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Cooperation, Ingenuity Needed To Halt Climate Catastrophe

Climate Central | Brian Kahn | Posted 07.08.2014 | Green

This story originally appeared on Climate Central. Carbon emissions have been rising since the start of the Industrial Revolution. But they’ll ha...

Climate Change Likely To Be 'Catastrophic Rather Than Simply Dangerous'

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 12.31.2013 | Green

Climate change may be far worse than scientists thought, causing global temperatures to rise by at least 4 degrees Celsius by 2100, or about 7.2 degre...

Are 90 Companies Responsible For Two-Thirds Of Global Warming?

The Huffington Post | James Gerken | Posted 11.21.2013 | Green

Can climate change be blamed on a handful of corporations? A new study from the Colorado-based Climate Accountability Institute suggests that 90 co...

Up to 5 Billion Face 'Entirely New Climate' by 2050

Posted 10.10.2013 | Green

From Climate Central's Andrew Freedman: The mean annual climate of the average location on Earth will slip past the most extreme conditions experie...

Residents From This State Differ Drastically From Lawmakers When It Comes To Climate Change

Posted 09.25.2013 | Green

Don’t judge a book by its cover. Or in this case, a state by its politicians. According to a study conducted by the Yale Project on Climate Chang...

What It Means To Be 95 Percent Certain About Climate Change

AP | By SETH BORENSTEIN | Posted 11.24.2013 | Green

WASHINGTON (AP) — Top scientists from a variety of fields say they are about as certain that global warming is a real, man-made threat as they are t...

Fox News Has Profound Effect On Scientific Belief

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 08.06.2013 | Green

Fox News has been known for their extensive climate change denial (see here, here, here and here), despite living in an age where 97 percent of scient...

Study: Hurricanes Likely To Get Stronger And More Frequent

Posted 07.09.2013 | Green

From Climate Central's Andrew Freedman: Hurricanes are Mother Nature’s largest and most destructive storms. Fed by warm ocean waters and moist at...

UN: World Suffered Unprecedented Climate Extremes In Past Decade

Reuters | Posted 09.02.2013 | Green

By Environment Correspondent Alister Doyle July 3 (Reuters) - The world suffered unprecedented climate extremes in the decade to 2010,...

Less Pollution May INCREASE Hurricanes?

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 06.25.2013 | Green

Could the planet's dirty air have been keeping hurricanes partially in check? That's the startling conclusion of a new climate study, published in ...

Americans Among Least Concerned About Major Global Issue, Poll Shows

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 06.24.2013 | Green

Many around the world see climate change as a major threat, but Americans rank among the least concerned about the issue, according to a new study fro...

Recent Climate Study Reveals Good And Bad News

Reuters | Posted 07.19.2013 | Green

OSLO, May 19 (Reuters) - Extreme global warming is less likely in coming decades after a slowdown in the pace of temperature rises so far this centu...

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.

Do Beliefs In The 'Second Coming' Hold Back Climate Change Action?

The Huffington Post | James Gerken | Posted 05.03.2013 | Green

Are religious beliefs in the end of the world holding back climate change action in the U.S.? A study from two researchers at the University of Pit...

Coastlines Will Be Hardest Hit By Climate Change, New Study Says

Posted 01.29.2013 | Green

From Climate Central's Michael D. Lemonick: No part of the U.S. will escape the harsh consequences of climate change, which has already begun to ca...

Are Australia's Waves Getting Bigger?

Posted 01.22.2013 | Green

From Mother Nature Network's John Platt: Coastal areas in parts of Australia, Indonesia and Antarctica will be hard-hit by stronger winds and waves...

Study Suggests How Climate Damage Could Be Largely Avoided

Reuters | Posted 03.15.2013 | Green

* 20-65 pct of adverse climate impacts could be avoided * Emissions need to peak in 2016, fall by 5 pct/yr to 2050 By Ni...

New Climate Change Study Contains More Bad News

AP | SETH BORENSTEIN | Posted 12.03.2012 | Green

WASHINGTON -- The amount of heat-trapping pollution the world spewed rose again last year by 3 percent. So scientists say it's now unlikely that globa...

So-Called Medieval Warm Period Not So Warm After All

Posted 10.02.2012 | Green

From Climate Central's Michael D. Lemonick: The so-called Medieval Warm Period (MWP), a 400-year span from about 950 to 1220 A.D. when the Vikings ...

Sea Level Rise Poses Specific Threat To East Coast Cities

The Huffington Post | Joanna Zelman | Posted 06.25.2012 | Green

Brace yourselves, East Coasters. A new report finds that rates of sea level rise in a "hotspot" along the U.S. Atlantic Coast are increasing about...

'Humans Have Played A Dominant Role' In Warming Our Oceans

The Huffington Post | Joanna Zelman | Posted 06.11.2012 | Green

Despite the onslaught of politicians attempting to project an air of question around man-made climate change, studies continue to emerge proving the c...

Many Governments Aren't Meeting Emissions Reductions Pledges, Researchers Say

Reuters | Posted 07.24.2012 | Green

* Policies not adequate to limit warming to 2 degrees * Could widen emissions gap to 9 billion tonnes by 2020 By Nina Ch...

Will Climate Change Risks Force A Global Economic Shift?

The Huffington Post | James Gerken | Posted 05.01.2012 | Green

Will sustained global economic growth intensify the effects of climate change? A new study from the University of Michigan's Institute for Social Rese...

Making Wet Places Wetter, Dry Places Drier

Posted 04.27.2012 | Green

By: Wynne Parry, LiveScience Senior Writer Global warming is revving up the planet's cycle of evaporation and precipitation, making wet places eve...

New Study Finds Important Global Warming Link

AP | SETH BORENSTEIN | Posted 06.04.2012 | Green

WASHINGTON (AP) — The dramatic temperature increases that thawed the last ice age followed spikes in carbon dioxide levels in the air, a new study f...