Blogs Greenhouse Gases

Image of the Day: A ‘Drunken Forest’ in Alaska

  • Published: Jul 30th, 2012

"Drunken forests" such as this one in Alaska, can be found where large-scale thawing of ground ice has occurred.

Image of the Day: A ‘Starry Night’ of Algae from Space

  • Published: Jul 29th, 2012

An explosion of blooms occur when deep currents bring nutrients up to the water surface and spurs the growth of algae.

Image of the Day: Indonesia’s ‘River of Refuse’

  • Published: Jul 25th, 2012

Jakarta's river is one of the most polluted in the world. Decomposing trash contributes to climate change.

Countdown to July 24 Release of ‘Global Weirdness’

  • Published: Jul 23rd, 2012

The countdown is on. We're talking hours here. Climate Central’s first book -- Global Weirdness -- hits the stores on July 24.

Explaining Explosion of Daily Record Highs Easy as Pie

  • Published: Jul 16th, 2012

As the climate has warmed, there has been a growing imbalance between record daily high temps and record daily lows.

Image of the Day: Fluorescent Frogfish May Fail to Flourish

  • Published: Jul 14th, 2012

Reef fish, like the giant frogfish, will be in danger in a warming climate as coral reefs will begin to degrade.

Texas Court Rules Air Deserves Same Protection As Water

  • Published: Jul 13th, 2012

Texas District Court's ruling declared that the air and atmosphere are part of the "public trust," which requires protection.

2012 Heat Wave is Historic, if not Unprecedented

  • Published: Jul 9th, 2012

After breaking thousands of records, how does the recent heat wave compare vs. hottest summers in U.S. history?