A global crisis, state by state

September 19, 2012 | 4:30 pm | , Writer and Editor

What does global warming look like across the United States? Check out these eye-opening photos in the LA Times; Dramatic visual evidence that climate change isn’t just on its way in the future, it’s happening now.

Pine bark beetle infestations in Colorado. Drought in Texas. Disappearing ice in Alaska. Worst yet, there are prominent leaders in all of these states who still deny that climate change is even happening. The next time someone asks you what climate change means, show them these photos to give them an idea.