Global Warming and Climate Change News

Resilience in concrete terms.
Sunday March 01st 2015, 9:00 AM

Francois Hollande, the president of France, came to the Philippines last week to see for himself the damage wrought by typhoon Yolanda, international name Haiyan, in November 2013. [News Source]

American Meteorological Society Objects to Congressional Investigation of Its Anti-Science Members.
Sunday March 01st 2015, 9:00 AM

The American Meteorological Society's executive director, Keith Seitter, has condemned a Congressional investigation of the potential corruption of scientific testimony on climate change by AMS members. [News Source]

Pipelines, petroleum and politics.
Sunday March 01st 2015, 9:00 AM

Gasoline prices may rise and fall, but Americans still get nervous about oil exploration on their home turf — especially if the local economy isn’t built on oil. That’s what’s happening on Florida’s Atlantic Coast, where beach resorts are getting skittish about the sudden prospect of offshore drilling. [News Source]

Former UN Climate Panel Chief Barred from Leaving India.
Sunday March 01st 2015, 9:00 AM

A court Feb. 26 barred the former chairman of the U.N. climate panel from leaving India, where he faces charges of sexually harassing a woman at his New Delhi energy institute. [News Source]

American Meteorological Society Objects to Congressional Investigation of Its Anti-Science Members., American Meteorological Society objects to Congressional investigation of its anti-science members.
Sunday March 01st 2015, 9:00 AM

The American Meteorological Society's executive director, Keith Seitter, has condemned a Congressional investigation of the potential corruption of scientific testimony on climate change by AMS members. [News Source]

Former UN Climate Panel Chief Barred from Leaving India., Former UN climate panel chief barred from leaving India.
Sunday March 01st 2015, 9:00 AM

A court Feb. 26 barred the former chairman of the U.N. climate panel from leaving India, where he faces charges of sexually harassing a woman at his New Delhi energy institute. [News Source]

Table climate change motion at Asean meet, Putrajaya told – Bernama
Sunday March 01st 2015, 3:17 AM

Environmental researchers want Malaysia to table a motion for a joint study among Asean countries on the global climate change and its impact on the region's socio-economy during the Asean Summit in Kuala Lumpur later this year. The study is aimed at creating a platform of cooperation for Asean scientists in the study of climate change,... [News Source]

Climate change gets a boost; environment ministry budget trimmed
Saturday February 28th 2015, 12:50 PM

New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) In sync with Prime Minister Narendra Modi's commitment on climate change, the government Saturday ramped up budget allocation a whopping sixteen-fold to boost India's mission to climate change and adaption, even as the overall allocation to the environment ministry was trimmed by four percent. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, who presented the union budget Saturday ... [News Source]

Is the environment a moral cause?
Saturday February 28th 2015, 9:00 AM

According to a recent poll, a large majority of Americans, and roughly half of Republicans, say they support governmental action to address global warming. [News Source]

Why climate change deniers warmed up to this scientist.
Saturday February 28th 2015, 9:00 AM

If the scientific community isn't telling you what you want to hear, you might just have to buy your own scientist. [News Source]

This is the real significance of Obama’s Keystone XL veto.
Saturday February 28th 2015, 9:00 AM

The seemingly unending Keystone XL saga hit the spotlight again Tuesday — when President Obama vetoed legislation that would have approved the pipeline. [News Source]