UN report sees $1.45 tn global warming cost: media
Global warming will reduce the world's crop production by up to two percent every decade and wreak $1.45 trillion of economic damage by the end of this century, according to a draft UN report, Japanese media ...
Science academies explain global warming reality
(AP)—Man-made global warming is worsening and will disrupt both the natural world and human society, warns a joint report of two of the world's leading scientific organizations.
No warming hiatus for extreme hot temperatures
Extremely hot temperatures over land have dramatically and unequivocally increased in number and area despite claims that the rise in global average temperatures has slowed over the past 10 to 20 years.
Researchers suggest controversial approach to forecasting El Nino
Pacific trade winds stall global surface warming—for now
Heat stored in the western Pacific Ocean caused by an unprecedented strengthening of the equatorial trade winds appears to be largely responsible for the hiatus in surface warming observed over the past 13 ...
2013 sixth hottest year, UN says (Update)
Last year tied for the sixth hottest on record, confirming that Earth's climate system is in the grip of warming that will affect generations to come, the UN's weather agency said Wednesday.
Researchers find temperature feedback magnifying climate warming in Arctic
Human cause of global warming is near certainty, UN reports
Global warming is unequivocal, human influence has been the dominant cause since the mid-20th century, and atmospheric concentrations of greenhouse gases, already at levels not seen in at least 800,000 years, ...
Walden trees leafing out far earlier than in Thoreau's time
Climate-change studies by Boston University biologists show leaf-out times of trees and shrubs at Walden Pond are an average of 18 days earlier than when Henry David Thoreau made his observations there in ...
An icebreaker gets stuck in the ice, photos are used to mislead
As the saying goes, a picture is worth a thousand words, and by now you might have seen dramatic images of passengers on stranded icebreaker Akademik Shokalskiy being rescued by helicopter last Friday after becoming lodged in Antarctica sea ice on Christmas Eve. ...
Ex-NASA expert issues call for climate solutions
Longtime NASA expert James Hansen has issued a call for new approaches to stop global warming, saying solutions are needed and that currently accepted targets are too dangerous.
More droughts, heavier rains in warmer Europe, study reports
Europe will likely be a much warmer place by century's end, plagued by frequent downpours over its entire landmass and heatwaves and droughts in the south, new research showed Monday.
Reef fish find it's too hot to swim
We all know the feeling, it's a hot summer afternoon and you have no appetite and don't want to do anything apart from lay on the couch.
Bloom or bust as new study reveals the plants most likely to survive climate change
New research into the effect of climate change on plants has revealed which individuals within a species are most likely to thrive under warmer conditions and which are at risk. And it seems that plants that ...