Even as climate change ramped up in the last two decades, people flocked to environmentally sensitive areas. Now flooding and sea-level rise threatens to wipe out billions of dollars in investment. The Sierra Club reports. (Photo: US Geological Survey)
The IPCC says there’s still time. So now what?
The latest report from the International Protocol on Climate Change was full of warnings, but also hope. There are certainly steps that could be taken. The question is, will we take them? The Sierra Club analyzes. (Photo © Jan Will – Fotolia.com)
Can we address the climate crisis by ‘degrowing’?
As threats from climate change loom, advocates are advancing “degrowth” as a solution. Rather than constant economic growth, focusing on how to thrive—economically and socially—within planetary boundaries. (USDA photo by Lance Cheung)
Draft U.S. report offers bleak climate change assessment
Consequences of climate change are already “far-reaching and worsening” throughout the United States, posing profound risks, a draft federal report concludes. The New York Times reports. (Photo: Takver, Creative Commons)
Hurricane Ian’s path shows climate change’s impact
Our warming planet is changing the intensity, frequency and behavior of hurricanes, as evidenced by Hurricane Ian. Experts predict things will only get worse unless we get climate change under control. NPR reports. (Photo: NASA)
Catastrophic drought grips Europe’s once-verdant nations
This summer Europe joined the American West and many other parts of the world in suffering from a catastrophic sustained drought. Climate change is to blame for record heat and lack of rain. The Los Angeles Times reports.
A big step, but the climate bill won’t save the planet
With the Inflation Reduction Act signed into law, the United States took the biggest step in decades to help stall climate change, but much more is needed. Rolling Stone magazine provides an in-depth analysis. (Photo: Takver, Creative Commons)
June’s US Climate Report shows increasing drought
The US drought continues. Last month was the 12th driest in the 128-year history of records, and the 15th warmest. Check out the report from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. (Photo: nccmrm97, Creative Commons)
Evangelical climate scientist sees hope in latest UN report
Noted evangelical climate scientist Katherine Hayhoe says the recent report from the UN climate change panel is clear about what is going wrong with our climate, but it also shows a path forward. She is interviewed by Religion News Service
IPCC scientists suggest five ways to avert climate crash
Humans have three years to halt the growth of CO2 emissions, which then must fall rapidly to avert the worst effects of climate change. That was the finding of the latest IPCC report, which also suggests solutions. The BBC reports. (Photo: garryknight, Creative Commons)
- Next Page »