By Patrick O’Connor, December 11, 2012
The failure of the conference was anticipated by everyone involved and met with widespread indifference on the part of the international media.
By Bryan Dyne, December 3, 2012
The Doha 2012 climate conference, which began November 26 and will run through December 7, has been characterized by national divisions and no serious proposals to address climate change.
By Bryan Dyne, November 27, 2012
The impact of climate change on all aspects of life has been more concretely analyzed in reports issued over the past decade.
By Nick Barrickman, October 22, 2012
Federal testing found nearly 200 sites near power plants with toxic, and some fatal, levels of coal ash.
By Ernst Wolff, September 24, 2012
Arctic sea ice reached its lowest recorded levels on September 16, leading to speculation by international oil conglomerates about a massive expansion of drilling in the region.
By David Walsh, August 31, 2012
Whatever the ultimate damage caused by Hurricane Isaac, it has underscored once again the social crisis in America and the failure of its political system.
By Clara Weiss, August 15, 2012
Record temperatures and fires in Russia have led to the country’s worst harvest since 2010, triggering a food crisis.
By Naomi Spencer, August 15, 2012
Grain prices surged to new records after the US Department of Agriculture downgraded its harvest projections.
By Naomi Spencer, August 10, 2012
Global food prices rose 6.2 percent in July, the United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organization reported Thursday.
By Naomi Spencer, August 9, 2012
Drought conditions affected two-thirds of the continental US this week, intensifying in the western plains where temperatures exceeded 110°F.
By Naomi Spencer, August 4, 2012
More than a fifth of the contiguous United States is under “extreme” or “exceptional” drought, threatening widening crop failures.
By Bryan Dyne, August 2, 2012
The sudden melting of the Greenland ice shelf is an indicator that global warming is beginning to have a very widespread impact on human life.