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NASA scientist links climate change, extreme weatherupdated: Sun Aug 05 2012 00:39:00

What do the 2010 heat wave in Russia, last year's Texas drought, and the 2003 heat wave in Europe have in common?

Jagger urges leaders to 'Plant a Pledge' to plug emissions gap updated: Fri Jun 22 2012 05:53:00

"We are reaching the tipping point and the tipping point according to most scientists will be in less than 10 years. We don't have much time," says human rights and environmental campaigner, Bianca Jagger.

Photographer's images of global warmingupdated: Fri May 04 2012 08:23:00

Photographer Roger Moukarzel's exhibition showcases his work highlighting the effects of global warming in Sweden.

Mountain countries seek to unite, air concerns about climate changeupdated: Fri Apr 06 2012 14:12:00

Mountain countries from around the world are seeking a common voice in global climate change negotiations to draw attention to the vulnerabilities of mountain areas.

Climate scientists and smear campaignsupdated: Wed Mar 28 2012 08:36:00

Imagine you are sitting in your office simply doing your job and a nasty e-mail pops into your inbox accusing you of being a fraud. You go online and find that some bloggers have written virulent posts about you. That night, you're at home with your family watching the news and a talking head is lambasting you by name. Later, a powerful politician demands all your e-mails from your former employer.

Canada: First out of a sinking Kyoto ship?updated: Tue Dec 13 2011 11:43:00

For Canada, the cost of either meeting its commitments under the Kyoto Protocol, or failing to do so, was too much to bear.

China shifts carbon emissions positionupdated: Sun Dec 11 2011 08:46:00

China is open to accept a legally binding global agreement to reduce carbon emissions. CNN's Robyn Curnow explains.

Delegates at climate talks agree to extend efforts of Kyoto Protocol updated: Sun Dec 11 2011 08:46:00

An agreement reached Sunday in South Africa will help tackle the challenges of climate change for years to come, the United Nations' chief said.

Climate change a 'hot button issue'updated: Mon Dec 05 2011 05:28:00

Todd Stern talks to CNN's Robyn Curnow about the politicalization of climate change in the U.S.

Seeking a solution to global warmingupdated: Tue Nov 29 2011 11:29:00

CNN's Robyn Curnow reports from the 17th U.N. Climate Change Summit in Durban, South Africa.

Could big cities lead the fight against climate change?updated: Mon Nov 28 2011 06:33:00

They are the world's cultural capitals, the nerve centers of innovation and the engine rooms of economic growth, but could cities also hold the key to cutting carbon emissions long-term?

New e-mail leak from UK climate research centerupdated: Wed Nov 23 2011 09:43:00

A second batch of e-mails thought to originate from the UK research unit involved in the "Climategate" controversy in 2009 has been posted on the Internet.

New climate study deals blow to skeptics updated: Fri Oct 21 2011 10:06:00

An independent study of global temperature records has reaffirmed previous conclusions by climate scientists that global warming is real.

Climate change is shrinking species, study warns updated: Mon Oct 17 2011 13:09:00

Climate change is shrinking many plant and animal species and is likely to have a negative impact on human nutrition in the future, according to a new study.

Tackling climate change still a luxury in developing worldupdated: Wed Aug 17 2011 06:23:00

A few years ago I came across a newspaper article about illegal human trafficking into the EU.

Justices reject multistate lawsuit over global warmingupdated: Mon Jun 20 2011 13:50:00

The Supreme Court on Monday unanimously tossed out a massive lawsuit brought by several states against private power companies whose greenhouse-gas emissions are accused of presenting a "public nuisance."

Just hot air? Justices debate lawsuit over global warmingupdated: Tue Apr 19 2011 16:39:00

The Supreme Court appeared reluctant Tuesday to allow a massive lawsuit by several states to proceed against private power companies whose greenhouse-gas emissions are accused of presenting a "public nuisance."

(HFR for Earth Day) Pace of polar ice melt 'accelerating rapidly'updated: Wed Mar 23 2011 10:04:00

The pace at which the Greenland and Antarctic ice sheets are melting is "accelerating rapidly" and raising the global sea level, according to findings of a study financed by NASA and published Tuesday.

Amazon droughts increase climate change fearsupdated: Fri Feb 04 2011 12:48:00

Two major droughts in Brazil's Amazon region in the last six years threaten to undermine its role as the planet's most important carbon sink and a vital brake on climate change, according to new research.

CNNMoney: Business lobby pushes drilling and green energyupdated: Tue Feb 01 2011 17:20:00

The business lobby, derided by environmentalists for opposing last year's climate change bill, put out an energy plan Tuesday that drew praise from fossil energy industries and threw a few bones to the renewable sector.

Securing our planet's future?updated: Thu Dec 30 2010 07:33:00

CNN's Becky Anderson asks a panel of climate change fighters about what they're doing to tackle climate change.

Why even skeptics should tackle climate changeupdated: Thu Dec 30 2010 07:33:00

I recently returned to Amsterdam from the latest round of U.N. climate talks in Cancun, Mexico, and found this city of canals covered in snow. It was a beautiful sight. Yet rather than filling me with joy, it caused me concern.

WikiLeaks: Cables reveal pessimism in climate change talksupdated: Fri Dec 10 2010 19:41:00

Of all the subjects covered by the U.S. diplomatic cables obtained by WikiLeaks, climate change appears to have generated the most frustration, anger and pessimism.

Mayors sign global pact to tackle urban emissionsupdated: Tue Dec 07 2010 09:14:00

Mayors from around the world have signed a voluntary pact committing them to reduce urban greenhouse gas emissions at a climate summit in Mexico City.

Boosting cities' green economiesupdated: Tue Dec 07 2010 09:14:00

Mayor Lois Jackson, Delta, BC, Canada, on reducing carbon emissions by promoting green jobs.

How to get scientists, policymakers to same page on climate changeupdated: Fri Dec 03 2010 11:34:00

There is a striking contrast between the issues being discussed at the climate talks in Cancun, Mexico, this week, and news reports of the views voiced by some of the incoming freshmen to the House of Representatives.

Working for a climate treatyupdated: Fri Dec 03 2010 11:34:00

In June, CNN's Anna Coren asked the outgoing U.N. climate chief if a deal can be reached at the next climate talks.

CNNMoney: Cancun climate talks don't faze industryupdated: Thu Dec 02 2010 15:25:00

Industries that emit large amounts of greenhouse gases don't expect any new restrictions from the incoming U.S. Congress or the ongoing international climate talks in Cancun, Mexico.

Current emissions risk 'devastating' temperature rise, scientists warnupdated: Mon Nov 29 2010 14:33:00

A rise in global temperatures of four degree Celsius is likely to occur during the 21st century causing "devastating impacts" if greenhouse gas emissions continue rising at the current rate, according to a group of international scientists.

New round of climate talks set to start in Cancunupdated: Mon Nov 29 2010 06:15:00

The latest round of United Nations climate change talks begins Monday in the coastal resort city of Cancun, Mexico.

Case for man-made warming increased in 2010, scientists sayupdated: Sat Nov 27 2010 01:01:00

Evidence of man-made warming has increased in the past year, according to one of the world's leading climate research centers.

Move ball forward at Cancun climate talksupdated: Fri Nov 26 2010 11:51:00

The next round of international climate meetings begin Monday in Cancun, Mexico, and they will likely determine the future for global action on climate change -- including whether the United Nations will remain at the core of an international regime.

Bolder climate deal needed to close 'emissions gap,' U.N. saysupdated: Tue Nov 23 2010 15:27:00

Governments must make bolder and more binding commitments to reduce carbon emissions, according to a new United Nations report.

CNNMoney: GOP ready to fight over global warmingupdated: Mon Nov 22 2010 07:02:00

It's no secret that many Republicans are deeply skeptical of global warming.

Mayors to take lead at climate summitupdated: Mon Nov 15 2010 11:50:00

City mayors from all over the world will be attending the World Mayors Summit on Climate in Mexico City later this month to pledge their commitment to combating global warming.

World Mayors Summit on Climateupdated: Mon Nov 15 2010 11:50:00

The World Mayor's Summit highlights action to combat climate change in urban areas. What would you ask city leaders?

Global climate talks wrap up in Chinaupdated: Sun Oct 10 2010 05:04:00

Representatives from about 200 countries wrapped up a meeting in China on Saturday on climate change and said they had moved closer to defining what could be achieved at a later conference.

Fortune: Climate science under attackupdated: Fri Oct 08 2010 05:16:00

In the early 1990s, when Michael Mann was at Yale working on his Ph.D. in the geology and geophysics department, he became fascinated with theoretical climate modeling. By studying data inferred from ancient sources like tree rings and coral and ice cores, he could understand natural fluctuations in climate over the eons. Mann envisioned a quiet career in the halls of academe. In 1995 he made a big splash in paleoclimatology with his co-publication in Nature of -- wow! -- "Global Interdecadal and Century-Scale Climate Oscillations During the Past Five Centuries." So what's a nerd like him doing at the center of a raging debate over academic freedom? "I had absolutely no idea what I was bargaining for," Mann told Fortune.

Global climate talks kick off in Chinaupdated: Mon Oct 04 2010 08:07:00

Representatives from about 200 countries start meeting on Monday in China to narrow differences on climate change and grapple with extreme weather such as rising temperatures and melting polar icecaps.

Fortune: Guess who wants a carbon tax?updated: Wed Sep 01 2010 05:06:00

If Republican leaders were serious -- and gutsy -- about using the Gulf oil spill as an opportunity to put the nation on a sane energy course, they'd pull out a little-noticed bill sponsored by Arizona's Jeff Flake and South Carolina's Bob Inglis and plop it atop their 2010 campaign book.

What's behind the weather chaos?updated: Thu Aug 12 2010 12:09:00

Is the record-shattering heatwave that has been blamed for the death of thousands in Russia somehow related to the devastating flooding in Pakistan?

What's causing weather extremes?updated: Thu Aug 12 2010 12:09:00

A NASA scientist looks at whether heat waves, wildfires, flooding and breaking icebergs are somehow related.

Australian prime minister lays out climate-change planupdated: Fri Jul 23 2010 08:19:00

Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard on Friday embraced the same policy on climate change that her predecessor failed to pass, but said in a campaign speech that any action would be delayed until at least 2012.

'Climategate' review clears scientistsupdated: Wed Jul 07 2010 13:01:00

Muir Russell summarizes the key findings of an independent report into leaked emails from the University of East Anglia.

'Climategate' review clears scientists of dishonestyupdated: Wed Jul 07 2010 13:01:00

An independent report released Wednesday into the leaked "Climategate" e-mails found no evidence to question the "rigor and honesty" of scientists involved.

Q&A: 'Climategate' explainedupdated: Wed Jul 07 2010 10:46:00

The controversy known as "climategate" erupted in November 2009 with the publication of more than 1,000 e-mails to and from scientists at the Climatic Research Unit (CRU) of the University of East Anglia in eastern England.

'Climategate' report to be publishedupdated: Wed Jul 07 2010 05:55:00

An independent report into leaked e-mails that appeared to question climate change data is due to be published Wednesday.

Can Senate get climate change bill done?updated: Fri Jun 11 2010 11:45:00

A key Republican senator, instrumental in climate change negotiations in the Senate, has indicated that getting a bill passed this year with bipartisan support is a priority.

Senate debates stripping EPA of authority to regulate greenhouse gasesupdated: Thu Jun 10 2010 14:29:00

The U.S. Senate engaged in a heated debate Thursday on an issue at the heart of the fight over energy reform: whether the Environmental Protection Agency should have the authority to impose clear limits on the emission of greenhouse gases.

CNNMoney: Never let a good oil spill go to wasteupdated: Thu Jun 10 2010 10:16:00

Never let a good crisis go to waste.

Attack on climate scientist just latest in a long lineupdated: Wed Jun 09 2010 16:30:00

Climate scientists are getting desperate. After years of enduring politically motivated attacks, they are still scrambling to defend their findings.

Nintendo takes last place on Greenpeace environmental rankingupdated: Wed Jun 02 2010 12:14:00

Among the world's biggest electronics companies, who will be the first to go green? It certainly won't be Nintendo, as the Japanese corporation famous for its game consoles came in dead last in Greenpeace's latest Guide to Greener Electronics.

Indonesia announces plan to protect forests, peatlandsupdated: Wed May 26 2010 22:23:00

Indonesia's president on Wednesday announced a two-year moratorium on new concessions to convert virgin forests and peat lands into plantations, part of an internationally backed strategy to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from deforestation.

Top senators introduce comprehensive energy billupdated: Wed May 12 2010 19:29:00

Two leading senators on Wednesday introduced a sweeping energy and climate change bill intended to cut U.S. greenhouse gas emissions while reshaping the energy sector for the 21st century.

Are earthquakes getting worse? No!updated: Fri Apr 30 2010 10:07:00

Ever since a devastating earthquake struck Haiti on January 12 followed by others in Chile, Baja California and Indonesia, many people have asked the question, "Are earthquakes getting worse?" The answer is a firm and unequivocal "No."

Climate debate heats upupdated: Wed Mar 31 2010 11:43:00

CNN's Phil Black reports on how recent scientific scandals are impacting the debate on climate change.

UK lawmakers take heat off 'Climategate' scientistupdated: Wed Mar 31 2010 11:43:00

The UK scientist at the center of the "Climategate" controversy over leaked e-mails has been cleared of hiding or manipulating data by a parliamentary committee.

Q&A: 'Climategate' explainedupdated: Wed Mar 31 2010 11:41:00

On Tuesday November 17, a substantial file including over 1,000 e-mails either sent from or sent to members of the Climatic Research Unit (CRU) at the University of East Anglia in eastern England were allegedly hacked and leaked onto the Internet.

Will e-mails affect summit?updated: Wed Mar 31 2010 11:41:00

CNN's John Roberts looks at the effect hacked e-mails may have on the U.N. Climate Conference.

Scientist: Don't blame cows for climate changeupdated: Tue Mar 30 2010 09:00:00

A scientist in the United States has questioned the impact meat and diary production has on climate change, and accused the United Nations of exaggerating the link.

CNNMoney: Climate change's Hail Maryupdated: Wed Mar 17 2010 12:16:00

In the next couple of weeks, lawmakers are expected to unveil an unprecedented climate change proposal that may open up more areas for offshore drilling and cut emissions through a cap on greenhouse gases and a tax on gasoline.

Climate row scientist says he considered suicideupdated: Tue Feb 09 2010 03:41:00

The UK scientist at the center of a controversy surrounding e-mails leaked from a leading UK climate research unit has admitted the strain of the affair led him to consider suicide.

CNNMoney: Obama's climate change policeupdated: Tue Feb 02 2010 16:26:00

The Copenhagen climate talks went nowhere. The Senate's attempt to pass a global warming bill appears stuck. But that's doesn't mean greenhouse gas laws aren't coming.

Americans cooling on climate change, survey saysupdated: Wed Jan 27 2010 15:08:00

Public concern about global warming and trust in climate leaders has dropped sharply in the U.S. according to a survey.

U.N. climate chiefs apologize for glacier errorupdated: Wed Jan 20 2010 13:34:00

The U.N.'s leading panel on climate change has apologized for misleading data published in a 2007 report that warned Himalayan glaciers could melt by 2035.

The decade's 'greenest' momentsupdated: Wed Jan 06 2010 23:13:00

CNN's Kristie Lu Stout looks back at the most important "green" developments of the decade.

Top 10 environmental moments of the decadeupdated: Wed Jan 06 2010 23:13:00

What a difference a decade makes. Since the turn of the millennium environmental issues have come to the forefront with a marked shift toward all things green in politics, technology and perhaps most importantly, society.

CNNMoney: Fight global warming, get $1,100 a yearupdated: Wed Dec 30 2009 14:02:00

A new proposal to curb global warming could jump start stalled Senate greenhouse gas discussions and put an average of $1,100 a year back into the pockets of American consumers.

Small forests a big help in curbing carbonupdated: Tue Dec 29 2009 12:14:00

Even if world leaders haven't finished the job with the global accord produced at the Copenhagen climate talks, the summit was not a total bust. That's because negotiators there outlined a landmark deal aimed at making money grow on trees.

Climate deal reachedupdated: Sat Dec 19 2009 10:40:00

CNN's Phil Black reports the deal made at the last day of the Copenhagen conference was not what many desired.

U.N. chief: Climate change deal reachedupdated: Sat Dec 19 2009 10:40:00

U.N. chief Ban Ki-moon said Saturday a "deal has been reached" that could be the framework for a binding global climate change treaty.

Fortune: Coca-Cola takes on climate changeupdated: Thu Dec 17 2009 18:22:00

Polar bears have been featured in Coca-Cola's holiday advertising for nearly a century. Last month, Muhtar Kent, the company's CEO, traveled to the Arctic to see the furry creatures up close.

WHO wants health issues at heart of climate talksupdated: Thu Dec 17 2009 09:38:00

The World Health Organization (WHO) held a "side event" for public health officials in Copenhagen, Thursday, in an effort to put public health at the center of the climate-change debate.

CNNMoney: How to fight global warming: Smart taxesupdated: Wed Dec 16 2009 14:24:00

With Copenhagen climate talks looking stalled and the Senate mired in complicated eco-wrangling, is there a simpler way to get the U.S. to reduce the carbon emissions that most scientists blame for global warming?

U.N.: Climate deal could change historyupdated: Wed Dec 16 2009 09:10:00

U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Tuesday urged both industrialized and developing countries to do more during this week's Copenhagen summit toward reaching an agreement on limiting carbon emissions.

Bolivia's melting glacierupdated: Wed Dec 16 2009 09:10:00

Scientists say ice in the Andes Mountains is disappearing rapidly. CNN's Rafael Romo has the story.

CNN YouTube debates on climate changeupdated: Mon Dec 14 2009 23:29:00

Join the CNN/YouTube debate as world leaders attempt to thrash out a global treaty on climate change in Copenhagen in December.

Hundreds detained in Copenhagen protestsupdated: Sun Dec 13 2009 22:17:00

Thousands of protesters took to the streets and hundreds were detained Saturday in Copenhagen as they demanded a climate-change agreement that would curb greenhouse gas emissions and aid developing countries harmed by pollution.

Marching for 'climate justice'updated: Sun Dec 13 2009 22:17:00

Thousands march in Copenhagen to demand leaders take action against climate change. CNN's Phil Black reports.

Think economy, jobs in climate debateupdated: Fri Dec 11 2009 16:02:00

There's been a lot of gloom surrounding the climate talks in Copenhagen, Denmark, and let's face it, some of it is well-founded. Trying to get 192 countries to agree on a new treaty would be tough even in the best of economic times, and these aren't the best of economic times.

Soros' climate planupdated: Thu Dec 10 2009 14:09:00

Investor George Soros tells CNN about a plan he says could free funds to fight climate change in the developing world.

Gore: 'Climategate' e-mails misunderstoodupdated: Wed Dec 09 2009 12:56:00

Hacked e-mails from top environmental researchers, which appear to question whether humans influence climate, have been misunderstood, former Vice President Al Gore said Wednesday.

Gore speaks of climate crisisupdated: Wed Dec 09 2009 12:56:00

Former Vice President Al Gore gives his take on leaked climate change e-mails.

Time-lapse images of ice lossupdated: Wed Dec 09 2009 03:24:00

Photographer James Balog shares image sequences from a network of time-lapse cameras recording glacial recession.

Glaciers melting so fast, a generation will be too lateupdated: Wed Dec 09 2009 03:24:00

In graduate school and as a mountaineer and nature photographer, I've visited many of the world's great mountain ranges and seen hundreds of glaciers.

New Orleans a test case for global warmingupdated: Tue Dec 08 2009 12:16:00

Copenhagen, Denmark, is 5,000 miles away from New Orleans, Louisiana. But representatives of the 192 nations gathering this week at the climate change conference need to keep the memory of a flooded New Orleans in mind.

Climate change conference opensupdated: Mon Dec 07 2009 23:05:00

Danish Prime Minister Lars Lokke Rasmussen starts the UN Conference on Climate Change.

Europe: U.S., China must match climate change goalsupdated: Mon Dec 07 2009 23:05:00

The United States and China have not offered to go far enough to combat climate change, a top European Union official said as a major international summit on the subject opened Monday.

U.N. official optimistic on climate accordupdated: Mon Dec 07 2009 21:16:00

On the opening day of the global climate summit in Denmark, a key U.N. official said she is optimistic that there will be a binding international treaty next year to cut greenhouse gas emissions.

Climategate 101updated: Mon Dec 07 2009 21:16:00

Stolen e-mails and documents fuel the debate over climate change and could overshadow the climate conference in December.

Climate summit goalsupdated: Mon Dec 07 2009 20:13:00

CNN's Phil Black highlights what scientists hope to gain at the Copenhagen Climate summit.

EPA: Greenhouse gases a public health threatupdated: Mon Dec 07 2009 20:13:00

Greenhouse gas emissions pose a threat to public health and welfare, EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson said Monday.

The distorted global-warming debateupdated: Mon Dec 07 2009 17:23:00

I asked a knowledgeable environmentalist earlier this week: "How big a story is the CRU scandal in your community?"

CNNMoney: Why the Copenhagen climate talks matterupdated: Mon Dec 07 2009 10:55:00

It's a massive jamboree, with tempers on both sides of the issue running hot and no final deal in sight.

Key global climate talks begin in Copenhagenupdated: Mon Dec 07 2009 08:27:00

The drumbeat rousing world leaders to action on climate change is fading out as delegates get down to the business of negotiating a global deal at climate talks in Copenhagen.

Met Office to release climate dataupdated: Sun Dec 06 2009 22:55:00

U.K. national weather service will release data in response to leaked e-mails. ITN's Andy Davies reports.

UK Met Office to publish climate recordsupdated: Sun Dec 06 2009 22:55:00

The UK's weather service, the Met Office is to publish station temperature records that make up the global land surface temperature record.

Everest hosts Nepal cabinet meetingupdated: Fri Dec 04 2009 09:14:00

Nepal's cabinet met at the base of Everest on Friday to highlight the impact of climate change on the Himalayas and adopted a 10-point Everest Declaration.

Nepal's Cabinet meets at Everestupdated: Fri Dec 04 2009 09:14:00

Nepal's Cabinet meets at Everest base camp to highlight the impact of climate change on the Himalayas.

Climate change threatens life in Shishmaref, Alaskaupdated: Thu Dec 03 2009 11:49:00

When the arctic winds howl and angry waves pummel the shore of this Inupiat Eskimo village, Shelton and Clara Kokeok fear that their house, already at the edge of the Earth, finally may plunge into the gray sea below.

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