Global Warming and Climate Change News

Environmentalists are urging the USDA to reject this genetically engineered eucalyptus tree.
Wednesday August 09th 2017, 10:00 AM

A genetically engineered, freeze-tolerant eucalyptus tree is moving closer to receiving approval from the USDA. [News Source]

Summer on steroids: Fires, devilish heat waves, and floods.
Wednesday August 09th 2017, 10:00 AM

Welcome to the summer of the future. [News Source]

Disaster and neglect in Louisiana.
Wednesday August 09th 2017, 10:00 AM

Climate change fueled an unprecedented storm. A year later, Baton Rouge's most vulnerable are still picking up the pieces. [News Source]

Climate change is already happening in Costa Rica.
Wednesday August 09th 2017, 10:00 AM

Costa Ricans have a front-row seat to the havoc climate change is already causing. No wonder they’re moved to action. [News Source]

Court tosses an Obama-era climate rule that Trump had defended.
Wednesday August 09th 2017, 10:00 AM

The Trump administration’s attempt to defend one aspect of Barack Obama’s climate agenda failed as a federal court tossed a regulation to limit harmful chemicals used in air conditioners and refrigerators. [News Source]

In leaking a federal climate change report, scientists send a message to Trump: Global warming is real.
Wednesday August 09th 2017, 10:00 AM

In leaking the report, scientists within the government ensured that their work would reach the public, serving as a check on the administration in case it did indeed try to trump science with politics. [News Source]

Exclusive: US envoys told to be coy on re-engaging in Paris climate deal.
Wednesday August 09th 2017, 10:00 AM

U.S. diplomats should sidestep questions from foreign governments on what it would take for the Trump administration to re-engage in the global Paris climate agreement, according to a diplomatic cable. [News Source]

Make climate great again, Mr. President.
Wednesday August 09th 2017, 10:00 AM

President Donald Trump and his band of climate deniers are stealing our time. They are, quite literally, snuffing out our world and our children's future. [News Source]

Leak of climate change report could do damage, scientists say.
Wednesday August 09th 2017, 10:00 AM

Several authors of an important, as-yet-unpublished climate change report say that a leak of the document could impede the upcoming approval process. [News Source]

July was record hot for parts of Alaska and the West.
Wednesday August 09th 2017, 10:00 AM

July was record warm for the northernmost city in Alaska and the hottest month on record for the globe at Death Valley. [News Source]

Climate report could force Trump to choose between science and his base.
Wednesday August 09th 2017, 10:00 AM

The looming publication of a climate report again raises a contentious policy issue that has deeply divided President Trump’s closest advisers since he arrived in the Oval Office. [News Source]