A new study by an interdisciplinary group of scientists and economists has led to calls for more severe emissions cuts, and a tighter carbon budget.
World Meteorological Organization report says Jan-Sept ’13 tied with 2003 for 7th warmest on record; global average sea level also reached a record high.
Study finds the 1987 Montreal Protocol, enacted to protect the Earth’s thinning ozone layer, had the unintended benefit of helping to slow global warming.
Global warming likely had little influence on Super Typhoon Haiyan, but it may lead to more monster storms.
Obama has issued an Executive Order establishing a new task force that will work to make U.S. communities more resilient to climate change-related impacts.
Average summer temperatures in the Eastern Canadian Arctic are hotter than they’ve been in at least 44,000 years, and possibly as long as 120,000 years.
A study has found about 5 billion people currently live in areas where the climate will exceed historical bounds of variability by 2050.
The IPCC report is loaded with dense terminology, expressions of uncertainty, and nearly impenetrable graphics. Here is a simple guide to the key charts.
IPCC says natural climate variability – volcanic eruptions, solar cycles, and “redistribution of heat within the ocean” – are most likely causes of short-term warming hiatus
IPCC study projects a bleak future of rising sea levels, more intense and frequent heat waves, destructive droughts and floods, as well as more acidic oceans.