Global Warming and Climate Change News

What does “climate-smart agriculture” really mean? New tool breaks it down.
Tuesday August 15th 2017, 10:00 AM

A Trinidadian scientist has developed a mechanism for determining the degree of climate-smart agriculture compliance with respect to projects, processes and products. [News Source]

Great climate science communication from Yale Climate Connections.
Tuesday August 15th 2017, 10:00 AM

Stellar work by a group led by Anthony Leiserowitz on putting climate change research into public domain is empowering citizens and institutions. [News Source]

Arctic voyage finds global warming impact on ice, animals.
Tuesday August 15th 2017, 10:00 AM

If parts of the planet are becoming like a furnace because of global warming, then the Arctic is best described as the world’s air-conditioning unit. But it, too, is beginning to overheat. [News Source]

Shell and Exxon face censure over claim gas was ‘cleanest fossil fuel.’
Tuesday August 15th 2017, 10:00 AM

The Dutch advertising watchdog will on Tuesday censure Shell and Exxon for claiming that natural gas was “the cleanest of all fossil fuels” in an advert earlier this year. [News Source]

Australian coal-power pollution would be illegal in US, Europe and China – report.
Tuesday August 15th 2017, 10:00 AM

Environmental Justice Australia report says Australian coal-fired power plants regularly exceed lax limits imposed on them. [News Source]

Suniva solar tariff case could throttle a thriving industry.
Tuesday August 15th 2017, 10:00 AM

Two bankrupt solar panel manufacturers are asking the U.S. government for tariffs on imports, imports U.S. solar installers rely on. It's already having an impact. [News Source]

Vanguard seeks corporate disclosure on risks from climate change.
Tuesday August 15th 2017, 10:00 AM

Vanguard Group on Monday said it has urged companies to disclose how climate change could affect their business and asset valuations, reflecting how the environment has become a priority for the investment industry. [News Source]

China is about to have the world’s biggest carbon market.
Tuesday August 15th 2017, 10:00 AM

As the United States reverses its climate policies, the world's top greenhouse gas emitter is in the midst of setting up a national carbon-trading system. [News Source]

Case for climate change grows ever stronger.
Tuesday August 15th 2017, 10:00 AM

Scientists studying Earth's atmosphere and oceans are finding ever more troubling evidence. [News Source]

Climate change risk prompts Super Fund to sell shares in oil, gas firms.
Tuesday August 15th 2017, 10:00 AM

The New Zealand Superannuation Fund has sold shares in some of the world's biggest companies to reduce exposure to firms emitting greenhouse gases. [News Source]

Cheese powder and other hobgoblins: A double standard in risk reporting.
Tuesday August 15th 2017, 10:00 AM

When a company claims its products are safe, journalists are rightly skeptical. Why do alarmist claims from environmental groups get a free pass? [News Source]