February 14, 2013 | 2:15 PM
We ♥ the EPAToday, Lisa Jackson says goodbye to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the federal agency she ran for four years. We'd like to thank former Administrator Jackson for her service. But oh heck, we're not shy: Consider this a bit of a Valentine's Day card to Ms. Jackson and the entire EPA.
February 12, 2013 | 7:28 PM
The State of Our Climate: 5 Things to Watch for in the State of the UnionTonight's State of the Union address by President Obama will be yet another critical moment for the President's legacy as he begins his final four years in elected office, including President Obama's vision for addressing climate change will have repercussions that will be felt for generations. For climate watchers, recent comments by the President, most recently during his Inaugural Address, are the clearest indication yet that the President intends to shape his legacy around action on climate change. Here is a primer on some key things to watch for and consider during tonight’s speech.
February 05, 2013 | 9:19 PM
Tell President Obama: It’s time to move forward on climateIn his Inaugural Address, President Obama promised to "respond to the threat of climate change." Now, it's our job make sure that he does. The climate crisis is real, and we need to push our leaders to reduce the carbon pollution that causes it.
February 05, 2013 | 1:40 PM
The Facts: How Climate Change is Affecting AmericaWe’re already paying a price for carbon pollution. Extreme weather costs us billions of dollars in damages. Climate change makes our food and water less secure, threatens our coastlines with sea level rise, damages our natural resources, and affects human health.
January 16, 2013 | 8:37 PM
The face of climate change in AmericaHow is climate change affecting the United States right now? What about the part of the country where you live? These questions are now a lot easier to answer with the release of a major new draft report: The National Climate Assessment.
January 10, 2013 | 7:50 PM
The National Climate Assessment: 4 years in the makingHow many things can you name that only happen once every four years? Leap years, U.S. presidential elections, the Olympics ... If you’re an American who cares about climate change, there’s one more answer you should add to your list: the publication of the National Climate Assessment (NCA) — the most comprehensive report on climate change impacts in the States.
January 08, 2013 | 5:44 PM
A call to action on climate change in 2013The reality of the climate crisis demands the attention and leadership of President Obama and the Congress. That is why we joined almost 100 groups in signing a letter to President Obama detailing three important ways in which he and his administration can lead on climate change. Climate Reality is committed to joining him in these efforts.
October 05, 2012 | 3:00 PM
Dirty weather, dirty waterGlobal climate disruption messes with our water. As sea levels rise, we get more water in the places we don't want it. But what about the water we do need? Scientists are finding that the impacts of climate change make freshwater inhospitable for fish and wildlife.
October 05, 2012 | 2:00 PM
What's the biggest dirty energy source of all?
There are several manmade sources of the carbon pollution that's warming our climate, from deforestation to animal agriculture. But let's clear up one thing right away: Dirty Energy, the pollution from fossil fuels, is the single the biggest contributor to climate change. And the biggest Dirty Energy source is coal.