Tropical forests may absorb one-third of human fossil fuel emissions, a new study says.
Green bonds are drawing increased attention for financing projects that provide climate benefits.
California gets some drought relief, Europe sets records, the Arctic gets warmer and more.
Fresh data from NASA reveals a comprehensive global view of CO2 in full color.
Robots will help scientists understand climate change in one of the planet's harshest environments.
Negotiators are about to gather in Lima to thrash out the details of the first post-Kyoto climate treaty.
This week in climate news features lake effect snow, a year of record heat, cool animations & more.
Intense farming methods may be leading to greater seasonal swings in the global carbon cycle.
The global effort to address carbon emissions is a start but it's not enough to avoid dangerous warming.
A new mapping technique could help researchers prevent deforestation in the Amazon.
Rising CO2 levels could spell disaster for certain fish species according to recent research.
A special “slurry” could make carbon capture and storage more efficient and cost-effective.
Canada's commercial CCS plant held up and proved that coal-burning is compatible with cutting emissions.
As oceans grow warmer and more acidic, scientists are developing new strategies to rescue coral reefs.
Global warming efforts should focus on CO2, not soot particles known as black carbon, says a Norwegian team.
A new study suggests that U.S. reliance on natural gas is an impediment to developing wind and solar power.
A growing population has serious implications for food security, political stability − and climate change.
Reducing emissions can generate better growth than old high-carbon model, says co-author of report, Lord Stern.
New data supports the idea that methane emissions from hydroelectric dams outweigh the benefits.
The world's biggest greenhouse gas emitter might be getting serious about kicking its coal habit.