Global Warming and Climate Change News

Irma: Donald Trump’s climate change opinion hasn’t changed.
Tuesday September 12th 2017, 10:00 AM

The White House said Monday that President Donald Trump has not altered his views on climate change, despite scientists' warnings that Hurricanes Irma and Harvey, which recently ravaged portions of the U.S. [News Source]

What could we lose if a NASA mission goes dark?
Tuesday September 12th 2017, 10:00 AM

Researchers are racing to replace the pioneering Grace satellites, which are threatened by both dying batteries and Trump-era budget cuts. [News Source]

Irma won’t "wake up" climate change-denying Republicans. Their whole ideology is on the line.
Tuesday September 12th 2017, 10:00 AM

Science is a battle zone because it is revealing again and again that pro-corporate business as usual leads to a species-threatening catastrophe. [News Source]

Trump administration erodes environmental protections.
Tuesday September 12th 2017, 10:00 AM

The Trump administration has been steadily undoing environmental protections established by the Obama administration. [News Source]

A specialist in Greek drama is killing the climate rule.
Tuesday September 12th 2017, 10:00 AM

The lawyer playing a lead role in the Trump administration's rollback of the Clean Power Plan is a former industry attorney who's versed in Greek literature and donated to a Democrat last year. [News Source]

Turkey’s tranquil eastern highlands transformed by megaprojects.
Tuesday September 12th 2017, 10:00 AM

Dams, highways and now, a copper mine, have wreaked ecological havoc across the region, threatening farmers' livelihoods and locals' health, say environmental campaigners. [News Source]

Four little discussed ways that climate change could make hurricanes even worse.
Tuesday September 12th 2017, 10:00 AM

Let’s consider some less-discussed storm attributes that could plausibly change in a warming world. [News Source]

General Motors, Disney, Shell and 1,200 other companies are taking steps to fight climate change, report says.
Tuesday September 12th 2017, 10:00 AM

Trump rejected carbon pricing. These companies are embracing it. [News Source]

UK green energy expensive? Not any more. From now on it’s cheap.
Tuesday September 12th 2017, 10:00 AM

The persistent myth that green energy is expensive has been shredded by the revelation that windfarms will be built around Britain’s coast far more cheaply than new nuclear reactors. [News Source]

Coffee lovers and farmers will be hurt by warming planet.
Tuesday September 12th 2017, 10:00 AM

Coffee lovers may find it harder to get their favorite caffeine fix in a few years' time, as global warming could cut coffee growing areas in Latin America by as much as 88 percent by 2050, scientists said on Monday. [News Source]

Use California’s cap-and-trade money to end diesel pollution.
Tuesday September 12th 2017, 10:00 AM

Cleaning up diesel exhaust would help cut black carbon, a potent climate change pollutant, and reduce soot and toxic air contamination in the state’s most polluted communities. [News Source]