Global Warming and Climate Change News

Mississippi Court Ends Global-Warming Suit
Wednesday March 21st 2012, 8:54 PM

A long-running lawsuit accusing coal companies and utilities of causing hurricanes was dismissed for good. [News Source]

Mississippi Court Ends Global-Warming Suit
Wednesday March 21st 2012, 8:22 PM

A federal judge in Mississippi has ended a long-running suit that attempted to hold a selection of U.S. utilities and coal and oil companies responsible for flooding damage caused by Hurricane Katrina. [News Source]

Mississippi Court Ends Global-Warming Suit
Wednesday March 21st 2012, 8:22 PM

A federal judge in Mississippi has ended a long-running suit that attempted to hold a selection of U.S. utilities and coal and oil companies responsible for flooding damage caused by Hurricane Katrina. [News Source]

Warm spring weather and global warming: If only scientists could be so persuasive
Wednesday March 21st 2012, 3:59 PM

Warm spring weather can help convince Americans that global warming is happening and a problem. But scientists must change the way they talk about this subject. They must leave their ivory towers and learn to speak about climate change in a language that people understand. [News Source]

Warm spring weather and global warming: If only scientists could be so persuasive
Wednesday March 21st 2012, 2:13 PM

Warm spring weather can help convince Americans that global warming is happening and a problem. But scientists must change the way they talk about this subject. They must leave their ivory towers and learn to speak about climate change in a language that people understand. [News Source]

India’s vanishing birds.
Wednesday March 21st 2012, 10:00 AM

Our planet has lost over 190 bird species within the last five centuries and future species extinction will escalate due to global warming. It is not too late to save India's birds. [News Source]

Global energy hunger leaves little room to displace dirty fuel.
Wednesday March 21st 2012, 10:00 AM

Fifteen terawatts. That's 150 billion 100-watt light bulbs burning 24/7 for a year. Which is how much energy humanity now uses annually. Most of it is dirty. [News Source]

Embrace the opportunities presented by ‘cap and trade.’
Wednesday March 21st 2012, 10:00 AM

We must not make a trade-off between environmental and economic benefits; we can have both, and I implore all the decision-makers in Sacramento to support and own the competitive advantage California gets by putting a price on pollution. [News Source]

Human cost of inaction incalculable.
Wednesday March 21st 2012, 10:00 AM

Do you ever wonder how the environment - the global ecosystem - will cope with the continuing growth in the world population plus the rapid economic development of China, India and various other ''emerging economies''? I do. And it's not a comforting thought. [News Source]

Airline CO2 friction is hint of new climate politics.
Wednesday March 21st 2012, 10:00 AM

Threats of retaliation by China and India against a European Union plan to charge airlines for their carbon emissions is misplaced, given their weak legal case and a drift towards more such unilateral climate action. [News Source]

The climate change hoax.
Wednesday March 21st 2012, 10:00 AM

The real hoax is the claim that a scientific debate exists about the reality of climate change. It is promoted by organizations that benefit from our current energy choices and groups that are opposed to any regulation whatsoever, even the most sensible safeguards that help protect our children's health. [News Source]