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.
"The Morning Briefing" is SmartPlanet's daily roundup of must-reads from the web. This morning we're reading about carbon emissions.
4 | November 15, 2012 12:24am |
Wind turbines have a big recycling problem -- which is why plant-based turbines are the new focus.
6 | November 14, 2012 9:12pm |
Big Blue's new standard bearer for computing highlights the rising influence of graphics processors.
1 | November 13, 2012 4:05am |
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 |
'The only way you will achieve systemic change is if you are prepared to 'challenge the givens.'
November 9, 2012 4:03pm |
Enjoy your morning coffee -- it's not going to last.
60 | November 9, 2012 5:37am |
A high number of Asian cities are vulnerable to rising sea levels and that means superstorms will have greater impacts.
2 | October 31, 2012 5:52am |
Hurricane Sandy taught the U.S. a valuable lesson in why investing in public infrastructure is important. The devastation wrought was widely expected but also preventable.
18 | October 30, 2012 7:15pm |
New York City's Metropolitan Transit Authority has released a video showing flooding at its South Ferry-Whitehall Street subway station. It's breathtaking.
12 | October 30, 2012 4:57pm |
Hurricane Sandy could finally put an end to climate change silence and denial, and teach us to build a more resilient and climate-friendly infrastructure.
80 | October 30, 2012 1:08pm |
Hitachi will be taking over the U.K.'s Horizon nuclear project in order to build nuclear power stations.
2 | October 30, 2012 4:44am |
And that's not a good thing.
15 | October 28, 2012 7:28am |
Republican Mitt Romney has reversed his longstanding opposition to tax credits that subsidize the industry just days before the vote, to gain support in the wind state of Iowa.
5 | October 26, 2012 3:46pm |
Will Beijing's drastic plan to reduce car use work?
3 | October 26, 2012 6:25am |
Innovation: overblown? The four reasons why modern efforts fail to live up to the word's original definition.
1 | October 25, 2012 7:37am |
Climatologist Kim Cobb is working to build better climate forecasts.
11 | October 22, 2012 3:00am |
HYDERABAD -- India walks a tightrope between development and conservation.
2 | October 22, 2012 12:00am |
Pike Research predicts that shipment rates for LED-based street lighting will go above and beyond 17 million by 2020.
October 16, 2012 10:37am |
Scientists have developed a way to visualize an entire city's carbon emissions.
1 | October 12, 2012 3:00am |
Have you ever wondered what emissions company plants are producing in your locale, and which countries are making an effort to keep pollution minimal?
17 | October 11, 2012 2:12am |