Pope Francis said on Friday that carbon pricing is “essential” to stem global warming – his clearest statement yet in support of penalizing polluters – and appealed to climate change deniers to listen to science.
Pakistan contributes less than one percent of the world's greenhouse gases blamed for causing global warming, yet its 200 million people are among the world's most vulnerable victims of the growing consequences of climate change.
The global warming process may be even more intense than originally forecast unless deforestation can be halted, especially in the tropical regions. This warning has been published in Nature Communications by an international group of scientists.
Geologists studying boulders left behind by the melting of ancient Canadian ice sheets are confirming a theory that a 1200-year-long Northern Hemisphere cold snap called the Younger Dryas was, ironically, caused by global warming.
Democratic lawmakers have rebuked US President Donald Trump after he tweeted that northeastern American states could use some "global warming" to help recover from cold temperatures, with one congresswoman saying Trump is “tweeting like a child who hates science class.”
Scientists say the devastating intensity of hurricanes such as Harvey is consistent with global warming trends, rising seas, warming oceans, hotter air, and warn of "bigger and stronger" storms to come.
US President Donald Trump is expected to pull his country out of global pact to fight climate change known as the Paris Climate Agreement, a move that would have profound effects on the planet and deepen a rift with American allies.