Could experiments in the sky enlarge the ozone hole?
Countries that form a working group for the Montreal Protocol are expected to begin debating a proposal to examine the risks and benefits of geoengineering next month in Bangkok. These are solutions that might help cool an overheated planet if global efforts to reduce human-caused greenhouse gas emissions fall short.
Storm chaser flies into hurricane eye. 'It was beautiful'
BOULDER, Colo. — The first big hurricane that Wen-Chau Lee flew into was Luis. It slammed into the Caribbean islands in August 1995 and then spent 14 terrifying days as a Category 4 storm.
Scientists find that ocean temps swing CO2 levels
Scientists believe they have revealed new insights that could help climate models more accurately forecast changes produced by global CO2 emissions.
Mystery solved: Superpollutant tracked to China
BOULDER, Colo. — Scientists, governments and environmental groups are focused on what may be the first global detective story about emissions. It's an effort to determine how many rogue businesses may have violated the Montreal Protocol by selling insulation containing a banned chemical that is 5,000 times more powerful as a global warmer than carbon dioxide.
Walmart acted on warming. Here's how it made money, too
Can businesses ease the threat of climate change and be more competitive at the same time? That's the major question arising from experiments by Walmart and several environmental groups.