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Temperature Change

Dramatic Impacts of Rapid Climate Change on the Antarctic Peninsula

James B. McClintock | Posted 01.07.2013 | Science
James B. McClintock

More is at risk than ice shelves and rising seas as the Antarctic Peninsula shifts from a cold and dry climate to a warmer, moister, climate. The peninsula's fragile marine ecology, from the smallest bacterium to the largest baleen whale, is being challenged.

How Science Connects the Dots: Global Warming Didn't Stop in 1998

Richard Alley | Posted 07.03.2012 | Green
Richard Alley

Google the phrase "global warming stopped in 1998" for yourself, and you'll see tens of thousands of results. But everyday experiences with weather -- an unexpectedly warm winter, or a cooler-than-anticipated summer -- get many folks confused.