The Two Degree Difference: Warming winters and changing snowfall trends

(WFFF) — After a warm summer and fall, the first freeze and snowfall came much later than usual. Low temperatures are a must for ample snowfall during the winter season, especially for the winter recreation industry, which contributes billions of dollars to the national economy each year. New York HEAP: Income requirements and how to … Read more

Here’s what the average temperature in your city could be without major emission cuts

(NEXSTAR) – World leaders are in Scotland this month for the 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference (or COP26 for short) discussing how to cope with climate change and what actions need to be taken to avoid the most disastrous scenarios. Projections from the scientists at Climate Central give us an idea of what the future … Read more

What U.S. cities will look like with sea-level rise, according to scientific projections

(NEXSTAR) – The most severe impacts of climate change can feel far-off and far away from home, but a series of dramatic photo renderings released by Climate Central make the prospect of rising sea levels hit startlingly close to home. Albany County COVID update, October 24 Climate Central is an organization of scientists and journalists … Read more

How Arctic warming can trigger cold waves in North America – a new study makes the connection

In February 2021, in the midst of rapidly warming global temperatures, an exceptionally severe cold wave hit large parts of North America, from Canada to Northern Mexico. It left 10 million people without power. The impact was particularly severe in Texas, which alone had more than 125 deaths associated with the event. In the U.S., it was the … Read more

No plans to pipe down for New York climate group

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — There’s a scene near the end of the movie “Dr. Strangelove” where a character named Major Kong sits atop a falling hydrogen bomb, happily hooting and hollering as he hurtles to certain doom.  Albany 3.5 degrees warmer than 1970; Vermont nearly 4 degrees warmer “That’s me,” said Patrick Whitford, 24, who … Read more

Concerning IPCC Climate Report Released

(WUTR/WFXV/WPNY-TV) – The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is the United Nations body for assessing the science related to climate change. Their most recent report details irreversible damage for centuries to millennia regarding changes to the ocean, ice sheets, and global sea level caused by climate change. Of the many alarming statistics, a few … Read more