Unprecedented global temperatures made last month the hottest September since 1880. 2020 will likely be one of the three warmest years on record.
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New study provides ‘unequivocal indicators’ that global warming is not just underway but speeding up. Scientists insist ‘the time for inaction is over.’
‘Previous studies projected that this would happen several decades from now, but this shows it’s happening right now’
Study highlights combined effects of extreme heat and humidity, which are especially dangerous to human health
Australia’s out-of-control bushfires dramatically confirm the need for a government that doesn’t serve the interests of multi-national corporations
Grim reading from US government scientists. For five years, every July has set a worldwide temperature record — and this year was the worst of all
Climate change, caused by industrialized rich countries, is responsible for the disaster now unfolding in Mozambique, Zimbabwe, and Malawi
New report shows that recent extreme weather could not have happened without warming caused by human-induced climate change.
Summary of major U.S. government report that warns of major threats to human health and safety, quality of life, and economic growth
‘Unbridled greed, denuding of forest land, illegal construction, destruction of natural water systems, and mismanagement of dams, have all played a huge part.’
It’s official: 2017 was the third-warmest year on record, and the hottest non-El Niño year. Greenhouse gases hit record highs and sea levels kept on rising
Climate scientists: A global increase in the most intense tropical storms due to global warming is not just predicted by models but is already happening.
Two recent studies show how dangerous heatwaves can be, and how global warming will put three-quarters of humanity at risk by 2100. “We are running out of choices.”
One month after Hurricane Maria: ‘We need an adequately funded program of economic reconstruction (including the transition to renewable energy), the powers to carry it out and a true process of political self-determination.’
To expect Puerto Rico to rebuild from this unnatural disaster while at the same time bailing out Wall Street financiers is to condemn its residents to a permanent state of crushing hardship and impoverishment.
What will happen after the destruction caused by Harvey and Irma? The experience of New Orleans after Katrina shows what to expect when capitalists profit from disaster.
Climate-related catastrophe is now not just an additional hazard for the world’s poor, but a central factor in their oppression and poverty.
Houston is the city where capitalism’s victory over nature is the most complete — and also where nature takes its ultimate revenge
World Meteorological Organization says 2016 made history, with a record global temperature, exceptionally low sea ice, and unabated sea level rise and ocean heat. Extreme weather and climate conditions continue in 2017.