Global Warming and Climate Change News

Miles of algae covering Lake Erie.
Tuesday October 03rd 2017, 10:00 AM

A large algae bloom overtook the western basin of Lake Erie last week, alarming residents and local officials. [News Source]

Yukon’s Wolf Creek ‘research basin’ helps track and plan for climate change.
Tuesday October 03rd 2017, 10:00 AM

A renowned climate change research area near Whitehorse is marking 25 years, and looking to the future. [News Source]

Grass-fed cows won’t save the climate, report finds.
Tuesday October 03rd 2017, 10:00 AM

Letting livestock graze doesn’t dramatically reduce greenhouse emissions. [News Source]

Can Hollywood movies about climate change make a difference?
Tuesday October 03rd 2017, 10:00 AM

To galvanize audiences: Don’t use apocalyptic plots. But a dose of humor? That might help. [News Source]

They migrate 800 miles a year. Now it’s getting tougher.
Tuesday October 03rd 2017, 10:00 AM

The Nenets, reindeer herders in Russia’s Arctic, face modern obstacles in their long journey: climate change and a giant natural gas field. [News Source]

Voters back fracking bans despite pressure on states to drop them.
Tuesday October 03rd 2017, 10:00 AM

Despite the Turnbull government’s insistence that state-based restrictions on unconventional gas extraction are putting Australia’s ­energy security at risk, twice as many voters support the bans as oppose them. [News Source]

Using outer space to help cool buildings on Earth.
Tuesday October 03rd 2017, 10:00 AM

Using a phenomenon known as radiative sky cooling, a team of Stanford researchers has developed rooftop panels that could be used to passively cool buildings. [News Source]

Electric car owners ‘can drive for free by letting energy firms use battery.’
Tuesday October 03rd 2017, 10:00 AM

Savings from a new scheme will cover the £350-£400 annual cost of charging a Nissan Leaf, says electricity supplier Ovo. [News Source]

Shunning fossil fuels, 40 Catholic groups seek climate action.
Tuesday October 03rd 2017, 10:00 AM

Forty Roman Catholic groups said on Tuesday they were shunning investments in fossil fuels and urged others to follow suit. [News Source]

Making an economic case for climate action.
Tuesday October 03rd 2017, 10:00 AM

Having faced a year of record temperatures and devastating hurricanes, the United States stands more to lose if it doesn’t take steps to reduce the risk and impact of climate change, according to a new report. [News Source]

Antarctica’s massive Larsen C iceberg looks different in daylight.
Tuesday October 03rd 2017, 10:00 AM

More daytime images of the Larsen C iceberg have come in, and they're amazing. [News Source]