An international research team led by UCLA life scientists has, for the first time, quantified the direct influence of climate on the growth of ecosystems around the globe.
One of the big unknowns in predicting climate change is the billions of tons of carbon frozen in Arctic permafrost. As global warming causes soil temperatures to increase, some of this carbon will decompose and enter the ...
Scientists often use satellites, supercomputers or high-tech arrays of instruments to show how the climate is changing.
New research shows that butterflies in Greenland have become smaller in response to increasing temperatures due to climate change.
Higher temperatures result in Swedish sand lizards laying their eggs earlier, which leads to better fitness and survival in their offspring, according to research published in the open access journal BMC Evolutionary Biology.
The hot weather over the October long weekend brings a reminder that Australia's "disaster season" is fast approaching.
French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius, who will chair December's UN-led climate talks in Paris, on Sunday urged countries which have yet to publish greenhouse gas emissions data to do so as soon as possible.
As the last major economy to submit a target for a global climate pact, India is pledging to reduce the intensity of its carbon emissions and boost the share of electricity produced from sources other than fossil fuels to ...
A South Korean professor of climate change economics will lead the Nobel Prize-winning group of climate scientists who keep track of global warming.
Finance ministers from 20 of the countries most vulnerable to climate change launched the "V20" group Thursday to marshal resources for their nations' fight against the impact of global warming.