Climate

Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
Rapid melting of Antarctic ice could push sea levels up 10 feet worldwide within two centuries, "recurving" heavily populated coastlines and essentially reshaping the world, the Associated Press reported Friday. Parts of Antarctica are thawing so quickly, the continent has become "ground zero of global climate change without a doubt," Harvard...
Sarah Lazare, staff writer
Yamal crater near Bovanenkovo, spotted in 2014 by helicopter pilots. (Marya Zulinova/Yamal regional government's press service/public domain)
Numerous newly discovered massive craters across Siberia—believed to have been...
Jon Queally, staff writer
Environmentalists and climate action groups are slamming the European...

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CPAC, the annual cabal of wingnuttery that is the Conservative Political Action Conference, is back! It had Ben Carson and Scott Walker and Ted Cruz promising "patriots" will "reignite the miracle of America" with a new Reagan coalition! The best part: a hashtag inviting regular folks to ask questions that went instantly, horribly, gleefully awry. Samples: "Does life begin at conception for corporations?" and "Should minorities be required to hum a Kenny G song in order to vote?"