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.
Global warming results are in. Climate change is real, says a study based on the largest data set of unique stations.
38 | October 24, 2011 7:10am |
At UC Berkeley's Geospatial Innovation Facility software developers are building a Web-based mapping tool to help scientists prepare for the changing climate conditions in California. The team has...
3 | October 27, 2011 9:21am
Two months ago, Jim Yong Kim wanted to "shock" the world into action against man-made climate change. So some people might find what he said at Davos over the weekend to be rather shocking.
22 | January 28, 2013 5:07am |
NOAA has unveiled Climate.gov, a portal that aggregates all the climate change information found on various government agencies' websites.
1 | February 11, 2010 1:04pm |
The NRDC has launched a new web tool that shows you how vulnerable your county is to climate change's effects on extreme heat, infectious diseases, air pollution, drought, and flooding.
13 | August 4, 2011 8:07pm |
The United Nations highlights nine projects that are good for the climate and the economy in developing countries.
5 | December 6, 2012 12:10pm |
Cal-Adapt gives people the latest information on the impacts of climate change in California. Tools show people scientific research in a visual way.
12 | June 8, 2011 11:40am |
Energy futurist Chris Nelder reviews some recent press on peak oil, and tries to set the record straight about what it means, and why some in the press still get it wrong.
26 | February 1, 2012 5:00am |
Enjoy rebutting climate change deniers in comments or on social media? If so, the new game Reality Drop is for you.
30 | November 12, 2012 8:00pm |
Energy futurist Chris Nelder explains why we can't deal with peak energy, climate change, debt deleveraging, and our other existential crises: because we're stuck in a monkey trap.
24 | December 21, 2011 5:00am |
Congressional Republicans are attempting to eliminate the EPA's climate change rule making authority with a new bill that would amend the Clean Air Act.
26 | February 3, 2011 5:07pm |
Republican Presidential candidate Mitt Romney took the stage at his convention last night and told a joke mocking climate change and President Obama's desire to address the issue.
15 | August 30, 2012 11:54pm |
DURBAN -- Climate talks in Durban dilutes North-South divide but fragments the developing world.
3 | December 13, 2011 5:51pm |
Polar bears, yes. But some argue that the symbol should be a child. People respond better to climate change warnings when portrayed as a health issue, rather than an environmental problem.
25 | September 11, 2012 10:20pm |
"The Morning Briefing" is SmartPlanet's daily roundup of must-reads from the web. This morning we're reading the latest publications on climate change.
January 26, 2012 1:35am |
The director of the prestigious British research center named in the "Climategate" controversy has stepped down pending an investigation.
3 | December 2, 2009 11:55am |
The energy policies of President Obama and Mitt Romney offer two radically different directions into the future. Which one would take us into prosperity?
95 | September 5, 2012 1:48am |
Climate change has put a damper on the United States's winter sports industry and the communities that depend on it.
5 | December 9, 2012 2:17pm |
Find out how green infrastructure is helping cities not only benefit environmentally and economically, but also adapt to the the effects of climate change.
17 | February 28, 2011 12:29pm |
As people push against the limits of what nature freely offers us in terms of fresh water, climate stability and more, how can we use our resources to achieve the greatest return for society?
3 | April 1, 2013 3:00am |