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Global Warming Very Real to Baby Seals, Baby

Neil Wagner | Posted 04.02.2012 | Green
Neil Wagner

Climate change spares no one. Not even the adorable.

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.

Global Warming: What Happens When You Factor Out the Other Factors

Bill Chameides | Posted 11.18.2013 | Green
Bill Chameides

2011-12-14-Screenshot20111214at6.04.10PM.jpg Has the warming trend slowed in the 2000s? Yes and no.

Warm 2011 Says "Adios" to More Arctic Ice

Neil Wagner | Posted 02.11.2012 | Green
Neil Wagner


Simple Equation Predicts Doom for Polar Bears (VIDEO)

David Mizejewski | Posted 12.20.2011 | Green
David Mizejewski

It all really boils down to a simple equation: sea ice + seals on the sea ice = healthy polar bear populations. Take away the ice and polar bears can't hunt seals and their populations decline.

'Green News Report' - September 13, 2011

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 11.13.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Record U.S....

PHOTOS: The 'Melting Vitruvian Man'

Posted 11.09.2011 | Green

Leonardo Da Vinci's 500-year-old Vitruvian Man is back, in a very big way. Los Angles-based artist John Quigley teamed up with Greenpeace to construct...

Record Low For Arctic Sea Ice Volume Last Year, Study Finds

Posted 11.08.2011 | Green

A new study suggests that the 2007 record for the lowest volume of Arctic sea ice in the summertime was broken last year. Using observations of wi...

No More Polar Ice? Not So Fast, Study Says

Posted 10.25.2011 | Green

Arctic sea ice is melting, but don't say goodbye just yet. A new study reveals that it may temporarily stop melting--or even expand--during the next ...

Arctic Ice, Polar Bears and... Soot?

Astrid Caldas | Posted 10.02.2011 | Green
Astrid Caldas

You have probably heard about melting Arctic ice and the drastic decrease in glacier size. And while you may be aware that the increase in greenhouse gases is to blame, at least in large part, you may not realize that a substance called black carbon is an accomplice.

The Inuit's Death-Defying Sea Ice Mussel Harvest

BBC News | Megan Lane | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The Inuit of Arctic Canada take huge risks to gather mussels in winter. During extreme low tides, they climb beneath the shifting sea ice, but have le...

What You Need to Know About Antarctica

Margie Goldsmith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Margie Goldsmith

I have just returned from Antarctica, the loneliest, driest, most desolate place in the world. The only way to get there is by ship. So why go?

California's Global Warming Law Is Here to Stay

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

On Tuesday November 2 the voters of California will not capitulate to big Texas Oil interest.

Warming Is Unequivocal

Bill Chameides | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Bill Chameides

Is the Wall Street Journal making like an ostrich and sticking its head in melting permafrost? The media coverage of climategate has not been exemplary of journalism at its best.

Permafrost Threatened by Rapid Retreat of Arctic Sea Ice

Janet Ritz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Janet Ritz

A new study warns that the integrity of carbon and methane sequestering permafrost is threatened by the rapid retreat of Arctic Sea Ice, and this summer may see the first ice-free North Pole for the first time in recorded history.

NOAA Makes it Official: Extreme Weather Due to Climate Change

Janet Ritz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Janet Ritz

Congress, candidates and electorate take note: The extreme weather the U.S. has been experiencing is due to climate change and is expected to become more extreme in the future.