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The Massive Loophole That's Warming The Planet

Climate Central | Nick Visser | Posted 10.23.2015 | Science

Climate Central reporter John Upton traveled to England and through the U.S. Southeast to investigate both ends of the global trade in wood pellets, ...

Extreme Rainfall Becoming More Common, New Analysis Finds

Posted 05.28.2015 | Green

As floodwaters ravage Texas and Oklahoma, a new analysis finds that heavy downpours have increased dramatically since 1950. And scientists project tha...

‘Nobody Is Truly Ready' For Rise Of Seas

Climate Central | John Upton | Posted 11.10.2014 | Green

This story originally appeared on Climate Central. Abandon Seaside! Globe is Flooding! Invest in Arks! So might scream tabloid headlines had new...

Antarctic Sea Ice Just Hit A New Maximum

Climate Central | Andrea Thompson | Posted 10.01.2014 | Green

This story originally appeared on Climate Central. The donut of sea ice encircling Antarctica is hovering around its yearly winter maximum area, an...

Weather, Climate-Related Disasters Have Cost The Planet TRILLIONS

Climate Central | Brian Kahn | Posted 08.28.2014 | Green

This story originally appeared on Climate Central. Weather- and climate-related disasters have caused $2.4 trillion in economic losses and nearly 2...

Cities Take The Heat For Global Warming

Jack Skelley | Posted 08.04.2014 | Los Angeles
Jack Skelley

If McConnell and the rest of Washington's climate-change deniers think EPA rules will harm the economy, what do they think will be the impact of worldwide food riots and coastlines washed away?

Climate Change "in Our Backyards"

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 10.08.2013 | Green
Marcia G. Yerman

Last month, the United States Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works held a full committee hearing on the topic, "Climate Change: It's Happe...

Behold the Climate 'Bots!

OnEarth | Posted 07.07.2013 | Green

By Melissa Mahony, OnEarthRemember the rovers, NASA's Mars-trekking robots that have been roaming the red planet off and on since 2004? Well, here com...

MAP: Will Climate Change Flood New York By 2020?

Posted 03.15.2012 | New York

A new report from Climate Central, a nonprofit news and research organization based in New Jersey, shows New York City at risk for severe coastal floo...

The C-Word

Heidi Cullen | Posted 08.03.2011 | Green
Heidi Cullen

"Is this global warming?" "Is climate change to blame?" "Is the weather getting worse?" These are big -- almost existential -- questions. I suspect they are a polite way of asking, "Is this our fault?"