greenhouse gas

November 22, 2018
November 22, 2018

Greenhouse gas levels in atmosphere hit new high: UN

The levels of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere, the main driver of climate change, have hit a new record high, the UN says, warning that the time to act is running out.

March 3, 2016
March 3, 2016

Climate change poised to hurt food supplies: study

The effects of climate change on food production could cause 500,000 extra deaths by 2050 compared to a world without global warming, according to a study released Thursday.

February 27, 2016
February 27, 2016

Gas from thawing permafrost could add further to global warming: study

Arctic permafrost that is thawing due to global warming is releasing greenhouse gases, further compounding the problem of climate change, according to a study released on Thursday.

December 7, 2015
December 7, 2015

Climate talks shift from binding targets to 'name and shame'

It's clear at this point that even if the international climate accord being negotiated in suburban Paris becomes legally binding, it won't include punitive measures like trade sanctions or embargoes on straggler countries that fail to meet their commitments.

September 14, 2015
September 14, 2015

Next two years ‘may be world’s hottest’

The next two years could be the hottest on record globally, says research from the UK's Met Office.