ExxonMobil 'double speak' on climate laid bare
1 hour ago
ExxonMobil knowingly misled the public for decades about the danger climate change poses to a warming world and the company's long-term viability, according to a peer-reviewed study, released on Wednesday, of research and ...
How to win the climate wars – talk about local 'pollution' not global warming
19 hours ago
Donald Trump has done many things to tarnish America's reputation, but his decision to walk away from the Paris Agreement is probably the most internationally symbolic and damaging. That a US president can put climate change ...
New climate change report likely to be ignored to death
Aug 21, 2017
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration officially confirmed last week that 2016 was the Earth's hottest year on record, surpassing 2015, which surpassed 2014. The NOAA had reported this unofficially back in January. ...
An inconvenient truth about 'An Inconvenient Truth'
Aug 17, 2017
Al Gore has a follow-up to his blockbuster documentary film, An Inconvenient Truth. However, An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power was greeted with far less fanfare than the original.
Climate change will cut crop yields: study
Aug 15, 2017
Climate change will have a negative effect on key crops such as wheat, rice, and maize, according to a major scientific report out Tuesday that reviewed 70 prior studies on global warming and agriculture.
Three-degree rise in temperature will cancel out European emission reduction efforts
Aug 14, 2017
As a debilitating heatwave, nicknamed 'Lucifer' by the press, currently engulfs southern Europe, a new study part-supported by two EU-funded projects has warned that a rise in global temperatures of three degrees would reverse ...
Planet marks new highs for heat, pollutants, sea level in 2016: report
Aug 10, 2017
The Earth set a series of dire records in 2016, including hottest year in modern times, highest sea level and most heat-trapping gases ever emitted, a global climate report said Thursday.
What changes minds about climate change?
Aug 10, 2017
Seventy percent of Americans now believe global warming is occurring, and more than half understand that it is mainly caused by human activity, a new report reveals. This is an improvement over 2013, said Edward Maibach, ...
Drone tech offers new ways to manage climate change
Aug 09, 2017
An innovation providing key clues to how humans might manage forests and cities to cool the planet is taking flight. Cornell researchers are using drone technology to more accurately measure surface reflectivity on the landscape, ...
Draft US report says extreme storms driven by climate change
Aug 08, 2017
Directly contradicting President Donald Trump, a draft report produced by 13 federal agencies concludes that the United States is already feeling the negative impacts of climate change, with a stark increase in the frequency ...