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will be a major factor in the future of power lines, natural gas pipelines, fuel depots and rail tanker cars, according to the Department of Energy's first installment of its Quadrennial Energy Review (QER), released ...
President Obama on Wednesday will make his first visit while in office to the Florida Everglades, choosing the backyard of a former Republican governor of the state, Jeb Bush, and its Republican senator, Marco Rubio, to demand action on climate
President Obama will visit an ecologically sensitive national park on Wednesday in a politically sensitive state.
Obama’s Earth Day trip to the Florida Everglades will be accompanied by historical dedications -- the Miami home of Marjory ...
It was the Abbott government's original idea for the University of Western Australia to host a think tank created by the "sceptical environmentalist" Bjorn Lomborg, according to leaked talking points.
Mr Lomborg's views have no ...
Renewable energy could economically provide China the majority of its energy by midcentury, according to a new report.
The "China 2050 High Renewable Energy Penetration Scenario and Roadmap Study" from the China National Renewable Energy ...
Humanity's vulnerability to floods has eased, despite increases in population and in the value of assets located in flood-prone areas, according to a new study.
The analysis notes a persistent vulnerability gap between rich and poor ...
MARK COLVIN: Two days of climate
talks in Washington have wrapped up with the lead negotiator for the US acknowledging that Australia's government has a 'somewhat different perspective' on managing climate change
But special envoy Todd ...
A new study released Tuesday suggests that the global oil and gas industries allow as much as 3.6 trillion cubic feet of natural gas — and almost certainly far more — to escape into the atmosphere annually. The leakage rate represents at least ...
Residents in California are much more worried about the warming planet than those in parts of the central United States, according to a new set of interactive maps showing public opinion on climate change
. As a nation, 63 percent of ...
The U.S. electric grid will require major change
s to reposition itself for the future challenges of climate change
, new technologies, and national security in coming decades, according to a first-ever “Quadrennial Energy Review” released by the ...
Jeb Bush detached himself from the growing group of conservative presidential candidates by speaking openly about climate change
, analysts and strategists say, inviting support from moderate voters and attacks from the right.
From a climate change
perspective, China's carbon footprint is huge: It consumes nearly as much coal as every other country in the world combined. And it's the world's largest greenhouse gas emitter.
But it may be possible for China to ...
Plants are one of the last bulwarks against climate change
. They feed on carbon dioxide, growing faster and absorbing more of the greenhouse gas as humans produce it. But a new study finds that limited nutrients may keep plants from growing as ...
Like many GOP presidential hopefuls, Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) is trying to locate the maximally spineless position on climate change
, bending to the anti-scientist crowd without sounding wholly anti-science. And like many GOP presidential ...
Florida Republican Sen. Marco Rubio, who announced his presidential candidacy last week, told Bob Schieffer of CBS News on Sunday that he does not believe in manmade global warming. Instead, Rubio said he recognizes the climate
is changing, but ...
Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
was tucked away in a footnote. It stated that, of their various future sea-level scenarios, the estimate of the upper limit – a 1.1 metre rise by 2100 – was actually not the worst case. That is, the $226 ...
Jeb Bush said some stuff about climate change
on Friday that sounded "moderate." That is a shift from past statements that put him pretty squarely in the denier camp. But resist the urge to be impressed. He still doesn`t actually want to do ...
Greenland’s polar bears have a thyroid problem. Their endocrine systems, too, are being disrupted. In both cases the culprit agency is environmental pollution by a range of long-lived industrial chemicals and pesticides. Kristin Møller ...
A large majority of Americans support taxing carbon emissions, according to polling results released yesterday, and favorability rises to two-thirds if the tax is used to send money back to households.
The survey by Stanford University ...
The US should tackle climate change
through innovation instead of regulation, says likely GOP presidential candidate Carly Fiorina.
An international deal to slash planet-warming emissions would not be effective, Ms. Fiorina said at a ...
could be affecting the quality of acorn crops from the UK’s oak trees, the Woodland Trust has said.
Research using data recorded by members of the public for the trust’s Nature’s Calendar survey of the changing seasons has ...
Two films concerned with water and environmental activism arrive in New York this week. “Groundswell Rising”, which premieres at the Maysles Theater in Harlem today, is about the struggle to safeguard lakes and rivers from fracking while ...
The Abbott government found $4m for the climate
contrarian Bjørn Lomborg to establish his “consensus centre” at an Australian university, even as it struggled to impose deep spending cuts on the higher education sector.
A spokesman for ...
Al Gore has been one of the leading voices in support of the environmental movement for decades, advocating for protection of the planet while in Congress and serving as former President Bill Clinton’s vice president. He’s written four books on ...
Nowhere do people love fish and chips more than in the United Kingdom, where the National Federation of Fish Friers calls it “the undisputed National dish of Great Britain” and claims sales of 1.2 billion pounds sterling per year.