Wednesday October 26th 2016, 10:00 AMAs the Arctic wind pattern migrates toward Europe it could allow frigid air to descend upon the U.S. [News Source]
Dreaded polar vortex may be shifting.
India’s air-conditioning and climate change quandary.
Wednesday October 26th 2016, 10:00 AMAfter a recent climate accord on coolants, India is a poignant example of how climate change imposes a trade-off between the present and future. [News Source]
Australia climate report predicts more hot days and harsher fire seasons.
Wednesday October 26th 2016, 10:00 AMSea levels are also rising as ocean temperatures warm, leading to higher chances of coastal flooding, according to a report by government scientists. [News Source]
Two Elk: Venality and greed, not coal research and jobs.
Wednesday October 26th 2016, 10:00 AMIt was supposed to be a scientific and environmental research project to see if industrial carbon dioxide gases could be safely captured and stored underground in Wyoming’s Powder River Basin, and eventually help slow global warming. [News Source]
Landfills have a huge greenhouse gas problem. Here’s what we can do about it.
Wednesday October 26th 2016, 10:00 AMFood and yard waste make trash a prolific producer of methane — but fixes exist. [News Source]
How fossil fuel use threatens kids’ health.
Wednesday October 26th 2016, 10:00 AMPollution and climate impacts of burning coal, oil and gas take a high toll, globally, on child health. [News Source]
Alaska seal can be protected based on future climate threat, court says.
Wednesday October 26th 2016, 10:00 AMRuling over species’ ‘threatened’ status could set key precedent as animals face changing environments in projections to end of century. [News Source]
Magical thinking won’t stop climate change.
Wednesday October 26th 2016, 10:00 AMA recent wave of optimism is based on some wishful assumptions, including about technology. [News Source]
Million new jobs in prospect by 2040 even as emissions dive, study finds.
Wednesday October 26th 2016, 10:00 AMCutting carbon emissions in line with the Paris climate goals could generate more than 1 million extra jobs by 2040 as Australia transforms its energy and other sectors provided policy settings are right, a new study has found. [News Source]
Dutch companies want next government to focus on shift to clean energy.
Wednesday October 26th 2016, 10:00 AMDozens of Dutch companies called on the country's next government on Tuesday to establish an independent climate authority, environment minister and national investment bank to speed up the shift to clean energy. [News Source]
Trump, Clinton, and the fate of fossil fuels on public lands.
Wednesday October 26th 2016, 10:00 AMThe stakes couldn’t be higher for energy production on federal lands Nov. 8—if you believe what the presidential candidates say. [News Source]