Severe Droughts in Amazon Linked to Climate Change
An area in the Amazon twice the size of California is experiencing what scientists call a “megadrought.” The prolonged...0
Japan Plans World’s Largest Offshore Wind Farm
Japan is moving away from reliance on nuclear power plants after the Fukushima disaster, and plans to plans to...
Earliest Blooms Recorded in U.S. Due to Global Warming
You could call them early bloomers: In 2010 and 2012, plants in the eastern U.S. produced flowers earlier than...
7 of the 10 Most Air-Polluted Cities Are in China
Air pollution in China is at an all-time high. The Asian Development Bank together with Tsinghua University recently released...
Black Carbon the Second-Biggest Human Cause of Global Warming
Soot ranks as the second-largest human contributor to climate change, according to a new analysis, exerting twice as much...
2012 Among the 10 Hottest Years on Record Globally
The average global temperature in 2012 was among the 10 hottest since official record keeping began in 1880, with...
Beijing’s Pollution, Seen From Space in Before and After Photos
The stifling pollution in Beijing is being called “airpocalypse” by some. According to an air monitoring station located at...
An Alarm in the Offing on Climate Change
The natural conservatism of science has often led climatologists to be cautious in their pronouncements about global warming. Indeed,...
Greens to President Obama: Act Now on Climate
Green groups are amping up the pressure on President Barack Obama to make good on his promises to address...