Global Warming and Climate Change News

Trump’s favorite techie thinks there should be ‘more open debate’ on global warming.
Thursday March 09th 2017, 9:00 AM

Global warming is a topic that suffers from "groupthink," and cries out for an "open debate" among scientists. Oh, and it also might not be real. [News Source]

How climate change is ruining delicious goat meat.
Thursday March 09th 2017, 9:00 AM

Changing climatic conditions in Kenya means goat-herders are having to travel further to find drinking water for their animals. [News Source]

Climate change to blame for flatlining wheat yield gains: CSIRO.
Thursday March 09th 2017, 9:00 AM

Australia's wheat productivity has flatlined as a direct result of climate change, according to CSIRO research. [News Source]

Climate change impacts are already hitting us, say Europeans.
Thursday March 09th 2017, 9:00 AM

The citizens of four major European countries think the impacts of climate change such as severe floods and storms are already affecting them, according to a major new polling study. [News Source]

February’s unusual heat has climate change link, scientists find.
Thursday March 09th 2017, 9:00 AM

Global warming has made winter swelters like the one experienced in February three times more likely, according to a new rapid analysis. [News Source]

Climate Institute to shut down, citing lack of funds for independent research.
Thursday March 09th 2017, 9:00 AM

The Climate Institute will shut its doors after 12 years of providing independent advocacy and research towards climate change solutions, citing lack of funding. [News Source]

February’s warmth, brought to you by climate change.
Thursday March 09th 2017, 9:00 AM

A bonanza of heat records fell throughout February in almost all quarters of the U.S. and research released on Wednesday shows that this pervasive spring-like warmth was made possible by climate change. [News Source]

‘Clean’ coal won’t be commercially viable before 2030, energy analysis says.
Thursday March 09th 2017, 9:00 AM

“Clean” coal technologies won’t be commercially viable before 2030 without government subsidy and are fundamentally out of sync with the move towards more flexible power generation, according to the energy market analysis firm RepuTex. [News Source]

Climate Institute to shut due to lack of philanthropic support.
Thursday March 09th 2017, 9:00 AM

Australia's original climate change-focused think-tank and lobby group will shut after it failed to replace the multi-million-dollar bequest it relied on. [News Source]

Finance sector could face climate-risk testing, says Australian watchdog.
Thursday March 09th 2017, 9:00 AM

Australia’s financial institutions could be required to test climate-risk scenarios as international regulators continue to warn of the economic dangers posed by climate change. [News Source]

Renewable energy spike led to sharp drop in emissions in Australia, study shows.
Thursday March 09th 2017, 9:00 AM

A sharp drop in Australia’s greenhouse gas emissions at the end of last year came courtesy of a spike in renewable energy generation in a single month, according to a new study. [News Source]