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400 PPM: What's Next for a Warming Planet

Concentrations of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere have reached this level for the first time in millions of years. What does this portend?

12 Graphics that Contain Everything You Need to Know about Climate Change

12 Graphics that Contain Everything You Need to Know about Climate Change

Climate change is real, it’s here and it will be affecting the planet for a long, long time. That’s the lesson of the latest iteration of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change‘s state of climate science report, released in its entirety on January 30...

January 31, 2014 — David Biello
The New Climate Data: So What?

The New Climate Data: So What?

After much anticipation, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change on Friday revealed it’s new assessment of climate change, after two years of deliberation.

October 2, 2013 — Mark Fischetti

Who Is Fooling Whom When It Comes to Combating Climate Change?

  Here's the scam. A Chinese company manufactures hydrofluorocarbons, the refrigerant gases partially responsible for climate change. The gases can efficiently be turned into cash, either by using them in products like refrigerators or air conditioners or, more lucratively, by destroying them...

June 11, 2013 — David Biello

The Dangers of Ocean Acidification

Much of the carbon dioxide given off from the burning of fossil fuels goes into the ocean, where it changes the acid balance of seawater. The repercussions for marine life may be enormous...

March 1, 2006 — Scott C. Doney
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