Today's Top Stories. See All Headlines for more news.
Flooding from storm surge would threaten D.C. infrastructure, report says
Flooding from storm surge would threaten D.C. infrastructure, report says
A nonprofit's analysis says a storm surge could exact tremendous toll financially and environmentally.
2014-09-16  washingtonpost.com
Fixing Climate Change May Add No Costs, Report Says
Fixing Climate Change May Add No Costs, Report Says
In decades of public debate about global warming, one assumption has been accepted by virtually all factions: that tackling it would necessarily be costly. But a new report casts doubt on that idea, declaring that the necessary fixes could wind up being effectively free.
2014-09-16  nytimes.com
Climate change report: prevent damage by overhauling global economy
Climate change report: prevent damage by overhauling global economy
Reducing emissions can generate better growth than old high-carbon model, says co-author of report, Lord Stern
2014-09-16  theguardian.com
President Obama has a huge gas problem
President Obama has a huge gas problem
Ahead of the People's Climate March, activists say Obama must address fracking if he wants to leave a meaningful legacy
2014-09-15  america.aljazeera.com
Polar vortex: Deep meanders in vortex linked to global warming.
Polar vortex: Deep meanders in vortex linked to global warming.
Over the past year or so, I've written a few times on how the 'polar vortex'-actually, deep meanders or excursions in the usually stable west-to-east direction of the polar cyclonic air stream-may be tied to global warming, but there hadn't been enough research done yet to be sure. Well, here...
2014-09-15  slate.com
NASA: Hottest August Globally Since Records Began In 1880
NASA: Hottest August Globally Since Records Began In 1880
Last month was the warmest August globally since records began being kept in 1880, NASA reported Monday. The globe just keeps warming.
2014-09-15  thinkprogress.org
Warmest August on Record, Global Warming Continues
Warmest August on Record, Global Warming Continues
According to data just updated by NASA, last August was the warmest August for the entire instrumental data record, which begins in 1881. This has been something of a mixed year but overall warm. Of the 134 years for which there are data, the coolest month this year so far was February, at 17th place, with July also being cool, at 11th place. Keep in mind this is over 134 years. For the months of January through August, there are no one-digit ranks (1 through 8) prior to 1989, inclusively, and you don't really start getting consistent “top ten” ranks until 1998.
2014-09-15  scienceblogs.com
At least 150 companies prep for carbon prices
At least 150 companies prep for carbon prices
Study finds that 150 companies worldwide -- including ExxonMobil, Google, Microsoft and 26 others in the U.S. -- are making business plans that assume they'll be taxed on their carbon pollution.
2014-09-15  usatoday.com
Drought bites as Amazon's 'flying rivers' dry up
Drought bites as Amazon's 'flying rivers' dry up
Scientists in Brazil believe the loss of billions of litres of water released as vapour clouds by Amazon rainforest trees is the result of continuing deforestation and climate change – leading to devastating drought.
2014-09-14  climatenewsnetwork.net
Naomi Klein: The price of free trade is unchecked climate change
Naomi Klein: The price of free trade is unchecked climate change
In her new book, This Changes Everything, Ms. Klein argues that saving the planet will take more than lower emissions – we need a radical rethink of capitalism
2014-09-12  theglobeandmail.com
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Next >>
Climate Science Legal Defense Fund Climate News Feed Widget