Global Warming and Climate Change News

Morocco: Nomadic life in danger because of climate change.
Tuesday July 04th 2017, 10:00 AM

The rain, never plentiful, became even more sporadic. Temperatures got hotter. A dam choked another source of precious water, the Draa River. Not even the camels could endure. [News Source]

US may still meet Paris accord targets, UN chief says.
Tuesday July 04th 2017, 10:00 AM

Despite the U.S. withdrawal, several cities and states have stated their commitment to fighting climate change. [News Source]

Commentary: The end goal of Trump’s war on science.
Tuesday July 04th 2017, 10:00 AM

EPA head Scott Pruitt wants to undo Obama's environmental legacy. This is his smokescreen. [News Source]

What Trump is doing to allow oil drilling near New Jersey beaches.
Tuesday July 04th 2017, 10:00 AM

The U.S. Interior Department said it will begin rewriting the five-year oil drilling plan that currently excludes the Atlantic Ocean. [News Source]

Trump’s alarming environmental rollback: what’s been scrapped so far.
Tuesday July 04th 2017, 10:00 AM

Since January, the White House, Congress and EPA have engineered a dizzying reversal of regulations designed to protect the environment and public health. [News Source]

EPA’s Scott Pruitt is Trump’s most adept and dangerous hatchet man.
Tuesday July 04th 2017, 10:00 AM

Trump’s personal ineffectualness has not kept his administration from rapidly reversing the direction of the federal government in key areas, thanks to a few deft players who are implementing an aggressive ideological agenda. [News Source]

Swathes of south China under water, heat strikes north.
Tuesday July 04th 2017, 10:00 AM

Torrential rain lashed parts of central and south China on Monday, with floods damaging crops, forcing hundreds of thousands from their homes and killing at least 33, while the north wilted in a heat wave and drought-like conditions. [News Source]

Report: Global warming threatens North Carolina’s bees.
Tuesday July 04th 2017, 10:00 AM

Global warming and urbanization are threatening bee populations across the country. One factor in that threat is heat. At high temperatures, bees become unable to reproduce, fly or even walk. [News Source]

The Paris climate deal won’t save us – our future depends on de-growth.
Tuesday July 04th 2017, 10:00 AM

The success of the Paris climate deal depends on ‘negative emission’ technologies that have never been proven at scale. [News Source]

Rising temperatures could bump you from your flight. Thanks climate change.
Tuesday July 04th 2017, 10:00 AM

More heat waves in the future could mean flights get canceled, delayed or have to lose some weight. That weight could be you. [News Source]

Is inequality bad for the environment?
Tuesday July 04th 2017, 10:00 AM

From buying stuff to eating meat to wasting water, there is growing evidence that countries with a bigger gap between rich and poor do more harm to the planet and its climate. [News Source]