The decade that just ended was by far the hottest ever measured on Earth, capped off by the second-warmest year on record, two U.S. agencies reported Wednesday.
Speaking before the start Monday of a two-week international climate conference in Madrid, the U.N. chief said the impact of rising temperatures — including more extreme weather — is already being felt around the world, with dramatic consequences for humans and other species.
Communities north and south of the Bering Strait rely on near-shore ice for a natural sea wall, plus sea ice acts a platform from which to catch crab or cod, a transportation corridor between villages and a work station on which to butcher walrus.
KINGSPORT – The so-called “Green New Deal” would have killed coal and severely burdened the U.S. economy, two Republican members of Congress told about 200 coal industry leaders at the 40th conference of the Virginia Coal and Energy Alliance on Monday.
Nearly 200 nations adopted the first global pact to fight climate change on Saturday, calling on the world to collectively cut and then eliminate greenhouse gas pollution but imposing no sanctions on countries that don’t.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans are hot but not too bothered by global warming.