Global Warming and Climate Change News

EPA’s dangerous anti-regulatory policies.
Sunday July 02nd 2017, 10:00 AM

This week, while attention was focussed on the Senate’s health-care bill, the Trump Administration continued to quietly do the one thing it does well: wreak havoc on the environment. [News Source]

Life along the vanishing shorelines of the Solomon Islands – in pictures.
Sunday July 02nd 2017, 10:00 AM

The island of Naghotano in the Solomon Islands, about 80km away from Honiara the capital, is around a kilometre square and home to about 600 people. As the population grows, rising sea levels are chewing away at Naghotano and the other islands of the Pacific archipelago year after year causing increasingly unstable shorelines. ‘The island used to have a large shoreline with many trees,’ one of the locals explained. With the trees that once stood on solid ground being washed away by the sea, the village becomes more vulnerable to storms and high tides. [News Source]

Ok, now it’s serious. Global warming is messing with ‘Game of Thrones’ filming.
Sunday July 02nd 2017, 10:00 AM

Winter may be coming, but it's getting milder with time, according to "Game of Thrones" star. [News Source]

West Coast waters on acid trip; fishing industry in peril.
Sunday July 02nd 2017, 10:00 AM

Hotspots of ocean acidification have been found in the waters that wash onto the shores of the West Coast, a major concern for the region’s billion dollar fishing industry as well as the region’s potentially fragile coastal ecosystems. [News Source]

Good news, despite what you’ve heard.
Sunday July 02nd 2017, 10:00 AM

Cheer up: Despite the gloom, the world truly is becoming a better place. Indeed, 2017 is likely to be the best year in the history of humanity. [News Source]

Vulnerable ‘chokepoints’ threaten global food supply, warns report.
Sunday July 02nd 2017, 10:00 AM

Fourteen critical bottlenecks, from roads to ports to shipping lanes, are increasingly at risk from climate change, say analysts. [News Source]

Counseled by industry, not staff, EPA chief is off to a blazing start.
Sunday July 02nd 2017, 10:00 AM

Much of President Trump’s policy agenda is mired in delay, but Scott Pruitt has already achieved a major regulatory rollback. [News Source]