The following climate change cartoons are quite convincing. They can be a valuable aid in discussing the serious matter of the climate crisis we face with your friends or perhaps your elderly parents and of course your kids and...
Although 2017 was not the warmest on record, it comes after a scorching 2016 which was the hottest year ever recorded, besting 2015, which bested 2014. Moreover, recent NASA and NOAA analyses show that the five warmest years on record...
"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...
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...
We've known for some time that global warming will eventually transform Arctic ice into an open expanse of blue water. In a July 2013 article, Rolling Stone suggested that "the question has long been not if, but when." A new study published...
We at Below2°C are pleased to feature our condensed version of Extreme Weather and Climate Change: What You Need to Know, from the Climate Reality resource library. Many of you climate advocates will already be quite familiar with the...
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...
Expect more extreme weather According to Sam Carana of Arctic News, we can expect more extreme weather. The heaviest rains and floods in 120 years have hit Serbia and Bosnia this week, Reuters and Deutsche Welle report. The animation below shows the...
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...
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,...