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Scientists turn chief global warming gas into harmless stone

WASHINGTON (AP) — Scientists have a found a quick way — but not a cheap one — to turn heat-trapping carbon dioxide gas into harmless rock.Experts say …

Australia's carbon emissions are increasing, government report shows

Australian politics,Australia news,Emissions trading,Business,Greenhouse gas emissions,Climate change,Environment,COP 21: UN climate change conference | Paris,Global climate talks,Energy,Renewable energy<p>A report quietly released on Christmas Eve shows Australia’s emissions rose by about 1% in …

Carbon Emissions

Climate change: Lamar Smith and Ted Cruz embarrass themselves further.

As someone who has been debunking nonsense for a long time—almost 20 years!—I’ve learned a bit about the kinds of people who promote utter baloney …

Iraq gives Turkish forces 48 hours to leave country

Iraq gives Turkey 48 hours to withdraw forces it says entered the country illegally or face "all available options", including recourse to the UN …

Eco audit: Should we be aiming to keep global warming to 1.5C, not 2C?

2C, the widely reported safe global warming limit, would still mean devastation for many countries that are pushing for a more ambitious target for a climate deal in Paris – but is 1.5C realistic?<p>2C - it’s become shorthand for a safe, equitable climate deal. But the science and the UN’s position is …

CO2 Emissions Almost Paused Last Year, Despite Global Economy Growth

News about the shocking state of global climate has been rolling in like a tsunami lately. We’ve just sweated through the warmest October on record, …

Fossil Fuels

Steam engine to Exxon: The evolution of climate science

As politicians debate how to halt the warming of the planet, some 200 years of climate science provide the basis for their deliberations. But this …

Conservatives at odds with Obama, and science, on climate

Among them are several Republican White House contenders, who deny or downplay the impact of humans on global warming and reject efforts to reduce greenhouse gases, saying it could hurt the economy and favor China, the world's top carbon dioxide emitter ahead of the United States.<p>They are joined in …

Labor pledges 45% emissions cuts by 2030, but the science says more is needed

Opposition leader Bill Shorten has proposed an emissions reduction target of 45% below 2005 levels by 2030, based on recommendations from the …

Why scientists say the Paris climate summit will fail

The upcoming Paris climate talks would be much more successful if the rules of the game weren't so faulty, a number of scientists believe. All that …

Climate scientists ponder spraying diamond dust in the sky to cool planet

Solid particles of diamond or alumina might be safer than sulphate droplets as a way to redirect the Sun’s energy, calculations suggest.<p>Climate …

Making the moral case on climate change ahead of Paris summit

Much of the general public is well aware of scientists’ recommendations on climate change. In particular, climate scientists and other academics say …

These Presidential Candidates Get an 'F' in Climate Science

When it comes to the environment, scientists say that eight out of the top nine Republican presidential candidates get a failing grade.<p>The Associated …

'The Visit' Explores What Would Actually Happen If Aliens Came To Earth

And asks some big questions about what it means to be human<p>As long as we have been human, we have looked at the stars and wondered if anything like us exists elsewhere out there. More recently, we’ve found new ways to try to answer that question, by capturing images of far-off worlds or sending our …