Global Warming and Climate Change News

Judge in environmental activist’s trial says climate change is matter of debate.
Tuesday January 31st 2017, 9:00 AM

Controversial statements angered environmentalists who insist courts have an obligation to recognize the science about manmade climate change. [News Source]

Oslo’s trash incinerator shows promise in climate change test.
Tuesday January 31st 2017, 9:00 AM

Oslo's main trash incinerator has shown promising results in the world's first experiment to capture greenhouse gases from the fumes of burning rubbish as a new way to slow climate change, officials said on Tuesday. [News Source]

Fiji says 2017 climate summit to focus on vulnerable nations.
Tuesday January 31st 2017, 9:00 AM

Fiji will use this year’s UN climate summit to highlight the risks faced by low-lying countries in a warming world, its prime minister has said. [News Source]

Trump’s copying the Bush censorship playbook. Scientists aren’t standing for it.
Tuesday January 31st 2017, 9:00 AM

The Trump Administration keeps trying to go after scientists, and being forced to retreat. [News Source]

Bay of Bengal: Depleted fish stocks and huge dead zone signal tipping point.
Tuesday January 31st 2017, 9:00 AM

Long treated as a bottomless resource pit, over-exploitation of the ocean, pollution and rising sea levels are having a catastrophic impact on life in the bay. [News Source]

A scientists’ march on Washington is a bad idea.
Tuesday January 31st 2017, 9:00 AM

It will only politicize science. [News Source]

Former Park Service director speaks out against Trump administration.
Tuesday January 31st 2017, 9:00 AM

The just-departed head of the National Park Service has now spoken out against the Trump administration’s efforts to “suppress” the agency, posting a lengthy statement on a Facebook site for park rangers in support of employees. [News Source]

Trump ‘will definitely pull out of Paris climate change deal.’
Tuesday January 31st 2017, 9:00 AM

A former climate change adviser to Donald Trump has said the US President will pull America out of the landmark Paris agreement and an executive order on the issue could come within “days”. [News Source]

A climate change economist sounds the alarm.
Tuesday January 31st 2017, 9:00 AM

Some people who study climate change believe that addressing it later would be better than taking drastic measures immediately. Now, though, one of this group's most influential members appears to have changed his mind. [News Source]

NOAA scientists worry about climate change skeptic in Trump transition.
Tuesday January 31st 2017, 9:00 AM

President Donald Trump is taking aim at one of the federal government’s main agencies for climate change research - the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration - and NOAA employees are girding for drastic changes. [News Source]

Ban coal from backup power subsidy scheme, says Scottish Power.
Tuesday January 31st 2017, 9:00 AM

Ministers should ban coal power stations from a scheme paying their owners subsidies to provide backup power, a leading energy company and green energy group have urged. [News Source]