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.
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July 1, 2010 4:00am |
Beijing made big emissions reductions during the 2008 Olympics.
1 | July 23, 2012 8:33am |
Will black carbon cause the death of space tourism before it has taken off?
9 | May 16, 2013 10:49am |
A first-of-its-kind study reveals that the number of tropical conflicts doubles during hot, dry El Nino years, indicating that global climate shifts can destabilize modern-day societies.
11 | August 24, 2011 10:00am |
Former U.S. president Bill Clinton joined Mexican president Felipe Calderon, South African president Jacob Zuma and others in an all-star panel discussion on how climate change can be managed at...
1 | September 20, 2011 9:51am |
Scientists always thought tectonic movements affect climate because it creates new mountains and trenches in the sea. The opposite is is also true.
37 | April 14, 2011 2:28pm |
Climate Gate has left the average objective person, or the majority of people, in the cold as two opposing sides scream at each other over politics, leaked emails and whether science has been...
67 | December 8, 2009 5:05am |
Limiting black carbon could really help climate change.
1 | January 15, 2012 9:29pm |
A new development on the outskirts of Bangladesh's capital city will create a "garden city" with an infrastructure focused on managing water.
January 24, 2012 5:00am |
Humans are now considered to be the greatest force on the geology of Earth. Can we use the same technological innovation that got us to a population of 7 billion to save us from dying out?
3 | June 29, 2012 7:54am |
The city's sustainability director says no matter how many light bulbs we replace, the climate is still changing--enough that ski resort operators are worried. Some cities are figuring out how to...
9 | September 29, 2010 2:00am |
On January 1, 2012, something unprecedented will happen: The first global carbon tax will go into effect. It will affect only airlines that fly in and out of Europe, but since that's pretty much...
1 | December 31, 2011 5:00am |
ICLEI-Local Governments for Sustainability offers framework for assessing unique risks and setting achievable goals.
29 | November 22, 2010 6:09am |
Hurricane Irene swept Eastern United States over the weekend. Is climate change to blame for Irene? We interviewed science and political journalist Chris Mooney to find out.
56 | August 29, 2011 1:21am |
Remember billions and billions lost on the insurance bill for Hurricane Katrina? Those losses would be dwarved by the estimates reported in a new climate change loss report from World Wildlife...
58 | November 30, 2009 11:42am |
Concern about water availability and quality has also risen appreciably over past two years, a new poll suggests.
8 | November 3, 2011 3:43am |
Two comprehensive climate studies have linked extreme weather events to human activity for the first time.
59 | February 16, 2011 7:11pm |
Bill Nye, the "Science Guy," visits Fox Business to outline in six minutes a career's worth of climate research. Here's a look.
5 | August 30, 2011 9:28am |
Who would have thought that Earth would be the first planet humanity would terraform? National Geographic tackles our planet's future climate in a new show.
5 | August 24, 2011 2:12pm |
To pursue a clean energy agenda, follow the U.S. military's lead and focus on issues both political parties can get behind, former Colorado governor Bill Ritter said Tuesday at the inaugural SXSW...
1 | October 5, 2011 3:00am |