Global Warming

President Barack Obama condemned an "horrific attack" on a Jerusalem synagogue Tuesday that left four people, including three U.S. citizens, dead and urged Israelis and Palestinians to calm tensions, before a meeting at the White House on Nov. 18, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Staking Final Two Years In White House On Climate Change

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.

11/18/2014

President Obama made the pledge at the University of Queensland ahead of the G20 summit in Brsibane. (Photo by MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Pledges $3 Billion To Help Poor Countries Confront Climate Change

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.

11/14/2014

File photo of lightning strikes. (credit: PASCAL POCHARD-CASABIANCA/AFP/Getty Images)

Study: Global Warming Will Cause 50 Percent Increase In US Lightning Strikes By 2100

Global warming will cause a 50 percent increase the number of lightning strikes in the United States by 2100, according to a new study.

11/13/2014

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)

‘It Doesn’t Change Things Much’: US-China Climate Pact Won’t Slow Warming

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.

11/13/2014

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

File photo of a drilling rig. (Photo by MLADEN ANTONOV/AFP/Getty Images)

Study: US Natural Gas Surge Won’t Slow Global Warming

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.

10/16/2014

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

A new study says D.C. will see a major increase in floods in 30 years. (Photo Credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

D.C. Area Will Flood Daily in Just 30 Years, Study Says

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.

10/08/2014

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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