by Kiley Kroh Posted on December 27, 2013 Updated: December 28, 2013
The U.S. produced 7.5 million barrels of oil per day in 2013, but in order to slow the onslaught of climate change, the majority of fossil fuel reserves need to remain untouched.
by Jeff Spross Posted on December 17, 2013
According to new modeling by German researchers, global warming of just 2.7 degrees Celsius would inflict a “severe decrease in water resources” on 15 percent of the global population.
by Ari Phillips Posted on December 16, 2013 Updated: December 16, 2013
Glaciologists have found a 2,600-year-old leaf that offers further evidence of the rapid climactic changes taking place in areas of high elevation that have been frozen for millennia.
by Jeff Spross Posted on December 5, 2013 Updated: December 5, 2013
It turns out the White House and major U.S. businesses may be converging on the damage greenhouse gas emissions do to the global climate.
by Jeff Spross Posted on November 26, 2013
The microscopic sea creatures form the foundation of marine food systems, and their decline is likely due to global warming.
by Jeff Spross Posted on October 23, 2013
Ocean acidification, temperature changes, and the like could cut the marine productivity 470 to 870 million poor people rely on for their livelihoods.
by Ryan Koronowski Posted on September 27, 2013 Updated: October 3, 2013
Scientists have a 95-100 percent certainty that the planet is warming, and humans are the main cause.
by Jeff Spross Posted on September 25, 2013
The Global Commission on the Economy and Climate will release its study in September 2014 -- just in time for the United Nations' next big conference on climate change.
by Jeff Spross Posted on August 27, 2013 Updated: August 28, 2013
By the end of the century, the global economy could be well over $100 trillion larger under the most ambitious policies to reduce carbon emissions.