Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

An iceberg melts in Kulusuk, Greenland near the arctic circle, Aug. 16, 2005. (AP Photo/John McConnico, File)

Warming report sees violent, sicker, poorer future

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 […]

11/03/2013

This undated handout photo provided by Marinelifephotography.com shows a reef slope densely covered by soft corals in Southeast Sulawesi, Indonesia. (AP Photo/Keoki Stender, Marinelifephotography.com)

Study claims temperatures will go off the charts around 2047

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 […]

10/09/2013

Smoke billows from chimneys of the cooling towers of a coal-fired power plant in Dadong, Shanxi province, China. (AP Photo/Andy Wong, File)

Report ponders: How sensitive is climate to CO2?

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Scientists are more confident than ever that pumping carbon dioxide into the air by burning fossil fuels is warming the planet. The question is, by how much? It’s something that officials and […]

09/26/2013

Smoke pours from a chimney at a cement plant in Binzhou city, in eastern China's Shandong province. (AP Photo)

What 95% certainty of warming means to scientists

WASHINGTON (AP) — Top scientists from a variety of fields say they are about as certain that global warming is a real, man-made threat as they are that cigarettes kill. They are as sure about […]

09/24/2013

An iceberg melts off Ammassalik Island in Eastern Greenland, July 19, 2007. (AP Photo/John McConnico, File)

Warming lull haunts authors of key climate report

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Scientists working on a landmark U.N. report on climate change are struggling to explain why global warming appears to have slowed down in the past 15 years even though greenhouse gas emissions […]

09/19/2013

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Experts say expect bigger, fiercer wildfires in West

LOS ANGELES (AP) – There’s a dangerous but basic equation behind the killer Yarnell Hill wildfire and other blazes raging across the West this summer: More heat, more drought, more fuel and more people in […]

07/05/2013

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