GLOBAL WARMING

9.27.19

Tibetans in India Join the Global Climate Strikes to Bring Attention to Their Burning Homeland

The community lives with the prospect of losing their homes forever, not just to political oppression but also the severe effects of climate change.

9.24.19

Human-Caused Wildfires Caused the Sky to Change Colour in Indonesia

The nation's worst fire season since 2015 spurred one Twitter user to say, "This is Earth, not the planet Mars."

9.20.19

The Himalayas Are Simultaneously Burning and Flooding: What Are We Even Doing?

The melting of the world’s highest mountains will alter water supplies for a quarter of the planet’s people, with catastrophic consequences.

9.20.19

75% of Filipinos Are Convinced Climate Change Is a Serious Problem

Often hit by natural disasters, Filipinos feel like climate change is already happening.

9.20.19

New, Dire Climate Models Say the Planet Warms Faster Than We Thought

Two new models say the Earth is even more sensitive to emissions than we thought, and humanity has to work even harder to meet Paris agreement targets.

9.19.19

Greta Thunberg Can't Stop Roasting Congress

Celebrity teen climate activist Greta Thunberg had a message for U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday: Do better.

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9.19.19

As Drought-Hit Australia Burns, Victims Cling to the Idea That Climate Change Is 'Unproven'

The northeast interior has become a case study in global warming. Here we see the ramifications of a changing climate, but also how humans hold onto preconceptions regardless of new evidence.

9.19.19

Asteroid Dust Could Help Cool the Climate, Scientists Say

A new study links an asteroid collision to a cooling period and a burst of biodiversity 466 million years ago, and suggests that asteroid dust could help the climate crisis today.

9.18.19

Houses on Stilts, Boats as Transport: What it's Like Living in This Sinking Philippine Town

Global warming and the misuse of water resources have caused perpetual flooding in this coastal village, forcing residents to adapt in unusual ways.

9.17.19

More People Are Falling Through the Arctic's Melting Ice Never to Be Seen Again

Five people in Alaska alone have slipped through the ice this year, spurring hunters to ditch snowmobiles for dog sleds.

9.17.19

The Human Causes of the World's Crippling Megafires

I went to northern Russia, where a group of volunteer firefighters showed me how they combat the huge blazes threatening our planet.

9.12.19

Indonesian Scientists Have Designed a Submarine That Re-Freezes Seawater

It creates hexagon-shaped ice that can fit together seamlessly while drifting at sea, like a honeycomb.

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