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Planet’s Hottest June On Record Follows Hottest May

Last month was the warmest June since records began being kept in 1880, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) reported Monday.

New Studies Suggest Many Coastal Cities Eventually To Be Abandoned With Antarctic Ice Collapse

New studies in Science and Geophysical Research Letters (GRL) find that glaciers in the Amundsen Sea region of the great Antarctic ice sheet have begun the process of irreversible collapse.

Landmark Report Warns Time Is Running Out To Save U.S. From Climate Catastrophe

The picture is stark: Inaction will devastate much of the arable land of the nation’s breadbasket — and ruin a livable climate for most Americans.

Tornadoes, extreme weather, and climate change

The return of tornado season with a vengeance has people asking again about a possible link to climate change. At the same time, tantalizing new preliminary research finds “some evidence to suggest that tornadoes are, in fact, getting stronger.” I talked to the lead scientist behind that research.

Is This The End Of China’s Coal Boom?

“The End Of China’s Coal Boom,” is a new, must-read chart-filled report from Greenpeace.

Climate Panel Stunner: Avoiding Climate Catastrophe Is Super Cheap — But Only If We Act Now

The U.N. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has just issued its third of four planned reports. This one is on “mitigation” — “human intervention to reduce the sources or enhance the sinks of greenhouse gases.”

Conservative Climate Panel Warns World Faces ‘Breakdown Of Food Systems’ And More Violent Conflict

The U.N. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has issued its second of four planned reports examining the state of climate science...As with every recent IPCC report, it is super-cautious to a fault and yet still incredibly alarming.

Apocalypse Not: The Oscars, The Media And The Myth Of ‘Constant Repetition Of Doomsday Messages’ On Climate

Since this was Oscar night, it seems appropriate to update my post on what messages the public are exposed to in popular culture and the media.

Donald Trump’s Hair, The End Of Global Warming And Other Things That Aren’t Real

In its 2014 Users’ Guide, Time magazine notes that this could be the hottest year on record with unusually “weird weather,” particularly if, as some “scientists are predicting,” we see an El Niño.

350 Or Bust: Scientists Warn Even 2°C Warming Leads To ‘Disastrous Consequences’ And Must Be Avoided

Humanity is choosing to destroy a livable climate, warn 18 of the world’s leading climate experts in a new study.