Asian pollution, heat waves worsen US smog, study shows

An influx of pollution from Asia in the western United States and more frequent heat waves in the eastern U.S. are responsible for the...

Climate research needs greater focus on human populations

Climate change research needs a greater focus on changing population structures when assessing future human vulnerability, argue IIASA researchers in a new perspective article...

Government is Trying to Put Itself Above Environmental Law, Green Groups Warn

The UK government hates to be held accountable in court when it breaks environmental laws like those on air quality. So it has created...

Transforming the carbon economy

Most strategies to combat climate change concentrate on reducing greenhouse gas emissions by substituting non-carbon energy sources for fossil fuels, but a task force...

How a Big Oil Lobbying Network Makes Billions from Taxpayers as North Sea Wells...

Big Oil companies have made billions from exploiting the North Sea’s oil and gas resources. But as it gets harder to squeeze a profit...

Climate Science Denier Richard Lindzen’s List of 300 “Scientists” Sent to Trump Is the...

Beware climate science deniers bearing gifts or, in the case before us right now, bearing open letters claiming to have hundreds of signatures from...

Humans sparked 84 percent of US wildfires, increased fire season over two decades

Humans have dramatically increased the spatial and seasonal extent of wildfires across the U.S. in recent decades and ignited more than 840,000 blazes in...

Forests to play major role in meeting Paris climate targets

Forests are set to play a major role in meeting the objectives of the Paris Climate Agreement -- however, accurately monitoring progress toward the...

New standards for better water quality in Europe

The European Water Framework Directive has been in force since 2000. Its purpose is to ensure that rivers, lakes, coastal waters and groundwater achieve...

Public may be more accepting of advocacy by climate scientists than previously thought

Research published today in Environmental Communication suggests that scientists may have more freedom than previously thought to engage in certain forms of climate change...

Latest news

Popular Articles

Reform of the EUETS Has at Last Made Significant Progress

The effective limit on the size of the MSR proposed by Council is an extremely welcome strengthening of the EUETS. However it will still...

Solar cells: How clean is solar power?

THAT solar panels do not emit greenhouse gases such as carbon dioxide when they are generating electricity is without question. This is why they...

A look at how Trump's moves on coal will affect the industry.

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — President Donald Trump's move to roll back Obama-era regulations aimed at curbing climate change comes as the coal industry is...

Forecasting societies' adaptive capacities through a demographic metabolism model

Regarding how precisely education contributes to vulnerability reduction, we build the argument upon a well-established causal link between education and health39, 40, 41, 42....

The religious case for caring about climate change

What makes a person decide if they want to take action on climate change? According to a Pew survey, Americans say they are most...