August 09, 2012 | 1:40 PM
NASA scientist: “The future is here. And it is hot.”James Hansen's study finds that extreme heat occurs over 10 times more often now than in the 1950s, 60s and 70s. This isn’t based on a computer model — it’s actual observations of global temperatures.
August 03, 2012 | 12:15 PM
Of Johannesburg, Britney Spears and climate changeI was in Johannesburg, South Africa last week for a climate change meeting. Even though the meeting was about global solutions to carbon pollution, I couldn’t help wondering what local changes were in store for Johannesburg as a result of climate change.
August 02, 2012 | 1:15 PM
How is the drought affecting America? Find out here.You’ve seen the pictures in the news: Withered crops. Despondent farmers. And all around the country, people are feeling the impacts of the worst drought in decades in their neighborhoods and backyards.
July 31, 2012 | 8:35 AM
Hey Austin: I'm. Too. Hot.Are you starting to feel the heat? Is it feeling different than just hot summer weather? Scientists have found that climate change is putting extreme heat on steroids — resulting in more record highs than ever before and making heat waves more severe.
July 27, 2012 | 1:32 PM
No broken record: Heat may keep Olympians from all-time marksWatching the strongest, fastest, and most dedicated athletes in the world compete for their countries never gets old. And with research on the human body and training techniques constantly advancing, it seems like records are set in every sport every four years. But this year may be different.
July 27, 2012 | 1:15 PM
The Green Screen: What’s the best climate solution film?Here at Climate Reality, we’re big fans of using video to spread the truth about the reality of climate change. As such, you can probably imagine that a climate change solution film festival is right up our alley.
July 24, 2012 | 2:25 PM
A courageous judge in Texas offers hope for youth climate lawsuitsthe midst of the hottest summer on record, with 3,282 heat records met or broken during June alone, one of the worst droughts since the Dust Bowl era, and ravaging wildfires, a glimmer of hope to reverse the trend of the climate crisis emerged from the most unlikely of places: Texas.
July 19, 2012 | 1:20 PM
In this extreme heat, it’s harder to get from place to placeThe recent heat wave reminded us that extreme weather can wreak havoc on public transportation and make it extremely hard — and sometimes impossible — to get from place to place.
July 18, 2012 | 11:27 AM
Let’s talk about the weatherMost of us talk about the weather every day. And lately, there’s been a lot to talk about. In the U.S. alone, we lived through record-setting heat waves, extreme storms, and crippling drought that set the stage for damaging forest fires.
July 12, 2012 | 12:52 PM
The wrong kind of beetle-mania in Rocky Mountain ParkLast week, I was fortunate enough to take a little vacation. If I wanted a break from climate change, however, I probably shouldn't have gone to Colorado.
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