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Climate change affects Africa, North America, everywhere

Climate change, also known as global warming and rising seas, is affecting Africa, and all over the world, villages, towns, countries are slipping into the oceans. The nation of Tuvalu in the Pacific, the town of Kivalina, in the state of Alaska in the US. 

Videos on the effects on countries in Africa and the Caribbean. Scroll down for video on Kivalina.
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Arctic Ice Is Getting ‘Younger.’ But That’s Not Healthier.
This week: The Arctic is melting, and Scott Pruitt is under fire. Also, we answer your question about investing, not just divesting, to make a difference.

Wed, 16 May 2018 17:30:16 GMT


Democrats Sharpen Focus as Scott Pruitt Testifies Again on Capitol Hill
The E.P.A. administrator made his third congressional appearance in less than a month and appeared unable to deflect some tough questions.

Wed, 16 May 2018 09:00:19 GMT


‘Impossible to Ignore’: Why Alaska Is Crafting a Plan to Fight Climate Change
Many solidly Republican states have resisted aggressive climate policies, but Alaska is already seeing the dramatic effects of global warming.

Tue, 15 May 2018 17:41:17 GMT


John Zimmer Would Rather Die Than Take an Uber
The Lyft president on self-driving cars, climate change and not reinventing the bus.

Tue, 15 May 2018 09:00:01 GMT


The World Wants Air-Conditioning. That Could Warm the World.
The number of units worldwide is predicted to soar by midcentury, and the electricity to power them will increase planet-warming emissions.

Tue, 15 May 2018 07:00:06 GMT


In the Arctic, the Old Ice Is Disappearing
This winter, the Arctic Ocean hit a record low for ice older than five years. Scientists say that summers in the Arctic may be ice-free in the future.

Mon, 14 May 2018 09:00:01 GMT


Trump, Softening His Tone, Calls for More Talks on Car Emissions
The president has directed his administration to negotiate with California over a proposed rollback of fuel economy and tailpipe emissions standards.

Fri, 11 May 2018 23:03:01 GMT


With Schneiderman Out, Environmental Fight Loses a Prominent Voice
As a leader of the fight against the Trump administration’s rollbacks leaves the stage, what comes next? And what about the Exxon investigation?

Wed, 09 May 2018 21:32:59 GMT


Fiddling With the Roof
This week, we’re answering your questions about the color of rooftops and how the global temperature is measured.

Wed, 09 May 2018 15:22:35 GMT


Pruitt’s Plan for Climate Change Debates: Ask Conservative Think Tanks
The files, released as part of a Freedom of Information request, show the extent to which the E.P.A. worked with groups outside mainstream scientific view on climate.

Wed, 09 May 2018 00:25:56 GMT
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Meet scientist, feminist, activist Sarah Myhre

At the American Geophysical Union fall meeting in New Orleans last December, Sarah Myhre, PhD, joined with other scientists on a panel presenting and fielding questions on the science, economics, and politics of climate solutions. Myhre (pronounced my-ree) delivered a […]

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Fri, 18 May 2018 11:05:17 +0000


Pot grower helps his industry cut carbon

The market for legal marijuana is growing. So are efforts to reduce the industry’s carbon pollution. Cannabis is often grown indoors, where cultivators can control light, humidity, and temperature. Rivero: “To do that, we’re using technologies that consume sometimes quite […]

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Fri, 18 May 2018 11:00:36 +0000


Rising sea levels putting wildlife at risk

Just as rising seas pose serious threats to coastal residents and human-built systems and structures, and cause human climate refugees to flee low-lying atolls, these seas are also threatening many diverse species of wildlife. Coastal species are particularly affected, and […]

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Thu, 17 May 2018 11:05:18 +0000


Depression and anxiety add to disaster’s toll

In 2012, as Superstorm Sandy battered her oceanfront condo in Rockaway, Queens, Daris Garnes waited out the storm inland. When she returned home the next day, she was astonished by what she saw. Garnes: “It kind of looked like a […]

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Thu, 17 May 2018 11:00:12 +0000


Texas man learns to love the wind

For instructor James Beall, teaching in the wind energy program at Texas State Technical College is more than a paycheck. Fourteen years ago, Beall stopped working as an industrial electrician to become a stay-at-home dad. He spent the next six […]

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Wed, 16 May 2018 11:00:31 +0000


No new ‘ice age’ likely in Earth’s future

One seldom hears the term “Maunder Minimum” even at the most wonkish cocktail parties in the upscale Georgetown or Capitol Hill neighborhoods of Washington, D.C. climate change activists or lobbyists. But random talk of our planet’s soon entering – or […]

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Tue, 15 May 2018 11:10:32 +0000


ICYMI … on the ‘age of climate migration’

Sometimes we need to take a clear view, even knowing we aren’t going to like what we see. In his recent Rolling Stone article, “Welcome to the Age of Climate Migration,” Jeff Goodell helps the medicine go down with his […]

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Tue, 15 May 2018 11:05:30 +0000


The librarian who wants to talk climate

Charney: “Libraries are trusted spaces. They’re generally open to everyone. Everybody’s welcome.” Madeleine Charney is a librarian at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. She says libraries offer communities more than books, DVDs, and research help. They can also convene community […]

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Tue, 15 May 2018 11:00:57 +0000


Sea-level rise threatens Everglades restoration

The Florida Everglades are not just home to gators, snowy egrets, and panthers. The Everglades provide South Florida with clean drinking water. For centuries, fresh water moved slowly through the wetlands towards Florida Bay. But to make way for development, […]

The post Sea-level rise threatens Everglades restoration appeared first on Yale Climate Connections.



Mon, 14 May 2018 11:00:30 +0000


Environment finally getting its day in court

April 24, 2018 – When the improper disposal of wastewater from the construction site of a joint shopping center and apartment complex threatened to contaminate hundreds of residents’ water in Sonsonate, El Salvador, activists and community leaders filed a lawsuit […]

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Fri, 11 May 2018 11:05:19 +0000
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Transparency in climate science
Good thing? Of course.* I was invited to give a short presentation to a committee at the National Academies last week on issues of reproducibility and replicability in climate science for a report they have been asked to prepare by Congress. My slides give a brief overview of the points I made, but basically the […]

Sat, 12 May 2018 18:08:27 +0000


Climate indicators
The climate system is complex, and a complete description of its state would require huge amounts of data. However, it is possible to keep track of its conditions through summary statistics. There are some nice resources which give an overview of a number for climate indicators. Some examples include NASA and The Climate Reality Project. The […]

Sun, 06 May 2018 14:21:41 +0000


Forced Responses: May 2018
The bimonthly open thread focused on climate solutions, mitigation and adaptation. Please keep this focused.

Sat, 05 May 2018 02:51:00 +0000


Unforced variations: May 2018
This month’s (slightly delayed) open thread on climate science topics.

Sat, 05 May 2018 02:47:16 +0000


Nenana Ice Classic 2018
Another year, another ice out date. As in previous years, here’s an update of the Nenana Ice Classic time series (raw date, and then with a small adjustment for the calendrical variations in ‘spring’). One time series doesn’t prove much, but this is of course part of a much larger archive of phenomenological climate-related data […]

Wed, 02 May 2018 02:38:48 +0000


The Alsup Aftermath
The presentations from the Climate Science tutorial last month have all been posted (links below), and Myles Allen (the first presenter for the plaintiffs) gives his impression of the events. Guest Commentary by Myles Allen A few weeks ago, I had an unusual — and challenging — assignment: providing a one-hour “tutorial” on the basic […]

Wed, 25 Apr 2018 12:23:49 +0000


The Silurian Hypothesis
One of the benefits of working for NASA is that the enormous range of science the agency covers – from satellite records for the present day, to exoplanet climates, from early Mars and deep time on Earth to the far future – and the opportunity to think ‘big’. This week sees the publication of a […]

Tue, 17 Apr 2018 14:42:04 +0000


Stronger evidence for a weaker Atlantic overturning circulation
Through two new studies in Nature, the weakening of the Gulf Stream System is back in the scientific headlines. But even before that, interesting new papers have been published – high time for an update on this topic. Let’s start with tomorrow’s issue of Nature, which besides the two new studies (one of which I […]

Wed, 11 Apr 2018 17:05:53 +0000


Harde Times
Readers may recall a post a year ago about a nonsense paper by that appeared in Global and Planetary Change. We reported too on the crowd-sourced rebuttal led by that was published last October. Now comes by three members of the Editorial Board (Martin Grosjean, Joel Guiot and Zicheng Yu) reporting on what the circumstances […]

Wed, 04 Apr 2018 06:25:56 +0000


Unforced Variations: Apr 2018
This month’s open thread for general climate science discussions.

Sun, 01 Apr 2018 15:11:51 +0000