Chris Mooney

Chris Mooney is a science and political journalist, podcaster, and the host of Climate Desk Live. He is the author of four books, including the New York Times bestselling The Republican War on Science

Another Hurricane, Another Scary New Record

For the first time on record, the eastern Pacific basin has now had two Category 4 hurricanes before July.

Will 2014 Be the Hottest Year on Record?

The El Niño weather phenomenon, which has a high likelihood of developing by this summer, will drive up global temperatures. 

Hurricane Amanda Just Set an Ominous New Record

The first eastern Pacific hurricane of 2014 set a new intensity record. Here's why we could see even stronger storms before the year is over.

Will Global Warming Produce More Tornadoes?

In the wake of a devastating series of twister strikes, here's what the latest science has to say.

While You Were Watching 'Game of Thrones,' Neil deGrasse Tyson Shared His Solution to Global Warming

This week's Cosmos explained how plants produce clean energy, and how our inferior energy technologies produce climate change.

How British Columbia Enacted the Most Effective Carbon Tax in North America

Just before the 2008 economic collapse, the Canadian province passed this new policy. It's a case study in smart climate policy.

Are Hurricanes Getting Stronger?

Science may finally be approaching an answer.

A Decade of Monster Hurricanes

Dramatic images of seven record-setting hurricanes from the last decade.

Turns Out the CIA Really Is Trying to Control the Weather

Conspiracy theorists, rejoice! The Agency backed a $630,000 scientific study on controlling global climate.

Look Out Coastal Cities: Greenland Is Melting, Fast

The summer melt in 2012 alone added a millimeter to the global sea level.

There's No Question: Climate Change Made Superstorm Sandy Worse

Here's the logic: Sandy threw the ocean at the land, and because of global warming, there were about eight inches more ocean to throw.