Global Warming and Climate Change News

Climate change to cause humid heatwaves that will kill even healthy people.
Thursday August 03rd 2017, 10:00 AM

If warming is not tackled, levels of humid heat that can kill within hours will affect millions across south Asia within decades, analysis finds. [News Source]

‘America is fiddling around’: Jerry Brown says Trump is fueling California’s climate push.
Thursday August 03rd 2017, 10:00 AM

When President Trump withdrew the United States from the Paris climate agreement, it stunned the world. But it also had a less predictable effect: turning California Gov. Jerry Brown (D) into Trump’s antithesis and furthering his own climate-crusading agenda. [News Source]

Suits seek to stop climate change.
Thursday August 03rd 2017, 10:00 AM

The courts offer hope in game-changing climate lawsuits. [News Source]

What happened next to the giant Larsen C iceberg?
Thursday August 03rd 2017, 10:00 AM

Scientists have revealed exactly how the trillion-tonne A68 iceberg broke free of the Antarctic ice shelf last month - and say it has spawned smaller icebergs. [News Source]

Activists aim to turn Sun Belt into front line on climate.
Thursday August 03rd 2017, 10:00 AM

In the sweltering Sun Belt, workers laboring outdoors are wrestling with the personal and political consequences of a worsening environment. [News Source]

Germany’s long goodbye to coal despite Merkel’s green push.
Thursday August 03rd 2017, 10:00 AM

Burning coal for power looks set to remain the backbone of Germany's energy supply for decades yet, an apparent contrast to Chancellor Angela Merkel's ambitions for Europe's biggest economy to be a role model in tackling climate change. [News Source]

Heat waves creeping toward deadly heat-humidity threshold.
Thursday August 03rd 2017, 10:00 AM

As global temperatures rise, river valleys in South Asia will face the highest risk of heat waves that reach the limits of human survivability, a new study shows. [News Source]

The moral panic around climate change means the facts are always skewed.
Thursday August 03rd 2017, 10:00 AM

So which is it? Is there too much ice in the Arctic or not enough? It’s convenient that climate change can be blamed both for too much ice in the Arctic in June and too little in July. [News Source]

As the Northwest boils, an aversion to air-conditioners wilts.
Thursday August 03rd 2017, 10:00 AM

In a sweltering Portland and other cities facing record-threatening heat, people have gradually and quietly embraced the technology. [News Source]

This strange spot in the Atlantic is resisting global warming. Scientists think they know why.
Thursday August 03rd 2017, 10:00 AM

Scientists may have found out what’s causing a worrying ‘warming hole’ over the Atlantic Ocean. [News Source]

New video visualizes a century of global warming in just 35 seconds.
Thursday August 03rd 2017, 10:00 AM

In just 35 seconds, a new video illustrates how drastically temperatures in each of the world’s 191 countries have changed over the last century. [News Source]