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Just days before world leaders are set to gather in Bonn, Germany for the annual United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP23), tens of thousands of activists from across the globe kicked off a series of planned actions on Saturday...
Yet that 2014 report did little to sway skeptical Republicans who have dismissed climate change as sketchy science and a liberal hobby horse. Representative Lamar Smith, a Texas Republican and a leading critic of climate science in Congress, responded...
Our experiences provide the rest of the world a lesson on climate change: You can ignore it if you wish, but you cannot outrun it. Eventually the science and economics will catch up with you. Any form of carbon pricing...
Though the Trump administration has taken steps to undo regulations aimed at cutting greenhouse gas emissions, experts say economic forces are helping to push down U.S. emissions anyway. U.N. climate negotiators will meet in Bonn, Germany, November 6-17. It will...
Almost all plastic now resides as litter or micro-plastics pollution in the natural environment, or buried in landfills. As of 2015, only 9% of the plastics made to date have been recycled, and only 12% incinerated — together accounting...
Scientists at USC and Cal Tech have discovered a way to greatly speed up the process of transforming carbon dioxide into alkaline water, effectively neutralizing the gas, a development that could be a boon in the fight against excessive...
In France in the summer of 2003, so many people died that the mortuaries over-flowed with bodies and refrigerated lorries had to be used instead. The cause was the country’s worst-ever heatwave, which saw temperatures hit a record 44.1°C in Conqueyrac, near...
Normally, the hottest years on record occur when the underlying human-caused global warming trend gets a temporary boost from an El Niño’s enhanced warming in the tropical Pacific. So it’s been a surprise to climate scientists that 2017 has been so remarkably warm — because...
Could seaweed eating supercows help reduce greenhouse gas emissions and save the world from climate change? Irish farmers hope so and have welcomed the opportunity to investigate a 2016 study that claims feeding cows small amounts of seaweed along with...
As the world warms, methane trapped underneath the frozen tundra could be released, increasing the rate of warming in a vicious circle. Runaway global warming is, without a doubt, a nightmare scenario for humanity. As the temperature rises, it has knock-on...
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