EU Launches Legal Action against UK Over Air Pollution

EU Launches Legal Action against UK Over Air Pollution

  • Published: Feb 22nd, 2014

Britain faces fines for failing to reduce "excessive" levels of nitrogen dioxide fumes from traffic.

Fossil Fuel Investments Face Major Risks Due to Climate

Fossil Fuel Investments Face Major Risks Due to Climate

  • Published: Dec 21st, 2013

Group monitoring how investment funds manage climate risks says many expose investors to huge losses.

New Climate Records Focus on Earth’s Sensitivity

New Climate Records Focus on Earth’s Sensitivity

  • Published: Dec 15th, 2013

The sensitivity of the Earth system to a doubling of CO2 may be twice as great as scientists had thought.

New Greenhouse Gas Proves More Powerful Than CO2

New Greenhouse Gas Proves More Powerful Than CO2

  • Published: Dec 15th, 2013

Newly found greenhouse gas is an unregulated chemical that breaks records for climate impacts.

IPCC’s ‘Carbon Budget’ Will Not Drive Climate Talks

IPCC’s ‘Carbon Budget’ Will Not Drive Climate Talks

  • Published: Oct 26th, 2013

The UN's climate chief says it would be too 'politically difficult' to negotiate carbon emissions based on the IPCC's findings.

Sandy A Warning Rising Seas Threaten Nuclear Plants

Sandy A Warning Rising Seas Threaten Nuclear Plants

  • Published: Oct 21st, 2013

Sandy's storm surge is a warning that rising seas could devastate coastal nuclear power plants.

Over 90 Percent in Europe’s Cities Breathe Dangerous Air

Over 90 Percent in Europe’s Cities Breathe Dangerous Air

  • Published: Oct 19th, 2013

Countries downplay hazards of pollution despite evidence that it leads to 430,000 shortened lives a year.

Typhoon Wipha to Strike Tokyo, Fukushima Tuesday

Typhoon Wipha to Strike Tokyo, Fukushima Tuesday

  • Published: Oct 15th, 2013

Typhoon Wipha may make landfall near Tokyo Tuesday, with high winds and surf affecting the Fukushima nuclear plant.