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The scientific community is certain with near unanimity that man-made global warming is disrupting Earth’s climate and that remedies are urgently needed. But public opinion and political rhetoric do not mirror the prevailing scientific consensus. We report here on continuing climate research and the controversies which surround the empirical findings.

After years of silence, the climate conversation is now happening on many levels—from the White House to Wall Street and classrooms to the streets.
Frustrated by years of waiting on politicians to reduce American dependence on climate-changing...
12/30/2013 | Read More
Separated by less than a mile, political leaders in New Jersey and New York diverge on the issue of climate change.
In the wake of Superstorm Sandy, Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced a series...
12/19/2013 | Read More
'Resiliency has risen to one of the top subjects that we talk about now in the sustainability world.'
American cities on the frontline of climate action are quietly but dramatically shifting their...
12/18/2013 | Read More
The Bloomberg administration has done what it can to require future mayors to deal with global warming. But will Bill de Blasio follow Bloomberg's lead?
Global warming experts around the world say New York City's plans to reduce its greenhouse gas...
11/22/2013 | Read More
Sandy struck the city. Fory-four New Yorkers died. Thousands of homes were lost. The devastation pushed adaptation to the top of Bloomberg's priorities.
Global warming experts around the world say New York City's plans to reduce its greenhouse gas...
11/21/2013 | Read More
The city's economic reality flipped 180 degrees. The budget deficit reached $4 billion. Bloomberg's climate plan would suffer, but only briefly.
Global warming experts around the world say New York City's plans to reduce its greenhouse gas...
11/20/2013 | Read More
The pace was frantic. People were exhausted and cranky. Some spent nights in their offices. At times they felt they'd never get all the work done.
Global warming experts around the world say New York City's plans to reduce its greenhouse gas...
11/19/2013 | Read More
The plans they had crafted over the past five years were only the beginning of what NYC needed. Sandy showed them they had to do much more, much faster.
Global warming experts around the world say New York City's plans to reduce its greenhouse gas...
11/18/2013 | Read More
'American policymakers need to understand just who they will be doing business with if they approve the Keystone,' says environmental artist Franke James.
Three years ago, Franke James was a little-known artist who found herself blacklisted by the...
10/28/2013 | Read More
The world's need is for faster, more focused and more targeted research, scientists say, now that certainty of man-made climate change is established.
When a United Nations panel of experts released a report last week affirming that man-made climate...
09/30/2013 | Read More

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