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Global warming

Renewable energy initiatives up 10x in last decade
Support for renewable energy is growing worldwide and at the beginning of 2014, the governments of 144 countries have set renewable energy targets, almost a ten-fold increase since 2005 when only 15 countries had policies in place.

20.06.2014 07:26

​Climate calamity averted: New renewable rivalry between the US and China
It was but a few years ago that China was known all around as one of the big three world polluters, spewing tons and tons of carbon into the air, primarily through its coal-powered electricity plants.

16.06.2014 12:17

​Ohio becomes first state to reverse energy efficiency, renewable fuel mandates
Ohio Gov. John Kasich signed into law on Friday groundbreaking legislation that will freeze state rules on energy efficiency and renewable fuel standards that require electric utilities to sell more wind- and solar-generated power.

13.06.2014 22:37

Australia, Canada seek center-right alliance to thwart climate change initiatives
Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott met with Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper on Monday for talks to form a center-right alliance to thwart carbon pricing and other global attempts to mitigate the effects of climate change.

10.06.2014 02:51

Venezuela, capitalism & climate change
The problem of global climate change is distressing almost everyone. While a small minority may deny its existence, or question reports on its causes among the scientific community, it is universally recognized as a serious cause for concern.

03.06.2014 10:05

Research center or weather weapon? US military is shutting down HAARP
Adepts of conspiracy theories might well take a deep breath: the HAARP program could be dismantled as soon as this summer, so from now on a tornado destroying your house will be a mere whirlwind, not a DARPA prank. Or will it?

27.05.2014 09:02

​US House denies Pentagon funds to tackle climate change as security threat
The US House has voted to deny the Pentagon funding to combat impacts of climate change and its own heavy dependence on fossil fuels. The Department has long acknowledged the realities of global warming amid political wrangling over its effects.

22.05.2014 23:22

Sea level rise threatens NASA space facilities with drowning
A rise in sea levels due to global warming is threatening the majority of NASA’s launch pads as well as some of their other key facilities and important historic sites across the US, a new report has found.

20.05.2014 16:52

EU presses Obama to expand US fracking under TTIP while banning it in European countries
Under negotiations for a new trade deal between the United States and Europe, the release of a secret memo shows Americans are being pushed to increase oil and gas exploration through the process of fracking and other methods.

19.05.2014 16:24

​Climate change may cause conflict in Arctic, threats to security worldwide – former US generals
Global climate change represents a serious and growing threat to world security, and may be a catalyst for conflict in the resources-rich Arctic region as the ice shield shrinks, a group of retired top US military officers say in a new report.

14.05.2014 22:42

Melting of Antarctic ice sheet and 3-meter sea level rise inevitable - study
Massive regions of the ice sheet that makes up West Antarctica have begun collapsing in a process that scientists have worried about for decades and fear is likely unstoppable.

12.05.2014 20:13

​Climate change reducing nutrition in staple foods - study
Increased levels of carbon dioxide emissions related to a warming planet will weaken nutrition levels in some of the world’s staple foods like corn and wheat, new research has found, impacting the poorest and most at risk of malnutrition.

07.05.2014 22:59

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