Latest from Andrew Freedman

Europe will see its third major heat event this year, with temperatures 15 to 20 degrees above normal.

  • Aug 22, 2019

Fires in the Amazon rainforest show up clearly and ominously in satellite imagery, showing the increased deforestation trends that are putting the planet's carbon savings account and bastion of biodiversity at risk.

  • Aug 22, 2019

Amazon wildfires have spiked, sparking fears of land grabs for agriculture and the release of greenhouse gases that will accelerate global warming.

  • Aug 22, 2019

A swiftly moving wildfire sent flames shooting 160 feet into the air on Gran Canaria island, sending people fleeing for safer ground.

  • Aug 20, 2019

The U.S. doesn't own Greenland (yet), but it already holds the key to our long-term fate.

  • Aug 19, 2019

A new study finds that climate change could have hugely negative economic consequences for nearly all countries, unless greenhouse gas emissions are quickly and significantly curtailed.

  • Aug 19, 2019

Alaska has seen its warmest summer on record, and every aspect of the state's environment is impacted, from the southeastern temperate forests to the ecosystems of the Bering Sea.

  • Aug 16, 2019

A few severe thunderstorms will move across the area through early evening.

  • Aug 15, 2019

July brought extreme heat to Europe, and massive wildfires to the Arctic, including Alaska, Siberia and even Greenland, as well as a record and sudden melt event to the Greenland Ice Sheet.

  • Aug 15, 2019

A new study on melting glaciers and ice caps has received quite a bit of press attention, some of it rather confusing. While the paper (technically a letter) published in the journal Nature, concluded that glaciers and ice caps worldwide lost about 4.3 trillion tons of mass between 2003-2010 - enough to cover the entire United States with water 1.5 feet deep - there were some regions where glaciers and ice caps did not lose nearly as much ice as previously thought.

  • Feb 13, 2012
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