Global Warming and Climate Change News

We will fight back in defense of our communities.
Friday March 24th 2017, 10:00 AM

In the face of Trump's hateful and destructive policies, Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders are rising up. Our communities and our climate can afford nothing less. [News Source]

Climate change played key role in Syrian civil war and helped Brexit, Al Gore says.
Friday March 24th 2017, 10:00 AM

An historic drought in Syria led to that nation’s civil war, which, in turn, helped Brexit pass in England, according to former United States Vice President Al Gore who explained his theory at a conference in London this week. [News Source]

Earth’s worst-ever mass extinction of life holds ‘apocalyptic’ warning about climate change, say scientists.
Friday March 24th 2017, 10:00 AM

Runaway global warming saw the planet's average temperature hit about double what it is today about 250 million years ago. [News Source]

Pakistan must build more dams, grow forests to tackle climate change, says Met chief.
Friday March 24th 2017, 10:00 AM

Building more dams and enhancing the country’s forest cover are two vital steps Pakistan must immediately take to counter the growing threat of climate change. [News Source]

US scientists launch world’s biggest solar geoengineering study.
Friday March 24th 2017, 10:00 AM

US scientists are set to send aerosol injections 20km up into the earth’s stratosphere in the world’s biggest solar geoengineering programme to date, to study the potential of a future tech-fix for global warming. [News Source]

The CommBank contradiction: Support for cricket and fossil fuels.
Friday March 24th 2017, 10:00 AM

Extreme heat endangers cricketers yet the Commonwealth Bank is Australia’s most significant private investor in climate-change-inducing fossil fuels. [News Source]

Coral crisis: The Great Barrier Reef needs us to speak up.
Friday March 24th 2017, 10:00 AM

The Great Barrier Reef is dying on our watch, and that's almost all we're doing. [News Source]

Forests soak up greenhouse gases, so how do we ensure their protection?
Friday March 24th 2017, 10:00 AM

Where will the money to protect forests come from and how do donors ensure it’s spent ethically? Who should lead conservation efforts? And how can indigenous forest communities ensure that they have a say in any negotiations over their home? [News Source]

What happened to our ‘green’ PM?
Friday March 24th 2017, 10:00 AM

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau just made life more expensive for dedicated users of public transit in Toronto in a move which, according to his own logic, flies in the face of fighting climate change. [News Source]

Diet, including eating less beef, dropped Americans’ carbon emissions by 9%.
Friday March 24th 2017, 10:00 AM

A decline in carbon-intensive foods like beef and orange juice has shrunk individuals' carbon footprints between 2005 and 2014. [News Source]

Halve carbon emissions each decade to combat warming.
Friday March 24th 2017, 10:00 AM

Scientists proposed on Thursday a legislative and economic framework to halve the world's carbon dioxide emissions every decade from 2020 and combat climate change, by issuing hefty penalties on carbon emitters. [News Source]