Why You Didn’t See It Coming
When scale confounds our perceptions, stories can clarify them.
The global concentration of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere – the primary driver of recent climate change – has reached 400 parts per million (ppm) for the first time in recorded history, according to data from the Mauna Loa Observatory in Hawaii.Read more
"CLIMATE CHANGE IS OUR BIGGEST NATIONAL SECURITY THREAT..."
"That is a major crisis..."Read more
CREDIT: AP Photo/Dave Martin, A worker mops the floor of the stage prior to the first Democratic presidential primary debate of the 2008 election hosted by the South Carolina State University in Orangeburg, SC., Thursday, April 26, 2007.
On Sunday, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will announce her decision to seek the Democratic presidential nomination in 2016. While the crowded Republican field has led to questions of how to fit all serious candidates on a debate stage, Democrats have the opposite problem. It’s possible there will be no debates at all.Read more
(Illustration: Clark Kohanek)
Worried about the health effects of China’s out-of-control pollution, citizens are starting to take action.
Updated 8 October. Carbon Brief is maintaining a separate tracker of requests for climate finance.