Global Warming and Climate Change News

25 fossil fuel producers responsible for half global emissions in past 3 decades.
Monday July 10th 2017, 10:00 AM

CDP traced the greenhouse gas emissions of 100 oil, coal and gas companies, together linked to 71% of emissions since 1988. Exxon is high on the Carbon Majors list. [News Source]

G20 leaders’ statement on climate change highlights rift with US.
Monday July 10th 2017, 10:00 AM

World leaders have made clear the US’s isolated stance on climate change, with 19 of the G20 countries affirming their commitment to the “irreversible” Paris climate agreement. [News Source]

Climate change and the uneasy future of Seychelles.
Monday July 10th 2017, 10:00 AM

Thanks to climate change, the ocean is no longer a friend of Seychelles. But can its reefs offer this embattled nation a lifeline? [News Source]

US isolated on climate at summit of world leaders.
Monday July 10th 2017, 10:00 AM

Leaders from the world's leading economies broke with U.S. President Donald Trump on climate policy at a G20 summit on Saturday, in a rare public admission of disagreement and blow to multilateral cooperation. [News Source]

That climate hiatus: what’s really going on.
Monday July 10th 2017, 10:00 AM

Some puzzles, like the climate hiatus, may seem entirely academic. But they do answer big questions about long-term warming predictions. [News Source]

Meet Trump’s G-20 ‘Sherpa.’
Monday July 10th 2017, 10:00 AM

As President Trump faced other leaders at the Group of 20 summit in Germany, his new "Sherpa" did the heavy dealmaking behind the scenes on everything from trade to climate and energy. [News Source]

Raging wildfires across California force nearly 8,000 to evacuate: ‘It was terrifying.’
Monday July 10th 2017, 10:00 AM

With a heat wave continuing to bake California and the rest of the West, wildfires forced nearly 8,000 people to dash for safety Sunday as flames destroyed homes and threatened thousands of structures. [News Source]

Canadian business must prepare for insurance in the age of climate change.
Monday July 10th 2017, 10:00 AM

As Canadian business has discovered, the threat of global warming is no longer confined to disappearing icebergs and distant islands. Today, the risks hit much closer to home. [News Source]

Electric car revolution: Calculating the cost of green motoring.
Monday July 10th 2017, 10:00 AM

Streets will be quieter, the air will be cleaner, people will spend less time at petrol stations and car factories might even return to Britain’s shores if the country switches to electric cars in a dramatic, widespread fashion. [News Source]

Trump left in cold over Paris climate agreement at end of G20 summit.
Monday July 10th 2017, 10:00 AM

Donald Trump was left isolated at the end of a fractious G20 summit in Hamburg, Germany, after every other world leader signed up to a declaration that the Paris climate agreement was irreversible following an unprecedented standoff. [News Source]

Hot, dry Madrid aims for a cooler, greener future.
Monday July 10th 2017, 10:00 AM

The goal is to create a so-called "green envelope," protecting Madrid from the effects of climate change. [News Source]