Global Warming and Climate Change News

Who’s still fighting climate change? The US military.
Wednesday February 08th 2017, 9:00 AM

Despite political gridlock over global warming, the Pentagon is pushing ahead with plans to protect its assets from sea-level rise and other impacts. Here's how. [News Source]

Even Trump can’t dismiss the success of renewables.
Wednesday February 08th 2017, 9:00 AM

The new US president may be forced to concede solar and wind’s huge potential for job creation and self sufficiency. [News Source]

‘Irrational’ coal plants may hamper China’s climate change efforts.
Wednesday February 08th 2017, 9:00 AM

Plants that convert coal to gas, an expensive and environmentally detrimental process, may thwart China’s aim to be a global leader on limiting climate change. [News Source]

Could restoring ancient water tanks help build peace in Sri Lanka?
Wednesday February 08th 2017, 9:00 AM

After almost three decades of civil war, Sri Lanka has the daunting task of nurturing cohesion in its multi-faith and multi-ethnic community while also addressing the increasing impacts of climate change. [News Source]

Floods and erosion are ruining Britain’s most significant sites.
Wednesday February 08th 2017, 9:00 AM

Climate change is already wrecking some of Britain’s most significant sites, from Wordsworth’s gardens in Cumbria to the white cliffs on England’s south coast, according to a new report. [News Source]

The hearing was titled, ‘Making EPA great again.’ Scientists are afraid the opposite will happen.
Wednesday February 08th 2017, 9:00 AM

The hearing came at a time of growing clashes over the future of the agency and its science. [News Source]

Russia starts work on climate adaptation strategy.
Wednesday February 08th 2017, 9:00 AM

Russia has started working on a national climate change adaptation strategy, with ministries and regional officials to asked assess the risks of adverse impacts and possible adaptation measures. [News Source]

House Science Committee hearing renews battle of science vs. denial.
Wednesday February 08th 2017, 9:00 AM

Rep. Lamar Smith revved up his campaign against the EPA's 'secret science,' and took particular aim at refuting a NOAA study that debunked a global warming 'pause.' [News Source]

California lawmakers press for renewed Exxon climate investigation.
Wednesday February 08th 2017, 9:00 AM

State Democrats urge new state attorney general to continue probing possible climate fraud by Exxon and other oil companies. [News Source]

NDP awash in carbon cash.
Wednesday February 08th 2017, 9:00 AM

Taxing Albertans and then hiring bureaucrats to transfer some of the revenue back is a convoluted way of doing things. [News Source]

No data manipulation in 2015 climate study, researchers say.
Wednesday February 08th 2017, 9:00 AM

A British tabloid said American government scientists overstated global temperatures to influence climate talks. Other scientists say that did not happen. [News Source]