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The Science of Predicting Fires
International Research Institute for Climate and Society

The Science of Predicting Fires

Posted: November 16, 2017

"Globally, fires play an important role in climate change, as they emit both aerosols and greenhouse gases into the atmosphere at accelerated rates. Though fire is crucial for the renewal of many ecosystems, it can be extremely devastating for ...

Climate Science Special Report
U.S. Global Change Research Program

Climate Science Special Report

Posted: November 9, 2017

The U.S. government has released an authoritative assessment of climate science in the U.S., examining how we got to be living in the warmest time modern civilization has ever experienced.

The Race to Save Coffee
The Washington Post

The Race to Save Coffee

Posted: November 9, 2017

Climate change is threatening one of the world's most beloved beverages: coffee. Rising temperatures could dry out crops, and create an environment ripe for new crop-killing diseases to spread. The effects could be devastating.

States, Cities, and Businesses Leading The Way
New Climate Institute

States, Cities, and Businesses Leading The Way

Posted: September 22, 2017

NewClimate Institute 's new report, "States, cities, and businesses leading the way: a first look at decentralized climate commitments in the US," breaks down commitments from major cities, states, and companies to reducing GHG emissions and ...

Climate Change is Complex. We’ve Got Answers to Your Questions
The New York Times

Climate Change is Complex. We’ve Got Answers to Your Questions

Posted: September 21, 2017

In the wake of Hurricane Irma, Harvey, and now Maria, The New York Times has some answers to your pressing climate questions, as in: What's with this wacky - if not horrifying - weather lately? How much do we really know?

Evidence of Climate Change Amid Extreme Weather in Pacific Northwest
The Washington Post

Evidence of Climate Change Amid Extreme Weather in Pacific Northwest

Posted: September 5, 2017

A new analysis summarizes the larger trend of harmful climate change: "Since 1984, 4% of Oregon's land has burned per decade," Washington Post recalls of an EPA report from last summer. Today, the Pacific Northwest is experiencing more and more ...