Climate talks in Madrid ended Sunday with little agreement on addressing what many say is the single greatest challenge facing humanity. At the annual gathering, known as COP, the world’s largest polluters were unable to agree on stronger plans to…
The World Bank estimates that by 2050, there will be 143 million climate change-driven migrants from the regions of Latin America, sub-Saharan Africa and Southeast Asia.
By Stephanie Garcia
Tuesday marked the release of yet another stark report detailing how the increased warming of our atmosphere is transforming the planet. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s annual Arctic Report Card includes some grim news for wildlife, native communities and…
The 14th iteration of NOAA's Arctic Report Card paints a bleak picture of wildlife invasions, animal die-offs, massive algal blooms, melting ice and disappearing ways of life.
By Nsikan Akpan
By Stephanie Sy, Richard Coolidge
Rising sea levels will threaten three times more people in the next 30 years than previously thought, according to the latest scientific estimates. Among the hundreds of millions of people worldwide facing the threat are the 400 residents of Newtok,…
The United Nations has an alarming assessment of climate change and how countries around the world are not doing nearly enough to slow its damage before it becomes worse. The report finds that the warming effect of greenhouse gases on…
By Nsikan Akpan
Inventors claim their carbon capture “battery” could return CO2 to preindustrial levels within 40 years, but first it has some economic hurdles to overcome.
By Stephanie Jenouvrier, The Conversation
Emperor Penguins could virtually disappear by the year 2100 due to loss of Antarctic sea ice. But a new study shows a more aggressive global climate policy can halt the penguins’ march to extinction.
President Trump announced Monday that in a year, the U.S. will formally withdraw from the Paris climate agreement. The global accord was signed in 2015 by nearly 200 nations pledging to cut greenhouse gas emissions to slow the planet’s warming.
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