- How Climate Change Drove the Rise of Genghis Khan
The Mongol warlord built the world’s largest land-based empire. But he couldn’t have done it without a change in climate.
In the late 1100s, the Mongol [...]
- How climate change ended world’s first great civilisations
The world’s first great civilisations appear to have collapsed because of an ancient episode of climate change – according to new research carried out by [...]
- Tim Cook tells climate change sceptics to ditch Apple shares
Apple chief executive Tim Cook has bluntly told climate change sceptic investors to ditch their stocks if they do not support his pledge to slash [...]
- Is it time for international agreements to recognize national laws?
The world is seeing sobering signs of climate change’s accelerating impacts, from longer, more intense droughts to stronger storms and rising seas. Yet in contrast [...]
- Justices question Obama climate change regulations
The U.S. Supreme Court appeared closely divided on Monday as it weighed whether the administration of President Barack Obama exceeded its authority when crafting the [...]
- US hedge fund investor to put $100 mln into climate change fight
A California hedge fund investor has pledged $100 million in contributions to
pro-environmentalist congressional campaigns, bolstering the
battle against climate change.
Billionaire Tom Steyer on Wednesday night hosted [...]
- Obama Vows to Act on Climate Change, Justices Weigh His Approach
President Obama in recent days has been announcing muscular executive actions to address climate change, making good on his promise to act on pressing problems [...]
- Jet stream shift could prompt harsher winters: scientists
A warmer Arctic could permanently affect the pattern of the high-altitude polar jet stream, resulting in longer and colder winters over North America and northern [...]
- California vows to press ahead with climate change programs
California plans to extend its suite of ambitious and controversial carbon reduction programs beyond 2020, saying the results to date show the state can grow [...]
- White and green roofs fight global warming, study finds
Painting roofs white or covering them with plants could help fight global warming, but they don’t offer the same bang for the buck everywhere, says [...]