Global Warming and Climate Change News

Global warming reduces protein in rice, wheat.
Wednesday August 02nd 2017, 10:00 AM

Rising carbon dioxide levels from global warming will drastically reduce the amount of protein in staple crops like rice and wheat, leaving vulnerable populations at risk of stunted growth and early death, experts warned Wednesday. [News Source]

9 states deciding whether to tighten power plant emissions rules in RGGI.
Wednesday August 02nd 2017, 10:00 AM

Members of the RGGI cap-and-trade program talk tough on climate change. What they decide now will reflect on states’ ability to counter Trump’s climate rollbacks. [News Source]

Climate change is the leading cause of moose and loon population decline in New Hampshire.
Wednesday August 02nd 2017, 10:00 AM

Climate change, which is causing rising temperatures, increased severe weather events, and shrinking habitats, negatively impactis the moose and loon populations of New Hampshire more than any other factors., Climate change, which is causing rising temperatures, increased severe weather events, and shrinking habitats, negatively impacts the moose and loon populations of New Hampshire more than any other factors. [News Source]

Utilities companies won’t let you sell your own solar power. Why not?
Wednesday August 02nd 2017, 10:00 AM

The electric utility sector is broken - but the transformation we need will be virtually impossible so long as a handful of wealthy elites are calling the shots. [News Source]

ISIS and global warming are considered top security threats by most of the world.
Wednesday August 02nd 2017, 10:00 AM

People around the world consider climate change to be a top security threat - and in some cases the biggest threat, according to a survey published Tuesday by Pew Research Center. [News Source]

California may see more rainfall over the next century.
Wednesday August 02nd 2017, 10:00 AM

New research by Robert Allen, a climatologist at the University of California, Riverside, suggests that climate change may actually result in more precipitation – and more floods and storms. [News Source]

A freezing swim to call attention to warming waters.
Wednesday August 02nd 2017, 10:00 AM

Lewis Pugh, a British endurance swimmer, swam 22 minutes in the freezing Arctic Ocean to call attention to climate change’s effect on the world’s oceans. [News Source]

Taking on Adani is not just about climate change. It’s taking back power from corporate plutocracy.
Wednesday August 02nd 2017, 10:00 AM

The Adani Group almost seems like a crudely drawn corporate villain. And we should be thankful for the chance to reclaim the fight. [News Source]

CU-Boulder team studies how primates adapt to climate change.
Wednesday August 02nd 2017, 10:00 AM

They are big-eyed and adorable and may hold the key to how primates can adapt to climate change. [News Source]

Oil companies outspent environmentalists during California’s climate change negotiations.
Wednesday August 02nd 2017, 10:00 AM

Oil companies spent $2.5 million lobbying during negotiations over California climate policies this summer, according to new disclosures. [News Source]

Coalition uses cow farts to target oilpatch.
Wednesday August 02nd 2017, 10:00 AM

A new coalition of environmental, business and labour groups wants Albertans to know: methane is so much more than just cow farts. [News Source]