Fact of the Day for April 24, 2014
Four Degrees: The Thawing Permafrost Tipping-Point
By the time we get to a four-degree world, the summertime Arctic ocean is completely free of ice, and even in winter, very little ice will refreeze. On land, the southern boundary of permafrost will move hundreds of miles north. The area covered by this... more

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Drought Now Covers 100 Percent of California - The Atlantic
Drought Now Covers 100 Percent of California - The Atlantic
And the snowpack is melting quickly, too.
2014-04-24  theatlantic.com
How Canada's incoherence on climate is killing Keystone - Macleans.ca
How Canada's incoherence on climate is killing Keystone - Macleans.ca
In the absence of ambitious climate policies, Edmonton and Ottawa have decided on an ambitious program of wordsmithing
2014-04-24  macleans.ca
Dr. Katharine Hayhoe, Star Of Showtime Climate Series, Makes TIME 100 Most Influential People List
Dr. Katharine Hayhoe, Star Of Showtime Climate Series, Makes TIME 100 Most Influential People List
Evangelical climate scientist Dr. Katharine Hayhoe has just been named to TIME magazine's list of the 100 most influential people in the world! A featured star on Showtime's landmark climate series, "Years Of Living Dangerously," Hayhoe joins such one-namers as Beyonce and Hillary.
2014-04-24  thinkprogress.org
Why the Tea Party is fighting for solar power.
Why the Tea Party is fighting for solar power.
Last week, with little fanfare and even less debate, Oklahoma lawmakers quietly voted to reverse a nearly four-decade-old law that had barred utility companies from charging customers who install solar panels on their homes more than those who don't. The bill, which passed almost unanimously, would have effectively cleared the...
2014-04-24  slate.com
Wave goodbye to the stadium wave - global warming still caused by humans | John Abraham
Wave goodbye to the stadium wave - global warming still caused by humans | John Abraham
A new paper refutes the hypothesis of a pattern in climate warming much like a stadium wave
2014-04-24  theguardian.com
Obama's Last Shot | Politics News | Rolling Stone
Obama's Last Shot | Politics News | Rolling Stone
EDITOR'S NOTE: On Friday April 18th, after the print version of this story had closed, the State Department announced that the decision on the Keyston
2014-04-23  rollingstone.com
Preferred method of conveying climate risk doesn't work
Preferred method of conveying climate risk doesn't work
The IPCC should forget readability and put actual numbers in its reports.
2014-04-23  arstechnica.com
Odds of storm waters overflowing Manhattan seawall up 20-fold, study shows
Odds of storm waters overflowing Manhattan seawall up 20-fold, study shows
Maximum water levels in New York harbor during major storms have risen by nearly two and a half feet since the mid-1800s, making the chances of water overtopping the Manhattan seawall now at least 20 times greater than they were 170 years ago, according to a new study. Whereas sea-level rise, which ...
2014-04-23  phys.org
The New Abolitionism
The New Abolitionism
Avoiding planetary disaster will mean forcing fossil fuel companies to give up at least $10 trillion in wealth.
2014-04-23  thenation.com
Carter slams Koch brothers for funding climate denial
Carter slams Koch brothers for funding climate denial
Climate debate skewed by “uncontrollable” donations from vested interests , says former US president.
2014-04-23  rtcc.org
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