February 1, 2016
Last year was the hottest on record, by a wide margin, which should — but won’t — put an end to climate deniers’ claims that global warming has stopped. The truth is that climate change just keeps getting scarier; it is, by far, the most important policy issue facing America and the world. Still, this election wouldn’t have much bearing on the issue if there were no prospect of effective action against the looming catastrophe.
January 20, 2016
Scientists reported Wednesday that 2015 was the hottest year in the historical record by far, breaking a mark set only the year before — a burst of heat that has continued into the new year and is roiling weather patterns all over the world. “The whole system is warming up, relentlessly,”
said Gerald A. Meehl, a scientist at the National Center for Atmospheric Research in Boulder, Colo.
December 29, 2015
Lakes around the world are growing rapidly warmer, according to a new scientific study that warns of potential consequences ranging from depleted fisheries to harmful algae blooms that kill fish and contaminate water supplies for cities large and small.
December 23, 2015
Op-Ed by Jim Warren. The Paris agreement could be a step toward stabilizing global climate disruption, but only if it’s followed by massive and concerted action. This will require greater public engagement to overcome the clout of entrenched corporate laggards.
December 11, 2015
I find FOE Africa’s reaction to climate talks thus far to be compelling and extremely…
November 25, 2015
NC WARN is honored to be among the voices in this special issue of INDY Week. Letters to the Future is a national project involving more than 40 alternative weeklies across the United States in which authors, artists, scientists and others draft letters to future generations of their own families, predicting the success or failure of the Paris climate talks—and the future that followed.
October 20, 2015
By Jason Samenow
In modern records, the Northern Hemisphere has never had as many super…
October 7, 2015
An alliance of nonprofits today called for NC Attorney General Roy Cooper to assert his explicit legal authority to enforce the corporate charter of Duke Energy, saying an investigation of the corporation’s North Carolina operations is required due to its history of criminality – from partnering with Enron to coal ash failures – and a rapidly advancing climate crisis that could see sea levels rise 10 feet by mid-century.
See coverage in the Los Angeles Times
, Charlotte Observer
August 4, 2015
As scientists warn 2015 is on pace to become the Earth’s hottest year on record,…
July 29, 2015
Riveting new study by Dr. James Hansen and 16 co-authors shows prospects for rapid sea level rise and damaging superstorms are worse than previously predicted. CBS Evening News
and the Washington Post
covered the story.