Climate Change

Climate Change

The biggest news story of our dystopian future

Ruben Bolling’s latest “Tom the Dancing Bug” strip envisions the newsreel of a climate-changed future. Here’s a teaser: The rest is after the jump (click to embiggen).

Climate Change

At least 70 percent of Arctic ice loss is due to climate change

And perhaps as much as 95 percent, according to a new computer model.

Climate Change

William Gibson explains why global warming will make your grandkids hate you

Science fiction author William Gibson, who knows from the future (he’s the guy who invented the word “cyberspace,” in 1982 mind you), explained yesterday on Twitter that he’s concerned our descendants will hate us.

Food

Which foods will cost more because of the drought?

Consumers can expect the worst U.S. drought in 50 years to cast a shadow across food prices throughout 2013. They're increasing at a rate well above normal.

Politics

America supports helping farmers adapt to climate change because obviously

Thought we fully expect support to plummet once it rains or becomes winter.

Video

Stephen Colbert is worried about how climate change will affect his cheese

Stephen Colbert has learned a few things about the current drought.

Climate Change

How’s the weather, Grist readers? Oh. Right.

We asked you to share photos of the crazy weather you've seen lately, and the results were just as ridiculous as you'd expect.

Food

U.S. drought could cause global unrest

Twice in the last five years, rising food prices triggered global waves of social unrest. With drought baking U.S. crops, we may be in for another round of society-straining price spikes.

Climate Change

Lake Superior is so hot right now!

Temperature-wise. Popularity-wise, I'm sure it's doing fine.