climate change

Chinese President Xi Jinping gestures to President Barack Obama as they arrive at a lunch banquet in the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on Nov. 12, 2014. (credit: GREG BAKER/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama: Climate Change Accord With China ‘Historic Agreement’

The United States and China unveiled ambitious targets Wednesday to reduce greenhouse gases blamed for global warming, aiming to inject fresh momentum into the global fight against climate change ahead of a make-or-break treaty to be finalized next year.

11/12/2014

President Obama and Chinese President Xi arrive at the Jinping Great Hall of the People in Beijing. (Photo by MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

U.S, China Unveil Ambitious Climate Change Goals

President Obama promised to do more to keep down American carbon footprint and Chinese President Xi Jinping agreed to cap China’s emissions in the future

11/11/2014

Secretary of State John Kerry said Tuesday the U.S. and China must work together to stave off a global catastrophe from climate change. He appealed for greater cooperation between the two world powers despite strains between them over cyber theft and maritime security. (credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Kerry: US, China Must Work Together Against Climate Change

Secretary of State John Kerry said Tuesday the U.S. and China must work together to stave off a global catastrophe from climate change. He appealed for greater cooperation between the two world powers despite strains between them over cyber theft and maritime security.

11/04/2014

U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon speaks during the political forum "Copenhagen Energy Security Dialogue" on Nov. 2, 2014 in Copenhagen. (credit: Niels Ahlmann Olesen/AFP/Getty Images)

United Nations Panel: Climate Change Could Alter Male-Female Ratio

Climate change is happening, it’s almost entirely man’s fault and limiting its impacts may require reducing greenhouse gas emissions to zero this century, the U.N.’s panel on climate science said Sunday.

11/03/2014

As Republicans take hold of the U.S. Senate in Washington today, Americans aren’t expecting much change or positivity to come from Congress. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

GOP Candidates Treading Gingerly On Climate Change

Republicans in competitive races are treading gingerly around climate change this campaign season, often saying they are not in a good position to make a judgment on the issue, then pivoting quickly to express concern for the environment, the economy or both.

10/24/2014

President Barack Obama pauses while making a statement for the press after a meeting at Andrews Air Force Base on Oct. 14, 2014 in Maryland. (credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama’s Twitter Account Calls For Americans To ‘Stick It To Climate Change Deniers’

President Barack Obama’s Twitter account wants Americans to “stick it to climate change deniers.”

10/15/2014

People are changing Earth so much, warming and polluting it, that many scientists are turning to a new way to describe the time we live in. They're calling it the Anthropocene — the age of humans. credit: AFP/Getty Images

Scientists: Current Time Period May One Day Be Called ‘The Age Of Humans’

People are changing Earth so much, warming and polluting it, that many scientists are turning to a new way to describe the time we live in. They’re calling it the Anthropocene — the age of humans.

10/14/2014

Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., speaks during a press conference at the Union League Club of Chicago on Aug. 21, 2014 in Chicago, Ill. (credit: John Gress/Getty Images)

Paul Ryan: ‘We’ve Had Climate Change Forever’

The planet has faced climate change forever and humans’ pollution might not be to blame, Republican U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan said Monday during a debate against his Democratic challenger.

10/14/2014

Study finds an increase in the deaths of male fetuses in Japan as temperatures fluctuate from the norms.

Study: Climate Change Could Alter Human Male To Female Ratio

Study finds an increase in the deaths of male fetuses in Japan as temperatures fluctuate from the norms.

09/30/2014

Scientists Link Wild Weather Cases To Man-Made Global Warming (Jared Ruderman/All-News 99.1 WNEW)

Scientists Link Wild Weather Cases To Man-Made Global Warming

Scientists looking at 16 cases of wild weather around the world last year see the fingerprints of man-made global warming on more than half of them.

09/29/2014

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