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Arctic Ice Melt

Exceptional Times Require Exceptional Leaders. We Won't Take No for an Answer.

Kumi Naidoo | Posted 09.22.2014 | Green
Kumi Naidoo

Every new ton of oil, coal or gas we burn, or forest we destroy, means more stress for the Arctic and higher risks for us all. Every ton takes us closer to the tipping point, beyond which impacts start spiraling out of control, and action will no longer matter.

The Polar Bear's Vanishing World

Dr. Steven C. Amstrup | Posted 09.03.2014 | Green
Dr. Steven C. Amstrup

Now, more than ever, we must all show our support for a low-carbon and sustainable future. We must speak up for polar bears, for cheetahs, for countless other species -- and for our children and grandchildren.

The New North

Peter Neill | Posted 08.16.2014 | Green
Peter Neill

The new north -- a phrase that slowly seeps into the geopolitical discussion and suggests that in the changes, overt and still to come, in the norther...

Here's Another Reason To Worry About Melting Arctic Ice

The Huffington Post | Sara Gates | Posted 05.29.2014 | Green

Melting ice sheets could spell disaster for coastal towns, but sea level rise is not the only threat Arctic thawing poses. In a new study published...

Through the Climate Portal: Humanity's Tragic Flaw

David_Goldstein | Posted 04.29.2014 | Green
David_Goldstein

Theoretically, we can still pull back via a World War II level green energy mobilization together with rapid and permanent fossil fuel reduction. But we are not stopping. In fact, we are accelerating the process. We can't imagine it. It is our tragic flaw.

White House Releases Plan To Make Arctic Shipping Safer

Reuters | Posted 04.01.2014 | Politics

By Timothy Gardner and Andrea Shalal-Esa WASHINGTON, Jan 30 (Reuters) - As Arctic ice melts away, opening the way for ...

Coca-Cola Climate Change Cavalry... May Be Too Late

David_Goldstein | Posted 03.29.2014 | Green
David_Goldstein

We may wait a long time and experience an enormous amount of unnecessary suffering, but, when all is said and done, the cavalry will charge in and "good" will prevail. But climate change is different.

Colder Winters Caused by a Warmer Planet

Carl Gibson | Posted 03.10.2014 | Green
Carl Gibson

We need to get serious about addressing what we're doing to our climate in our reckless consumption of fossil fuels, or we'll have many more cold winters, hot summers, and climate-related weather disasters in our future.

Santa Claus and Climate Change: A Letter to My Grandkids

Peter H. Gleick | Posted 02.18.2014 | Green
Peter H. Gleick

This disaster has long been coming. Back in the early 2000s, Arctic sea ice extent and volume started to drop rapidly -- even more rapidly than scientists anticipated -- due to the rapid warming of the planet caused by the burning of fossil fuels, especially coal.

Arctic Thaw Tied To European, U.S. Heat Waves And Downpours, Study Shows

Reuters | Posted 02.07.2014 | Green

By Environment Correspondent Alister Doyle OSLO, Dec 8 (Reuters) - A thaw of Arctic ice and snow is linked to worsening summer heatwav...

Kate Sheppard

Climate Change's Biggest Threats Are Those We Aren't Ready For: Report

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 12.04.2013 | Green

WASHINGTON -- Climatic changes -- and the results of those changes -- could occur within decades or even sooner, and they are becoming a greater conce...

Last Hours for Humanity?

Tom Weis | Posted 10.08.2013 | Green
Tom Weis

Earth is sending us an urgent and unmistakable message, one that we ignore at our own peril. Failure to drastically slash carbon emissions now could mean the end of humanity.

Staying Silent Would Be the Real Crime

Aaron Gray-Block | Posted 10.09.2013 | Green
Aaron Gray-Block

Are they ignoring the warnings? Are we not shouting loud enough? Surely, Shell's disaster-prone foray into the Alaskan Arctic was sufficient warning of the dangers of Arctic oil?

2012 Was One Of The Top 10 Warmest Years Globally

Posted 08.07.2013 | Green

The year 2012 was a terrible time for the planet, according to a new report released by the American Meteorological Society this week. Edited by s...

'Green News Report' - July 30, 2013

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 09.29.2013 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport FACEBOOK: Green News Report The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app! IN TODAY'S ...

'Green News Report' - July 25, 2013

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 09.24.2013 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport FACEBOOK: Green News Report The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app! IN TODAY'...

'Green News Report' - July 23, 2013

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 09.22.2013 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport FACEBOOK: Green News Report The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app! IN TODAY'...

'Green News Report' - July 18, 2013

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 09.17.2013 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport FACEBOOK: Green News Report The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app! IN TODAY'...

'Green News Report' - July 11, 2013

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 09.10.2013 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport FACEBOOK: Green News Report The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app! IN TODAY'...

20 Tourists Stranded On Ice Floe In Canadian Arctic

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 06.26.2013 | Travel

Twenty tourists looking to "get away from it all" in the Canadian Arctic went a little farther than expected earlier this week when they found themsel...

Arctic Station Evacuated After Ice Melts Underneath It

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 06.11.2013 | Green

Research at Russia's North Pole-40, a station located aboard an ice floe in the Arctic, has ceased following an emergency evacuation of personnel. The...

'Green News Report' - May 30, 2013

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 07.30.2013 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport FACEBOOK: Green News Report The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app! IN TODAY'...

Why Break the Ice? Talking About the New "Great Game"

Kitty Pilgrim | Posted 07.16.2013 | World
Kitty Pilgrim

We should not romanticize the region, talking about seals and bears and melting ice. Hard-headed attention is called for. We should all be concerned about this critical moment in which the future of the Arctic is being discussed.

Burn, Baby, Burn: A Climate Activist's Wish for Superstorms, Wildfires and Drought

David_Goldstein | Posted 05.07.2013 | Green
David_Goldstein

I want to let you in on a little secret. I am in it for love. I am a climate change activist because, when all is said and done, nothing is more pr...

Another Threat To Fragile Arctic Ecosystem

Reuters | Posted 07.06.2013 | Green

By Environment Correspondent Alister Doyle OSLO, May 6 (Reuters) - The Arctic ecosystem, already under pressure from record ice melts,...