iOS app Android app

Global Warming Effects

Baby, It's Warm Outside

John A. Tures | Posted 12.14.2015 | Green
John A. Tures

Unless you're a Southerner, you probably wouldn't think those temperatures were unusual. But the average high for Atlanta this time of year is 50, with a low of 37. The low today here was 63.

Climate Change Deniers in the United States Congress

Maguire Mealy | Posted 05.11.2015 | Green
Maguire Mealy

Yet despite the depressing forecast ahead of us, the greatest danger that we face today is not the future consequences of our actions but the denial of facts.

It's The End of the World As We Know It

Randy Malamud | Posted 02.07.2015 | Green
Randy Malamud

I propose that it is time for us to accept as a premise in whatever environmental discussions we have -- or indeed, in any deliberations on anything taking place in the future -- the fact that the world is coming to an end.

The Daily Szep -- Global Warming Report

Paul Szep | Posted 07.07.2014 | Comedy
Paul Szep

global warming report szep

Climate Change and Children: A Call for Action

Courtenay Cabot Venton | Posted 06.30.2014 | Green
Courtenay Cabot Venton

Are we really still having these conversations? Surely it is time for all nations to commit to concerted action to combat climate change -- our world depends on it.

What I'll Talk About When I Talk About Global Warming

Evan Mandery | Posted 05.14.2014 | Green
Evan Mandery

My money says our children are going to view environmental destruction as our generation's defining failure. If that prediction bears out, she's going to want an accounting of what went wrong. Truth is, I bear some responsibility.

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.

Global Warming Won't Reduce Winter Death Rates After All

Reuters | Posted 04.26.2014 | Green

By Alister Doyle, Environment Correspondent OSLO, Feb 23 (Reuters) - Global warming will fail to reduce high winter death rates as som...

California's Eerie Ski Conditions

Lisa Bennett | Posted 03.30.2014 | Green
Lisa Bennett

We can, of course, debate whether any particular drought, blizzard, hurricane, wildfire, heat wave, or cold snap is the result of climate change. Yet these debates can also do little more than distract us from the essential problem before us.

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...

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...

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....

9 Facts That Prove Joe Stiglitz Is Right About Climate Change Hurting The Economy

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 01.09.2013 | Business

Economist Joseph Stiglitz recently announced that he believes climate change is the most important issue facing the U.S. economy today. Certainly, cli...

Cara Santa Maria

A Real Conversation About Climate Change | Cara Santa Maria | Posted 09.11.2012 | Green

As the Senior Science Correspondent for The Huffington Post, I'm occasionally asked to appear on internet and television shows representing a scientif...

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.

Things Climate Change Just Might Ruin For Your Kids

The Huffington Post | James Gerken | Posted 07.25.2012 | Green

The continental U.S. has just experienced the hottest 12 month period in recorded history. The West is on fire. The Maldives are going underwater and ...

8 Ways Global Warming Is Already Changing The World

Posted 04.23.2012 | Green

By Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience Senior Writer: Over the last 100 years, global temperatures have warmed by about 1.33 degrees Fahrenheit (0.74 deg...

Sizzling Spring Temperatures Disrupt Plants, Destroys Food

Dr. Reese Halter | Posted 01.07.2013 | Green
Dr. Reese Halter

Nature is vividly showing us the unintended consequences of what spewing 82 million metric tons of greenhouse gases daily into our atmosphere: Climate disruption.

We Are Not All Going to Die From Climate Change

Steve Fleischli | Posted 10.04.2011 | Green
Steve Fleischli

No matter where you live, you will not be immune to climate change.

Tom Zeller Jr.

Global Warming: Nature Can't Save Us From Ourselves | Tom Zeller Jr. | Posted 09.12.2011 | Green

The notion that nature itself will act as a check on the atmospheric excesses of humanity has long held a fair amount of appeal, not least because it ...

France's Bordeaux Wines Threatened by Global Warming

Telegraph | Allan Hall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The steady rise in global temperatures is threatening vineyards around Bordeaux that produce some of the most esteemed and expensive wines on earth....

Sun Allegedly Rose 2 Days Early In Greenland

The Huffington Post | Joanna Zelman | Posted 02.14.2014 | Green

Vampires aren't the only ones who worry about the sun rising. After living in complete darkness for a chunk of winter, one might think Greenland citiz...

PHOTOS: Indigenous People Struggle To Survive

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

From Survival International: Indigenous people are on the frontline of climate change. They are already feeling its effects, from the Arctic to the A...

EWW! Oyster Herpes May Be Spreading From Global Warming

Mother Nature Network | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Add to the list of potential negative side effects of global warming the spread of oyster herpes. Researchers have discovered a new strain of the viru...

Crops Could Get Toxic In Warmer Climate

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Staples such as cassava on which millions of people depend become more toxic and produce much smaller yields in a world with higher carbon dioxide lev...