Begin Typing to Search Submit Search

Search Results

    February 15, 2012 | 12:52 PM

    Observing flash flood risk in the Sun Koshi River basin, Nepal

    The shrinking of glaciers in this area is leading to the formation and growth of more glacial lakes. This basin is vulnerable to flash floods caused by sudden discharges of water from such lakes, known as glacial lake outburst floods (GLOFs), as well as additional floods from intense rainfall and landslides.
    Read More

    February 14, 2012 | 3:06 PM

    Thank you for standing up for the climate

    Over three-quarters of a million Americans signed a petition to make it clear that if we're going to solve the climate crisis, we cannot build this pipeline. A few hours ago, the coalition took your messages up to Capitol Hill and delivered them to the Senate leadership. Thank you for telling our leaders to stand up to the oil industry's lobbyists and reject this pipeline once and for all.
    Read More

    February 14, 2012 | 10:55 AM

    Valentine's Day chocolate: soon an endangered species?

    Although chocolate is a staple of lovers everywhere, especially on Valentine's Day, it's possible that it may become a luxury item due to climate change, forcing Valentines everywhere to be more creative and abandon the go-to heart-shaped box of chocolate because they can no longer afford it.
    Read More

    February 14, 2012 | 9:37 AM

    On thin ice at the top of the world

    The Arctic is alive and changing, and many of these changes are hard to measure. We hope we can all remain aware of the changes and keep the health of the people in mind, as well as the health of the lands and waters for the animals we depend on.
    Read More

    February 13, 2012 | 11:39 AM

    24 hours to stop Keystone XL

    By: Al Gore

    For the next 24 hours, The Climate Reality Project is joining with, MoveOn, League of Conservation Voters, Patagonia, Sierra Club, Energy Action Coalition and others to garner 500,000 signatures in a community-wide effort against the Keystone XL pipeline.

    Read More

    February 10, 2012 | 1:28 PM

    Thawing permafrost: something I don't want to think about

    Even just based on what we know, carbon pollution from permafrost is an important amplifier of climate change. Think climate change on steroids, folks. Not a pretty picture.
    Read More

    February 08, 2012 | 10:00 PM


    Nepal — As mountain glaciers shrink, they can weaken and destabilize underlying slopes, as well as loosen and dislodge blocks of rock. This increases the risk of landslides and avalanches. Now that climate change is leading more glaciers to melt, glacial lakes are forming more frequently.

    Read More

    February 08, 2012 | 12:08 PM

    A personal commitment

    Meeting the climate challenge is our collective responsibility. There is no room within this challenge for politics, or finger pointing. Because if we do not act, there will be no winners. What we stand to lose belongs to all of us.
    Read More

    February 08, 2012 | 9:15 AM

    Glaciers and rivers of Ecuador: Biodiversity under threat

    Dean Jacobsen and Olivier Dangles, from Copenhagen University and the French Institute for Research and Development, respectively, led an expedition to the Antisana volcano in Ecuador with an international group of students in freshwater ecology.
    Read More

    February 07, 2012 | 5:00 PM

    Arctic Canada

    Alaska — Sea ice in the Arctic is on the decline. Over the past 30 years, there has been a dramatic decrease in the average thickness and extent of summer sea ice in the Arctic...

    Read More

    Before You Go

    At Climate Reality, we work hard to create high-quality educational content like blogs, e-books, videos, and more to empower people all over the world to fight for climate solutions and stand together to drive the change we need. We are a nonprofit organization that believes there is hope in unity, and that together, we can build a safe, sustainable future.

    But we can't do it without your help.

    If you enjoyed what you’ve just read and would like to see more, please consider making a generous gift to support our ongoing work to fight climate denial and support solutions.