Audubon MagazineSeptember-October 2014

Behind the Science

A Storm Gathers for North American Birds

Audubon’s new study reveals the devastation global warming will likely bring down on birds―and identifies the habitat strongholds they’ll need to hang on.
Big Picture

12 Views of a Warming World

Photographers capture a dozen scenes of a changing planet.
Voices from Common Ground

Who's Worried About Global Warming?

April 21, 2015 — Five unexpected agitators on climate explain why they're speaking out.
The Challenge

It's Time To Act

By David Yarnold
January 26, 2015 — Nearly half of our birds are at risk of extinction this century. That doesn't have to happen.

Rethinking How We Think About Climate Change

By Elizabeth Kolbert
January 26, 2015 — Beyond politics and paralysis lies a way forward—to action.
The Elements: Air

How We Ran Out of Air Time

January 26, 2015 — It’s time to be honest with ourselves: Our relationship with the atmosphere is a two-way street.
The Elements: Land

Why U.S. Forests Are Fueling Europe

By T. Edward Nickens
January 26, 2015 — Growing demand for wood pellets abroad hurts bird habitat at home.
The Elements: Sea

How Climate Change is Sinking Seabirds

By Carl Safina
January 26, 2015 — In warming oceans, seabirds’ food chains are headed straight to the bottom.
Birds & Climate Change Report

A Flight Plan for Birds in a Warming World

By Alisa Opar
January 26, 2015 — Audubon's chief scientist is plotting a future for birds. Here's how they could survive.
Behind the Science

Why We Need Climate Models

By Terry L. Root
January 26, 2015 — Computer models, while imperfect, may be the best shot we have for learning what climate change will bring.
Climate Solutions

9 New Ideas to Cut Carbon Emissions

By Raillan Brooks
January 26, 2015 — These solutions could stem emissions from food, fuel, and beyond.
Letter from Florida

Keeping a Rising Sea at Bay

By Justin Nobel
January 26, 2015 — From Miami to Key West, climate change is now in southeastern Florida.
Field Notes

Penguins and Polar Bears Hang on at the Poles

By Noah Strycker
January 26, 2015 — With our climate becoming ever more off-kilter, a naturalist takes stock of the ends of the earth.

Riding Growth to a Climate Solution

January 26, 2015 — Economic growth may be less of an enemy to climate action than we thought.

The Power of Small Steps

January 26, 2015 — The U.S. could still make it to Kyoto—we're already partway there.

Follow the Money to Zero-Emissions Energy

January 26, 2015 — Solar and wind energy are already feasible options.
Illustrated Aviary

Reimagining the Burrowing Owl

January 26, 2015 — Artist Josh Brill takes a fresh look at a fading species.

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