In a frantic late night rush, a plan to come up with a plan for reducing the greenhouse gas emissions of all countries passed muster at the U.N.'s annual climate negotiations
The latest research shows that climate talks must lead to more aggressive action to avoid the catastrophic effects of global warming
Carbon dioxide gets all the attention, but there are a host of compounds responsible for global warming
Is there a safe level of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere to prevent "dangerous anthropogenic interference" in the climate?
As time ran out on the latest international climate change negotiations, an agreement was reached that includes all significant countries in the effort to reduce greenhouse gases. David Biello reports
"It was the best of times, it was the worst of times"—Dickens's phrase might serve to sum up the reactions to what is now officially called the "Durban Platform for Enhanced Action" on climate change.
Without technology to capture CO2 and store it safely and permanently, climate change cannot be constrained
Alternatives for aviation industry and the military pose issues related to land use, clearing peatland, fertilizer use, costs and more emissions
After more than 15 years of international climate negotiations, it has become ever more clear that all the carbon dioxide emitted to shuttle diplomats from city to city to hash out a regime to curb climate change has been largely wasted.
China relies on coal for most of its energy while striving to cut greenhouse gas emissions and other pollution
The world largely endorses the Copenhagen Accord as a path forward for combating climate change, but postpones tough decisions for future talks
Ten possibilities for staving off catastrophic climate change
New York City--and other major metropolises around the globe--face an epic challenge in coping with the impacts of global warming
When the presidents of the two nations that are responsible for 40 percent of Earth's climate-changing greenhouse gases sit down to talk, big things can happen.
The IPCC has declared man-made climate change "unequivocal." The hard part: trying to stop it
Bogs, swamps and mires help keep 500 billion metric tons of carbon out of the atmosphere, so preserving peatlands is emerging as a new priority
Solving climate change, the Sixth Great Extinction and population growth... at the same time
Is manipulating Earth's environment to combat climate change a good idea--and where, exactly, did the idea come from?
The Central Intelligence Agency is working on climate change, but you'd never know it. David Biello reports
The people of the world continue to grapple with the question of how best to combat climate change
With every year of inaction the risks posed by climate change grow, according to a new report requested by Congress. David Biello reports
The thawing of a thin layer of frozen Arctic soils will exacerbate global warming. David Biello reports
The impacts of climate change are already apparent and this interactive map illustrates some of those that might occur in future.