Thursday, February 26, 2009
On the northeastern shores of Sakhalin Island, a culture is facing extinction. The Nivkhs, a small indigenous ethnic group, have survived for centuries in this harsh climate, hunting and fishing, but today massive offshore oil and gas projects have eroded
Wednesday, February 25, 2009
President Barack Obama says the recovery plan will, in part, focus on clean renewable energy and fund research into breakthroughs in energy and save our planet from climate change. (Feb. 24)
Tuesday, February 24, 2009
A rocket carrying a NASA global warming satellite landed in the ocean near Antarctica after an early morning launch failure Tuesday. (Feb. 24)
NASA has launched its first spacecraft dedicated to studying carbon dioxide in Earth's atmosphere from space. Carbon dioxide is believed to be a principal human-produced driver of climate change. (Feb. 24)
Monday, February 16, 2009
Using the Arctic as an early warning system, scientists are claiming the amount of greenhouse gas emissions worldwide is higher than predicted. Daniel Sieberg reports.
Wednesday, February 11, 2009
According to a report, many species of birds are responding to increasing climate change by traveling north instead of south. John Blackstone reports.
Tuesday, February 10, 2009
Denmark, which hosts a key conference on climate change in December, wants to show that the choice of Copenhagen for a possible landmark treaty is no coincidence, illustrating that Denmark is at the forefront of sustainable policies. The government asked
Thursday, February 5, 2009
India's Foreign Minister Pranab Mukherjee speaks at the World Sustainable Development Summit calling on industrialized nations to take the issues of global climate change as seriously as the credit crunch. Video courtesy of Reuters.