Global Warming and Climate Change News

Rooftop solar in tumult as Sungevity declares bankruptcy.
Thursday March 16th 2017, 10:00 AM

A top rooftop solar installer went bankrupt this week, the latest episode in a year of wrenching changes for some of the industry's biggest players. [News Source]

China’s ‘airpocalypse’ a product of climate change, not just pollution, researchers say.
Thursday March 16th 2017, 10:00 AM

According to the study published in the U.S. journal Science Advances, the findings may provide some clues why China’s smog problem has failed to ease despite cuts in pollution-causing emissions. [News Source]

17 Republicans back resolution urging action on warming.
Thursday March 16th 2017, 10:00 AM

The Republican climate resolution that jump-started a conversation on global warming ahead of Pope Francis' 2015 visit to Capitol Hill is back. [News Source]

Trump begins rollback of Obama’s car pollution standards to curb emissions.
Thursday March 16th 2017, 10:00 AM

Donald Trump has begun the process of rolling back carbon pollution standards for vehicles following a meeting with automakers in Detroit, Michigan. [News Source]

Tasmania’s coastline glows in the dark as plankton turn blue.
Thursday March 16th 2017, 10:00 AM

The waters along Tasmania’s north-west coastline have taken on a bizarre, glowing appearance in recent days. The phenomenon, which is best seen in calm, warm seas, is foreboding. [News Source]

Will federal agriculture research be spared from Trump assault on climate funding?
Thursday March 16th 2017, 10:00 AM

Because climate research also helps farmers be more productive, funding could continue under the Trump administration. [News Source]

Coral reefs’ only hope is halting global warming, study says.
Thursday March 16th 2017, 10:00 AM

Bleaching events have stressed coral worldwide, particularly the Great Barrier Reef, and research says their survival depends on quickly slowing climate change. [News Source]

‘Airpocalypse’ smog events in China linked to melting ice cap, research reveals.
Thursday March 16th 2017, 10:00 AM

Climate change played a major role in the extreme air pollution events suffered recently by China and is likely to make such “airpocalypses” more common, new research has revealed. [News Source]

Study: Stopping global warming only way to save Australia’s Great Barrier Reef.
Thursday March 16th 2017, 10:00 AM

Reducing pollution and curbing overfishing won't prevent the severe bleaching that is killing coral at catastrophic rates, according to a study of Australia's Great Barrier Reef. [News Source]

Stopping global warming is only way to save Great Barrier Reef, scientists warn.
Thursday March 16th 2017, 10:00 AM

The survival of the Great Barrier Reef hinges on urgent moves to cut global warming because nothing else will protect coral from the coming cycle of mass bleaching events, new research has found. [News Source]

Climate change impacts: American’s health hurt by global warming, doctors say.
Thursday March 16th 2017, 10:00 AM

Climate change is already harming Americans’ health, a report released Wednesday by the Medical Society Consortium on Climate & Health, which represents more than half of the country’s doctors, found. [News Source]