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Global Warming

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Top Global Warming Articles

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  • Global warming documentary to close Cannes Film Festival

    The global warming documentary "Ice and Sky" will close out the 68th Cannes Film Festival. The French festival announced the selection Thursday, calling the film "a hymn to save the planet." It's directed by Luc Jacquet, whose "March of the Penguins" won...
  • Climate change could wipe out 16 percent of world's species, research finds

    If countries' greenhouse gas emissions continue unchecked, 1 in every 6 species on the planet could go extinct. That is the finding of new research published this week in the journal Science. Climate change is a big factor in what has been tagged "The...
  • US, Japan miss UN climate change fund deadline

    A key U.N. climate fund hit a snag Thursday as major donors including the United States and Japan failed to meet a deadline for converting their pledges of climate aid into signed agreements. Green Climate Fund — intended to become the main...
  • Japan proposes cutting emissions by a quarter by 2030

    Japan is proposing to cut its greenhouse gas emissions by up to 26 percent by 2030 amid international efforts to create a new framework for addressing climate change. The final draft of the government target, released Thursday, said Japan will aim to...
  • California's greenhouse gas emission targets are getting tougher

    California's greenhouse gas emission targets are getting tougher
    Gov. Jerry Brown accelerated California's effort to slash greenhouse gas emissions Wednesday, burnishing the state's reputation as a pacesetter in the battle against climate change. In an executive order, Brown said the state must cut the pollutants...
  • US announces plans to reduce agricultural carbon emissions

    Federal agricultural officials announced Thursday voluntary programs and initiatives for farmers, ranchers and foresters meant to build on President Barack Obama's efforts to combat global warming — and they don't require congressional approval....
  • Ignoring climate change doesn't make it disappear

    As the evidence of global warming grows stronger and the consequences more apparent, some politicians in Florida and Wisconsin are forbidding state employees from using the words "global warming" and "climate change." I guess they think that if they don't...
  • Norway's finance minister doubts global warming is man-made

    Norway's finance minister says she doubts that global warming is man-made, seemingly contradicting the country's official position in U.N. climate talks. In an on-camera interview posted on the Aftenposten newspaper's website on Tuesday, Siv Jensen...
  • UN, Vatican team up for climate change agenda

    The United Nations and Vatican joined forces Tuesday to warn about the dire effects of climate change, gathering religious leaders, Nobel laureates and heads of state to present a united front ahead of make-or-break environment talks later this year in...
  • Study blames global warming for 75 percent of very hot days

    Study blames global warming for 75 percent of very hot days
    If you find yourself sweating out a day that is monstrously hot, chances are you can blame humanity. A new report links three out of four such days to man's effects on climate. And as climate change worsens around mid-century, that percentage of...
  • Thawing permafrost: the Arctic's slow, giant carbon release

    Permafrost a vast, frozen subsurface layer of soil covers nearly a quarter of the land in the Northern Hemisphere. It contains centuries worth of carbon in the form of plants that have died since the last ice age but remained frozen rather than...