Global Warming and Climate Change News

Global warming, anyone?
Monday January 26th 2015, 1:33 PM

People's attitudes toward global warming are dependent on the weather. They are less likely to believe on colder days. [News Source]

Climate change for woodlot owners tour offered
Monday January 26th 2015, 12:30 PM

The focus of this year's annual winter woodlot tour is helping woodlot owners prepare for the effects of climate change over the next 100 years, say event organizers. The idea is to give tools to woodlot owners and individuals to determine which trees are "potential winners" and those that may "struggle a little bit in the future," says Montigny. [News Source]

New Chairman Of Senate Environment Committee Declares Climate Change a Hoax (Video)
Monday January 26th 2015, 11:13 AM

New Chairman Of Senate Environment Committee Declares Climate Change a Hoax (Video) New Chairman Of Senate Environment Committee Declares Climate Change a Hoax (Video) Headlines Politics james inhofe, senate, environment, climate change, global warming, congress Has Been Optimized On Wednesday Morning, Senator James Inhofe officially became the chairman of the Senate’s Enivornment and Public ... [News Source]

Where there’s smoke.
Monday January 26th 2015, 9:00 AM

A haze has periodically wafted over South-east Asia for 20 years. But despite rising public health concern, the problem remains as opaque as the smoke itself. [News Source]

Obama & Modi link zero carbon and zero extreme poverty.
Monday January 26th 2015, 9:00 AM

There is a growing recognition that without addressing poverty, there is no way to address climate change. At the same time, it is becoming clear to the poorest countries that countering climate change is not just a long-term insurance policy against flood, drought, disease and famine in the future. [News Source]

Copenhagen’s climate-change adapted neighborhood.
Monday January 26th 2015, 9:00 AM

Come hell or high water, the residents of St. Kjeld, a Copenhagen neighborhood, will be ready. That’s because as of December, they live in the world’s first climate-change-adapted neighborhood. [News Source]

Black carbon is killing India.
Monday January 26th 2015, 9:00 AM

If the U.S. has its partner's best interests in mind, it will work with India to accelerate its transition to a development path that is low-carbon in every sense. Then, perhaps on a Republic Day in the near future, celebrants will have a clear view of the vast potential of India's people. [News Source]

Black carbon is killing India.
Monday January 26th 2015, 9:00 AM

If the U.S. has its partner's best interests in mind, it will work with India to accelerate its transition to a development path that is low-carbon in every sense. Then, perhaps on a Republic Day in the near future, celebrants will have a clear view of the vast potential of India's people. [News Source]

Pope’s visit to stoke climate fight.
Monday January 26th 2015, 9:00 AM

Pope Francis’s visit to the United States this fall will give him an important stage to push for climate change policies, in a year when global warming is shaping up to be a central issue both for the Vatican and Washington. [News Source]

Pope’s visit to stoke climate fight.
Monday January 26th 2015, 9:00 AM

Pope Francis’s visit to the United States this fall will give him an important stage to push for climate change policies, in a year when global warming is shaping up to be a central issue both for the Vatican and Washington. [News Source]

Labour made ‘wrong decision’ over diesel car tax, admits shadow minister.
Monday January 26th 2015, 9:00 AM

Encouraging motorists to trade in their petrol cars for diesel vehicles was one of the last Labour government’s biggest environmental mistakes. [News Source]