Global Warming and Climate Change News

Rajahmundry: New canal-top solar power project in West Godavari.
Saturday July 08th 2017, 10:00 AM

A canal-top solar power project of one mw capacity at a cost of Rs 8 crore will be coming up on Losari Main Canal at Gollavanitippa village of Bhimavaram rural mandal in West Godavari. [News Source]

A brief history of fake climate news in the mainstream media.
Saturday July 08th 2017, 10:00 AM

Last year, the New York Times called climate change “the most important story in the world.” So the Trump administration raised some eyebrows at a recent White House briefing when it turned to the newspaper of record for support in its effort to defend the president’s deeply unpopular decision to withdraw from the Paris climate agreement. [News Source]

As LA heat wave bakes Valley, residents say ‘cool pavement’ project is working.
Saturday July 08th 2017, 10:00 AM

When summer heat rippled through her asphalt neighborhood last year, Maria Jimenez and her three young children sweated in their bottom floor apartment with the AC off to save cash. [News Source]

The latest Republican conspiracy theory about environmental groups is a doozy.
Saturday July 08th 2017, 10:00 AM

House Science Committee Chairman Lamar Smith thinks that the Russian government is funding environmental groups in return for their activities to hinder U.S. oil and gas production. [News Source]

U.S. isolated over climate change.
Saturday July 08th 2017, 10:00 AM

World leaders have isolated U.S. President Donald Trump at the G20 summit over his climate sceptic stance, according to a draft communiqué seen by AFP Friday. [News Source]

Emperor penguins may disappear by the end of this century.
Saturday July 08th 2017, 10:00 AM

New model suggests their numbers could climb until 2050—before falling off a cliff. [News Source]

If we stopped emitting greenhouse gases right now, would we stop climate change?
Saturday July 08th 2017, 10:00 AM

Earth’s climate is changing rapidly. We know this from billions of observations, documented in thousands of journal papers and texts and summarized every few years by the United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. The primary cause of that change is the release of carbon dioxide from burning coal, oil and natural gas., Setting aside the politics, how much warming are we already locked into? [News Source]

Thousands of bulging methane bubbles could explode in Siberia.
Saturday July 08th 2017, 10:00 AM

Siberia's frozen landscape, locked in time for thousands of years, may be coming back to life in violent fashion. [News Source]

Wind energy has officially become cheaper than fossil fuels.
Saturday July 08th 2017, 10:00 AM

Industry leaders have estimated that the cost of producing energy using wind farms has dropped to around $100 per megawatt hour, making the energy source as cost effective as coal and nuclear energy. [News Source]

Tillerson to receive lifetime achievement award from oil industry at “Oympics of Petroleum” in istanbul.
Saturday July 08th 2017, 10:00 AM

After the G-20 summit winds down in Germany this weekend, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will swing by Turkey to be honored for his previous career as CEO of Exxon Mobil. [News Source]

Why the G-20 matters.
Saturday July 08th 2017, 10:00 AM

Even if you're not paying much attention to this week's Group of 20 summit, it's a good reminder of the major themes in geopolitics right now. And those themes are worth some attention. [News Source]