The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change is warning of a devastating global feedback loop around how humans produce and consume food. A new report urges immediate action on agricultural practices that contribute to greenhouse gas emissions, which exacerbate climate change…
This increased energy use will disproportionately affect low-income households.
By Yale Environment 360
Directly contradicting President Donald Trump, a draft report produced by 13 federal agencies concludes that the United States is already feeling the negative impacts of climate change, with a stark increase in the frequency of heat waves, heavy rains and…
By Associated Press
California's signature initiative to fight global warming will get another decade of life after lawmakers from both parties joined Gov. Jerry Brown in extending the law credited with reducing the state's carbon footprint.
By Jonathan J. Cooper, Associated Press
By Leigh Anne Tiffany
The words “climate change” tend to invoke images of heat and storms and smog-filled air. But one of the greatest global warming risks may start in the ground.
By John Ryan, KUOW Public Radio
Data you can dread — and dance to: the Keeling Curve.
By PBS NewsHour
Is making pollution expensive the best way to combat climate change? Economist Yoram Bauman thinks so -- he’s spearheading a campaign for a carbon tax in Seattle. But the proposal is raising opposition, and has brought together some unlikely bedfellows…
By PBS NewsHour
Move over solar and wind power, there’s another renewable energy source: poop. Thanks to rapidly advancing “digester” technologies, it’s possible to extract and refine natural gas from the methane in human and animal waste, generating power rather than polluting greenhouse…
By Joshua Barajas
Future heat waves will become hotter and more frequent across the globe if measures aren’t take to cap greenhouse gas emissions, the National Center for Atmospheric Research announced Tuesday.
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