Gore Searches for New U.S. Venue for Climate Concert
March 29, 2007 12:00 AM - Jeremy Pelofsky, Reuters
Plans by environment crusader Al Gore for a climate change rock concert at the U.S. Capitol are running into some Republican opposition. The former Democratic presidential candidate wanted to hold one of seven worldwide "Live Earth" concerts on the National Mall in the U.S. capital on July 7.
UNEP Says Greener Buildings Could Slow Global Warming
March 29, 2007 12:00 AM - Alister Doyle, Reuters
Better architecture and energy savings in buildings could do more to fight global warming than all curbs on greenhouse gases agreed under the U.N.'s Kyoto Protocol, a U.N. study showed on Thursday.
One in Ten at Risk from Rising Seas, Storms, Study Suggests
March 28, 2007 12:00 AM - Alister Doyle, Reuters
One in 10 people in the world, mostly in Asia, live in coastal areas at risk from rising seas and more powerful storms that may be caused by global warming, an international study showed on Wednesday.
Top EU Energy Official Talks Global Warming in Washington
March 27, 2007 12:00 AM - Reuters
The European Union's top energy official was in Washington to push European hopes for greater cooperation on global warming and joint EU-U.S. efforts for increasing energy efficiency and security of supplies.
New, Previously Unknown Climate Zones Seen by 2100
March 27, 2007 12:00 AM - Deborah Zabarenko, Reuters
Global warming could re-make the world's climate zones by 2100, with some polar and mountain climates disappearing altogether and formerly unknown ones emerging in the tropics, scientists said Monday.
Global Warming May Be Bad for Asthma Sufferers
March 26, 2007 12:00 AM - Alister Doyle, Reuters
Global warming may be bad for asthma sufferers because of longer plant growing seasons and signs that weeds scattering vast amounts of pollen are conquering new territory, experts say.
Antarctic Melting May Be Speeding Up, Scientists Say
March 23, 2007 12:00 AM - Michael Byrnes, Reuters
Rising sea levels and melting polar ice-sheets are at upper limits of projections, leaving some human population centres already unable to cope, top world scientists say as they analyse latest satellite data.
Global Warming and New Technology Heat Up Race for Riches in Melting Arctic
March 23, 2007 12:00 AM - Doug Mellgren, Associated Press
The latest report by the U.N. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change says the ice cap is warming faster than the rest of the planet and ice is receding, partly due to greenhouse gases. But some see a lucrative silver lining of riches waiting to be snatched from the deep.
Gore Takes Global Warming Crusade to Capitol Hill
March 22, 2007 12:00 AM - Deborah Zabarenko, Reuters
Al Gore -- star of an Oscar-winning movie, former U.S. vice president and the object of 2008 presidential speculation -- Wednesday took his crusade against global warming to Capitol Hill.
WWF Says Australian Barrier Reef Faces Chemical Threat
March 22, 2007 12:00 AM - Rob Taylor, Reuters
Australia's Great Barrier Reef, already threatened by climate change, faces a new danger from farm chemical run-off which may accelerate its destruction, environmentalists said on Thursday.