Saturday, November 22, 2014
Despite a bitter U.S. cold snap, the globe is rushing hell-bent toward its warmest year on record with last month setting the fifth monthly heat record of the year.
Friday, November 21, 2014
A “historic” storm dumped more than five feet of snow, stranding scores of motorists, canceling flights and killing at least eight people in the northeastern United States, officials said Wednesday.
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
A key polar bear population fell by nearly half in the past decade, a new U.S.-Canada study found, with scientists seeing a dramatic increase in young cubs starving and dying.
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
The Pacific bluefin tuna, a fish used in sushi and sashimi dishes, is at risk of extinction as the global food market places “unsustainable pressure” on the species and others, a conservation body warned Monday.
Monday, November 17, 2014
The world's most powerful economies urge “strong and effective action” on climate change, catapulting the issue up the G-20 agenda in a new boost for campaigners after a surprising Sino-U.S. breakthrough.
Sunday, November 16, 2014
A seal with a fondness for New Jersey beaches — and the food-sharing fishermen and beachgoers that come with them — is headed for Detroit after becoming a little too friendly with the locals.
Saturday, November 15, 2014
Yushan, the tallest peak in Taiwan, saw the first snow of the season early Friday as abundant moisture and low temperatures caused by strong seasonal winds swept across the area.
Lightning has the power to spark wildfires and kill, and scientists said Thursday that climate change may lead to 50 percent more of it by century's end.
Friday, November 14, 2014
Vast areas of land and sea have become environmental sanctuaries in recent years but the world is not funding them adequately, the United Nations warned Thursday.
Australia said Thursday it will ban the dumping of dredging waste on most of the Great Barrier Reef as environmentalists called for the government to go further and commit to a total halt.