Global Warming and Climate Change News

Austin think tank seeks to unravel Obama-era climate change policy.
Wednesday May 03rd 2017, 10:00 AM

A conservative-minded Texas think tank is asking the U.S. EPA to revisit its 2009 finding that human-caused greenhouse gas emissions are a danger to human health and welfare. [News Source]

The Larsen C ice shelf crack just sprouted a new branch.
Wednesday May 03rd 2017, 10:00 AM

The most-watched ice shelf in the world continues to break apart due to warm air and water. [News Source]

23 environmental rules rolled back in Trump’s first 100 days.
Wednesday May 03rd 2017, 10:00 AM

We’ve tracked the major environmental policies and decisions the Trump administration and Congress have rolled back so far. [News Source]

Insiders blast big EPA website changes as ‘willful ignorance.’
Wednesday May 03rd 2017, 10:00 AM

Will a "revised" EPA website contain scientific misinformation on climate change? [News Source]

In the Trump White House, the momentum has turned against the Paris climate agreement.
Wednesday May 03rd 2017, 10:00 AM

Foes of the Paris climate agreement have gained the upper hand in the ongoing White House debate over whether the U.S. should pull out of the historic pact, according to participants in the discussions and those briefed on the deliberations, although President Trump has yet to make a final decision. [News Source]

Nebraska to become battleground over fate of Keystone XL pipeline project.
Wednesday May 03rd 2017, 10:00 AM

Landowners and activists expected to descend on town of York on Wednesday for first public meeting on proposed construction after Trump revived it. [News Source]

White House leaning toward exiting Paris Agreement by next week, sources say.
Wednesday May 03rd 2017, 10:00 AM

In the tug-of-war over the historic climate agreement, EPA chief Scott Pruitt and chief strategist Steve Bannon appear to be winning. [News Source]

Uh oh: The rift that’s about to cleave off a massive Antarctic iceberg has a sibling.
Wednesday May 03rd 2017, 10:00 AM

There are now two cracks threatening to transform an Antarctic ice shelf. [News Source]

As Arctic ice vanishes, new shipping routes open.
Wednesday May 03rd 2017, 10:00 AM

As global warming melts sea ice across the Arctic, shipping routes once thought impossible -- including directly over the North Pole -- may open up by midcentury. But high costs may keep the new routes from being used right away. [News Source]

A warmer, drier Edmonton: City addresses next steps to adapt to climate change.
Wednesday May 03rd 2017, 10:00 AM

Retrofitting buildings and new energy efficient programs are all part of the city’s plans to reduce emissions as Edmonton becomes warmer and drier. [News Source]

The rise of “kinder, gentler” climate-change deniers.
Wednesday May 03rd 2017, 10:00 AM

Bret Stephens might seem reasonable compared to conspiracy theorists, but his stealth denial is far more damaging. [News Source]