2017 News

Dan Satterfield, writer for The American Geophysical Union blog, explains how the storm warnings for this extreme hurricane were not received well.

Silvio Marcacci, opinion contributor for The Hill,  explains how Trump's actions on climate change are an outlier in an era of extreme weather. 

Chris Mooney for The Washington Post explains how the succession of storms adds urgency to climate change and hurricane science.

Mathew Rozsa from Salon.com explains how scientists knew that more dangerous storms were coming but politicians were not listening. 

Krissy Eliot for California Magazine explains what scientists at the University of California Berkeley are saying about the climate impacts of Hurricane Harvey.

Ishaan Tharoor of The Washington Post explains why extreme weather is becoming the new normal.

Timothy Cama, writing for The Hill, explains why climate change is not likely to be a direct cause of Hurricane Harvey, but global warming has undoubtedly played a role.

Joe Romm of ThinkProgress, explains how global warming is forcing more and more storms into extreme hurricanes like Harvey and Hurricane Sandy.

Stephen Andrew, via DarkSyde and The Daily Kos explains why a stretch of coast form Huston to Corpus Christi wre devastated by Harvey's wind and rain.

David Wallace-Wells of New York Magazine, explains why these once-in-a-generation storms will become more frequent, and more expensive.

Andrea Germanos, staff writer for Common Dreams, explains how challenging it is going to be address the new reality of these extreme storms and how important transitioning to clean energy is.

Craig Welch of National Geographic, explains the several factors that have conspired to make Hurricane Harvey so destructive in Texas.

Dr. Michael Mann is quoted in Eugene Robinson's op-ed in The Washington Post questioning how many floods and storms it will take for people to listen to how dire climate change really is.

Don Hopey, of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, discusses how human-caused greenhouse gas emissions are overwhelming contributor to global temperature records set last three years.

Andrew Stuhl, of The Arctic Institute, discusses what we can learn from the death of the polar bear, the first icon of global climate change.

John Gibbons, of The Irish Times, explain how environmentalists saw the problem after the 2006 film but didn't realize how much it would take to fix it 

Joe Romm, of ThinkProgress, discusses how this is the first time we've seen such a record month in the absence of an El Nino boost.

Taylor Rios of The Inquisitr, discusses how global warming research continues to report a bleak prognosis for Earth.

Joe Romm, writer for ThinkProgress, explains why the leaked draft reveals that America could experience up to 8 feet of sea level rise unless we embrace Paris climate deal.