A new study projects the rate of climate change, which has risen sharply in recent decades, will soar by the 2020s. This is consistent with several recent studies and has dangerous implications for extreme weather, sea level rise, and permafrost melt.
A new study finds human-caused climate change was a major trigger of Syria’s brutal civil war. The war that helped drive the rise of ISIS was itself spawned in large part by the worst drought in Iraq's history -- a drought made 2 to 3 times more likely by climate change.
If U.S. carbon pollution plays a central role in rendering large parts of Mexico and Central America virtually uninhabitable, what will that mean for Homeland Security? And will we have some moral obligation to change our immigration policy?
The two greatest myths about global warming communications are 1) constant repetition of doomsday messages has been a major, ongoing strategy and 2) that strategy doesn't work and indeed is actually counterproductive.
The strategy Bill Gates lays out for his $42 billion Foundation -- largely ignore the climate problem while suggesting action isn't urgent -- is the one most likely to undo his goal of ensuring the long-term health and economic well-being of the world's poorest nations.