Global Warming and Climate Change News

US spy agencies wimp out on science of climate change, but still say it’s a security threat.
Friday May 12th 2017, 10:00 AM

Annual threat assessment also flags gene editing, semiconductor worries, and biodiversity loss. [News Source]

Coffee’s fate is getting jittery as climate change puts growing areas at risk.
Friday May 12th 2017, 10:00 AM

If global warming continues at its current pace, growing the beans in coffee-proud Puerto Rico could be impossible in as little as 50 years, a new study says. [News Source]

Did global warming really ‘pause’ during the 2000s?
Friday May 12th 2017, 10:00 AM

A new study explains why the controversial hiatus doesn’t amount to much. [News Source]

Three reasons to believe in China’s renewable energy boom.
Friday May 12th 2017, 10:00 AM

It has atrocious air pollution. It fears climate change. And it wants to be a "manufacturing monster" in renewables too. [News Source]

EU and China to hold summit on June 2, focus on climate.
Friday May 12th 2017, 10:00 AM

The European Union and China will hold a summit in Brussels on June 2, four EU officials said, the first since the election of U.S. President Donald Trump that has united the two economic powers against global warming and trade protectionism. [News Source]

Tillerson, at Arctic meeting, signs document affirming need for action on climate change.
Friday May 12th 2017, 10:00 AM

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson signed his name Thursday to a document that affirms the need for international action against climate change. [News Source]

Water companies losing vast amounts through leakage, as drought fears rise.
Friday May 12th 2017, 10:00 AM

Customers are being asked to save water, but more than 20% of water is lost before it reaches homes and leakage levels are not declining, Guardian analysis shows. [News Source]

New York threatens to spoil Trump’s push for fossil fuels.
Friday May 12th 2017, 10:00 AM

Forget the climate warriors of California. The state best positioned to spoil Donald Trump’s plan to unleash America’s fossil-fuel resources may be New York. [News Source]

US Glacier national park losing its glaciers with just 26 of 150 left.
Friday May 12th 2017, 10:00 AM

It’s now “inevitable” that the contiguous United States will lose all of its glaciers within a matter of decades, according to scientists who have revealed the precipitous shrinkage of dozens of glaciers in Montana. [News Source]

Trump’s intel agencies tell Congress that climate change poses national security threats.
Friday May 12th 2017, 10:00 AM

Shhh... don't tell Trump, Pruitt, Zinke, Perry, Bannon or really anyone in the Trump administration. [News Source]

Tillerson gives nod at Arctic meet to climate change action.
Friday May 12th 2017, 10:00 AM

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson signed an agreement recognizing the landmark Paris climate accord at a meeting of Arctic nations in Alaska on Thursday, but said President Donald Trump was not rushing to decide whether to leave or weaken U.S. commitments to the pact. [News Source]