- Companies get OK to annoy polar bears
Less than a month after declaring polar bears a threatened species because of global warming, the Bush administration is giving oil companies permission to annoy [...]
- Toyota promises plug-in hybrid vehicle by 2010
Toyota is introducing a plug-in hybrid with next-generation lithium-ion batteries in Japan, the U.S. and Europe by 2010, under a widespread strategy to be green [...]
- Africa most vulnerable to global warming effects, U.N. says
JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA — Africa produces a tiny fraction of the world’s greenhouse gases but is particularly vulnerable to the effects of global warming, U.N. [...]
- Minneapolis limits vehicle idling to 3 minutes
The Minneapolis City Council and Mayor R.T. Rybak approved changes Friday, to the city’s vehicle idling ordinance that aims to reduce air pollution. The ordinance [...]
- China kicks off drive to kick plastic bag habit
China on Sunday became the latest country to declare war on plastic bags in a drive to save energy and protect the environment.
Under new regulations, [...]
- Surge in fatal shark attacks blamed on global warming
Three decades have passed since the movie Jaws sent terrified bathers scrambling out of the ocean. But as any beach lifeguard knows, there’s still nothing [...]
- U.N. sees world climate change deal in 2009
The world can reach a significant new climate change pact by the end of 2009 if current talks keep up their momentum, the head of [...]
- How to Fight Global Warming at Dinner
Substituting chicken, fish or vegetables for red meat can help combat climate change, a new study suggests.
In fact, putting these foods on the dinner table [...]
- Global warming may soon spoil the party for beer lovers
LONDON: If reports are to be believed, global warming has threatened the production of hop plants, which are used in breweries for making beer.
Hops initially [...]
- Farewell, Fair Weather
We are now firmly ensconced in the Age of Extreme Weather.
According to the Center for Research on the Epidemiology of Disasters, there have been more [...]