by Joanna M. Foster Posted on June 10, 2014
Riots broke out across the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh over the weekend. Electricity substations were torched and power company officials taken hostage.
by Jeff Spross Posted on June 2, 2014
Largely thanks to coal burning, heat waves buffeted major Chinese cities in May, while scientists discovered the country's air pollution contains far more toxic metals than previously assumed.
by Emily Atkin Posted on June 2, 2014
And there’s no sign that the heat wave is going to stop any time soon.
by Jeff Spross Posted on May 30, 2014 Updated: May 30, 2014
The four reasons EPA's upcoming regulations to cut carbon dioxide emissions from the nation's power plants are of historic import.
by Joanna M. Foster Posted on May 29, 2014
Clusters of severe storms rolling through the Southeast since Memorial Day have caused widespread flash flooding in Texas and Louisiana.
by Emily Atkin Posted on May 28, 2014
The fire is just the latest in a string of California blazes this year that have been intensified by global warming.
by Jeff Spross Posted on May 28, 2014
Extreme heat can warp train tracks, so as climate change ramps up we could see more of the derailments and explosions that have plagued North America's fossil fuel industry recently.
by Joanna M. Foster Posted on May 22, 2014
The floods in the Balkans, caused by three months of rain in just three days, are the most severe in the 120 year record. And the unprecedented deluge is consistent with climate change predictions.
by Joanna M. Foster Posted on May 15, 2014
The National Weather Service currently has a staggering 548 vacancies, or 15 percent of its staff positions empty, leading many to wonder it the agency has enough employees to keep the country informed about extreme weather.
by Jeff Spross Posted on May 7, 2014
For the Midwest, the latest National Climate Assessment predicts more extreme heat along with heavier downpours and flooding, with consequences for the region's ecosystems and economy.