Artic animals that can't cope with climate change face death

Sep 2, 2015

Artic animals that can't cope with climate change face death

When it comes to coping with climate change in the Arctic region, which is warming at three times the global average, some animals are more equal than others. Migrating barnacle geese, which fly north to lay eggs amid the Norwegian Arctic’s craggy peaks and ...

Aug 20, 2015

Wind surfer Choo hospitalized in Rio

South Korean wind surfer Choo Won-woo got his first ride in an ambulance the other day, taken to a Rio de Janeiro hospital with dehydration, vomiting, a headache and dizziness. Cho is one of four athletes to have “officially” fallen ill so far at ...

Australia pledges 26% emissions cut by 2030

Aug 11, 2015

Australia pledges 26% emissions cut by 2030

Australia plans to reduce carbon emissions by at least 26 percent from 2005 levels by 2030, Prime Minister Tony Abbott announced Tuesday, but environmentalists said the target fell well short of what was needed to tackle global warming. Abbott said his conservative government’s target ...

Aug 3, 2015

Obama's climate legacy takes shape with move on power plants

The Obama administration on Monday was to issue rules to cut carbon emissions from U.S. power plants, a move designed to secure the president’s legacy on climate and one which has already influenced the campaigns of those who want to succeed him. The Environmental ...