Global Warming and Climate Change News

The Observer view on curbing air pollution.
Monday May 08th 2017, 10:00 AM

The government has been dilatory in the extreme in dealing with one of the most pernicious health hazards afflicting this country. [News Source]

Brexit and energy: Does ‘taking back control’ mean losing power?
Monday May 08th 2017, 10:00 AM

The prospect of departure from the EU has thrown several key power projects - from emissions trading and undersea cables to nuclear research - into question. [News Source]

Worried world urges Trump not to pull out of Paris climate agreement.
Monday May 08th 2017, 10:00 AM

Donald Trump’s scorched-earth approach to environmental protections has shocked current and former government officials overseas who are waiting nervously to see whether the US will destabilize the Paris climate agreement by pulling out of the deal. [News Source]

Australian push may open more doors for batteries on power grids.
Monday May 08th 2017, 10:00 AM

Battery makers worldwide are watching to see whether Australia's most wind power-dependent state can keep the lights on by installing grid-scale batteries by December, which could help drive the growth of renewable energy across Australia and Asia. [News Source]

Here’s what you can do to fight global warming, beyond changing lightbulbs.
Monday May 08th 2017, 10:00 AM

Taking collective action and ending climate silence are more impactful than personal greening, because whereas the latter is linear, the first two are exponential. [News Source]

How to fix climate change: Put cities, not countries, in charge.
Monday May 08th 2017, 10:00 AM

It can’t be left to dysfunctional nation states to tackle - but as Oslo and Seoul have shown, metropolitan centres can rise to the challenge of global warming. [News Source]

A new idea on how Earth became a giant snowball.
Monday May 08th 2017, 10:00 AM

A cool climate, sulfur and volcanism may have thrust the planet into an extreme glacial state. [News Source]

Obama to discuss climate change in Italy.
Monday May 08th 2017, 10:00 AM

Former President Barack Obama is traveling to Italy, where he will speak this week about food security and climate change. [News Source]

EPA just scrubbed even more mentions of climate from its website.
Monday May 08th 2017, 10:00 AM

The agency has said it is updating the site to better reflect the Trump administration's priorities. [News Source]