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Climate change and loss of habitat are threatening a majority of the world's lemur population in Madagascar. Lemurs play a crucial role when it comes to studying life-threatening human diseases. CBS... News foreign correspondent Debora Patta visited researchers working to save the species in Madagascar.
A 15-year-old stole the show at a UN climate conference in Poland late last week.
Campaigners say they will force governments to act after lack of progress at UN summit Civil society groups have pledged growing international protests to drive rapid action on global warming after... the UN climate summit in Poland. The summit agreed rules for implementing the 2015 Paris agreement, which aims to keep global warming as close to 1.5C (2.7F) as possible, but it made little progress in increasing governments' commitments to cut emissions. The world remains on track for 3C of warming, which scientists says will bring catastrophic extreme weather.
The world's governments have reached a new agreement at the just-concluded international climate talks. The result could advance the fight to mitigate humanity's carbon dioxide emissions in order to... slow climate change. But activists and scientists say that the negotiations didn't come anywhere near the significant...
At this year's climate talks the American delegation is working under a President who plans to withdraw the U.S. from the Paris Agreement and who outright dismisses climate science, Carolyn Kormann... writes.
Climate talks are in an extra day as negotiators try to agree the next steps for the Paris agreement.
The heads of state for some of the main countries causing climate change -- the United States, the UK, Germany, China, Canada and India among them -- are not present here in Poland to try to keep the... wheels from falling off an agreement meant to save humanity and the planet.
Change is in the air over at the House Committee on Space, Science, and Technology. An oozing sump of climate change skepticism under the leadership of Texas Republican Lamar Smith, the committee is... poised to be taken over by Democrats and led by Texas's Eddie Bernice Johnson, a registered nurse and longtime champion...
The United Nations climate change conference underway here in Poland could play a critical role in the fight to stem greenhouse gas emissions and keep temperatures from rising to unsafe levels. The... Trump Administration showed up to pitch fossil fuels. In a closely watched event Monday on the sidelines of official negotiations, U.S. officials touted…
In what is likely an unsurprising but no less troubling move, the oil alliance between Kuwait, Russia, Saudi Arabia, and, embarrassingly, the United States has intercepted the adoption of a key... finding from the historic Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report at the United Nations climate talks--a move that is...
Another funeral service will be held for George HW Bush in Houston Democrat says he'll appeal to Scott Walker to veto GOP power play Stay informed: sign up for our new US briefing 2.12pm GMT Prominent... Democrats plan on Thursday to begin ramping up calls for stronger gun control after the party took control of the House of Representatives. The newly empowered Democratic majority in the House of Representatives is expected to introduce sweeping legislation to impose background checks on all gun sales as one of the first priorities in the incoming Congress of 2019, according to a report this week in Mother Jones. Related: Newly empowered Democrats ramp up calls for stronger gun control 1.54pm GMT Another funeral service will take place Thursday for former President George HW Bush, this time...
Fishermen are still waiting for permission to catch Dungeness crabs off California's northernmost coast this season -- and they want oil companies to pay for the delay. State officials have postponed... the start of the commercial Dungeness crab season because of high levels of a neurotoxin called...
Crunch climate talks begin in Poland this week amid growing concern that political action is lagging behind the rise in global temperatures.
Thousands skip school to urge action on climate change, despite criticism from Australia's PM.
Last week, federal scientists released their damning new National Climate Assessment, which warned that if action is not taken to stop global climate change, the U.S. will suffer greatly from... consequences including dwindling water supplies, sea-level rise, epidemics, natural disasters, and billions of dollars in...
Global efforts to tackle climate are off track says the UN, as it sees a rise in CO2 after years of decline.
Climate change will cost the US economy hundreds of billions of dollars by the end of the century, according to a government report rejected by the White House.
"The Trump administration chooses the Friday after Thanksgiving to try and bury this critical U.S. assessment of the climate crisis"
A massive new federal report describes a country in ecological collapse and infrastructural ruin by 2100. They released it on Black Friday.
A federal appeals court Thursday granted the Trump administration's motion for a temporary stay
The Trump administration tried once again on Thursday to get the Supreme Court to toss a lawsuit on climate change, filed by 21 activists between the ages of 11 and 22. The plaintiffs allege that... federal officials are not doing enough to curb carbon pollution, thus violating their rights to due process under the Constitution. The activists are calling for major reductions in carbon dioxide emissions. They first filed the lawsuit in 2015 against former President Barack Obama and government agencies, and Obama's administration also tried to get the suit thrown out. In July, the Supreme Court said it was too premature for the Trump administration to attempt to stop the lawsuit, and on Monday, federal Judge Ann Aiken in Eugene, Oregon, ruled that the case can go forward to trial on Oct. 29...
Extreme weather damage to the global barley crop will mean price spikes and supply problems, according to new research Trouble is brewing for the world's beer drinkers, with climate change set to... cause "dramatic" price spikes and supply shortages, according to new research. Extreme heatwaves and droughts will increasingly damage the global barley crop, meaning a common ingredient of the world's favourite alcoholic beverage will become scarcer. Key brewing nations are forecast to be among the worst hit, including Belgium, the Czech Republic and Ireland.
He had previously claimed that global warming was not real
"We're always studying these things," economic adviser Larry Kudlow said.
Holding global warming to a critical limit would require "rapid, far-reaching and unprecedented changes in all aspects of society," says a key report from the global scientific authority on climate... change.