Stories by Brian Kahn

Brian Kahn is a Senior Science Writer at Climate Central. He previously worked at the International Research Institute for Climate and Society and partnered with climate.gov to produce multimedia stories, manage social media campaigns and develop version 2.0 of climate.gov. His writing has appeared in the Wall Street Journal, Grist, the Daily Kos, Justmeans and the Yale Forum on Climate Change in the Media. subscribe to Brian Kahn's feed

Posted on: Feb 16, 2017, Source: Climate Central

Massive topographical changes are happening in a rapidly warming world.

Posted on: Dec 30, 2016, Source: Climate Central

2016 was a year where planetary peril and human hope stood out in stark contrast.

Posted on: Nov 30, 2016, Source: Climate Central

It’s unclear if the Southeast will become wetter or drier due to climate change—and that will have a big influence on future wildfire activity.

Posted on: Oct 31, 2016, Source: Climate Central

A protected Antarctic marine reserve twice the size of Texas is a massive win for wildlife, climate and the environment.

Posted on: Oct 25, 2016, Source: Climate Central

Climate change means Sandy-level flooding could could occur once every 23 years—as opposed to once every 400.

Posted on: Sep 27, 2016, Source: Climate Central

"Climate change has contributed to the emergence of civil war, refugee flows and other elements of instability."

Posted on: Sep 23, 2016, Source: Climate Central

This year’s sea ice extent has bottomed out as the second lowest on record, continuing a troubling trend.

Posted on: Sep 6, 2016, Source: Climate Central

Together, they show unequivocally how much our planet has warmed over the past three decades.

Posted on: Aug 11, 2016, Source: Climate Central

Of the park’s 150 glaciers that existed in the late 1800s, only 25 of them remain today.

Posted on: Jul 1, 2016, Source: Climate Central

The U.S. Park Service faces a huge climate threat and an an uncertain future.

Posted on: Jun 17, 2016, Source: Climate Central

Earth's most remote continent has officially caught up to the rest of the planet. That spells disaster for us all.

Posted on: Jun 6, 2016, Source: Climate Central

If you think the heat is on in our current climate, you ain’t seen nothing yet.

Posted on: Feb 18, 2016, Source: Climate Central

Warmer winters in the U.S. are becoming the rule, not the exception.

Posted on: Jan 1, 2016, Source: Climate Central

The planet is warming, ice is melting and oceans are acidifying. But there are reasons for hope.

Posted on: Dec 31, 2015, Source: Climate Central

2015 will go down as the hottest year on record.

Posted on: Jul 10, 2015, Source: Climate Central

Climate change will radically reshape the world's coastlines and affect millions of people.