Changes in the climate are intimately connected with wildfires, both causing them and being being caused by them. Recent research has estimated that wildfires will increase by around 50% across … [Read full article]
Two separate reports issued in early April by different US agencies predicted significant increases in major wildfires and in major rain storms (“precipitation events”) within the next few decades due … [Read full article]
The last two years have been banner ones for high-resolution imaging of the Earth. And as remarkable as these images are, these are still (non-moving) images — photographs of one … [Read full article]
Large forest fires are visible in a newly released image from NASA and NOAA, of the Earth at night. The bright regions in the western part of Australia that are … [Read full article]
Following up on the 7 Sandy image–quote combos I shared yesterday, here are 17 more: I hear the estimate is now at $50 billion.
Yep, one of the two possible-to-get-elected candidates for president of the United States of America wants to get rid of federal disaster relief. He wants to privatize it! Which … [Read full article]
For over half of the last decade, the world has consumed more food than it has produced. What happens when the world consumes more food than it produces? Well, it must … [Read full article]
This was recently reposted over on CleanTechnica, from the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy (SACE), but I thought it made for a great Planetsave repost as well. It was written by SACE … [Read full article]
Via the always excellent Dr. Joe Romm of Climate Progress: Last week I wrote that “Every Network Gets Extreme Weather Story Right.” The ABC News weather editor even ended his … [Read full article]
Helpful Little Hands Filled with Organic Seeds Sowing Millions, Growing Minds is a program launched by Seeds of Change® April 24, 2012. What a blessing of a program this is for … [Read full article]
by Dr. Joe Romm of Climate Progress (repost) “Climate dice,” describing the chance of unusually warm or cool seasons relative to climatology, have become progressively “loaded” in the past 30 years, … [Read full article]
The U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) both released their final evaluations of global temperatures in 2011 yesterday. They provide … [Read full article]
NASA has released a series of video and still visualisations that show a decade’s worth of fires across the surface of Earth based on data gathered by the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer, or MODIS, instruments on board NASA’s Terra and Aqua satellites.