warming

GLOBAL WARMING

2017 Was the Warmest Year for the Ocean on Record

According to a new study, human activity has caused our global ocean to warm to levels never seen on record.
Caroline Haskins
1.10.19
mexico

Behind Patricia: How Climate Change Is Fueling the Strongest Storm Ever Recorded

“It is an indicator of what the future looks like.”
Brian Merchant
10.23.15
climate change

The Near-Term Extinction Movement Is Embracing the End Times

Meet the movement that's preaching peace and compassion in the face of inevitable apocalypse.
Aaron Miguel Cantú
10.1.15
Hell or Salt Water

By 2100, Earth Will Have an Entirely Different Ocean

A complete guide to the hotter, higher, trashier, fish-free oceans of the near future.
Brian Merchant
8.13.15
Health

The Heat Wave Wave

This year has seen some of the hottest days and deadliest heat waves on record—welcome to the new normal.
Brian Merchant
7.2.15
climate change

There Hasn’t Been This Much Carbon in the Atmosphere for Millions of Years

So what did the climate look like back then?
Brian Merchant
5.7.15
Motherboard Blog

The Ghost of Climate Future Is Turning Our "White Christmas" Into a Myth

Hope everyone likes their winters warm and slushy, because in about 50 years, the entire eastern seaboard is going to be covered in the world's worst weather phenomenon: wintery mix.
Brian Merchant
12.12.12
Motherboard Blog

Our Atmosphere Isn't Just Warming Up, It's Acidifying

Ice cores from Greenland reveal "increased atmospheric acidity." Fun.
Brian Merchant
12.7.12
Motherboard Blog

Global Warming is Turning Lobsters into Cannibals

And we've got the videos to prove it. Plus, other assorted lobster carnage porn.
Brian Merchant
12.3.12
Motherboard Blog

We Just Dumped 38.2 Billion Pounds of CO2 Into the Atmosphere

And other fun ways to conceptualize our record-breaking year of pollution-spewing.
Brian Merchant
12.3.12
Motherboard Blog

Carbon Levels Just Hit a Record High and Humans Want 1,000 More Coal Plants

The grim climate change news is falling down around us like bloggy acid rain, so let’s try to get a grip here and put the three latest and ugliest jigsaw pieces together.
Brian Merchant
11.20.12
Motherboard Blog

Climate Change Will Obliterate the Global Economy and Doom the Poor. Twitter Reax

The World Bank has released a new report examining the very-likelihood that the world will be 4˚C warmer by century’s end, and the headline of this post sums up its conclusion. Jim Yong Kim, the World Bank’s president, says he hopes the results “shock...
Brian Merchant
11.20.12
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