Carbon: China hopes peak will come 'as early as possible'
China hopes its emissions of greenhouse gases will peak "as early as possible" but its experts differ as to when it will happen, its chief negotiator at UN climate talks said Thursday.
Climate deal 'won't be perfect': US negotiator
With 19 months to go until the deadline for a new, global pact on climate change, the United States' top negotiator cautioned Thursday against unrealistic expectations, saying the deal "won't be perfect".
Climate warnings ignored with US elections looming
The U.S. Congress, ignoring dire new warnings about climate change, continues to shy away from legislation that might mitigate the effects of global warming, leaving President Barack Obama with limited tools to reduce greenhouse ...
Control methane now, greenhouse gas expert warns
(Phys.org) —As the shale gas boom continues, the atmosphere receives more methane, adding to Earth's greenhouse gas problem. A Cornell ecology professor fears that we may not be many years away from an ...
Ocean winds keep Antarctica cold, Australia dry
New Australian National University-led research has explained why Antarctica is not warming as much as other continents, and why southern Australia is recording more droughts.
Germany now EU's worst polluter as CO2 emissions rise
Germany is the European Union's worst polluter, with its production of CO2 gasses from fossil fuel rising by two percent in 2013 to 760 million tonnes, official data showed on Wednesday.
UN chief urges 'bold' action to curb global warming
UN chief Ban Ki-moon on Sunday urged "bold" actions by countries around the world to reduce greenhouse emissions and fight global warming.
Simulations suggest global warming will increase strength of winds associated with AEWs
Study shows bacteria combat dangerous gas leaks
Bacteria could mop up naturally-occurring and man-made leaks of natural gases before they are released into the atmosphere and cause global warming - according to new research from the University of East Anglia.
Energy change is key to meeting UN climate goal: panel
The world can still meet the UN goal to limit global warming provided it cuts annual greenhouse gas emissions by 40-70 percent by 2050, a top expert panel said Sunday.
Governments approve text of UN climate report
Government representatives on Saturday approved a UN report listing options for rolling back emissions from greenhouse gases, NGOs following the proceedings said.
New materials for capturing carbon dioxide from combustion gases
(Phys.org) —Carbon dioxide is both a culprit in global warming and also responsible for keeping the Earth warm enough to support life as we know it. It is odorless and colorless, often represented by a ...
Farming for improved ecosystem services seen as economically feasible
By changing row-crop management practices in economically and environmentally stable ways, US farms could contribute to improved water quality, biological diversity, pest suppression, and soil fertility while helping to stabilize ...
UN climate panel chair calls for 'enlightenment'
The head of the United Nations scientific panel on climate change urged diplomats and scientists to show "enlightenment" Monday, as they began a weeklong meeting aimed at spelling out in plain terms what ...