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Denialists are now imagining cabals of ecoterrorists burning down entire ecosystems so they don't have to admit that scientists were right about the symptoms of climate change.
Politicians aren't in a hurry to lower emissions even as the world's temperature rises. Can we buy more time to fix the environment with a giant orbiting sunshade?
Planes capable of suborbital flights reducing emissions from air travel sounds absurd at first glance, but a lot more plausible when you consider the technology they plan to use.
Are hurricanes and major storms getting more dangerous thanks to global warming or is that just what the news and pop culture tell us? The answer is a bit more complicated than you might think…
NASA reviewed predictions of how the planet should be warming generated by its GISTEMP dataset to see how accurate its models were, and the results were hardly shocking.
Toxic algal blooms are on the rise thanks to warming oceans, and that’s bad news for nations that rely on calories from seafood…
With the planet still heating up while politicians are either twiddling their thumbs or actively making things worse, prepare for conversations about climate change to have a very different tone.
In today’s Gilded Age with global warming, advocacy for socialism is on the rise, framed as a requirement to save our planet. But the idea that socialism can save us from ourselves has been tried before. It ended badly.
You might not care that that some places on Earth are seeing 75% declines in some insects. You really should. When they’re gone completely, so are the ecosystems in which we grow our food.
On average, winters are getting warmer and milder across the Northern Hemisphere. So what’s with all the sudden cold snaps hammering North America and Europe?