Mourning the Changes That Surround Us: Readers Speak Out on Climate

Published on Truthout, 20 July 2015.

While no single abnormal weather event can be attributed solely to human-caused climate change, the frequency and intensity of most events can. We asked Truthout readers to share their observations of weather anomalies they are witnessing, and their answers reflect the on-the-ground realities of a rapidly changing planet.

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Sixth Great Mass Extinction Event Begins; 2015 on Pace to Become Hottest Year on Record

Published on Truthout, 29 June 2015.

A recent study shows that the earth has officially entered its sixth great mass extinction event, with humans being both the cause and a species at risk of annihilation. Other climate events and reports released this month show mounting evidence that anthropogenic climate disruption has ramped up, and is progressing in a rapid, nonlinear fashion.

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