The United Nations' World Meteorological Organization confirms reports that 2016 was the hottest year on record and predicts more bad news for 2017.
Corporations should not be a part of climate negotiations at the upcoming United Nations talks in Paris. They are part of the problem, not the solution.
Melting ice caps are the canaries in the coal mines for the probable and impending global climate catastrophe. Arctic ice sheets endured record-breaking melt this summer with the annual thaw of the region’s floating ice reaching the lowest level since satellite monitoring began more than 30 years ago.
OK, panic. According to the L.A. Times: "The massive glaciers are deteriorating twice as fast as they were five years ago. If the ice thaws entirely, sea level would rise 21 feet." Some experts think the melting is occurring in ways that computer models had not predicted.