climate change


Miami's flooded future

Oct 18, 2013
Miami is one of the cities most threatened by climate change. Will it be able to adapt in time?
Posted In: climate change, Florida, flooding, king tides

Amid climate change worries, a good year for fall foliage

Oct 16, 2013
Some recent studies suggest that changing climates could produce dull colors in future years. How much might that hurt the economies of states like Vermont, North Carolina, and Wisconsin?
Posted In: climate change, global warming, Wisconsin

IPCC climate report sets upper limit for global emissions

Sep 27, 2013
The key global climate change organization releases its summary of a climate change report six years in the making.
Posted In: climate change, al gore, IPCC

New EPA rules: Clean coal or end of coal?

Sep 20, 2013
The EPA announces emission rules that will require new coal-burning plants to cut carbon-dioxide pollution by 40 percent.
Posted In: coal technology, EPA, climate change

Natgas, renewables and the future economy

Jul 10, 2013
Michael Levi of the Council on Foreign Relations discusses two unfolding energy revolutions: the natural gas boom and the rise of renewables.
Posted In: natural gas, climate change, Obama, energy, carbon emissions

More areas becoming uninsurable due to volatile weather

Jun 25, 2013
A new report predicts rising sea levels and more volatile weather will make more beachfront areas uninsurable.
Posted In: flood insurance, home insurance, Florida, climate change

Climate change policy: Tech winners and losers

Jun 25, 2013
President Obama will announce a plan on Tuesday designed to push forward his administration's goals on confronting climate change. Which technologies will get the go-ahead?
Posted In: climate change, Obama, greenhouse gases, carbon emissions

In regulating carbon pollution, the price put on it matters

Jun 24, 2013
Governments and businesses estimate a Social Cost of Carbon, the cost of damage caused by a ton of carbon emissions.
Posted In: carbon emissions, carbon dioxide, climate change

The environment comes out ahead from Xi-Obama summit

Jun 10, 2013
President Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping have wrapped up their California summit. The big breakthrough of the summit wasn’t on cybersecurity or trade, but on climate change.
Posted In: China, Xi Jinping, Obama, climate change

European Space Agency announces Biomass satellite to monitor forests

May 14, 2013
A new satellite could tell us a lot about climate change.
Posted In: space, satellite photo, Environment, climate change