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President Obama's signature environmental initiative, his Clean Power Plan, is designed to fight climate
change and crack down on America's carbon-emitting power plants. But behind the scenes, a dispute is raging over obscure language that could ...
The world can improve living standards for all while cutting climate
-changing emissions to keep to an internationally agreed limit for global warming, a team led by the British government said on Wednesday.
It launched an online ...
around the world will need to be expanded by 5-15% to limit global temperature rises to 2C.And crop yields must rise by 40-60%.These are just two predictions for 2050 of an online tool developed by the government to ...
The world can enjoy higher standards of living and more travel, while drastically cutting emissions to avoid dangerous climate
change – but only with sweeping changes to our infrastructure, the natural world and agriculture, a new analysis has ...
In an attempt to boost its image as a global leader in the solar power market, India is planning to propose a collaboration among nations to promote research and development with an aim to reduce costs.The Indian Prime Minister, Narendra ...
The coverage of living corals on Australia's Great Barrier Reef could decline to less than 10 percent if ocean warming continues, according to a new study that explores the short- and long-term consequences of environmental changes to the ...
Uttarakhand Governor Dr Krishan Kant Paul has called upon foresters to work towards bringing the degraded forests
Addressing the valedictory session of International Symposium on Transforming Mountain Forestry held at Forest ...
A new study published by the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences examines how California’s forests
have changed since the 1930s--and, according to its authors, can help us understand how forests
will respond to the changing global ...
Aiming to be the world’s largest purveyor of sustainable cacao, a company is developing a plantation in the Amazon that scientists say comes at the expense of primary forest
A cacao grower with roots in Southeast Asia’s palm oil industry ...
A silent threat has emerged on the last twenty years in the Sacred Valley of the Incas, 3,000 meters high above the sea level on the Andean plateau.
The rise of temperature in the remote part of the country has endangered the survival of ...
California has lost half its big trees since the 1930s, according to a study to be published Tuesday in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences-and climate
change seems to be a major factor.
The number of trees larger than ...
Surprising new research has sharply downgraded the perceived climate
impacts of the gathering and burning of wood by residents of poor and developing countries who rely on the fuel to keep warm and cook food.
Of the 2.8 billion people ...
Wrapping up his visit to the Philippines this week, Pope Francis stirred up controversy by taking an unequivocal stance on climate
change and calling on the international community to step up during United Nations climate
talks in ...
Pope Francis waded into the global debate on climate
change and the environment on Sunday, saying in the text of a speech that man was destroying nature and betraying God's calling to be stewards of creation. Francis offered his thoughts ...
Last year was the hottest on earth since record-keeping began in 1880, scientists reported on Friday, underscoring warnings about the risks of runaway greenhouse gas emissions and undermining claims by climate
change contrarians that global ...
Dr. Qamar-Uz-Zaman Chaudhry, former director general of the Pakistan Meteorological Department, calls climate
change a threat greater than terrorism for its ability to have a widespread effect on a country, even influencing economic policies and ...
A team of scientists, in a groundbreaking analysis of data from hundreds of sources, has concluded that humans are on the verge of causing unprecedented damage to the oceans and the animals living in them.“We may be sitting on a precipice ...
Early one December morning, Chris Langdon, a biological oceanographer at the University of Miami, zipped up his wet suit and dropped overboard just off Key Largo to inspect a section of Florida's ailing coral reef. His living "laboratory," 15 ...
Pope Francis will be touring the Philippines today, including a visit with survivors of Super Typhoon Haiyan in Tacloban, which was devastated by the typhoon that killed 6,300 people in 2013. Catholic organizations around the world are taking ...
may lose their power to help curb global warming without stronger domestic protection and a place in a new global climate
change deal, scientists have warned.
Russia has 19 percent of world forest reserves by surface ...
draped over tens of millions of acres of mountaintops through the American Southwest are in danger of being scorched out of existence by global warming.
It's not just rising heat that threatens to put a ...
About 3 billion people live within 100 miles (160km) of the sea, a number that could double in the next decade as humans flock to coastal cities like gulls. The oceans produce $3 trillion of goods and services each year and untold value for the ...
Indonesia's cabinet-level agency tasked with reducing emissions from deforestation and degradation (BP REDD+), may be dissolved after only one year in operation. The head of the newly merged Ministries of the Environment and Forestry has ...
Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff survived an unexpectedly strong challenge from a prominent environmentalist to stay in office. Now, less than three months into her second term, Rousseff has sparked controversy by appointing an avowed ...
Urgent action must be taken to save Britain's forests
from being devastated by a wave of new diseases brought by climate
change and the global trade in plants, leading scientists have warned.
Species such as oak, ash, Scots pine, larch, ...