Global Warming and Climate Change News

Five charts that show Tony Abbott is the one who has lost sight of the science.
Wednesday October 11th 2017, 10:00 AM

Tony Abbott's speech to the Global Warming Policy Foundation provides a mix of partial truths that are designed to create a plausible whole. [News Source]

Coal war games: How Pruitt and Perry are working the system to save dirty energy.
Wednesday October 11th 2017, 10:00 AM

The EPA is adopting delaying tactics to undo climate rules governing power plant emissions, while the Energy Department is trying to play the crisis card. [News Source]

California’s hot summer set the stage for deadly wildfires.
Wednesday October 11th 2017, 10:00 AM

The fires sweeping through Napa and Sonoma wine country could lead to the state's worst wildfire season on record, and it’s not over yet. [News Source]

How California’s firestorm spread so mind-bogglingly fast: From ‘Diablo’ winds to climate trends.
Wednesday October 11th 2017, 10:00 AM

The firestorm that engulfed large parts of Napa and Sonoma Counties in California on Monday will go down in history as one of the worst such events ever recorded in the Golden State. [News Source]

How has climate change affected Vietnam?
Wednesday October 11th 2017, 10:00 AM

In 2016, the consequences of climate change in Vietnam were evident with 10 typhoons and seven tropical depressions in the South China Sea, more than the average of many years ago. Of these, four storms and two tropical depressions directly affected the mainland. [News Source]

How will the Clean Power Plan repeal change carbon emissions for your state?
Wednesday October 11th 2017, 10:00 AM

For California, repeal of the Clean Power Plan won’t make much difference. For West Virginia, it could matter a lot. [News Source]

EU plans carbon credits, not quotas, for electric vehicles.
Wednesday October 11th 2017, 10:00 AM

A European Union proposal to promote electric cars will shy away from quotas and instead include carbon credits that carmakers can use to offset emissions targets, EU sources told Reuters. [News Source]

Carbon-sucking technology needed by 2030s, scientists warn.
Wednesday October 11th 2017, 10:00 AM

As efforts to cut planet-warming emissions fall short, large-scale projects to suck carbon dioxide out of the atmosphere will be needed by the 2030s to hold the line against climate change, scientists said on Tuesday. [News Source]

Tony Abbott dares us to reject evidence on climate, but reveals a coward.
Wednesday October 11th 2017, 10:00 AM

The former Australian prime minister’s misleading speech to a London thinktank was full of climate denial mythology. [News Source]

Jane Goodall: "Giving up hope won’t save the planet. Ending poverty might."
Wednesday October 11th 2017, 10:00 AM

We haven't inherited this planet from our parents; we've borrowed it from our children. [News Source]

The Great Barrier Reef can repair itself, with a little help from science.
Wednesday October 11th 2017, 10:00 AM

At least two potential interventions show promise as means to boost climate resilience and tolerance in the reef’s corals: assisted gene flow and assisted evolution. [News Source]