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Imagine the trouble that would ensue if China resorted to desperate measures to cool its climate
but the result was that the Indian Monsoon suddenly failed.
Or that India tried to head off a rise in temperatures only to find that ...
Unless you’ve been living in a hole in the ground or in a galaxy far, far away you won’t have missed media revelations about government security services snooping on our every communication.
Personal phone calls and e-mails are among the ...
An international deal on global warming must have legally binding targets, Europe will argue at a UN climate
summit in Peru next week.
The Lima conference is intended to deliver the first draft of an accord to cut carbon emissions and ...
The global mood on climate change
is shifting, but there’s little sign that the proposed 2015 agreement will be enough to avert dangerous levels of warming.
Envoys from over 190 countries meet in Lima, Peru next week to continue work on ...
Beginning on December 1, representatives from nearly 200 countries will meet in Lima, Peru, to forge progress on global climate
-change policy, an effort that could well determine the success of future negotiations on critical climate change
Christchurch has flooded several times in the last year. A report suggests it is likely to become more frequent.
The Government's "100 per cent Pure" tourism campaign is hypocritical as it does little to curb greenhouse gas discharges, ...
Even the High Arctic won’t remain a haven for polar bears if the Earth continues to warm at the current pace, says an alarming new study.
Published in PLOS One, an online science
journal on Wednesday, the study warns that all regions of ...
The storms that buried the Buffalo, New York, area in more than 7 feet (2.1 meters) of snow this week shattered records and shocked residents -- even in a region accustomed to dealing with heavy snow. The storms are certain to provide new fodder ...
With the threat neonicotinoid use poses to honeybees gaining international attention, researchers are now focused on finding other factors that are contributing to a worrying decline in bees across the globe. Climate change
, they say, is ...
Now this is something to be thankful for: The air you breathe will soon be a little cleaner.
Federal officials love to bury controversial news by releasing it around a holiday. Cue today`s announcement from the EPA that it is proposing ...
Geoengineering, which includes spraying sea salt or sulphate aerosols into the atmosphere to reflect sunlight, won’t provide a “magic bullet” to combat climate change
, a University of Oxford study shows.
It’s too soon to judge the costs ...
Decades of strip mining have left this town in the heart of India's coal fields a fiery moonscape, with mountains of black slag, sulfurous air and sickened residents.
But rather than reclaim these hills or rethink their exploitation, the ...
Governor Andrew Cuomo frequently sounds the alarm about the “new normal” of extreme weather. He's talked about it in the aftermath of Hurricanes Sandy, Irene and Lee as he toured flooded villages and destroyed homes and roads, and during last ...
Schemes to tackle climate change
could prove disastrous for billions of people, but might be required for the good of the planet, scientists say.
That is the conclusion of a new set of studies into what's become known as ...
South Carolina Senator Lindsey Graham, a Republican once perceived as a moderate who favored bipartisan lawmaking back when that was still a thing in the GOP, has been talking recently about how his party needs a real climate change
policy. And ...
Migration and feeding is difficult for local reindeer during a critical time of year, as their vegetation food source became encapsulated in ice.
In the winter of 2012, the Svalbard archipelago was hit with an extreme weather event of ...
Think that people in upstate New York will more strongly believe climate change
is upon us after an early November blizzard dumped 7 feet of snow, which then was turned to slush by spring-like temperatures? Think again.
Freaky seasons ...
Australia’s foreign minister Julie Bishop should apologise for claiming the Great Barrier Reef is “not in danger” from climate change
, according to enough scientific evidence to form a small coral atoll.
Sorry. Too glib?
While 62 percent of Americans say that they believe climate change
is a factor driving recent natural disasters and extreme weather—probably a higher percentage than in Congress—49 percent also believe they are caused by “Biblical end times,” ...
Scientists and science
journalists like to say that one of the best ways to tell that climate change
is real is to take a look at the change
s we can already see: This year is on track to be the hottest ever recorded, and glaciers, corn, and even ...
College and university endowments have roughly $22 billion, or 5% of their assets, invested in energy and natural resources, according to the National Association of College and University Business Officers.
Traditional fossil-fuel ...
One cold October day in 1968, I climbed out of a warm creek on the Yellowstone Plateau and came face to face with a huge grizzly. I froze, not knowing what to do. Since I was naked, my options were limited. I slowly turned my head and looked off ...
Small volcanic eruptions over the years may actually helped slow climate change
. That's at least according to a new study which details how minor eruptions between 200 and 2013 may have directly cooled the average global temperature.
Next December, 196 nations will meet in Paris to agree a course of action to respond to climate change
. They will do so under the auspices of the UN framework convention on climate change
. This is an international treaty negotiated at the Earth ...
Hundreds of government-funded boreholes are set to be drilled across Britain to try to persuade the public that a looming shale gas boom can be developed safely, the Observer has learned. Sensors in the boreholes would detect possible water ...