February 14, 2012 | 9:37 AM
On thin ice at the top of the worldThe Arctic is alive and changing, and many of these changes are hard to measure. We hope we can all remain aware of the changes and keep the health of the people in mind, as well as the health of the lands and waters for the animals we depend on.
February 13, 2012 | 11:39 AM
24 hours to stop Keystone XL
By: Al Gore
For the next 24 hours, The Climate Reality Project is joining with 350.org, MoveOn, League of Conservation Voters, Patagonia, Sierra Club, Energy Action Coalition and others to garner 500,000 signatures in a community-wide effort against the Keystone XL pipeline.
February 10, 2012 | 1:28 PM
Thawing permafrost: something I don't want to think aboutEven just based on what we know, carbon pollution from permafrost is an important amplifier of climate change. Think climate change on steroids, folks. Not a pretty picture.
February 08, 2012 | 10:00 PM
Nepal — As mountain glaciers shrink, they can weaken and destabilize underlying slopes, as well as loosen and dislodge blocks of rock. This increases the risk of landslides and avalanches. Now that climate change is leading more glaciers to melt, glacial lakes are forming more frequently.
February 08, 2012 | 12:08 PM
A personal commitmentMeeting the climate challenge is our collective responsibility. There is no room within this challenge for politics, or finger pointing. Because if we do not act, there will be no winners. What we stand to lose belongs to all of us.
February 08, 2012 | 9:15 AM
Glaciers and rivers of Ecuador: Biodiversity under threatDean Jacobsen and Olivier Dangles, from Copenhagen University and the French Institute for Research and Development, respectively, led an expedition to the Antisana volcano in Ecuador with an international group of students in freshwater ecology.
February 07, 2012 | 5:00 PM
Alaska — Sea ice in the Arctic is on the decline. Over the past 30 years, there has been a dramatic decrease in the average thickness and extent of summer sea ice in the Arctic...
February 07, 2012 | 1:02 PM
Climate change in the mountains: Hazards to prepare forHave you already started seeing greater hazards in mountain areas you visit or live in? Let us know what you've seen or heard, and why we should be more vigilant in the mountains in a warmer world.
February 07, 2012 | 9:35 AM
Melting ice in the Swiss AlpsThe one thing that makes clear that the climate is changing is the glaciers, especially in the Alps. If you look at what is causing this change, and you look at the projections for the near future ... this is one of the best indications to show to people that climate change is serious.
February 06, 2012 | 7:54 AM
Reflections on Antarctica
By: Al Gore
Over the coming weeks, we will share more of the images that we collected along this journey. In the meantime, I encourage you to learn more about how climate change is affecting you in your hometown, recommit yourselves to solving this important problem and to join us at climaterealityproject.org.
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