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Small Pacific countries at increasing risk of sea levels rise caused by climate
change have their survival depending on rich nations’ commitment to reach a global climate
agreement in 2015 in Paris, the Marshall Islands’ minister of foreign ...
scientists on Thursday issued their annual physical of Earth, comparing the planet in 2013 to a patient that's only getting worse and highlighting problems with key vital signs: from record warmth in Australia and China to sea ...
Earlier this week, the Heartland Institute convened its Ninth International Climate
Change Conference in Las Vegas. A nonprofit, free-market think tank in Chicago with a $6 million annual budget, Heartland has been hosting conferences since 2008 ...
change skeptics are being banned from BBC News, according to a new report, for fear of misinforming people and to create more of a "balance" when discussing man-made climate
The latest casualty is Nigel Lawson, former ...
Oil Change International released a comprehensive report today on fossil fuel exploration and production subsidies in the U.S.--Cashing in on All of the Above: U.S. Fossil Fuel Production Subsidies Under Obama--which demonstrates that at a time ...
Expected changes 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 ...
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
Yes, Pope Francis may call Bill Gates, get Gates to bring together his friends, the 67 billionaires who are as rich as half the world, the poorest 3.5 billion. Or Gates may make the call. Doesn’t matter who puts the ball in action. Pope Francis ...
One-fifth of methane emissions has been attributed by researchers to livestock such as cattle, sheep and other ruminants, but the amount of methane produced varies substantially among animals in the same species. Researchers aimed to explore role ...
Some areas in South Africa, Mozambique and Zimbabwe have been identified as part of climate
change "hot spots' on the African continent, putting them at risk of numerous climatic challenges over the next two decades.
A group of ...
The risks associated with climate
change are greater than previously estimated because the model currently used fails to take into account the latest findings, according to research from Dr Simon Dietz and Prof Nicholas Stern of the Grantham ...
The public debate over climate
-change agents has focused recently on coal, shale oil and fracked natural gas - fossil fuels, all. Vermonters might draw vague solace from knowing that these disputed resources, and the key battles being waged over ...
Most historians think about the past. Some study the present. Very few, it has to be said, write about the future. But Naomi Oreskes, a Harvard professor in the history of science
, believes that our inertia in the face of climate
change will ...
Rising tides actually could mean drier Everglades going forward as climate
change reshapes our landscape.
When a ranger from glacier national park tried to paint her park as the poster child for climate
change, Gary Bremen thought: au ...
Melting Himalayan glaciers and erratic rainfall could exacerbate tensions between central Asian countries later this century, warn defence analysts in a new report.
They say droughts or extreme rains linked to climate
change could place ...
Ramanjareyulu, a 55-year-old farmer from the southern India state of Andhra Pradesh, has been struggling to find his feet ever since inadequate rainfall dealt a blow to his harvest of groundnut and red gram (a pulse crop that grows primarily in ...
One of the many consequences of global warming could be dramatic changes in the annual southwest monsoon, Govindswamy Bala, associate professor at the Indian Institute of Science
(IISc.), has said.The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate
China, the world's biggest greenhouse gas emitter, will limit its total emissions for the first time by the end of this decade, according to a top government advisor.
He Jiankun, chairman of China's Advisory Committee on Climate
It's no secret that different countries have different densities, so to speak, of global warming denial. In particular, English-language speaking nations like the US and the UK tend to be relative denialist hotbeds, and their media include a ...
Tim Jackson, professor of sustainable development at the University of Surrey in Britain, uses a nifty back-of-the-envelope calculation to underscore the challenge of giving the world’s poor a shot at prosperity while preventing a global climate
The new rules announced Monday to limit carbon emissions from U.S. power plants represent President Barack Obama's boldest effort yet to counter climate
change, guidelines that supporters and critics alike cast as a turning point in U.S. ...
Though the president and federal Environmental Protection Agency are on the brink of issuing new rules for existing coal-fired power plants, a Cornell University professor says natural gas deserves a bit of attention, too.
Robert Howarth ...
Whether it wants to or not, the Department of Defense would be unable to spend money on climate
change initiatives, under an amendment sponsored by Rep. David McKinley, R-W.Va., and passed last week by the U.S. House of ...
50 years from now, this year may be remembered as the year the world finally came together to take the challenge of antibiotic resistance seriously enough to set up our first global organization to respond to it.
Mark Woolhouse, of ...
Lennart Bengtsson says he was pressured by colleagues to step down from his role at the controversial Global Warming Policy Foundation.
After joining a controversial lobby group critical of climate
change, meteorologist Lennart Bengtsson ...