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The head of the United Nations panel on climate science
resigned on Tuesday after allegations of sexual harassment were filed against him in India, where he lives and works.Rajendra K. Pachauri, whose 13 years as chairman of the ...
Rajendra K. Pachauri, the chairman of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate
Change since 2002, resigned today amid allegations of sexual harassment by a 29-year-old female employee of the Indian energy institute he has long run.Bloomberg ...
The European Union has said it wants to see a legally binding emissions cut of 60% by mid-century and reviews every five years agreed at the UN climate
summit in Paris later this year, according to a leaked document.
The treaty set to be ...
The head of the UN's climate science
panel, Rajendra Pachauri, stepped down Tuesday in the wake of sexual harassment claims against him that have surfaced at a crucial time on the climate
Pachauri, chairman of the ...
Accused of sexually harassing a junior associate, R K Pachauri has told his colleagues at TERI (The Energy and Resources Institute) that a “cloud” had created problems for him “personally” and that he was fighting it “effectively”.
In a ...
The chairman of parliament’s energy and climate
change committee has joined those warning the fossil fuel industry to take the threat of stranded assets seriously, and believes Shell is wrong to write off critics as naive.
Tim Yeo, a ...
A senior US scientist has expressed concern that the intelligence services are funding climate
change research to learn if new technologies could be used as potential weapons.
Alan Robock, a climate
scientist at Rutgers University in New ...
"The "Hockey Stick" graph became a central icon in the climate
wars," Mann told attendees today (Feb. 11) at the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science
. "The graph took on a life of its own."
Mann and ...
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker probably wasn’t expecting a science
quiz while he was on a trade-related trip in the United Kingdom. But when you’re considering seeking your party’s nomination for president, you can’t rule out any ...
Yesterday, 95 scientists and economists released a letter urging President Obama and Secretary Kerry to reject the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline, calling it a “step in the wrong direction” if the Obama administration is serious about addressing ...
The world's largest remaining contiguous stand of old-growth redwood forest resides in Humboldt Redwoods State Park in Northern California. On the park's northwestern flank, six people gathered last May to oppose a logging venture on adjacent ...
Developing the technology to suck planet-warming carbon dioxide back out of the atmosphere is an expensive but promising approach that may be necessary to help prevent the worst effects of climate
change, according to the first of two reports ...
The disastrous floods which hit some states last year are expected to recur more frequently and with greater intensity as a result of global warming and the Madden-Julian Oscillation (MJO) phenomenon, says climatologist and oceanographer ...
Evidence of this previous warm period came from an analysis of ancient plankton fossils drilled from the ocean floor.
By studying the relationship between CO2 levels and climate
change during a warmer period in Earth's history, the ...
In June 1975, a Yale economist named William Nordhaus published a paper for the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis, an Austrian think tank. In the paper, he put forward a theory about a potentially globe-altering climate
change is happening, humans are the cause, and a shocking number of congressional Republicans - over 56 percent - deny or question the science
. CAP Action conducted a fresh analysis of public statements from current Representatives and ...
Scientists and economists have been offered $10,000 each by a lobby group funded by one of the world's largest oil companies to undermine a major climate
change report due to be published today.
Letters sent by the American Enterprise ...
A new Duke University-led study finds that most climate
models likely underestimate the degree of decade-to-decade variability occurring in mean surface temperatures as Earth’s atmosphere warms. The models also provide inconsistent explanations ...
Talk of earthquakes likely calls to mind giant fissures opening up along the earth’s crust, the trembling of rock, buildings crumbling to their knees and, depending on your age and cast of mind, the love of Superman for Lois Lane. But it does not ...
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Hawk Separates Energy Thought Experiments from Road MapsBy Andrew C. Revkin January 27, 2015 5:24 pm January 27, 2015 5:24 pm Email Share Tweet ...
US Farmers that are currently fighting ongoing drought, particularly in California, may have hope yet thanks to one man's ingenious invention.
Jon Dewey has developed several water devices for growing and gardening, including his ...
Last year was Earth's hottest on record in new evidence that people are disrupting the climate
by burning fossil fuels that release greenhouse gases into the air, two U.S. government agencies said on Friday.
The White House said the ...
Yesterday I was struck by a Forbes headline, ‘97% Of Climate
Scientists Agree’ Is 100% Wrong. The post questions the way Australian science
popularizer John Cook arrived at this often-quoted number to illustrate the scientific consensus that ...
Speaking on the Senate floor in July, Oklahoma's James Inhofe -- soon to head, once again, the Senate's Environment and Public Works Committee -- made a claim that has become quite prevalent among skeptics of climate
"For the ...
Some people might argue that the greatest moral challenge of our time is serious enough to justify deliberately tampering with our climate
to stave off the damaging effects of global warming.
Geoengineering, or “climate hacking”, to use ...