With limited time still in power, President Barack Obama is staking his final two years on climate change, pushing the issue to the front of his agenda as he seeks to leave an imprint on the world that will endure after he’s gone.
The money will go to the United Nations’ Green Climate Fund to help developing nations adjust to rising seas, warmer temperatures and more extreme weather.
Global warming will cause a 50 percent increase the number of lightning strikes in the United States by 2100, according to a new study.
Don’t expect the landmark U.S.-China climate change agreement to nudge the world’s rising thermostat downward much on its own, scientists say.
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
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.
Cheap and plentiful natural gas isn’t quite a bridge to a brighter energy future as claimed and won’t slow global warming, a new study projects.
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.
Just three decades from now the District of Columbia and Annapolis will experience floods on a daily basis, sometimes twice a day, a recent report says.
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.