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Rising Sea Levels Threaten Endangered Squirrels

We hear a great deal about how rising sea levels associated with global climate change threaten coastal cities, potentially washing into their subways and flooding their streets, but not much attention has been given to the way that rising sea levels affect non-human life. That deficit has been remedied by the Center for Biological Diversity, […]

Sea Level Rise Of About 50 Feet Predicted

Already, we have ignored global warming for too long to save Washington D.C. from sea level rise. How much more of the United States are we willing to sacrifice to the ocean waves, just because we’re too lazy to change our dependence on machines to replace every bit of human work? […]

Can You Complete this GOP Global Warming Cartoon?

I’m almost done with this political cartoon on the Republican attitude toward global warming, but I can’t decide how I’d like to finish it:

The possibilities I’m bandying about in my mind for the “Eventually” balloon include:

“Where’s My Bailout?” “See? ANOTHER problem that government didn’t fix!” “This isn’t going to go on my […]

Map of Higher Than Expected Sea Level Rise

Scientists currently meeting in Copenhagen are discussing how predictions made about likely sea level increase now appear to have been too conservative. They’re now predicting sea levels of about a meter over the next 90 years. […]

While You're Freezing, Know the Ice Has Been Melting

Think a week’s worth of seasonal cold might undo all that pesky global warming mess? Put that wishful thinking away in the desk drawer and attend to findings from two NASA scientists. They report that more than 2 trillion tons of land-based ice in Greenland, Antarctica and Alaska have melted since 2003. More than half […]

United Nations Climate Change Conference Starts Today

Climate news for your monday morning cup of coffee:

– A United Nations summit working toward an international agreement to work against climate change begins today and lasts through December 12. The agreement is supposed to be created in its final form by this time next year. – The United Nations meetings come in the […]