By failing to slash carbon pollution and put the world on a path to 2°C warming (or less), humanity is voluntarily choosing to sharply boost the chances of prolonged droughts -- including the kind of multi-decade mega-droughts that in the past have overturned entire civilizations.
It's immoral what energy company Dominion Resources is doing through its support of the pro-pollution corporate bill mill and slush fund known as the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC). It's time for them to stop.
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The message from climate scientists about our ongoing failure to cut carbon pollution: The catastrophic changes in climate that we are voluntarily imposing on future generations cannot plausibly be undone for hundreds of years or more.
In recent years you may have noticed a quantum jump in record-smashing extreme weather events and suspected that it's linked to global warming. A new study from scientists at the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research says your intuition is right.
It was a great night at the Emmys for non-fiction series with a science and/or climate theme. Fox’s “Cosmos” won four Emmys, including “Outstanding Writing for Nonfiction Programming.” Showtime’s “Years Of Living Dangerously” won the top award, “Outstanding Documentary or Nonfiction Series.”