Extreme Weather

Bolton Mobilizes the Coalition of the Willing – This Time for Syria

How Global Warming and Arctic Ice Melt Intensify Hurricanes

September 17, 2018

Arctic ice melt, due to global warming, not only intensifies hurricanes, but also steers them in previously uncommon directions, which is why Hurricane Florence hit the Carolinas, says Prof. Jennifer Francis

Heat Waves and Climate Change: Mass Media Fails to Make the Connection

July 3, 2018

The failure to link the increasing frequency and intensity of heat waves means that the general population remains relatively unaware of the urgency of climate change, says Jennifer Marlon of the Yale Program on Climate Change Communication

Flood in Ellicott City

Overdevelopment and Climate Change Collide in Catastrophic Flood

May 29, 2018

Floods in Ellicott City over Memorial Day weekend killed a national guardsman and left many stranded. Residents say without dramatic policy changes, the town will not survive.

Trump Boasts Support for Climate Disaster Victims as FEMA Abandons Them

February 1, 2018

Among the many falsehoods in Trump’s first State of the Union speech was a line about how the government wouldn’t abandon climate disaster survivors. Wenonah Hauter, Executive Director of Food and Water Watch, rips apart the lies.

Congressional Candidates Pledge to Move Off Fossil Fuels

January 17, 2018

More than 100 House and Senate candidates around the country are pledging to support the Off Fossil Fuels for a Better Future Act if they are elected, says Mark Schlosberg of Food & Water Action

Dangerous Climate Change is Here and Worse to Come, Major Report Warns

November 28, 2017

Contributing author to the report for the US Congress, Columbia University climate scientist, Dr. Radley Horton says more extreme weather events will be more common if U.S. doesn’t curb use of fossil fuel

Trump Moves to Repeal Climate Rules Despite Extreme Weather

October 7, 2017

The Trump administration is set to rescind the regulations, which aim to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from power stations, despite a scientific consensus linking recent devastating storms to climate change

Climate Change

September 22, 2017
Award-winning Arctic photographer Subhankar Banerjee says the Trump administration’s plan to drill for oil in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge will lead to more disasters

Study Links Extreme Weather Events to Climate Change

March 27, 2017

Dr. Michael Mann says the way climate change affects the jet stream is intensifying and increasing the regional scale of droughts and flooding

Earth Enters New Era of Extreme Weather Caused by Global Warming

March 18, 2016

Michael Mann, author of Dire Predictions: Understanding Climate Change, discusses the report that details the link between unprecedented storms and human-caused climate change