Category: Climate Change

Total 140 Posts

An Extreme Climate Forces Extreme Measures as Worst-Case Predictions Are Realized

Published on Truthout, 21 May 2018. The speed of planetary warming and all of its subsequent consequences continues to outpace previous worst-case scientific predictions. While some people are already exploring adaptation measures, such as towing Antarctic icebergs to Cape Town, South Africa, as a solution to an ongoing water crisis, the denialist movement in the

Thanks to Climate Disruption, Earth Is Already Losing Critical Biosphere Components

Published on Truthout, 2 April 2018. Half of all plants and animals in global forests are forecast to disappear by 2100. The Arctic is in meltdown as human-caused global warming threatens to melt more than one-third of all glaciers. And the biosphere is convulsing as runaway climate disruption marches on under the business-as-usual approach of