Global Warming and Climate Change News

More GOP lawmakers bucking their party on climate change.
Sunday August 20th 2017, 10:00 AM

While President Donald Trump continues to dismantle Obama-era climate policies, an unlikely surge of Republican lawmakers has begun taking steps to distance themselves from the GOP’s hard line on climate change. [News Source]

Q&A: How to explain climate science to that person who just won’t listenthis may stop your personal relationships cooling.
Sunday August 20th 2017, 10:00 AM

We all know someone who is dismissive of climate science. We all have friends or family members who think they know more about global warming than trained climate scientists. So how to talk about climate change with those people? [News Source]

Trump’s attack on science isn’t going very well.
Sunday August 20th 2017, 10:00 AM

The first 200 days of the Trump administration have been marked by direct and consistent confrontations with the scientific community, and no area of science has been targeted more explicitly than climate science. [News Source]

Dick Gregory, 84, dies; found humor in the civil rights struggle.
Sunday August 20th 2017, 10:00 AM

Dick Gregory, the pioneering black satirist who transformed cool humor into a barbed force for civil rights in the 1960s, then veered from his craft for a life devoted to protest and fasting in the name of assorted social causes, health regimens and conspiracy theories, died Saturday in Washington. He was 84. [News Source]