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Climate change has been blamed for raising the sea level and eroding the shoreline, but the issue is a political firestorm so divisive that most legislative efforts have stalled in Congress.U.S. Sens. Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy, ...
Coal, the former king of American energy, is making a comeback after being left for dead in favor of cleaner-burning natural gas.
For years coal has been losing market share as the American fracking boom created a flood of cheap and ...
On April 9th, 2014, Code REDD and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) presented an historic, first ever event - REDD+ Talks: Colombia in Cartagena. The packed event brought together leader
s from the private, public, and ...
The latest report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) says all countries need to do more to reduce global warming, and we need to do it fast.
The IPCC released its third in a series of comprehensive reports on ...
The latest IPCC climate change report says that averting catastrophe is eminently affordable, reports Damian Carrington. A global roll-out of clean energy would shave only a tiny fraction off economic growth, and bring huge benefits in clean air ...
Catastrophic climate change can be averted without sacrificing living standards, according to a landmark UN report published on Sunday. It concludes the transformation required to a world of clean energy and the ditching of dirty fossil fuels is ...
Justin Trudeau wants to save the oil sands by imposing greenhouse gas-emission limits on the fast-growing sector that is the engine of Alberta's economy.
The Liberal Leader
has just returned from a visit to Fort McMurray, ...
The White House recently released its long-awaited Strategy to Reduce Methane Emission
s. Promised in President Obama's Climate Action Plan last June, the methane strategy is a big step in the right direction.
Methane (CH4) is a powerful ...
The UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has issued its latest sobering report into climate change impacts, adaptation and vulnerability. It maps out in no uncertain terms how warming temperatures will affect food prices, national ...
The EU had little choice in proposing not to outsource more of its emission
cuts abroad to meet a proposed 40% reduction in greenhouse gas output by 2030 because the slow pace of global talks to develop new carbon
markets gave it nothing to buy, ...
About four years after Asia`s first mandatory greenhouse gas emission
s-reduction scheme was launched by the Tokyo Metropolitan Government, businesses in the capital have succeeded in drastically cutting carbon
s without depending ...
The European Union had little choice in proposing not to outsource more of its emission
cuts abroad to meet a 2030 target because the slow pace of global talks to develop new carbon
markets gave it nothing to buy, a senior EU official ...
Nations setting up carbon
markets must standardize their emission
-reduction benchmarks to ensure international efforts to limit global warming stay on track, according to Switzerland’s climate envoy.
At least 30 of 200 countries meeting ...
Aiming at the heart of President Barack Obama's strategy for fighting climate change, the Republican-controlled House voted Thursday to block the administration's plan to limit carbon
pollution from new power plants.
The bill targets ...
The global reach of legislative efforts to tackle climate change will again be highlighted today with the publication of a new report assessing how the UK's climate change policy landscape, and in particular its fourth carbon
budget, compares ...
In the space of 48 hours, Secretary of State John Kerry likened climate change to a weapon of mass destruction, Newt Gingrich called Kerry delusional, Sunday talk shows argued about it and President Barack Obama announced another executive action ...
It is time to tax carbon
. Washington state must apply this simple, fair, and effective solution to the problem of carbon
Some threats call for careful examination, deliberation, and a measured response. “Global warming” once ...
The European Union sees itself leading the world in curbing carbon
s and doing more than any other region to mitigate climate change. But it is also increasing the share of electricity being generated by the most carbon
Asia Pacific Resources International Holdings Ltd (APRIL), Indonesia's second-largest pulp and paper producer, has announced a new environmental policy that aims to stem criticism about its forestry practices, which include large-scale conversion ...
President Barack Obama’s climate change agenda will take a major step forward this year with new rules for curbing carbon
The regulations will help fulfill Obama’s promise in last year’s State of the Union address to act on ...
In a finding that comes as little surprise, the United States and China were found to be among the top seven countries that contributed to global warming in the last century.
The study, carried out by scientists at the University of ...
This map, created by New Scientist, shows the size of the world's countries based on how much their emission
s are contributing to climate change and global warming. You can see that some countries appear larger than they are, and some are ...
If climatologists had their way, we’d be living on a diet of nuts and grains instead of beef and pork. Their reasoning? Livestock and the methane they produce are a major source of greenhouse-gas emission
s around the globe. And now more than ...
Australia smashed its previous annual heat record in 2013, with a summer heatwave and spring hot spell among the outstanding periods of unusual warmth.
The Bureau of Meteorology on Friday confirmed that last year was the hottest ...
Tony Abbott's political opponents have seized on confirmation that 2013 was Australia's hottest year on record, arguing it should compel the prime minister to abandon his plans to scrap the nation's carbon
Labor and the ...