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.
Small Nuclear War Could Lead to Cooldown
December 12, 2006 12:00 AM - Alicia Chang, Associated Press
Some of the scientists who first advanced the controversial "nuclear winter" theory more than two decades ago have come up with another bleak forecast: Even a regional nuclear war would devastate the environment.
Global Warming Prolongs Life of Space Debris
December 12, 2006 12:00 AM - Adam Tanner, Reuters
Human increases in carbon dioxide emissions are thinning the Earth's outer atmosphere, making it easier to keep the space station aloft but prolonging the life of dangerous space debris, scientists said Monday.
Gearing up for Antarctica in New Zealand
December 7, 2006 12:00 AM - Deborah Zaborenko, Reuters
The bunny boots seemed to weigh a ton at least. The fuzzy-backed mittens were too big, even with leather gloves inside them. And the simple truth is nobody looks great in insulated bib overalls.
India Ahead of Many in Adapting to Global Warming
December 7, 2006 12:00 AM - Nita Bhalla, Reuters
India, likely to be one of the countries worst-hit by global warming, is already ahead of most developing nations in putting in place measures to help it adapt to climate change, the World Bank said on Thursday.