Global Warming and Climate Change News

Can America’s cities tackle global warming on their own?
Thursday March 08th 2012, 10:27 AM

Whenever global warming drops off Congress’s radar, some environmentalists point out the real action is occurring locally, anyway. Some 500 U.S. mayors have signed pledges to reduce carbon emissions. Berkeley, for one, promises an 80 percent cut by 2050. But do these plans actually do anything? Read full article >> [News Source]

'SimCity' game rebuilt for age of climate change
Thursday March 08th 2012, 9:37 AM

Climate change is coming to SimCity. [News Source]

'SimCity' game rebuilt for age of climate change
Thursday March 08th 2012, 9:37 AM

Climate change is coming to SimCity. [News Source]

Entire nation of Kiribati to be relocated over rising sea level threat.
Thursday March 08th 2012, 9:00 AM

In what could be the world's first climate-induced migration of modern times, Anote Tong, the Kiribati president, said he was in talks with Fiji's military government to buy up to 5,000 acres of freehold land on which his countrymen could be housed. [News Source]

Episcopalians confronting climate change.
Thursday March 08th 2012, 9:00 AM

Leaders of American Episcopalians point to ‘mounting urgency’ to address climate change and develop more compassionate and sustainable economies to support stewardship of all of God’s creation. [News Source]

A collision of visions on California bullet train.
Thursday March 08th 2012, 9:00 AM

The bullet trains that would someday streak through California at 220 mph are, in the vision of their most ardent supporters, more than just a transportation system. They are also a means to alter the state's social, residential and economic fabric. [News Source]

A collision of visions on California bullet train.
Thursday March 08th 2012, 9:00 AM

The bullet trains that would someday streak through California at 220 mph are, in the vision of their most ardent supporters, more than just a transportation system. They are also a means to alter the state's social, residential and economic fabric. [News Source]

Episcopalians confronting climate change.
Thursday March 08th 2012, 9:00 AM

Leaders of American Episcopalians point to ‘mounting urgency’ to address climate change and develop more compassionate and sustainable economies to support stewardship of all of God’s creation. [News Source]

Entire nation of Kiribati to be relocated over rising sea level threat.
Thursday March 08th 2012, 9:00 AM

In what could be the world's first climate-induced migration of modern times, Anote Tong, the Kiribati president, said he was in talks with Fiji's military government to buy up to 5,000 acres of freehold land on which his countrymen could be housed. [News Source]

President pushes to add more credits for hybrids.
Thursday March 08th 2012, 9:00 AM

President Obama on Wednesday proposed sweetened tax incentives and subsidies to spur the market for alternative-power cars and trucks, promoting his “all of the above” energy strategy while warning against other politicians’ “quick fixes” to the latest spike in gasoline prices. [News Source]

Another company out of the running for Obama’s ‘green car’ program.
Thursday March 08th 2012, 9:00 AM

Carbon Motors announced Wednesday afternoon that the Department of Energy has turned down the company’s application for a $335 million loan to build fuel-efficient police vehicles in a Indiana town hard-hit by unemployment. [News Source]