Global Warming and Climate Change News

NRG sees cash in its future as it moves from renewables.
Friday July 14th 2017, 10:00 AM

NRG Energy Inc., no stranger to dramatic overhauls, is embarking on a new plan to cut costs and boost cash while looking to narrow or even exit its well-known renewables business. [News Source]

California rightly taking lead on climate.
Friday July 14th 2017, 10:00 AM

As President Trump and his Cabinet continue to ignore the economic benefits of clean energy and economic costs of climate change, it’s clear now that it’s up to states, cities and businesses to lead where our federal government refuses to do so. [News Source]

Enforcement pick shrugs off conflict-of-interest concerns.
Friday July 14th 2017, 10:00 AM

President Trump's pick to lead U.S. EPA's enforcement office is promising to avoid politics and enforce the law if confirmed to the job. [News Source]

Scientists see proposed climate debates as a trap.
Friday July 14th 2017, 10:00 AM

Climate scientists are perplexed by U.S. EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt's plans to challenge their work. They see it as a trap with no escape. [News Source]

Donald Trump offers hand of friendship to Emmanuel Macron on Paris visit.
Friday July 14th 2017, 10:00 AM

Donald Trump has made a gushing show of friendship to the French leader, Emmanuel Macron, asserting that the two leaders could work together despite clear differences on climate change. [News Source]

5 things to know about the iceberg.
Friday July 14th 2017, 10:00 AM

Scientists have cautioned that the story of the iceberg, which will be known as A68, is nuanced. [News Source]

The loudest smallest voices are raising the alarm on climate change.
Friday July 14th 2017, 10:00 AM

Stepping Up is a new podcast that highlights the stories of climate advocates who are stepping up their game in unexpected ways. [News Source]

US ‘will become one of the world’s top gas exporters by 2020.’
Friday July 14th 2017, 10:00 AM

The American shale gas revolution will enjoy a second wind as rapid growth in domestic production sees the US join the world’s club of top gas exporters, a leading energy authority has predicted. [News Source]

Florida may break from scientists who issued climate change warning about Everglades.
Friday July 14th 2017, 10:00 AM

The state of Florida is threatening to stop cooperating with a team of independent scientists that monitors progress on Everglades restoration for Congress. [News Source]

Electric cars to account for all new vehicle sales in Europe by 2035.
Friday July 14th 2017, 10:00 AM

All new cars sold in Europe will be electric within less than two decades, driven by government support, falling battery costs and economies of scale, a Dutch bank has predicted. [News Source]

The cynical and dishonest denial of climate change has to end: it’s time for leadership.
Friday July 14th 2017, 10:00 AM

Absence of climate and energy policy has left Australia lagging dangerously behind, missing out on investment and facing major electricity disruptions. [News Source]