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Global emissions of carbon dioxide -- one of the leading causes of global warming -- stalled in 2014, marking the first time in 40 years that there was no climb in CO2 emissions during a time of economic growth. The results suggest that efforts ...
One of redOrbit’s valued and typically inquisitive readers has asked us if we can help with a rather tricky enquiry. Our reader wonders: “Is there any evidence of disappearing (particularly by flooding) of Great Britain, and another countries, ...
In the months before the debut of the new documentary film "Merchants of Doubt," long-time climate
denialist Fred Singer contacted more than two dozen bloggers, public relations specialists and scientists asking for help in derailing the ...
It is 13 years since the top job in the world’s leading authority on climate
change was contested.
Rajendra Pachauri, outgoing chair of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate
Change (IPCC), was elected unchallenged for a second term in ...
When there’s a report in the news about the latest science
change, the source is very often the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate
This body plays a very important role in global climate
change policy ...
Where’s the heat? Greenhouse gases, particularly carbon dioxide, continue to be pumped into the atmosphere, but sometime around 1998, the rise in Earth’s average temperatures slowed, deviating from the rates predicted by models. Scientists have ...
In early 1998, some of the biggest fossil fuel companies in the world were hatching a plan to hijack the science
of human-caused global warming.
Representatives from major fossil fuel corporations and industry groups had joined forces ...
In a week when the Willie Soon scandal broke and revealed the fossil fuel industry's footprint on contrarian climate
research, embattled denialists went back on the offensive.
Critics are again trying to discredit the leading ...
ajendra Pachauri has weathered multiple storms over his 13-year tenure at the helm of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate
Change (IPCC), the United Nations' science
body on climate
The one that led to his resignation yesterday ...
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 ...