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Climate Change 2012

BROKEN RECORDS: Yes, The Sea Is Rising, Snow Is Melting And Ice Is Vanishing

AP | SETH BORENSTEIN | Posted 08.06.2013 | Green

WASHINGTON -- A new massive federal study says the world in 2012 sweltered with continued signs of climate change. Rising sea levels, snow melt, heat ...

Climate Coverage Drops Despite Record Year

Posted 01.09.2013 | Green

As the country experienced its warmest year on record, coverage of climate change on major U.S. television networks and across media outlets dropped i...

The Biggest Climate Change Stories Of 2012

Posted 12.25.2012 | Green

By Wynne Parry, LiveScience Contributor: Global warming was hot news this year, literally. Perhaps the most unavoidable climate st...


AP | BY SETH BORENSTEIN | Posted 12.21.2012 | Green

WASHINGTON -- As 2012 began, winter in the U.S. went AWOL. Spring and summer arrived early with wildfires, blistering heat and drought. And fall hit t...

2012 The Warmest Year In NYC History

Posted 12.20.2012 | New York

Following a national trend, New York City experienced its warmest year on record in 2012. The Wall Street Journal reports federal data pulled from ...

Killing Us With Coal: Why Do We Let Them Do It?

Kelly Rigg | Posted 12.15.2012 | Green
Kelly Rigg

How can it be that investment in clean energy is heading for a disappointing drop in 2012 while the International Energy Agency warns that without a radical change in direction, in just a few short years we will have closed the door to limiting global temperature rise to 2°?

Climate Change Giveth and Taketh (But Mostly Taketh)

Neil Wagner | Posted 11.12.2012 | Green
Neil Wagner

2012-09-12-Climatechangedenial.jpg While it's true that climate change giveth, the bigger, deeper, broader, more consistent reality is that climate change taketh away a whole lot more.

Six Tips for Newly Climate-Concerned Americans

Mike Sandler | Posted 10.08.2012 | Green
Mike Sandler

Articles about climate change should find a receptive and growing audience in August 2012. Surrounded by heat waves and droughts, it is harder than ever to deny that something ominous is happening.

Climate Change To Blame For Recent Droughts, Heat Waves: Study

AP | SETH BORENSTEIN | Posted 10.04.2012 | Green

WASHINGTON — The relentless, weather-gone-crazy type of heat that has blistered the United States and other parts of the world in recent years i...

The Godzilla in the Room: Climate Change

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 09.25.2012 | Green
Marcia G. Yerman

The absurd extremes of the weather video are reflected in real occurrences that are ravaging the country. They include the dry June conditions that have adversely affected Utah, Colorado, and most severely Wyoming.

Global Warming on a Roll at the Poles: Increased Melting, Cracking & Splitting

Neil Wagner | Posted 06.10.2012 | Green
Neil Wagner

Melting, cracking, splitting and calving in Earth's cryosphere may be the most dramatic embodiments of the climatic change. Why should all this melting ice matter to us? Here are a few reasons.

Should Candidates Who Don't Believe in Science Be Disqualified From Serving as President?

Heather Taylor-Miesle | Posted 11.15.2011 | Green
Heather Taylor-Miesle

There has always been a place in American society for the fringe dwellers -- the religious zealots and the conspiracy theorists and the committed Luddites. But that place is not in the White House.

In 2012, Vote for Courage

William S. Becker | Posted 07.15.2011 | Green
William S. Becker

It's not just Republicans who flip-flop on climate change or who simply don't want to talk about it.