Latest IPCC Third Assessment Report Stories

2007-05-14 18:50:42

Global warming isn't just a matter of melting icebergs and polar bears chasing after them. It's also Lake Chad drying up, the glaciers of Mt. Kilimanjaro disappearing, increasing extreme weather, conflict and hungry people throughout Africa.

2007-04-02 15:28:09

The EU's chief environmental official urged the United States and Australia to do more to cut greenhouse gases, saying Monday their cooperation was critical in the fight against global warming.

2007-02-03 13:10:00

Forty-five nations answered France's call Saturday for a new environmental body to slow inevitable global warming and protect the planet, perhaps with policing powers to punish violators.

2007-02-01 10:20:00

The most authoritative report on climate change is using the strongest wording ever on the source of global warming, saying it is "very likely" caused by humans and already is leading to killer heat waves and stronger hurricanes.

2007-01-31 11:10:00

Scientists and government officials are falling far behind in their attempts to come up with an authoritative report on global warming - but not because of major disagreements among more than 100 nations and dozens of scientists.

2007-01-30 18:00:00

The Eiffel Tower's 20,000 flashing lights will go dark for five minutes Thursday evening, hours before scientists and officials unveil a long-awaited report on global warming.

2007-01-30 13:50:00

The top U.N. official for the environment asked Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Tuesday to convene an international summit to combat climate change, an official said, joining a chorus of world leaders and scientists calling for urgent action to cut greenhouse gases.

2007-01-22 16:20:00

Human-caused global warming is here - visible in the air, water and melting ice - and is destined to get much worse in the future, an authoritative global scientific report will warn next week.

2006-11-13 10:45:00

A long-awaited report by an international scientific network will offer much stronger evidence of how man is changing Earth's climate, and should prompt balky governments into action against global warming, the group's chief scientist said Monday.

2006-10-05 08:05:00

Global warming could strain the Northeast's power grid, farms, forests and marine fisheries by the next century unless carbon dioxide emissions are reduced by 3 percent each year, according to a report released Wednesday.

Word of the Day
  • An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
  • A timorous, cowardly fellow.
Probably a blend of meek and cock, or from meek +‎ -ock (“diminutive suffix”).