All freshwater streams and rivers actually release carbon dioxide, but the source of those emissions has for years been unclear to scientists.
Leading cities and regions promised ambitious cuts to emissions blamed for climate change, hoping to boost efforts for a global deal.
Man-made global warming is set to produce exceptionally high average temperatures this year and next, boosted by natural weather phenomena such as El Nino, Britain's top climate and weather body said in a report Monday.
Indonesia has pledged to cut its greenhouse gas emissions by 29 percent by 2030 through stepping up protection of forests and boosting the renewable energy sector, but observers criticised the plan as lacking in detail.
India promises to hike renewable energy targets to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions, in long-awaited pledges to be announced next week for upcoming UN climate change talks, a newspaper report said Thursday.
Americans' energy use continued to grow slowly in 2014, fueled by increases in the use of natural gas, wind and solar, according to the most recent energy flow charts released by Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.
When it comes to global warming, most people worry about power plants. Claire White thinks about another kind of plant—those that make cement.
The politics of climate change are often depicted as a simple battle, between environmentalists and particular industries, over government policy. That's not wrong, but it's only a rough sketch of the matter. Now a paper ...
Seventy per cent of glacier ice in British Columbia and Alberta could disappear by the end of the 21st century, creating major problems for local ecosystems, power supplies, and water quality, according to a new study by ...
Even though ecosystems may be located half a world away from each other, sometimes they really aren't all that different. That's what an international group of grassland scientists, including one from the University of Kentucky ...