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Global Weirding

Climate Change Will Keep Our Furry Friends (Too) Warm This Valentine's Day

The Huffington Post | Cate Matthews | Posted 02.14.2014 | Green

If nothing else gets you antsy about climate change, the prospect of animals getting hot and heavy and creating mutant spawn probably should. From ...

Cold as Hell: The Chilling Effect of Global Warming

Rev. Dr. Susan Brooks Thistlethwaite | Posted 03.07.2014 | Religion
Rev. Dr. Susan Brooks Thistlethwaite

Hell is normally depicted as a "lake of fire," as in Revelation 20:10. This week in the Midwest, however, Hell is likely to look more like lakes of ice, as dangerous cold from a polar vortex.

Lucia Graves

Tens Of Thousands Swarm Washington To Demand Action On Climate Policy | Lucia Graves | Posted 02.19.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Hoisting signs that read "Forward on Climate" and "No on Keystone XL," a massive group of protesters gathered on the National Mall Sunda...

Global Warming Systemically Caused Hurricane Sandy

George Lakoff | Posted 12.30.2012 | Green
George Lakoff

Global warming is real, and it is here. It is causing -- yes, causing -- death, destruction, and vast economic loss. And the causal effects are getting greater with time. We cannot merely adapt to it. The costs are incalculable. What we are facing is huge.

Ten Ways I Embrace the Reality of Global Warming

Maria Rodale | Posted 09.22.2012 | Green
Maria Rodale

I don't know if you all noticed, but a) it's summer, b) there's a heat wave, and c) there's a drought. I saw a headline that said all this extreme wea...

Lucia Graves

Connecting The Dots Between Extreme Weather And Climate Change | Lucia Graves | Posted 05.05.2012 | Green

Colorful photos and live video streamed in from events held in more than 100 countries on Saturday where citizens are "connecting the dots” between ...

Can We Handle Nature's New Norm? (Part 1)

William S. Becker | Posted 10.31.2011 | Green
William S. Becker

The term "perfect storm" is overused now, but it is the perfect metaphor for the violent relationship between people and the environment today. We are experiencing a convergence of factors that are putting us at great risk.

Lucia Graves

What's The Best Way To Tackle Climate Change At The Local Level? | Lucia Graves | Posted 07.31.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON -- More than 40 of the world's largest cities have reported their greenhouse gas emissions along with a comprehensive analysis of any clima...

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.

Wild Weather Justifies Global Warming Law -- in California and Nationwide

Dr. Reese Halter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Dr. Reese Halter

So far this year, globally, the weather patterns, insects, wild fires, melting glaciers, sea ice and the oceans all appear to be on performance-enhancing drugs eclipsing, in some cases, thousand year events.

Ryan Grim

'Global Weirding': Extreme Climate Events Dominate The Summer | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

A heatwave in Russia is sparking wildfires that are driving residents from Moscow and devastating the country's wheat crop. A fifth of Pakistan is und...

Weekly Mulch: 'Global Weirding' VS. Climate skeptics' slushy thinking

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
The Media Consortium

By Sarah Laskow, Media Consortium Blogger Climate skeptics found plenty of reasons to dig out their dreary critiques this week, between the continuing...