Global Warming

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

UN: World's Man-Made CO2 Pollution Levels At Annual Record High   (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

UN: World’s Man-Made CO2 Pollution Levels At Annual Record High

Carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere reached a record high in 2013 as increasing levels of man-made pollution transform the planet, the U.N. weather agency said Tuesday.

09/09/2014

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks at the National Clean Energy Summit 7.0 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center on Sept. 4, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nev. (credit: Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Hillary Clinton: Global Climate Change ‘The Most Consequential, Urgent, Sweeping Collection Of Challenges’ Faced By World

Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton said Thursday the U.S. should become what she called the world’s 21st-century clean energy superpower, during remarks resembling both a campaign speech and a call to action at the annual National Clean Energy Summit in Las Vegas.

09/05/2014

UN Report: Global Warming Human-Caused, Very High Risks  GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty Images

UN Report: Global Warming Human-Caused, Very High Risks

Global warming is here, human-caused and probably already dangerous — and it’s increasingly likely that the heating trend could be irreversible, a draft of a new international science report says.

08/27/2014

Researchers find that solar activity has a major impact on Earths climate. (NASA/Solar Dynamics Observatory via Getty Images)

Study: Solar Activity Could Be Increasing Climate Change

Humans are not the only cause of global warming, the sun has a large influence.

08/19/2014

Scorching heatwaves, driving rains and deadly blizzards will become the norm, say climate scientists. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Study: Extreme Summer Weather Will Become More Frequent

Scorching heatwaves, driving rains and deadly blizzards will become the norm, say climate scientists.

08/13/2014

A NASA scientist described a recent “global warming hiatus” that shows Earth’s surface temperatures warming at a slower rate than previous decades – but it is still warming.   (Photo Credit: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

NASA Climate Scientist Explains 15-Year ‘Global Warming Hiatus’

A NASA scientist described a recent “global warming hiatus” that shows Earth’s surface temperatures warming at a slower rate than previous decades – but it is still warming.

08/06/2014

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