Sheryl Crow, Laurie David Enlist College Students in Global Warming Campaign
April 23, 2007 12:00 AM - John Heilprin, Associated Press
Their college tour ended, Sheryl Crow and Laurie David describe their efforts to stop global warming as part of the most important mission of the times. That's the hope of Grammy-winning rocker Crow and David, who produced "An Inconvenient Truth," the global warming movie that won the Oscar for best documentary.
McCain Calls Energy Dependence and Global Warming Twin Threats
April 23, 2007 12:00 AM - Liz Sidoti, Associated Press
Republican presidential hopeful John McCain is calling the United States' foreign-oil reliance and global warming twin threats the country must aggressively confront.
China Says Global Warming Threatens Development
April 23, 2007 12:00 AM - Chris Buckley, Reuters
Global warming could devastate China's development, the nation's first official survey of climate change warns, while insisting economic growth must come before greenhouse gas cuts.
Smithsonian Accused of Altering Exhibit
April 22, 2007 12:00 AM - Brett Zongker, Associated Press
The Smithsonian Institution toned down an exhibit on climate change in the Arctic for fear of angering Congress and the Bush administration, says a former administrator at the museum.
UN Lauds Al Gore, Environment Leaders at Green Awards
April 20, 2007 12:00 AM - Reuters
The United Nations named former U.S. Vice President Al Gore and Olympics chief Jacques Rogge as recipients of environmental awards on Thursday, and urged more action to stop global warming.
World Needs To Axe Greenhouse Gases by 80 Percent, Report Says
April 20, 2007 12:00 AM - Alister Doyle, Reuters
The world will have to axe greenhouse gas emissions by 80 percent by 2050, more deeply than planned, to have an even chance of curbing global warming in line with European Union goals, researchers said on Thursday.
Study Shows Sudden Sea Level Surges Threaten One Billion
April 20, 2007 12:00 AM - Michael Kahn, Reuters
More than one billion people live in low-lying areas where a sudden surge in sea level could prove as disastrous as the 2004 Asian tsunami, according to new research presented Thursday.
Astronauts Recall View Before Earth Day
April 20, 2007 12:00 AM - Seth Borenstein, Associated Press
The rarest view in humanity -- Earth from afar -- moves many of the lucky few observers to tears and gives them a new appreciation of that blue marble we all call home. For Earth Day this year -- at a time when perhaps some perspective is needed -- The Associated Press asked space travelers to recall what it's like to see Earth from above.
Third World Crops Get $37.5 Million Gene Storage Aid
April 19, 2007 12:00 AM - Reuters
A $37.5 million seed storage plan will help safeguard crops vital for developing nations from global warming and other threats, the head of a U.N.-backed scheme said on Thursday.
Canada Mulls Diluting Emissions Targets
April 19, 2007 12:00 AM - David Ljunggren, Reuters
As recently as last week Canadian officials mulled whether to weaken the government's commitment to cut emissions of greenhouse gases blamed for global warming, according to a leaked document.