Global Warming and Climate Change News

Meet the father-son duo importing American bison to Siberia to save the planet.
Friday March 17th 2017, 10:00 AM

In May, Russian scientists plan to load six American bison on heavy-duty trucks near the city of Perm, and then drive until the roads end in Siberia in an attempt to partially recreate an ecosystem that last existed more than 10,000 years ago. [News Source]

Mexico meeting to bring world together on disaster prevention.
Friday March 17th 2017, 10:00 AM

The world must scale up action to the level required to build resilience in a century that will test us on the disaster front as never before. [News Source]

State unveils a 10-year plan to restore habitat and control toxic dust storms along the Salton Sea’s receding shoreline.
Friday March 17th 2017, 10:00 AM

The plan aims to resolve disputes that have left local policymakers and conservationists frustrated as conditions steadily worsen at California’s largest and most troubled lake. [News Source]

California wants to hire EPA staffers who are sick of Trump.
Friday March 17th 2017, 10:00 AM

Go west, young environmental policy wonk! [News Source]

A grim budget day for US science: Analysis and reaction to Trump’s plan.
Friday March 17th 2017, 10:00 AM

We're detailing the numbers and what people think of them. [News Source]

President Trump’s budget request sidelines science.
Friday March 17th 2017, 10:00 AM

Funding proposal would downsize EPA, energy, and health agencies, eliminate Chemical Safety Board. [News Source]

‘Biggest case on the planet’ pits kids vs. climate change.
Friday March 17th 2017, 10:00 AM

A pioneering lawsuit against the U.S. government on global warming won the right to a trial. Now Trump wants an appeals court to cancel it. [News Source]

In the war on science, the EPA is the first casualty.
Friday March 17th 2017, 10:00 AM

Out where people live, they like clean air and water. If Republicans gut the EPA budget, they'll find that out. [News Source]

Hampton Roads treating wastewater till it’s good enough to return to aquifer.
Friday March 17th 2017, 10:00 AM

Rebuilding depleted drinking water supply could also reduce rate of sea level rise, slash pollution. [News Source]

Trump budget would cripple U.S. international climate change work.
Friday March 17th 2017, 10:00 AM

Cuts to State Department budget include essentially walking away from U.S. involvement in international climate efforts, even without withdrawal from Paris accord. [News Source]

Lawmakers press Trump to deny calls to overhaul biofuels program.
Friday March 17th 2017, 10:00 AM

More than 20 senators pressed President Donald Trump on Thursday to reject requests from oil refiners to overhaul the U.S. biofuels program, weighing in on a debate that has roiled markets from soybeans to gasoline in recent weeks. [News Source]