New report presents up-to-date overview of recent climate change research

Jul 20 2009 - 6:19pm

On June 18, the International Alliance of Research Universities issued a report, Climate...

G8 leaders agree to limit average global temperature increase

Jul 21 2009 - 8:25am

G8 leaders agreed to a non-binding goal of keeping the world's average temperature from rising more than 2...

UN Habitat Director outlines a new sustainable urban campaign, and city and climate change initiative

Jul 30 2009 - 9:42am

UN Habitat Director Anna Tibaijuka outlined a new sustainable urban campaign as well as a city and climate change initiative in a...

What is the most important question for earth system research?

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Jul 30 2009 - 12:50pm

As the latest issue of Science points out, just 25 years ago human-induced climate change was unknown outside limited scientific circles, but is now a national priority; what should the research...

Latest round of climate talks end

Aug 19 2009 - 7:22am

The latest in a series of international climate talks ended...

Global food crisis

Feb 18 2009 - 8:55pm

The new world of soaring food prices.
April 2008

A five-part series by the Washington Post exploring the...

US and Chinese leaders meet to address energy and the environment

Jun 3 2009 - 9:47am

A senior-level US met with Chinese leaders met in China last week to encourage cooperation on climate change policies. The two countries are the biggest emitters of carbon gases and both...

Leaders meet to discuss next phase of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change

Jun 3 2009 - 4:26am

The latest round of talks on the next phase of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change began in Bonn on June 1. The United States delegation has complained that the...

Financial meltdown worsens food crisis

Feb 18 2009 - 7:18pm

As global prices soar, more people go hungry
by Ariana Eunjung Cha and...

Climate Change Treaty Talks Begin in Poznań, Poland

Dec 30 2008 - 3:01pm

The Climate Change Conference (COP14) meets in Poznań, Poland from December 1 through December 12 to rule on the the post-Kyoto Protocol period starting in 2012 . At the opening session, the UN...