Global Warming and Climate Change News

Waiting for the tide to turn: Kiribati’s fight for survival.
Monday October 23rd 2017, 10:00 AM

The 33 islands of Kiribati, a remote and shallow nation in the Pacific Ocean, are under threat from climate change. But the islanders have not given up hope. [News Source]

EPA cancels appearance by scientists at climate change conference.
Monday October 23rd 2017, 10:00 AM

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has canceled plans for three of its scientists to speak on climate change at a conference in Rhode Island on Monday. [News Source]

As climate threats grow, Solomon Islands hunts “evergreen” solutions.
Monday October 23rd 2017, 10:00 AM

Three years ago, thousands of farmers living on the flat fertile plains of Guadalcanal, the largest island in this South Pacific nation, watched their homes and crops washed away by the strongest torrential rain and flooding they had ever seen. [News Source]

Group suing for Vermont AG e-mails seeking climate collusion.
Monday October 23rd 2017, 10:00 AM

The Washington-based nonprofit group seeking access to private e-mails of retired Vermont attorney general William Sorrell is looking for information to prove that Sorrell conspired with other Democratic attorneys general colleagues to conduct a politically motivated investigation into Exxon Mobil’s position on climate change. [News Source]

How will climate change affect animal sex ratios?
Monday October 23rd 2017, 10:00 AM

From habitat loss to extreme weather events, the world’s wildlife faces a list of challenges as a result of climate change. [News Source]

Can this Republican restore integrity to Scott Pruitt’s EPA?
Monday October 23rd 2017, 10:00 AM

Pete Lopez is a Trump political appointee, and he's responsible for Puerto Rico’s environmental cleanup. But he's actually qualified for the job. [News Source]

Analysis: EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt’s claim that the U.S. is ‘leading the world’ in ‘C02 footprint’ reductions.
Monday October 23rd 2017, 10:00 AM

Pruitt said the U.S. is leading the world in reducing carbon emissions, but he cleverly misrepresents the data to support his claim. [News Source]

Misguided renewable energy policies will ruin nation.
Sunday October 22nd 2017, 10:00 AM

I fear there will be years of ­increasing pain before there is enough political courage to bring Australia to what it had in the past: cheap, reliable employment-generating electricity. [News Source]

Biochar, the once and future agricultural mainstay.
Sunday October 22nd 2017, 10:00 AM

Could an anaerobic charcoal offer a way to reduce fertiliser use and bump up carbon capture? [News Source]

Clean Power Plan is good intentions gone bad.
Sunday October 22nd 2017, 10:00 AM

Fewer coal plants mean less reliability. [News Source]

‘Geostorm’ is a very silly movie that raises some very serious questions.
Sunday October 22nd 2017, 10:00 AM

Let's talk about hacking the climate. [News Source]