Climate change (sometimes "global warming") refers to the long-term change in the statistical distribution of weather patterns on Earth over time, as well as the environmental policy that seeks to address it.
How two mayors of small towns in right-wing America are showing the way to energy and climate progress: through local action.
29 | May 1, 2013 3:00am |
Will black carbon cause the death of space tourism before it has taken off?
10 | May 16, 2013 10:49am |
Top 20 most popular future jobs of 2030: Vertical farmer, limb maker, waste data handler, narrowcaster
In 2030, some of the most popular jobs could be vertical farmer, limb maker, waste data handler or narrowcaster, according to a new U.K. report.
7 | January 19, 2010 10:48am |
Insights about human origins derived from studies of our ancestors' DNA might also illuminate some of our current social woes.
15 | September 4, 2012 3:00am |
New research shows wind farms have a warming effect on the local climate, which might throw a wrench in the expansion of this new form of energy.
42 | April 29, 2012 9:10pm |
In the past decade Africa trails only South Asia as the region with the largest mobile growth rate.
4 | December 27, 2012 2:38pm |
The Republic of Kiribati may be the first nation forced to evacuate due to climate change.
24 | March 14, 2012 5:30am |
Population and climate change will put a strain on our water supply.
28 | February 28, 2011 3:09pm |
Zipcar's co-founder believes resource sharing can create exponential change.
16 | May 6, 2013 4:39am |
Susan Leal, author of "Running Out of Water," explains why we're in the midst of a global water crisis, what we can do about it and why the U.S. needs a cabinet-level position for water.
37 | October 27, 2010 1:54am |
Well, the coldest inhabited one, anyway. Welcome to the village of Oymyakon, in Russia.
1 | January 23, 2013 4:24pm |
Fueled by connected devices, natural speech recognition has emerged from the research lab as the killer app for, well, everything.
4 | November 2, 2011 9:01pm |
Don't believe the hype: The U.S. will not overtake Saudi Arabia as the world's top oil producer, nor become self-sufficient in oil, nor become a net oil exporter.
31 | November 28, 2012 3:00am |
A simple chart from a Nobel prize winning physicist summarizes why nuclear power belongs in a low carbon economy.
29 | February 19, 2013 6:31am |
Earthquake-causing human activity deserves a closer look.
21 | December 23, 2009 5:55am |
Denmark tops the list of the most innovative countries in the world, according to the Legatum Institute Prosperity Index. Here's a look at the top 10.
2 | January 13, 2011 6:33am |
World Water Day: The SolarBall water purifier can help impoverished regions that don't have access to clean drinking water.
8 | March 22, 2011 11:38pm |
The sedentary and unsustainable lifestyle of car-dependent suburbs is leading planners to turn dead big box stores into cool libraries, to turn backyard swimming pools into tilapia farms and more.
15 | March 11, 2013 3:00am |
The National Intelligence Council, in the United States, takes a peek into the global future.
2 | December 10, 2012 1:16pm |
A new UN report shows that cities are major contributors to climate change. But are they also the solution?
10 | March 30, 2011 2:17pm |