The storms that slammed Southern California dumped much needed rain, but experts said they did little to ease the drought conditions. "This is no drought-buster, but it's a nice, fat down payment" in water
Photo Air quality has reached dangerous levels as forest fires rage on in Indonesia's Riau province following a sustained period of dry weather. Indonesia has declared a state of emergency as the Riau
The State Department’s inspector general largely cleared the department on Wednesday of allegations that it had violated its conflict-of-interest procedures when selecting a contractor to analyze the XL
The Abbott government must treble Australia’s minimum 2020 target for greenhouse gas emissions from 5% below 2000 levels to 15% to have a “credible” role in international efforts to slow global warming,
Young people powered President Obama to the White House. Now, they're protesting him outside of it. This weekend, over 1,000 students and youth will march from Georgetown University to the White House.
Weather Heavy snowfall this month that smothered mountains in the West has also paved the way for a perilous setting, creating some of the meanest avalanches in recent memory. Officials are amazed about
The money will be used for the battery plant and a new mass-market electric car Tesla Motors said on Wednesday that four Sunbelt states are in contention for a massive new $5 billion plant to build batteries
The slowdown in rising global surface temperatures is not a sign that climate change is no longer happening, the national science academies of the US and the UK have said. Publishing a guide on the state
Environment A deep freeze has settled in over the Great Lakes this winter and a new image released by NASA shows the astonishing extent of the ice cover as seen from space. NASA's Aqua satellite captured
A CSIRO survey found that 80% of Australians believe climate change is happening, scientists continue to warn about the cost of inaction, 2013 was Australia’s hottest year on record, and last weekend Kerry
"More forceful measures need to be taken," said Ma Jun, a leading voice on China's environment. BEIJING – China banned outdoor school sports and cookouts as it grappled with a fourth straight day of thick,
It's an unmistakable taste of things to come. The floods that have deluged Britain may be small beer on a global scale. Compared with the cyclone that killed thousands in the Philippines last autumn, deadly
Recognising global warming as "one of the most serious and complex challenges facing humankind," this year's WEF meeting devoted 23 sessions to climate change. World Bank president Jim Yong Kim heralded
Monday evening, PBS" Newshour hosted a segment on climate change issues building on Secretary of State John Kerry's strong comments over the weekend equating climate change with weapons of mass destruction.
WASHINGTON -- Former Rep. Tom Perriello is leaving the Center for American Progress to head the State Department's Quadrennial Diplomacy and Development Review, which analyzes U.S. diplomatic and development