Global Warming and Climate Change News

Anti-fossil fuel activists stage Louvre oil slick.
Wednesday March 08th 2017, 9:00 AM

Fossil fuel divestment activists staged an oil slick pouring down the steps of the Louvre’s iconic Winged Victory statue in Paris on Sunday. [News Source]

By 2030, half the world’s oceans could be reeling from climate change, scientists say.
Wednesday March 08th 2017, 9:00 AM

By midcentury, climate change could alter nearly all the world’s ocean ecosystems. [News Source]

Democrats urge EPA not to reopen vehicle fuel efficiency rules.
Wednesday March 08th 2017, 9:00 AM

U.S. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and 11 other Democrats said on Tuesday it was "critical" that the Trump administration leave in place new vehicle fuel efficiency rules, saying the higher standards were achievable. [News Source]

EPA head stacks agency with climate change skeptics.
Wednesday March 08th 2017, 9:00 AM

Pruitt has moved to stock the top offices of the agency with like-minded conservatives - many of them skeptics of climate change and all of them intent on rolling back environmental regulations. [News Source]

Warming may disrupt four-fifths of world’s oceans by 2050: Study.
Wednesday March 08th 2017, 9:00 AM

Global warming will disrupt four-fifths of the world's oceans by 2050 if greenhouse gas emissions keep rising, threatening fish that are the main source of food for a billion people, scientists said on Tuesday. [News Source]

Major coal plant’s shuttering offers Navajo clean start, but the scene is far from pretty.
Wednesday March 08th 2017, 9:00 AM

The closure of represents an opportunity to combat global warming, but may leave workers out in the cold. [News Source]

The Energy Star program is good for the climate and the economy. Trump wants to kill it anyway.
Wednesday March 08th 2017, 9:00 AM

Energy Star is popular with business and consumers. But a White House proposal would kill the program. [News Source]

Half of world’s ocean to face multiple ‘climate stressors’ by 2030, study warns.
Wednesday March 08th 2017, 9:00 AM

Climate change is altering the world’s watery expanses in a number of ways, with serious knock-on effects for the ocean’s plants and animals, according to new research. [News Source]

Al Gore continues to build an army, battle climate change denial.
Wednesday March 08th 2017, 9:00 AM

Following news of the Trump administration's call to trim one-fifth of the EPA's staff, former Vice President Al Gore descended on Denver last week to co-conduct his Climate Reality Project's 34th Leadership Corps Training. [News Source]

Want to cut carbon emissions? Try growing cement bricks with bacteria.
Wednesday March 08th 2017, 9:00 AM

A North Carolina startup grows "biocement" bricks to circumvent the hefty load of fossil fuels needed for normal cement. [News Source]

Reasons for Japan to dump nuclear power more obvious now than ever.
Wednesday March 08th 2017, 9:00 AM

To make sure we never have another nuclear disaster like the one in Fukushima, Japan should take the decision to abandon dependence on nuclear power. [News Source]