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Tony Abbott doesn’t take climate science
seriously and the repeal of the carbon price is “reckless” and “deeply shaming”, according to a former UK Conservative party environment minister.
Lord Deben, who served in Margaret Thatcher’s ...
The 48 least developed countries (LDCs), described as the poorest of the world`s poor, want to be an integral part of the U.N.`s post-2015 development agenda currently under discussion.
An Open-ended Working Group (OWG), which will ...
Governments around the world are failing in their commitments to address climate change
, a group of international science
institutions warn in a new report, saying the window to prevent catastrophic warming will soon close.
"The world is ...
The United Nations was presented with a roadmap to avoid a climate
catastrophe on Tuesday, prescribing specific actions for the world’s biggest economies to keep warming below 2C.
In a report prepared for the secretary general, Ban ...
EMMA ALBERICI, PRESENTER: The politics of climate
action is well understood in Australia, with the Coalition intent on scrapping the carbon tax and Labor and the Greens suggesting this is evidence that the Abbott Government isn't committed to ...
An 'OMG' moment for ice researchers.
Sea levels may rise much faster than predicted because climate
models have failed to account for the disruptive effects of stronger westerly winds, Australian-led research has found.
The city of Oxnard in Ventura County has taken tentative steps to block a proposed power plant in the coastal zone. Oxnard's developing debate over how to incorporate concerns about newly-identified risks into longstanding planning processes is ...
In 2006, reduced thickness of ice roads forced the Diavik Diamond Mine in Northern Canada to fly in fuel rather than try to transport cargo across melted pathways, at an extra cost of $11.25 million.
The mountain pine beetle outbreak in ...
The head of Australia’s leading climate
advisory body has lashed out at what he says is a concerted attempt by politicians and media groups to spread climate
In a video posted on the Climate
Council website, Tim Flannery calls on ...
Journalists at the British Broadcasting Corp. (BBC) are being trained to book fewer climate change
skeptics on the network’s programs amid criticism that BBC is giving them too much attention.A report released last week by the BBC Trust ...
Tony Abbott`s plan to axe the carbon price this week has come in for some withering criticism from his own side of politics, with a former head of the UK`s Conservative Party declaring it to be an "appalling" move that "recklessly" endangers the ...
s in Antarctic wind patterns may speed up global sea level rise, threatening coastal cities and low-lying countries around the world, a new study has warned.
Climate scientists have already resigned to the fact that sea ...
University of Queensland researchers predict an increase in coral deaths this summer.
Researchers studied the Porites coral colonies or 'bommies' in the Great Barrier Reef. Porites are considered to be more resistant to environmental ...
Environment Minister Greg Hunt is congratulated by colleagues after Carbon Tax Repeal Bills pass the Lower House. The Anglican Church has called on the Abbott government to change
its policies on climate change
. Photo: Alex ...
The Anglican Church has told the Abbott government to change
its approach to climate change
, urging it to respect and base its policy on scientific evidence.
At a meeting in Adelaide, the church's Australian general synod passed a ...
Many national parks in the United States have already experienced "extreme" climate change
over the past few decades, and the trend is likely to accelerate unless bold steps are taken, government scientists warn in a new study.
When the United Nations' last major climate change
report was released in April, it omitted some country-specific emissions data for political reasons, a trio of new papers argue, sounding a warning bell about the global politicization of climate
For decades, Asian leaders largely ignored climate change
. It's a Western problem, we said. They caused the problem by dumping greenhouse gasses into the atmosphere; let them clean it up. Instead, we Asian leaders focused on reducing poverty by ...
National Parks across the country are facing an era of change
because of global warming, scientists concluded in a new study showing that many parks are already experiencing temperatures that are near the extreme high end of the scale, based on ...
A workhorse Delta 2 rocket roared to life and climbed away from California coast early Wednesday, boosting an environmental research satellite into orbit on a $468 million mission to precisely measure global carbon dioxide levels, a key factor in ...
Not only has Santa Cruz County finished off its driest rain year on record, but there are early signs that 2014 could turn out to be the warmest in recorded history as well.
With the rain year concluding June 30, just 13.55 inches of ...
In the great halls of La Boqueria, Barcelona’s central market, tourists, foodies and cooks gather every day to marvel at the fresh food, like pilgrims at the site of a miracle. The chief shrines are the fish counters, where thousands of sea ...
The conservative YG Network recently published a series of ‘reform conservative’ essays called ‘Room to Grow,’ designed to create a ‘thriving middle class’ while limiting the size of government. Those essays have been subject to intense criticism ...
For most of the nearly 30 years since Dr. Nicole Brodie’s asthma diagnosis, the athlete and Army veteran has been able to maintain an uninterrupted life, continuing to teach elementary school, coach a children’s team, and remain active. She was ...
Gov. Terry McAuliffe on Tuesday reconstituted a state commission to advise him on how Virginia can reduce the impacts of climate change
while preparing for its effects, including flooding and sea level rise.
is too big an ...