Global Warming and Climate Change News

See how Pacific islanders are living with climate change.
Friday February 10th 2017, 9:00 AM

For indigenous communities in the Pacific, adapting to the impacts of rising seas, fierce storms, and other challenges has become a necessity. [News Source]

Sydney weather: Energy Minister pleads for help to avoid heatwave power blackout.
Friday February 10th 2017, 9:00 AM

Authorities are pleading for public help to avoid blackouts and limit fire risks as a record-breaking heatwave sets in across eastern Australia. [News Source]

Almost 90 percent of new power in Europe from renewable sources in 2016.
Friday February 10th 2017, 9:00 AM

Renewable energy sources made up nearly nine-tenths of new power added to Europe’s electricity grids last year, in a sign of the continent’s rapid shift away from fossil fuels. [News Source]

Silverton windfarm’s output will be equal to taking 192,000 cars off the road.
Friday February 10th 2017, 9:00 AM

After years in planning, construction on the Silverton windfarm in western New South Wales is finally set to begin after the sale of the project from AGL to its Powering Australian Renewables Fund. [News Source]

How New York City gets its electricity.
Friday February 10th 2017, 9:00 AM

The sprawling, eccentric machine that first delivered power in Manhattan 135 years ago is undergoing a major transformation. [News Source]

EU must shut all coal plants by 2030 to meet Paris climate pledges, study says.
Friday February 10th 2017, 9:00 AM

The European Union will “vastly overshoot” its Paris climate pledges unless its coal emissions are completely phased out within 15 years, a stress test of the industry has found. [News Source]

UK unlikely to remain in EU carbon market: EU policymaker.
Friday February 10th 2017, 9:00 AM

Britain is unlikely to remain in Europe's carbon market following its exit from the European Union, the European Parliament's lead carbon policymaker said on Thursday. [News Source]

Whistleblower: ‘I knew people would misuse this.’ They did – to attack climate science.
Friday February 10th 2017, 9:00 AM

Fake news propagates through the conservative media to the halls of Congress where science is under attack. [News Source]

Coastal cities could flood three times a week by 2045.
Friday February 10th 2017, 9:00 AM

The lawns of homes purchased this year in vast swaths of coastal America could regularly be underwater before the mortgage has even been paid off, with new research showing high tide flooding could become nearly incessant in places within 30 years. [News Source]

Why the worst drought in US history was a ‘climate surprise.’
Friday February 10th 2017, 9:00 AM

For a while, it seemed as though the big questions about what weather forecasters call the "Great Plains Drought" in the summer of 2012 had been answered. [News Source]

A Republican carbon tax.
Friday February 10th 2017, 9:00 AM

Even if you don’t believe that humans are fully to blame for climate change, a carbon tax is the just the kind of insurance policy everyone needs. [News Source]