The United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released a dire report on the state of global warming. Its effects have already been devastating, they said; it's best to start preparing for the worst.
The White House will soon unveil a new strategy for reducing emissions of methane, a powerful greenhouse gas. The Environmental Defense Fund is calling for both incentives and regulations for the oil and gas industry.
The ocean's deep currents allow for the absorption of carbon dioxide, but climate change may be slowing down these currents' movements, subsequently hindering their ability to hold on to carbon, which could lead to a warmer planet.
U.S. fisheries waste 2 billion pounds of sea life every year, leading to vast food inefficiency and threats to endangered species, according to a recent report from the environmental advocacy group Oceana.
Four newly-discovered gases damaging the ozone layer were not in the atmosphere before the 1960s, leading a team of researchers at the University of East Anglia in the UK to deduce the gases are man-made and possibly created by the use of insecticides or solvents for cleaning electronic components.