Climate deniers get more media play than scientists, study finds

World Aug 14, 2019

Climate deniers get more media play than scientists, study finds

Climate deniers have garnered far more media attention than prominent climate scientists over the years, fueling public confusion and slowing the response to global warming, researchers reported Tuesday. From 2000 through 2016, hundreds of academics, business people and politicians who doubted global warming or attributed ...

Greta Thunberg's sailing adventure to the U.S. no pleasure cruise

World Aug 14, 2019

Greta Thunberg's sailing adventure to the U.S. no pleasure cruise

Greta Thunberg's two-week voyage to the United States will be no pleasure cruise. The 16-year-old climate change activist who has inspired student protests around the world will leave Plymouth, England, later this week bound for New York in a high-tech but decidedly low-comfort sailboat. Highlighting the ...

Australia offers $340 million in climate funding to Pacific islands

Asia Pacific Aug 13, 2019

Australia offers $340 million in climate funding to Pacific islands

Australia on Tuesday announced a 500 million Australian dollar ($340 million) climate change package for Pacific island countries, which have been increasingly vocal in demanding their powerful neighbor curb its carbon emissions. Prime Minister Scott Morrison said the funding, drawn from Australia's existing international aid ...