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global warming



  • How the Little Ice Age Changed History

    Starting in the fourteenth century, cooling temperatures disrupted our economic and social structures—and may have given rise to the modern world.



  • Cultural sites at risk from climate change

    by Richard Moe

    Climate change threatens much of our history, especially the history embodied in our “cultural sites,” the ruins and remnants of the first Americans passed down through multiple generations to the Native Americans of today.



  • Paying for Climate Change

    by Stephen Macekura

    Despite his extreme rhetoric, Trump is merely the latest in a long line of U.S. leaders unwilling to pony up for global environmental accords.



  • Video of the Week: Climate change has a controversial history

    Prior to the late 1800's, people believed the Earth's climate was static and never changing, and it wasn't until a few scientists in the second half of the 19th century began to wonder how giant boulders were in places where they shouldn't be. Today, 98 percent of climate scientists agree additional greenhouse gases from burning fossil fuels is the primary reason for the current accelerated warming of the planet.