Thursday April 13th 2017, 10:00 AMA state-commissioned report on climate change released Wednesday raises the stakes for fighting global warming, offering a clearer and, in some cases, more catastrophic picture of how much sea levels will rise in California. [News Source]
Sea-level rise in California could be catastrophic, study says.
Scott Pruitt faces anger from right over EPA finding he won’t fight.
Thursday April 13th 2017, 10:00 AMThey are angry that he has refused to challenge a landmark agency determination known as the endangerment finding, which provides the legal basis for Mr. Obama’s Clean Power Plan and other global warming policies. [News Source]
Coal lobby says it is exploring building new US plant.
Thursday April 13th 2017, 10:00 AMThe coal lobby is in the market to build a new plant, a prospect that would have been unthinkable just months ago. [News Source]
Scientists seek holy grail of climate change in Oman’s hills.
Thursday April 13th 2017, 10:00 AMDeep in the jagged red mountains of Oman, geologists are drilling in search of the holy grail of reversing climate change: an efficient and cheap way to remove carbon dioxide from the air and oceans. [News Source]
The strange case of the liana vine and its role in global warming.
Thursday April 13th 2017, 10:00 AMLiana and other vines are proliferating in the rainforests of Central and South America, and their spread is impeding the ability of trees to sequester carbon dioxide. [News Source]
Climate change dominates U.S. Rep. Justin Amash’s 8th town hall.
Thursday April 13th 2017, 10:00 AMIn a departure from recent events hosted by U.S. Rep. Justin Amash, R-Cascade Township, his 8th town hall of the year featured one common discussion point: climate change and global warming. [News Source]
Use carbon tax to help fight climate change.
Thursday April 13th 2017, 10:00 AMAmerica needs to go on a low-carbon diet, and a well-designed carbon tax would be a sensible way to help do it. [News Source]
7 reasons conservatives should support climate change solutions.
Thursday April 13th 2017, 10:00 AMIn case you haven’t been paying attention, the new administration is working hard to undo previous efforts toward reducing carbon emissions, but is that really what the voters wanted when they cast their vote for President Trump, or is this an unintended consequence? [News Source]
How carbon capture could become a rare bright spot on climate policy in the Trump era.
Thursday April 13th 2017, 10:00 AMThere have been a few intriguing developments of late — including the recent successful opening of coal CCS at the Petra Nova project in Texas — that have made the idea seem a little less harebrained. [News Source]
Climate change upsets lives guided by nature, Native Americans say.
Thursday April 13th 2017, 10:00 AMThe impacts of climate change stretch from the loss of polar bear habitat to African crop failures to threatening a seasonal festival among Native Americans that they believe is critical to keep the world in balance. [News Source]
Where climate change is threatening the health of Americans.
Thursday April 13th 2017, 10:00 AMAs President Donald Trump looks to curb the government's enforcement of climate regulations, experts are concerned about how the action might impact public health. [News Source]