Global Warming and Climate Change News

U.N. warns on climate change
Thursday July 21st 2011, 9:06 PM

UNITED NATIONS, July 21 (UPI) -- Global climate change constitutes a major threat for future world peace and security, a United Nations official says. [News Source]

Rice Lashes Out at Russia for Blocking U.N. Council From Tackling Climate Change
Thursday July 21st 2011, 4:41 PM

U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Susan Rice this week issued a blistering rebuke of Russia, China and other countries that blocked the Security Council from adopting a statement linking the threat of climate change to international peace and security. [News Source]

UN says climate change threatens world security
Thursday July 21st 2011, 12:41 PM

Climate change is generating an "unholy brew" of extreme weather events that threaten global security, the UN chief said as the Security Council recognized the issue's potential effect on world peace. [News Source]

UN says climate change threatens world security
Thursday July 21st 2011, 12:41 PM

Climate change is generating an "unholy brew" of extreme weather events that threaten global security, the UN chief said as the Security Council recognized the issue's potential effect on world peace. [News Source]

UN says climate change threatens global security
Thursday July 21st 2011, 10:30 AM

The United Nations Security Council has for the first time admitted that global warming poses a major threat to world security and peace. The move catapults climate change higher up the global agenda. [News Source]

UN says climate change threatens world security.
Thursday July 21st 2011, 10:00 AM

Climate change is generating an "unholy brew" of extreme weather events that threaten global security, the UN chief said as the Security Council recognized the issue's potential effect on world peace. [News Source]

Climate change skeptics challenged.
Thursday July 21st 2011, 10:00 AM

Though climate change skeptics Fred Singer and CSU emeritus professor William Gray dismiss their views as "bunk" and "hokum," many atmospheric scientists at CSU agree that climate change is caused by humans, at least in part. [News Source]

Climate change debate in UNSC welcome step: India.
Thursday July 21st 2011, 10:00 AM

India has said discussion on climate change in the Security Council is a welcome step, but maintained that the 15-member body does not have tools to deal with the issue. [News Source]

UNEP calls on collective response from globe to combat climate change.
Thursday July 21st 2011, 10:00 AM

With climate change having "potentially far-reaching implications for global stability," the United Nations Environment Program executive director called on Wednesday for a collective response from the international community in assessing and managing risks. [News Source]

UN chief calls climate change “threat” to global peace and security.
Thursday July 21st 2011, 10:00 AM

UN Secretary-general Ban Ki- moon said here on Wednesday that climate change comprises a very credible threat to peace and security around the world. [News Source]

UN says climate change threatens world security.
Thursday July 21st 2011, 10:00 AM

Climate change could exponentially increase the scale of natural disasters while at the same time threatening world security, a senior UN official told the UN Security Council Wednesday. [News Source]