October 2, 2012 Commentator Adam Frank argues that the bottom line on climate change is going to be our own economic bottom line. He says the economy will be the first place we are forced to really wake up to the true impact of climate change on our way of life.
September 26, 2012 Two new Republican groups are bucking their party's widespread rejection of climate science. They're targeting young people, warning of the national security risks of fossil fuel dependence, and touting free market ideas to deal with global warming.
September 11, 2012 Warming temperatures are forcing Oregon winemakers to rethink Pinot Noir, a picky but popular grape. But there is another problem with climate change — what if it gets colder instead of warmer?
September 6, 2012 As climate change brings more drought and flooding, food prices are expected to keep spiking. Such spikes affect the poor the most, but especially the poor in Africa and the Middle East, says a new Oxfam report.
August 8, 2012 There's never been a hotter month in records going back to 1895. The average temperature across the lower 48 states was 77.6 degrees.
August 7, 2012 The Curiosity rover on Mars shows that, perhaps, we are ready to solve our problems. It shows us that we can face impossible challenges and find real, lasting solutions.
August 1, 2012 A New York Times op-ed expressing the reversal of a climate-change skeptic has set the blogosphere on fire. Can we settle this issue for once and for all? Or is such expectation against how science works?
July 25, 2012 Satellite images show that from July 8 to July 12, nearly all of the ice sheet covering Greenland had experienced some melting. According to NASA, it's the biggest summer melt in more than 30 years.
July 18, 2012 The same glacier "calved" another huge iceberg in 2010. Greenland is changing quickly, experts warn. Melting there will put more upward pressure on sea levels.
July 17, 2012 The basic principles of climate science have been mature for a while.
July 11, 2012 About 95 percent of life on Earth disappeared 252 million years ago. The causes seem to be surprisingly close to what is happening now due to climate change.
April 18, 2012 Are humans warming the Earth? An enlightening debate touches on most of the issues of one of the central questions of our time
April 17, 2012 When do we agree that a science's results are trustworthy? The answer can't be "never."
March 29, 2012 On a recent flight, commentator Adam Frank sat next to a man who wanted to talk about the "controversy" surrounding climate science. Frank and his new friend spent the rest of their time together in a friendly give-and-take over the realities of the science and politics of global warming.