IPCC Climate Change report expresses extreme confidence in human cause of Global warming

Mon 30 Sep 2013 -

STOCKHOLM, Sweden — Scientists now believe it's “extremely likely” that human activity is the dominant cause of global warming, a long-term trend that is clear despite a recent plateau in the temperatures, an international climate panel said Friday.

Global warming 'hiatus' puts climate change scientists on the spot

Monte Morin
Tue 24 Sep 2013 -

Theories as to why Earth's average surface temperature hasn't risen in recent years include an idea that the Pacific Ocean goes through decades-long cycles of absorbing heat.

Climate report struggles with temperature quirks

Karl Ritter
Fri 20 Sep 2013 -

STOCKHOLM, Sweden --- Scientists working on a landmark U.N. report on climate change are struggling over how to address a wrinkle in the meteorological data that has given ammunition to global-warming skeptics: The heating of Earth's surface appears to have slowed in the past 15 years even though greenhouse gas ...

UN deputy chief calls for greater international cooperation on sanitation

Tue 03 Sep 2013 -

STOCKHOLM, Sweden ----Now is the time for accelerated, energized and concerted action on water and sanitation, Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson today urged, calling for renewed cooperation on water management and access to adequate sanitation for the more than 2.5 billion people around the world without it.