WASHINGTON (AP) — A panel of scientists advising the federal government says the world needs to worry more about hard-to-predict sudden changes from global warming than it does about the bigger but more gradual impacts. […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — Starvation, poverty, flooding, heat waves, droughts, war and disease already lead to human tragedies. They’re likely to worsen as the world warms from man-made climate change, a leaked draft of an international […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — Starting in about a decade, Kingston, Jamaica, will probably be off-the-charts hot — permanently. Other places will soon follow. Singapore in 2028. Mexico City in 2031. Cairo in 2036. Phoenix and Honolulu […]
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California Gov. Jerry Brown and a China’s top climate negotiator signed an agreement to boost cooperation between the state and China on clean energy technologies and climate change. The governor […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — Calling global climate change a “life-threatening issue,” Secretary of State nominee John Kerry said the US must play a key role in reducing greenhouse gas emissions that contribute to global warming.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California utility regulators have approved a small, twice-a-year dividend for households to help offset bill increases caused by the state’s new cap-and-trade system.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) – More than 130 scientists from Iowa colleges and universities say this year’s drought is consistent with a warmer climate predicted as part of global climate change and more droughts can […]
WASHINGTON (AP) – President Barack Obama says he wants to begin a national “conversation” on climate change. At a news conference Wednesday, Obama said his administration has taken steps to combat global warming, such as […]
WASHINGTON (AP) – New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg is endorsing President Barack Obama for re-election, citing his leadership on climate change. Bloomberg says in an online opinion piece that Hurricane Sandy made the stakes of […]
(AP) – Gov. Jerry Brown on Monday launched a website to document the effects of climate change and respond to those who question it, calling them climate change “denialists.” Brown’s office announced the site while […]
(AP) – As California grows warmer, nowhere will the increased temperatures be starker than in California’s arid Central Valley, where farmers will have to consider whether the crops grown today will survive in a harsher […]