Despite a 2007 pledge to stop funding climate naysayers, Exxon Mobil kept supporting at least one: Smithsonian astrophysicist Willie Soon, who is now under investigation for shady research practices. Just-released public records show how the oil industry helped bankroll climate skepticism.
As you may know, that’s not how the science works.
The Nobel laureate said he would step down as head of the IPCC with immediate effect.
It’s easy to get downhearted about climate change. But amazing things are happening that could slow it down.
Most people support science overall. But there are some topics it seems we’ll never agree on.
Only monkeys believe in climate change. #Blizzard
Despite commendable caution from the Met Office, the evidence is very strong that 2014 really was the Earth’s hottest year since records began.
The lovefest between President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Narendra Modi was in full swing Sunday at the start of the U.S. leader’s visit to India.
The time lapse video shows the earth gradually getting warming from the 1880s to the present.
It might not feel like it, but the world is wealthier, healthier, longer-lived, and safer than it has ever been.
If you have a hard time visualizing climate change, here’s how our planet is faring.
The most important meeting in history explained by the most important diva of all time.
Science communicator Joe Duggan asked several researchers working in climate science how they really felt about climate change. These quotes are excerpted from their answers.
The deal was criticized by environmental groups for being too weak.
Activists with the environmental group placed a banner next to the ancient Nazca Lines ground markings.
A global pact must be signed in Paris in 2015 to avert climate calamity, putting a lot of pressure on the U.N. mega-summit. This year’s talks follows historic agreements to cut emissions by the U.S., China and the EU.
“We all have a role to play.”
Hotter and less predictable temperatures mean that much of the world’s premium wine regions are now under threat and new ones are emerging. How the wine industry is — and isn’t — reacting says a lot about the future of agriculture.
Climate scientists have created a stunning computer model which tracks carbon dioxide in the Earth’s atmosphere.
It was a koala-ty summit.
“No. No, I don’t, absolutely not.”
A rousing speech about Aussie beer, Brisvegas and the environment.
Historic US–China deal puts Australian organisers on the back foot.
The agreement was reached during secret negotiations while Obama was visiting China.
“It could well be that the agents of our destruction are moments away,” Jonathan Nolan told BuzzFeed News.
As the UK’s climate changes, animals are having to adapt to survive. Some of them are better at it than others.
“Science has spoken,” U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki Moon said. “Time is not on our side.”
As climate change makes the role of inmate firefighters in California increasingly crucial, Americans are beginning to ask whether the type of low-level offenders who qualify for the program even deserve to be locked up.
35,000 walrus forced to rest on shore after sea ice melts.