Global Warming and Climate Change News

Study: Global warming is shrinking river vital to 40M people.
Friday February 24th 2017, 9:00 AM

Global warming is already shrinking the Colorado River, the most important waterway in the American Southwest, and it could reduce the flow by more than a third by the end of the century, two scientists say. [News Source]

Food aid will help buy peace.
Friday February 24th 2017, 9:00 AM

The correlation between food security and national security is a direct one, as recent history shows. [News Source]

Is it okay to enjoy the warm winters of climate change?
Friday February 24th 2017, 9:00 AM

If we think the future consequences of climate change will be very bad, are we allowed to savor them now? [News Source]

Netherlands to Host Global Centre of Excellence on climate adaptation.
Friday February 24th 2017, 9:00 AM

The Netherlands announced that it will work with Japan and UN Environment Programme to establish a Global Centre of Excellence to help countries, institutions and businesses to adapt to a warming climate, which is increasing the frequency of natural disasters and causing economic disruptions. [News Source]

Deep sea life faces dark future due to warming and food shortage.
Friday February 24th 2017, 9:00 AM

New study reveals negative impact of climate change, human activity, acidification and deoxygenation on ocean and its creatures. [News Source]

Australia manufacturing union calls for land and tax deals for industry to help transition from coal.
Friday February 24th 2017, 9:00 AM

The manufacturing union has called for governments to hand over land and tax concessions to industry to provide the support to save the sector in the transition from coal. [News Source]

Australian consortium launches world-first digital energy marketplace for rooftop solar.
Friday February 24th 2017, 9:00 AM

Australian homeowners with solar panels and batteries could soon trade their electricity in a digital marketplace developed by a consortium of electricity providers, energy tech startups, energy retailers and energy agencies. [News Source]

Lake Berryessa’s spiraling floodwater mesmerizes the locals.
Friday February 24th 2017, 9:00 AM

Heavy rain is causing about two million gallons of water a minute to flow into the California lake’s bellmouth spillway. [News Source]

Trump wants to roll back Obama’s Clean Power Plan. Here’s how he’ll do it.
Friday February 24th 2017, 9:00 AM

In the coming days, President Donald Trump is widely expected to sign an executive order that will kick off the long, difficult process of dismantling President Barack Obama’s signature climate policy - the Clean Power Plan. [News Source]

Freak February: Record highs clobbering lows by more than 100-to-1 ratio.
Friday February 24th 2017, 9:00 AM

February 2017 has featured prolonged warm weather the likes of which many areas have not seen before, or have only experienced on rare occasions. [News Source]

Groups sue EPA to protect wild salmon from climate change.
Friday February 24th 2017, 9:00 AM

U.S. fishing and conservation groups sued the Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday, seeking to protect wild salmon threatened by rising water temperatures attributed in part to climate change in two major rivers of the Pacific Northwest. [News Source]