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.
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 |
Chicago leads the nation in implementing infrastructure changes to combat the effects of climate change.
1 | May 23, 2011 8:57am |
How much could climate change cost your state? Public policy group offers state-by-state assessment.
8 | May 12, 2011 4:42am |
Not convinced we need to curb greenhouse gas emissions? Well, maybe you should do it to prevent the little green men from destroying us all.
54 | August 18, 2011 9:09pm |
Earth Day Special Feature 2011: Peter Calthorpe, one of the founders of the Congress for the New Urbanism, talks with SmartPlanet about how cities are leading the fight against climate change.
6 | April 22, 2011 5:33am |
Engineers have devised a new management system to help dams in the Pacific Northwest be more efficient in a warmer climate.
January 28, 2010 2:36pm |
Baroness Bryony Worthington fought nuclear power. Then she discovered thorium. Now a member of Britain's House of Lords, she's the West's political champion for a safe alternative to uranium.
10 | June 17, 2012 9:05pm |
Profit and patriotism are the routes out of the climate crisis.
12 | February 26, 2010 9:02am |
EPA Chief Lisa Jackson had ambitious plans to address climate change and other environmental issues but spent the last four years battling industry instead.
1 | December 27, 2012 9:10am |
Researchers at the University of Florida uncover the possible link between climate change and the toxins in fish that poison the people who eat the fish.
3 | December 10, 2010 4:29pm |
House Republican attempts to limit the EPA's authority to regulate greenhouse gases have been held back by Senate negotiators.
April 8, 2011 2:38pm |
Republican leaders in the House and Senate are attempting to strip the EPA of its ability to regulate greenhouse gases, which contribute to climate change.
21 | March 15, 2011 8:34pm |
Understanding the gravity field on Earth is important in understanding the volcanic activity and earthquakes.
12 | March 31, 2011 4:18pm |
A West Virginia power plant demonstrates how carbon capture and storage--burying the carbon 8,000 feet underground--can secure as much as 90 percent of the CO2 from a plant's emission stream.
7 | December 27, 2010 2:00am |
Scientists are drilling deep underground in Antarctica to learn more about the ancient environment and use that knowledge to understand global climate change.
1 | August 24, 2010 11:46am |
With a one-two punch aimed at reducing climate change and improving crop yields worldwide, re:char is turning agricultural waste into soil-improving biochar.
10 | August 24, 2010 4:00am |
James Hansen has been campaigning against global warming for decades. He retired as boss of NASA's Goddard Institute of Space Studies this week, giving lift-off to his latest call for nuclear.
20 | April 5, 2013 3:41am |
It's getting easier, thanks in part to Microsoft.
1 | October 29, 2010 12:01am |
Although most reporting of greenhouse gas emissions is still voluntary, a new SEC ruling suggests public companies may have some explaining to do when it comes to the impact of climate change on...
2 | February 3, 2010 12:06pm |