News Impacts

The (Nuclear) Winter of Our Discontent

  • Published: Mar 6th, 2012

As tensions escalate in the Middle East, it's worth contemplating the ramifications of a nuclear war, including its effects on climate.

Geoengineering: You Want Crazy, We’ve Got Crazy!

  • Published: Feb 29th, 2012

The list of the Top 5 geoengineering projects you’ve never heard of — and probably never will again.

Warming Arctic Fueling Cold, Snowy Winters, Study Says

  • Published: Feb 27th, 2012

The decline of Arctic sea ice is changing weather patterns, leading to a greater risk for cold and snowy winters in parts of the U.S., a new study finds.

The Week That Was: We’re Expecting Great Things

  • Published: Feb 25th, 2012

A summary of all the stories from this past week, packaged neatly for your enjoyment.

The Week That Was: What a Long Strange Trip It’s Been

  • Published: Feb 18th, 2012

Some of it was depressing, some of it uplifting. And yes, some of it was strange. Enjoy.

A Bittersweet Future for Chocolate and Valentine’s Day

  • Published: Feb 14th, 2012

The rising temperatures in West Africa are expected to damage a major portion of cocoa supplies, raising chocolate prices.

How Much Ice Is Vanishing? You Don’t Want to Know

  • Published: Feb 13th, 2012

A new, accurate census of disappearing ice pegs the loss at 385 billion tons yearly for the past decade or so, enough to fill Lake Erie with water eight times over

The Week That Was: Floods, Steroids & Hollywood Stars

  • Published: Feb 11th, 2012

A summary of the Week That Was at Climate Central. It’s all here for you, the best of the best in a week that featured floods, the climate on steroids and a few Hollywood stars.