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One-third of animal species will be hit by climate change, scientists warn

One-third of common land animals could see dramatic losses this century because of climate change, scientists predict.<p>More than half of plants could …

Rain will get more extreme thanks to global warming, says NASA study

The forecast for the future of rainfall on Earth is in: over the next hundred years, areas that receive lots of precipitation right now are only going to get wetter, and dry areas will go for longer periods without seeing a drop, according to a new NASA-led study on global warming. "We looked at …

Climate change 'will make hundreds of millions homeless'

It is increasingly likely that hundreds of millions of people will be displaced from their homelands in the near future as a result of global …

Key climate change adviser resigns from Cameron post

A key adviser to the prime minister on energy and climate change policies has resigned, in the latest of an exodus of top energy and environmental …

Climate Scientists and Meteorologists Predicted California's Massive Wildfires

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p><b>See full coverage</b><p>The massive wildfires flattening thousands of acres in Southern California were …

How climate change is transforming British wine

Spring really shouldn't be this cold. Standing on a gently sloping field in the South Downs, with nothing but rows and rows of freshly planted, …

Climate changes could bring malaria to the UK

Leading health experts are urging the government to take action against the growing threat that mosquito-borne diseases, including potentially fatal …

Is China really a climate change leader?

China's environmental woes have attracted a lot of attention internationally since the start of the new year. Air pollution was first up in January …

How to run a climate change fair at your school

Last year the Science Museum threw us a challenge; to organise a mass participation event centred on climate change, and the brief said it had to be …

How climate scientists are being framed

Have you seen the spirited new game being played by a few right-wing columnists in high profile media outlets of late?<p>The game is called "You've been …

Climate change compounds rising threats to koala

Australia's iconic marsupial is under threat. Formerly hunted almost to extinction for their woolly coats, koalas are now struggling to survive as …

19 Photos Of BuzzFeed’s Offices And 4 Things That Drive BuzzFeed’s Culture Of Win

BuzzFeed cofounder Jonah Peretti and chief creative officer Jeff Greenspan talk about how the company’s open culture has supported its growth in audience and mandate and what’s next.<p>A quick perusal of BuzzFeed’s homepage right before election day displays an impressive diversity of topic and tone: …

Adapt faster to changing climate, Europe warned

Cities around Europe may have to erect flood barriers similar to the Thames Barrier that protects London from sea surges, as climate change takes …

Science Museum publishes climate change novel

The Science Museum has published its first ever work of fiction, a novel by its former writer-in-residence Tony White that was inspired by a lost …

Fox News: “Global Warming” versus “Climate Change”.

I haven’t mocked Fox News in a while—it’s so easy it seems almost cruel—but this compendium of dumbosity spewed by that channel needs to be seen to …

Could Energy From Waste Facilites Help Fight Climate Change?

Energy from waste reduces greenhouse gas emissions<p>States can have both EfW and recycling strategies that are compatible. Indeed, communities using …

Climate change isn't just about the environment – it's a health problem

If there's something that the British like to talk about almost as much as the weather, it's our health. When the two combine, they are guaranteed to …

Letters: Climate change, pension funds and the big six energy companies

Laudable and crucial as Lord Stern's and Carbon Tracker's warnings are (Carbon bubble 'creates global economic risk', 19 April), their success will …

NASA scientist talks Earth Day, climate change and sea ice - Discovery | siliconrepublic.com - Ireland's Technology News Service

NASA climate scientist Dr Claire Parkinson has been working at the space agency’s Goddard Space Flight Center since 1978. She speaks to Carmel Doyle …

Europe's climate chief vows to fight on to save emissions trading scheme

Europe's climate chief vowed on Wednesday to fight on to save the EU's flagship environmental policy, the emissions trading system (ETS), after a …

NOAA: Climate Change Did Not Cause Last Year's Megadrought

The agency is not entirely sure what did cause it.<p>But they've basically ruled out human factors.<p>To recap, the drought was the most wide-reaching in half a century, and created the hottest July ever. One count put its damages as the second-most expensive weather event in history.<p>And it could not …

Climate Change

Sheldon Whitehouse Says Climate Change Should Be The Next Gay Rights

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.) said Tuesday that if Republicans don't join efforts to combat global warming, they will pay the political consequences.<p>"I think it's our task to ensure that climate change lines up right behind immigration and gay rights as an issue," said Whitehouse …

Chris Stewart, GOP Climate Change Denier: 'The Science Regarding Climate Change Is Uncertain'

Rep. Chris Stewart (R-Utah), the new chairman of a critical House subcommittee on the environment, is doubling down on his climate change denial.<p>In an op-ed in the Salt Lake Tribune this past weekend, Stewart repeated a litany of climate change denial tropes before insisting that the reason …

Climate justice and hunger top agenda for Dublin summit

Recent reports from China and the USA indicate the production of staple foods including rice, wheat and soya are likely to be hit in the coming …

Climate change: how a warming world is a threat to our food supplies

When the Tunisian street vendor, Mohamed Bouazizi, set himself on fire on 17 December 2010, it was in protest at heavy-handed treatment and …

Natural Resources Minister under fire for climate-change comments

Just as one federal cabinet minister is urging a more sophisticated tone to the climate-change debate, a second cabinet minister has found himself trying to prove he is not a climate-change denier.<p>Environment Minister Peter Kent this week said the federal government would never opt for a carbon …

Margaret Thatcher, science advice and climate change

<i>We've been running a series of essays on scientific advice recently (e.g. yesterday's piece by Shelia Jasanoff). It's on a break today, but here's</i> …

Eight steps to climate-proof development in Africa

Observational records and model projections clearly shows that 75-250 million people in Africa are projected to face increased water stress by 2020 …