Monday February 13th 2017, 9:00 AMBlunt-spoken Australian meteorologist Greg Holland says there are serious problems with U.S. climate models, including being "crap on rainfall." [News Source]
Who cares if it’s climate change? This guy wants action.
In Somalia, famine is looming and families with no food or water are leaving their land.
Monday February 13th 2017, 9:00 AMA two-year drought - the worst since the 1970s in hard-hit northern Somalia - has seen three quarters of the country’s livestock perish, leaving pastoralists destitute. [News Source]
Auto CEOs want Trump to order review of 2025 fuel rules.
Monday February 13th 2017, 9:00 AMThe chief executives of 18 major automakers and their U.S. units urged President Donald Trump to revisit a decision by the Obama administration to lock in vehicle fuel efficiency rules through 2025. [News Source]
Suffocating planet: Urban air pollution around the world today – live.
Monday February 13th 2017, 9:00 AMAs Guardian Cities kicks off a week investigating air pollution, join our reporters as we follow the sun from Sydney to Lagos to Los Angeles, taking readings, talking to locals and giving a ‘snapshot’ of one day in the life of our choking cities. [News Source]
A rare Republican call to climate action.
Monday February 13th 2017, 9:00 AMA carbon tax proposal from party elders offers an opportunity to change the conversation on global warming. [News Source]
Trump undertakes most ambitious regulatory rollback since Reagan.
Monday February 13th 2017, 9:00 AMPresident Trump has embarked on the most aggressive campaign against government regulation in a generation, joining with Republican lawmakers to roll back rules already on the books and limit the ability of federal regulators to impose new ones. [News Source]
Energy policy: No room for partisan politics, 18 groups tell government.
Monday February 13th 2017, 9:00 AMA coalition of business, energy, investor, climate and welfare groups has issued a sharply worded wake-up call on the energy debate, declaring “finger pointing” and 10 years of partisan politics have destroyed investor confidence in Australia’s energy sector, “worsening reliability risks”. [News Source]
Big Oil’s grip on California.
Monday February 13th 2017, 9:00 AMIn America’s greenest state, the industry has spent $122 million in the past six years to shape regulation and legislation. It wins more than you think. [News Source]
UK offshore wind ‘will lower energy bills’ more than nuclear.
Monday February 13th 2017, 9:00 AMRenewableUK chief Hugh McNeal says windfarms could offer cheaper prices than rates government agreed with new nuclear power stations. [News Source]
Farming a warmer planet.
Monday February 13th 2017, 9:00 AMMorocco holds lessons for how farmers around the world are adapting to, and curbing, global warming. [News Source]
Claiming coal can be clean is like saying smoking can be healthy.
Monday February 13th 2017, 9:00 AMThe Prime Minister's coal obsession has nothing to do with science or economics and everything to do with politics and power. Sadly, it risks literally leaving Australians without power, but only in the electric sense. [News Source]