Global Warming and Climate Change News

California’s conservative farmers tackle climate change, in their own way.
Wednesday April 05th 2017, 10:00 AM

As California transitions from devastating drought into one of the wettest periods in decades, farmers are seeking new ways to protect their fields from whipsaw weather extremes. [News Source]

Indian farmers beef up below sea-level system for climate fight.
Wednesday April 05th 2017, 10:00 AM

A climate-smart version of Kerala's traditional rice-growing system could be exported to protect food security. [News Source]

Climate change impacting ‘most’ species on Earth, even down to their genome.
Wednesday April 05th 2017, 10:00 AM

Three recent studies point to just how broad, bizarre, and potentially devastating climate change is to life on Earth. And we’ve only seen one degree Celsius of warming so far. [News Source]

EU nations consider lowering energy savings targets: Draft.
Wednesday April 05th 2017, 10:00 AM

EU nations are considering lowering targets on energy savings after 2021, a draft document seen by Reuters shows, in what climate campaigners say would be blow to the European Union's goals to curb the worst effects of global warming. [News Source]

The campaign to lead the World Health Organization.
Wednesday April 05th 2017, 10:00 AM

The new director general of the World Health Organization, to be selected in May, will take over at a pivotal time. [News Source]

Japan’s cherry blossoms signal warmest climate in more than 1,000 years.
Wednesday April 05th 2017, 10:00 AM

Bloom dates have shifted radically earlier in recent decades, a sure sign that the region’s climate is warming and warming fast. [News Source]

Plastic no more – also in Kenya.
Wednesday April 05th 2017, 10:00 AM

Good news: Kenya has just joined the commitment of other 10 countries to address major plastic pollution by decreeing a ban on the use, manufacture and import of all plastic bags, to take effect in six months. [News Source]

Obama energy aides fight Trump from states, Capitol Hill.
Wednesday April 05th 2017, 10:00 AM

Former Obama administration environmental staffers are preparing for combat against the officials in their former jobs. [News Source]

‘Disaster alley’: Australia could be set to receive new wave of climate refugees.
Wednesday April 05th 2017, 10:00 AM

U.S. defense expert warns people fleeing low-lying Pacific islands a precursor to ‘climate-exacerbated water insecurities’ that could trigger wider conflict. [News Source]

Goodbye administrative state, hello community resilience.
Wednesday April 05th 2017, 10:00 AM

The Trumpist jihad to eliminate the administrative state still marks the end of the period in which all of us grew to maturity. We’re in a new era, like it or not. [News Source]

Carbon footprint of Canada’s oil sands is larger than thought.
Wednesday April 05th 2017, 10:00 AM

New climate change evidence from recent government studies could affect the coming legal fight over President Trump’s revived permit for the Keystone XL pipeline. [News Source]