Global Warming and Climate Change News

Brazil monkey deaths signal spread of viruses.
Tuesday April 04th 2017, 10:00 AM

Climate change and deforestation in Brazil help mosquitoes spread viruses to humans and endangered species of monkeys. [News Source]

Mayors will lead on climate change for political gain, says ex-NYC mayor.
Tuesday April 04th 2017, 10:00 AM

Mayors globally are increasingly adopting measures to slash greenhouse gas emissions because it makes them popular with voters, former New York mayor Michael Bloomberg said on Monday. [News Source]

Trump plan to slash EPA budget goes even deeper, new memo shows.
Tuesday April 04th 2017, 10:00 AM

The administration’s budget proposal to cut $2.5 billion gets an action plan, gutting all climate research and partnerships to cut industry emissions. [News Source]

These stunning timelapse photos may just convince you about climate change.
Tuesday April 04th 2017, 10:00 AM

Time-lapse photos show the dramatic impact of climate change on mountain glaciers. [News Source]

Renewables cut Europe’s carbon emissions by 10 percent in 2015, says EEA.
Tuesday April 04th 2017, 10:00 AM

A surge in the use of wind and solar energy helped Europe to cut its fossil fuel consumption and greenhouse gas emissions by about 10 percent in 2015, an authoritative new report has found. [News Source]

Trump pledged to undo Obama’s work: How successful has he been?
Tuesday April 04th 2017, 10:00 AM

Amid the turmoil over staff shake-ups, blocked travel bans and the Russia cloud hanging overhead, President Donald Trump is steadily plugging away at a major piece of his agenda: Undoing Obama. [News Source]

California snowpack healthy again, but warming looms large.
Tuesday April 04th 2017, 10:00 AM

With the snowpack now at more than 160 percent of normal statewide levels, officials are facing the opposite issue, with potential for flooding as snowmelt runs into streams and reservoirs already swollen with winter rains. [News Source]

What the optimists get wrong about Trump’s climate policies.
Tuesday April 04th 2017, 10:00 AM

What the optimistic view misses is that we were making woefully insufficient progress on climate change even before Trump. [News Source]

New York, other states take on Trump over energy efficiency.
Tuesday April 04th 2017, 10:00 AM

A coalition of U.S. states has mounted a broad legal challenge against what it called the Trump administration's illegal suspension of rules to improve the energy efficiency of ceiling fans, portable air conditioners and other products. [News Source]

Sturgeon signs climate agreement with California.
Tuesday April 04th 2017, 10:00 AM

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has signed a joint agreement with the governor of California committing them to work together on climate change. [News Source]

Preparing for the future using lessons from Hurricane Sandy.
Tuesday April 04th 2017, 10:00 AM

In a new building in the West Chelsea neighborhood in Manhattan, the first floor is four feet above ground and all electrical systems have been elevated. [News Source]