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Coverage of Surging Seas Inundates the Nation

Coverage of Surging Seas Inundates the Nation

Climate Central’s report, “Surging Seas, has been featured by media across the country, and stories on the study have appeared in more than 600 broadcast reports, print and online publications. That includes featured coverage by the New York Times, The Associated Press, Reuters, NBC Nightly News, CBS News, CNN and PBS NewsHour. The following … Read More

Rowland, Pioneer on Ozone Layer Thinning, Dies at Age 84

Rowland, Pioneer on Ozone Layer Thinning, Dies at Age 84

When F. Sherwood Rowland and his protégé Mario Molina first made the shocking discovery back in 1974 that manmade chemicals could eat away at the Earth’s protective ozone layer, they were greeted mostly with suspicion and scorn by the chemical industry and even by their colleagues. By the time he passed away this weekend, however, at the age of 84 … Read More

The Week That Was: No Cats, Dogs or Babies, Either

The Week That Was: No Cats, Dogs or Babies, Either

Say goodbye to Peyton Manning in Indianapolis. Say hello to the new iPad. And say, “Oh my God to the viral video on YouTube that deals not with cats, dogs or babies, but atrocities committed in Uganda.… Read More

Rising Sea Levels Threaten UK Nuclear Sites

Rising Sea Levels Threaten UK Nuclear Sites

Nine of the sites have been assessed as being vulnerable now, while others are in danger from rising sea levels and storms in the future. Read More

Beleaguered Scientist Emerges but Is Mum on Heartland

Beleaguered Scientist Emerges but Is Mum on Heartland

Notably missing from Gleick’s talk — which focused on a wide range of global and regional water issues central to the Pacific Institute’s core mission — was any specific mention of last month’s confession that he had impersonated of a board member of the Chicago-based, libertarian Heartland Institute to obtain internal documents outlining the group… Read More

Women Are The True Face of Climate Change

Women Are The True Face of Climate Change

While the cumulative effects of rising global temperatures have already caused dramatic changes to our planet, those changes often seem distant and it's hard to put faces to them. But as climate change becomes more disruptive to daily life around the world, it’s more likely than not that the faces of that disruption will be those of women. … Read More

The (Nuclear) Winter of Our Discontent

The (Nuclear) Winter of Our Discontent

With escalating tensions between the West and Iran over that country’s burgeoning nuclear program, the specter of a nuclear conflagration looms in the tinderbox that is the Middle East. While heads of state and military leaders game out every possible result, it's worth also contemplating its potentially dramatic effects on the climate. … Read More

Search For Survivors Begins as Tornadoes Pummel States

Search For Survivors Begins as Tornadoes Pummel States

Hours after one of the biggest storm outbreaks in March’s history, residents across 10 states turned to the frantic search for survivors on Saturday after a series of tornadoes and severe thunderstorms ripped apart the South and Midwest, killing at least 37.… Read More