Global Warming and Climate Change News

Rain Quicker to Arrive and Dry Up During Global Warming
Thursday April 26th 2012, 7:12 PM

Global warming is revving up the planet's cycle of evaporation and precipitation, making wet places even wetter and dry places dryer, a new study suggests. [News Source]

Countries Losing Steam On Climate Change Initiatives
Thursday April 26th 2012, 5:17 PM

The International Energy Agency warned energy ministers around the world that they are falling behind in their efforts to wean the world from dirty sources of energy. Nations are nowhere near being on track to avert significant climate change in the coming decade, and just about everything is conspiring to make it harder to clean up the world's energy supply. [News Source]

Global Warming Makes It Rain More, Except Where It Makes it Drier
Thursday April 26th 2012, 4:06 PM

Fresh news and ideas about our planet's futureSee full coverage [News Source]

Will Mitt Romney Recycle George W. Bush's Global Warming Fiasco?
Thursday April 26th 2012, 3:23 PM

Romney seems bent on recycling Bush 43's global warming muddle, a hodgepodge of subsidies and policies that did nothing but waste money. [News Source]

U.S. voters favor regulating carbon dioxide: survey
Thursday April 26th 2012, 11:56 AM

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Three out of four U.S. voters favor regulating carbon dioxide as a greenhouse-gas pollutant, and a majority think global warming should be a priority for the president and Congress, a survey of American attitudes on climate and energy reported on Thursday. The survey was released one day after Rolling Stone magazine published an interview with President Barack Obama in ... [News Source]

Obama: Climate change will be a campaign issue.
Thursday April 26th 2012, 10:00 AM

President Barack Obama says the amount of money poured into fighting the scientific consensus on climate change will push the issue into the presidential campaign. [News Source]

Warm spring may mean drought and wildfires in West.
Thursday April 26th 2012, 10:00 AM

Decreased snowpack in the Rocky Mountains and a projected dry, hot summer – along with the possibility of more drought for years to come – may compound problems for Colorado, Arizona, California and other Western states. [News Source]

The Climate Change and Emissions Management (CCEMC) Corporation Makes $40 Million in Funding Available for Energy …
Thursday April 26th 2012, 10:00 AM

EDMONTON, ALBERTA-- - The Climate Change and Emissions Management Corporation is making $40 million in funding available to support energy efficiency projects. Eligible projects will demonstrate how significant ... [News Source]

Warm spring may mean drought and wildfires in West.
Thursday April 26th 2012, 10:00 AM

Decreased snowpack in the Rocky Mountains and a projected dry, hot summer – along with the possibility of more drought for years to come – may compound problems for Colorado, Arizona, California and other Western states. [News Source]

Oregon governor calls for sweeping review of coal exports from Northwest ports.
Thursday April 26th 2012, 10:00 AM

Gov. John Kitzhaber wants a federal government review of exporting coal to Asia through Northwest ports, saying export could clog barge and train routes, increase diesel and coal dust pollution and boost toxic mercury drifting when Asian countries burn coal. [News Source]

A roadmap to ‘climate-friendly’ cars.
Thursday April 26th 2012, 10:00 AM

America’s high-carbon electricity grid short-circuits efforts to give consumers climate-friendly EV options. A new analysis provides a state-by-state road map to the most climate friendly cars on the market today. [News Source]