Global Warming and Climate Change News

Syrian bakers fight to maintain a tradition of excellence.
Monday October 16th 2017, 10:00 AM

Despite a wheat crisis, a raging war, and saga of violence, these bakers are bringing their sweets to the world. [News Source]

David Attenborough urges action on plastics after filming Blue Planet II.
Monday October 16th 2017, 10:00 AM

Naturalist says experience making second series of BBC show revealed devastating threat posed to oceans by plastic. [News Source]

EU ministers agree national climate goals ahead of UN talks.
Monday October 16th 2017, 10:00 AM

EU environment ministers agreed national emissions-reduction targets and forest management rules in a push to show the bloc is delivering on its climate goals ahead of United Nations talks next month to fight global warming. [News Source]

Wild is the wind: the resource that could power the world.
Monday October 16th 2017, 10:00 AM

Wind isn’t just mysterious, destructive and exhilarating - capturing just 2 percent of it would solve the planet’s energy needs at a stroke. [News Source]

People love to live in places that are at risk for disasters, ‘and this is what happens.’
Monday October 16th 2017, 10:00 AM

Many communities in the United States face floods, hurricanes, earthquakes and wildfires. Experts say the natural disasters are inevitable, but are we concerned, and are we ready? [News Source]

Coal country is finding little relief in Trump’s climate actions.
Monday October 16th 2017, 10:00 AM

Every morning is filled with anxiety in this hardscrabble town so intertwined with the fortunes of its hulking coal power plant that a drawing of the facility is emblazoned on the community’s police force emblem. [News Source]

The climate thing Pruitt and Obama agree on.
Monday October 16th 2017, 10:00 AM

Scott Pruitt and President Obama don't agree on much. But they're like-minded in thinking that Congress - rather than U.S. EPA - should figure out how to deal with climate change. [News Source]

The war on coal is over. Coal lost.
Monday October 16th 2017, 10:00 AM

Coal can’t compete with cheaper clean energy. The Trump administration can’t save expensive, dirty energy. [News Source]

US, states struggle to pay spiraling cost of fighting fires.
Monday October 16th 2017, 10:00 AM

The long and brutal 2017 wildfire season is stressing the state and federal agencies that have to pay for the army of ground crews and machinery required to fight them. [News Source]

South Australia goes all out on renewable energy.
Monday October 16th 2017, 10:00 AM

A massive solar thermal plant and world’s biggest lithium ion battery are making this down-under state a renewable energy powerhouse. [News Source]

Climate change may erode size of key tallgrass forage by 60 percent.
Monday October 16th 2017, 10:00 AM

A dominant forage grass in Kansas and other Great Plains states could be diminished by climate change to less than half its current stature during the next 75 years, researchers said. [News Source]