Global Warming and Climate Change News

Renewables roadshow: How the ‘nonna effect’ got Darebin’s pensioners signing up to solar.
Thursday March 23rd 2017, 10:00 AM

In Darebin in Melbourne’s northern suburbs, solar installations have spread rapidly through the area’s low-income households. [News Source]

Global warming is increasing rainfall rates.
Thursday March 23rd 2017, 10:00 AM

The world is warming because humans are emitting heat-trapping greenhouse gases. We know this for certain; the science on this question is settled. [News Source]

The Sierra Club’s costly agenda.
Thursday March 23rd 2017, 10:00 AM

The local Sierra Club fights global warming and defends the planet by suing our community at every opportunity, imposing extraordinary costs on taxpayers. [News Source]

Bill would bar discrimination toward climate change doubters.
Thursday March 23rd 2017, 10:00 AM

Maine laws protect people from discrimination based on factors such as race, disabilities and sexual orientation, and a Republican lawmaker wants to add a person's beliefs about climate change to that list. [News Source]

Cost of US car fuel standards could be 40 percent lower: Report.
Thursday March 23rd 2017, 10:00 AM

The cost to implement tough fuel-efficiency standards for cars imposed by the Obama administration for the first half of the next decade could be up to 40 percent lower than previously estimated using existing conventional technologies. [News Source]

Greens write playbook for ‘environmental Armageddon.’
Thursday March 23rd 2017, 10:00 AM

Major environmental groups have a strategy for countering President Trump: all-out war. [News Source]

Arctic ice sets new record low for winter: Scientists.
Thursday March 23rd 2017, 10:00 AM

The extent of sea ice in the Arctic Ocean has set a new record low for the wintertime in a region strongly affected by long-term trends of global warming, U.S. and European scientists said on Wednesday. [News Source]

These Google Street View cars just got a new job — spotting harmful methane leaks in big cities.
Thursday March 23rd 2017, 10:00 AM

A new partnership among scientists, environmentalists and technology experts is helping to reveal leaks in urban natural gas pipelines. [News Source]

Florida believes in global warming, but only Miami thinks it will be harmful.
Wednesday March 22nd 2017, 10:00 AM

Despite widespread belief around the state in climate change, Miami-Dade is the only county where most residents believe that massive global problem will personally harm them. [News Source]

Across China: Tracing climate change on China’s plateau.
Wednesday March 22nd 2017, 10:00 AM

Located 3,816 meters above sea level on the Qinghai-Tibet plateau, China Global Atmosphere Watch Baseline Observatory was built 23 years ago to monitor ozone and greenhouse gases. [News Source]

Climate denier in White House prompts a ‘March for Science’ on Earth Day.
Wednesday March 22nd 2017, 10:00 AM

The power of climate change deniers in Congress — plus a president who once called global warming "a hoax" — has galvanized Earth Day on its 47th anniversary. [News Source]