Global Warming and Climate Change News

Why scientists are fighting back. We’ve had enough of Trump’s war on facts.
Monday April 17th 2017, 10:00 AM

The president’s savaging of environmental safeguards is a direct attack on reason and research. [News Source]

More coal is rolling out of the pro-Trump Western Slope, but is it adding up to any jobs?
Monday April 17th 2017, 10:00 AM

Trains loaded with shiny black coal used to generate electricity are thundering out of Colorado’s North Fork Valley again, raising hopes for the mining comeback President Donald Trump promised on the campaign trail. [News Source]

A Siberian wildlife park hopes to restore a lost Arctic ecosystem — and slow climate change.
Monday April 17th 2017, 10:00 AM

More than 700 donors believe in an attempt underway in Siberia to recreate the last ice age. [News Source]

Virginians back Bay cleanup, want feds to stick with it, poll finds.
Monday April 17th 2017, 10:00 AM

Virginians strongly support the multi-state effort to clean up the Chesapeake Bay and oppose efforts to roll back federal clean air and water laws, according to a new survey. [News Source]

NASA just snapped the first photos of a mysterious crack in one of Greenland’s largest glaciers.
Monday April 17th 2017, 10:00 AM

The first photographs of a new and ominous crack in Greenland’s enormous Petermann Glacier were captured by a NASA airborne mission Friday. [News Source]

After Petra Nova, what’s next for NRG and carbon capture?
Monday April 17th 2017, 10:00 AM

As a host of VIPs praised the Petra Nova project for capturing carbon dioxide from a coal plant and boosting oil output, one question went largely unanswered: What's next? [News Source]

Theresa May urged to honour climate and wildlife commitments.
Monday April 17th 2017, 10:00 AM

Celebrities and pressure groups warn UK prime minister against entering into ‘environmental race to the bottom’ to secure post-Brexit trade deals. [News Source]

Climate funds for world’s poorest slow to materialise.
Monday April 17th 2017, 10:00 AM

Climate change is making poor countries poorer, yet funding meant to address its economic consequences has been slow to materialise. Instead funding bodies are choosing to invest in green energy projects in middle-income countries. [News Source]

Climate change has local consequences, says UPEI.
Monday April 17th 2017, 10:00 AM

Climate change is a global problem, which can sometimes make it feel remote.   However, it can have real and local consequences. [News Source]

There is a chance we can mitigate the climate impact on Caribbean coral reefs.
Monday April 17th 2017, 10:00 AM

The waters of the Caribbean sea are particularly fertile for corals, but the warming of the waters and acidification due to climate change threaten to wipe out these ecosystems, which serve as environmental and economic drivers for coastal regions. [News Source]

Great Barrier Reef tourism: Caught between commerce and conservation alarm.
Monday April 17th 2017, 10:00 AM

More people than ever are coming to see the reef and those who make a living showing it off want the world to know it’s still a natural wonder. But they worry about its future, and that of their 64,000-strong industry. [News Source]