Global Warming and Climate Change News

A kinda, sorta environmental summer reading list.
Monday July 03rd 2017, 10:00 AM

Are books still a thing? Yup. Our staff’s summer picks. [News Source]

Obama rues loss of ‘American leadership’ on climate change.
Monday July 03rd 2017, 10:00 AM

Speaking at a conference in Indonesia, Mr. Obama indirectly criticized President Trump for pulling out of the Paris climate agreement. [News Source]

‘Chasing Coral’ documents destruction of coral reefs.
Monday July 03rd 2017, 10:00 AM

In the new documentary “Chasing Coral,” a team of photographers, divers and scientists analyze more than 650 hours of underwater footage to illustrate the real-time effects warming seas. [News Source]

Increased tropical zone will lead to droughts, heatwaves.
Monday July 03rd 2017, 10:00 AM

The Earth’s waistline is bulging and the tropical atmosphere is expanding towards Australia, which could have disastrous consequences. [News Source]

Rendering plant overwhelmed by dead cows, causing crisis for farmers.
Monday July 03rd 2017, 10:00 AM

Farmers in Fresno, Kings and Tulare counties are disposing of hundreds of cows that died in the June heat wave, overwhelming the region’s largest rendering plant. [News Source]

GOP chairmen may join Dems to preserve Obama auto regs.
Monday July 03rd 2017, 10:00 AM

At least one top Senate Republican is working with Democrats hoping to safeguard Obama-era fuel economy standards from Trump administration rollbacks. [News Source]

Oh boy, Florida residents can now challenge the science taught in public schools.
Monday July 03rd 2017, 10:00 AM

Last week, Republican Gov. Rick Scott signed legislation that makes it easier for any Florida resident to object to classroom materials they don't like. [News Source]

Trump to be odd man out amid climate talks at G20 summit.
Monday July 03rd 2017, 10:00 AM

While President Trump’s bogus claims about climate change policy are likely to be mocked by other G20 leaders, his war against America’s climate scientists will remain no laughing matter. [News Source]

Germany produced record 35 percent of power from renewables in first half.
Monday July 03rd 2017, 10:00 AM

Germany raised the proportion of its power produced by renewable energy to 35 percent in the first half of 2017 from 33 percent the previous year, according to the BEE renewable energy association. [News Source]

Stephen Hawking says Donald Trump risks ‘turning Earth into Venus’ with 250 degree temperature.
Monday July 03rd 2017, 10:00 AM

Professor Stephen Hawking has slammed President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw the United States from the Paris climate accord and said it could lead to a "tipping point" that "turns Earth into Venus". [News Source]

China taps ‘combustible ice’ for energy.
Monday July 03rd 2017, 10:00 AM

China is drilling deep into the ocean floor in the hope of tapping vast deposits of a frozen fossil fuel known as “combustible ice,” but it would be years before it is part of the global energy mix. [News Source]