May 24, 2012 | 12:48 PM
1.3 million and counting for the carbon ruleToday, in Washington D.C. and Chicago, dozens of people just like you and me are standing up in front of the Environmental Protection Agency to voice their support for this rule. But they're not alone. Supporters across the country are speaking out in favor of limiting carbon pollution from future power plants.
May 23, 2012 | 3:12 PM
Clean coal is not a thingThe coal industry plans to spend $40 million this year trying to convince you that coal is good for the country. One thing they'll tell you is that coal is clean. But we said it before, and we'll say it now: There is no such thing as "clean" coal.
May 21, 2012 | 2:14 PM
Not everything runs on gasThe next time you hear somebody complaining about high gas prices, remind them that there is an alternative – that there can be a world where not everything runs on gas.
May 18, 2012 | 11:00 AM
A Climate Reality BillboardRecently, the Heartland Institute put up — and just as quickly pulled down after a firestorm of criticism — a truly bizarre billboard in Chicago attempting to equate climate science with radicals and murderers. Since the billboard was suddenly and unexpectedly empty, we thought we would take the opportunity to remind Heartland who is really on the fringe here.
May 16, 2012 | 9:22 AM
New national standards ask schools to teach climate changeAs a scientist, I know how important it is for our kids to get a top-notch science education. So it's extremely significant that a new set of national science standards – the first to be released in over a decade – explicitly ask our schools to address climate change.
May 15, 2012 | 8:35 AM
Video: Living on Thin Ice in IndiaLast month, Climate Leaders Bhavesh Swami and Parth Joshi went on an expedition to Dhur, India to learn how climate change is impacting Himalayan communities. Watch this video to follow their journey.
May 14, 2012 | 2:32 PM
The United States is making history. You can help.
May 11, 2012 | 10:30 AM
Greenland losing ice faster than beforeA recent story on NPR claimed to have “reassuring” news about melting ice in Greenland. Right after it was published, climate deniers jumped on the story. According to them, we don't have to worry about Greenland's melting glaciers anymore. I'd love for this to be true -- but it isn't. In fact, Greenland is losing ice faster than it used to 10 years ago. And that's bad news for all of us.
May 10, 2012 | 8:44 AM
Why I'm suing the governmentThis is a guest post by Alec Loorz, a Climate Presenter who is 17 years old and is taking the U.S. government to court for failing to protect our atmosphere from carbon pollution. At a hearing this Friday, May 11, a judge will decide whether the lawsuit can continue.
May 06, 2012 | 11:30 PM
A non-wonk guide to sea level riseSea level rise isn't a problem for tomorrow. It is here today. But that doesn't mean it needs to be complicated. Even the most basic understanding of sea level rise will help you and your community prepare for its impacts.
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