Michael Mann

Jennifer Lawrence attends the world premiere of "Don't Look Up" at Jazz at Lincoln Center on Sunday, Dec. 5, 2021, in New York.

‘Don’t Look Up’ exposes the absurdity — and consequences — of climate change denial

Climate Change

“Don’t Look Up,” Adam McKay’s latest feature film, uses humor and the metaphor of an impending, Earth-obliterating comet to satirize the ideological denial of climate change.

Buildings burn as the Dixie Fire tears through the Greenville community of Plumas County, Calif., on Wednesday, Aug. 4, 2021.

Climate change is driving extreme weather events around the world in 2021

Climate Change
Satellite mapping image of Hurricane Michael making landfall in Florida

Warming ocean waters turned Hurricane Michael into a superstorm

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Bomb cyclone

Climate change will accelerate extreme weather events in the coming years

GOES-16 three hurricanes

Humanity has entered a global warming minefield, climate scientists say

"So much rain has fallen," the National Weather Service tweeted about Harvey on Monday, "we've had to update the color charts on our graphics in order to effectively map it."

Harvey may have caught Texas by surprise, but other places have been getting ready for more extreme weather


Climate change is bringing more extreme weather to just about every corner of the globe. Some places are getting ready, some aren’t. And the difference isn’t just about money.

The Polar jet stream carries weather systems around the northern hemisphere. It's powered by the temperature differential between the Arctic and areas farther south, but new research finds that it's being disrupted as rapid warming in the Arctic reduces t

Here’s a new climate change reality that Trump’s new policies ignore

Global Politics

As President Trump turns US government policy away from the realities of climate change, a new scientific study confirms a link between climate pollution and dangerously extreme weather. The irony of the timing is not lost on the study’s lead author.

Glaciers around the world are retreating as the climate warms. NASA tracked a retreat of 3 kilometers (2 miles) of Argentina's Upsala glacier, in Patagonia, between 2001 and 2013. A new anaysis of global temperature data from the Japan Meteorological Agen

Winter may be knocking on your window, but 2014 was the warmest on record


A finding that 2014 beat out 1998 as the earth’s warmest year on record should put an end to speculation that global warming has stopped. And the record hot temperatures came without the usual assist from El Niño.