Michael Klare, How to Fry a Planet

By: Sunday August 11, 2013 12:30 pm

Look at it any way you want, and if you’re not a booster of fossil fuels on this overheating planet of ours, it doesn’t look good. Hardly a month passes, it seems, without news about the development of some previously unimaginable way to extract fossil fuels from some thoroughly unexpected place.

 

Isaac Pushes Through Gulf of Mexico, Will Drop Massive Rain, Storm Surge on Gulf Coast

By: Monday August 27, 2012 11:40 am

Tampa has been given the all-clear signal for Isaac, the tropical storm expected to grow in strength to a hurricane over the Gulf of Mexico, but Isaac is not out in the Gulf headed for Gulf shore areas as a Category 1 hurricane.

Bill McKibben on What a Global Warming “Hoax” Looks Like

By: Tuesday July 3, 2012 2:10 pm

Bill McKibben, climate expert and founder of 350.org has a piece reminding us that the extreme and extremely dangerous weather events we’re seeing across the US are occurring in a context of global climate change. With Bill’s permission, we’re reposting his article which appears at Daily Beast.

7th Day of 100+F Heat In Denver, CO; June 2012 Hottest On Record For CO

By: Tuesday July 3, 2012 6:45 am

Climate change, massive fires, droughts, record temperatures. It’s official: June 2012 was the hottest June on record in Denver, CO (dating back to 1872) with an average temperature of 75F, 7.6F above normal! Yesterday’s high of 101F added to the total number of days of 100F+ temperatures: to date, there are now 7. Last week, there were 5 days in a row of 100F+ heat, matching the all-time record for Denver.

300 Miles on a Bike: Testing My Body in a World of Extreme Weather

By: Friday June 8, 2012 6:00 pm

What was the hardest part about pedaling a bike 300 miles from Manhattan to Washington, D.C.? The head winds in central New Jersey certainly weren’t a picnic. The horse poop along Amish country roads was a challenge. Then there were the rain-slippery bridges near St. Peter’s Village, PA and the seemingly endless hills of Maryland’s northern horse country.

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