Animals

Past the Tipping Point

The true state of America’s coastal and waterways: Thousands of tons of dead marine life is impacting the US every month and it’s getting worse

More Rarities: Another Squid, Massive Dead Crab Strandings on Oregon Coast

Animal Die-offs

Humans just 0.01% of all life but have destroyed 83% of wild mammals

Severe drought threatens wild horses in American West: ‘Every animal in the desert is dying from thirst’

By 2020 Two-thirds of Wild Animals Will Be Wiped Out

Mass Die-Off of Whales in Atlantic

Arctic and Antarctic

Human Extinction by 2026? A Last Ditch Strategy to Fight for Human Survival

Conditions in the Arctic – Warm salty water from the Atlantic is invading the Arctic Ocean

Melting Arctic Permafrost Could Release Tons of Toxic Mercury

The Arctic’s Melting Permafrost Is Now Leaking Acid

The Melting Arctic Is a Real-Time Horror Story — Why Doesn’t Anyone Care?

Arctic’s strongest sea ice breaks up for first time on record

Some Arctic Ground No Longer Freezing—Even in Winter

Ten times more wildfires in the Arctic than a decade ago

Summer weather is getting ‘stuck’ due to Arctic warming – “The far north of the Earth is warming two to four times faster than the global average” 

Wildfires have ignited inside the Arctic Circle

‘Utterly Terrifying’: Study Affirms Feedback Loop Fears as Surging Antarctica Ice Loss Tripled in Last Five Years

A Huge Stretch of the Arctic Ocean Is Turning Into the Atlantic Right Before Our Eyes —  “At this very moment, an enormous stretch of ocean in this area that has traditionally been ice covered is currently open.”

Antarctica Is Melting Away: More Than 3 Trillion Tons of Ice Vanished Since 1992 — “Ice loss has accelerated rapidly over the last five years.”

Antarctic Ice Melting Faster Than Ever, Studies Show – Rate of Melt Has Accelerated Threefold In Last Five Years 

Giant Canyons Discovered in Antarctica — “if Antarctica thins in a warming climate, as scientists suspect it will, then these channels could accelerate mass towards the ocean”

Arctic Heat Surges Again, and Studies Are Finding Climate Change Connections

Shock and Thaw—Alaskan Sea Ice Just Took a Steep, Unprecedented Dive

Fulfilling ‘Feedback Loop’ Fears, New Study Shows Melting Ice Could Spell Disaster Faster Than Previously Thought

The Arctic Still Isn’t Cooling Off, and Recent Temperature Readings Are Mind-Blowing

Russian Arctic Is Melting Twice As Fast As Before

Cargo Transit Along Russia’s Northern Sea Route Expected To Rise by 50% This Year

A Melting Arctic Could Spark a New Cold War

Record Amount of Microplastic Found in Arctic Sea Ice

West Greenland Ice Sheet Melting At The Fastest Rate in Centuries

Melting of Arctic Mountain Glaciers Unprecedented in the Past 400 Years

‘Extreme’ Changes Underway in Some of Antarctica’s Biggest Glaciers

Rapid Sea Level Rise Possible as Ocean Floods into Antarctica at up to 400 Meters Per Year

Trillion Ton Iceberg in Antarctica is About to Break Off! 200 Kilometer Biggest Crack in Antarctica

“Ozone Thinning Is Found All Over the Earth, but the Biggest Losses Are Over the North and South Poles”

‘Unprecedented’ Ozone Hole Opens Over Canadian Arctic

Ozone Layer Collapse, A Former NASA Contract Engineer Warns Of Planetary Omnicide

Fast-Draining Lakes Threaten Vulnerable Greenland Ice Sheet

Massive Permafrost Thaw Documented in Canada, Portends Huge Carbon Release

Antarctica To Reach 9.6C (49.4F) On March 17, 2018

Ice In Kara Sea Is Already Disintegrating – And It’s Still Winter!

A Large Area of Open Water Forms in the Melting Sea Ice North of Greenland During February (2018)

February Melting Near North Pole “Really Extreme”

The Arctic Just Had Its Warmest Winter On Record

Sea Ice Extent Sinks to Record Lows at Both Poles

Antarctica Hits 63 Degrees F, Believed To Be A Record

Ice Melt In West Antarctica Is Significantly Accelerating, A NASA Study Finds

It Was Warmer In The Arctic Circle On Sunday Than In Boston, Raising Alarm At ‘Freakish’ Warming Trend

Arctic Report Card 2017:
Arctic Shows No Sign of Returning to Reliably Frozen Region

Climate Change in the Arctic

Arctic Is Full of Toxic Mercury

The Big Melt: Global Sea Ice At Record Low

January 2018: Record Low Global Sea Ice Extent

North Pole Surges Above Freezing In The Dead of Winter

The Arctic Is Continuing To Warm and Change More Rapidly Than Any Other Region On Earth

‘Really Extreme’ Global Weather Event Leaves Scientists Aghast

North Pole Region Predicted to Experience Another Instance of Above Freezing Temperatures as the Bering Sea Ice is Blasted Away

Fastest Decline in Arctic Sea Ice in At Least 1,500 Years

Coral

Great Barrier Reef headed for ‘massive death’ – The ‘Godfather of Coral’ predicts a ‘planetary catastrophe’

Major Outbreak of Coral-eating Starfish on Great Barrier Reef

Great Barrier Reef Coral Bleaching At 95%

Sections of Australia’s Great Reef Are Now Dead

Mass Coral Die-off In Asia

Coral Bleaching Continues Into Fourth Year

Reefs Are Dying. Scientists Hope Lab-bred ‘Super Corals’ Can Help Revive Them

Hopes for Coral Recovery Fade

Coral Reefs in Hawaii Are Bleaching

Half of Hawaii’s Coral Reefs Bleached

Global Coral Bleaching

Fish

Study shows decline of shark populations even in remote ‘pristine’ archipelago

The Bottom of the Food Chain Is Experiencing a Catastrophic Collapse: “Dying In Absolutely Massive Numbers”

Emergency Shut Down Of West Coast Fisheries: “Populations Have Crashed 91 Percent”

US imported more seafood in 2017 than any prior year

Red Tide causes large fish kills in Englewood

Scientists Shocked As Fisheries Collapse On West Coast: “It’s The Worst We’ve Seen”

Global Fisheries Are Collapsing — What Happens When There Are No Fish Left?

The Death Of The Eastern Pacific

Fish Dying By The Millions

Largest Chinook Salmon Disappearing From U.S. West Coast

Bluefin Tuna Nearing Extinction

Fish Die-off in Taiwan

Fish Die-off in Puget Sound, WA

Tuna and Mackerel in Catastrophic Decline

Ocean Life Faces Mass Extinction

Mass Die-off Ongoing Along US West Coast

Fresh Water

Glaciers and Climate Change: “Temperatures at higher elevations and latitudes are warming the fastest.”

Crisis on the High Plains: The Loss of America’s Largest Aquifer – “In some areas, the water table is dropping as much as two feet a year, but recharge in the aquifer only averages around three inches annually.”

Intensifying Drought in the American Southwest

Extreme Heat, Drought Igniting Wildfires in Southwest; East Finally Dries Out

Water Shortages To Be Key Environmental Challenge of the Century, NASA Warns

What Are Chemtrails and How Are They Harming Our Food and Water?

Drought Returns to Huge Swaths of U.S., Fueling Fears of a Thirsty Future

Rivers Worldwide Threatened by Pharma Waste

World’s Leading Brands of Bottled Water Loaded With Microplastics

Orange Snow Possibly the Result of Chemical Pollution Contained Large Amounts of Iron, Acids and Nitrates

Massive Snow Loss In New Zealand’s Southern Alps

NASA: The World Is Running Out of Fresh Water

World’s Deepest Body of Fresh Water Is Turning Into A Swamp

Snowpack In Parts of the Rocky Mountains Is Lowest In 30+ Years

Water Crisis in Cape Town, South Africa

Harmful Algae Blooms

Heatwave causes build-up of deadly blue-green algae in British lakes: Waters infected with toxic bacteria can kill dogs and cause brain damage in humans, experts warn

Why Florida’s Largest Lake Is Filled With Toxic Algae, Again

Massive and toxic algae bloom threatens Florida coasts with another lost summer

Harmful Algae Blooms (HABs) Throughout the World

Toxic Algae Are Threatening Humans and Wildlife Across the World

Red Tide Species Is Deadlier Than First Thought

Toxic Algae Bloom In Pacific Ocean Could Be Largest Ever

Insects

The Insect Apocalypse Is Here – What does it mean for the rest of life on Earth? — “the population of monarch butterflies fell by 90 percent in the last 20 years, a loss of 900 million individuals; the rusty-patched bumblebee, which once lived in 28 states, dropped by 87 percent over the same period.”

Where Have All Our Insects Gone?  “Insects make up about two-thirds of all life on Earth [but] there has been some kind of horrific decline… If we lose the insects, then everything is going to collapse.”

Insect Decimation Upstages Global Warming

Western Monarch Butterfly Count Lowest This Decade, Raising Fears of Extinction

Flying Insects Have Declined By More Than 75% Over Almost 30 Years

Methane Blowholes

February Global CO2 Increase of 2.78 ppm Over 2017

Widespread Methane Seeps Off Oregon Coast

Mysterious Craters Blowing Out of Russia Could Mean Trouble for the Whole Planet

Discovered: 200-plus Arctic Lakes Which Bubble Like Jacuzzis From Seeping Methane Gas

Massive Craters From Methane Explosions Discovered in Arctic Ocean Where Ice Melted

Siberia’s Methane Blow-holes First Warning of Unstoppable Climate Change

Global Warming Causing Methane Blowholes

More Siberian Methane Blowholes Found in Permafrost

The Global Methane Emergency Is Now

Trees

Some of Washington’s biggest trees are mysteriously dying

Giant African Baobab Trees Die Suddenly After Thousands of Years

The Wettest Rainforest in the United States Has Gone Up in Flames

Geoengineering, Climate Collapse, Dead Leaves, And Defoliants

Rapid Death of Hundreds of Thousands of Trees in Hawaii

Massive Global Tree Die-off

Unprecedented Tree Die-off Hits Southern California

Massive Tree Die-off Along the Coast of Karumba

Toxic Rain Is Killing Our Forest

Tree Die-offs Spread in the West

Tree Die-off in the Glacier Peak Wilderness

Warming and Acidifying Oceans

Asian desert dust could be warming Arctic sea surface, confusing satellites

Scientists Warn That Millions Of Sea Creatures Are “In Real Peril” As Pacific Ocean Temperatures Rise To Dangerous New Records

Northern Barents Sea warms dramatically

Rising seas: ‘Florida is about to be wiped off the map’

Gulf of Mexico ‘Dead Zone’ Forecasted to Exceed the Size of Connecticut

‘Sea, Ice, Snow … It’s All Changing’: Inuit Struggle With Warming World – “The sea surrounding coastal Labrador is warming at an unprecedented rate.”

Oceans Suffocating As Huge Dead Zones Quadruple Since 1950

Scientists Confirm Florida-Sized Dead Zone in the Gulf of Oman

The Military Paid For A Study On Sea Level Rise. The Results Were Scary.

Oceans Under Greatest Threat In History

A Fresh Look at the Watery Side of Earth’s Climate Shows ‘Unabated Planetary Warming’

2017 Was the Warmest Year On Record For Oceans

Oysters, Clams and Scallops Face High Risk From Ocean Acidification

Oceans Are Warmer and More Acidic Than Ever Before In Recorded History

‘Blowtorch’-like Ocean Warming Advances Killer Seas

Mystery Surrounds Massive Die-off of Oysters and Scallops

Alaska’s Bering Sea Lost a Third of Its Ice in Just 8 Days

Global Warming Zaps Oxygen

Warming Planet

Two Paradoxes: Civilization is a Heat Engine Driving Us To Extinction; Terminating Civilization Heats the Earth Even Faster. — A talk given by Dr. Guy McPherson  (Start video at 6:00 to skip introductory remarks.  His presentation is about 55 minutes long.)

Report: Climate Change Is Already Bringing Problems To Northwest — And It Will Get Worse

Climate scientists reveal their fears for the future

This is the way world ends: will we soon see category 6 hurricanes?

Hot nights: Summer low temperatures were warmest on record in Lower 48

Burn Baby Burn-July was 403rd consecutive month with global temperatures above average and the 4th hottest on record: NOAA

‘It can’t get much hotter … can it?’ How heat became a national US problem

Red hot planet: This summer’s punishing and historic heat in 7 maps and charts – Scores of locations on every continent north of the equator have witnessed their hottest weather in recorded history.

Searing heat could make North Africa, Arab Gulf countries unlivable

British Columbia declares state of emergency as over 500 wildfires burn

Glacier National Park is on fire — and yes, warming is making things worse

We are all climate refugees now

The apocalyptic tone of heatwave-reporting doesn’t go far enough – not when the issue is human extinction

A ‘Hothouse’ Future for Humanity: Scientists Behind Terrifying Climate Analysis Hope They Are Wrong

In India, summer heat could soon be unbearable

The vast Sahara Desert is getting even bigger

Melting of Glacier Causes Flash Floods in Pakistan’s North

Alaska Glacier’s Melt Could Trigger Record Flooding Near Juneau

Alaska: Interior heat wave to continue as temperature records are broken

BBC Weather forecast: ‘FURNACE’ temperatures inbound as monster SIX-WEEK heatwave hits UK

Global heat wave: an epic TV news fail

Heat Wave Scorches Sweden as Wildfires Rage in the Arctic Circle

Scorching heat wave in northern Europe – locations far inside the Arctic circle hit 30 °C (86F)

Red-hot planet: All-time heat records have been set all over the world during the past week

May 2018 Broke Thousands of Temperature Records Across the US

Assessing the U.S. Climate in May 2018: The Contiguous United States Had Its Warmest May On Record

‘Sea, Ice, Snow … It’s All Changing’: Inuit Struggle With Warming World – “The sea surrounding coastal Labrador is warming at an unprecedented rate.”

Why Snow, Colder Weather Conditions Don’t Debunk Climate Change

The U.S. Just Observed Its Warmest 3-, 4-, and 5-Year Spans On Record

Record-Breaking Heat Continues Across Europe: Temperatures Hit New Highs and Storms Show No Signs of Easing Across Many European Counties

Mexico Burning! Life-threatening Temperatures Hitting 50 C (122 F) –  Just 3.9 Celsius Short of the Hottest Temperature Ever Recorded On Our Planet

Extreme Heat, Drought Igniting Wildfires in Southwest

30 Years of Above-Average Temperatures

Every Single Month Since February 1985 Has Been Hotter Than the Long-term Average—That’s 360 Consecutive Months

Ozone Layer Not Recovering Over Populated Areas

‘Sunny Day Flooding’ Worsens At NC Beaches — A Sign Sea Rise Is Decades Too Soon

Severe Heat Wave Roasts Parts of Asia, At Least 7 Countries Break Monthly Records

What Is Going On With India’s Crazy Weather?

NASA: “Despite colder than average temperatures in any one part of the world, temperatures over the planet as a whole continue the rapid warming trend we’ve seen over the last 40 years”

U.S. East Coast Shatters Temperature Records;  Alaska’s North Slope seeing temperatures 45°F above normal

Global Weather Modification Assault Causing Climate Chaos And Environmental Catastrophe

Global Warming Is Accelerating

The Last Decade Was Warmer Than Most of the Last 11,000 years

Earth Is Warming Faster Now Than It Has in 11,000 Years

2017 Was One of the Hottest Years On Record

16 of the 17 Warmest Years On Record Have Occurred Since 2001

Alaska Just Had Its Warmest December On Record

Climate Change Studies Show How Alaska Hangs in Balance

Is the valley seeing evidence of climate change?

U.S. East Coast Shatters Temperature Records / The Arctic’s on a Hot Streak