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Climate ScienceThe scientific community is certain with near unanimity that man-made global warming is disrupting Earth’s climate and that remedies are urgently needed. But public opinion and political rhetoric do not mirror the prevailing scientific consensus. We report here on continuing climate research and the controversies which surround the empirical findings.
The pace was frantic. People were exhausted and cranky. Some spent nights in their offices. At times they felt they'd never get all the work done.
Global warming experts around the world say New York City's plans to reduce its greenhouse gas...
Nov 19, 2013 | Read More
The plans they had crafted over the past five years were only the beginning of what NYC needed. Sandy showed them they had to do much more, much faster.
Global warming experts around the world say New York City's plans to reduce its greenhouse gas...
Nov 18, 2013 | Read More
On Oct. 29, 2012, Superstorm Sandy ravaged New York City's waterfront. The Rockaway Peninsula in...
Oct 29, 2013 | Read More
Franke James
'American policymakers need to understand just who they will be doing business with if they approve the Keystone,' says environmental artist Franke James.
Three years ago, Franke James was a little-known artist who found herself blacklisted by the...
Oct 28, 2013 | Read More
Sea ice in the Arctic Ocean
The world's need is for faster, more focused and more targeted research, scientists say, now that certainty of man-made climate change is established.
When a United Nations panel of experts released a report last week affirming that man-made climate...
Sep 30, 2013 | Read More

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, part of the United Nations and the world's largest scientific body on global warming, on Friday...

Sep 27, 2013 | Read More
Dr. Rajendra Pachauri, chairperson of the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel
Leading scientists will soon tell the world they're 95% certain that humans are driving global warming. Skeptics are busy trying to sow any doubt.
Conservative groups at the forefront of global warming skepticism are doubling down on trying to...
Sep 18, 2013 | Read More
Natural gas production in Colorado's Piceane Basin.
Methane leaks from ‘well completions’ were significantly lower than EPA's numbers, but equipment leaks were much higher than expected.
A long-awaited study led by the University of Texas at Austin shows that methane emissions from...
Sep 16, 2013 | Read More
The viral video, posted in late August, has brought political satire to the debate on climate change, outing skeptics in Congress and causing a stir.
A funny video that calls on the World Meteorological Organization to name hurricanes after climate...
Sep 10, 2013 | Read More
Rep. Paul Gosar
The climate change schism between Congressional Republicans and Democrats is becoming more visible as deadly weather events increase and hit close to home.
In recent years, U.S. Rep. Raul Grijalva has seen his district in southern Arizona ravaged by...
Aug 1, 2013 | Read More