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Rising Temperatures Are Making Life in Tropical Cities Precarious for the Poor

Chandran Nair | Posted 09.14.2016 | World
Chandran Nair

HONG KONG ― The numbers are in: NASA announced Monday that August 2016 was the hottest month ever recorded since global records began in 1880. Sever...

Steam Bath Summer

Donna Henes | Posted 09.01.2015 | Green
Donna Henes

Originally published on The Huffington Post in 2010. While I was baking in the 110-degree heat in the Arizona desert, I didn't believe that I could ...

Last Month Was The Hottest May In Recorded History

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 06.22.2015 | Green

The same day the Pope released his highly anticipated encyclical on climate change, U.S. authorities announced that last month was the hottest May eve...

Record Heat In June Continues Alarming Trend

Posted 07.20.2013 | Green

From Climate Central's Andrew Freedman: June was one of the hottest such months on record globally, based on newly released data from NASA and the ...

Farmers Hauls Water To Save Historic Tree From Drought

Posted 08.25.2012 | Green

A Missouri farmer is struggling to quench the thirst of a 350-year-old bur oak that is starting to show potentially lethal signs of distress after wee...

Standing Up for Science and Defending Our Environment

Gene Karpinski | Posted 10.09.2012 | Green
Gene Karpinski

If overwhelming scientific consensus wasn't already enough to convince someone that climate change is real and requires immediate action, just look outside your window.

The Record Summer of 2011: You Haven't Seen Anything Yet

David Kroodsma | Posted 11.21.2011 | Green
David Kroodsma

2011-09-21-Screenshot20110921at5.28.21PM.jpg Summers of the future are likely to make this year look mild by comparison.

Record Heat In NYC, Outages Reported

Posted 09.21.2011 | New York

Feel like it's never been hotter than this? You're right, in a way. This national heat wave has pushed temperatures up to to 102 in Central Park Frida...

The Precautionary Principle

Edward Flattau | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Edward Flattau

Every Republican running for the U.S. Senate in November believes either that human activity is not the driving force behind global warming or that the planet isn't even heating up, according to a recent survey.

PHOTOS: Total Scorchers -- 9 Nations That Broke Heat Records This Summer

Huffington Post | Travis Walter Donovan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

2010 has been dominated by extreme natural phenomena, becoming known as the year of 'global weirding.' Heat waves are just one of the many dramatic f...

17 Nations Beat or Equal All-Time Heat Records This Summer So Far

treehugger.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

If Russia's current heatwave being the worst in 1000 years and doubling the daily death rate in Moscow wasn't enough, check out this sweaty stat: Acco...