Global Warming and Climate Change News

Under blanket of ice, lakes teem with life.
Wednesday February 15th 2017, 9:00 AM

There’s more going on under frozen lakes than researchers once believed. [News Source]

How the G20 could save Paris climate deal from Trump.
Wednesday February 15th 2017, 9:00 AM

Donald Trump appears bent on unpicking the globalist cooperation that made a climate change accord possible. Can the world’s other powers band together to stop him? [News Source]

A physicist and possible adviser to Trump describes his love of science, and CO2.
Wednesday February 15th 2017, 9:00 AM

Brilliant and controversial, Dr. Will Happer of Princeton says being called a climate denier feels like being labeled a Nazi sympathizer. [News Source]

Latin America’s cities sweat over health risks from urban heat.
Wednesday February 15th 2017, 9:00 AM

In cities across Latin America, haphazard development combined with heat pumped out by cars, factories and buildings is causing "urban heat islands", where city temperatures are higher than their surrounding areas. [News Source]

Why America’s tallest dam is suddenly in danger.
Wednesday February 15th 2017, 9:00 AM

California weather can turn on a dime, but climate change is playing a role, too. [News Source]

Science doesn’t have to be elitist—we can take it back.
Wednesday February 15th 2017, 9:00 AM

The internet and new technology are reviving the role citizens can play in documenting the world around us. [News Source]

Climate change concerns prompt court to block Vienna airport expansion.
Wednesday February 15th 2017, 9:00 AM

Citing its accompanying rise in greenhouse gas emissions, an Austrian court says a new runway will work counter to the country's pledge to Paris climate agreement. [News Source]

US Republican idea for tax on carbon makes climate sense.
Wednesday February 15th 2017, 9:00 AM

A conservative solution to global warming. [News Source]

G20 urged to ditch fossil fuel subsidies by 2020, go green.
Wednesday February 15th 2017, 9:00 AM

Investors and insurers with more than $2.8 trillion in assets under management on Wednesday called on the Group of 20 economies to phase out fossil fuel subsidies by 2020 despite U.S. doubts about climate change. [News Source]

An Oroville message: As climate shifts, so will water strategies.
Wednesday February 15th 2017, 9:00 AM

Safety concerns at the Oroville Dam center on engineering and maintenance. But dams also face new challenges in managing water in an era when rains can be heavier, and less precipitation is falling as snow. [News Source]

Wind power briefly sets record as source for electricity in US.
Wednesday February 15th 2017, 9:00 AM

Wind briefly powered more than 50 percent of electric demand on Sunday, the 14-state Southwest Power Pool said, for the first time on any North American power grid. [News Source]