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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 ...
On 10 May 2013, the concentration of climate-warming carbon
dioxide in the atmosphere passed the milestone level of 400 parts per million for the first time in human history. The last time so much greenhouse gas was in the air was several million ...
Stanford senior fellow Jon Krosnick and his colleagues performed a poll-data analysis that turned up a surprising result: the end of the Blue State-Red State divide over climate change. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
Energy investors and ...
Current pledges for greenhouse gas emission
reductions are inadequate and will further increase the challenge to reach internationally agreed climate targets, according to new research from a global consortium of 13 international research teams ...
Germany-based clearing house European Commodity Clearing (ECC) will allow EU emission
permits to be used as collateral for margin payments from December 2, it said, in a move that could boost liquidity on its partner exchange, ...
Chapter Nine: Race to the FinishThe TeamIn a high-rise a few blocks from City Hall, about 30 people gathered on Jan. 2, 2013 to begin creating the plan that would help New Yorkers rebuild homes and businesses damaged by Superstorm ...
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today called on government leader
s to prioritize the environment in domestic politics and contribute to climate financing as a way of moving towards a new global climate change agreement by 2015.
It might have been Robert Lewandowski, or any other high-profile footballer. But the shy, bespectacled young man blinking in the spotlights and surrounded by 100 TV cameras, journalists and gawpers in the bowels of Poland's national football ...
A few weeks after it finishes hosting United Nations talks on limiting fossil-fuel emission
s, Poland may decide to double the size of one of its biggest coal-burning power plants.
Prime Minister Donald Tusk in June revived a $3.8 billion ...
EMMA ALBERICI, PRESENTER: Yvo de Boer was the executive secretary of the UN's Framework Convention on Climate Change from 2006 to 2010. He was famously reduced to tears in Bali in 2007 when talks for a global agreement ...
The timing is tragically ironic. As Super Typhoon Haiyan -- one of the strongest storms ever recorded -- smashes into the Philippines, sending millions fleeing for safety, negotiators from around the world are beginning to arrive in Warsaw, ...
LONDON -- Prime Minister David Cameron once dog-sledded across a shrinking Norwegian glacier to showcase his concern for global warming. Now, environmentalists say, his pledge to lead a new era of the "Green Conservative' is in danger of melting ...
Is nature trying to tell Tony Abbott something? No sooner had the new Australian Prime Minister started to dismantle the last government's policies for reducing carbon emission
s, than wildfires swept across New South Wales, reigniting – as it ...
The developed countries have committed to cut greenhouse gas emission
s by a paltry three per cent from 2011 to 2020, according to a new data analysis by the U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).It is less than a third of ...