Group Offers Roadmap to Reduce Pollution
December 19, 2006 12:00 AM - Associated Press
A regional environmental group Monday released a comprehensive "climate change roadmap" to reduce pollution linked to global warming by 75 percent in the northeastern United States and eastern Canada.
2006 Sees Record Number of Wildfires
December 15, 2006 12:00 AM - Randolph E. Schmid, Associated Press
The nation set a record for wildfires this year and climate experts say 2006 will probably end as the third warmest year on record for the contiguous United States.
Scientist Says New Data Backs Sulphur Climate Plan
December 15, 2006 12:00 AM - Ari Rabinovitch, Reuters
Nobel Prize laureate Paul Crutzen says he has new data supporting his controversial theory that injecting the common pollutant sulphur into the atmosphere would cancel out the greenhouse effect.
Gore Urges Scientists to Be More Active
December 15, 2006 12:00 AM - Alicia Chang, Associated Press
Former Vice President Al Gore said Thursday there was a "temptation" to suppress scientific findings that don't agree with policy and urged scientists to take a more active role in communicating research with the public.
Northern Hemisphere Warming Twice as Fast as South
December 15, 2006 12:00 AM - Frank Jordans, Associated Press
The northern hemisphere has been warming twice as fast as the southern hemisphere in recent years, the U.N's weather agency said Thursday.
India Says Its Carbon Emissions Not Harming World
December 14, 2006 12:00 AM - Nita Bhalla, Reuters
India, considered to be one of the world's top polluters, said on Thursday that it was not doing any harm to the world's atmosphere despite increasing emissions of greenhouse gases.
Climate Change Threatens Alpine Resorts
December 14, 2006 12:00 AM - Associated Press
Global warming poses a serious threat to Alpine ski resorts and the regional economies that depend on them, especially in Germany.
For Ecologically Sensitive Americans, a Way to Pay the Way out of Global Warming Guilt
December 13, 2006 12:00 AM - Terence Chea, Associated Press
As anxiety over global climate change rises, a growing number of companies and nonprofit groups are offering eco-conscious consumers a chance to compensate the planet for the carbon emissions they generate when they drive, fly, use electricity or heat their homes.
Climate Change Catching Voter Attention around World
December 13, 2006 12:00 AM - Erik Kirschbaum, Reuters
Mainstream parties in Germany, Britain, France, Canada, the United States and Austria believe tackling climate change is a vote winner while established Green parties in Germany and Austria are experiencing a renaissance.
California to Limit Lawnmower Emissions
December 12, 2006 12:00 AM - Erica Werner, Associated Press
The Environmental Protection Agency granted California long-awaited permission Monday to slash emissions from lawnmowers and other small-engine machines, a change it will seek nationally next year.