Global Warming and Climate Change News

EU’s climate change reforms failed, says MEP Miriam Dalli.
Tuesday February 21st 2017, 9:00 AM

Europe has failed in its first major opportunity to address climate change, Labour MEP Miriam Dalli said after the approval of a “watered-down” reform of the Emissions Trading System. [News Source]

Water concerns arise from Napa area vineyard’s plan to fell 14,000 oaks.
Tuesday February 21st 2017, 9:00 AM

Residents are concerned that plans to cut down 14,000 oak trees to make way for grapevines will impact groundwater, fish habitat and climate change mitigation. [News Source]

How EU can limit coal’s life for the cost of a pint of beer.
Tuesday February 21st 2017, 9:00 AM

Driving most of Europe’s dirtiest power plants into retirement is probably cheaper than you think. [News Source]

How an interoffice spat erupted into a climate-change furor.
Tuesday February 21st 2017, 9:00 AM

Retired government scientist John Bates has emerged as a hero to some conservative media outlets and politicians, and among climate-change deniers on Facebook and Twitter. [News Source]

How to fight climate change without Washington.
Tuesday February 21st 2017, 9:00 AM

In terms of energy, Massachusetts was already planning for a Trump presidency way back in 2008. [News Source]

Small ponds have big impact on global warming: Study.
Tuesday February 21st 2017, 9:00 AM

Tiny natural ponds pose an overlooked danger for speeding up global warming, according to a study published in the journal Nature Climate Change. [News Source]

California Senate leader’s new bill: 100 percent clean energy.
Tuesday February 21st 2017, 9:00 AM

Kevin de León has promised to lead the resistance to President Trump. A new bill could make good on that promise. [News Source]

Pruitt questions agency’s authority to regulate carbon.
Tuesday February 21st 2017, 9:00 AM

U.S. EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt is questioning whether his agency is empowered to regulate greenhouse gas emissions. [News Source]

Making the deep blue sea green again.
Tuesday February 21st 2017, 9:00 AM

The UN Oceans Conference planned for June 2017 aims to create a more coordinated global approach to protecting the world's oceans from rising threats such as acidification, plastic litter, rising sea levels and declining fish stocks. [News Source]

Singapore’s proposed carbon tax will likely include refineries: Official.
Tuesday February 21st 2017, 9:00 AM

A carbon tax proposed by Singapore on emissions of greenhouse gases from 2019 will likely include the city-state's oil refineries, a government official said on Tuesday. [News Source]

Do mild days fuel climate change scepticism?
Tuesday February 21st 2017, 9:00 AM

When it comes to the weather, research suggests people often trust the evidence of their own eyes rather than expert opinion. [News Source]