Climate Change

WILD Stories: Vanishing Nations

WILD Stories: Vanishing Nations

by: The WILD

Island nations in the South Pacific stand at the front lines of the climate crisis.

Tags: Climate Change, climate justice, Global Warming, Kiribati, Malin Fezehai, MOTION Issue, photography, photojournalism, sea level rise, Social Justice, The Wild Magazine, WILD Stories
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The Contrarian Complex

by: Blaine Skrainka

This week the IPCC released an apocalyptish report on how the climate is affecting the Earth's ecosystems, the economy and peoples' livelihoods. We examine the concerted right-wing effort to hide the facts.

Tags: Aaron M. McCright, Alan Robock, American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Legislative Exchange Council, American Meteorological Society, Bill McKibben, Blaine Skrainka, Catholicism, Cato Institute, chris christie, Christianity, Christopher Monckton, Climate Change, Climate Change Denial: Heads in the Sand, climate denial, Climategate, Global Warming, GOP, Green, Heartland Institute, IPCC, James Inhofe, John Cook, John Fasullo, Kevin Trenberth, Marco Rubio, Mitt Romney, NASA, National Academy of Sciences, National Center for Atmospheric Research, NOAA, Obama, Rand Paul, Republicans,, Tea Party, Ted Cruz, Ted Kaczynski, UNICEF, World Bank
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The Face of Power

by: Blaine Skrainka

Youth climate activist Anjali Appadurai studies the power structure behind the climate regime.

Tags: Activism, anjail appadurai, Blaine Skrainka, Climate Change, COP, Global Warming, Politics, The Wild Magazine, UN, UNFCCC, world, Youth Issue
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Not Without a Fight

by: Blaine Skrainka

From the archives: Our conversation with climate advocate Bill McKibben.

Tags:, Bill McKibben, Blaine Skrainka, Climate Change, divestment, Global Warming, Keystone pipeline, Keystone XL, KXL
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Hurricane Sandy Approaches, Brooklyn

by: Nick Cope

Photo by Nick Cope The view from the Green Painting studio above Fairway Market in Red Hook, Brooklyn. The image was taken on October 29th at 8:15AM, just before high tide.

Tags: Brooklyn, Climate Change, extreme weather, Hurricane Sandy, phtography, Picture of the day, Red Hook, The Wild Magazine
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Rice Paddy Hill, Nepal

by: Blaine Skrainka

(Prakash Mathema/Agence France-Presse/Getty Image) A Nepalese farmer treks through a rice paddy field outside of Katmandu. The economy of Nepal is heavily reliant on agriculture, which accounts for about one-third of GDP. Nearly half the […]

Tags: Blaine Skrainka, Climate Change, Floods, Global Warming, International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, Katmandu, natural disasters, Nepal, photography, Picture of the day, The Wild Magazine


by: Diana Cenat

A recently released case study from Friends of the Earth International, the world’s leading grassroots environmental organization, has exposed energy giant Sasol as having done much to undermine the recent climate talks in South Africa. […]

Tags: Climate Change, Climate Talks, Diana Cenat, Durban, Environment, Friends of the Earth International, Global Warming, International Emissions Trading Association, Negotiating The Future, Politics, Sasol, South Africa, The Wild Magazine, UN, world
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Less than 48 hours before the UN talks on climate change end.

by: Garance Wilkens

The UN treaty on climate change — our best hope for action — expires next year. But a greedy US-led coalition of oil-captured countries is trying to kill it forever. It’s staggeringly difficult to believe: […]

Tags: Avaaz, Brazil, China, Climate Change, Garance Wilkens, The EU, The Wild Magazine, UN

A Political Climate

by: Blaine Skrainka

Timely solutions to the climate change crisis at times appear overwhelmingly difficult given our modern political arena and public discourse. Steady streams of misinformation have provided fodder for deniers to reinforce their entrenched views on […]

Tags: A Political Climate, ALEC, Blaine Skrainka, Carbon Emissions, Climate Change, Conservatives, Environment, Global Warming, Hydrologic Cycle, John Boehner, Michigan State, Mitt Romney, Oklahoma State, Politics, Republican Party, Rick Perry, Sarah Palin, Tea Party, The Economist, The Wild Magazine, world, Yale


by: Blaine Skrainka

As attention in recent years has shifted towards economic recovery, special interest groups from multinational energy corporations have worked quietly yet tirelessly to distort the climate change debate. Despite being the largest energy consumers and […]

Tags: 24 Hours of Reality, Al Gore, Blaine Skrainka, Choose Reality, Climate Change, Environment, Global Warming, New York City, The Wild Magazine, world


by: Blaine Skrainka is compiling a petition to voice concern over the response to the crisis in Somalia. Currently, a geopolitical quagmire hangs over the heads of Western leaders. © Brendan Bannon/MSF “More than 2000 people are […]

Tags:, Blaine Skrainka, Climate Change, Drought, Environment, Support Somalia, The Horn of Africa, The Wild Magazine, world


by: Blaine Skrainka

Last week, Bloomberg News exposed one of the worst aspects of our supposed democracy. The American Legislative Exchange Council, or ALEC, is a Washington-based policy organization that goes beyond lobbying. Rather, representatives from corporations including […]

Tags: ALEC, Blaine Skrainka, Bloomberg News, BP, Climate Change, Corporate Lobbying, Democracy, Energy Policy, Environment, Exxon, Global Warming, Koch, Politics, Republicans, The Wild Magazine, world
Drought in Somalia


by: Blaine Skrainka

The Horn of Africa on the continent’s east coast is experiencing the worst drought in more than 60 years.  Climate scientists believe that the extreme weather patterns are a direct result of human carbon emissions. […]

Tags: Africa, Blaine Skrainka, Climate Change, Daphne Wysham, Djibouti, Drought, Environment, Ethiopia, Famine, Horn of Africa, Kenya, Piracy, Somalia, The Epicenter of Climate Change, The Wild Magazine, world
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by: The WILD

We in North America have been griping about (or in some cases celebrating) the effects of climate change since the notion came into popular consciousness several years ago. An inconvenient onslaught of snowstorms, a flurry […]

Tags: Africa, Climate Change, Drought, Elizabeth Zephyrine McDonough, Kenya, Kyoto Protocol, Maasai, Tanzania, world, Zeno Goldsmith
Air Pollution


by: Blaine Skrainka

Despite dire warnings from climate scientists and a call to action from a vast majority of US citizens, Republican officials remain intent on ignoring the environmental crisis. A serious discussion on a progressive energy plan […]

Tags: Blaine Skrainka, Clean Air Act, Climate Change, Congress, Economy, Environmental Distractions, EPA, Greenhouse Gases, Media, Media Matters, Pollution, Supreme Court, The Economist, The New York Times, The Wild Magazine