Global Warming and Climate Change News

2013: A Tipping Year For Climate Change?
Monday December 31st 2012, 10:28 PM

This year's weather will be one for the record books; 2012 is slated to be the hottest summer on record. "We've already passed all kinds of tipping points," environmentalist Bill McKibben says. He's wondering if President Obama will take a different approach to climate change in the coming year. [News Source]

2013: A Tipping Year For Climate Change?
Monday December 31st 2012, 9:57 PM

This year's weather will be one for the record books; 2012 is slated to be the hottest summer on record. "We've already passed all kinds of tipping points," environmentalist Bill McKibben says. He's wondering if President Obama will take a different approach to climate change in the coming year. [News Source]

2013: A Tipping Year For Climate Change?
Monday December 31st 2012, 9:42 PM

This year's weather will be one for the record books; 2012 is slated to be the hottest summer on record. "We've already passed all kinds of tipping points," environmentalist Bill McKibben says. He's wondering if President Obama will take a different approach to climate change in the coming year. [News Source]

Global warming should rule out the expansion of coal
Monday December 31st 2012, 9:04 PM

Seattle scientist and author Peter Ward argues that global warming should rule out the expansion of coal, including its shipment to China. [News Source]

2013: A Tipping Year For Climate Change?
Monday December 31st 2012, 8:58 PM

This year's weather will be one for the record books; 2012 is slated to be the hottest summer on record. "We've already passed all kinds of tipping points," environmentalist Bill McKibben says. He's wondering if President Obama will take a different approach to climate change in the coming year. [News Source]

2012 & Beyond: Growing Concern, Little Action on Climate Change
Monday December 31st 2012, 3:57 PM

A number of reports in 2012 pointed out the increasing impact of global warming, such as the greater loss of Arctic ice. Meanwhile, no real progress was made on advancing [...] [News Source]

Dot Earth: Views of Global Warming in 1992 and Now
Monday December 31st 2012, 12:01 PM

A look back at global warming, as described 20 years ago. [News Source]

EPA successor faces fracking.
Monday December 31st 2012, 9:00 AM

Lisa Jackson's exit as head of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency leaves her successor to combat global warming and set rules for hydraulic fracturing over the objections of businesses and Republican lawmakers. [News Source]

Arnold Schwarzenegger: Terminator, body-builder, and global leader on climate-change.
Monday December 31st 2012, 9:00 AM

If the United States ever enacts a major climate-change law, it will owe a debt to Arnold Schwarzenegger. The Austrian-born bodybuilder, former California governor, and movie star has flexed more legislative muscle on climate change than President Obama and Al Gore. [News Source]

Dust Bowl memories stir across the US Great Plains.
Monday December 31st 2012, 9:00 AM

New dust storms have some experts worried that conditions similar to the catastrophic environmental disaster of the 1930s are returning to parts of Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico, Kansas and Colorado. [News Source]

New power-plant rules fall to EPA’s next leader.
Monday December 31st 2012, 9:00 AM

The next head of the Environmental Protection Agency is likely to hand down rules tackling the largest source of greenhouse-gas emissions in the U.S.: power plants. [News Source]