February 03, 2012 | 1:23 PM
Living on Thin Ice: Tennis-shoeing through a Sierra Nevada winterWe can't solve a global climate problem overnight. But here in California, the Sierra Nevada Alliance and Sierra Nevada Conservancy are doing their part to respond to the decline in snowpack.
February 03, 2012 | 12:18 PM
Severe heat and footballPublic awareness about the scientific research on the dangers of concussions led to reforms in how players who have suffered head injuries are treated and when they are let back on the field. We need to make sure people understand that the risks players face from intense heat will increase as our climate continues to change.
February 03, 2012 | 9:11 AM
Antarctic glaciers and the global water crisis
From the ice melting in Antarctica, to rising sea levels flooding Bangladesh, to the prospect of a compromised drinking water supply in New York City, the world's glaciers tie together our greatest challenges of the 21st century. This is a problem that binds all of us together, wherever we live. That's why it's incumbent upon all of us to solve the climate crisis.
February 02, 2012 | 8:39 AM
The fate of the Adelie Penguins
By: Al Gore
There is an important lesson for us in the story of the Adelie penguins. In Antarctica, as elsewhere, subtle changes in the local environment can have devastating impacts on all the living beings that depend on it. As the global climate continues to change, we can expect to hear different versions of these kinds of impacts many times over.
February 01, 2012 | 12:07 PM
Women in a warming world: Pioneers for changeWomen aren't just impacted by climate change; they're also critical agents of change. As UNFCCC Executive Secretary Christiana Figueres explains: "We are 50% of the population around the world and we represent more than 50% of the solution."
February 01, 2012 | 9:03 AM
Troubled oceans at the bottom of the world
The climate crisis is a problem of multiple dimensions. Rising ocean temperatures alone have the potential to disrupt the web of life in the ocean. Acidifying oceans, a result of the same carbon dioxide pollution that is warming our planet, are magnifying the problem even further.
January 31, 2012 | 9:36 AM
From Antarctica to Bangladesh: The story of rising seas
By: Al Gore
Here in Antarctica, it's easy to feel isolated from the rest of the world. But as I look at this exquisite continent buried deep under the ice, it's troubling to think about what will happen as this ice melts ever more rapidly.
January 30, 2012 | 2:36 PM
Optimism is a choiceJust as we have a choice in framing our mind's attitudes and reactions, we have a choice about how we react to the climate crisis. When we speak of the urgency of the crisis, the hope is to motivate people toward positive action.
January 30, 2012 | 12:31 PM
Putting Antarctica on the mapThe next time you look at a world map, let your imagination fill in some of the features of the world's coldest, driest, highest and windiest continent. Although it's thousands of miles away, what happens there will impact literally billions of people around the globe.
January 30, 2012 | 10:04 AM
Meet a Climate Scientist: John BarnesToday's featured scientist is Dr. John Barnes. During 24 Hours of Reality, Dr. Barnes helped us showcase Presenter Maxine Burkett directly from his office at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) in Hilo, on the Big Island of Hawaii.
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