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A Road Trip Without a Map: Why Research Is Vital for Confronting Climate Change

Timothy S. Thomas | Posted 11.19.2014 | Green
Timothy S. Thomas

As we are on the verge of the UN Climate Summit being held in New York on September 23, it is important to consider whether the maps we have on climate change are sufficiently up-to-date and whether we have the ability to understand them. Miscalculation could be disastrous for every person on the planet, particular the poor and vulnerable.

Ocean Algae Can Evolve When Faced With Climate Change

Reuters | Alistair Doyle | Posted 11.15.2014 | Green

By Alistair Doyle OSLO (Reuters) - Tiny marine algae can evolve fast enough to cope with climate change in a sign that some ocean life m...

Nick Visser

On The Front Lines Of Climate Change, Antarctica's Scientists And Penguins Fight For World's Attention

HuffingtonPost.com | Nick Visser | Posted 05.13.2014 | Green

Last November, New Zealand outdoorsman Michael Armstrong was watching a cricket match in his local pub when he thought of penguins. A friend had told ...

House Advances Bill Calling For More Weather Forecasting, Less Climate Change Research

Reuters | Posted 06.01.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON, April 1 (Reuters) - The Republican-led U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday advanced a bill that would require U.S. government weath...

Innovation Earth: Innovation, Interrupted

Jennifer Grayson | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Jennifer Grayson

It's now Day 8 of the government shutdown, and a lot of people are hurting. But some of the greatest suffering may ultimately come to our country collectively, as potentially groundbreaking climate and energy research -- not to mention policy -- is now put on hold.

What Wildfires Can Tell You About Climate Change

AP | SHANNON DININNY | Posted 08.15.2013 | Green

PASCO, Wash. -- Researchers are flying over Western wildfires to sample the thick smoke they emit and study its role in cloud formation and climate. ...

Scientists Agree (Again): Climate Change Is Real

Tom Zeller Jr. | Posted 07.16.2013 | Green
Tom Zeller Jr.

If you count yourself among the 49 percent of Americans who believe that climate change is happening, and that we're playing a key role in it, give yourself a gold star. The planet's best and brightest scientific minds agree with you.

Antarctic Team Digs Deep To Predict Climate Future

AP | By NICK PERRY and ROD McGUIRK | Posted 06.06.2013 | Green

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Nancy Bertler and her team took a freezer to the coldest place on Earth, endured weeks of primitive living and risked...

New Rules Are Needed For Geoengineering Research, Experts Say

Posted 06.10.2013 | Green

From Climate Central's Lauren Morello: With no clear rules to guide new research, scientists are shying away from examining whether geoengineering ...

Changing the Campus Climate on Climate Change

Dr. Scott D. Miller | Posted 02.26.2013 | College
Dr. Scott D. Miller

Although institutions are often resistant to rapid change, climate change is a reality that higher education can and must address -- locally, globally and definitively.

Climate Change Consensus Is Virtually Unanimous

Neil Wagner | Posted 02.10.2013 | Green
Neil Wagner

A recent analysis of papers appearing in peer-reviewed science journals shows published scientists to be virtually unanimous in their agreement that human-produced carbon dioxide emissions are a significant cause of global warming.

Earth Climate Change Models Work For Mars, Too

Posted 10.18.2012 | Green

Closeup view shows chevron texture on riverbed floor, indicating how the ice-rich material flowed fastest in the middle and was retarded along the...

U.S. Government Needs Open Group To Study Climate Change, Report Says

The Huffington Post | James Gerken | Posted 11.17.2011 | Green

How will the U.S. government tackle climate change? A recent report suggests that the intelligence community could benefit from the creation of an ope...

Plants And Animals Are 'Fleeing Global Warming,' Study Finds

Posted 10.18.2011 | Green

A new study suggests that plants and animals are moving as the climate changes. Red Orbit reports on research published in the journal Science, sho...

U.S. And China Begin To Bridge Differences At Cancun Climate Meeting

AP | ARTHUR MAX | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

CANCUN, Mexico — The United States and China appeared close to agreement Wednesday on a key issue that has troubled climate change negotiations,...

Reporting Climate Change to the Developing World

James Fahn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
James Fahn

Today, the story of climate change is no longer owned by journalists on science and environmental beats. It affects politics, international affairs, technology, finance and business, health and more.