Arctic Ice Shatters Melt Record


There’s less ice than ever before, and it’s still disappearing.

America Hit With Record Devastation From Wildfires


Seven million acres burned so far this year.

America’s Drought of Political Will on Climate Change

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With US politics paralysed by the partisan divide on climate change, public concern about extreme weather cannot bear fruit.

How to Keep the 2012 Drought From Draining Your Wallet


Tips to survive higher prices on water, energy, and food.

NASA Scientist’s Study Quantifies Climate Change Link to Extreme Weather

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Study uses recorded temperature data, rather than prediction models, to assert climate change’s impact on recent weather.


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