Climate Change and Global Warming News and Archives

Non-profit climate news links & archives provided on these terms to help find solutions & for posterity

     News Home | RSS Newsfeed | Disclaimer & Conditions for Use

From here you can search and/or filter the news database

Search and Filter Options: Select option(s) and click "Search/Set Filter". "Save Filter" sets options as default for future visits.

Search:



Region:

Country:

Year:

# to Show:

Sort By:

Summaries:

Search logic:













       Records: 1 - 25  Next >>  Page   of 5808  
 
20/8/2014
Worried about global warming, a growing number of churches and other faith groups are divesting their holdings in fossil fuel companies that release large amounts of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases into the atmosphere. "The ...   
20/8/2014
About 10 million years into the current Cenozoic Era, or roughly 56 million years ago, during a climate that was hot and wet, two groups of mammals moved from land to water. These were the cetaceans, which include whales, dolphins and porpoises, ...   
20/8/2014
Climate change will slash up to nine percent off the South Asian economy every year by the end of this century if the world continues on its current fossil-fuel intensive path, the Asian Development Bank warns in a new report. The human ...   
20/8/2014
Recalling a disastrous 2002 salmon die-off in the rivers of northern California`s Klamath Basin, members of Native tribes in that area, including the Karuk, Yurok and Hoopa, are pressuring the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation to act to prevent another ...   
20/8/2014
The cleanup of a 5,000-gallon fuel oil spill from a Duke Energy Corp power plant into the Ohio River could stretch into Thursday, Duke said on Wednesday, as the U.S. Coast Guard reopened a 15-mile section of the river to limited ...   
20/8/2014
As the severe drought continues for a third year, water levels in the state’s lakes and reservoirs are reaching historic lows   
20/8/2014
A $1 billion lawsuit accuses the Japanese nuclear energy company Tepco of lying about radiation levels. This story was originally published by the Guardian and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. The article was ...   
20/8/2014
Exporting U.S. coal to South Korean power plants could cut greenhouse gas emissions by 21 percent compared to burning it at less efficient U.S. plants, according to researchers at Duke University. The strategy could also generate more than $25 ...   
20/8/2014
Actor Leonardo DiCaprio is lending his voice and support to a new short film, bringing attention to climate change and calling for federal action over carbon pollution. "We cannot sit idly by and watch the fossil fuel industry make ...   
20/8/2014
Policymakers need to consider the impacts of both climate change and land use when studying ecosystems, researchers have said. A study has found that when the two factors are analysed together, there are variances in the findings depending on the ...   
19/8/2014
Two years ago, the home of the Kentucky Derby, Kentucky Fried Chicken and the Louisville Slugger received an unwelcome distinction: fastest-warming heat island in the United States. Researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology ...   
19/8/2014
As the sea ice covering the Arctic continues to shrink under the influence of greenhouse gas-induced warming, it's causing a host of other changes in the region, including the growth of large waves in the previously iced-over areas. Those waves ...   
19/8/2014
South Asian economies will be badly squeezed by climate change within a few decades if no action is taken to reduce the greenhouse gas emissions responsible for global warming, according to a report published on Tuesday by the Asian Development ...   
18/8/2014
The state of Oregon stood up to dirty coal exports today by denying a key dock-building permit. This denial is a major victory for residents and climate activists who have waged a huge, high-profile campaign against coal exports. Oregon’s ...   
18/8/2014
Finally there's good news on climate change: We have part of the solution, and it's already working. For a long time, experts have theorized that indigenous people in forest communities and their management of these forests are critical ...   
18/8/2014
Eric Knapp breaks apart a burnt pine cone, looking for seeds - in his line of work this is considered a clue."Going into an area after a fire, you almost feel like CSI, you know, sleuthing," Knapp says.He is standing in a part of ...   
18/8/2014
When a scorching drought struck eastern Australia in 2006, cattle farmers Robyn and Paul Kendal had to slaughter nearly all their livestock and spend around a year of their normal turnover on feed to keep the remainder alive.With a ...   
18/8/2014
Last month, Earth’s ocean surfaces tied the previous record for the hottest July during the 130 years the U.S. government has been compiling data. The National Climatic Data Center of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration ...   
18/8/2014
FOR years, scientists just down the road from Oxford have been quietly working at the forefront of a project that could change the world. But fusion power is the best invention you have probably never heard of. That may sound ...   
18/8/2014
Anti-fracking protesters caused peaceful disruption at several locations on Monday, gluing themselves to the doors of a government department, occupying a building used by an energy firm and blockading access to a test drilling ...   
18/8/2014
Half of the Earth’s land mass is made up of rangelands, which include grasslands and savannas, yet they are being transformed at an alarming rate. Woody plants, such as trees and shrubs are taking over, leading to a loss of critical habitat and ...   
18/8/2014
Fracking's impact on animals is still largely unknown, which scientists see as a real problem given that business is booming. Hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, shows no signs of stopping. Between 2005 and 2013, some 82,000 fracking ...   
18/8/2014
Roughly one-quarter of the global glacier mass loss between the years 1851 and 2010 can be attributed to human activities, and that fraction increased to more than two-thirds between 1991 and 2010, according to research published in the journal ...   
18/8/2014
Without climate change mitigation policies, half of the world could face extreme water scarcity before the end of the century, a study has found. However, researchers from the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) also warned that poorly ...   
18/8/2014
Activists have superglued themselves to the doors at the entrance of the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) building in London, in a protest against fracking. The action was timed to coincide with a number of ...   

  Records: 1 - 25  Next >>  Page   of 5808