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.
DOHA -- Developed nations industrialized, then realized the harm. New emissions guidelines threaten emerging economies' success. Will one help the other?
15 | December 12, 2012 12:00am |
The National Intelligence Council, in the United States, takes a peek into the global future.
2 | December 10, 2012 1:16pm |
"The Morning Briefing" is SmartPlanet's daily roundup of must-reads from the web. This morning we're reading about climate change.
11 | December 10, 2012 12:23am |
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 |
Plus more chilling news on warming up there. Algae's growing. Wildfires could come.
26 | December 7, 2012 4:30am |
The United Nations highlights nine projects that are good for the climate and the economy in developing countries.
5 | December 6, 2012 12:10pm |
Space Exploration Technologies has secured two mission contracts with the U.S. Air Force.
December 6, 2012 3:18am |
If you're faced with a big decision, there's an app for that. It visualizes personal decisions or strategies in a way that will lead to "non-linear" decisions that are less influenced by emotions.
8 | December 5, 2012 7:31pm |
In the wake of Hurricane Sandy, "resilient" is seen as the new green by a budding architectural movement, says SmartPlanet columnist C.C. Sullivan.
5 | December 5, 2012 4:06am |
"The Morning Briefing" is SmartPlanet's daily roundup of must-reads from the web. This morning we're reading about nuclear power.
December 4, 2012 12:39am |
In Brussels, there is a new protest weapon of choice -- milk.
November 28, 2012 5:38am |
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 |
The Falklands Islands and their supposed wealth of oil have hit another bump in the road, as Falklands Oil & Gas abandons drilling the Scotia oil well.
November 27, 2012 6:28am |
Buoyant units that provide food, shelter and sanitation could improve the standard of living in wet slums.
3 | November 25, 2012 9:13am |
Small privately held Norwegian firm to start four-year test of alternative nuclear in January with help from American giant, at a reactor that provides steam to a paper mill.
20 | November 23, 2012 5:46am |
Days after the World Bank urges immediate action against catastrophic global warming, solar/wind organization Desertec notes that the lender has funded $12 billion of fossil fuel projects.
8 | November 22, 2012 4:55am |
Taking an optimistic approach to ecological preservation and resilience theory, versus a gloomy one, could push conservation in exciting directions, says Peter Kareiva of the Nature Conservancy.
November 21, 2012 8:34am |
The amount of greenhouse gases in our atmosphere reached an all-time recorded high last year.
November 20, 2012 8:59am |
The World Bank president Jim Yong Kim has called for urgent measures to combat the "devastating" consequences of climate change.
20 | November 19, 2012 5:45am |
DELHI -- Activists discuss the lessons of Hurricane Sandy for the rest of the globe.
8 | November 19, 2012 2:23am |