A new report points to alarming possibilities about hazards triggered by climate change that could become reality in the near future.
The United Nations' World Meteorological Organization confirms reports that 2016 was the hottest year on record and predicts more bad news for 2017.
Scientists take to the air to find out how the warming climate is affecting rainfall and storms.
China's unceasing economic growth has always worried environmentalists, and a new report by the Center for Global Development may put those concerns on a new level After increasing power-plant emissions by a third this year, China's coal-based power sector is poised to be the most polluting in the world even worse than that of the United States.
Sometime soon, thrill-seekers with the funds and the desire to plunk down $200K to experience four minutes of weightlessness more than 60 miles above the Earth will have the chance, thanks to Virgin CEO and astro-preneur Richard Branson.
An investigative report by The Independent (of London) concludes that a critical rise in world temperatures is now unavoidable. Comparing notes with leading scientists, the newspaper discovered that we've already apparently passed the point of no return. | story