Climate Change

Climate Change

‘Climategate’ investigation winds down with a whimper

If you are really, really into the nuances of the fake Climategate scandal, you'll love this post.

Climate Change

How’s the weather, America? July 18 edition

Once again, there's so much terrible weather news that we cram it all into one post.

Climate Change

China’s per-person carbon emissions rival Europe’s, but U.S. is still on top

In the great Olympics of global warming, we're still taking home the gold.

Climate Change

The highest low temperature ever recorded: 107 degrees

Not that I was under any illusions that Death Valley, Calif., is a temperate place to live, but this is nuts: The overnight LOW on July 11-12 was 107 degrees F. That ties for highest-recorded daily minimum. (The previous 107-degree …

Climate & Energy

Watch the formation of an iceberg twice the size of Manhattan

These images from NASA’s Earth Observatory show Greenland’s Petermann Glacier calving an iceberg — watch the lower right quadrant of the image to see the split go from a hairline crack to a visible break. The resulting iceberg is twice …

Climate & Energy

Slow Ride Stories: Kick-starting conversations about climate change

Two filmmakers are touring the back roads of America this summer, talking to ordinary people about climate change. Their hope: to change the way we talk about, and deal with, the most pressing issue of our time.

Climate Change

In 2012, 90 percent of record temperatures were record highs

According to this chart from Climate Central, record lows are about to be an artifact of the past. This year, 90 percent of daily record temperatures in the lower 48 states were record highs. In the absence of global warming, …

Climate Change

Climate reality bites: Gen-Xers don’t care much about global warming

Members of Generation X are responding to climate change with a big, collective shrug of indifference, according to a new survey.

Climate Change

Knock knock. Who’s there? LANDSPOUT

I’ve learned about so many new kinds of extreme weather in the last year or so — thanks, global warming! First there were haboobs, then derechos, and now this thing, which might have been a tornado but might also have …