Global Warming and Climate Change News

‘The world shifts’: Gov. Jerry Brown talks California, climate change and President Trump.
Saturday April 15th 2017, 10:00 AM

The Times talked to Jerry Brown about climate change and California’s role in fighting it. Here’s what he had to say. [News Source]

Exodus from Canada’s oil sands continues as energy giants shed assets.
Saturday April 15th 2017, 10:00 AM

Over the past year, five multinational energy companies have sold off nearly $25 billion worth of their Canadian assets to domestic companies. [News Source]

Siege has ended, but battle over public lands rages on..
Saturday April 15th 2017, 10:00 AM

A year ago, this corner of rural Oregon became center stage in the drawn-out drama over public lands when armed militia leaders seized a national wildlife refuge, arguing that the government had too much control of land in the West. [News Source]

NOAA is still lacking an administrator to lead agency.
Saturday April 15th 2017, 10:00 AM

We’re 12 weeks into the Trump administration and there’s a glut of nominations President Trump has yet to put forward. Many are crucial to having a functioning government and setting the priorities for their agencies. [News Source]

New posters imagine National Parks in 2050; it’s not pretty.
Saturday April 15th 2017, 10:00 AM

National parks are at the front lines of climate change. The creep of change is playing out in places that Americans have set aside to be preserved for the enjoyment of future generations. [News Source]

Climate change will change the work of nonprofits.
Saturday April 15th 2017, 10:00 AM

It’s no secret that industrialization has created a number of public health concerns, such as air and water pollution, and chemical contamination of food and soil. But have we considered that global warming may have equally catastrophic effects? [News Source]

In quest for clean power, Microsoft wants to bypass Puget Sound Energy under new deal.
Saturday April 15th 2017, 10:00 AM

Microsoft could bypass Puget Sound Energy to secure clean power from other electricity generators under a tentative settlement. [News Source]

WUWT pushing climate lies (again), this time from Scott Pruitt.
Saturday April 15th 2017, 10:00 AM

There is a predictability to climate science disinformers like Anthony Watts and his guest authors at WUWT. They can't keep their story straight but they can and do lie and promote lies about climate. Why they want to speed up global warming - I doubt even they know the answer to that one. [News Source]

How "Godzilla" El Niño affected tropical fish in low-oxygen zone.
Saturday April 15th 2017, 10:00 AM

It’s been a weird past few years for the Pacific Ocean. In spring 2015, “Godzilla” El Niño arrived, a climate anomaly driven by the warmest sea surface temperatures in half a century. [News Source]

Fact Check: EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt’s claim that China and India have ‘no obligations’ until 2030 under the Paris Accord.
Saturday April 15th 2017, 10:00 AM

Asked his biggest objection to the Paris Accord, Pruitt claimed that China and India had no obligations until 2030, even though “they are polluting far more than we are.” [News Source]

Free Electricity! (or how home batteries could disrupt everything everywhere).
Saturday April 15th 2017, 10:00 AM

Fancy free electricity? Want to be rid of those pesky energy companies asking you for money every month/quarter? Then there’s a simple way. Move to Germany. [News Source]