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Climate Change Effects

Climate Change Threatens Tourism

Reuters | Posted 08.18.2014 | Green

* Tourism sector should do more to cut its carbon emissions * Holidaymakers may shift to new destinations, seasons By Al...

Climate Change Will Hurt Countries' Credit Ratings, S&P Warns

The Huffington Post | Sara Gates | Posted 08.28.2014 | Green

Add credit ratings to the list of things climate change might ruin. According to a recent report released by Standard & Poor's Ratings Services, ri...

The National Climate Assessment: No Time to Waste

Al Gore | Posted 11.26.2014 | Green
Al Gore

When Pensacola, Florida, gets two feet of rain in 26 hours, that is exactly the kind of extreme and destructive event that scientists have long warned will become way more common.

The Costs of Carbon Pollution Are Clear

Al Gore | Posted 11.26.2014 | Green
Al Gore

The new report released by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change -- the world's preeminent group of climate scientists -- represents even more definitive evidence of the growing urgency to immediately reduce the spewing of global warming pollution.

IPCC: Climate Change Felt 'On All Continents And Across The Oceans'

The Guardian | Suzanne Goldenberg | Posted 03.28.2014 | Green

This story first appeared on The Guardian and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Climate change has already left its mar...

UN Report Finds Troubling Impacts Caused By Climate Change's Wake

Reuters | Posted 05.23.2014 | Green

By Alister Doyle, Environment Correspondent OSLO, March 23 (Reuters) - Global warming will disrupt food supplies, slow world economic ...

Emily Swanson

Americans See Climate Change As Serious Threat, But Not Now | Emily Swanson | Posted 03.22.2014 | Politics

Americans believe that climate change will have serious consequences for the United States, a new HuffPost/YouGov poll shows. But there's a catch: Mos...

Climate Change Posing Major Threat To Energy Infrastructure

Posted 03.10.2014 | Green

From Climate Central's Bobby Magill: Oil refineries and drilling platforms in the U.S. are vulnerable to sea level rise and greater storm surge. Fu...

Climate Change Will Probably Ruin These 9 Delicious Foods By 2050, So Brace Yourselves

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 03.14.2014 | Green

Enjoy them while they last.

Once Upon a Climate Change

Marty Kaplan | Posted 04.26.2014 | Green
Marty Kaplan

These coming 15 years of negotiation and enforcement are arguably the most important 15 years in human history. If we want to have a meaningful agreement in place for 2020, a plan that the U.S., Russia, China, India and the rest of the developed and developing world will commit to, and that will actually move us back from the brink, we better move our global ass.

Believe It: Global Warming Can Produce More Intense Snows

Climate Desk | Chris Mooney | Posted 01.25.2014 | Green

This story first appeared on Mother Jones and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. We all remember "Snowmageddon" in Febru...

It Was Kind Of A Terrible Year For The Climate

The Huffington Post | Kate Sheppard | Posted 12.31.2013 | Green

There was some good climate news in 2013. President Barack Obama outlined a new plan to address rising emissions in a major address at Georgetown Univ...

Climate Change Likely To Be 'Catastrophic Rather Than Simply Dangerous'

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 12.31.2013 | Green

Climate change may be far worse than scientists thought, causing global temperatures to rise by at least 4 degrees Celsius by 2100, or about 7.2 degre...

You Can Help Save The Planet With These 15 (Somewhat) Easy Steps

Posted 12.13.2013 | Green

We’re all guilty. We forget our reusable totes at the grocery store and have to use Trader Joe's bags (and then miss out on their raffle contest). W...

2013 May Be One Of The Hottest Years On Record

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green

By Alister Doyle and Michael Szabo WARSAW, Nov 13 (Reuters) - This year is the seventh warmest since records began in 1850 with a tren...

Leaked Climate Change Report Predicts Death And Destruction | Posted 01.04.2014 | Green

Starvation, poverty, flooding, heat waves, droughts, war and disease already lead to human tragedies...

The Amazon Rain Forest Is Drying Out

Posted 10.22.2013 | Green

From Becky Oskin, LiveScience staff writer: The Amazon rain forest's dry season lasts three weeks longer than it did 30 years ago, and the likel...

New Weather Channel Series Tackles Climate Change's Effect On The Planet

Posted 10.14.2013 | Green

From Mother Nature Network's Gerri Miller: There's a lot of scary Halloween programming this month, but a new Weather Channel series might be the m...

PHOTOS: 12 Incredible Places Threatened By Climate Change | Posted 10.07.2013 | Green

Simply earning a designation as a UNESCO World Heritage Site doesn’t automatically ensure that location’s perpetual protection....

INFOGRAPHIC: Why Climate Change Is A Summer Bummer

Posted 11.11.2013 | Green

The Fourth of July in the United States means backyard barbecues, beach outings and fireworks displays for millions of Americans. But thanks to climat...

Stunning Images Show Dramatic Effects Of Climate Change | Posted 05.09.2013 | Green

From Las Vegas to Arctic glaciers, navigate through time and space as you explore changes to Earth's surface over the last three decades...

Connecting The Climate Change Dots

The Huffington Post | James Gerken | Posted 04.25.2013 | Green

Climate change means drastic and long-term effects like rising sea levels and the increased likelihood of extreme weather events. But across the world...

Three Ways to Adapt to Climate Change: Nearsighted, Farsighted and Misguided

Kenneth M. Chomitz | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Kenneth M. Chomitz

With eyes on the future, and the right kind of information, the World Bank and its partners can steer clear of maladaptation and promote the challenging but essential anticipatory actions needed to prepare for unavoidable long-term climate impacts.

Shocking Number Of Deaths May Occur Due To Climate Change

Reuters | Posted 11.26.2012 | Green

LONDON, Sept 26 (Reuters) - More than 100 million people will die and the global economy will miss out on as much as 3.2 percent of its potential ou...

What Ancient Rocks Can Tell Us About the Effects of Global Warming

Daniel Grossman | Posted 10.08.2012 | Green
Daniel Grossman

Ecosystems and weather will completely reshuffle. Cities, towns and agricultural areas could be destroyed. But the most important consequence of this radical warming might be glacial melting and subsequent sea-level rise.