Kill farting camels, say environmentalists

An Australian environmental group is calling for hundreds of thousands of camels, pigs and waterbuffalo to be slaughtered - because of their farts.

Climate change 'undeniable', says government report

The last decade has been the warmest on record, and there's now conclusive evidence that the world is getting hotter, according to a major study from the NOAA.

Climate change could cause mass Mexican immigration

Rednecks may have to choose between their love of SUVs and their hatred of Mexicans, if predictions from Princeton University linking climate change and immigration turn out to be true.

UN climate report reliable enough, review concludes

A UN panel report on climate change was sound, says a Dutch agency which reviewed the results after questions were raised over its accuracy.

'Climategate' scientist cleared of misconduct

Professor Michael Mann, the US scientist accused of massaging climate change figures has been cleared by his university.

CO2 has controlled climate for millions of years

Carbon dioxide has been the main factor controlling global temperatures for millions of years, according to a new study.

World is at its warmest since records began, NASA warns

The global temperature over the last 12 months has been the highest on record, according to the latest NASA figures.

America's top scientists call for carbon trading system

The National Academy of Sciences (NAS) is continuing its crusade for more action on climate change by publishing three reports calling for  prices to be put on carbon emissions.

Greenland rises as ice cap melts

It's not just sea levels that are rising as Greenland's ice melts - Greenland is too.

Climate change was major cause of mass mammal extinction

Climate change has been a significant factor in mass mammal extinction over most of the last fifty thousand years, according to an international team.

Last month was warmest April on record

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) announced today that last month was the warmest April on record, giving recently-disgraced global warming experts a new ledge to stand on.

Scientists defend climate change research in open letter

More than 250 US scientists, including 11 Nobel laureates, have published an open letter defending climate change research.

Future temperatures could be too hot to survive

Huge swathes of the world could become too hot for human beings to survive, if current worst-case scientific projections of global warming turn out to be true.

EPA delivers strong message on climate change

The Environmental Protection Agency report says climate change is unequivocally causing hurricanes and heat waves.

Wind Turbines: “It’s always something"

It seems that wind turbines change how heat dissipates in the areas downwind of them, because they slow the wind as it spins their propellers. Once one begins to think about it, this domino effect makes perfect sense.

Ice explorer satellite launches today

ESA's Cryosat-2 ice mission is set for launch today, aiming to give scientists some hard evidence on the state of the world's ice caps.

Climate change linked to Earth's orbital cycle

A geologist has discovered a link between regular changes in the Earth's orbital cycle and changes in the climate.

Climate Change Is Not A “This” or “That” Proposition

The article “Massive methane release sparks global warming fears” garnered a lot of reader responses. On in particular needs to be addressed directly here.

Global warming study gets external, independent review

A group that has no ties to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) will be conducting a sweeping investigation into the group's research methodology, report findings, and negative allegations against them in a bid to gain back a sense of confidence and urgency among the population.

Massive methane release sparks global warming fears

Vast amounts of methane are bubbling up from the East Siberian sea, raising fears of a massive hike in global warming.