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President Obama’s Administration moved to protect the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska, known as one of the most wild and remote areas in the world. The Department of the Interior announced yesterday the release of a conservation plan ...
Some members of West Virginia’s Board of Education — presumably swayed by the state’s polluting industries — attempted to cast doubt over global warming by changing rules for discussion in Mountain State science
classrooms. But protests from ...
European countries should be given binding targets for installing technology to capture and store carbon emissions, according to a new report for the European commission.
The UN’s climate science
panel says such technology could have to ...
When it comes to energy and climate
politics, things are heating up on the Senate floor.
Debate over amendments to the Senate bill approving the Keystone XL pipeline forced Republicans to put their views on climate change
on the record ...
Appearance: Very like a clock.
What time is it? Three minutes to Blammo.
Sorry? Three minutes to the End of Days, Apocalypse o’clock, Rapture-thirty.
Is that GMT? It is if GMT stands for Goodbye ...
State of the Union guest-host Michael Smerconish challenged potential 2016 GOP candidate Rick Santorum to explain his climate
policy in the wake of a trolltastic two-step this week that found the Senate voting almost unanimously that climate
President Barack Obama’s call to restrict oil exploration on 12 million acres of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge probably won’t have much practical impact for an area already off-limits to drillers, though it’s created a new fault line with ...
A private consortium formed to deal with Europe’s most difficult nuclear waste at a site in Britain’s beautiful Lake District has been sacked by the British government because not sufficient progress has been made in making it safe.It is ...
Last year was the hottest on record, and if climate change
persists, it could get a lot worse, a new report claims, warning Chicago's climate
could mirror that of modern-day Texas by the end of the century.
The report, part of a study ...
Even by the standards of Mitt Romney, Mitt Romney has had a lot of positions on climate change
. In 2008, when Republicans were allowed to accept the enormous evidence of anthropogenic climate change
, he did. In 2011, when Rush Limbaugh declared ...
For a moment Wednesday, it seemed like the environment, unlike nearly everything else in Washington, was a nonpartisan topic. Ninety-eight senators voted to pass a resolution declaring that “climate change
is real and not a hoax.” (Republican ...
A remote Arctic ice cap, in the face of warming temperatures and climate change
, is now flowing 25 times faster into the ocean compared to 2012, a new study shows.
According to satellite images, the southeast region of Austfonna, located ...
As Senate votes were rolling in Wednesday--declaring climate change
real, but denying mankind's role in it--President Barack Obama was issuing a different kind of decree. In the first executive order after his State of the Union address, the ...
Oh no-no-no, says half the Senate. Forty-nine senators (full list here) voted on Wednesday against an amendment that said climate change
is happening and, crucially, that it's actually-for-real caused by human emissions.
That's something ...
Unchecked climate change
and the nuclear arms race have propelled the minute hand of the Doomsday Clock forward two minutes closer to midnight, from its 2012 placement of five minutes to midnight.
The decision was announced in Washington ...
On a clear day, anyone flying over Greenland on the route between North America and Europe can look down and see the bright blue patches of melted water atop the flat, blindingly white expanse of the ice sheet that covers the island, the second ...
To understand the craziness that just went down on the floor of the U.S. Senate, you first have to understand the overwhelming scientific consensus on climate change
. It`s pretty simple, actually: The planet is getting warmer, largely because ...
could make life more difficult for the world’s rarest chimpanzee subspecies, reported a team of scientists in the journal BMC Evolutionary Biology on Tuesday.
The range of the Nigeria-Cameroon chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes ...
The discovery of two large lakes hidden beneath Greenland's ice suggests that climate change
now cuts all the way to the bottom of the ice sheet, according to two new studies.The lakes, on opposite coasts, were only spotted because ...
Uttarakhand Governor Dr Krishan Kant Paul has called upon foresters to work towards bringing the degraded forests to life.
Addressing the valedictory session of International Symposium on Transforming Mountain Forestry held at Forest ...
"This year is the Year of Climate
," Al Gore told an audience of global business and political leaders Wednesday on the at the annual World Economic Forum in Davos.
To inspire climate
protection, the former U.S. vice president together ...
United States senators are now on the record on the question of whether climate change
is “a hoax.” But a majority of the Senate, including 15 Republicans, are also on record stating that human activity contributes to climate change
New York state’s fracking fight has moved offshore. And now the key players include not just New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) but also New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R).
New York’s famously dedicated anti-fracking activists, who last year ...
It’s confirmed: 2014 produced the highest global temperatures since records began in the 1880s. As if that’s not cause enough for concern, this year threatens to see the return of El Niño, which like some enraged climate
-driven Godzilla, could ...
The 2014 land-and-sea temperature anomaly map shows that four continents were nearly entirely above normal. The major cold spots were eastern north America and western Asia. Analysis courtesy of NOAA.
Possessing a sizable lead after 11 ...