, Even as Emissions Stabilize

June 26, 2017

Scientists are concerned over the cause of the rapid rise, which may indicate the world’s natural sponges that absorb carbon dioxide have changed.

Mapping 50 Years of Melting Ice in Glacier National Park

May 24, 2017

Glacier National Park’s eponymous ice formations lost more than a third of their area between 1966 and 2015. See how every glacier in the park has retreated over 50 years.

A Crack in an Antarctic Ice Shelf Grew 17 Miles in the Last Two Months

Feb. 7, 2017

A rapidly advancing crack in Antarctica’s fourth-largest ice shelf has scientists concerned that it is getting close to a full break.

Traveling to the Ends of the Earth

Looming Floods, Threatened Cities

May 18, 2017

Antarctica’s potential collapse could damage coastal cities across the globe.

Miles of Ice Collapsing Into the Sea

May 18, 2017

Some scientists fear that West Antarctica’s immense ice sheet may have entered the early stages of an unstoppable disintegration.

Racing to Find Answers in the Ice

May 18, 2017

Scientists are sprinting to understand what is happening in West Antarctica as the planet warms around it.

Vikings Razed the Forests. Can Iceland Regrow Them?

Oct. 20, 2017

The country lost most of its trees long ago. Despite years of replanting, it isn’t making much progress.

Alaska’s Permafrost Is Thawing

Aug. 23, 2017

The loss of frozen ground in Arctic regions is a striking result of climate change. And it is also a cause of more warming to come.

A Sea Change in Washington and Beyond

The U.S. Is the Biggest Carbon Polluter in History. It Just Walked Away From the Paris Climate Deal.

June 1, 2017

The United States has emitted more planet-warming carbon dioxide into the atmosphere than any other country. Now it is walking back a promise to lower emissions.

How G.O.P. Leaders Came to View Climate Change as Fake Science

June 3, 2017

The party’s fast journey from debating how to combat climate change to arguing against its existence is a story of big political money and Democratic hubris.

How Rollbacks at Scott Pruitt’s E.P.A. Are a Boon to Oil and Gas

May 20, 2017

The new E.P.A. administrator has a long, helpful history with Devon Energy, going back to his days as attorney general of Oklahoma.

52 Environmental Rules on the Way Out Under Trump

Oct. 5, 2017

The list shows dozens of environmental policies that the Trump administration has targeted, often in an effort to ease burdens on the fossil fuel industry.

Trump Ignores Climate Change. That’s Very Bad for Disaster Planners.

Nov. 9, 2017

The Federal Emergency Management Agency is trying to prepare for bigger floods even as the White House is hostile to talking about climate change.

U.S. Climate Change Policy: Made in California

Sept. 27, 2017

A peculiar confluence of history, legal precedent and defiance has set the stage for a regulatory mutiny in California that would reverberate throughout the country.

In America’s Heartland, Discussing Climate Change Without Saying ‘Climate Change’

Jan. 28, 2017

Even as conversations about the subject remain contentious, the environment is becoming a concern no one there can ignore.

Changing Climate, Changing Cities

Mexico City, Parched and Sinking, Faces a Water Crisis

Feb. 17, 2017

Climate change is threatening to push a crowded capital toward a breaking point.

Rising Waters Threaten China’s Rising Cities

April. 7, 2017

In the Pearl River Delta, breakneck development is colliding with the effects of climate change.

The Dutch Have Solutions to Rising Seas. The World Is Watching.

June 15, 2017

In the waterlogged Netherlands, climate change is considered neither a hypothetical nor a drag on the economy. Instead, it’s an opportunity.

Lessons From Hurricane Harvey: Houston’s Struggle Is America’s Tale

Nov. 11, 2017

The Texas city’s response to a powerful storm says much about polarized visions of the country and diverging attitudes toward cities, race, liberty and science.

Solutions and Setbacks

Here’s How Far the World Is From Meeting Its Climate Goals

Nov. 6, 2017

Two years after countries signed a landmark climate agreement in Paris, the world remains far off course from preventing drastic global warming in the decades ahead.

Tokyo Is Preparing for Floods ‘Beyond Anything We’ve Seen’

Oct. 6, 2017

Japan has spent billions on an underground system to control water around the capital, but some fear that the city is vulnerable as global warming brings more extreme weather.

Rooftop Solar Dims Under Pressure From Utility Lobbyists

July 8, 2017

A concerted effort is underway in dozens of states to roll back solar power incentives. One of its architects is now a top Energy Department official.

If You Fix This, You Fix a Big Piece of the Climate Puzzle

July 13, 2017

There’s no single solution for climate change, but there is one that would be more effective than others. What do you think it is?

How a Seed Bank, Almost Lost in Syria’s War, Could Help Feed a Warming Planet

Oct. 13, 2017

A plant conservationist from Syria and his colleagues are safeguarding seeds that might be crucial when more parts of the world become as hot and arid as the Middle East.

Amazon Deforestation, Once Tamed, Comes Roaring Back

Feb. 24, 2017

A decade after the “Save the Rainforest” movement captured the world’s imagination, Cargill and other food giants are pushing deeper into the wilderness.

Building a Better Coral Reef

Sept. 20, 2017

As reefs die off, researchers want to breed the world’s hardiest corals in labs and return them to the sea to multiply. The effort raises scientific and ethical questions.

A Flying Cowboy Rides to Rescue Cattle Stranded in Harvey’s Floods

Sept. 3, 2017

The devastating rain put thousands of animals at risk of drowning, but a cowpoke in a helicopter is helping drive them to higher ground.

How Pet Snakes Set Off an Unlikely Chain of Events That Could Make You Sick

Oct. 7, 2017

Opossums, raccoons and deer all but disappeared from Everglades National Park in Florida after the Burmese python invaded. When they vanished, mosquitos turned to feeding on rats that can carry encephalitis. That could put humans at risk.


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  • David Pike
    commented 2017-12-07 05:00:49 -0800
    I have been doing this for 10 years now… The editing part but another young man built the site for us. I have made a lot of mistakes but rode the learning curve to a fine art… ;) Thank you for your kind compliments… :)
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