Global Warming and Climate Change News

Air pollution deaths expected to rise because of climate change.
Tuesday August 01st 2017, 10:00 AM

New research predicts that air pollution worsened by climate change will cost tens of thousands of lives if changes are not made. [News Source]

Court tells EPA to enforce Obama methane pollution rule.
Tuesday August 01st 2017, 10:00 AM

A federal court told the Environmental Protection Agency Monday that it has to enforce an Obama administration methane pollution rule. [News Source]

Suicides of nearly 60,000 Indian farmers linked to climate change, study claims.
Tuesday August 01st 2017, 10:00 AM

Rising temperatures and the resultant stress on India’s agricultural sector may have contributed to increase in suicides over the past 30 years, research shows. [News Source]

The worst of economic times in Canada, and the best, too.
Tuesday August 01st 2017, 10:00 AM

Is Canada, with its ponderous approvals process for major resource-extraction projects and inter-provincial bickering over who can build a pipeline where, trapping itself in the corner of its own best intentions? Yes. [News Source]

Seas rise, trees die: Climate change before your eyes.
Tuesday August 01st 2017, 10:00 AM

They're called "ghost forests" — dead trees along vast swaths of coastline invaded by rising seas, something scientists call one of the most visible markers of climate change. [News Source]

Have we already blown our carbon budget?
Tuesday August 01st 2017, 10:00 AM

Clear climate protection benchmarks - like a set amount of carbon we can release before unmanageable impacts set in - make a complex topic easier to grasp. But headlines don't always get the details right. [News Source]

Planet has just 5 percent chance of reaching Paris climate goal, study says.
Tuesday August 01st 2017, 10:00 AM

Researchers find that economic, emissions and population trends point to very small chance Earth will avoid warming more than 2C by century’s end. [News Source]

Climate talk must go beyond being anti-pipeline, outgoing environment minister says.
Tuesday August 01st 2017, 10:00 AM

Ontario's outgoing environment minister says Canada must transform its energy sources if it's going to meet promises to cut greenhouse gas emissions. [News Source]

We only have a 5 percent chance of avoiding ‘dangerous’ global warming, a study finds.
Tuesday August 01st 2017, 10:00 AM

While limiting warming to 2 degrees is seeming unlikely, and 1.5 degrees nearly impossible, staying within something like 2.5 degrees still seems quite possible if there’s concerted action. [News Source]

Trump’s fossil-fueled foreign policy.
Tuesday August 01st 2017, 10:00 AM

Donald Trump will do whatever it takes to prolong the reign of fossil fuels by sabotaging efforts to curb carbon emissions and promoting the global consumption of U.S. oil, coal, and natural gas. [News Source]

US and German scientists calculate "committed warming" that cannot be stopped.
Tuesday August 01st 2017, 10:00 AM

Colorado-based scientists and German partners found locked-in warming already is approaching targets set in Paris climate agreement. [News Source]