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The ever-inconvenient Gore

By Michael Svoboda on Aug 29, 2017

Beyond the Marvel universe, the galaxies traversed by the Star Trek and Star Wars franchises, or the magical world of J.K. Rowling, sequels rarely equal - and even less often surpass - the success of the works that preceded them. Three weeks after its...

Bookshelf: Climate change threatens our health

By Michael Svoboda on Aug 16, 2017

Climate change represents a growing threat to human well-being — through heat waves, extreme weather events, expanding ranges for tropical diseases, shortfalls in nutrition due to effects on agriculture, and more. For these dog days of August, YCC offers a...

Bozeman lunch group – Civility on the menu

By Karin Kirk on Aug 10, 2017

The letters to the editor in Montana's Bozeman Daily Chronicle are probably similar to those in other small-town newspapers. People worry about the growth of the town, complain about dog poop, and debate the politics du jour. This past January, when...

Netflix film showcases vanishing corals

By Erika Street Hopman on Jul 17, 2017

As the climate warms and ocean temperatures rise, corals around the world are being stressed. It's a process called "coral bleaching" and many of them are dying. Orlowski: "Just last year alone, 22 percent of the Great Barrier Reef died, and even more...

Warmer winters mean more summer droughts

By Diana Madson on Jun 28, 2017

When there's less snow than usual in the Rocky Mountains, skiers and snowboarders are not the only ones affected. Deems: "We get the majority of our water supply in the western U.S. from snowmelt. The snow accumulates in the mountains and runs off in...

Teaching global warming in English class

By Sara Peach on Jun 20, 2017

High school teacher Stephen Siperstein weaves climate change into his literature and writing classes. Photo: Courtesy of Stephen Siperstein. Most kids learn about carbon pollution and sea-level rise in an earth or environmental science class. But for...

San Diego commits to 100% clean electricity

By Diana Madson on Jun 14, 2017

San Diego recently became one of the largest cities in the country to commit to the goal of 100 percent clean electricity city-wide. It's just one part of a climate action plan that aims to cut the entire city's global warming pollution over the next...

Books, reports on communicating climate change

By Michael Svoboda on Jun 1, 2017

Communicating climate change has been part of the core mission of Yale Climate Connections since its inception, in 2007, as The Yale Forum on Climate Change and the Media. But in the ten years that have passed, the particulars of the problem, and even some of...

Raising climate awareness with humor

By Bruce Lieberman on May 5, 2017

'Save the Fish Stories' (screen capture). Climate change has very serious consequences. But to attract public attention, Ontario, Canada has created a series of videos that are ... well, silly. Take this one, in which a man fails to impress his wife with...

Reversing climate change

By Amy Brady on Apr 26, 2017

First, the good news. In 2015, 195 nations agreed at a meeting in Paris to take measures to reduce carbon emissions. In early 2016, national leaders from around the world began signing the Paris Agreement. Now, the bad news. President Trump's top advisors...

Changing minds on a changing climate

By Karin Kirk on Apr 18, 2017

The political environment in America is gripped by deep polarization. No news flash there. Throughout the presidential campaign and in the initial months of the Trump presidency, the public and national politicians have been digging themselves ever deeper...

Murky outlook on California fuel economy standards

By Bruce Lieberman on Apr 13, 2017

Photo by David Iliff. License: CC-BY-SA 3.0 Mary Nichols, long-time clean air champion and chair of the powerful California Air Resources Board since 2007, is known for not pulling her punches. And she was having none of it at a recent CARB meeting where...