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Climate Change Has Increased USA’s Wildfires — Antinuclear

Factcheck: How global warming has increased US wildfires , Carbon Brief , 9 Aug 18 In the midst of record or near-record heatwaves across the northern hemisphere this summer, deadly wildfires have swept through many regions, such as the western US, Europe and Siberia. This has focused a great deal of public attention on the … Continue reading Climate Change Has Increased USA’s Wildfires — Antinuclear

Let’s All Take a Breath and Read That ‘Hothouse Earth’ Paper – Maddie Stone

If the past year of floods, fires, heat waves, and droughts are any indicator, climate change is going to be rough. But in case you weren’t already alarmed, a team of prominent climate scientists has penned a paper warning that just two degrees Celsius of human-caused warming could send us spiraling toward a “hothouse Earth”—one … Continue reading Let’s All Take a Breath and Read That ‘Hothouse Earth’ Paper – Maddie Stone

When The Weather Is Extreme, Is Climate Change To Blame – Laurel Wamsley

Dramatic weather events happened this past week in many parts of the Northern Hemisphere. There were wildfires in Greece, Scandinavia, and the Western U.S. Flooding followed record rainfalls in the Northeast. And dangerous heat waves settled over the Southwest, Japan, and the U.K. If it continues like this, 2018 could end up being one of … Continue reading When The Weather Is Extreme, Is Climate Change To Blame – Laurel Wamsley

Adding Up the Cost of Climate Change in Lost Lives – Greg Ip

An exhaustive new study focusing only on heat-related damage predicts that by 2099, even with economic growth and adaptation, 1.5 million more people world-wide will die each year because of increased temperatures. PIRatE Lab's insight: Not surprisingly, wealthier places fare better: in Houston, each additional day averaging 35 degrees Celsius (95 Fahrenheit), relative to a … Continue reading Adding Up the Cost of Climate Change in Lost Lives – Greg Ip

Climate Change & The Giant Iceberg Off Greenland’s Shore – Carolyn Kormann

For a week, an iceberg as colossal as it is fragile held everyone in suspense. It arrived like a gargantuan beast that you hope won’t notice you, at the fishing village of Innaarsuit, Greenland, about five hundred miles north of the Arctic Circle. The iceberg posed a mortal threat to the village population of about … Continue reading Climate Change & The Giant Iceberg Off Greenland’s Shore – Carolyn Kormann

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