Global Warming and Climate Change News

Christian Decision Making on Creation Care and Climate Change
Thursday October 23rd 2014, 7:30 AM

Let's look a little more closely at global warming. Mr. de Vries begins by reference to our "uses of hydro-carbon fuels, believed to be the main human contributor to global warming," and adds, "Global warming is alarming—even if only 1.5˚ F in 200 years." [News Source]

Boffins who stare at goats: I do believe they’re SHRINKING
Thursday October 23rd 2014, 2:16 AM

Alpine chamois being squashed by global warming Climate change may be causing alpine goats to shrink in size, according to biologists at Durham University.… [News Source]

Climate change rivals Ebola at World Health Summit
Thursday October 23rd 2014, 2:09 AM

Climate change is expected to cause 250,000 additional deaths per year between 2030 and 2050, affecting the poorest countries with weak health care systems - a global challenge that rivaled Ebola as one of the top issues at the World Health Summit in Berlin this week. EurActiv Germany reports . [News Source]

Climate envoys seek stronger warning on warming dangers in key UN report
Wednesday October 22nd 2014, 5:18 PM

The US and European Union are pushing for a stronger explanation about the dangers of climate change and the consequences of failing to stem fossil-fuel emissions in the UN's most extensive report on global warming. [News Source]

Climate envoys seek stronger warning on warming dangers in key UN report
Wednesday October 22nd 2014, 5:08 PM

The US and European Union are pushing for a stronger explanation about the dangers of climate change and the consequences of failing to stem fossil-fuel emissions in the UN's most extensive report on global warming. [News Source]

Mountain Goats Are Shrinking—A Lot—Because of Global Warming
Wednesday October 22nd 2014, 5:01 PM

Global warming over the past few decades has caused chamois goats in the Italian Alps to get smaller. [News Source]

Troubled by climate change, city votes for South FL's statehood
Wednesday October 22nd 2014, 4:22 PM

The city of South Miami stated in its resolution that the concerns of South Florida, including climate change, are often ignored in Tallahassee. [News Source]

Global warming is shrinking alpine goats
Wednesday October 22nd 2014, 1:33 PM

Brooks Hays DURHAM, England, Oct. 22 (UPI) -- A new study suggests the size of one species has been particularly affected by global warming -- the Alpine chamois, a species of mountain goat in Europe. [News Source]

A retreat from weather disasters.
Wednesday October 22nd 2014, 10:00 AM

Damages from weather-related catastrophes have increased, but the share of these damages covered by insurance has been declining, according to a new report by Ceres, an environmental advocacy group. [News Source]

UN climate debt swap is ‘fundamentally unjust’, say development agencies.
Wednesday October 22nd 2014, 10:00 AM

A UN proposal that would see small island states offered debt relief to pay for climate change contains a "fundamentally unjust" blind spot, according to development groups. [News Source]

Wild ginseng, wood thrushes, and climate change: A survival story.
Wednesday October 22nd 2014, 10:00 AM

West Virginia researchers have discovered that wild ginseng - a native and valuable medicinal plant - could be using birds to catch a ride into climates it's better suited for. An ecological survival story. [News Source]