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Find Out Which City Just Committed to Going 100% Renewable

Vancouver has pledged to derive all of its energy needs from renewable sources by 2050, after its city council passed the mayor's motion in an …

For developing countries, new opportunities in geothermal energy

Geothermal energy, the flow of heat energy radiating from the earth’s core, provides unique opportunities for cost efficient, sustainable food …

The Solar Price Revolution

POTSDAM – A silent revolution is under way. In November, Dubai announced the construction of a solar energy park that will produce electricity for …

Amazon rainforest soaking up less carbon as trees die young: study

The Amazon rainforest's ability to soak up greenhouse gases from the air has fallen sharply, possibly because climate change and droughts mean more …

FEMA won’t give money to states that don’t plan for climate change

<b>Gov. Rick Scott (AP/Chris O'meara)</b><p>Climate deniers like Rick Scott just may be forced to reconsider their anti-science opinions<p>Lindsay Abrams<p>March 18, 2015 5:27pm (UTC)<p>Rick Scott may have found a way of making climate denial state policy, but the Florida governor is going to have a hard time …

Warming Lakes: New Global Database Sets the Stage for Research on the Ecological Effects of Climate Change

Changing Planet<p>A new global dataset includes temperature data from some of the world’s largest lakes, including Lake Tanganyika (pictured here), as well as small and remote lakes. (Photo credit: Pierre-Denis Plisnier)<p><b>28 December 2015 update: The global lake temperature database described in this</b> …

Complete shift to renewable energy within Canada’s reach, academics say

Canada could shift entirely to renewable sources of electricity by 2035 and eliminate 80 per cent of its greenhouse gas emissions by mid-century, says a group of Canadian academics that is aiming to spur government action on climate change.<p>To get there, they recommend a national carbon-pricing …

Global warming that brought crazy winters may be driving crazy summers: study

Is the rapid melting of the Arctic paying us back for our greenhouse gas emissions by messing with the jet stream — which carries weather through the northern hemisphere? And could that, in turn, explain recent breakouts of extremes all around the northern half of the world — including recent …

Florida Bans the Term "Climate Change"; or, Orwell Visits Miami

Florida has banned the phrase "climate change," at least as far as the staff of the state's environmental agency are concerned. Also "global warming." And "sustainability" is verboten, too, according to an investigative report in the <i>Miami Herald</i>.<p>This policy seems to have started in 2011, when …

Can We Engineer the Planet to Fight Global Warming?

Advertisement<p>Archimedes, the Ancient Greek mathematician and engineer, once said something like: “Give me a lever long enough and a place to stand, …

Accelerating Global Warming? NASA Shows February of 2015 was Second Hottest on Record

The Earth started out 2015 very hot. A record hot range that some researchers are now saying may be the beginning of a period of accelerated global …

Global Warming

Here's Why These Ancient Mummies Are Oozing Black Goo | VICE News

Climate change isn't just out to ravage our future; it's after our past, too.<p>Thousands of years before ancient Egyptians took the practice mainstream, the Chinchorro, who lived in modern-day Chile and Peru, were the world's first group of people to mummify their dead. Despite remaining well …

Summer heat waves may have roots in rapid Arctic warming

Before the summer of 2010, Moscow had never recorded a triple-digit temperature, with records going back to 1879. But during a weeks-long heat wave …

Global Warming