Climate

Weather in Phoenix is too hot for planes to takeoff

It is almost always hot in Phoenix, but today temperatures are expected to peak at 120 degrees fahrenheit, which has prompted some airlines to cancel flights out of Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport. The high temperatures alone aren't necessarily the culprit, but

Buildings light up in green in support of Paris climate accord

In the aftermath of Donald Trump's decision to withdraw the United States from a landmark climate agreement signed by 195 nations in 2015, a slew of political and business leaders around the world announced their support for and commitment to the accord,

Trump dismays, angers allies by abandoning global climate pact

Trump, tapping into the "America First" message he used when he was elected president last year, said the Paris accord would undermine the U.S. economy, cost U.S. jobs, weaken American national sovereignty and put the country at a permanent disadvantage to the

Sea Levels Are Rising Even Faster Than Previously Thought

Global sea level rise is precipitated by two factors: the thermal expansion of oceans due to warming and the increased melting of the polar ice caps and other land-based glaciers. Over the past century, sea levels have continued to rise, and new

UAE plans to drag an iceberg from Antarctica to provide drinking water for millions

One company in the United Arab Emirates has come up with a bizarre plan to provide drinking water for the state's citizens. The firm intends to haul icebergs from Antarctica to the gulf coast in order to harvest its billions of gallons

Climate Change: Trees May Not Store As Much Carbon As We Thought, And This Could Affect Studies

After studying “common” Australian trees, researchers at Western Sydney University in Australia have concluded that trees do not store as much carbon as previously thought. This new conclusion could drastically effect how climate change is tackled, Joinfo.com reports with reference to