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Recent research discovered that the chemical, perfluorotributylamine (PFBTA), insulates the planet 7,100 times more effectively than carbon dioxide. Continue reading →
As fracking outruns the science of its impacts, there is hope amid the angry rhetoric. The first step is to find out what all the shouting is about. Continue reading →
A Pacific islander whose homeland is threatened by rising seas failed in an attempt to become the world's first climate change refugee Tuesday.
UN negotiators agreed in fraught overtime talks Saturday on cornerstone issues of an ambitious, global climate pact to stave off dangerous Earth warming -- but critics say the deal falls short.
By the end of this century, Earth may be home to 11 billion people, the United Nations has estimated, earlier than previously expected.
Deadly storms, such as Typhoon Haiyan, represent only one way the effects of climate change may devastate livelihoods and harm human health.
Individual birds haven't changed their migration schedules in response to climate change. Instead, the results of a 14-year-long study of a migratory shore bird species suggested that early-born birds get more worms and can migrate sooner. Continue reading →
A theory persists that cosmic rays are to blame for warming but a new study finds no evidence for it.
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