Worried by forecasts of rising seas from climate change, Cuban authorities say they are trying to save Cuba's first line of defense against the advancing waters - its mangrove thickets, which have been damaged by decades of neglect and uncontrolled logging.
China and the United States took small steps toward their shared goal of fighting climate change on Wednesday, but the world's No. 1 and No. 2 carbon emitters remain significantly apart over a wider global plan to cut emissions.
Ontario's Liberal government has done virtually nothing to address climate change beyond boasting about its move to stop burning coal to generate electricity, the province's environmental watchdog said Wednesday.
Some scientists suggest it could be still another sign of climate change: Salamanders in the Appalachian Mountains are getting smaller, they say, because in a drier, warmer climate, the little cold-blooded creatures use more energy to stay alive.
Climate change is likely to exact enormous costs on U.S. regional economies in the form of lost property, reduced industrial output and more deaths, according to a report backed by a trio of men with vast business experience.
President Barack Obama's new pollution limits for power plants have set off an avalanche of information about what the rules will cost, how they will affect your health and how far they will go toward curbing climate change. There's just one problem: Almost none of it is based in reality.
Canada is going to “completely” miss the emissions-reductions goal it signed on to five years ago, the opposition charged Monday, the day U.S. President Barack Obama set ambitious emissions targets for power plants south of the border.
In a sweeping initiative to curb pollutants blamed for global warming, the Obama administration unveiled a plan Monday aimed at cutting carbon dioxide emissions from power plants by nearly a third by 2030.