A heat wave and tinder-dry brush have created a dynamic, dangerous situation with the most menacing brushfires in nearly two decades.
In the eastern U.S., the number of extreme weather events, including very heavy rain events, has increased already.
Climate change is the sickness of our civilization, and the prognosis is bleak.
Calling themselves "natural partners," the Amalgamated Transit Union and the Sierra Club are banding together in a nationwide campaign.
Individuals opting out of hyper-consumption alone will not save us. We face an institutional challenge; changing our economic and military system is essential.
The third National Climate Assessment report confirms both the role of human activities in causing climate change and the broad range of adverse health consequences that climate change brings.
The new strategy aims to reduce the output of methane, which reportedly has 20 times the effect on global warming that other gases, like carbon dioxide, have.
"The excavation of Pompeii brought to light not just individual buildings and artifacts, but an urban fabric."
At long last the army has arrived on the Somerset Levels (a coastal area in South West England) where floodwaters have been disrupting normal life since just after Christmas.
The first Earth Day was April 22, 1970. It was also Lenin's hundredth birthday. The coincidence was not intentional.