"It's happening that fast," says Mark Eakin who is with NOAA's Satellite Oceanography and Climatology Division. Global warming turmoil is our new climate reality. The monthly temperature has been above average since 1985. And we are now entering an era of...
Just days before the election, the 'Climate Change Silence' of this presidential campaign is being shattered by hurricane Sandy. It's the ultimate irony - the first presidential campaign in 25 years where climate change was excluded from all four debates and then...
Environmentalists around the globe are applauding President Obama for including a 'Call to Action' on Climate Change during his inaugural speech. But Obama has talked about Climate Change on several occasions before, during his 2008 presidential campaign, a 2012...
Climate is always changing claims the denial industry. You just have to look outside your window everyday and the climate has changed from what it was yesterday. Deniers are willfully confusing weather and climate to diffuse any argument 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 human family is in a difficult situation," says Desmond Berghofer. Desmond is the grandfather of 12 grandchildren, a contributor on BoomerWarrior and a long-distance friend. We have corresponded by email and spoken by phone but regrettably we have...
Our planet has entered a new era. The era of climate consequences is upon us. Climate-related events and extreme weather are dominating the news. The impacts of global warming are all around us - droughts, wildfires, floods, melting ice,...
As a member of the Citizens' Climate Lobby Canada (National Capital Region Chapter), I'm pleased to post a news release prepared by CCL Canada's National Director, Cathy Orlando. The release highlights that we have reached a climate turning point. It is...
The following visualization using small multiples is a creation by Ed Hawkins, a climate scientist with NCAS (National Centre for Atmospheric Science). The visual consists of small temperature maps showing temperature changes from 1850 to 2016, using the 1961-1990 period as...
In much of the world, women continue to be engaged in their traditional roles as mothers and family caregivers. Climate change impacts women in many ways. Childbearing makes women more vulnerable than men. Women and young girls often spend large parts of...