Global Warming and Climate Change News

6 questions about Hurricane Irma, Harvey and climate change.
Thursday September 07th 2017, 10:00 AM

As global temperatures rise, warmer air and oceans are expected to fuel stronger hurricanes, with dangerous consequences. [News Source]

Twin megastorms have scientists fearing this may be the new normal.
Thursday September 07th 2017, 10:00 AM

Destructive force of Irma and Harvey has Trump expressing awe, but those in power should focus on the environmental causes. [News Source]

Norway election could be a turning point for Arctic oil.
Thursday September 07th 2017, 10:00 AM

Continued campaigning to keep oil in the ground to protect jobs and the climate will land on far more fertile ground in Norway in the coming years than it has in the past. [News Source]

Florida’s beaches await Irma’s erosion wrath.
Thursday September 07th 2017, 10:00 AM

Like much of the Atlantic Coast, Miami Beach is engaged in a perpetual struggle against nature. Rising sea-levels make that very expensive. [News Source]

Hurricanes keep coming, and our heads are stuck in the sand.
Thursday September 07th 2017, 10:00 AM

With every new natural disaster it becomes harder to understand how sensible people can deny the deadly reality and enormous cost of man-made climate change. [News Source]

Deforestation has double the effect on global warming than previously thought.
Thursday September 07th 2017, 10:00 AM

Tackling deforestation should be higher on the climate change agenda. [News Source]

Huge Tunisian solar park hopes to provide Saharan power to Europe.
Thursday September 07th 2017, 10:00 AM

An enormous solar park in the Sahara could soon be exporting electricity to Europe if Tunisia’s government approves an energy company’s request to build it. [News Source]

Climate change could wipe out a third of parasite species, study finds.
Thursday September 07th 2017, 10:00 AM

Parasites such as lice and fleas are crucial to ecosystems, scientists say, and extinctions could lead to unpredictable invasions. [News Source]

Watch the damage a Category 5 hurricane can wreak.
Thursday September 07th 2017, 10:00 AM

In Puerto Rico, Florida, and beyond, storms with the force of Hurricane Irma can cause total structural oblivion, smashed trees, and blackouts for weeks or months. [News Source]

The coal country mayor fighting to turn Trump’s attention west.
Thursday September 07th 2017, 10:00 AM

Gillette, Wyoming's first female mayor has presided over both a temporary tanking of the local coal industry and its sudden resurgence this year. [News Source]

More floods are coming and we’re making them worse.
Thursday September 07th 2017, 10:00 AM

When we work against nature, we work against ourselves. [News Source]