Latest Global warming controversy Stories

2009-10-16 12:30:00

On the scientific research front, most news headlines tend to be aimed at showing how global temperatures are on a steady upward climb, but one report published last week appears to reveal that those upward trends may not be entirely accurate.

2009-09-21 14:47:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Citizens of the world were called on today to join Hopenhagen, an international movement to drive action on climate change at the United Nations' Climate Change Conference (COP15) in Copenhagen this December. Global Climate Week (Sept.

2009-08-20 14:29:08

British scientists say targeted investments in climate science could lead to enormous economic savings for both the United Kingdom and Europe. A study by the National Center for Atmospheric Science at the University of Leeds and the Walker Institute at the University of Reading determined such investments could lead to major benefits in reducing the costs of adapting to a changing climate.

2009-08-03 19:17:47

Greenhouse gases must be cut 80 percent by 2020, not by 2050 as U.N.

2009-06-24 12:50:00

House Democrats said on Tuesday a bill that would reduce industrial emissions of carbon dioxide was showing signs of progress.

2009-06-15 13:23:22

Canadian scientists say they have discovered a direct relationship between carbon dioxide emissions and global warming. Concordia University Professor Damon Matthews said he used a combination of global climate models and historical climate data to show there is a simple linear relationship between total cumulative emissions and global temperature change. He said the findings mean that scientists can now say: If you emit a ton of carbon dioxide, it will lead to 0.0000000000015 degrees of...

2009-06-03 10:20:00

Joint Center's Climate Change Commission Hosts Town Hall Meeting HOUSTON, June 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being issued by the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies: WHO: Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies (Joint Center) and its Commission to Engage African Americans on Climate Change (Commission) WHAT: The Commission seeks to increase the involvement of communities in the climate change debate and will hold a Town Hall meeting this month to hear...

2009-05-29 14:51:09

Climate change today accounts for more than 300,000 deaths throughout the world each year, officials of humanitarian group in Switzerland said. Former U.N. Secretary-General Kofi A.

2009-05-21 12:19:15

A Massachusetts Institute of Technology analysis suggests the impact of global warming could be much worse than thought, at least double previous estimates. In what is called the most comprehensive modeling yet concerning how much hotter the Earth's climate will get this century, MIT researchers discovered that without rapid and massive action, the problem will be about twice as severe as estimated six years ago -- and could be even worse. The study involved 400 runs of the MIT Integrated...

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