Learn more about climate change at the Union of Concerned Scientists where...
* Brenda Ekwurzel writes on how water resources are affected by climate change, including drought and flooding.
* Robert Mera illuminates the report’s findings on extreme heat in the Western U.S.
* Jeff Deyette shares an Earth Day idea: Finding and sealing up air leaks in and around your home.
* Rachel Cleetus reviews opportunities for cutting emissions in the power sectors, as well as the dangers of over-relying on natural gas.
Two interesting articles from Orion:
* How to Be a Climate Hero by Audrey Schulman
* Forget Shorter Showers by Derrick Jensen
And one from Smithsonian magazine:
* As global warming makes sizzling temperatures more common, will human beings be able to keep their cool? New research suggests not by Jerry Adler