Category Archives: Science
In a not-so-extraordinary 2013 calendar year, IPCC’s higher estimate of potential sea-level rise by 2100 — in a worst case, up to one meter — may be the most notable in terms of the planet’s overall climate developments.
A closer look at new data on the weather across the U.S. in 2013 — and how that fits in with long-term global climate trends.
The end of January cold spell and heavy snows raise questions for some about the links between frigid weather and a warming Arctic. Hint: Look at the swooning Jet Stream.
Blanket 24/7 media coverage of the short but frigid ‘Polar Vortex’ temperatures — climate change? global warming? — provides a cornucopia of material for this month’s ‘This is Not Cool’ video.
A panel of researchers at the AGU meeting recall legal threats and harassment they’re received for doing their job in science, and offer advice.
Climate researcher and blogger Gavin Schmidt offers scientists an alternative to ‘saying nothing, doing nothing, being nothing’. What are the ‘rules’ of engagement and why?
The impacts of a persistent decades-long warming trend remain clearly evident, says NOAA.