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Greenland ice melt could raise seas less than feared, study saysupdated: Fri May 04 2012 08:23:00

Greenland's glaciers are sliding into oceans at a faster pace than previously known, but they may contribute less to an expected rise in global sea level than feared, scientists reported Thursday.

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.

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.

U.N. climate body needs 'fundamental reform,' says reportupdated: Fri Sep 17 2010 11:42:00

The United Nations' climate body needs to "fundamentally reform" if it is to prevent a repeat of the error that led to the publishing of a report warning that Himalayan glaciers could melt by 2035, an international committee reported Monday.

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.

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.

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.

Trek to gauge carbon's impact on Arctic sealifeupdated: Thu Feb 25 2010 04:06:00

Two teams of explorers and scientists are on their way to the Arctic for the first international project to measure the amount of carbon dioxide in water beneath the ice.

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.

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.

Climate chief dismisses 'climategate'updated: Tue Dec 08 2009 11:37:00

IPCC chief Dr Rajendra Pachauri tells CNN's Becky Anderson controversial climate e-mails were just colleagues "letting off steam"

Climate chief dismisses e-mail outrageupdated: Tue Dec 08 2009 11:37:00

One of the world's leading authorities on climate change has dismissed the contents of controversial e-mails leaked from the University of East Anglia as nothing more than friends and colleagues "letting off steam."

From peanut shells to energyupdated: Mon Dec 07 2009 08:27:00

CNN's Emily Chang reports on a company that's using agricultural waste to produce energy.

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.

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.

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.

G20 needs to 'quadruple' carbon intensity cutsupdated: Thu Dec 03 2009 09:08:00

G20 economies need to quadruple cuts in their carbon intensity levels in the next ten years or risk a dangerous rise in global temperatures by 2050, according to new report.

Report: Climate change crisis 'catastrophic'updated: Fri Jun 12 2009 03:23:00

The first comprehensive report into the human cost of climate change warns the world is in the throes of a "silent crisis" that is killing 300,000 people each year.

Kofi Annan on climate changeupdated: Fri Jun 12 2009 03:23:00

President of the Global Humanitarian Forum tells CNN why the world needs to act now on climate change.

Fortune: What if global-warming fears are overblown?updated: Thu May 14 2009 17:07:00

With Congress about to take up sweeping climate-change legislation, expect to hear more in coming weeks from John Christy, director of the Earth System Science Center at University of Alabama-Huntsville.

World faces 'irreversible' climate change, researchers warnupdated: Thu Mar 12 2009 23:52:00

The world is facing an increasing risk of "irreversible" climate shifts because worst-case scenarios warned of two years ago are being realized, an international panel of scientists has warned.

Climate change: Time is running outupdated: Thu Feb 05 2009 09:44:00

It appears that the scale and seriousness of climate change is at last being grasped. In 2008, we stand on the brink of a historic consensus, not only between scientists, but in the corridors of political power and in boardrooms across the globe.

Data pins polar warming blame on humansupdated: Tue Jan 06 2009 06:43:00

Scientists think they have uncovered conclusive proof that human activity is responsible for rising temperatures in both polar regions.

Climate chief warns against 'tragic' inactionupdated: Mon Jan 05 2009 10:51:00

The head of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change has described as "tragic" the lack of action on climate change by developed countries.

Trading the carbon marketupdated: Mon Jan 05 2009 10:49:00

Debate is rife in Australian political circles about whether carbon trading is the way forward for climate change abatement.

Your ask the expert: Carbon trading, part 2updated: Fri Oct 03 2008 03:00:00

You wanted to know more about carbon trading, and Abyd Karmali, Managing Director and Global Head of Carbon Emissions at Merrill Lynch answered you questions.

Principal Voices: Rajendra Pachauriupdated: Tue Sep 30 2008 06:35:00

The head of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is at the forefront of global efforts to combat climate change.

Big Thinker: Rajendra Pachauriupdated: Tue Sep 30 2008 06:35:00

As head of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), Dr. Rajendra Pachauri is at the forefront of global efforts to combat climate change.

Briefing: Climate changeupdated: Wed Jul 30 2008 08:59:00

Human-induced climate change is thought to be one of the greatest challenges facing mankind in the 21st Century. A change in temperature of only a couple of degrees has the potential to adversely impact economies, communities and ecosystems throughout the world.

Time.com: Warmer Temps, More Kidney Stonesupdated: Tue Jul 15 2008 11:00:00

Kidney stones are more common in hotter climes. A new study suggests that as the climate warms in general, more and more people will develop the condition

The world is changing, in more ways than oneupdated: Mon Jun 30 2008 04:19:00

So much has been made of the historic nature of the U.S. presidential race.

A timeline of climate change scienceupdated: Wed May 14 2008 06:36:00

Climatology was once a small and often overlooked branch of science. But important discoveries made as early as the 19th century have contributed to what is the most important field of scientific study in the world today. Listed below are some key dates in climate change history.

Gaia straits: Planetary doctor says condition terminal updated: Fri Apr 18 2008 05:16:00

James Lovelock refers to himself as a "planetary doctor."

Global warming: A natural cycle or human result?updated: Tue Apr 08 2008 10:23:00

Explorer Dennis Schmitt found an island nearly two years ago near Greenland.

All about: Rural communitiesupdated: Mon Mar 31 2008 03:34:00

It is said that nowhere else on earth will the impacts of climate change be felt more acutely than in the developing world.

Indian village recyclesupdated: Mon Mar 31 2008 03:34:00

A village in India is taking on the country's plastic crisis, one bag at a time. CNN's Sara Sidner reports.

True or False: Planesupdated: Tue Jan 22 2008 11:11:00

True or False: Aviation's contribution to climate change is around 3 percent.

Time.com: UN Climate Chief to Visit Antarcticaupdated: Tue Jan 08 2008 19:00:00

The next report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change should deal with the "frightening" possibility that both Antarctic and Greenland ice sheets start melting at the same time, the chief U.N. climate scientist said Tuesday

Time.com: Who Won and Lost at Baliupdated: Sat Dec 15 2007 11:00:00

The world came together to solve the climate change crisis, and dragged along the U.S., kicking and screaming

Question of the Week: Baliupdated: Tue Dec 11 2007 03:35:00

As the UN summit on climate change wraps up in Bali this week, details of any post-Kyoto strategy still remain largely unknown.

Gore: U.S., China must lead fight against 'planetary emergency'updated: Mon Dec 10 2007 13:56:00

Al Gore praised Japan and Europe -- but chided the U.S. and China -- for their efforts to combat climate change, "a planetary emergency" at which the former U.S. vice president took aim Monday as he accepted the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize.

Gore gets Nobel Peace Prizeupdated: Mon Dec 10 2007 13:56:00

Al Gore makes remarks after receiving the Noble Peace Prize in Oslo, Norway.

Time.com: Can We Save the World by 2015?updated: Sat Dec 01 2007 16:00:00

Hoping for a post-Kyoto protocol 185 delegates will convene the most critical climate change talks in a decade

Time.com: A Last Warning on Global Warmingupdated: Sat Nov 17 2007 15:00:00

A U.N. panel's final report on climate change underscores the immense challenge facing the world

Gore: Nobel win a chance 'to change the way people think'updated: Thu Oct 18 2007 17:12:00

Sharing the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize helps underscore the urgency of the climate crisis, said former Vice President Al Gore on Friday.

Gore: Much work remainsupdated: Thu Oct 18 2007 17:12:00

Former Vice President Al Gore calls global climate change a 'truly is a planetary emergency'.

Gore, IPCC share Nobel Peace Prizeupdated: Fri Oct 12 2007 16:37:00

Former U.S. Vice President Al Gore and the U.N.'s climate change panel win the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize.

CNN.com readers sound off on Gore, Nobel Peace Prizeupdated: Fri Oct 12 2007 16:37:00

Former Vice President Al Gore and the United Nations' Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change won the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for their work to raise awareness about global warming.

CNNMoney: Al Gore, U.N. Panel win Nobel Peace Prizeupdated: Fri Oct 12 2007 05:29:00

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and former U.S. Vice President Al Gore won the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize Friday "for their efforts to build up and disseminate greater knowledge about man-made climate change, and to lay the foundations for the measures that are needed to counteract such change."

Time.com: Is Global Warming Drowning Africa?updated: Fri Sep 21 2007 17:55:00

The continent has been ravaged by months of rain. Is it paying for the sins of rich countries?

Time.com: Global Warming's Next Victim: Wheat updated: Mon Aug 27 2007 16:00:00

Floods and droughts have pushed world wheat prices to record levels, and the problem threatens to get a lot worse

Time.com: Does Flying Harm the Planet?updated: Tue Aug 21 2007 00:00:00

Heathrow protesters say the air travel boom is making jet engines a growing source of carbon emissions

Climate change action: Too little, too late?updated: Thu Jul 19 2007 01:19:00

"I want to scare you about climate change," says Fred Pearce, veteran environmental journalist and author. "We are probably the last generation to be able to rely on a stable climate."

Climate change action: Too little, too late?updated: Wed Jun 27 2007 10:28:00

"I want to scare you about climate change," says Fred Pearce, veteran environmental journalist and author. "We are probably the last generation to be able to rely on a stable climate."

Green wing: eco friendly flying?updated: Fri Jun 08 2007 08:21:00

Next time you board a plane and jet off on holiday to somewhere hot, spare a thought for the fact that by flying there you are probably helping to make that somewhere even hotter.

Green wing: can technology make flying more environmentally friendly?updated: Tue May 29 2007 13:58:00

Next time you board a plane and jet off on holiday to somewhere hot, spare a thought for the fact that by flying there you are probably helping to make that somewhere even hotter.

Arctic melt worse than predictionsupdated: Wed May 02 2007 04:20:00

Arctic sea ice is melting at a rate far quicker than predicted by climate change computer models and could disappear completely before the middle of the century, scientists have warned.

CNNMoney: Who might win from global warming?updated: Thu Mar 29 2007 13:13:00

Climate scientists working on the United Nations' report on global warming say documented effects of rising temperatures include more plant- and tree-eating insects, shifting weather patterns, and the spread of disease-causing organisms in humans.

Six degrees of devastationupdated: Mon Mar 19 2007 11:37:00

The reality of climate change, and mankind's causal role in the process, are facts that are now almost universally accepted.

CNNMoney: Exxon linked to climate change pay outupdated: Fri Feb 02 2007 12:00:00

A think tank partly funded by Exxon Mobil sent letters to scientists offering them up to $10,000 to critique findings in a major global warming study released Friday which found that global warming was real and likely caused by burning fossil fuels.

Scientists: Humans 'very likely' cause global warmingupdated: Fri Feb 02 2007 09:34:00

Global warming is here and humans are "very likely" the blame, an international group of scientists meeting in Paris, France, announced Friday.

Global warming report: Your e-mailsupdated: Fri Feb 02 2007 09:17:00

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change -- a group of scientists and government officials from more than 130 countries -- issued its most detailed report to date on the links between humans and global warming on Friday.

Seeking solutions to a cooler planetupdated: Fri Apr 15 2005 08:41:00

The answer to global warming may be blowing in the wind. It's probably also driving on four wheels and could be in your next tank of gas.

The science debate behind climate change updated: Fri Apr 08 2005 08:50:00

Is global warming really a threat?

CNNMoney: Big biz warms up to climate changeupdated: Thu Feb 03 2005 10:42:00

This story, originally published in February, has been updated.

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