When it comes to the climate change debate, there are two definitive sides: those who believe in the overwhelming science and those who stand to gain by continuing to deny the evidence...Read more
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A new paper on shifting diets to reduce emissions argues that targeted changes in consumption could yield big results...Read more
Aerial view of the Great Barrier Reef. (Photo: Hamilton Island)
The conclusions are in from a series of scientific surveys of the Great Barrier Reef bleaching event — an environmental assault on the largest coral ecosystem on Earth — and scientists aren’t holding back about how devastating they find them...Read more
Gyldenlove Glacier, Greenland (Pic: NASA Goddard Space Flight Center)
Scientists ‘incredulous’ at abnormally high numbers for April, with melting across nearly 12% of ice sheet...
Steam rises from the cooling towers of the Ferrybridge power station on March 13, 2009 in Ferrybridge, Yorkshire, England. Photograph: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images
Global warming attribution studies consistently find humans are responsible for all global warming over the past six decades...Read more
It's been at least three decades since southern and eastern Africa have seen this level of drought. In an ironic twist, the progress countries have made in responding to drought may be making it harder to get the outside help many need.
Photographs by Marilyn Chung and Jay Calderon, The Desert Sun
How climate change is intensifying threats to nature — and what can be done...Read more
People attend a demonstration inside the World Climate Change Conference 2015 (COP21) at Le Bourget, near Paris, France, December 9, 2015. REUTERS/Jacky Naegelen
When it becomes necessary to break the law, serious explanation is required: at least in democratic countries laws should normally be respected, since they’re the rules we’ve agreed on...Read more