Global Warming and Climate Change News

China wants fish, so Africa goes hungry.
Thursday May 04th 2017, 10:00 AM

Mechanized fleets scour the oceans clean, destroying fisheries and breaking international law with little chance of repercussions. [News Source]

Mangroves optimized: How to make coastal habitats sequester even more carbon.
Thursday May 04th 2017, 10:00 AM

Reducing pollution, protecting predators, and restoring natural hydrologies offer a tremendous opportunity for carbon storage beyond the basic strategies of protection and restoration. [News Source]

The weather in the Northern Hemisphere will be especially strange in early May.
Thursday May 04th 2017, 10:00 AM

Be wary of a wave number 6 pattern. [News Source]

Two thirds of Canada’s electricity now comes from renewable energy.
Thursday May 04th 2017, 10:00 AM

Canada substantially boosted its renewable electricity capacity over the past decade, and has now emerged as the second largest producer of hydroelectricty in the world, a new report said Wednesday. [News Source]

New York Times wants to offer diverse opinions. But on climate, facts are facts.
Thursday May 04th 2017, 10:00 AM

Facts, truth and opinion, always at the heart of journalism, are now the cause of an existential crisis over why it exists. [News Source]

NATO urges global fight against climate change as Trump mulls Paris accord.
Thursday May 04th 2017, 10:00 AM

Climate change poses a global security threat that all countries must fight together, a NATO general said on Wednesday, as U.S. President Donald Trump nears a decision on whether to pull out of the Paris climate deal. [News Source]

Growing Antarctic crack primes Delaware-sized iceberg.
Thursday May 04th 2017, 10:00 AM

A crack that could create an iceberg the size of Delaware - and destabilize one of the largest ice shelves in the Antarctic - has branched out and begun to widen more quickly, a scientist said on Wednesday. [News Source]

Wood pellet fuel deemed ‘carbon neutral’ in US spending bill.
Thursday May 04th 2017, 10:00 AM

A week after President Donald Trump vowed to impose new tariffs on Canadian lumber imports to help the U.S. timber industry, lawmakers passed a spending bill that could push U.S. government agencies to promote burning wood pellets to fuel power plants. [News Source]

Climate of unintended consequences.
Thursday May 04th 2017, 10:00 AM

Do-something impulses and eco-cure boosterism turbocharged by government and subsidized business can do great harm. [News Source]

Black climate marchers accuse Trump of environmental racism.
Thursday May 04th 2017, 10:00 AM

Among the throngs of Blacks marching from the Capitol to the White House, concerns over environmental racism, toxic schools, and poor air and water quality in Black neighborhoods rang high. [News Source]

Chugach Alaska Corporation sells carbon credits to California.
Thursday May 04th 2017, 10:00 AM

In its largest lands endeavor to date, Chugach helps preserve Prince William Sound through California's cap-and-trade program. [News Source]