Global Warming and Climate Change News

Unfair trade: US beef has a climate problem.
Thursday October 19th 2017, 10:00 AM

Future trade deals in the US, and around the world, must explicitly assure that trade and profit do not override climate policy. [News Source]

Trump ‘committed’ to US renewable fuels: Iowa governor.
Thursday October 19th 2017, 10:00 AM

U.S. President Donald Trump sought to ease concerns on Wednesday that his administration would make major alterations to biofuels policy, telling Iowa’s governor he was committed to a decade-old biofuels program even as a top official considers changing it. [News Source]

Fiji to sell world’s first climate-change ‘green’ bonds.
Thursday October 19th 2017, 10:00 AM

Fiji will issue a $50 million “green” bond in coming weeks to help combat the effects of global climate change, the first developing country to do so, its prime minister said on Wednesday. [News Source]

Climate change is going to completely screw over NYC, report says.
Thursday October 19th 2017, 10:00 AM

New York City is woefully unprepared for not only another hurricane, but also for the rising sea levels caused by climate change in the coming decades. [News Source]

US climate talks delegation to be led by under secretary Thomas Shannon.
Thursday October 19th 2017, 10:00 AM

An Obama-appointed diplomat will lead the US at first climate talks since Trump’s Paris withdrawal speech, he once called climate change “one of the world’s great challenges." [News Source]

‘This is a really big deal’: Canada natural gas emissions far worse than feared.
Thursday October 19th 2017, 10:00 AM

A pioneering peer reviewed study measured methane emissions from oil and gas infrastructure in two regions in Alberta: ‘If we thought it was bad, it’s worse.' [News Source]

Facing public outcry, New Mexico restores evolution and global warming to science standards.
Thursday October 19th 2017, 10:00 AM

Students will learn the age of the Earth, too. [News Source]

US firm to build solar plants in blackout-plagued Gaza.
Thursday October 19th 2017, 10:00 AM

The Gaza Strip will have three new solar energy plants operating by April, the U.S.-based energy firm behind the project said on Tuesday. [News Source]

Al Franken auditions for Senate climate lead. Millions watch.
Thursday October 19th 2017, 10:00 AM

The Senate's funny guy is not joking around about climate change. [News Source]

Caisse aims to cut portfolio’s carbon footprint 25 percent by 2025.
Thursday October 19th 2017, 10:00 AM

The Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec is setting bold targets to shelter its portfolio against the impact of climate change. [News Source]

Malcolm Turnbull’s national energy guarantee plan masks a carbon price.
Thursday October 19th 2017, 10:00 AM

The Turnbull government's new national energy guarantee could introduce a de facto carbon price, measuring the cost of emissions for the first time since the Abbott government scrapped the carbon tax in 2014. [News Source]