The recent killing of a rare albino moose was tragic, but as Jim Robbins at The New York Times reports albino and pigmented moose are all becoming more rare as moose populations are rapidly falling. Why? Climate change.
It has become a familiar pattern. A natural disaster occurs and we can't help but wonder how it may have been influenced by climate change. Here's a look at how the Colorado rains and flood were connected to global warming.
In the current issue of the The New Yorker, Ryan Lizza tells the story of how Tom Steyer, "a fifty-six-year-old billionaire" has thrown his clout and money behind the effort to stop the Keystone XL pipeline.
The United Nations' Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) was expected to delivery its fifth Assessment Report (AR5) next month, but over the past weekend, a draft of that report was leaked to Reuters, which reported the early findings.
Kate Sheppard has a must-read in the latest Mother Jones about the shortsightedness of the US government's policy of paying huge sums in annual disaster relief, while doing almost nothing to prepare for the inevitable next storm.
In the current issue of Rolling Stone, Jeff Goodell has a great report on why Jason Box's radical approach to climate science is changing our understanding of the unprecedented rate of glacier melt in Greenland.
Increasing global emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2), a heat-trapping gas, are pushing the world into dangerous territory, closing the window of time to avert the worst consequences of higher temperatures, such as melting ice and rising seas.
On June 17, 2013, NASA's Terra Satellite captured a rare photograph of a clear view of Alaska. While the photo itself is beautiful, the reason for the nearly cloud-free sky has concerning implications for climate change.