The State of Climate Change on Inauguration Day

Just as America’s 45th president assumes office this week comes news that Earth has passed yet another troubling milestone in climate change: scientists reported on Wednesday that the planet reached its highest temperature on record in 2016. That obliterates a record set only a year earlier, which

As the Arctic Warms, America Grows Colder This Winter

A major cold front is descending across the United States this week that is going to send temperatures plunging virtually overnight across much of the Northeast, South and West. Meanwhile,  thanks to climate change, temperatures in the Arctic are hitting record highs. Wait, what? To repeat: A major