Global Warming and Climate Change News

Shipping companies face criminal charges after coal barges damage reef in Indonesian marine park.
Thursday July 13th 2017, 10:00 AM

The vessels broke loose in storms, destroying around 1,400 square meters of coral in Karimunjava National Park. [News Source]

Coal got knocked out in Calif. Now, gas is on the ropes.
Thursday July 13th 2017, 10:00 AM

A wave of regulatory reconsiderations of natural gas-fired power plants in California has renewables advocates cheering. [News Source]

Communities step up to help save Jamaica’s forests.
Thursday July 13th 2017, 10:00 AM

Between 1990 and 2010, Jamaica lost an average of 400 hectares or 0.12 percent of forest per year. In total, between 1990 and 2010, Jamaica lost 2.3 percent of its forest cover, or around 8,000 hectares. [News Source]

Turning the climate crisis into a TV love child of Jerry Springer and Judge Judy.
Thursday July 13th 2017, 10:00 AM

As a Trump appointee pushes for televised slanging match, a New York magazine cover story sparks a different debate - should we talk about how bad global warming could actually get? [News Source]

VIDEO: Just how big is this new, trillion ton antarctic iceberg, anyway?
Thursday July 13th 2017, 10:00 AM

Here are some size comparisons that may help you put it into context. [News Source]

Renewable power critic is chosen to head energy price review.
Thursday July 13th 2017, 10:00 AM

An academic who is a vocal critic of the price of renewable power is the government’s preferred choice to head a review of the financial cost of energy in the UK. [News Source]

Iconic coast threatened as rising seas ‘drown’ beaches.
Thursday July 13th 2017, 10:00 AM

Unstoppable sea-level rise is coming to California's iconic coastline, threatening to transform beaches, boardwalks and oceanfront cities known worldwide. It's a slow but steady peril, one state and local officials are just starting to address. [News Source]

Want to fight climate change? Have fewer children.
Thursday July 13th 2017, 10:00 AM

The greatest impact individuals can have in fighting climate change is to have one fewer child, according to a new study that identifies the most effective ways people can cut their carbon emissions. [News Source]

The drowning villages of Indonesia.
Thursday July 13th 2017, 10:00 AM

The water level rises ever higher with each passing year. Every high tide brings the sea into their homes. [News Source]

US cities, states and businesses pledge to measure emissions.
Thursday July 13th 2017, 10:00 AM

The coalition, led by Gov. Jerry Brown of California and Michael Bloomberg, a former mayor of New York, said it will work with experts to try to meet the targets of the Paris climate deal. [News Source]

The crime scene is underwater in Netflix’s new documentary thriller.
Thursday July 13th 2017, 10:00 AM

In “Chasing Coral,” scuba junkies and biologists get their hearts broken under the sea. [News Source]