Asia coal plants worrying for climate targets: IEA

Coal-fired power plants operating and under construction in Asia pose a threat to achieving the goal of halting global warming, the head of the International Energy Agency told the Financial Times on Wednesday.

Between filter bubbles, uneven visibility and transnationality

The internet would be nothing without hyperlinks. They are what makes the net a network. They define the paths that give users access to content. And they also help to determine which results search engines show over others. ...

A seemingly symbolic action shifted the climate change debate

On the face of it, environmentalist Bill McKibben's international climate campaign to have universities divest fossil fuel assets had limited success. Only a handful of institutions pledged to divest and it didn't affect ...

The moral element of climate change

Lawmakers around the world struggle to create policies that balance their nations' needs and interests with their impacts on global warming.

The rise of prejudice and why facts still matter

Researchers at The Australian National University (ANU) are calling on people around the world to take part in the biggest ever study into helping understand, and reduce prejudice.

Poll finds vast gaps in US climate views

The American public is sharply divided on the issue of climate change, with liberals far more likely than conservatives to trust scientists on the science of global warming, a poll said Tuesday.

Climate through the lens of poverty, inequality, sustainability

There is no religion that does not teach its adherents the need to nurture the earth, or the need for the brotherhood, equality and humility of men. In every generation, in every land and in every clime is born a populist ...

Climate change debate fueled by 'echo chambers,' study finds

A new study from researchers at the University of Maryland (UMD) and the National Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center (SESYNC) demonstrates that the highly contentious debate on climate change is fueled in part by how information ...

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