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September 2020 ENSO update: La Niña is here!

La Niña conditions were present in August, and there’s a 75% chance they’ll hang around through the winter. NOAA has issued a La Niña Advisory. Just how did we arrive at this conclusion, and what does a La Niña winter portend? Read on to find out! By Emily Becker NOAA Checking the boxes Let’s revisit our La […]

September 10th

As Amazon and California burn, new analysis warns human activity driving global wildfire surge

While devastating fires rage on across California and the Amazon rainforest following historic heat and blazes in the Arctic earlier this year, a new analysis shows that destructive human activity has led to a troubling increase in global wildfires this year. By Jessica Corbett Common Dreams The report from the World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF) and the Boston Consulting Group […]

August 30th

As the Arctic burns, the global climate is once again pushing into “Hottest Year Ever” territory

The unprecedented heat and fires that ravaged Siberia last month came at the tail end of a 12-month period that European researchers revealed Tuesday effectively tied with the hottest year on record based on global surface temperatures, bolstering calls from activists for international bodies and governments across the globe to take immediate action to tackle the climate […]

July 8th

The Current & Coming Climate Crisis — Podcast with Michael Mann

In this episode of our CleanTech Talk podcast interview series, Michael Barnard, Chief Strategist of TFIE Strategy Inc. and CleanTechnica contributor, sits down to talk with Michael Mann, Distinguished Professor of Atmospheric Science and the Director of the Penn State Earth System Science Center at Pennsylvania State University, about the immediacy and importance of addressing climate change. You can listen […]

March 31st

Last chance to stop a climate denier running NASA

Showdown: The last chance for homophobic climate denier Jim Bridenstine to run NASA. And our last chance to stop him. By RL Miller Climate Hawks Vote On September 1, 2017, Trump nominated bigoted climate denier Jim Bridenstine to run NASA, which oversees the satellites that measure climate pollution and help protect us from fossil-fueled storms. […]

April 17th

Green news roundup – from climate to the Bundy Trial

By Meteor Blades FishOutofWater writes—Tropical Storm Matthew Forms, Moving into Caribbean’s All Time Ocean Heat, Looks Like a Killer: “I have feared for over a year that the combination of global warming and El Niño would warm the tropical Atlantic to record levels producing the conditions that would allow a hurricane as destructive as Sandy or Mitch […]

September 28th