Obama, in Everglades, wades into climate change politics

Apr 23, 2015

Obama, in Everglades, wades into climate change politics

President Barack Obama strolled past reedy sawgrass and twisted mangrove tree roots in Florida’s Everglades on Wednesday, part of a push to get Americans thinking and talking about the damage climate change is causing close to home. Obama took a half-hour walk on the ...

Japan mulls minimum 20% greenhouse gas cut by 2030

Apr 9, 2015

Japan mulls minimum 20% greenhouse gas cut by 2030

Japan may set a target of reducing greenhouse gas emissions by at least 20 percent by 2030 from 2005 levels, as part of efforts to strike a new global deal to combat climate change later this year. The target, still a source of conflict ...

Apr 7, 2015

Fukushima radiation newly detected off British Columbia

Radiation from the Fukushima nuclear disaster that started in 2011 has for the first time been detected along a North American shoreline, though at levels too low to pose a significant threat to human or marine life, scientists said on Monday. Trace amounts of ...