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Could a nuclear ‘binge’ solve global warming?

Professor Peter Wadhams is concerned that the world hasn’t been doing enough to tackle climate change. With carbon dioxide levels increasing at an ala…

Could palm trees grow in the Antarctic ?

If climate change continues then the Antarctic could be transformed in to a lush forest zone. The prediction comes following the discovery by scientis…

Climate change tree testing begins

Scientists in Europe are attempting to determine which trees will thrive during predicted climate change. Trees from around the world are being plante…

Skeptics concede Earth has warmed

Scientists previously skeptical about global warming have conceded that the planet is getting hotter. Climate change has been a topic of controversry …

CIA keeps global warming research classified

Those hoping to find out what the CIA has learned about climate change are going to be disappointed. The CIA announced its intentions to research the …

IPCC climate change plans leaked

Leaked documents have disclosed a number of potential ways that the IPCC may tackle climate change. Over 60 top scientists worldwide contributed to th…

Water demand to outstrip supply by 40%

Population growth and climate change could threaten the world’s water supplies within the next 20 years. Population growth will not only increase the …

1,200 Limousines for the Copenhagen Climate Summit

As ministers, representatives, and journalists from around the world gather in Copenhagen to discuss climate change, rental car firms are having difficulty providing enough limos to meet the demand: Ms Jorgensen reckons that between her and her rivals the total number of limos in Copenhagen next week has already broken the 1,200 barrier. The French alone [...]

Al Gore: World’s First "Carbon" Billionaire?

Climate change may be serious stuff for many of us, but for Al Gore, it’s seriously profitable. He’s about to become the world’s first “carbon” billionaire: Few people have been as vocal about the urgency of global warming and the need to reinvent the way the world produces and consumes energy as Mr Gore. And few [...]

New fears for species extinctions

Extinction rates are a lot higher than previously predicted with threats to biodiversity and ecosystems such as pollution, climate change and urba…