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Climate Disasters

Climate March on Frontlines: Illinois Residents on Coal Rush, Shawnee Forests, Food and Fracking (Photos)

Jeff Biggers | Posted 11.21.2014 | Green
Jeff Biggers

Facing one of the most under-reported climate disasters in the nation, residents on the frontlines of extraction in the Shawnee forests of southern Illinois joined climate marchers from around the globe today with their own message of hope and struggle.

The Colossal Price Tag For 2012's Disasters

Posted 06.14.2013 | Green

From Climate Central's Andrew Freedman: When it came to extreme weather and climate events, 2012 was a colossal year for the U.S. It was the warmes...

Report: Climate Change Could Displace 200 Million People

AP | SEBASTIAN ABBOT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

ISLAMABAD — The U.S. and other countries must recognize the threat represented by the massive floods that hit Pakistan earlier this year and inc...

PHOTOS: 'Global Weirding' -- Are These Catastrophes Related To Climate Change?

Huffington Post | Travis Walter Donovan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

From raging heat waves and wildfires to massive floods and building-swallowing sinkholes, 2010 is quickly becoming known as the year of 'global weirdi...

Global Weirding: Naming Climate Change Disasters After the Deniers

Peter H. Gleick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Peter H. Gleick

Henceforth, just as we give names to hurricanes, I propose we name climate disasters after those who deny the reality of climate change in the face of incontrovertible scientific evidence, starting with the Inhofe Lake Mead Bathtub Ring.