Earth sizzled to a third-straight record hot year in 2016, with scientists mostly blaming man-made global warming.
The potential economic damage from global warming should not be influenced by politics.
Atmospheric methane and other short-lived greenhouse gases are set to keep the global sea level rising for several centuries — even after any potential decline or halt in emissions.Greenhouse gases in the atmosphere cause ocean warming and thermal expansion that results in sea-level rise.
Trees that live in fire-prone areas have evolved thick bark to protect themselves. This trait can be used as an indicator of how resilient a tree species is to increased fire risk under global warming.Adam Pellegrini, now at Stanford University in California, and his
It's the first three-peat in the era of modern global warming.
Global warming is going to steal away some of those postcard-perfect weather days, according to a new study
There's just not much to say about this. We now have the official number for 2016, and it was yet another record-setting year for global warming. Here's the latest set of Arctic temperatures: The green line is where we'd normally be....Show More Summary
OSLO (Reuters) - World temperatures hit a record high for the third year in a row in 2016, creeping closer to a ceiling set for global warming with extremes including unprecedented heat in India and ice melt in the Arctic, U.S. government agencies said on Wednesday.
Government scientists say the Earth sizzled to a third straight heat record last year. They mostly blame man-made global warming with help from a natural El Nino, which has since … Click to Continue »
Americans’ concerns about global warming are at their highest in eight years, a survey released Wednesday found. Among 1,226 adults surveyed nationally in November, 61 percent say they are either “very worried” or “somewhat worried”Show More Summary
Over a dozen leading European and Asian firms have teamed up to promote the use of hydrogen as a clean fuel and cut the production of harmful gasses that lead to global warming.
Global warming is going to steal away some of those postcard-perfect weather days in the future, according to a first-of-its-kind projection of nice weather. On average, Earth will have 10 … Click to Continue »
Temperatures in the Northeast are rising much faster than the global average due to climate change, a new study says.
Lola Gayle, STEAM Register Whether it’s due to natural causes or man-made global warming, it appears that Antarctica is undergoing a major upheaval of sorts. For example, a massive rift was discovered in Antarctica’s Larsen C ice shelf in December 2016. A further warning was issued this...
President Barack Obama has made one final contribution to the fight against global warming on his way out the White House door. On Tuesday, Obama transferred $500 million to the UN's Green Climate Fund, a key program set up to finance climate change adaptation and renewable energy projects in developing countries. Show More Summary
While Donald Trump spreads the myth that the decline of coal is due to a “war” launched by the Obama administration, the rest of the world continues to react to both increased concern over air quality and global warming, as well as the...Show More Summary
If you like long walks on the beach, building walls, Russia and don't believe in global warming — there's a dating site for you.
Prince Charles, long an outspoken advocate about the dangers posed by climate change, has teamed up with publisher Penguin Random House to co-author a popular science book on global warming. The hardback, which will be released Jan. 26, was created in the style of the iconic range of Ladybird children’s books first made popular in the 1960s. Show More Summary
Blinding You With Real Science It's fun watching radical environmentalists' heads explode at the appointment of fossil fuel proponent and global warming skeptic Scott Pruitt to head the EPA. But the headwaters of the Green movement (which is in...
(University of New South Wales) Expect strong increases in rainfall during extreme precipitation events in Australia as a result of global warming making Dorothy Mackellar's now classic view of Australia as a country of droughts and flooding rains truer than ever.