The celebrated cherry trees in the District of Columbia may bloom as much as three weeks earlier than normal because of the city’s unusually mild winter.
In Minneapolis, February records show less than an inch of snow fell. Alaska and Florida alike have experienced record high temperatures. West Coast residents have been shocked with one of their coldest, wettest winters on record.
Here & Now‘s Jeremy Hobson speaks with Dave Samuhel (@Dsamuhel), senior meteorologist for Accuweather.com, about what the trend means.
–A White House press release sent to reporters contains a paragraph that is nearly identical to a paragraph in an ExxonMobil press release regarding “new oil refining and chemical manufacturing developments”
On the face of it, climate change and volcanic eruptions are completely unrelated. But in fact our warming world could trigger extra volcanic eruptions
By Vivien Cumming, Dan John and Adam Proctor
6 March 2017
In the frozen world of Iceland, climate change is having a dramatic effect. It is melting the huge glaciers that carpet the land, and that in turn is having an unexpected impact on Iceland’s volcanoes.
Top Talkers: The Morning Joe panel continues its discussion from Monday on Donald Trump’s claims the Obama WH wiretapped him during the 2016 election, an allegation the intel community refutes.
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Welcome to Transition Studies. To prosper for very much longer on the changing Earth humankind will need to move beyond its current fossil-fueled civilization toward one that is sustained on recycled materials and renewable energy. This is not a trivial shift. It will require a major transition in all aspects of our lives.
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