The Heat Is Online

The Heat Is Online

The Climate Movement and the Liabilities of Hope


* Gulf Stream weaker than any time in last 1,600 years  (April, 2018)

* A 2-degree C. temperature rise will not prevent climate chaos   (April, 2018)

* National Assessment:  temperatures in US, Europe not seen for 11,000 years  (Feb. 2018) 


Climate change is not just another issue in this complicated world of proliferating issues. It is the issue which, unchecked, will swamp all other issues.


* Earlier springtimes leave British birds with insufficient food   (April, 2018)

* Antarctic meltdown threatens to slow ocean currents  (April, 2018)

* Lyme-bearing ticks thrive in the warming  (April, 2018)

* Sahara desert expands as atmosphere warms  (March, 2018)

* Antarctic glaciers undergoing "extreme changes(April, 2018)

* 2017 emissions resume global upward trend  (March, 2018)

* Snowshoe rabbits are losing their winter-white camouflage  (Feb. 2018)

* Hotter, longer, drier droughts threaten  millions in east Africa  (March, 2018)

* Warming oceans are losing oxygen, suffocating marine life  (Jan. 2018)

* Climate change launches new age of migration inside the US  (Feb. 2018)

* Bats migrate northward two weeks earlier threatening food chain  (Feb. 2018)

* Sea ice shrinks to record January low  (Feb. 2018)

* Intelligence chiefs:  climate change likely to fuel political upheavals  (Feb. 2018)

* Sea levels projected to rise 4 inches a decade by 2100 (Feb. 2018) 

* World's oceans set new heat record  (Jan. 2018)

* Pentagon:  climate change threatens 1,700 military sites around the world  (Feb. 2018)

* 2017 was second hottest year on record -- hottest without El Nino  (Jan. 2018)

* The warming is faster, more extreme than scientists anticipated  (Dec. 2017)

* Worst-case warming scenario seen as most likely  (Dec. 2017)

* News media ignored climate change in its hurricane coverage  (Dec. 2017)

* New CO2 concentrations not seen for 3 million years  (Oct. 2017)

* Arctic sea ice melting faster than any time in last 1500 years  (Dec. 2017)

* Global fossil fuel burning sets new record  (Nov. 2017)

* Warming is changing bird migration patterns  (Dec. 2017)

* 2017 was the hottest (non-El Nino) year on record  (Nov. 2017)

* Trump, Congress scuttle satellite sea-ice surveillance program  (Nov. 2017)

* Trump appoints an "army" of climate deniers  (Oct. 2017)

* EPA muzzles scientists  on climate change  (Oct. 2017)

* NASA:  CO2 spike from tropical forests is biggest in 2,000 years  (Oct. 2017)

* Pentagon defies President Trump's order to halt climate planning activities   (Sept. 2017)

* A 100-square-mile iceberg splits from Antarctica  (Sept. 2017)

* Are megastorms like Irma and Harvey the "new normal"?  (Sept. 2017)

* Heat has killed more people in 30 years than storms, floods and hurricanes  (Sept. 2017)

* Record-setting wildfires scorch the western U.S.  (Sept. 2017)

* 1,200 corporations plan to support a price on carbon  (Sept. 2017)

* "Cooler Heads Coalition" pushed Trump to exit Paris climate agreement   (Sept. 2017)

* Annual global fossil fuel subsidies top $5 trillion  (Aug. 2017)


2016 -- a year of broken records


* Massive chunk of Larsen C ice shelf fractures  (July, 2017)

* Sea levels are rising three times faster than in 1990  (May, 2017)

* Wildfires in US plains tripled over last 30 years  (June, 2017)

* CO2 concentrations hit record 410 parts per million   (April, 2017)

* Humans are forcing the climate to change 170 times faster than natural forces  (Feb. 2017)

* Warming is making our world both wetter and drier  (March 2017)

* Warming waters have killed large sections of Australia's Great Barrier Reef  (March, 2017)

* Emotional health becoming a worldwide casualty of climate change  (Feb. 2017)

* Scientists see much earlier sudden North Atlantic cooling  (Feb. 2017)

* CO2 "new normal" not seen for 3 million years: WMO (Oct. 2016)

US PRESS COVERAGE:  A DAMNING BETRAYAL OF PUBLIC TRUST


* Arctic melting is causing "super cold" winters in eastern US and UK  (Oct. 2016)

* Warming is polarizing the climate (not just the people)  (Sept. 2016)

* Oil and coal emissions have postponed the next ice age for at least 50,000 years  (Jan. 2016)

* Extreme weather has fueled a quarter of the world's recent conflicts  (July, 2016)


THE DESPAIR OF SCIENTISTS: "WHEN THE END OF THE WORLD IS YOUR DAY JOB"


* Hurtling pace of Arctic meltdown stuns scientists  (July, 2016)

* Big oil plays a Shell game with our future  (May, 2015)


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* Warmth is causing ticks to wake earler, spread further  (May, 2015)

* Special Report: From the climate scientists  50 shades of grief  (Jan. 2015)

* WAIS sheds one "Mt. Everest" every two years  (Dec. 2014)

* Geoengineering "fixes" could harm billions of people -- study  (Nov. 2014)


GLOBAL SOLUTION: Rewiring the World with Clean Energy**


* Insurers drop coverage as climate impacts spread  (Oct. 2014)

* Pentagon again issues security alarm about climate change  (Oct. 2014)


                                                                    "Beyond the Point of No Return"

* Oceans becoming acidified 10 times faster than 56 million years ago (June. 2014)

* Warming waters trigger largest marine migrations in two million years  (May, 2014)

* 2 degrees C too hot by half:  scientists (Dec. 2013)


 "Moral Leadership In The Greenhouse"


* NASA ANIMATION:  131 years of planetary heating in 26 seconds (Jan. 2012)

* Oceans have stored more heat than they released since 1993  (May, 2010)