You Think 2012 Is Hot? Wait Until 2013.

CIAT International Center for Tropical Agriculture/Flickr

Barring a volcanic eruption, next year will set records. But don’t blame El Niño.

Big Dog Touches on Big Issue

Mary F. Calvert/ZUMA

Clinton becomes first Dem at 2012 Convention to reference climate change.

Lebanon’s Cedar Trees Threatened by Climate Change

Nicolas Karim/Flickr

The Lebanese emblem is at risk as global warming causes shorter winters and more outbreaks of damaging insects.

Attack of the Brain-Eating Amoebas!


A warming planet makes ideal breeding grounds for a freaky parasite.

Climate and energy get no love on day one of Democratic convention

Democratic National Convention, September 4, 2012. NewsHour.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — There was a lot of energy at the Democratic convention Tuesday night — just not the kind you can power a house or a car with.


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