Global Warming and Climate Change News

As the UK plans to phase out petrol cars, is Australia being left behind?
Monday July 31st 2017, 10:00 AM

Britain has joined France and India in trying to ban the sale of diesel and petrol cars, but some say Australia’s size makes the transition too difficult. [News Source]

Carbon emissions: Artificial intelligence used to fight deforestation in Congo.
Monday July 31st 2017, 10:00 AM

A new technique using artificial intelligence to predict where deforestation is most likely to occur could help the Democratic Republic of Congo preserve its shrinking rainforest and cut carbon emissions, researchers have said. [News Source]

How Congress is cementing Trump’s anti-climate orders into law.
Monday July 31st 2017, 10:00 AM

These 'cynical' efforts are mostly flying under the radar, but they could short-circuit lawsuits and make it harder to restore environmental protections. [News Source]

Why Greece has been slow to embrace clean energy.
Monday July 31st 2017, 10:00 AM

Odysseus may have seen the winds as a curse. But on the Greek island of Tilos, they're a blessing. [News Source]

Bison returned from the brink just in time for climate change.
Monday July 31st 2017, 10:00 AM

The ranchers bringing back the iconic beast have a healthy, trendy, profitable meat—and, some say, an answer for global warming. [News Source]

4 ways critics plan to attack climate science.
Monday July 31st 2017, 10:00 AM

For every move the Trump administration makes to unravel greenhouse gas regulations, the endangerment finding is the mechanism through which a future president could re-establish climate rules on power plants and other emission sources. [News Source]

Al Gore: ‘The rich have subverted all reason.’
Monday July 31st 2017, 10:00 AM

With the sequel to his blockbuster documentary An Inconvenient Truth about to be released, Al Gore tells Carole Cadwalladr how his role at the forefront of the fight against climate change consumes his life. [News Source]

Britain joins the shift to electric cars.
Monday July 31st 2017, 10:00 AM

France, Norway and India have already said they want to eliminate gas and diesel vehicles. [News Source]

Ultimate bogs: How saving peatlands could help save the planet.
Monday July 31st 2017, 10:00 AM

They are one of the harshest environments on the planet and also one of the most important in terms of carbon storage. New research hopes to reveal the role these threatened bogs could play in the climate change story. [News Source]

What’s missing from “An Inconvenient Sequel,” Al Gore’s new climate-change documentary.
Monday July 31st 2017, 10:00 AM

The news, Gore says, has become “like a nature hike through the Book of Revelation.” But is fear enough to spur us to action? [News Source]

At EPA museum, history might be in for a change.
Monday July 31st 2017, 10:00 AM

“The future ain’t what it used to be at the EPA,” Scott Pruitt is fond of saying. As it turns out, the past may not be what it once was, either. [News Source]