Blogs Greenhouse Gases

What’s Normal Weather, Anyway?

  • Published: Jun 30th, 2011

A redefinition of what counts as normal weather has just been released by NOAA. Our new interactive graphic lets you explore the changes

Global Warming Goes Nuclear

  • Published: Jun 29th, 2011

Flooding has encircled two nuclear power plants, and a wildfire is threatening a nuclear weapons lab. Is this what "nuclear" global warming looks like?

With Policy Help, IPCC Says Renewables Could Dominate Energy in 2050

  • Published: May 10th, 2011

A new special report from the UN climate panel suggests renewables could meet 80 percent of world energy demand by 2050.

Washington Eyes a Future Free of Coal Power — Almost

  • Published: May 3rd, 2011

Last week, Washington Governor Chris Gregoire signed a bill to close the state's only remaining coal-burning power plant.

Permafrost Timebomb

  • Published: Feb 18th, 2011

As the Arctic melts, the ground may release half again as much carbon dioxide as humans have created through fossil-fuel burning in the past few hundred years.

The Year the Arctic Shifted South

  • Published: Feb 7th, 2011

This winter has featured unusually cold and snowy conditions in the Lower-48 states, with much milder than average conditions in the Arctic.

More Evidence Accumulates of Record Greenhouse Gases and Warming Temperatures

  • Published: Dec 1st, 2010

Three new studies provide evidence of a warming climate.