articles tagged: global warming
why global warming is so cold: how climate change is breaking up the polar vortex
# science

why global warming is so cold: how climate change is breaking up the polar vortex

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?

climate change could kill over 500,000 people per year by 2030
# health

climate change could kill over 500,000 people per year by 2030

We knew people would die as climate change got progressively worse. Now we have a realistic idea of just how many, and plenty of hints that these statistics are underestimated.

it’s not the warming that kills you, it’s how fast the planet warms
# science

it’s not the warming that kills you, it’s how fast the planet warms

As global temperatures and greenhouse gas emissions continue to rise, scientists are studying the Permian mass extinction for clues to our fate in a world warming out of control.

can antacids and geoengineering help us stop global warming?
# science

can antacids and geoengineering help us stop global warming?

A new geoengineering experiment seeks to cool the Earth by safely emulating the aftermath of volcanic eruptions. But even if it’s successful, all it can do is buy us time.

when climate change contrarians actually have a point
# science

when climate change contrarians actually have a point

A recent paper with a grim notice about the planet’s warming oceans was wrong according to a climate change contrarian. Its authors agree.

why your beer is safe from global warming. for now…
# science

why your beer is safe from global warming. for now…

The beer industry has a plan to keep their product affordable in spite of climate change. But they’re not the only ones having to come up with climate mitigation plans to stay in business.

why the earth won’t remember us fondly
# science

why the earth won’t remember us fondly

Scientists are debating how humanity will be remembered millions of years from now and it won’t be by our sprawling cities and historical sites. It will be by our pollution, garbage, and weapons.

climate change deniers throw a pity party in congress to talk about hurt feelings
# science

climate change deniers throw a pity party in congress to talk about hurt feelings

The House's Denialist-in-Chief Lamar Smith invites his favorite climate change denialists for an afternoon of ego stroking and kvetching.

no, we’re not about to see another ice age
# science

no, we’re not about to see another ice age

Climate change denialists have ran out of contrarian theories so they decided to recycle an old one.

when your conspiracy has too many villains
# oddities

when your conspiracy has too many villains

To keep their jobs, climate change denialists erected a conspiracy theory that's buckling under its own weight.

older articles