The Heat Is Online

The Heat Is Online

The Climate Movement and the Liabilities of Hope


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

* Scientists voice alarm at the rapid pace of ocean warming  (Oct. 2017)

* Coal baron:  "The earth has cooled for the last 19 years."  (Oct. 2017)


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.


* 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)

* Warmer air triggers rougher rides  (Oct. 2017)

* Hotter soil leads to hotter climate (Oct.. 2017)

* Ocean heating provides quickes guide to determine human-induced warming  (Septl. 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)

* Twenty years of organized climate denial fueled Harvey and Irma  (Sept. 2017)

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

* National Assessment contains dire forecast  (Aug. 2017)

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

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

* Climate-battered "chokepoints" threaten more hunger, conflict  (June, 2017)

* Planet edges toward a major tipping point  (Aug. 2017)


2016 -- a year of broken records


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

* Explosion of wildfires portends a new era -- the "Pyrocine"  (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)

* Earlier springtimes are silencing songbirds  (May, 2017)

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

* As the climate becomes more unstable, media coverage craters   (March, 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)

* NASA:  earth is warming faster than at any time in the last 1,000 years  (Aug. 2016)

* Arctic sea ice shrinks to second lowest level on record   (Sept. 2016)

* Thawing northlands threaten to release lethal diseases  (Aug. 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)

* Winter Arctic sea ice is smallest on record   (March. 2015)


                FIRST DRAFT OF AN AGENDA FOR A MOVEMENT IN DENIAL


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


Requiem for All the Children


* 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)