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Devastating extreme weather including recent flooding in England, Australia's hottest year on record and the U.S. being hit by a polar vortex have a "silver lining" of boosting climate change
to the highest level of politics and reminding ...
The Great Barrier Reef will suffer "irreversible' damage by 2030 unless radical action is taken to lower carbon emissions, a stark new report has warned.
Unless temperatures are kept below the internationally agreed limit of 2°C warming ...
Antarctica may be the last place one would expect to find a mathematician, but Ken Golden isn't your average mathematician.
Golden, a mathematician at the University of Utah, is using math to model the melting of the polar ice caps. He ...
BETWEEN 1998 and 2013, the Earth’s surface temperature rose at a rate of 0.04°C a decade, far slower than the 0.18°C increase in the 1990s. Meanwhile, emissions of carbon dioxide (which would be expected to push temperatures up) rose ...
Is it possible to equitably divide the planet’s resources between human and non-human societies? Can we ensure prosperity and rights both to people and to the ecosystems on which they rely?
In the island archipelago of Indonesia, these ...
What does the phrase anthropogenic forcing mean to you? Or a carbon bubble – would you be more likely to find one in your bath or in your pension fund? Is the greenhouse effect a better way to grow tomatoes? And what is the difference between ...
Future global warming could lead to a significant increase in malaria cases in densely populated regions of Africa and South America unless disease monitoring and control efforts are increased, researchers said on Thursday.
In a study of ...
The Least Developed Countries (LDC) group at the UN climate
negotiations represents 49 states especially vulnerable to climate change
Members include Pacific Islands like Tuvalu and Kiribati, smaller Asian states like Nepal and Myanmar, ...
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 ...
Ross Garnaut says Australia’s climate change
debate is like a “Martian beauty contest” where some flaws in the existing carbon tax are on full display but the still-hidden Coalition “direct action” policy “contestant” would certainly be far ...
Millions of people living at higher altitudes in the tropics will be at risk of malaria as a result of rising temperatures and climate change
, according to an analysis of the disease over the past two decades in two mountainous regions in South ...
A team of climate
scientists in the UK has launched an ambitious citizen science
effort to quickly assess the role that manmade global warming may have played in that region's extraordinarily wet winter.
The program, known as the ...
If current trends in global warming continue unmitigated, some of the world's most well-known and historically significant cultural landmarks -- including the Statue of Liberty in New York City, the Tower of London in the United Kingdom, and the ...
Providing water for our still growing human population is reaching crisis levels. Water is vital for agriculture, energy production and industrial processes worldwide. Floods and droughts in Asia, Latin America, Europe and the United States ...
“You can’t link climate change
to specific weather events.” That is the accepted wisdom that has been trotted out repeatedly as the wettest winter in at least 250 years battered England and Wales. But the accepted wisdom is wrong: it is perfectly ...
As one of the country's most popular and iconic poems laments, Australia is a "sunburnt country" of "droughts and flooding rains".
Dorothea Mackellar's My Country endures with its "wide brown land" evoking "flood and fire and famine" and ...
Ilaria Bertini reports on a recent conference in London that sought to uncover the health effects of climate change
Is climate change
bad for your health? This question was discussed at University College London (UCL) on Saturday during ...
comes with never-before-experienced impacts. For example, crop yields and growing seasons will decrease even as changing rain patterns will worsen people’s access to water. Yet Africa’s population is projected to reach 2 billion in ...
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 ...
If global warming has paused, nobody told the thermometer. Although global average temperature rises have not kept pace with greenhouse gas emissions in the last decade, the mercury has been higher than ever for longer than ever over increasingly ...
For centuries, farmers in the fragile ecosystems of the high Andes have looked to the behavior of plants and animals to figure out what crops to grow and when.
If reeds dried up in the late summer, rainless weather lay ahead, they ...
AS HUNDREDS of people in Britain affected by floods seek help and shelter following the wettest winter on record, Caribbean islands hit by severe storms over Christmas are also still struggling to recover.
Although more than 4,000 miles ...
While the public sleeps through an unusually rough winter, the fight against climate change
-- or the fight against excessive regulation, depending on the point of view -- is being waged at the U.S. Supreme Court in a landmark case involving ...
The National Academy of Science
s has teamed up with its U.K. counterpart, the Royal Society, to produce a different kind of climate
-change report. Instead of NAS’s traditional report that is densely packed with erudite commentary aimed at a ...
Most Wisconsin farmers remain skeptical about climate change
, although data show they have already begun adapting to shifts in weather patterns, scientists said at a University of Wisconsin-Madison conference this week.
Farmers, the ...