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Climate Change Heat Waves

Is This the New Normal?

Daniel T. Blumstein | Posted 09.12.2012 | Green
Daniel T. Blumstein

It isn't the incremental changes in temperature associated with global warming that will necessarily have the biggest immediate effects; rather, it's that statistical inevitability -- the even bigger extreme events -- that will cause massive die-offs.

'This Is What Global Warming Looks Like'

AP | SETH BORENSTEIN | Posted 09.02.2012 | Green

WASHINGTON — Is it just freakish weather or something more? Climate scientists suggest that if you want a glimpse of some of the worst of global...

They Told Us So: Summer Of Fires, Floods And Heat Waves Fit Scientists' Climate Change Predictions

AP | CHARLES J. HANLEY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

NEW YORK — Floods, fires, melting ice and feverish heat: From smoke-choked Moscow to water-soaked Iowa and the High Arctic, the planet seems to ...