Global Warming and Climate Change News

Giant ocean fish farms to solve food security? There’s a catch.
Wednesday September 06th 2017, 10:00 AM

A study says there is enough ocean to grow 100 times the fish we eat, but mass fish farming is not the simple solution it seems. [News Source]

Environmental and health groups gear up to defend Obama EPA’s gas-mileage standards.
Wednesday September 06th 2017, 10:00 AM

Under the Obama administration rules, new cars would have to get an average of more than 54 miles per gallon by 2025. [News Source]

Activists hope upcoming defense bill could alert Trump to climate change’s threat to national security.
Wednesday September 06th 2017, 10:00 AM

The administration's argument against fighting climate change may be at odds with its national security stance. [News Source]

Warming planet is hazard to fish through increased salinity and algal blooms.
Wednesday September 06th 2017, 10:00 AM

Many effects of global warming appear gradually but can cause sudden and devastating changes. [News Source]

As Harvey’s floodwaters recede, how should Houston rebuild?
Wednesday September 06th 2017, 10:00 AM

Flood expert Philip Bedient says the region will remain vulnerable to disasters if communities don’t rebuild with climate change in mind. [News Source]

Bloom and bust.
Wednesday September 06th 2017, 10:00 AM

Algal blooms hit the housing market. [News Source]

They come hat in hand for California’s ‘green’ money.
Wednesday September 06th 2017, 10:00 AM

It should come as no surprise that when the California Legislature recently began the process of divvying up proceeds from the state’s cap-and-trade auctions, a cavalcade of local officials, community activists and lobbyists rushed to Sacramento, with hands out. [News Source]

France plans to end oil and gas production by 2040.
Wednesday September 06th 2017, 10:00 AM

France would become the first country to phase out all oils and gas exploration and production. [News Source]

Potent mix of extreme heat and dryness fuels wildfires across the West.
Wednesday September 06th 2017, 10:00 AM

Climate researchers point to studies finding that a warmed global atmosphere, with increasingly clear human fingerprints, will continue driving a potent mix of heat and dryness that's projected to escalate in the West. [News Source]

Mars to spend $1 billion tackling climate change and social problems.
Wednesday September 06th 2017, 10:00 AM

Chocolate giant Mars is promising to spend close to $1 billion over the next few years fighting climate change. [News Source]

Harvey and the future of energy.
Wednesday September 06th 2017, 10:00 AM

The flooding that overwhelmed much of Houston last week didn't spare the energy industry. Instead, it provided an argument for a more electrified and decentralized future. [News Source]