Global Warming and Climate Change News

Does methane rule review shut out public input?
Wednesday April 19th 2017, 10:00 AM

The deadline for Interior's review of the Methane and Waste Prevention Rule is quickly approaching. Supporters wonder they'll have a chance to weigh in on expected changes. [News Source]

White House meeting on Paris climate deal postponed.
Wednesday April 19th 2017, 10:00 AM

A White House meeting that was to help determine whether the United States should withdraw from the Paris climate accord has been postponed, a White House official said on Tuesday. [News Source]

Changing minds on a changing climate.
Wednesday April 19th 2017, 10:00 AM

Reddit online commenters point to reasons they went from being climate contrarians to having confidence in mainstream climate science. [News Source]

State climate protection advocates see a future if people want it.
Wednesday April 19th 2017, 10:00 AM

State environmental activists believe there can be a future, both for jobs in Connecticut and for life on Earth, as long as people are willing to unite for a cause and find common ground. [News Source]

Climate activists plot how to turn anti-Trump rage into anti-Trump votes.
Wednesday April 19th 2017, 10:00 AM

A big march in Washington this month will get headlines, but the real action, green groups believe, needs to make waves on election days. [News Source]

Science strikes back: Anti-Trump march set to draw thousands to Washington.
Wednesday April 19th 2017, 10:00 AM

Scientists are ditching their labs for the streets in a mass protest against the Trump administration’s war on facts, but will the effort resonate with skeptics? [News Source]

Federal utility CEO: Coal plants not reopening under Trump.
Wednesday April 19th 2017, 10:00 AM

The CEO of the nation's biggest public utility said Tuesday that the agency isn't going to reopen coal-fired power plants under President Donald Trump, who has promised a comeback for the downtrodden coal industry. [News Source]

Your guide to who’s who in the Paris Agreement showdown.
Wednesday April 19th 2017, 10:00 AM

President Trump's top advisers will meet in the White House today to resolve a monthslong conflict about whether the United States should quit or continue with the Paris climate agreement. [News Source]

Amid business ties, some fund firms eased proxy pressure.
Wednesday April 19th 2017, 10:00 AM

Several big fund firms supported challenges on executive pay or climate disclosures less frequently where they had business ties to energy companies and utilities, according to a new study released on Tuesday. [News Source]

3M-year-old sediment tells the story of today’s climate.
Wednesday April 19th 2017, 10:00 AM

In 2009, studies of deep sediment layers from a largely unknown, unexplored lake in the tundra of Russia's eastern Arctic released a flood of new evidence about what global warming had done to the Arctic 3 million years ago. [News Source]

Extreme weather more likely to hit Alberta as temperatures heat up.
Wednesday April 19th 2017, 10:00 AM

Extreme weather events are more likely to hit Alberta and tourism will be significantly impacted by a gradually-warming province, according to some of Alberta’s leading scientists on the subject. [News Source]