Personal and collective action can be a powerful thing.
A toast to water – and a new film on people, rivers, dams and climate change.
Spring flood worries rise with rivers, as risks expected to increase with climate change.
Study of climate change effects in Chiapas, Mexico to analyze risk of mudslides and how forest conservation may help people avoid damage.
“People like me are the ones who told the [climate change] deniers about the natural cycles” that they claim are the cause of rapid climate change, Stager says. Indeed natural cycles do affect the climate, but in the last 30 to 40 years, the accumulation of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere from burning fossil fuels have placed an additional influence on the climate system.
By mid-winter, tiny villages pop up on the frozen surface of Lake Champlain. Fishermen huddle in colorful shanties tending lines that descend to depths where perch, trout, and salmon swim below the ice. Gerald “Jake” Putnam of Crown Point, a town in upstate New York at the southern tip of the huge lake, started fishing [...]
As many of the nation’s 15 million skiers and seven million snow boarders pack up to hit the slopes over the long weekend and winter school vacation, they are, no doubt, dreaming of slicing through the 60 inches of packed powder coating some mountain trails. Ski resort owners are also dreaming of a successful season [...]
Pennsylvania is tracking the potential footprint of alternative energy development across the state’s fields and forests.
Peering out at the wintry mix falling on the 30 inches already on my roof, and hoping the power doesn’t go out when it turns to ice later, I found today’s blog topic particularly relevant: more storms of greater intensity due to climate change are likely to equal more damage and more customer-service headaches for [...]
Many of the plants and animals that share our world are already feeling climate change.
Florida has a lot to lose from climate change – and potentially much to gain by acting now.
An increase in natural disasters and the spread of disease are among the national security concerns expected to accompany climate change.
Virginia, New York, Massachusetts, and in fact all of the East Coast, just keep barreling through the devastating effects of what appears to be angrier and angrier seas.
From building codes to light-rail expansion, cities across the U.S. and the globe are enacting plans for climate change. Many of their efforts are detailed by the International Council for Local Environmental Initiatives.
With progress on climate legislation remaining elusive despite a year-end flurry of Congressional action, all eyes in the U.S. are turning toward the Environmental Protection Agency.
In order for people to care about climate change, journalists have to start doing a better job of making its real impacts hit home.
Preserving forests helps preserve water quality, which in turns helps local communities and the national tourist industry — which helps fund the whole thing.