Heat, hurricanes and climate change spell a summer of disaster

Heat, hurricanes and climate change spell a summer of disaster

The US is in store for another summer of extreme heat, hurricanes, droughts and wildfires — threats that are all escalating because of climate change. The big picture: Parts of the Arctic are already burning. So are parts of New Mexico. After two years of especially devastating summer disasters, experts say the potential for catastrophe … Read more

Climate change: Food systems are key to our collective survival

Climate change: Food systems are key to our collective survival

The recent UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report was not only the bleakest warning to date of the inevitable and catastrophic impact of climate change, but it was also the clearest recognition that “food systems” are key to our collective survival. With some 240 mentions throughout the report, the world’s top climate scientists … Read more