Global Warming http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/20826/all en On Location Video: Adapting to climate change http://www.globalpost.com/internal/video/5685938 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subhead"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <!--paging_filter--><p>The Namib desert yields clues to coping with a warming world.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-label">Byline:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Jeffrey Barbee </div> </div> </div> <p> Scientists look to one of the world&#39;s oldest deserts for lessons on adapting to a hotter, drier climate.</p> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-copyright"> <div class="field-label">Copyright/Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> GlobalPost </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-lead-image"> <div class="field-label">Still Frame:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_lead_image" width="640" height="360" alt="Video: Adapting to climate change" src="http://www.globalpost.com/sites/default/files/twistage_stills/c21932c301d99-original.jpg?1325704412" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-publish-date"> <div class="field-label">Publish Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">2012:01:06 06:37</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="vid-wrapper"> <script type="text/javascript"> //not in site and viewNode("c21932c301d99", {player_profile:"_gp3_full", server_detection:true}); </script> </div> Africa Climate Change Global Warming Global Warming Namibia On Location Fri, 06 Jan 2012 11:37:10 +0000 Jeffrey Barbee 5685938 at http://www.globalpost.com Chinese airlines refuse to pay EU carbon tax http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/china/120105/china-airlines-refuse-pay-eu-carbon-tax <p> Airlines around the world have warned the tax will cost the aviation industry $23.8 billion over eight years &ndash; but those refusing to pay may be fined or prohibited from flying into the region.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/china/120105/china-airlines-refuse-pay-eu-carbon-tax" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Global Warming Global Warming Travel/Tourism Green Asia-Pacific Energy Europe China Thu, 05 Jan 2012 11:19:00 +0000 Amanda Morrow 5686045 at http://www.globalpost.com Ocean acidity speeding up with dangerous consequences, say researchers http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/green/global-warming/120301/oceans-acidification-global-warming Pollution from carbon emissions may be speeding up the acidity of the oceans faster than in the last 300 million years, researchers say.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/green/global-warming/120301/oceans-acidification-global-warming" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Climate Change Global Warming Global Warming Science Fri, 02 Mar 2012 03:53:00 +0000 Alexander Besant 5694302 at http://www.globalpost.com Future flood threat to British nuclear reactors http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/europe/future-flood-threat-british-nuclear-reactors <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subhead"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Report says many will be underwater due to rising sea levels </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Michael Goldfarb </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p> A year ago, the world was watching Japan wrestle with the flooded reactors at Fukushima nuclear plant.</p> <p> The <a href="http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2012/mar/07/uk-nuclear-risk-flooding">Guardian</a> newspaper has obtained, under a Freedom of Information request, a report partially published two months ago detailing the risks to 12 of 19 nuclear plant sites in the country.</p> <p> It is the older ones right on the sea cost that are cause for concern. Global warming has led to a rise in sea levels around this island.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/europe/future-flood-threat-british-nuclear-reactors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fukushima Global Warming Global Warming Home japan nuclear energy Regions rising sea levels Green Energy Europe United Kingdom On Europe Europa GlobalPost Blogs Wed, 07 Mar 2012 18:15:04 +0000 Michael Goldfarb 5695024 at http://www.globalpost.com India boycotts EU aviation carbon tax http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/business-tech/120323/india-boycotts-eu-aviation-carbon-tax <p> China and India have attacked the EU&rsquo;s Emissions Trading Scheme as a unilateral trade levy disguised as an attempt to tackle climate change.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/business-tech/120323/india-boycotts-eu-aviation-carbon-tax" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Europe Global Warming Global Warming Green india Business Green Europe India Fri, 23 Mar 2012 11:37:47 +0000 Luke Browne 5697374 at http://www.globalpost.com Most Americans believe unusual weather due to climate change http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/green/global-warming/120418/more-americans-believe-unusual-weather-product-climate-cha A majority of Americans believe that climate change is the cause behind recent unusual weather events.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/green/global-warming/120418/more-americans-believe-unusual-weather-product-climate-cha" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Climate Change Global Warming Global Warming Science Science United States Wed, 18 Apr 2012 19:49:42 +0000 News Desk 5700912 at http://www.globalpost.com Pollution delayed warming in eastern US in 20th century http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/business/science/120429/pollution-masked-warming-eastern-us-20th-century <p> Pollution in the eastern United States helped to mitigate climate warming in the region, says a new study.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/business/science/120429/pollution-masked-warming-eastern-us-20th-century" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Climate Change Global Warming Global Warming Pollution Science United States Green Science Sun, 29 Apr 2012 22:42:00 +0000 Alexander Besant 5702397 at http://www.globalpost.com Wind farms warming local climate, says new study http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/business/science/120429/wind-farms-warming-the-climate-says-new-study <p> Wind farms may warm the local climate, said a new study released Sunday.</p> <p> &nbsp;</p> <p> &nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/business/science/120429/wind-farms-warming-the-climate-says-new-study" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Global Warming Science Wind Science United States Sun, 29 Apr 2012 23:43:00 +0000 Alexander Besant 5702407 at http://www.globalpost.com Climate change impact on plants could be underestimated, says new study http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/business/science/120502/climate-change-impact-plants-could-be-underestimated-says-new- Climate change's impact on plants was underestimated by previous investigations, says a new study.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/business/science/120502/climate-change-impact-plants-could-be-underestimated-says-new-" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Climate Change Global Warming Global Warming Science Science Wed, 02 May 2012 22:37:37 +0000 Alexander Besant 5702905 at http://www.globalpost.com Greenland glaciers rise sea levels, but not worst case scenario yet http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/science/120503/greenland-glaciers-helping-rise-sea-levels-not-worst-case-scenario-yet Glaciers in Greenland may be melting rapidly and thereby increasing sea-levels but it is not the worst case scenario predicted by earlier research, says a new study.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/science/120503/greenland-glaciers-helping-rise-sea-levels-not-worst-case-scenario-yet" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Global Warming Global Warming Science Science Thu, 03 May 2012 20:12:34 +0000 Alexander Besant 5703031 at http://www.globalpost.com Billboards linking climate change to murderers cause furor http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/science/global-warming/120504/billboards-link-climate-change-mass-murderers <p> A new advertising campaign using giant billboards is linking climate change scientists with mass murderers.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/science/global-warming/120504/billboards-link-climate-change-mass-murderers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Climate Change Global Warming Global Warming Science United States Science United States Sat, 05 May 2012 00:20:00 +0000 Alexander Besant 5703218 at http://www.globalpost.com Tropical areas expanding due to pollutants, says new study http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/science/120517/tropics-expanding-due-pollutants-says-new-study The world's tropical belt may be expanding due to man-made pollutants, a new study says.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/science/120517/tropics-expanding-due-pollutants-says-new-study" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Climate Change Global Warming Science Science Thu, 17 May 2012 20:07:59 +0000 Alexander Besant 5704630 at http://www.globalpost.com Pollution in thunderclouds worsens global warming, says study http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/science/120520/pollution-thunderclouds-worsens-global-warming-says-study Pollution trapped in thunderclouds is making climate change worse, says a new study.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/science/120520/pollution-thunderclouds-worsens-global-warming-says-study" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Climate Change Global Warming Global Warming Science Science Sun, 20 May 2012 23:21:06 +0000 Alexander Besant 5705003 at http://www.globalpost.com Arctic releasing ancient methane as ice melts away, study says http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/science/120523/arctic-releasing-ancient-methane-ice-melts-away-study-says Methane deposits in the Arctic region are being released as climate change melts the ice surface.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/science/120523/arctic-releasing-ancient-methane-ice-melts-away-study-says" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Climate Change Global Warming Global Warming Science Science Wed, 23 May 2012 23:10:57 +0000 Alexander Besant 5705389 at http://www.globalpost.com A British butterfly thrives once again with climate change http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/science/120525/british-butterfly-thrives-once-again-climate-change A rare British butterfly may be one of the only winners in a warming world.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/science/120525/british-butterfly-thrives-once-again-climate-change" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Climate Change Global Warming Global Warming Science Science Fri, 25 May 2012 18:31:30 +0000 Alexander Besant 5705650 at http://www.globalpost.com