Australian scientists have discovered many tropical, mountaintop plants won't survive global warming, even under the best-case climate scenario.
Climate change mitigation could actually increase water shortage in some areas rather than reduce it, according to new research. The source of the problem is clear: greater demand for biofuels, intended to reduce emissions ...
President Barack Obama's plan to slash electricity-generated CO2 emissions was welcomed Tuesday as a courageous step towards a lower-carbon future, but not yet enough to brake dangerous planet warming.
President Barack Obama described climate change as one of the key challenges of our time Monday as he announced the first ever limits on US power plant emissions.
Imagine a world without liquid water—just solid ice in all directions. It would certainly not be a place that most life forms would like to live.
More than a dozen small island nations made an urgent appeal to the UN Security Council for help in combatting climate change, which they said poses a threat to their very existence.
A new study led by a University of York scientist addresses an important question in climate science: how accurate are climate model projections?
The White House on Monday said that more than a dozen of America's biggest companies have pledged to tackle climate change, backing President Barack Obama ahead of a global summit.
Senior diplomats charged with condensing an unwieldy draft for a global climate rescue pact, due to be inked in December, handed in their much-anticipated homework on Friday.
Mayors from around the world have signed a declaration with Pope Francis stating that man-made climate change is real and humanity has a moral imperative to take action.