Global Warming and Climate Change News

Green groups line up for California’s cap-and-trade cash.
Monday September 11th 2017, 10:00 AM

It should come as no surprise that when the state Legislature recently began 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]

Hurricane Irma: After thrashing South Florida, storm churns north past Tampa toward Georgia.
Monday September 11th 2017, 10:00 AM

Hurricane Irma brought ripping winds, tornadoes and storm-surge flooding to much of Florida’s lower half on Sunday, as its slow-moving core battered the state’s west coast from Key West to Tampa. [News Source]

Hurricane Irma linked to climate change? For some, a very ‘insensitive’ question.
Monday September 11th 2017, 10:00 AM

Scientists are concerned that Trump administration officials are sidestepping questions about climate change after two major hurricanes. [News Source]

How much did these 90 companies add to global warming and sea level rise?
Monday September 11th 2017, 10:00 AM

A new study connects climate change impacts to the emissions from Exxon, Chevron and other large oil, gas and cement companies and their products. [News Source]

UK windfarms cheaper than Hinkley Point, experts claim.
Monday September 11th 2017, 10:00 AM

Windfarms around Britain’s coast will beat the planned nuclear power station Hinkley Point on price when the winning bidders for a £290m-a-year pot of government subsidies are announced on Monday, experts predict. [News Source]

Fires, droughts and hurricanes: What’s the link between climate change and natural disasters?
Monday September 11th 2017, 10:00 AM

Extreme weather events have been hitting the U.S. from all sides. To what extent does climate change influence them? [News Source]

Climate change shaping investments by Quebec’s largest pension fund.
Monday September 11th 2017, 10:00 AM

The spectre of climate change is increasingly shaping investment decisions at Quebec’s largest pension fund. [News Source]

Crossing Trump on climate, new Miss America fears no tweet.
Monday September 11th 2017, 10:00 AM

Cara Mund is not worried that she may begin her year-long reign as Miss America by starting a Twitter war with the nation's Tweeter-In-Chief. [News Source]

How hurricanes and sea-level rise threaten Trump’s Florida resorts.
Monday September 11th 2017, 10:00 AM

A slew of Trump properties stand in the path of Hurricane Irma, and they could be underwater by the end of the century. [News Source]

Stop talking right now about the threat of climate change. It’s here; it’s happening.
Monday September 11th 2017, 10:00 AM

Hurricane Harvey, Hurricane Irma, flash fires, droughts: all of them tell us one thing – we need to rethink how we live without delay. [News Source]

This is how your world could end.
Monday September 11th 2017, 10:00 AM

In an extract from his book Ends of the World, Peter Brannen examines mass extinction events and the catastrophic outcome of rising temperatures for all the world’s population. [News Source]