By Associated Press | 04/05/14 04:17 PM
Indiana's top official in charge of improving the state's air quality has angered some of his staff with a remark expressing skepticism about global warming.
By Associated Press | 04/05/14 03:33 PM
After concluding that global warming almost certainly is man-made and poses a grave threat to humanity, the U.N.-sponsored expert panel on climate change is moving on to the next phase: what to do about it.
By Zack Colman | 04/03/14 04:17 PM
There was sound, but little fury, from House Republicans on Thursday after the Energy Department announced it would reopen a clean energy loan program derided by conservatives. During the 2012 election, "Solyndra," the failed solar panel-maker that received a $535 million federal loan...
By Ashe Schow | 04/02/14 12:25 PM
Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy testified before Congress Wednesday, requesting millions more for initiatives to combat global warming. Speaking before the House Energy and Commerce committee, McCarthy's presented a budget requesting $1.03 billion for global warming...
By Zack Colman | 04/01/14 10:48 AM
Public health and environmental groups say the measure would save billions of dollars in medical costs and help blunt the effects of climate change, which could save money by reducing the intensity of extreme weather events linked to a warming planet.
By Washington Examiner | 04/01/14 07:42 AM
The United Nations' International Committee on climate change issued a new report Monday that includes dire warnings of civil wars and international conflicts in countries where people are displaced by coastal flooding and resource shortages caused by extreme weather. As usual, the ICCC called...
By Zack Colman | 03/31/14 10:44 AM
Every continent has been affected by climate change, and the risks of not curbing greenhouse gas emissions that cause it will grow in the coming years, according to a comprehensive United Nations report. The latest iteration of the U.N. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change expanded on...
03/31/14 08:30 AM
YOKOHAMA, Japan (AP) — The economic and financial impact of global warming is complex and not well understood. In some scenarios there would be economic benefits for countries that get warmer and wetter and consequently more fertile agriculturally. Drier weather in some regions would result in...
03/30/14 05:01 AM
YOKOHAMA, Japan (AP) — In an authoritative report due out Monday a United Nations climate panel for the first time is connecting hotter global temperatures to hotter global tempers. Top scientists are saying that climate change will complicate and worsen existing global security problems, such...
03/29/14 02:16 PM
YOKOHAMA, Japan (AP) — If you have already read "12 Pieces of Practical Advice from Housecats," now you can move on to "8 Reasons to Worry about Global Warming." A United Nations panel of scientists is joining the list craze with what they call eight "key risks" that are part of broader...
By Zack Colman | 03/28/14 12:39 PM
The White House took steps Friday toward issuing methane emissions regulations at hydraulic fracturing sites, a move that would slash greenhouse gas emissions in hopes of meeting President Obama's climate goals but will invite backlash from industry. The news is a victory for environmental...
03/24/14 11:30 PM
YOKOHAMA, Japan (AP) — Top climate scientists assessing the impact of global warming say that along with the enormous risks facing humanity are opportunities to improve public health and build a better world. Scientists from 100 countries meeting in this Japanese port city are putting...
By Seth Borenstein | 03/24/14 08:36 AM
If you think of climate change as a hazard for some far-off polar bears years from now, you're mistaken. That's the message from top climate scientists gathering in Japan this week to assess the impact of global warming.
03/24/14 01:15 AM
If you think of climate change as a hazard for some far-off polar bears years from now, you're mistaken. That's the message from top climate scientists gathering in Japan this week to assess the impact of global warming. In fact, they will say, the dangers of a warming Earth are immediate and...
By Zack Colman | 03/20/14 02:45 PM
Environmental groups are stepping up their opposition to natural gas exports after boosters in Congress and the energy industry helped propel the discussion early in the Ukraine crisis.
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