Global Warming and Climate Change News

Giant crack in Antarctic ice shelf spotlights advances in glaciology.
Monday February 20th 2017, 9:00 AM

Rift through Larsen C ice shelf has grown to 175 kilometers, and collapse of nearby ice shelves could offer a glimpse of its future. [News Source]

Mogherini to Mattis in Munich: Climate investments boost security.
Monday February 20th 2017, 9:00 AM

As the US puts pressure on NATO members to increase defence spending, EU foreign affairs chief argues fighting climate change prevents instability. [News Source]

Expect to see more emergencies like Oroville Dam in a hotter world.
Monday February 20th 2017, 9:00 AM

Scientists predicted decades ago that climate change would add stress to water management systems like Oroville Dam. [News Source]

Scott Pruitt, Trump’s EPA head, is going to be very bad for Miami.
Monday February 20th 2017, 9:00 AM

No cherry-picked scientific studies can refute this fact: If the world doesn't reduce the carbon it's dumping into the atmosphere, Miami will drown. [News Source]

Fish under threat from ocean oxygen depletion, finds study.
Monday February 20th 2017, 9:00 AM

Oxygen levels in oceans have fallen 2 percent in 50 years due to climate change, affecting marine habitat and large fish such as tuna and sharks. [News Source]

Brazil races against time to save drought-hit city, dying crops.
Monday February 20th 2017, 9:00 AM

Brazil's arid northeast is weathering its worst drought on record and Campina Grande, which has 400,000 residents that depend on the reservoir, is running out of water. [News Source]

Learning from Oroville: Water board proposes climate change resolution.
Monday February 20th 2017, 9:00 AM

A new resolution from the State Water Resources Control Board would make sure that climate science is integral to all its work, providing a much-needed example for other agencies to follow. [News Source]

Trump promised a coal renaissance — but keeping open this Arizona plant will test his resolve.
Monday February 20th 2017, 9:00 AM

Plight of hulking Navajo coal plant puts Trump's vision for a coal resurgence to the test, and lays bare its limitations. [News Source]

As Senate rushes to install Scott Pruitt at EPA, exiled climate scientists survey the damage.
Monday February 20th 2017, 9:00 AM

While the Senate was holding votes on Scott Pruitt, climate scientists gathered in Atlanta to defy the Trump administration's climate denialism. [News Source]

The climate bombshell the politicians didn’t touch.
Monday February 20th 2017, 9:00 AM

Never mind the politicisation of energy and carbon policy – the market and legal system is moving rapidly to instil the discipline and punishment the government isn't game to discuss. [News Source]

Scott Pruitt, Trump’s pick for EPA, is confirmed amid fierce opposition.
Monday February 20th 2017, 9:00 AM

Amid calls to delay vote until court-ordered emails are released, Oklahoma AG and fossil fuel industry ally becomes head of Environmental Protection Agency. [News Source]