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There are no oil rigs visible from Aberdeen itself, but evidence of the foundations of Europe’s oil capital is easy to see: plaques for the head offices of major fossil fuel companies, helicopters ferrying workers to and from offshore platforms, ...
There will be prayer vigils and pilgrimages, policy briefings and seminars, and sermons in parishes from the U.S. to the Philippines.When Pope Francis releases his much-anticipated teaching document on the environment and climate change
When the Rev. Gary Padgett plans to speak on the politically charged issue of climate change
to a Catholic congregation, he undertakes a delicate process.He said he avoids "talking points," keeps language ambiguous and tries to show how ...
It's Memorial Day, and the forecast is for renewed mocking and derision regarding man-made climate change
from the know-nothing, science
-averse wing of the Republican Party. President Barack Obama's warning - issued during his commencement ...
What is it with Florida Republicans and global warming?
The state that has the most at stake in the near future from global warming-related sea level rise -- with at least $145 billion in property value precariously lying less than 3 ...
A new study has recorded a sudden and rapid thinning of once-stable glaciers along the southern Antarctic Peninsula, demonstrating that significant change
s in glacier mass can occur surprisingly quickly as ocean and air temperatures ...
THE FIRST SIGNS Antarctic glaciers have reached some kind of melting 'tipping point' have been noticed by scientists from Europe.
The group of eight scientists, led by Dr Bert Wouters from the University of Bristol used sophisticated ...
The agriculture industry in California is in the midst of its worst drought in decades and that may inadvertently be having a positive impact on Oregon. It's caused some growers to look north. One Oregon crop that is being affected is hazelnuts, ...
Item: In a recent blog post at the New Yorker magazine, staff writer Dana Goodyear surveys the current drought impacting California and writes: “It’s hard to escape the feeling we are living a cli-fi novel’s Chapter One.”Item: Edward L. ...
US Congress periodically holds hearings on issues related to climate change
. Because the subject has become a partisan one in America, they generally follow a predictable pattern – Democrats invite science
and policy expert witnesses who agree ...
For a long time, we’ve been having a pretty confused discussion about the relationship between religious beliefs and the rejection of science
-- and especially its two most prominent U.S. incarnations, evolution denial and climate change
President Barack Obama has argued for action on climate change
as a matter of health, environmental protection and international obligation. On Wednesday, he added national security.
Those who deny global warming are putting at risk the ...
is changing but the contribution of humans toward it is not yet clear, Jeb Bush, the former governor of Florida and likely 2016 Republican presidential candidate, said on Wednesday. Bush’s comments, made during a house party in ...
Jeb Bush hit back against President Obama's claim that climate change
runs an immediate risk, saying Wednesday that while it shouldn't be ignored, it's still not "the highest priority."
As he has before, Bush acknowledged "the climate
Republican Jeb Bush said on Wednesday that the Earth's climate
is changing but that scientific research does not clearly show how much of the change
is due to humans and how much is from natural causes.
Bush delved into climate
President Obama used a commencement address on Wednesday at the Coast Guard Academy to cast his push for urgent action to combat climate change
as a national security imperative, saying that the warming of the planet poses an “immediate risk” to ...
President Barack Obama had a strong message for graduates of the Coast Guard Academy in Connecticut on Wednesday, and all the rest of us too: Global warming is a major security threat.
During a commencement address at the academy, he ...
Professor Edward Hanna and PhD student Richard Hall, from the University of Sheffield's Department of Geography, are part of a select group of international climate
scientists investigating links between Arctic climate change
and extreme weather ...
François Hollande, president of France, has called for a “miracle” to happen later this year at a crunch climate change
conference in Paris, saying this would be needed for a compromise to be reached on the future of limiting greenhouse gases ...
Bouncing his knees like a drummer pounding on a bass pedal, adjusting his tie and shifting his weight in front of the multinational crowd, James Stotts was the most visibly anxious speaker. A lifelong Alaskan born and raised in Barrow--an outpost ...
President Barack Obama will use his commencement address at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy on Wednesday to label climate change
as a threat to military readiness and infrastructure, not merely an environmental danger.
The move comes as the ...
As global warming progresses, look for increasing expanses of majestic forests worldwide to become short and scrubby.
That is the implication of a new study that applies a well-established principle of fluid flow to the inner workings of ...
School districts in California—and perhaps nationwide—will soon feel increased pressure from parents to teach climate science
in their classrooms.The California State Parent Teacher Association, which represents nearly 1 million parents ...
President Barack Obama delivered a somber lecture on the science
of climate change
to the graduates of the United States Coast Guard Academy on Wednesday as argued that global warning poses a threat to national security.
Obama's call to ...
Back in 1999, I made an upsetting discovery. By comparing the temperature tolerance of reef-building corals with the projected effects of rising carbon dioxide levels, I found that the oceans would soon grow too warm for corals to bear, meaning ...