Greenhouse gas emissions fail to rise for once
An analysis determines that many road-building projects in Africa would bring only modest benefits to people, while devastating the environment. Christopher Intagliata reports
Unprecedented commitments to cut carbon emissions may still fall short
Despite some drama and tension at the COP21 meeting, world leaders and their negotiators are surprisingly optimistic Le Bourget, Paris — Momentum continues to build here for a landmark agreement to combat climate change...
Farming will be hard hit by global warming but could also help reduce greenhouse gases
Whether or not the world reaches an international emissions agreement, the U.S. government holds the real solution
James Hansen and other climate scientists argue for more reactors to cut coal consumption
A multipurpose mirror sucks up heat and beams it into outer space
Here’s how to translate the jargon coming out of climate change talks in Paris
New IPCC chair is not concerned about his organization as much as the ambition of efforts to combat climate change
A tax on carbon is the most “elegant” solution to climate change
At U.N. climate change summit, philanthropist touts informal club of 28 private investors who will pump money into R&D
The world’s two largest polluters have been team players at the climate talks in Paris
Just how sensitive is Earth's climate to increasing concentrations of carbon dioxide?
What was accomplished—or not—during two decades of United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change summits
President Obama and other world leaders urged action to combat global warming
Science shows that safeguarding the climate will require us to leave most fossil fuels in the ground. Can we restrain ourselves?
Quickening economic growth in developing nations can expand forests and hasten the arrival of renewable energy technologies
A tree survey in the Amazon by more than 150 researchers led to an estimate that up to 57 percent of Amazon trees could qualify for threatened species status by 2050