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]

Plastics put solar on the verge, again.
Wednesday March 21st 2012, 10:00 AM

Recent gains in the efficiency, lifespan and manufacturing of thin-film plastic solar panels have advocates convinced that, this time, solar really is on the verge of a revolution – even as the market crashes around them. [News Source]

Damage to world’s oceans ‘to reach $2 trillion a year.’
Wednesday March 21st 2012, 10:00 AM

The cost of damage to the world's oceans from climate change could reach $2 trillion a year by 2100 if measures to cut greenhouse gas emissions are not stepped up, a study by marine experts said on Wednesday. [News Source]

Plastics put solar on the verge, again.
Wednesday March 21st 2012, 10:00 AM

Recent gains in the efficiency, lifespan and manufacturing of thin-film plastic solar panels have advocates convinced that, this time, solar really is on the verge of a revolution – even as the market crashes around them. [News Source]

U.S. imposes duties on Chinese solar panels.
Wednesday March 21st 2012, 10:00 AM

The Commerce Department announced Tuesday it will impose small import duties on Chinese-made solar cells, disappointing a handful of U.S. solar panel makers who complained of being undercut by subsidized Chinese firms and who wanted stiffer penalties. [News Source]

The risk of a new machine.
Wednesday March 21st 2012, 10:00 AM

Elon Musk's Tesla Motors isn't just an electric car company - it's perhaps the greatest test of Silicon Valley's innovation model. And now is do-or-die time, when everything is riding on a new $50,000 sedan. [News Source]

‘Global warming’ gets a rebranding.
Wednesday March 21st 2012, 10:00 AM

Shhhh! Don’t talk about global warming! There’s been a change in climate for Washington’s greenhouse gang, and they’ve come to this conclusion: To win, they have to talk about other topics, like gas prices and kids choking on pollutants. [News Source]