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Here’s Why I Like Scientists

Michael Lemonick finds that, contrary to what we're sometimes led to believe, good scientists are inherently cautious about making definitive…

Climate Central’s New Book: What You Need to Know

What Is The Difference Between Global Warming and Climate Change?

The phrases "global warming" and "climate change" are technically different, but the way most people use them - including lots of climate scie…

Why 2 Degrees?

Thanks to a tidy mathematical coincidence, it doesn’t matter whether you’re talking Fahrenheit or Celsius when you talk about trying to limit…

What are the advantages of observations of Earth from space?

If we can’t predict weather two weeks ahead, how can we predict climate fifty years from now?

What is the greenhouse effect?

What is the difference between global warming and climate change?

How do we know global warming is not a natural cycle?

Is there disagreement among scientists about climate change? Is it caused by humans?

We have had a cold winter. Does that mean the overall trend for global warming is over?

Plants need CO2 to live. So is more of it a good thing?

Is global warming making hurricanes worse?

What could the effects of climate change be?

How big of a difference could a few degrees make?

How much will sea level rise?

How do we predict the consequences of climate change?

What is the best way to provide people with information about climate change?

What is clean coal?

How can we reduce the amount of greenhouse gases that humans emit?