Leonardo DiCaprio named 'Messenger of Peace' for U.N. climate change role
September 17, 2014, 3:55 p.m. by Michael d'Estries
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon calls the actor's global influence 'the perfect match' for helping to address climate change policy.
Why fixing climate change may turn out to be a bargain
September 17, 2014, 11:24 a.m. by Russell McLendon
If things like saved lives and prevented illnesses have a dollar value, efforts to stabilize the climate might pay for themselves.
Conservation org to light up UN Headquarters with endangered species
September 16, 2014, 10:52 a.m. by Michael d'Estries
Oceanic Preservation Society will project images of climate change and threatened species on the iconic building ahead of this weekend's Climate March.
Curbing coal is inevitable (forget the political rhetoric)
June 4, 2014, 11:45 a.m. by Jim Motavalli
President Obama's power plant plan has gotten plenty of blowback from coal-state politicians, but it's popular with Americans. Besides, market forces are killing coal, anyway.
John Kerry: Climate change is a 'fearsome weapon of mass destruction'
February 17, 2014, 11:30 a.m. by John Platt
In a speech in Indonesia, the Secretary of State also derides 'head in the sand' climate change deniers.
Scientists say new climate change report must focus on consensus
September 24, 2013, 10:39 a.m. by Becky Oskin, LiveScience
The United Nations rules require the IPCC to seek unanimous consensus, a fact that climate scientists want to see emphasized in the newest report.
New map identifies ecosystems most vulnerable to climate change
September 23, 2013, 9:49 a.m. by John Platt
Southern Asia, western Europe and southern Australia are among the areas at most risk.
How trapping carbon dioxide underground will reduce emissions
July 2, 2013, 3:09 p.m. by Denise Chow, LiveScience
President Obama has recently prioritized a reduction in carbon dioxide emissions despite ever-growing U.S. industry. The answer may be storing emissions in subterranean rock throughout the country.