Global Warming and Climate Change News

Scientists race to prevent wipeout of world’s coral reefs.
Monday March 13th 2017, 10:00 AM

Even if the world could halt global warming now, scientists still expect that more than 90 percent of corals will die by 2050. Without drastic intervention, we risk losing them all. [News Source]

Second mass bleaching event strikes Great Barrier Reef.
Monday March 13th 2017, 10:00 AM

Australia's iconic coral reef is suffering an unprecedented second mass bleaching event in two years. [News Source]

It’s the golden age of climate denial.
Monday March 13th 2017, 10:00 AM

In Trump's America, more CO2 in the atmosphere is actually good. [News Source]

New bills would create climate change commission, ANWR tours for Congress.
Monday March 13th 2017, 10:00 AM

One new bill in the Alaska House would create a state climate change response commission, while another would establish an Arctic National Wildlife Refuge tour program for members of Congress. [News Source]

iPhones and global warming: Dispatches from a Siberian husky in the 45th Iditarod.
Monday March 13th 2017, 10:00 AM

They’re running out of snow, so “The Last Great Race on Earth” might be down to its last race soon. [News Source]

Groups seek end to factory farm pollution loopholes dating back to 1970s.
Monday March 13th 2017, 10:00 AM

In a petition, 35 organizations urge the EPA to fix rules that they claim have allowed massive factory farms to continue polluting waterways with animal waste. [News Source]

Shell’s sale of dirty tar sands assets cleans up debt and spruces image.
Monday March 13th 2017, 10:00 AM

When Shell sold most of its Canadian tar sands operations last week, the Anglo-Dutch oil company took a modest step towards making good on its promise to be part of the solution on global warming, rather than the problem. [News Source]

The problem with gas: Why it’s so expensive and we risk of running out of it.
Monday March 13th 2017, 10:00 AM

Australia gas prices have gone through the roof, and now we're hearing we could run out of it. [News Source]

Climate change making Kenya’s droughts more severe.
Monday March 13th 2017, 10:00 AM

The Super El Niño of 2015 to 2016 wrought droughts and floods around the world, yet it is its sister La Nina that is now fuelling drought and hunger in East Africa. [News Source]

Conservation group maps land protection strategy in 3 states.
Monday March 13th 2017, 10:00 AM

A conservation group has created maps identifying key landscapes in three Western states most likely to sustain native species amid climate change and is distributing money to protect private lands in those areas through use-limiting easements or outright purchases. [News Source]

Rate of ocean warming has nearly doubled over two decades, study says.
Monday March 13th 2017, 10:00 AM

The world's oceans have warmed at twice the rate of previous decades and the extra heat has reached deeper waters, finds data stretching back to 1960. [News Source]