The historic climate agreement reached by more than 190 nations in December 2015 will require more than just the individual efforts of participating countries to meet their commitments to mitigate climate change. Too often ...
Scientists apply new method to determine whether specific climate impacts can be traced to human-caused emissions
The past century has seen a 0.8°C (1.4°F) increase in average global temperature, and according to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), the overwhelming source of this increase has been emissions of greenhouse ...
Amazon rainforests could transition to savannah-like states in response to climate change, new study predicts
By the end of this century, as climate continues to warm, dry seasons could become longer and more intense in the Amazon region. Droughts could become more commonplace. But the fate of the Amazon forest—home to around 300 ...
China and the United States are the world's biggest polluters, but their residents are among the least concerned about the harms of climate change, a global poll found Thursday.
Climate change is perhaps felt most acutely in the Arctic right now, but by the start of the next century, animal species in the Amazon basin region will be harder hit as the Earth warms.
A new study finds that changing climate in the polar regions can affect conditions in the rest of the world far quicker than previously thought.
International scientists have proposed a new pathway for saving the Arctic and Antarctic from their greatest menace – climate change.
Brazil on Sunday became the first major developing country to pledge an absolute reduction in greenhouse gas emissions for an envisioned global pact against climate change.
Mother Nature will be delivering a future gift of 2 percent more wind energy in the Midwest if regional climate models are correct, according to research from Wake Forest University.
Crucial research into the changing spatial patterns of future climate patterns is urgently needed, a new review article has concluded.