Global Warming and Climate Change News

A message from the end of the world.
Saturday April 01st 2017, 10:00 AM

Here in Chile, in the far south of the Southern Hemisphere, it has been the summer of our discontent. Never have so many natural catastrophes in a row hit this country at the end of the world. This time, our unprecedented woes have all been man-made. [News Source]

Why one powerful Republican doubts Trump’s climate policy.
Saturday April 01st 2017, 10:00 AM

“If they don’t get it together, we’re going to have a different administration in four years.” [News Source]

Trump moves backward on climate change.
Saturday April 01st 2017, 10:00 AM

President Donald Trump's order last week that attempts to bring back the coal industry is bad for America's security, economy and public health. [News Source]

A second climate-change skeptic is leaving the EPA and will return to Heritage Foundation.
Saturday April 01st 2017, 10:00 AM

A conservative economist who has written that “no consensus exists that man-made emissions are the primary driver of global warming” has resigned from the Environmental Protection Agency, according to multiple people notified of the move Thursday. [News Source]

Paul Krugman: Coal country is a state of mind.
Saturday April 01st 2017, 10:00 AM

Coal country isn't really coal country anymore, and hasn't been for a long time. [News Source]

Climate plan won’t make coal great again.
Saturday April 01st 2017, 10:00 AM

Some people don’t learn, or forget fast. President Trump, who courted votes from depressed coal-belt counties in Ohio, Pennsylvania and West Virginia, wants to make America coal-dependent again. As more than one observer has pointed out, that’s not really going to happen [News Source]

Tom Toles: Trump might discover what goes around comes around.
Saturday April 01st 2017, 10:00 AM

Tom Toles is the editorial cartoonist for The Post and writes the Tom Toles blog. [News Source]

N.J. has polluted future if Trump keeps gutting the EPA .
Saturday April 01st 2017, 10:00 AM

If you want to see what the future holds for New Jersey without an Environmental Protection Agency, look to the not-so-distant past. [News Source]

Scientists understood the climate 150 years ago better than the EPA head today .
Saturday April 01st 2017, 10:00 AM

The current head of the US Environmental Protection Agency Scott Pruitt does not believe or understand long-known principles of climate science and basic physics. Recently he claimed on CNBC that carbon dioxide is not a primary contributor to global warming. [News Source]

The Republican assault on climate science is evil, and evil must be fought.
Saturday April 01st 2017, 10:00 AM

The Republican position on climate change has long been an infuriating and dishonest attempt to muddy the water and delay. This week it has gone from simple dishonesty to active destruction. This is the hill worth dying on. [News Source]

How much will Brexit cost? Billions at risk for UK energy and environment projects, with final bill unknown.
Saturday April 01st 2017, 10:00 AM

It’s very hard to know exactly how much Brexit will cost the UK — it depends on what kind of trade deal and exemptions the government manages to negotiate with the EU. [News Source]