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If a Tree Falls in the Forest, But No Scientist Says So...

Michael E. Mann | Posted 10.03.2014 | Green
Michael E. Mann

Just because an event hasn't been positively "attributed" to climate change in a formal "detection and attribution" study does not preclude speaking about the role climate change may have played, when the event is (a) consistent with expectations in a warming world, and (b) part of a larger trend.

Now We Need To Rethink The Baseline For 'Normal' Weather More Frequently

Reuters | Posted 09.08.2014 | Green

OSLO, July 9 (Reuters) - The baseline for "normal" weather used by everyone from farmers to governments to plan ahead needs to be updated more frequ...

2013's Extreme Weather Events Caused By Climate Change, UN Agency Says

AP | By JOHN HEILPRIN | Posted 05.24.2014 | Green

GENEVA (AP) — The head of the U.N. weather agency said Monday that recent extreme weather patterns are "consistent" with human-induced climate chang...

Emily Swanson

Americans See Climate Change As Serious Threat, But Not Now

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

Could We Control Climate Change Through Weather Modification?

Posted 08.12.2013 | Green

From Accuweather's Mark Levatich: A U.S. study is under way to evaluate several possible ways to limit climate change including solar radiation man...

Sound the Retreat

Edward Flattau | Posted 02.02.2013 | Green
Edward Flattau

When you consider that storms with the destructive potential of recent Hurricane Sandy are projected to occur with more frequency, the notion of shore dwellers' strategic retreat doesn't seem so outlandish.

Climate Change Strains Nation's Transportation Lifelines

AP | JOAN LOWY | Posted 01.22.2013 | Green

WASHINGTON (AP) — Wild weather is taking a toll on roads, airports, railways and transit systems across the country. That's leaving s...

TIMELINE: 2012's Extreme Weather Events

Posted 09.06.2012 | Green

As the Gulf Coast assesses damage from Hurricane Isaac, food prices take a hit from the Midwest drought and the West continues to battle wildfires, th...

Yes, Climate Change Is Increasing The Odds Of Some Crazy Weather, Scientists Report

Reuters | Posted 04.22.2013 | Green

By Deborah Zabarenko WASHINGTON, July 10 (Reuters) - Climate change increased the odds for the kind of extreme weather that prevailed ...

Will The Smoky Mountains Stay 'Smoky'?

Posted 04.28.2012 | Green

By Douglas M. Main, OurAmazingPlanet Contributor The shroud that envelopes the Great Smoky Mountains isn't actually smoke, it's a mist of wate...

Seen From Space: Climate Change Brings Early Spring

Posted 04.23.2012 | Green

By OurAmazingPlanet Staff: With the onset of spring comes first the buds on trees and then the riot of green leaves, which is so pervasive it c...

Manmade Global Warming-Weather Link Builds

Reuters | Posted 05.26.2012 | Green

* Extreme rainfall, heatwaves linked to global warming * Relationship between storms and warming less clear By Nina Ches...

Mankind Reportedly Kept Temperatures At Record Levels

Reuters | Posted 05.23.2012 | Green

* Warming may have "irreversible impact" * U.S. tornado season one of the worst on record * Arctic sea ice volume at rec...

From the Indus to the Mississippi, Climate Change Touches Us All

Asif Iqbal | Posted 03.13.2012 | Green
Asif Iqbal

Around the world, wherever you are, chances are good that you have lived through your own weather disaster. And if not, you may soon.

Nature Unleashed: Wild Weather January 2012

Dr. Reese Halter | Posted 03.12.2012 | Green
Dr. Reese Halter

As of January 10, 2012 only 14.7 percent of the U.S. was covered by snow compared to 61.7 percent at the same time last year.

Latin America Battling Wildfires, Floods, Droughts

AP | By CESAR GARCIA and IAN JAMES | Posted 01.06.2012 | World

CHIA, Colombia -- From Chile to Colombia to Mexico, Latin America has been battered recently by wildfires, floods and droughts. For many witnessing t...

World Environment Day and Global Consumption - We Use, They Lose

John DeCock | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
John DeCock

Our lifestyles, our consumption patterns, the way we use resources, the waste we generate and the way we deal with our waste are all major contributing factors in the degradation of our environment.

Iowa Flooding Could Be An Act of Man

Washington Post | Joel Achenbach | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

As the Cedar River rose higher and higher, and as he stacked sandbags along the levee protecting downtown Cedar Falls, Kamyar Enshayan, a college prof...