ADB urges East Asian giants to work together on climate change
The Asian Development Bank on Wednesday called on China and Japan to band together in fighting the disastrous effects of climate change, despite their diplomatic hostilities.
Global warming linked to wildfires, says UN climate chief
Wildfires are "absolutely" linked to global warming and increasingly intense heatwaves, the UN climate chief has said, as bushfires burned out of control in Australia.
EU climate chief revives airline carbon tax proposal
The EU's top climate-change official said Wednesday that Brussels was within its rights to tax airlines for emissions in its airspace, reviving a controversial proposal that drew a storm of criticism.
US high court will review global warming rules (Update)
The U. Supreme Court agreed Tuesday to decide whether to block key aspects of the Obama administration's plan aimed at cutting power plant and factory emissions of gases blamed for global warming.
The tundra—a dark horse in planet Earth's greenhouse gas budget
There are huge amounts of organic carbon in the soil beneath the tundra that covers the northernmost woodless areas of the planet. New research findings from Aarhus University show that the tundra may become ...
Biochar in soils cuts greenhouse gas emissions
University of Tübingen microbiologists show soil microbe communities can be influenced to decrease nitrous oxide emissions.
Scientists warn of 'deadly trio' risk to ailing oceans
Marine scientists warned Thursday that our oceans are declining more rapidly than previously thought—becoming ever warmer and more acidic and losing oxygen at an alarming rate.
Cows' carbon hoofprint is smaller than thought
(Phys.org) —The carbon hoofprint of dairy cows may be smaller than previously thought, report Cornell researchers.
Climate change: Fast out of the gate, slow to the finish the gate
A great deal of research has focused on the amount of global warming resulting from increased greenhouse gas concentrations. But there has been relatively little study of the pace of the change following ...
UN panel's climate report sparks concern
Scientists, environmentalists and politicians reacted with concern Friday as a UN climate panel warned temperatures could rise by as much as 4.8 degrees Celsius (8.6 degrees Fahrenheit) this century due t ...
Temperatures to rise 0.3-4.8 C this century, UN panel says
A UN panel said Friday it was more certain than ever that humans were causing global warming and predicted temperatures would rise by 0.3 to 4.8 degrees Celsius (0.5-8.6 degrees Fahrenheit) this century.
Report ponders: How sensitive is climate to CO2?
Scientists are more confident than ever that pumping carbon dioxide into the air by burning fossil fuels is warming the planet. The question is, by how much?
Diesel or electric? Study offers advice for owners of urban delivery truck fleets
(Phys.org) —For owners of delivery truck fleets who may be trying to decide between electric or diesel vehicles, researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology are offering some advice: comparisons ...
Livestock is major contributor to global warming: UN
Livestock farming makes up 14.5 percent of all human-caused greenhouse gas emissions, the UN food agency said Thursday, proposing solutions like breeding less-flatulent types of cows.