Pigs face frostbite and hypothermia in transport during Toronto's extreme cold weather
Until the meteorologists get real and throw out their obsolete models, they’ll keep predicting nonsense.
As one sweltering day melted into another this month, it occurred to me that perhaps climate change is a hoax. How else to explain the way the media all but ignore the subject of climate change?
Evidence supporting the existence of climate change is pummelling the United States this summer, from the mountain wildfires of Colorado to the recent "derecho" storm that left at least 23 dead.
The Pentagon knows it. The world's largest insurers know it. Now, governments may be overthrown because of it. It is climate change, and it is real.
The United Nations' annual climate summit descended on Durban, South Africa, this week, but not in time to prevent the tragic death of Qodeni Ximba.
American politics reached a bizarre point: in order to justify their existence, government leaders decided to do something about what we have always agreed you can't do anything about: the weather.
Actions that lead to mass deaths and displacements, either directly due to a weather event or indirectly from impacts on land and livelihoods, beg for some accountability.
Will the U.S., the world's historically largest polluter, heed the warnings of environmental Paul Reveres, or will the troubled sky, as Longfellow wrote, increasingly reveal the grief it feels?
The devastation is astounding in a place where the once-cold waters of the North Atlantic used to break up hurricanes into post-tropical depressions by the time they made landfall.