Global Warming and Climate Change News

Adani is not just another coalmine, it is a turning point for the nation.
Tuesday April 18th 2017, 10:00 AM

If the government approves this monstrous mine it will be committing environmental treason against every Australian who values our farmers, our coasts, our bush and our way of life. [News Source]

EPA moves to undo tougher pollution limits on coal plants.
Tuesday April 18th 2017, 10:00 AM

The Trump administration is moving to rewrite Obama-era rules limiting water pollution from coal-fired power plants. [News Source]

Receding glacier causes immense Canadian river to vanish in four days.
Tuesday April 18th 2017, 10:00 AM

First ever observed case of ‘river piracy’ saw the Slims river disappear as intense glacier melt suddenly diverted its flow into another watercourse. [News Source]

Fight like your world depends on it: Al Gore makes powerful call to action in sequel.
Tuesday April 18th 2017, 10:00 AM

More than a decade after releasing the groundbreaking climate change documentary, An Inconvenient Truth, former U.S. vice president Al Gore has done it again. [News Source]

Trump advisers to meet Tuesday to discuss Paris climate agreement.
Tuesday April 18th 2017, 10:00 AM

President Donald Trump's top advisers will meet on Tuesday to discuss whether to recommend that he withdraw the United States from the Paris climate accord, a White House official said on Monday. [News Source]

Climate change dogging Republicans at town halls.
Tuesday April 18th 2017, 10:00 AM

A new issue is pushing its way into Republican town hall meetings already boiling over with anger over health care, the refugee ban and Trump's ties to Russia: climate change. [News Source]

Is it O.K. to engineer the environment to fight climate change?
Tuesday April 18th 2017, 10:00 AM

Scientists are investigating whether releasing tons of particulates into the atmosphere might be good for the planet. Not everyone thinks this is a good idea. [News Source]

All signs point to warmer, wetter future in Monadnock Region.
Tuesday April 18th 2017, 10:00 AM

Debating the existence of climate change may be a provocative exercise in politics these days, but scientists and environmentalists, including many in the Monadnock Region, have long since moved on to studying its effects. [News Source]

The future of fighting wildfires in the era of climate change.
Tuesday April 18th 2017, 10:00 AM

Thinning and suppression aren’t working, and fire scientists now say we need to let fires burn to help landscapes adapt to climate change — while controlling development in the red zone to limit damage. [News Source]

US West enters ‘new era’ of unstoppable wildfires because of climate change, experts warn.
Tuesday April 18th 2017, 10:00 AM

'This is bigger than us and we're going to have to adapt to wildfire, rather than the other way around.' [News Source]

Sea level rise could send US ‘climate migrants’ fleeing to these cities.
Tuesday April 18th 2017, 10:00 AM

Sea level rise is typically thought of as a coastal problem, with cities from New York to San Francisco pondering new coastal defenses such as sea walls and sturdier buildings. [News Source]