A just released groundbreaking scientific assessment shows how climate change will impact health. US Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murphy says, "The Changes are happening right now...Climate change is going to impact health, and it's not a pretty picture." I'm...
The planet is undergoing an unprecedented leap in warming. Just released NASA data shows that February 2016 was the first month ever that global average temperatures passed the 1.5C mark. The previous record was January 2016 at 1.14C hotter than average. That was broken...
This article/video was previously posted on November 22, 2012. It was re-posted at the start of the Chicago Climate Reality Leadership Training event which I attended from July 30 to August 1. The post provided a great backdrop for...
The imagery is powerful and symbolic. High-tech war weapons, including Blackhawk helicopters, fight Colorado’s Black Forest fire, now acknowledged as the greatest natural disaster in the state’s history. That fire is coming under control now, after it has killed two...
The familiar global weather patterns that we, our parents, and our grandparents (and most of our distant ancestors) have always experienced, are no more. We have entered an abrupt climate change phase. Our energized water-primed atmosphere and disrupted circulation...
According to the United Nations, desertification and drought affected one third of the planet surface and over 1.5 billion people globally in 2012. In the following post, Ellen Moyer writes about the California drought. (Rolly Montpellier ~ Editor for...
So you don't believe in Global Warming?
The video summarizes and visualizes the data and some of the more significant statements in the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change's (IPCC) recent Fifth Assessment Report. The statements and facts presented are derived from the IPCC Working Group summary for...
Extreme Weather Now the Norm Extreme weather events are rocketing upwards in their frequency of occurrence, intensity, and duration and are impacting new regions that are unprepared. These events, such as torrential rains, are causing floods and damaging crops and...
The popular belief is that if we're not feeling the change then we're probably not doing enough. And for the most part, that can easily be said about how humans are dealing with climate change. We are losing ground as disturbing climate...