UK Prime Minister David Cameron faces a major party rebellion over climate change, with Conservative funders giving money to climate denialists and calling for a party rethink on its policy of cutting greenhouse gas emissions.
A study published on Thursday in the journal Environmental Research Letters found that switching from coal to natural gas would not significantly lower the greenhouse gas emissions that drive climate change.
China is moving to institute a cap-and-trade system that would begin to limit the powerhouse's coal emissions. The US is stuck with a GOP that doesn't even believe in climate change, and whose president must go it alone as best he can.
They are vanishing before our very eyes. Polar bears, monarch butterflies and the North Pacific right whale are among the list of 10 American species a conservation coalition warns that our children may never see.
The flags of all its member states flutter outside the United Nations as world leaders gather for a summit meeting on September 23 to help shape a global treaty confronting the climate crisis. But not all of those nations have caught the same wind.