22 Jul '11, 10pm

Some climate hawks choose words more wisely. On a warming climate and sizzling summers...

Discover Magazine ran my first long story on climate in October 1988. “Living with the greenhouse effect” was the subtitle of my October, 1988, cover story for Discover Magazine — my first lengthy exploration of the science pointing to a growing human influence on climate. The cover line on the piece, which followed a scorching summer across much of the country, was, “This summer was merely a warmup.” So much for warmups. The summer of 2011 is indicative of the new climatological norms that are emerging as conditions neatly echo longstanding projections of the consequences of steadily raising the concentration of heat-trapping greenhouse gases. [11:16 p.m. | Updated Here's a related news piece on the particular conditions in play in the nation's current heat wave.] Re-read what Jim Hansen of NASA said about how the building greenhouse effect was loading the climate dice . ...

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Living With the Greenhouse Effect

dotearth.blogs.nytimes.com 22 Jul '11, 10pm

Discover Magazine ran my first long story on climate in October 1988. “Living with the greenhouse effect” was the subtitle...

Living With the Greenhouse Effect

dotearth.blogs.nytimes.com 22 Jul '11, 10pm

Discover Magazine ran my first long story on climate in October 1988. “Living with the greenhouse effect” was the subtitle...

Dot Earth: Living With the Greenhouse Effect

dotearth.blogs.nytimes.com 22 Jul '11, 10pm

Discover Magazine ran my first long story on climate in October 1988. “Living with the greenhouse effect” was the subtitle...

Dot Earth: Living With the Greenhouse Effect

dotearth.blogs.nytimes.com 22 Jul '11, 10pm

Discover Magazine ran my first long story on climate in October 1988. “Living with the greenhouse effect” was the subtitle...

Climate scientist: It’s only going to get hotter

grist.org 22 Jul '11, 4pm

It's tricky to talk about the link between heat waves like the one half of America is suffering under and climate change. ...

Paleoclimate data show the 'dangerous' level of global warming is less than we thought: Hansen @theAGU. #agu11

Paleoclimate data show the 'dangerous' level of...

giss.nasa.gov 21 Jul '11, 5pm

Earth's Climate History: Implications for Tomorrow By James E. Hansen and Makiko Sato — July 2011 Humans lived in a rather...

Heat, Drought, Famine All Part of Coming 'Exponential' Increase Of Climate-Related Disasters

Heat, Drought, Famine All Part of Coming 'Expon...

treehugger.com 21 Jul '11, 5pm

The UN Security Council just issued a timidly worded statement (dilluted by objections from Russia and China, who were wor...

Infographic: Where do greenhouse gases come from?

Infographic: Where do greenhouse gases come from?

grist.org 25 Jul '11, 5pm

This chart from the United Nations Environment Programme (click to embiggen) looks complicated, sort of like a traffic sig...

Is the US failing to protect its citizens from the impact of #climate change?

Is the US failing to protect its citizens from ...

350.org 19 Jul '11, 4pm

This is a guest post from our friend Christine Shear, a wonderful researcher and writer who has published a new book on th...

Polar Bear Cubs Drowning due to Climate Change:

Polar Bear Cubs Drowning due to Climate Change:

planetsave.com 20 Jul '11, 10pm

The study confirms the dangers of ice loss to Alaska’s polar bear population . It’s been widely theorized that adult polar...

'Pathetic' UN Security Council: "Climate Change Not Our Issue" | Care2 Causes

'Pathetic' UN Security Council: "Climate Change...

care2.com 21 Jul '11, 7am

The United Nations Security Council today declined to accept that climate change was a matter of peace and international s...

Natural gas is not a solution for climate change

Natural gas is not a solution for climate change

davidsuzuki.org 20 Jul '11, 6pm

Natural gas is not a solution for climate change July 19, 2011 | Leave a comment The real solutions to climate change lie ...

Persuading Climate Change Doubters with "Cool It" Documentary: A new documentary, Cool It, may be able to help s...

Persuading Climate Change Doubters with "Cool I...

enn.com 20 Jul '11, 12pm

RELATED ARTICLES Top Climate Skeptic Reverses Course, Now Urges Bold Action September 2, 2010 08:57 AM Climate skeptics ro...

Whitebark Pine Officially Endangered: Trees as Climate Casualties (Video) | OnEarth Magazine

Whitebark Pine Officially Endangered: Trees as ...

onearth.org 19 Jul '11, 3pm

Never before has the U.S. government officially recognized that an entire species of tree is at risk of extinction due to ...

1 climate scientist + 52 self-described skeptics

dotearth.blogs.nytimes.com 19 Jul '11, 5pm

Today marks the first anniversary of the untimely death of Stephen H. Schneider , a central figure in the decades-long eff...