Monday April 10th 2017, 10:00 AMIn the Pearl River Delta, breakneck development is colliding with the effects of climate change. Climate change works like an opportunistic pathogen, worsening existing woes, not acting alone. [News Source]
Rising waters threaten China’s rising cities.
Hot apartments: ‘If we need air conditioning, we’ve designed it wrong.’
Monday April 10th 2017, 10:00 AMHeatwaves could be deadly for many Australian apartment dwellers if the grid fails, so architects are coming up with ways to manage temperatures passively. [News Source]
Great Barrier Reef: Two-thirds damaged in ‘unprecedented’ bleaching.
Monday April 10th 2017, 10:00 AMUnprecedented coral bleaching in consecutive years has damaged two-thirds of Australia's Great Barrier Reef, aerial surveys have shown. [News Source]
Gina Lopez, Philippine environment secretary, pursues watershed protection.
Monday April 10th 2017, 10:00 AMClear goals to enforce pollution laws jeopardize the new secretary’s job. [News Source]
Court upholds cap-and-trade program.
Monday April 10th 2017, 10:00 AMCalifornia's landmark system for curbing greenhouse gases can continue through at least 2020, a state court ruled yesterday. [News Source]
Wisconsin takes aim at outdoors magazine, subscribers erupt.
Monday April 10th 2017, 10:00 AMIf Republican Gov. Scott Walker gets his way, this will be the last year for the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources' magazine. [News Source]
Climate change action is good for the economy – and Britain is the proof.
Monday April 10th 2017, 10:00 AMWhen John Major set up our global warming strategy, the doom-mongers said it would ruin living standards. New research shows how wrong they were. [News Source]
Appalachia’s new trail: Finding life after coal.
Monday April 10th 2017, 10:00 AMTowns in impoverished eastern Kentucky, backed by private money, strive to build a post-coal entrepreneurial economy. [News Source]
Diesel cars can improve air quality, claims motor industry group.
Monday April 10th 2017, 10:00 AMCar manufacturers have hit back at the recent spate of negative comments about diesel vehicles, saying that the latest incarnations are “the cleanest in history” and “light years away from their older counterparts”. [News Source]
How frozen farmers’ fields are an unexpected culprit in climate change, according to a new study.
Monday April 10th 2017, 10:00 AMAcross Canada, the last of the snow and ice is melting away from a vast expanse of farmers’ fields, and making an unexpectedly large contribution to greenhouse gasses and climate change. [News Source]
California governor declares end to drought emergency.
Monday April 10th 2017, 10:00 AMOne of the worst droughts in California history has officially ended, Governor Jerry Brown declared on Friday, but not before it strained the state's farm economy and threatened water supplies for millions of residents. [News Source]