Global Warming and Climate Change News

A new battle over politics and science could be coming. And scientists are ready for it.
Wednesday February 01st 2017, 9:00 AM

If the Trump administration tries to prevent scientists from sharing information, or to alter or remove such information, the response is likely to be more bold and amplified. [News Source]

Renewables can’t deliver Paris climate goals.
Wednesday February 01st 2017, 9:00 AM

Expansion of renewable energy cannot by itself stave off catastrophic climate change, scientists warned Monday. [News Source]

Climate change denial is not dead.
Wednesday February 01st 2017, 9:00 AM

We may have to withstand a vacuum in climate leadership at the national level for the next several years, given the stranglehold that fossil fuel interests currently have on the presidency and the Republican congressional leadership. [News Source]

Maryland House overrides governor to push renewable energy.
Wednesday February 01st 2017, 9:00 AM

Senate next to vote on measure vetoed last year, which would increase goals for solar, wind, other clean power sources. [News Source]

House to repeal Obama coal rule Wednesday.
Wednesday February 01st 2017, 9:00 AM

House Republicans laid out plans Tuesday to strike down a controversial Obama-era coal rule. [News Source]

2016 was the warmest-ever year; what does it mean for Lake Tahoe?
Wednesday February 01st 2017, 9:00 AM

Top scientists announced in January that last year was the hottest year on record - an announcement they’ve made three years in a row, with 2014, 2015 and now 2016 each being declared warmer than the previous year. [News Source]

What will happen if the U.S. withdraws from the Paris climate agreement.
Wednesday February 01st 2017, 9:00 AM

Trump's EPA transition leader says the administration will soon move to leave the groundbreaking climate agreement. How will that work, and what will it mean for clean energy in America, and the fate of the world? [News Source]

Despite hedging on climate change, Perry, Zinke nominations head for Senate vote.
Wednesday February 01st 2017, 9:00 AM

The Senate committee hearing sends two Cabinet nominees to a Senate vote, with few questions about their questionable stances on climate. [News Source]

John Fussell: Bird watcher, bird defender.
Wednesday February 01st 2017, 9:00 AM

John Fussell turned his childhood fascination with birds into a career, defending and protecting their habitats, and after decades in the field, he still loves his “fine feathered friends.” [News Source]

Tesla moves beyond electric cars with new California battery farm.
Wednesday February 01st 2017, 9:00 AM

The Mira Loma substation of Southern California Edison hosts the biggest battery farm Tesla has built for a power company. [News Source]

Climate-change denying New Yorkers are going to be hit hardest by rising sea levels.
Wednesday February 01st 2017, 9:00 AM

The communities that overwhelmingly voted for candidate who believes climate change is a hoax are also the most susceptible to climate change's threats. [News Source]