Could This Scary Report Get Americans to Care About Climate?

National Climate Assessment

Yes, it’s only a draft, but here’s why the National Climate Assessment is a BFD.

Australia’s Climate Inferno “Encroaching on Entirely New Territory”


Aussie climate chief says climate change is toppling records in Australia.

Explained in 90 Seconds: What the @#% Is Climate Change Doing to El Niño?


Scientists are using new coral records to strengthen the case that climate change might be making El Niño worse.

“Catastrophic” Heat Wave Burning up Australia

Bushfire in Forcett, Tasmania, 4th January 2013. Andrew Page: farmatronic/Flickr

The Australian Prime Minister warns of more extreme weather to come.

Coral Fights Back Against Warming Seas

Photo by Dan Barshis

New genetic research shows we shouldn’t write coral off just yet.


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