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Rajenda Pachauri, chair of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC),
The world's leading science panel studied the link between man-made warming and wild weather for the first time. InsideClimate News examines its results.
Record heat waves, drought, floods, thunderstorms, tornado outbreaks—extreme weather battered much...
Nov 22, 2011 | Read More
Map from Berkeley Earth Surface Temperature study
The key issues that skeptics claim are exaggerating the evidence of global warming are shown to have no effect on world temperature trends.
Climate skeptics' criticisms of the evidence for global warming make no difference to the emerging...
Oct 20, 2011 | Read More
As extreme weather events multiply, scientists are still in the early stages of understanding how more energy is influencing complex weather phenomena
Despite America's intense political polarization over climate change, the scientific measurement of...
Jul 29, 2011 | Read More
Melting ice in the Arctic
Excitement about the commercial potential of the Arctic has escalated as ice has retreated, making access to oil easier at a time when prices have rocketed
The U.S. government has signaled a new determination to assert its role in Arctic oil and gas...
May 12, 2011 | Read More
Swimming polar bear
Near the top of the Arctic food web, polar bears and ice seals are facing dire pressures from heat-trapping industrial gases
In the Arctic, ringed seals and other ice-associated pinnipeds aren't merely the polar bear's prey...
Feb 27, 2011 | Read More
Scientist with seal
A fishing ban against Arctic cod may forestall trouble for the bottom of the food web. Higher up, seals are already disappearing from lack of snow and ice
The Arctic Ocean is so cold that only a handful of fish and marine mammals can survive there....
Feb 24, 2011 | Read More
Journalist Bruce Barcott traveled to the far north of Alaska to chronicle how climate change is...
Feb 23, 2011 | Read More
Meling ice
The loss of a single species from climate change impacts could set off a reaction throughout the entire Arctic marine and coastal food web
On a Saturday morning in late November in Kotzebue, Alaska, a village 33 miles north of the Arctic...
Feb 23, 2011 | Read More
Scientists describe an actual warming event rather than one predicted by a model
Some 40 million years ago, the world experienced an extreme spike in global warming. The heat was...
Nov 9, 2010 | Read More
Researchers say the results are "not a surprise" and reflect a growing divide first noticed in 1997
WASHINGTON—Democrats are not only more prone to think that global warming is happening but they...
Nov 2, 2010 | Read More