Global Warming and Climate Change News

You may want to visit your favorite national park soon.
Thursday May 25th 2017, 10:00 AM

Climate change is here. And it’s changing what many of us will see in our favorite national parks. If you are thinking about visiting some of our national parks, you may want do do it soon. [News Source]

Satellite eye on Earth: April 2017 – in pictures.
Thursday May 25th 2017, 10:00 AM

Europe by night, Canada’s vanishing river and the Netherland’s tulip fields are among the images captured by European Space Agency and NASA satellites last month. [News Source]

Donald Trump’s latest budget still takes an ax to EPA.
Thursday May 25th 2017, 10:00 AM

The president's proposal would cut the agency's budget by nearly one-third. [News Source]

Hanford nuclear cleanup budget slashed in energy proposal.
Thursday May 25th 2017, 10:00 AM

Washington state’s Hanford Nuclear Reservation, scene of a recent collapse of a tunnel containing nuclear waste, would see its funding slashed under President Donald Trump’s new budget proposal. [News Source]

Budget calls for 30-year low in EPA staff levels.
Thursday May 25th 2017, 10:00 AM

EPA staffing would plummet to its lowest levels since the mid-1980s, according to the Trump administration’s proposed fiscal year 2018 budget. [News Source]

Climate change: California carbon auction rebounds.
Thursday May 25th 2017, 10:00 AM

California’s market-based program for fighting climate change had struggled badly over the past year. On Wednesday, it bounced back sharply. [News Source]

Ex-US Environmental Protection Agency chief pleads for Paris climate deal.
Thursday May 25th 2017, 10:00 AM

Former EPA head Christine Todd Whitman told DW what she would say to President Trump to convince him to keep the US in the Paris climate deal. [News Source]

Great Barrier Reef 2050 plan no longer achievable due to climate change, experts say.
Thursday May 25th 2017, 10:00 AM

The central aim of the government’s plan to protect the Great Barrier Reef is no longer achievable due to the dramatic impacts of climate change, experts have told the government’s advisory committees for the plan. [News Source]

Jerry Brown talks up climate fight, says Trump may come around.
Thursday May 25th 2017, 10:00 AM

Gov. Jerry Brown held up California as a leader in the fight against climate change, renewing a pledge Wednesday with representatives of the Netherlands to continue cutting carbon emissions and investing in clean technology. [News Source]

Extreme precipitation events have risen sharply in the Northeast since 1996.
Thursday May 25th 2017, 10:00 AM

Episodes of heavy rainfall in the U.S. Northeast have increased dramatically since 1996, with the most extreme storms coming in the spring and fall, according to a new study. [News Source]

Demand rebounds for California pollution permits.
Thursday May 25th 2017, 10:00 AM

Demand for California pollution permits rebounded in the first quarterly auction since an appeals court upheld the program, generating about $500 million for the state, according to results released Wednesday. [News Source]