By Crystal Park
WASHINGTON (VOR)— UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon urged world leaders to prepare to battle climate change with more aggressiveness ahead of the world summit on climate change next year.
By Kevin Tripp
LOS ANGELES (VOR)—In the Philippines, the situation is growing increasingly desperate for millions of storm survivors.
By Vasili Sushko
NEW YORK (VOR)—It was one year ago today that Hurricane Sandy ravaged New York City and its surrounding areas, bringing rain, severe winds and a coastal surge that wiped out entire neighborhoods.
By Kim Brown
WASHINGTON (VOR)— A group of scientists recently published a report on nature.com that shows mortality has spiked in Stockholm, Sweden over the past 30 years due to extreme temperatures.
By Andrew Hiller
WASHINGTON (VOR)—Some look through this Prism trying to grasp at a shrinking Cornucopia. There are many pressures on food supply these days. From population growth, to acidification, to ozone the ability to grow or raise product for food stuffs is changing.
PARIS, October 1, 2013 (AFP) - Arctic ice melt due to global warming is having an unexpected impact on West Greenland's caribou, causing fewer calves to be born and boosting their death rate, a study said Tuesday.
WASHINGTON (VOR)— A Russian court is continuing to detain members of the Greenpeace vessel that tried to board a Russian oil rig in the Arctic Circle where Gazprom and its partner companies (Mobil, Statoil, Eni) are drilling for natural gas and oil.
STOCKHOLM, September 27, 2013 (AFP) - A UN panel said Friday it was more certain than ever that humans were the cause of global warming and predicted temperatures would rise another 0.3 to 4.8 degrees Celsius (0.5-8.6 degrees Fahrenheit) this century.
By Kevin Tripp
LOS ANGELES (VOR)— In California, environmentalists are celebrating a major court victory.
OSLO, September 20, 2013 (AFP) - Norway said Friday it was abandoning its much-touted plans to capture carbon dioxide and store it underground to prevent emissions from escaping into the atmosphere.
PARIS, September 11, 2013 (AFP) - Arctic sea ice, which has been declining in area by unprecedented amounts in summer, is also falling in volume, the European Space Agency (ESA) said on Wednesday.
GENEVA, September 2, 2013 (AFP) - Humanity has pushed the world's climate system to the brink, leaving itself only scant time to act, the head of the UN's group of climate scientists said on Monday.
PARIS, August 25, 2013 (AFP) - Oceans that grow more acidic through Man's fossil fuel burning emissions, can amplify global warming by releasing less of a gas that helps shield Earth from radiation, a study said Sunday.
WASHINGTON (VOR)— We've all heard about the dire effects global warning will have on our planet. But could it be possible that rising temperatures could also affect our behavior?
IOWA CITY (VOR)— Our own Carmen Russell-Sluchansky is at the Green Party’s annual convention this week, where he talked to Iowa State Senator Rob Hogg. Hogg is a Democratic politician but was invited to talk to the Greens on the issue he cared enough to write a book about: global warming.
WASHINGTON (VOR)— Scorching summers, wildfires, floods, tornadoes and extreme winters.