The U.S. Secretary of Energy—channeling former Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev perhaps?—has one thing to say in this week's Science to the greenhouse gases emitted by coal-fired power plants: We will bury you...
Are national governments prepared to offer more than hot air on climate change in Copenhagen this December? David Biello reports
Editor's Note: A team of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute students are traveling up New York's Hudson River this week on the New Clermont , a 6.7-meter boat outfitted with a pair of 2.2-kilowatt hydrogen fuel cells to power the boat's motor...
Greenhouse Rock: Stone-Cold Data from Ancient Glacial Deposits May Help Reveal Future Climate Change
Scientists are developing sophisticated tools to trace the paths of glaciers, unearthing previously unknown pieces of the climate record
Scientists propose a list of planetary boundaries for human impacts ranging from biodiversity loss to the global nitrogen cycle
Physicists launch rocket to create the first faux "night-shining" cloud on the cusp of space
The new registry will track emissions from all major industrial sources in the country
President Obama gave his first major speech on climate change today at the United Nations, part of a special session convened by U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon.
West Virginia hosts the world's first power plant to inject some of its CO2 emissions underground for permanent storage
Editor's Note: A team of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute students are traveling up New York's Hudson River this week on the New Clermont, a 6.7-meter boat outfitted with a pair of 2.2-kilowatt hydrogen fuel cells to power the boat's motor...
Yvo de Boer went from parole officer in the Netherlands to international negotiator
No sign that long-term trend is reversing, scientists caution.
The U.S. special envoy admits that a global treaty may not be ready in time for Copenhagen in December thanks to a lack of final legislation in the U.S.
Small rise in temperature thousands of years ago caused rapid melting of the Greenland ice sheet.
Scientists look at the big picture, not today's weather, to see the impact of climate change
Does one major volcanic eruption generate more climate-altering gas than that produced by humans in their entire history?
Trees suck carbon dioxide (CO 2 ) out of the air and turn it into energy: carbohydrates. Shells are largely composed of calcium carbonate, a stable amalgam made from CO 2 .
Either the ingenuity unleashed by the United States own special mix of free markets and government regulation will solve the climate change crisis or the rest of the world, having witnessed an American government content to stick its head in the sand, will forcibly compel the country into a green future...
President Eisenhower, himself a former general, famously warned about the military-industrial complex and its potential hold on the U.S. in the late 1950s.
U.C.L.A. researchers are setting up a wireless data collection, dissemination and analysis system in Costa Rica's La Selva rainforest