The Costs of Climate Change and Extreme Weather Are Passing the High-Water Mark Hurricane Sandy made it clear: as the climate warms, population grows and sea level rises, extreme weather will hurt more. That's why we need to fix flood insurance
Read the Draft of the Climate Change Report
A draft report by scientists from 13 federal agencies, which has not yet been made public but was obtained by The New York Times, concludes that Americans are feeling the effects of climate change right now.
Sub-Zero Temperatures Put Chicago Into Deep Freeze Image credit-www.nortekenvironmental.com
Canada's government is silencing its scientists. Stephen Harper is threatening many scientists with losing jobs or benefits for talking about climate change or the truth about the tar sands. Now Canada's scientists are getting organized and fighting back.
"We can't solve the climate problem with just what we are doing with fossil fuels and energy," said Doug Boucher, director of climate research at the Union of Concerned Scientists, which is lobbying for changing the pyramid.
Food scarcity caused by climate change could cause 500,000 deaths by 2050, study suggests