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Britain to intensify fight against climate change

LONDON (AP) — Britain’s prime minister has announced plans to eliminate the country’s net contribution to climate change by 2050. Theresa May said the plan will be put before Par...

Britain to intensify fight against climate change

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Britain to fund steel in $480 million climate change package Britain announced 390 million pounds ($480 million) of spending for low carbon technology on Thursday, most of which will go to the steel industry in a fund to help it reduce emissions....
2019-08-30 00:30

UN offers hope in the fight against climate change I've only been climate change correspondent at Sky News for a few weeks and already the sand feels like an increasingly tempting place in which to bury my head....
2019-08-01 02:30

Why Kids Are Skipping School to Fight Climate Change From Swedish teens skipping school for a picket at parliament to a human pyramid of protesters in Seoul and high schoolers marching on City Hall in New York, a growing number of young people have put themselves at the forefront of the fight to limit ...
2019-08-02 05:45

Democratic candidates debate best way to fight climate change Several Democratic presidential candidates showed up to a town hall debate Wednesday night to push their plans to fight climate change, after most have unveiled costly proposals to try and scale back the phenomenon....
2019-09-05 19:15

How Elephants May Help Africa’s Rainforests Fight Climate Change Although we’re wiping them out with little consideration of it, big herbivores matter. Hippo poop helps Africa’s largest lake flourish; bison wallowing can enhance insect diversity in the prairie. And Africa’s imperiled forest elephants might just ha...
2019-07-16 14:45

Meet 15 Women Leading the Fight Against Climate Change From sinking islands to drought-ridden savannas, women bear an outsize burden of the global—warming crisis, largely because of gender inequalities. In many parts of the world, women hold traditional roles as the primary caregivers in families a...
2019-09-12 17:45

This is a $15 trillion opportunity for farmers to fight climate change Indigo Agriculture launched the Terraton Initiative on Wednesday. It gives farmers financial incentives to implement regenerative practices that remove carbon from the atmosphere....
2019-06-13 08:30

FROM THE FIELD: ‘Eco-warriors’ fight climate change in South Africa Schools in South Africa have been designating students as “eco-warriors” as part of an initiative supported by the UN Development Programme (UNDP), to drive environmental and climate change awareness amongst the young and old in their communities....
2019-08-12 07:00

Planting a Trillion Trees May Be the Best Way to Fight Climate Change, Study Says (WASHINGTON) — The most effective way to fight global warming is to plant lots of trees, a study says. A trillion of them, maybe more. And there’s enough room, Swiss scientists say. Even with existing cities and farmland, there’s en...
2019-07-04 22:30

Hitting the Books: We can engineer the Earth to fight climate change Welcome to Hitting the Books. With less than one in five Americans reading just for fun these days, we've done the hard work for you by scouring the internet for the most interesting, thought provoking books on science and technology we can find...
2019-08-25 00:15

New York lawmakers pass aggressive law to fight climate change New York state lawmakers passed early Thursday one of the nation's most ambitious plans to slow climate change by reducing greenhouse gas emissions to zero by 2050....
2019-06-20 13:30

Children step up global calls to fight climate change Thousands of young activists in Australia and New Zealand launched a global protest on Friday demanding that politicians and business leaders move swiftly to curb greenhouse gas emissions to fight climate change....
2019-05-24 12:45

Global land use 'threatens attempts to fight climate change' The rate and extent of global land exploitation by humans is unsustainable and undermines attempts to stop global warming, according to a leaked report by United Nations scientists....
2019-08-01 21:45

New York nears passage of aggressive law to fight climate change New York state lawmakers could pass as early as Wednesday one of the nation's most ambitious plans to slow climate change by reducing greenhouse gas emissions to zero by 2050....
2019-06-20 02:00

Planting trees is most effective (and cheapest) way to fight climate change: study The study calculated that adding 3.5 million square miles of forest could suck up nearly 830 billion tons of heat-trapping carbon dioxide from the atmosphere. That’s about as much carbon pollution as humans have spewed in the past 25 years....
2019-07-05 23:15

Rory Stewart: I will double foreign aid spent on climate change fight Tory leadership candidate Rory Stewart has said he would double the amount of foreign aid spent on fighting climate change, and revealed he wants to reform Britain's spy agencies....
2019-05-29 08:30

Calculation Shows We Could Add a U.S.-Sized Forest to the Planet to Fight Climate Change Trees are good for all sorts of things, like providing shade for picnics and habitat for animals. But they’re also a huge part of the efforts to combat climate change by sucking carbon dioxide out of the air.Read more......
2019-07-04 21:15

Scientist suggests eating human flesh to fight climate change A Swedish scientist speaking at Stockholm summit last week offered an unusual possible tactic in combating global climate change: eating human flesh. Stockholm School of Economics professor and researcher Magnus Soderlund reportedly said he believes ...
2019-09-10 08:00

Democrats set goal of net zero carbon emissions by 2050 to fight climate change House Energy and Commerce Committee Democrats announced a goal Tuesday of adopting legislation to combat climate change by the end of the year that would enable the U.S. to reach net zero greenhouse gas emissions across the economy by 2050....
2019-07-24 06:45

The most effective way to fight climate change is to plant trees, over a trillion of them: study The study calculated that over the decades, those new trees could suck up nearly 750 billion metric tons of heat-trapping carbon dioxide from the atmosphere....
2019-07-04 23:15

Climate change fears gripping Britain: Poll reveals 85% are worried about warming - the highest figure on record EXCLUSIVE It comes after the hottest July ever around the globe Nearly three-quarters of Britons believe the country is already feeling the effects of climate change...
2019-08-21 13:00

New York aims to fight climate change by creating green union jobs Effort to build offshore wind turbines to power up to 6m homes will create more than 10,000 jobs under Climate Jobs New York planAs global warming has worsened in recent years, environmentalists and union members have often protested against each oth...
2019-05-21 21:01

McCain, Behar clash over Sanders using abortion to fight climate change: 'Can I say a sentence?' "View" hosts Meghan McCain and Joy Behar had some tense moments on Friday's show as the two disagreed about Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., indicating he would support abortion as part of his plan to fight climate change....
2019-09-07 00:15

Fight against climate change and poverty will fail without overhaul of global financial system, says major UN report A major new UN-led report, involving more than 60 international organizations, warns that a comprehensive overhaul of the world’s financial system is necessary, if governments are to honour commitments to tackle critical issues, such as combatting cl...
2019-05-21 16:15

Climate Change Denialists Dubbed Auto Makers the ‘Opposition’ in Fight Over Trump’s Emissions Rollback Newly released government emails show how climate denier groups quickly dominated the internal discussion over the historic rollback of the Obama-era climate rules...
2019-07-02 20:45

Public Broadband and Paying Farmers to Fight Climate Change: Here’s How Elizabeth Warren Would Invest in Rural America Rural America encompasses 19% of the United States’ population, generates 99% of its wind energy and cultivates the overwhelming majority of its agriculture. Yet, people who live in rural communities are more likely to fall beneath the federal ...
2019-08-07 16:00

Kamala Harris Proposes Spending $10 Trillion (Yes, That’s Trillion With a ‘T’) to Fight Climate Change A problem of global proportion perhaps demands a solution of similar dimensions, and on Wednesday, Democratic presidential hopeful and U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris proposed a $10 trillion plan to combat global warming, aka climate change....
2019-09-05 07:45

Kids can make sceptical parents change their minds on climate change A special curriculum for kids helped them persuade their parents to see climate change as a threat, and it had the most effect on conservative parents...
2019-05-22 03:45

Guardian tells staff to use ‘climate crisis’ instead of ‘climate change’ Britain’s Guardian newspaper is officially changing its language concerning climate change, opting to call it instead “climate emergency, crisis or breakdown.” Editor-in-chief Katharine Viner advised the staff in an email Friday that the phrase...
2019-05-21 19:45

Should We Be Calling Climate Change a 'Climate Crisis'? How we talk about climate change is rapidly shifting as the ramifications of unchecked carbon pollution become ever clearer. The Guardian sped that shift along last week, when it updated its style guide to encourage reporters to refer to climate chan...
2019-05-21 22:45

Climate action: Can we change the climate from the grassroots up? The past couple of years will likely go down in history as the ones when climate change really hit. Maybe also, however, as the ones in which people started to hit back. DW looks at some civil society victories....
2019-06-14 00:30

New PM won't change Britain's EU exit deal: Commission The election of a new British prime minister will not change the accord on Britain's departure from the bloc agreed between the EU and the outgoing premier in London, a European Commission spokesman said on Tuesday....
2019-06-11 14:30

The EU's Islamophobia is getting worse – Britain must fight this from within | Yasmin Qureshi The EU abets Aung San Suu Kyi and Viktor Orbán, while also failing to challenge China’s abuse of its Muslim populations The European elections last month were widely seen as a test of the EU’s resilience. Many were relieved that far-right parties did...
2019-06-17 17:15

Britain would hold 2020 U.N. climate talks in Glasgow The British government said on Friday it would hold United Nations' climate talks next year in Glasgow, Scotland, if its bid to host them is successful....
2019-08-09 20:30

Britain's Clarke ends losing streak, will change nothing for Federer test After five straight first round defeats Jay Clarke finally tasted victory on Tuesday at Wimbledon of all places, and the lowly ranked Briton’s reward will be the biggest day of his tennis life so far....
2019-07-02 22:45

Britain needs more nuclear power, electric chargers for climate goal - CBI Britain needs more nuclear power plants, electric vehicle charging sites and carbon capture and storage projects to meet its new climate target, the Confederation of British Industry said on Friday....
2019-06-28 02:01

Britain to host critical UN climate crisis summit at end of 2020 Gathering aimed at keeping global heating close to 1.5C will be most significant since ParisThe UK is to host a critical global summit on the climate crisis at the end of 2020, at which the world’s 190 nations must commit to deep cuts in emissions.It...
2019-06-18 20:45

The DNC Won't Take Climate Change Seriously He may be an underdog, but 2020 presidential candidate and Washington governor Jay Inslee is deadly serious about climate change. The Democratic National Committee, however, is ignoring Inslee’s extremely valid request to make climate change a major ...
2019-06-06 06:15

Don't Ask How to Pay for Climate Change. Ask Who Opinion: Asking presidential candidates *how* they'll pay for the cost of climate change is naive. We should be asking, “*who* is going to pay?” and “how much?”...
2019-08-02 17:45

Britain, Italy make joint bid to host 2020 UN climate talks BERLIN (AP) — Britain and Italy are making a joint bid to host the U.N.’s global climate summit next year. The two countries said Tuesday they’re proposing that Britain host the annual U.N. talks in late 2020 and for Italy to stage a prep...
2019-06-18 23:45

Britain’s first climate assembly agrees plan for council to tackle crisis Camden citizens’ proposals focus on housing, transport and green spaceBritain’s first climate assembly has agreed 17 proposals that should be implemented to tackle the climate crisis, including installing solar panels on all available roofs and cutti...
2019-07-21 17:15

Britain’s climate advisers slam government progress, call for urgent action Britain has failed to set sufficient policies to combat climate change and must act urgently to cut greenhouse gas emissions to meet its new net zero target, a report by the government's climate advisers said on Wednesday....
2019-07-10 04:00

Brexit has distracted us from the climate disaster awaiting us. Britain must step up | Jake Woodier A UN climate conference bid could be a perfect catalyst for change – and unify the UK for the push for a green revolutionAlmost halfway through 2019, it has felt, sometimes, like a breakthrough year for climate action. Given the rapid emergence of so...
2019-06-07 06:30

How much destruction is needed for us to take climate change seriously? Whether human civilization stays intact amid this worsening weather depends on recognizing our shared humanity – and designing policy accordinglyNews of Hurricane Dorian’s first casualty came early on Monday morning from the Bahamas Press. A seven-ye...
2019-09-04 12:15

Climate change is an emergency we can solve The UK parliament has declared a “climate emergency”. Urgent action is absolutely necessary, but it needs to be carried out with calm hope, not panicked despair...
2019-05-22 03:45

Why Your Brain Can’t Process Climate Change Last week saw the latest in a series of increasingly dire reports from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. This past July was the hottest month on record, punctuated by intense heat waves throughout Europe and the Arctic, leading to a reco...
2019-08-14 16:15

Why Is Hollywood So Scared of Climate Change? Environmental concerns have been the driving force of villains in recent superhero and sci-fi movies. But critics say the industry needs to show how society can reform its ways....
2019-08-14 23:45

Do vegans help prevent climate change? If you want to save the world, go veggie seems to be the motto. But even though dietary decisions are proven to reduce CO2 emissions, young Germans are still eating a lot of meat....
2019-08-12 16:00

Climate change: Five ways to be resilient The Global Commission on Adaptation - a group of 34 leaders in politics, business and science say the world urgently needs to be made more "climate change resilient"....
2019-09-10 08:00

When Climate Change Is Stranger Than Fiction Amitav Ghosh, whose book “Gun Island” is set in an ecologically unstable world, wants literature to explore the environment as much as it does other crises....
2019-09-07 19:15

How Do You Talk to Children About Climate Change? The key is understanding what climate change is. “A lot of people, when they talk to children, are processing their own anxiety and fears,” a psychologist said....
2019-06-27 19:15

Why Amazon Employees Are Protesting Over Climate Change On September 20, over 1,000 Amazon employees—mostly made up of staff at the company’s Seattle headquarters—will walk out of Amazon offices to protest the company’s inaction over climate change, as part of the larger global climate strike. The strike,...
2019-09-11 03:00

Climate change could break the heat index It’s not the heat, it’s the … killer heat index. As the Big Apple bakes with higher-than-normal temps this week, a new study suggests that the number of dangerously hot days each year will skyrocket this century if climate change is not addressed. In...
2019-07-16 16:30

Lagarde Vows to Put Climate Change on the E.C.B.’s Agenda Lagarde calls climate change a “pressing global” challenge and promises the European Central Bank will focus on the risk when she arrives in November....
2019-09-04 22:15

David Attenborough on climate change: 'We cannot be radical enough' David Attenborough says the UK must take radical action to meet its climate change targets, but politicians must make efforts to keep the public on side too...
2019-07-09 16:30

Keeping cool in the face of climate change As global temperatures reach record highs, providing cooling systems which are effective, sustainable and which do not harm the environment is increasingly essential for everyday life. That’s according to Rachel Kyte, Chief Executive Officer of Susta...
2019-06-30 13:45

How the climate crisis will change your plate in 2050 In her new book, Amanda Little explores what it will take to continue feeding 7.5 billion people in the worldWhen Amanda Little was on tour to promote her 2010 book Power Trip: The Story of America’s Love Affair with Energy, she discovered something ...
2019-07-01 08:45

How Climate Change in Iowa is Changing U.S. Politics Kamala Harris is trying not to step in it. As the California Senator turned presidential candidate tours a beef-and-produce farm in south-central Iowa on Aug. 11, a crouching campaign aide carefully walks a few feet ahead, pointing out the cow droppi...
2019-09-12 16:00

Why it’s payback time on climate change | Letters The generation that has benefited most from fossil fuels must start paying the price, argues Daniel ScharfThe principle of restorative justice (Glasgow University to pay £20m in slavery reparations, 24 August) also applies to the issue of climate cha...
2019-08-29 21:30

Wasps are shrinking in size and it may be because of climate change Global warming has been linked to smaller body sizes in antelopes, sparrows – and now wasps. Oddly, their wings are shrinking faster than the rest of their body...
2019-08-01 15:15

Climate change displaced 55 species from UK in last decade A new study utilising social media images of animals online has revealed that at least 55 species in the UK have been displaced by climate change over the last decade....
2019-07-18 13:15

80M jobs could be lost by 2030 due to climate change: UN A temperature rise of 1.5C by the end of century could lead to a 2.2 per cent drop in working hours - equal to 80 million full-time jobs - costing the global economy US$2.4 trillion....
2019-07-01 18:45

Opinion: Russia frozen on climate change Vladimir Putin has talked about global warming's toll as Siberia's Irkutsk region struggles to recover from floods. But there's a simple reason why Russia won't get behind climate protection policies, says Andrey Gurkov....
2019-07-07 01:00

The next target in the climate-change debate: your gas stove Dozens of cities in liberal-leaning states such as California, Washington, and Massachusetts are studying proposals to ban or limit the use of natural gas in commercial and residential buildings. The movement opens a new front in the fight against cl...
2019-09-09 20:30

Many animals can’t adapt fast enough to climate change Enlarge / Bonobos carrying the footprint of an ancient, extinct species of ape. (credit: flickr user: Reflexiste) Climate change has thrown our beautifully balanced planet into chaos. As oceans and forests transform and ecosystems go into shock, pe...
2019-08-01 10:30

The Story Behind TIME’s Climate Change Cover Thirty years ago, TIME named Planet Earth its Man of the Year, featuring a cover by the artist Christo of the earth encased in plastic on a beach in Long Island, NY. For this week’s special issue cover on climate change, TIME returned to sand &...
2019-09-12 17:45

Climate change may be making spiders angrier Extreme weather conditions may be encouraging an increase in angry spiders populations, according to a new study. Freak events like tropical cyclones could be having an evolutionary impact on spiders in storm-prone regions, which are already areas wh...
2019-08-20 17:30

Climate change is likely to take a back seat at the G-20 summit. Here’s why. Experts say Trump's climate skepticism, coupled with his readiness to start trade wars, has caused world leaders to carefully avoid running afoul of Washington....
2019-06-27 18:45

Finally, a Climate Change Documentary That Will Get You Excited to Fix It Whether the audience is policy wonks, nature lovers, or environmental activists, documentaries on climate change still feel like a niche thing in 2019. Which is what makes Ice on Fire, the climate documentary co-produced and narrated by Leonardo DiCa...
2019-06-13 05:00

Climate change czars coming to more states At least six states have formally named climate change czars or chief executives over the past year, signalling a new level of crisis in the United States....
2019-08-26 20:30

Climate change czars coming to more U.S. states At least six states have formally named climate change czars or chief executives over the past year, signalling a new level of crisis in the United States....
2019-08-26 11:00

Rihanna Says You’d Be a Fool to Ignore Climate Change Our world is changing. Weather consistency is a thing of the past and we are clearly dealing with the repercussions of climate change. Glaciers are melting, sea levels are rising, and it’s not looking too good for mother earth....
2019-09-13 18:00

German farmers are 'feeling' climate change Extreme weather brings "extreme challenges," Germany's farmer association said while presenting their report on this year's harvest. The farmers urged the government to help bring in seasonal workers from outside the EU....
2019-08-23 13:45

Afrobarometer: Climate change literacy still low in Africa Despite the fact that Africa bears the brunt when it comes to erratic global weather patterns, many people are still unfamiliar with the climate change phenomenon, a new survey reveals....
2019-08-20 00:30

Five ways UK farmers are tackling climate change Farms are on the front line of climate change - vulnerable to extreme weather events - so farmers are coming up with new and surprising ways of tackling the problem....
2019-08-20 01:30

EU plans energy tax to combat climate change Climate protection is high on the public agenda and EU finance ministers want to get in on the discussion. They have many ideas on carbon dioxide emissions pricing, but are yet to find an answer, reports Bernd Riegert....
2019-09-14 12:00

Climate change: What Germany can learn from the Netherlands With Germany set to miss its climate goals by a wide margin, a solution might be right next door. The Netherlands recently revealed a wide-ranging climate deal — including a carbon tax that Dutch companies agreed to pay....
2019-08-23 00:30

Climate change a threat to tourism in Spain Climate change is hitting Spain harder than most other European nations. Drinking water is scarce and beaches are receding. There's a danger that tourism in the country will suffer a major setback in the decades to come....
2019-06-20 16:15

What do the European Parliament results mean for climate change? Green parties have made gains in the European Parliament and may become coalition partners. But newly-elected populists are likely to fight climate action...
2019-05-29 09:45

Pensions must do right thing on climate change, says minister Call for support for schemes moving people’s money from fossil fuels into renewablesPension schemes should be supported for moving people’s money out of fossil fuels and into renewables because the financial risks from the climate crisis are “too imp...
2019-06-03 15:00

Europe's heatwave consistent with climate change, more to come: U.N. This year is on track to be among the hottest ever and that would make 2015-2019 the world's hottest five-year period on record, the World Meteorological Organization said on Friday....
2019-06-28 14:15

Another European heatwave, another link to climate change Enlarge / Satellite-estimated surface temperatures for July 25, 2019. (credit: NASA Earth Observatory) It’s becoming standard procedure that extreme weather events will quickly be analyzed by the World Weather Attribution team—a group of climate sc...
2019-08-04 02:00

Europe's Heatwave Consistent With Climate Change, More To Come: UN This year is on track to be among the hottest ever and would mean that 2015-2019 would be the world's hottest five-year period on record, the United Nations' World Meteorological Organization (WMO)......
2019-06-28 18:30

If you act now you can maybe avoid the worst of climate change. But you know you're not going to | First Dog on the Moon The rage inducing, sober reality of it, you could do it but you won’tSign up here to get an email whenever First Dog cartoons are publishedGet all your needs met at the First Dog shop if what you need is First Dog merchandise and prints Continue read...
2019-08-02 08:30

Bananas have benefited from climate change – but they won’t in future As the world has warmed, banana producers have been able to grow more fruit per hectare. But by 2050 annual production may begin to fall in some countries...
2019-09-03 02:30

Brazil's mangroves on the front line of climate change Fishermen like Jose da Cruz have made their living for decades hunting for crabs among Brazil's vast coastal mangrove forests, dense thickets of twisted plants in deep black mud that grow where fresh-water rivers meet the brackish Atlantic Ocean....
2019-05-28 15:00

Look at All These Celebrities Fighting Climate Change With Private Jets! At the end of July, a fleet of private jets and luxury “super yachts” descended on Italy for Google Camp, a conference cum party to fight climate change. Guests in attendance—described as the brightest minds of our time—included billionaires and cel...
2019-08-20 02:00

Jay Inslee Is Running on Climate Change. The Issue Is Catching On, So Why Isn’t He? The Washington governor has long been a leading voice on climate change. He says he will gain prominence as more voters learn of his record and policy proposals....
2019-05-24 13:30

Tel Aviv museum showcases climate change solutions The "Fridays for Future" protests have reinvigorated the debate on climate change around the world. An exhibition in Tel Aviv now shows how cities can use innovative technologies to limit the effects of global warming....
2019-07-22 23:45

Chile to account for costs of climate change in budget Chile will begin budgeting for the costs of fighting climate change, Finance Minister Felipe Larraín announced on Tuesday, as receding glaciers and drought put a squeeze on water and natural resources in the world's top copper producer....
2019-08-21 05:00

'Both sides' of the climate change debate? How bad we think it is, and how bad it really is | Greg Jericho It’s time to stop being mealy-mouthed about this. No more silent passes to climate science deniersOver the past couple of weeks things have been happening on the climate change front but, unfortunately, little is changing in parliament, where the gov...
2019-08-05 08:45

Climate Change Is Bringing Epic Flooding to the Midwest We often focus on coastal cities when we talk about rising waters, but massive rainfall in the middle of the US has put millions at risk, harming the nation’s ability to produce food....
2019-05-24 22:45

Record-Breaking Temperatures Around the World Are ‘Almost Entirely’ Due to Climate Change July 2019 was the hottest July and the hottest month on record globally since temperature records began in a year of many record-breaking temperatures as heat waves hit many parts of the world. This trend of high temperatures and heatwaves looks set ...
2019-08-19 08:00

Gullah-Geechee Community: Hear Us On Climate Change ST. HELENA ISLAND, S.C.–Ed Atkins Jr., 68, is proud of his family tradition. He’s a third-generation fisherman and owner of Atkins Live Baits and Local Oysters, which was started by his mother and father. But Atkins is worried that the effect of clim...
2019-05-29 22:45

Climate Change Has Made Our Stormwater Infrastructure Obsolete We are not ready for the extreme rainfall coming with climate change. A quick dramatic thunderstorm in New York on Wednesday flooded Staten Island so badly that brown murky water joined bus riders for their evening ride home. Read more......
2019-08-03 02:45

High and dry: Alpine resorts grapple with climate change The prospect of searing heatwaves driving holidaymakers to cool mountains and children asking grandparents about their memories of snow is focusing minds in Alpine ski resorts on the implications of climate change....
2019-07-16 12:45

Radiohead Is Selling Its 'Hacked' Archives In the Name of Climate Change If you hate climate change but love Radiohead, man do I have a two-for-one deal for you. The band has released 18 hours of OK Computer-era recordings it says were being held for ransom after band member Thom Yorke’s minidisc archive was stolen. The b...
2019-06-12 02:45

Climate change could cost the US 10.5% of its GDP by 2100, study warns A new study by the National Bureau of Economic Research warns that "virtually all" nations will all see a significant loss of income due to climate change by 2100 if nothing is done....
2019-08-20 17:30

UN report: Climate change is undermining poverty eradication A U.N. report says hunger is growing and the world is not on track to end extreme poverty by 2030 and meet other U.N. goals, saying that is mainly because progress is being undermined by climate change and increasing inequality...
2019-07-10 04:45

Most Germans support drastic climate change measures As climate change concerns grow, a new survey has found most Germans support raising flight prices and other measures to protect the planet. The Greens are currently polling on par with Angela Merkel's conservatives....
2019-08-02 01:15

Study finds that climate change could cost U.S. up to 10.5% of its GDP by 2100 The report says that climate change could have hugely negative economic consequences for nearly all countries unless greenhouse gas emissions are quickly and significantly curtailed....
2019-08-20 07:00

Trump Administration Joins Climate Change in War Against Earth It’s no secret that the Trump administration is actively antagonistic toward the reality of climate change. But according to a New York Times story published on Monday, the government isn’t just preparing to stand by as the worst of climate catastrop...
2019-05-28 16:45

Iceland commemorates first glacier lost to climate change Iceland honors the passing of Okjokull, its first glacier lost to climate change, as scientists warn that some 400 others on the subarctic island risk the same fate.        ...
2019-08-20 05:00

Climate change made Europe heatwave five times more likely Climate change made last week's record-breaking European heatwave at least five times more likely to happen, according to a leading group of scientists....
2019-07-02 18:30

Canada’s climate change plan among worst in G7: report The Climate Action Network, a global association of more than 1,300 climate groups, issued a report card on the climate plans of the G7 nations ahead of the leaders' summit in France this weekend....
2019-08-23 00:30

Gove: 'Time running out' to tackle climate change A warning of infertile soil, oceans full of plastic, contaminated water and severe weather - unless climate change is tackled - is being issued by the Environment Secretary, Michael Gove....
2019-07-16 09:30

Climate change could end human civilization by 2050: report A harrowing new climate change report warns we may be on the way to extinction, claiming there is a "high likelihood" human civilization will come to an end by 2050 unless action is taken on greenhouse gas emissions....
2019-06-04 01:45

Hurricanes may pack more of a punch due to climate change, scientists say Climate scientists fear man-made global warming will spawn stronger hurricanes, packing heavier rainfall, higher storm surge and greater winds.        ...
2019-06-01 07:00

Global warming is worse than any climate change in the last 2,000 years LONDON – Earth’s rapid warming in the late 20th century was far more widespread than any temperature variations during the previous 2,000 years, according to a study published on Wednesday that shows how profoundly humans have altered the clima...
2019-07-25 07:45

Migration more worrying than climate change for Europeans: survey While climate change is growing in the public conscience, migration is still the major issue for more EU citizens, according to the results of the European Commission's biannual Eurobarometer public opinion survey....
2019-08-06 09:15

UN: Misuse of land and agriculture is driving climate change Human beings must change the way we eat and grow our food in order to avert climate change, says a new report from the UN released today. The study breaks down how much harm increased agricultural production -- from farms to cattle ranches to plantat...
2019-08-09 12:30

How Eating Less Meat Could Help Protect the Planet From Climate Change By dramatically changing the food we eat as well as the way it is grown and produced, humans can help stop the devastating impacts of climate change according to the latest report by the United Nations body on climate science. More than 100 scientist...
2019-08-09 02:15

Here's where the top Democratic 2020 candidates stand on climate change Climate change has escalated into one of the most important issues for Democratic voters, so here's where each of the 10 leading Democratic candidates stand on climate change....
2019-09-04 23:15

How Climate Change Is Becoming a Deadly Part of White Nationalism This weekend’s mass shooting in El Paso, Texas, has re-opened the festering debates over gun control, immigration, and the president’s penchant for racist hate speech. But the manifesto believed to have been authored by the suspected shooter also rev...
2019-08-07 22:45

Joe Biden Got Caught Plagiarizing His Climate Change Plan Joe Biden’s 1988 presidential campaign came to an abrupt end well before the first primary due to a plagiarism scandal. Thirty years later, his 2020 campaign is facing similar charges, in what his campaign says was a mistake of improper citations....
2019-06-05 06:45

Germany pushes climate change as security risk Floods, drought and mass migration: all factors why Germany has made the UN's response to climate change its priority at the Security Council. But political roadblocks at home and abroad could complicate action....
2019-06-04 22:45

'That is kindergarten': Rivals gang up on Biden over climate change Joe Biden was forced to fend off accusations during the Democratic debate Wednesday night that his approach to fighting climate change is "middling" and insufficient to tackle the problem....
2019-08-01 05:00

What I learned writing about climate change and the US south for a year I crisscrossed a region – my own – that is mired in a culture of denial and delay. The conversation on the climate crisis has not changed fast enoughIt’s 96 degrees in downtown Beaufort, North Carolina, a place where I spent much of my childhood. The...
2019-08-07 13:45

Older People Are Contributing to Climate Change, and Suffering From It Growing numbers of seniors are using more energy. They also are most likely to suffer in extreme weather, which has become more common as the planet warms....
2019-05-24 23:15

How Trump Unwittingly Paved the Way for a Climate Change Breakthrough at the G-7 For years, leaders in the fight against climate change have sought to use international trade as a weapon, pushing world leaders to penalize countries that aren’t stemming warming emissions by restricting trade with them on the global market. B...
2019-08-27 01:30

Hundreds of puffins are starving to death because of climate change Hundreds of dead seabirds have washed up on an Alaskan island – all apparently starved to death because the warming waters they forage from contain less food...
2019-05-30 19:45

Greenpeace Gives Joe Biden a D- on Climate Change Report Card Joe Biden got a D-minus on a climate change report card ranking Democratic presidential candidates released Thursday by the liberal environmental group Greenpeace. Biden, the Democratic front runner, has yet to release a detailed plan on how he will ...
2019-05-30 20:15

Riesling wine, holding out between pesticides and climate change Climate change, new pests and diseases are threatening Riesling wine. Warmer temperatures are forcing winemakers to increase the use of plant protection methods, namely pesticides....
2019-05-27 15:15

Climate Change Is Our Generation's Chernobyl Moment to Tell the Truth HBO’s Chernobyl miniseries has reinvigorated our collective fascination with the 1986 nuclear disaster that may have in part contributed to the Soviet Union unraveling. Read more......
2019-06-06 23:00

Climate Change References Keep Disappearing From the EPA's Website, for Some Reason As the Northeast comes down from a dangerous heat wave—the likes of which scientists say we’ll be seeing more and more of as the earth burns—there’s this fun, if unsurprising news: the Trump administration seems to be removing language related to cli...
2019-07-23 07:30

They Sued the Government Over Climate Change. A Key Day in Court Has Arrived. A federal appeals court will hear a closely watched lawsuit brought by young people to compel the federal government to take action on climate change...
2019-06-04 20:30

BHP makes $400 million climate-change emissions pledge Leading resources company BHP will invest $400 million over five years to reduce emissions, it said on Tuesday, becoming the first miner to pledge to tackle pollution caused when customers use its products....
2019-07-23 21:00

More US troops suffering heatstroke because of climate change: report At least 17 US troops have died of heat exposure during training since 2008, while a rising number of military members have fallen ill because of torrid temps over the same period, according to a new report. Those who died are among the most extreme ...
2019-07-24 00:45

Trump Blew Off an Urgent Meeting on Climate Change at the G7 The Amazon rainforest fires may be horrifying the world, but that wasn’t enough to get President Trump to attend an urgent meeting on climate change at the G7 summit in France on Monday....
2019-08-26 20:00

Climate change is hot topic in the European Parliament vote Hungry tourists stream into the glass-fronted balcony of Michael Recktenwald's restaurant on the German island of Langeoog, with its splendid view of the North Sea and the blue skies above....
2019-05-24 12:15

Sen. Cory Booker unveils $3T climate change plan Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Cory Booker on Tuesday proposed spending $3 trillion to transition to a 100 percent carbon-neutral economy if he's elected president....
2019-09-04 10:45

Climate change is having a devastating effect on vital organisms you can’t see Mankind is responsible for dramatic changes to Earths’ climate that may well spell doom for our continued existence on this planet. Scientists have proven it time and time again, and there’s absolutely heaps of evidence to support the cla...
2019-06-20 00:45

Brazil foreign minister says 'there is no climate change catastrophe' Brazil's Foreign Minister Ernesto Araujo denied on Wednesday that his country was burning down the Amazon rainforest and said unfounded alarm over global climate change was threatening Brazilian sovereignty....
2019-09-12 02:30

In Win for Environmentalists, Senate Keeps an Obama-Era Climate Change Rule Senators voted 51 to 49 to block a measure that would have undone a regulation to control the release of methane from oil and gas wells on public land....
2019-05-21 21:01

EU considers energy taxes to counter climate change The European Union is considering new energy taxes, including on the aviation sector, to meet its climate targets, top officials said on Friday, with Germany calling for "drastic steps" to reduce carbon emissions....
2019-09-14 02:30

Climate change a major topic at Democratic debates The second batch of Democratic presidential hopefuls have had their shot at their views on tackling the United States' most pressing issues, including climate change....
2019-06-28 22:30

Japan aims for ‘harmony’ at G-20. Is it sidestepping climate change? Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has vowed to show leadership on the environment, but critics say he’s just trying to smooth over differences between the United States and other countries....
2019-06-28 18:45

CLIMATE CHANGE FOCUS: Cutting emissions, one bog at a time Farmers and entrepreneurs in rural eastern Europe are helping to tackle climate change while boosting their livelihoods as a result of regenerating ancient wetland peat bogs....
2019-05-21 15:45

Why Oregon Republicans Vanished Over a Climate Change Vote Republican lawmakers left the Oregon State Capitol last week to prevent a vote on a climate change bill they oppose. As the police pursue them and the Democrats wait, the bill hangs in the balance....
2019-06-27 20:45

Destruction of nature is as big a threat to humanity as climate change A million species are threatened by human activity, but it's not too late to save what's left of our planet's biodiversity, says a major new UN report...
2019-05-22 03:45

Climate change means nearly all glaciers in the Alps may disappear A study of what will happen to glaciers in the Alps under various climate scenarios suggests they will almost completely disappear if we keep pumping out carbon dioxide...
2019-05-21 18:45

Climate change pushes U.S. fund managers to bet on AC makers Record heatwaves in Europe and Asia this summer are leading fund managers to buy shares of air conditioning manufacturers, betting that the public health risks of rising temperatures will compel businesses and apartment building owners to install coo...
2019-09-12 20:15

World must invest $1.8 trillion to take on climate change — report A global commission — which includes billionaire Bill Gates and former UN chief Ban Ki-moon — has called on nations to invest now to protect against the effects of climate change....
2019-09-10 21:00

Climate change added 7F to Europe’s heatwave: study “Climate change is no longer an abstract increase in global mean temperature, but a difference you can feel when you step outside in a heatwave,” said Geert Jan van Oldenborgh, Senior Researcher at the Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute....
2019-07-03 04:30

Climate change campaigner Tongan PM dies in New Zealand Tongan Prime Minister 'Akilisi Pohiva, a pro-democracy and climate change campaigner in the South Pacific, died in a New Zealand hospital on Thursday, the information ministry and media reports said....
2019-09-12 08:30

Pence dodges saying climate change is threat to the country WASHINGTON – Vice President Mike Pence won’t say whether climate change is a threat to the United States. On Sunday the vice president sat down with CNN’s Jake Tapper on “State of the Union.” Tapper pointed to an assessment made by the Director...
2019-06-24 08:15

Won't bow to international pressure on climate change: Prakash Javadekar Holding developed world responsible for much of the effects of climate change, Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar Friday asserted India will not bow down to any international pressure on the issue......
2019-06-27 23:00

Forest the size of the US could stop climate change - study Planting an area the size of the US with trees would be the most effective way to combat change, according to a study published in the journal Science....
2019-07-05 09:45

See How Climate Change Has Affected Your Area With 'Warming Stripes' The earth has been warming for decades, but year-to-year changes are hard to watch in real time. Was this winter really less snowy than usual? Now there’s a handy way to see how your area’s average yearly temperature has varied over time....
2019-06-18 21:30

Amazon Employees Will Walk Out Over Climate Change Inaction The planned event will mark the first time in Amazon's 25-year history that workers at the company's Seattle headquarters have participated in a strike....
2019-09-10 05:00

UK is going backwards on climate change action, advisers warn The Committee on Committee Climate Change says UK is not preparing adequately for global warming impacts or meeting the challenge of its carbon emission targets...
2019-07-10 02:45

The Tech Innovations We Need to Happen if We’re Going to Survive Climate Change Harry Campbell for TIME In the 1970s, the U.S. Department of Energy poured money into making practical a miraculous technology: the ability to convert sunlight into electricity. Solar energy was a pipe dream, far too expensive and unreliable to be co...
2019-09-12 18:15

The compelling tale of how climate change denial came to grip the US The Drilled podcast reveals how money and politics in the US beat science to create climate change denial – and how the nation could rewrite its future...
2019-05-21 14:32

San Francisco Fed Wants to Reward Banks for Climate-Change Loans The Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco says banks can get extra credit for making loans that help communities adapt to climate change and prepare for future natural disasters....
2019-06-17 21:45

Meet the athletes taking action on climate change Basketball, ice climbing, swimming and surfing — professional athletes are using their popularity to shed light on climate change and encourage others to do more to protect our environment....
2019-05-21 15:15

Trump’s U.N. nominee breaks with the president on climate change Kelly Craft, the U.S. ambassador to Canada, has investments in the fossil fuel industry and promised to recuse herself from negotiations involving coal....
2019-06-20 05:15

Hello From the Year 2050. We Avoided the Worst of Climate Change — But Everything Is Different Let’s imagine for a moment that we’ve reached the middle of the century. It’s 2050, and we have a moment to reflect—the climate fight remains the consuming battle of our age, but its most intense phase may be in our rearview m...
2019-09-12 17:45

Brexit makes us question democracy – and so does climate change Beating climate change is for many a “sacred value” that trumps all others – but is it ever legitimate to abandon democratic norms to achieve a goal, asks Graham Lawton...
2019-09-12 17:45

U.N. Head: Climate Change Can Prove the Value of Collective Action As the head of the United Nations, Secretary-General António Guterres works to solve the world’s thorniest issues from humanitarian crises to international terrorism knowing that the nature of these conflicts prevents any definitive reso...
2019-06-13 15:30

U.S. remains outlier as G20 split over tackling climate change After much wrangling, the Group of 20 major economies on Saturday agreed to disagree on fighting climate change, with the United States dissenting from a commitment to carry out the 2015 Paris climate change agreement....
2019-06-29 21:00

Fish and chips could be off the menu by 2050 due to climate change Fish and chips could be off the menu due to global warming, a study warns. Scientists say larger marine species including cod and haddock face being wiped out as rising temperatures reduce oxygen levels in the oceans. Analysis of crustaceans found in...
2019-06-18 00:15

More and More Countries Agree on This Climate Change Goal. But Will It Work? As lawmakers around the world debate how best to fight climate change, one goal is rapidly becoming standard: net-zero emissions by 2050. That means that greenhouse gases would be dramatically reduced — most likely by using a combination of swi...
2019-06-21 21:00

Polish schoolgirl takes climate fight to parliament A teenager started her summer holidays by campaigning in front of Poland's parliament on Friday in a bid to get politicians to act on climate change before an election later this year....
2019-06-29 07:45

Lord of the Rain: one man's fight against climate catastrophe – video Doyte lives in South Omo, Ethiopia, one of the most remote areas in the world and hard hit by the climate crisis. As Lord of the Rain, it’s Doyte’s job to summon the rains, but for five years they haven’t come. Ethiopia’s economy is booming, fuelled ...
2019-07-04 09:45

The Debates Showed America Still Doesn’t Know How to Talk About Climate Change If you want to understand just how bad climate change was handled in the Democratic debates, start by looking at a good answer on another subject. When former HUD Secretary Julián Castro was asked about immigration during the first night of th...
2019-06-28 06:45

UN report: Climate change is already threatening our food supply. Here's how we can fix it The report from United Nations scientists describes a cycle in which the problems of land degradation and climate change exacerbate each other.        ...
2019-08-08 21:30

Farmers call for national strategy on climate change and agriculture IPCC report finds reduction in global heating requires transformation of food production and land managementClimate crisis reducing land’s ability to sustain humanity, says IPCCAn Australian farming group has called for a fully funded national strate...
2019-08-08 11:15

G20 Members At Odds Over Climate Change For Summit Meeting: Report G20 negotiators are wrangling over the wording of a summit communique on combatting climate change, with the United States pushing to downgrade the language against European opposition, according to......
2019-06-27 23:30

This Striking Climate Change Visualization Is Now Customizable for Any Place on Earth When University of Reading climate scientist released his warming stripes visualization for the globe last year, people freaked (in a good way). The minimalist graphic stripped out unnecessary clutter and told the story of global warming in blue and ...
2019-06-17 21:45

UN climate report: Humans must change nutrition habits, land use We must eat less meat and more plant-based food, as well as immediately change the way we manage land and produce food in order to limit global warming, UN scientists warned in a major report released Thursday. The report by the UN’s Intergover...
2019-08-08 22:00

Greta Thunberg sails into New York for UN climate change summits Greta Thunberg, the 16-year-old Swedish climate activist, sailed into New York Harbor on the zero-emission boat.        ...
2019-08-29 18:30

Russian official: G20 disagreements focus at WTO reform, climate change Work on the final G20 documents is not going easy, the group's Russia sherpa Svetlana Lukash said on Friday, naming World Trade Organisation reform, information security, climate change and migration as among issues members were struggling to agree....
2019-06-28 10:30

Kids Strike Around the World to Raise the Alarm on Climate Change More than a million young people are expected to walk the streets Friday in an international protest demanding action on climate change. The latest climate strike is live, with hundreds of thousands of students already having walked out of school in ...
2019-05-25 03:15

Joe Biden releases $5T climate change plan that goes 'well beyond' Obama agenda Joe Biden released a $5 trillion “clean energy revolution” plan Tuesday to combat climate change, which he said is the greatest challenge facing the United States and world....
2019-06-04 16:15

Europe Heatwave Up To 3 Degrees Hotter Due To Climate Change: Scientists The record-shattering heatwave that baked much of northern Europe last month was likely between 1.5 to 3 degrees Celsius hotter due to manmade climate change, an international team of scientists said......
2019-08-03 00:45

Pope urges politicians to take 'drastic measures' on climate change Pope Francis challenged governments on Sunday to take "drastic measures" to combat global warming and reduce the use of fossil fuels, saying the world was experiencing a climate emergency....
2019-09-01 19:00

Young Americans’ lawsuit on climate change faces big hurdle PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A lawsuit by a group of young people who say U.S. energy policies are causing climate change and hurting their future faces a major hurdle Tuesday as lawyers for the Trump administration argue to stop the case from moving forwar...
2019-06-04 08:30

Climate Change Fills Storms With More Rain, Analysis Shows The Gulf Coast is being inundated with rain and preparing for possible landfall of a tropical storm. A study of recent hurricanes found that climate change increased rainfall by up to 9 percent....
2019-08-04 02:30

Companies See Climate Change Hitting Their Bottom Lines in the Next 5 Years Some of the world's largest companies estimate they face roughly $1 trillion in climate-related risks, with most of that looming in just the next five years....
2019-06-04 06:45

Police arrest five ahead of climate-change protest at Heathrow British police have arrested five people ahead of a protest by climate-change activists who planned to use drones to disrupt flights at Heathrow airport on Friday....
2019-09-12 19:15

Heat wave 3 degrees hotter due to climate change: scientists A rapid study by European scientists has revealed the impact of man-made global warming on the recent extreme weather. They calculated the odds of record temperatures occurring with and without rising CO2 emissions....
2019-08-02 21:15

Major Climate Change Rules the Trump Administration Is Reversing The Trump administration is trying to roll back more than 80 environmental rules; half involve climate change. Here are some of the biggest climate-related ones....
2019-08-30 04:15

US Pressuring G20 Allies To Tone Down Climate Change Language: Official Washington is pressuring allies at the G20 to reject strong climate change language in the meeting's final statement, despite furious opposition from EU countries, a French presidential source said......
2019-06-28 18:30

Not Even a Fire-Loving Bird Can Handle Climate Change's Heat Fire is central in the world of black-backed woodpeckers, to the point that the birds pick cavities in recently burned trees to make their nests. But new research suggests that even these fire enthusiasts aren’t able to handle the inferno climate cha...
2019-08-07 14:15

Climate change has created more bird winners than losers in England Of 23 bird species in England affected by climate change over the past 50 years, 19 have seen a positive effect, including wrens, long-tailed tits and egrets...
2019-09-03 02:30

UN report: Climate change threatens our food supply. Here's how we can fix it The report from United Nations scientists describes a cycle in which the problems of land degradation and climate change exacerbate each other.        ...
2019-08-09 15:30

EU issues 'green' investment guide to help combat climate change The European Commission sought to boost the flow of private money to tackle climate change on Tuesday by publishing guidelines on what qualifies as environmentally friendly investment, in a move welcomed by the financial industry....
2019-06-18 20:15

190 Countries Adopt Delhi Declaration On Climate Change At UN Meet The world needs to consider land-based solutions for climate action and biodiversity to achieve the long-term goals of the Paris Agreement, said the Delhi Declaration adopted by over 190 countries on......
2019-09-14 00:00

Iceland holds funeral for first glacier lost to climate change Nation commemorates the once huge Okjokull glacier with plaque that warns action is needed to prevent climate changeIceland has marked its first-ever loss of a glacier to climate change as scientists warn that hundreds of other ice sheets on the suba...
2019-08-19 12:30

Iceland holds funeral for glacier lost to climate change Mourners in Iceland have gathered to commemorate Okjokull, a 700-year-old glacier that was declared dead five years ago and has shriveled to a small patch of ice atop a volcano. Prime Minister Katrin Jakobsdóttir and Environment Minister Gudmundur In...
2019-08-19 17:00

Boaty McBoatface makes major climate change discovery Boaty McBoatface has made more of a name for itself. In its maiden mission, the yellow submarine aboard the research vessel RRS Sir David Attenborough made a major discovery about how climate change causes sea levels to rise, the Telegraph reports. T...
2019-06-18 20:45

Youth wing urges German far right to change tack on climate BERLIN (AP) — The Berlin youth wing of the far-right Alternative for Germany is urging party leaders to stop denying that man-made pollution contributes to climate change. The Young Alternative’s branch in the capital said Tuesday that climate ...
2019-05-28 13:30

Study: Climate change could pose danger for Muslim pilgrimage For the world’s estimated 1.8 billion Muslims — roughly one-quarter of the world population — making a pilgrimage to Mecca is considered a religious duty that must be performed at least once in a lifetime, if health and finances permit. The ritual, k...
2019-08-23 03:30

Climate Change May Give Rise To Food Insecurity; Says Study Climate change could seriously have adverse effects on groundwater supplies, food production and security, stormwater runoff, biodiversity and ecosystems....
2019-09-14 22:00

Queensland police to get new powers to search climate change protesters Crackdown includes new laws that make it illegal to possess a device used for locking on, and comes as Extinction Rebellion ramps up activitiesQueensland police will be given new powers to search suspected climate change protesters, as the state gove...
2019-08-20 07:00

Climate change will drive longer extreme heatwaves in summer If the world warms by more than 2°C, extreme summer heat and rain are likely to last longer and lead to flooding, with serious effects for farming and health...
2019-08-20 07:00

Jay Inslee Helped Make Climate Change a Top Campaign Issue. He Says That’s Not Enough During his six-month campaign for president, Washington Gov. Jay Inslee made climate change a focus of the Democratic presidential primary, forcing it onto the debate stage and pushing other candidates to match his ambitious plans. But Inslee believe...
2019-08-22 22:30

Climate change can pose big risks to real estate investments Climate changes pose big risks to real estate investments. The good news for REIT investors is that environmental, social and corporate governance-focused products are growing at a rapid clip....
2019-05-28 19:15

Trump U.N. pick Craft says climate change a threat to planet U.S. President Donald Trump's pick to be United Nations ambassador acknowledged on Wednesday that climate change is a threat and pledged to recuse herself from any U.N. talks on the issue involving coal because her husband is a coal billionaire....
2019-06-20 00:45

Bernie Sanders unveils $16.3 trillion climate change plan Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., unveiled a $16.3 trillion climate change proposal Thursday that calls for the United States to exclusively rely on renewable energy for electricity and transportation by 2030....
2019-08-22 18:00

Nordic PMs, CEOs sign joint declaration on climate change Nordic prime ministers and business leaders sought on Tuesday to reinforce the 2015 Paris Climate Agreement and the U.N. Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) by signing a joint declaration to promote public-private partnerships....
2019-08-20 17:30

How Climate Change Is Breaking Temperature Records Around the World in 2019 July 2019 was the hottest July and the hottest month on record globally since temperature records began in a year of many record-breaking temperatures as heat waves hit many parts of the world. This trend of high temperatures and heatwaves looks set ...
2019-08-18 21:00

Iceland holds ceremony for first glacier lost to climate change Iceland is commemorating the loss of Okjokull with the prime minister and guests from international universities and the United Nations. The ceremony is intended to provoke real emotions toward climate change....
2019-08-18 18:30

UN climate report: Change land use to avoid a hungry future GENEVA (AP) — Human-caused climate change is dramatically degrading the Earth's land and the way people use the land is making global warming worse, a new United Nations scientific report says. That creates a vicious cycle which is already making foo...
2019-08-09 18:00

UK chooses Glasgow to host major UN climate change summit Picking city as likely venue of COP26 may be seen as move to shore up pro-union sentimentA crucial climate change conference expected to be co-hosted by the UK would take place in Glasgow, the government has announced, in a move that will be seen as ...
2019-08-10 07:00

Study: Most YouTube videos on climate change deny its existence Search for “climate change” on YouTube and before long you’ll likely find a video that denies it exists. In fact, when it comes to shaping the online conversation around climate change, a new study suggests that deniers and conspiracy theorists might...
2019-08-11 00:30

G20 members at odds over climate change for summit meeting: sources G20 negotiators are wrangling over the wording of a summit communique on combatting climate change, with the United States pushing to downgrade the language against European opposition, according to sources and drafts of the text....
2019-06-27 21:00

6 Major Climate Change Rules the Trump Administration Is Reversing The Trump administration is trying to roll back more than 80 environmental rules; half involve climate change. Here are some of the biggest climate-related ones....
2019-08-29 21:30

Australia, under fire for coal, pledges $339 mln for Pacific climate change Australia will donate A$500 million ($339 million) to Pacific Islands for renewable energy projects and to help its neighbours prepare for the impact of climate change, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Monday....
2019-08-13 12:45

'I Am Afraid': A First-Ever Poll Shows How Worried Greenlanders Are About Climate Change Greenland is on the front lines of climate change. This summer of fire and ice loss is indicative of the much larger shifts afoot. Yet while much has been made about the science of rising temperature, precious little research has been done on the imp...
2019-08-13 23:15

Maharashtra Discusses Climate Change In Disaster Preparedness Review Maharashtra is one of the first states in the country to keep climate change at the centre of its deliberations to come up with disaster relief and rehabilitation norms....
2019-08-14 00:15

Denmark’s New Prime Minister Vows to Tackle Climate Change Mette Frederiksen, leader of the center-left Social Democrats, will head a minority government that pledged a 70 percent cut in carbon emissions by 2030....
2019-06-27 20:15

NYC schools will excuse kids who walk out for climate change rally Cut class for climate change! The Department of Education will excuse city kids who ditch school next Friday to partake in a Manhattan climate change protest, officials said Thursday. “TEN YEARS. We have ten years to save the planet,” May...
2019-09-13 15:00

Jacinda Ardern says Australia has to 'answer to Pacific' on climate change New Zealand prime minister warns Scott Morrison about Canberra’s stance but refuses to call for Australia to transition out of coalJacinda Ardern has declared that “Australia has to answer to the Pacific” on climate change, saying that New Zealand is...
2019-08-14 17:45

Police arrest 70 climate change protesters outside New York Times Police arrested 70 environmental protesters outside the New York Times headquarters who laid down in the street and climbed onto the building to demand the newspaper start referring to climate change as a climate emergency, police and media reports s...
2019-06-23 17:45

Imperiled by climate change, Pacific nations chide Australia Small Pacific islands nations at risk from rising sea levels lambasted Australia on Friday after it blocked moves at a regional forum to set down tough policies to combat climate change....
2019-08-16 18:15

Daily on Energy: Where that 12-year climate change deadline came from, and what it really means Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
2019-08-17 03:15

70 activists arrested at climate change rally outside NY Times building Seventy environmental protesters were arrested Saturday outside The New York Times building in Midtown, police said. The demonstrators, from the activist group Extinction Rebellion NYC, first gathered at Bryant Park at around noon and then marched th...
2019-06-23 16:30

Climate Change Debate Censored in Canada Because of One Jackass Candidate My in-laws are Canadian and thus prone to frequent bouts of trashing the broken American political system and then immediately apologizing (with the exception of my brother-in-law Dan who is a true asshole). Well, the joke’s on you, suckers. Now your...
2019-08-20 23:00

How to Save the Colorado River from Climate Change and Chronic Overuse Paul Kehmeier is a fourth-generation farmer from western Colorado. One hundred and twenty years ago, his great grandfather Wilhelm Kehmeier bought land in Delta County, dug an irrigation ditch to bring water from a nearby stream, and got to work plan...
2019-09-03 13:30

The next prime minister Boris Johnson’s climate change record Boris Johnson will be the next prime minister of the UK after winning the Conservative party leadership campaign. Theresa May is expected to resign tomorrow and hand over power. Here's what Johnson has said and done about climate change...
2019-07-23 15:45

Climate change protesters take over red carpet at Venice Film Festival The demonstrators got the support of rocker Mick Jagger and veteran actor Donald Sutherland, who will walk that red carpet later to present their thriller The Burnt Orange Heresy....
2019-09-07 21:45

Want to stop climate change? Jared Diamond says nations need therapy In his new book Upheaval, polymath Jared Diamond says nations need a special kind of therapy to solve big problems like climate change, Brexit and nuclear proliferation...
2019-06-08 15:00

James Cameron says "people need to wake the fuck up" about climate change Everyone thought it was ridiculous to make a bunch of Avatar sequels when very few people have fond memories of the original, but maybe the reason James Cameron was so desperate to make these movies happen is that he realized nobody actually paid att...
2019-09-11 03:00

Where do 2020 Democrats stand on the Green New Deal, climate change? Since the February release of controversial Democratic Socialist Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., and Sen. Bernie Sanders', I-Vt., Green New Deal, many 2020 presidential candidates have released their own proposals to tackle the issue of climat...
2019-06-08 15:00

New prime minister Boris Johnson’s climate change record Boris Johnson has become the new prime minister of the UK after winning the Conservative party leadership campaign. Here's what Johnson has said and done about climate change...
2019-07-25 10:15

Spain honors research of plants’ role against climate change A Spanish foundation says two prominent biologists working separately on how plants can help fight climate change have won Spain’s Princess of Asturias award for scientific research...
2019-06-05 12:30

Biden’s new climate change plan copied passages from other sources An ambitious climate change plan released by former Vice President Joe Biden on Tuesday was amended soon after it was released because a few passages did not correctly credit sources for the information. The president of a “progressive cellphone comp...
2019-06-05 09:45

Climate change probably added 4C to Europe's June heatwave: study Man-made climate change probably made last month's European heatwave, in which southern France experienced a national record 45.9 degrees Celsius (114.6 Fahrenheit), 4C (7F) hotter than it would otherwise have been, scientists said on Tuesday....
2019-07-02 16:45

Criminologist: Trump acts like a criminal when denying climate change While much of the world now recognizes the need for immediate action, there are still those who question the scientific consensus on climate change and deter efforts to tackle it. As might be expected, they have the attention of US President Donald T...
2019-07-31 20:30

Intentional Forest Fires Shaped Forests in the USA More than Climate Change New research suggests that the Eastern United States’ forests have been transformed more by Native American intentional forest fires in the past than by current climate change.  ...
2019-05-22 21:30

Joy Behar: Curing cancer 'much more difficult' without fixing climate change Add cancer to the long list of things that progressives say is a result of climate change. During Wednesday's "View," co-host Joy Behar warned that without attempts to halt climate change and pollution, it would be very difficult to cure cancer....
2019-06-12 20:45

UK police say they will prevent repeat of climate-change protest chaos Climate activists Extinction Rebellion will not be allowed to repeat the kind of disruption they caused in London earlier this year when they hold fresh demonstrations in October, police said on Thursday....
2019-07-18 18:15

Most YouTube climate change videos 'oppose the consensus view' Scientist behind study urges platform to tweak algorithms to ‘prioritise factual information’The majority of YouTube videos about the climate crisis oppose the scientific consensus and “hijack” technical terms to make them appear credible, a new stud...
2019-07-25 06:45

6 Takeaways from the CNN Democratic Climate Change Town Hall Meeting The ten leading Democratic candidates for president gathered at a town hall meeting in New York City Wednesday, broadcast on CNN. They answered questions about how they would address climate change. Here are six takeaways. 1. Jay Inslee’s long ...
2019-09-06 22:45

Emails: Trump aide consulting climate-change rejecters WASHINGTON (AP) — A Trump administration national security official is turning to advisers from a climate change-rejecting think tank for help crafting his challenges to mainstream science on global warming. The Environmental Defense Fund obtained th...
2019-06-14 07:45

World leaders set to discuss how to ramp up climate change efforts The UN climate action summit on 23 September will be the most important event since the Paris climate deal, but a lack of ambition could hold efforts back...
2019-09-10 20:30

Biden trashed by RNC for lifting parts of climate change plan The Republican National Committee piled on ex-veep Joe Biden on Wednesday after revelations that parts of his climate platform had been cribbed from other sources. “Joe Biden has been plagiarizing for longer than I’ve been alive,” RNC chairwoman Ronn...
2019-06-05 22:30

House Democrats unveil more 'realistic' climate change plan A group of U.S. House Democrats on Tuesday unveiled a climate change plan they said featured a "more realistic" goal to cut carbon emissions to net zero by 2050 rather than by 2030 as envisioned under the Green New Deal introduced early this year....
2019-07-24 02:45

Sweden's Tallest Peak Has Lost Its Title, Thanks to Climate Change Sweden may have to follow Iceland’s lead in holding a funeral for the dying ice atop Kebnekaise, the nation’s former tallest peak. Scientists have confirmed that the title of Sweden’s highest point has changed hands, after two blistering summers erod...
2019-09-10 17:00

Climate Change Denialists No Longer See Automakers As Allies: Report Most Americans accept the established science that the planet on which we live is rapidly warming due to human activity. Some Americans do not. A still smaller yet influential group of Americans have been actively fighting any and all efforts to addr...
2019-07-04 08:45

Climate change protesters arrested after super-gluing themselves to US Capitol Seventeen climate change protesters were reportedly arrested Tuesday night in a demonstration where members of their activist group superglued themselves to an underground entrance of the US Capitol. At least 16 environmentalists from Extinction Rebe...
2019-07-24 14:30

Six Takeaways from the CNN Democratic Climate Change Town Hall Meeting The ten leading Democratic candidates for president gathered at a town hall meeting in New York City Wednesday, broadcast on CNN. They answered questions about how they would address climate change. Here are six takeaways. 1. Jay Inslee’s long ...
2019-09-05 15:15

New EU executive line-up to tackle climate change, digital challenges The incoming head of the EU executive named her 27-strong team on Tuesday, promising it would focus on addressing changes in climate, technology and demography that are generating anxiety in communities across the 28-member bloc....
2019-09-10 15:00

Rapid results in on climate change and the European heat wave Enlarge / How the warmest three-day averages from June rank—the darkest red area set new records. (credit: van Oldenborgh et al.) Much of Europe—and particularly France—has been sweating through an incredible heat wave in recent days, with temperat...
2019-07-02 22:45

Is Netflix bad for the environment? How streaming video contributes to climate change Driving an electric car, choosing train travel or using less plastic — we know there are many things we can do to be less of a burden on the world's environment. But would you be willing to give up on streaming video?...
2019-07-11 23:30

Climate change risk should be part of monetary policy: ECB's Villeroy Central banks should take into account climate change risks not only as part of ensuring financial stability but also when setting monetary policy, ECB policymaker Francois Villeroy de Galhau said on Thursday....
2019-06-13 17:45

The musicians helping make climate change a cultural movement Pop stars like Lil Dicky and Grimes are using their music and their huge followings to gain vital coverage of climate change. This rise in social media-driven activism shows that a tipping point has been reached in popular culture...
2019-06-18 01:30

Climate change helping 'make world less peaceful', report says Climate change is helping to make the world less peaceful by causing conflicts or making them worse by affecting livelihoods, security and resources, a study has said....
2019-06-12 07:45

Elizabeth Warren embraces Jay Inslee's climate change platform Sen. Elizabeth Warren on Tuesday announced she would adopt Washington Gov. Jay Inslee's 10-year climate plan, while also expanding on his blueprint with a series of additional investments costing $1 trillion to offer additional protections to workers...
2019-09-04 02:45

Can a 4,815-Mile Wall of Trees Help Curb Climate Change in Africa? The seedlings are ready. One hundred and fifty thousand shoots of drought-resistant acacia, hardy baobab and Moringa spill out of their black plastic casings. The ground has been prepared with scores of kilometer-long furrows leading to a horizon stu...
2019-09-12 14:00

Climate Change Reroutes a Yukon River in a Geological Instant Melting water from one of Canada’s largest glaciers used to flow north, to the Bering Sea. Last spring, it reversed course, a case of what scientists call “river piracy.”...
2019-05-21 21:01

Joe Biden unveils $5 trillion plan for climate change 'revolution' Democratic 2020 hopeful Joe Biden unveiled details of his plan to fight climate change, which would cost $5 trillion, produce net-zero emissions and institute an entirely clean energy economy within 30 years....
2019-06-04 22:15

Climate Change Isn’t Just a Global Threat—It’s a Public Health Emergency Harry Campbell for TIME There can be no discussion about climate change without a meaningful conversation about public health. As leading health experts have affirmed, the climate crisis is a threat multiplier, particularly for communities suffering ...
2019-09-12 16:00

Climate change lawsuit vs. US government faces court test PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A lawsuit by a group of young people who say U.S. energy policies are causing climate change and hurting their future faces a major hurdle Tuesday as lawyers for the Trump administration argue to stop the case from moving forwar...
2019-06-04 20:15

Manage Climate Change Anxiety With These Cold-War Coping Techniques For many viewers, watching Chernobyl crystallized parallels between widespread cultural panic around the nuclear threat and what we’re feeling now in the face of climate change. For veteran activists and therapists, the link has been clear for some t...
2019-09-03 18:45

Amazon employees will reportedly walk out over climate change inaction More than 900 Amazon employees plan to protest the company's lack of action around climate change. In an internal petition, the employees have pledged to walk out on September 20th at 11:30AM PT. They've outlined three demands: that Amazon ...
2019-09-10 01:00

AOC called out by meteorologist after linking DC tornado warning to climate change Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., took to social media on Thursday during a tornado warning in Washington, D.C., and swiftly tried to connect it to climate change -- prompting one meteorologist to call her out for not knowing "the difference bet...
2019-05-24 15:15

On the front lines of climate change in the world's northernmost town Icebergs float liked doomed islands past the small boat as it makes its way through a fjord filled with the slush of a melting glacier. Occasionally, as the warming waters dissolve the bottom of one of the icebergs, it becomes top-heavy and does a so...
2019-09-03 15:30

Why Ignoring Africa’s Climate Change Problem Could Have Devastating Effects Harry Campbell for TIME Climate change is a global challenge that demands global solutions. But we must acknowledge the fact that the most underresourced parts of the world are bearing the brunt of climate change, despite bearing the least responsibi...
2019-09-12 17:45

Climate change is our World War III. It needs a bold response | Joseph Stiglitz Critics of the Green New Deal ask if we can afford it. But we can’t afford not to: our civilisation is at stakeAdvocates of the Green New Deal say there is great urgency in dealing with climate change and highlight the scale and scope of what is requ...
2019-06-04 17:30

Molly Scott Cato: ‘It’s the wealthy who are causing climate change’ The Green party MEP for the south-west on why social justice is key to making the transition to a carbon-neutral economy by 2050Molly Scott Cato can hardly contain herself. Having spent more than 30 years as an activist in the ecology and the sustain...
2019-07-09 15:15

Pete Buttigieg unveils $1.1 trillion climate change plan Mayor Pete Buttigieg unveiled his $1.112 trillion climate change plan Wednesday morning, with a goal of reaching net-zero emissions by 2050 and creating over 3 million clean energy and infrastructure jobs in the next decade....
2019-09-04 14:45

Climate change lawsuit against US government faces major hurdle PORTLAND, Ore. — A lawsuit by a group of young people who say US energy policies are causing climate change and hurting their future faces a major hurdle Tuesday as lawyers for the Trump administration argue to stop the case from moving forward. Thre...
2019-06-05 00:15

Climate change made European heatwave at least five times likelier Searing heat shows crisis is ‘here and now’, say scientists, and worse than predictedThe record-breaking heatwave that struck Europe in June was made at least five – and possibly 100 – times more likely by climate change, scientists have calculated.S...
2019-07-02 15:15

Europe's seas to lose almost a third of life due to climate change: report Europe's waters are expected to lose 30% of their already vulnerable ocean life to further warming, says a new study. Combined with overfishing, that loss can threaten livelihood and food security in coastal nations....
2019-06-12 00:15

Civilization could crumble by 2050 if we don’t stop climate change now, new paper says It seems every week there’s a scary new report about how man-made climate change is going to cause the collapse of the world’s ice sheets, result in the extinction of up to 1 million animal species and — if that wasn’t bad enough — ...
2019-06-05 02:15

'We have a once-in-century chance': Naomi Klein on how we can fight the climate crisis In this extract from her latest book On Fire, the No Logo author looks at why capitalism and politics have got in the way of addressing the climate crisis• Interview with Naomi Klein: ‘We are seeing the beginnings of the era of climate barbarism’On a...
2019-09-15 07:00

David Attenborough warns climate change may bring social unrest Naturalist David Attenborough told British lawmakers on Tuesday it would be essential to stick to a new target to decarbonize the economy, warning that failure to tackle climate change could lead to massive social unrest....
2019-07-10 18:30

Climate change: Myopic stock markets deter green investments Companies remain torn between making socially responsible investments and meeting the short-term expectations of the stock market. But it's not all gloom and doom for green investors, especially in Europe....
2019-06-19 10:30

Storm Barry's threat to New Orleans heightened by climate change: scientists Tropical Storm Barry, which is expected to flood New Orleans and threaten lives along the Mississippi River, is being fueled by warmth in the Gulf of Mexico that was likely exacerbated by climate change, scientists said on Friday....
2019-07-13 03:15

Groundbreaking climate change discovery made by, sigh, Boaty McBoatface Climate change is real, and many would argue the most serious existing threat to humanity. Today, British scientists announced a major new discovery about how climate change is affecting sea levels that will most likely cause climate scientists to re...
2019-06-19 08:30

British naturalist warns climate change may bring social unrest Naturalist David Attenborough told British lawmakers on Tuesday it would be essential to stick to a new target to decarbonize the economy, warning that failure to tackle climate change could lead to massive social unrest....
2019-07-10 00:15

Oregon Republicans Have Literally Gone Into Hiding to Prevent Climate Change Legislation All eleven Republican state senators in Oregon are currently in hiding in order to prevent the state legislature from having the quorum of people necessary to pass a carbon cap. Now, Gov. Kate Brown has sent the cops looking for them, according to Th...
2019-06-21 10:45

Blame ‘sexism’ and climate change for making your asthma and allergies worse Extended growing seasons and warming temperatures aren't the only contributing factors to increased pollen levels — turns out the sex of trees also plays a part....
2019-06-27 20:30

Trump UN Pick Kelly Craft Says Climate Change A Threat To Planet US President Donald Trump's pick to be United Nations ambassador acknowledged on Wednesday that climate change is a threat and pledged to recuse herself from any UN talks on the issue involving coal......
2019-06-20 02:30

Martin Rees: ‘Climate change is a doddle compared with terraforming Mars’ The astronomer royal and risk specialist on cyber-attacks, pandemics, Brexit and life on MarsMartin Rees is a cosmologist and astrophysicist who has been the astronomer royal since 1995. He is also a co-founder of the Centre for the Study of Existent...
2019-08-18 10:30

Bill Gates and Big Oil back company trying to solve climate change by sucking CO2 out of the air Carbon Engineering wants to address climate change by capturing and removing carbon dioxide straight from the air, but many question whether partnering with oil and gas companies is the right move....
2019-06-22 16:45

Billions of extra trees may give us 20 years to tackle climate change The world could support nearly 1 billion hectares of extra forest, covering the size of the United States and giving us 20 more years to tackle climate change...
2019-07-05 03:15

Democrat Jay Inslee ties climate change into 2020 education plan Democratic presidential candidate Jay Inslee, who has made climate change the major issue in his campaign, said Friday he will incorporate the issue into his education plan....
2019-07-05 21:30

Ottawa and P.E.I. spending $14.5 million to build climate change research centre Veterans Affairs Minister Lawrence MacAulay said the Canadian Centre for Climate Change and Adaptation will be built in St. Peter's Bay, which is in his riding....
2019-07-05 22:45

A Peace Corps for Climate Change Is Among the Most Popular Green New Deal Policies Americans want to get to work saving the planet from catastrophic climate change. Presidential candidate Jay Inslee’s idea of forming a Climate Conservation Corps—akin to the Peace Corps and Americorps—is among the most popular climate policies assoc...
2019-06-07 17:45

World hunger continues to rise due to conflict, climate change, says UN report Conflict, climate change and weak economic growth are leaving more people without enough to eat, a UN report warning of starvation and famine says. Most of the world's chronic hungry live in Asia and Africa....
2019-07-16 04:30

Planting 1 trillion trees could stop climate change, argues study Planting a massive number of trees is the most effective way to combat global warming, scientists have said. Reforesting an area the size of the United States could capture two-thirds of manmade carbon emissions....
2019-07-05 01:01

Biden joins the call for a Democratic candidates’ debate on climate change Many presidential hopefuls say they want a primary debate to focus on climate, and now Biden’s adding his name to the list. But the Democratic Party is resisting....
2019-06-12 02:15

Iceland Builds First Monument In Memory Of Glacier Lost To Climate Change Iceland on Sunday honours the passing of Okjokull, its first glacier lost to climate change, as scientists warn that some 400 others on the subarctic island risk the same fate....
2019-08-18 06:00

Uganda says malaria prevalence surges, cites climate change and refugees Uganda said on Wednesday it had recorded a 40% surge in the incidence of malaria, attributing the increase to a range of factors including a refugee influx, climate change and a decline in the use of protective nets....
2019-08-14 18:15

New IPCC report shows land use is part of solution to climate change Enlarge / Forest being cleared for palm oil cultivation. (credit: CIFOR / Flickr) During the negotiations leading up to the 2015 Paris Agreement, nations agreed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. But they also gave climate scientists some extra ho...
2019-08-09 02:45

China is on track to meet its climate change goals nine years early An analysis has found that China's carbon dioxide emissions could peak by 2025, making a big contribution to reaching the Paris climate agreement goals...
2019-07-31 20:45

Protesters target Amazon in France calling for action on climate change Several hundred environmental activists protested outside Amazon's headquarters in Paris and at two of its regional distribution centers in France on Tuesday as part of stepped-up climate change demonstrations....
2019-07-02 15:15

New IPCC Report Shows How Our Abuse of Land Drives Climate Change Cutting out fossil fuels, which the IPCC has called for repeatedly, isn’t enough—we as a species need to fundamentally transform our relationship with the land....
2019-08-08 20:00

If We Want to Stop Climate Change, Now is a Moment of Reckoning for How We Use the Planet, Warns U.N. Report The human relationship with the land we live on has evolved over the hundreds of thousands of years humans have roamed the planet, but no period has seen as dramatic change as the last century when humans used land in new ways to extract wealth and b...
2019-08-08 19:00

IPCC report: The world gets hungrier, but the land is exhausted – from us and from climate change The UN's scientific body on climate change highlights in a new report the strong connection between land use and climate change. A radical change in the food system is key to people's livelihoods and health worldwide....
2019-08-08 15:30

It’s a Moment of Reckoning For How We Use the Planet to Halt Climate Change, Warns U.N. Report   The human relationship with the land we live on has evolved over the hundreds of thousands of years humans have roamed the planet, but no period has seen as dramatic change as the last century when humans used land in new ways to extract wealth and b...
2019-08-08 12:15

The Federal Government Is Still Trying to Kill Young Activists' Climate Change Lawsuit Climate change, which may actually end us all much sooner than anticipated, will nevertheless have the biggest adverse effect on the generation of kids growing up now. So obviously, the federal government is trying to disappear a lawsuit filed by a g...
2019-06-05 06:45

200 Reindeer Starved to Death. Experts Call It a Sign of Climate Change. Scientists surveying reindeer populations in Norway said the deaths occurred on iced pastures in the Arctic, a result of global warming’s effect on a vulnerable ecosystem....
2019-07-31 23:45

Energy Secretary Rick Perry talks LNG exports, climate change, and more Energy Secretary Rick Perry joins "Squawk Box" to discuss the state of global energy including LNG exports, the nuclear technology available around the world, the climate change debate and more....
2019-08-01 02:30

200 reindeer died on an Arctic Island -- and researchers think climate change is to blame More than 200 reindeer have been found dead this summer in the Norwegian archipelago of Svalbard -- and climate change appears to be the killer, researchers say....
2019-08-01 07:45

Central banks' key policy goals are under threat from climate change, warns UBS Central banks around the world must proactively fight climate change in their own investment portfolios in order to safeguard their key priorities, according to research....
2019-07-02 14:45

Donald Trump and Theresa May discuss climate change, Huawei and trade US president Donald Trump is on his first state visit to the UK. Amid the ceremony and speeches, he discussed cybersecurity with UK Prime Minister Theresa May...
2019-06-04 23:15

The Hottest July, How Climate Change is Breaking Temperature Records in 2019 July 2019 was the hottest July and the hottest month on record globally since temperature records began in a year of many record-breaking temperatures as heat waves hit many parts of the world. This trend of high temperatures and heatwaves looks set ...
2019-08-16 14:15

Ex-Fox News reporter Carl Cameron and a climate change activist take on Drudge A climate change activist and a former Fox News reporter are teaming up on a website designed to combat “disinformation” spread by right-leaning media, focusing especially on climate change....
2019-07-01 17:45

This video game reveals how prehistoric people tackled climate change How will climate change remake our world in the 21st century? Will we be able to adapt and survive? As with many things, the past is a good guide for the future. Humans have experienced climate changes in the past that have transformed their environm...
2019-06-29 11:15

United States Remains Outlier As G20 Split Over Tackling Climate Change After much wrangling, the Group of 20 major economies on Saturday agreed to disagree on fighting climate change, with the United States dissenting from a commitment to carry out the 2015 Paris climate......
2019-06-29 22:45

UN panel recommends eating less meat and more vegetables to counter climate change Food production and land and forest management have contributed significantly to global climate change, requiring a change in behaviors that have been central to human development — including diets, according to a major new United Nations report....
2019-08-09 12:00

Climate Change Probably Added 4 Degrees To Europe's June Heatwave: Study Man-made climate change probably made last month's European heatwave, in which southern France experienced a national record 45.9 degrees Celsius, 4C (7F) hotter than it would otherwise have been,......
2019-07-02 18:30

Australia 'has to answer to the Pacific’ over climate change, Jacinda Ardern says - video Jacinda Ardern has declared that ‘Australia has to answer to the Pacific’ on climate change, saying that New Zealand is doing what it can to limit global emissions and expects other nations to do the same. Pacific leaders have this week been urging A...
2019-08-14 17:45

Limiting climate change would prevent thousands of heat-related deaths in U.S. Deadly summer heat will get worse as the globe warms, so putting the brakes on climate change by reducing carbon emissions will literally be a lifesaver for thousands of Americans, a new study suggests.        ...
2019-06-06 01:30

Macron Calls Climate Change a ‘Red Line’ Issue at G20, Rebuking Trump President Emmanuel Macron of France said that he would not sign any Group of 20 joint statement unless it dealt with climate change, in a barb at President Trump’s rejection of the Paris accord....
2019-06-27 20:15

A Trump Official Consulted With Climate-Change Deniers, Emails Show (WASHINGTON) — A Trump administration national security official has sought help from advisers to a think tank that disavows climate change to challenge widely accepted scientific findings on global warming, according to his emails. The request...
2019-06-14 15:30

USDA Report Sees Dire Climate-Change Impact on U.S. Crops Unchecked climate change could mean that the weather conditions hurting farmers this year will become increasingly common and result in higher costs for the federal government, according to a U.S. Department of Agriculture report....
2019-07-24 12:15

Gore lectures Australians on climate change in taxpayer-subsidized conference Former Vice President Al Gore is in Australia hosting a project to combat climate change -- a push that is being subsidized by local taxpayers to the tune of $100,000 amid a dispute over a controversial coal mine....
2019-06-05 20:30

Monument to be unveiled honoring glacier in Iceland lost to climate change A monument is set to be unveiled honoring Iceland’s first glacier that fell victim to climate change. Veuer’s Mercer Morrison has the story.       ...
2019-07-24 20:15

London climate change protesters daub Brazilian embassy blood red Climate change protesters threw red paint onto the Brazilian embassy in London on Tuesday to demonstrate against damage to the Amazon rainforest and what they described as violence against indigenous peoples living there....
2019-08-13 12:45

The Newest Audience for Democrats’ Climate Change Plans: Iowa Farmers As in other years, Democratic presidential candidates hitting the Iowa State Fair this weekend came armed with policy ideas targeted at rural farmers who dominate the state. The difference this time: Those proposals were about climate change. In a si...
2019-08-13 06:30

Trump's two-front attack on climate change science faces challenges The Trump administration is fighting on two fronts to help justify its deregulatory agenda in court, downplaying both the damage from climate change and the public health benefits of environmental rules....
2019-05-31 13:45

A Dangerous Algae Is Killing Our Dogs—and Climate Change Is Going to Make It Worse A pair of tragic stories reported this past weekend are raising awareness of a threat to both people and animals in the water: algae. At least four dogs in two states along the Southeast U.S. have reportedly died from swimming in freshwater lakes and...
2019-08-13 06:30

Australia, under fire for coal, pledges $339 million for Pacific climate change Australia will donate A$500 million ($339 million) to Pacific Islands for renewable energy projects and to help its neighbors prepare for the impact of climate change, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Monday....
2019-08-12 22:45

Climate Change May Be Spreading Flesh-Eating Bacteria to Unexpected Waters Climate change is warming ocean waters around the globe, which affects what can thrive in various parts of the seas. Now, bacteria that can cause a flesh-eating infection are showing up in waters once too cold to harbor them. A new report published i...
2019-06-18 01:30

Debates will show whether Democrats are ready to vote based on climate change This week’s Democratic presidential debates will measure climate change's rank on the party’s agenda, testing whether voters will embrace activist calls for aggressive government action....
2019-06-27 22:30

Even as Floods Worsen With Climate Change, Fewer People Insure Against Disaster The Midwest floods have highlighted a gap in disaster readiness: Fewer Americans are buying flood insurance, even as climate change increases their risk....
2019-06-08 12:00

Festival-goers form climate-change hourglass in Glastonbury sunshine Thousands of festival-goers at Glastonbury formed Extinction Rebellion's hourglass symbol on Thursday as the protest group joined forces with long-time event partner Greenpeace in a call to join a......
2019-06-27 23:00

Indians plant 220 million trees in single day to combat climate change Indians planted 220 million trees in a single day in a government campaign to tackle climate change and improve the environment.        ...
2019-08-09 20:30

G20 summit: Trump halts more China tariffs, disagrees with most on climate change President Donald Trump agreed to halt more China tariffs after the G20 summit in Japan, but disagreed with the rest of the group on climate change fight....
2019-06-29 18:45

Climate Change Takes Center Stage: This Week in the 2020 Race Half of the Democratic candidates took part in a CNN town-hall-style event on global warming, and several unveiled detailed plans to address the crisis....
2019-09-07 11:45

Building climate change defences could massively boost world economy Adapting to climate change could boos the world economy by trillions of dollars, says a report backed by Ban Ki-Moon, Bill Gates and the head of the World Bank...
2019-09-10 02:30

Asia's growing coal use could negate global climate change progress, U.N. says Asia's heavy and expanding reliance on coal power risks cancelling out global progress towards preventing catastrophic climate change, a top United Nations official warned on Wednesday....
2019-09-04 19:15

Europe’s ‘green wave’ signals growing climate change concern BERLIN — Green parties in Germany, France, Britain and elsewhere celebrated big gains in elections for the 751-seat European Parliament amid growing voter concerns over climate change, expressed in large-scale student protests over recent months. Pro...
2019-05-27 19:30

Wildfires and Floods Push Russia to Revise Its Stance on Climate Change A double blow of floods and wildfires in Russia this summer is injecting fresh urgency into rethinking the country’s usually skeptical stance toward the dangers posed by climate change....
2019-08-23 13:45

Climate change, hurricanes make the affordable housing crisis even worse Low-income renters are particularly vulnerable to natural disasters like Hurricane Dorian, says a report by the Center for American Progess.       ...
2019-09-02 03:30

Protests erupt after DNC puts kibosh on climate change-focused debate The Democratic National Committee's summer meeting in San Francisco erupted into a hail of protests on Thursday, as unruly environmentalist activists condemned the party's decision not to hold a presidential primary debate focused exclusively on clim...
2019-08-23 13:15

Climate-change activists' plan to disrupt Heathrow with drones frustrated Climate-change activists who planned to disrupt Heathrow airport with drones were frustrated early on Friday as the devices failed to fly and Europe's biggest airport continued to operate as usual....
2019-09-13 09:45

What 500,000 Americans hit by floods can teach us about fighting climate change | Elizabeth Rush Individual action can’t fight climate crisis. These Americans know we need a collective responseLast fall, as I landed in New Orleans, a seed of existential anxiety lodged itself deep in my gut. It was my fifth flight in just over a week. I was in th...
2019-08-30 14:15

Amazon Shareholders Reject Facial Recognition, Climate Change Proposals Amazon said Wednesday that shareholders at an annual meeting in Seattle voted against proposals related to two major social issues: climate change and facial recognition technology....
2019-05-23 12:45

Danish pension fund dumps oil majors on climate change concerns The $20 billion fund says oil companies including ExxonMobil and Royal Dutch Shell are not doing enough to meet goals set out in the Paris Agreement. But the fund has ruled out a blanket ban on fossil fuel companies....
2019-09-06 08:15

Research reveals surprising relationship between climate change and fertility rate Climate change will shape every aspect of human life – often in complex ways. Take the question of deciding how many children to have, for example. A new analysis suggests that climate change could increase fertility rates in tropical countries, in t...
2019-05-21 19:15

Democratic voters in New Hampshire blame climate change for economic woes The 2020 Democratic presidential hopefuls flocking to the first-in-the-nation primary state of New Hampshire could encounter voters who claim they are feeling the effects of climate change in their pocketbooks -- as they seek to woo Democrats who cou...
2019-08-23 13:15

G7 Highlights on Final Day of Meetings: Iran, Climate Change and China Trade President Trump spoke again about the trade war, President Emmanuel Macron of France discussed diplomacy with Iran, and world leaders agreed on Amazon aid....
2019-08-27 04:45

Buttigieg plans to task Defense Department with fighting climate change Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg released a sweeping plan to fight climate change on Wednesday, calling the issue "the security challenge of our time" and tasking the Department of Defense with addressing it....
2019-09-04 18:45

'The planet is on fire': Bill Nye driven to F-bomb rant by climate change The beloved science educator and children’s show host appeared on Last Week Tonight to help explain carbon-pricingBill Nye is done messing around. Look out, because while you might not typically associate angry talk with the normally-mild-mannered “S...
2019-05-21 21:01

U.S. presidential candidate Booker proposes $3 trillion climate change plan U.S. presidential hopeful Cory Booker unveiled a $3 trillion plan to address climate change on Tuesday, vowing to reach a 100% clean energy economy by 2045 by sharply curbing fossil fuels while investing heavily in renewable energy sources....
2019-09-03 15:30

UN and African Union in ‘common battle’ for development and climate change financing UN Secretary-General António Guterres has called for a “quantum leap” in funding for development and climate change for Africa, speaking to journalists on Monday, following the plenary meeting of the latest United Nations-African Union (AU) Conferenc...
2019-05-21 15:30

DNC rebuffs push for unofficial climate change-focused presidential 'debates' The Democratic National Committee voted down a resolution at its summer meeting in San Francisco Saturday that would have freed the party's presidential candidates to participate in unofficial “multi-candidate” forums focused solely on climate change...
2019-08-25 06:30

Chile's Southern Patagonia Ice Field ruptured by climate change: scientists Chile's 12,000 square kilometer (4,633 square mile) Southern Patagonia Ice Field split in two and is likely to continue to fracture amid climate change, according to a team of Chilean scientists who were in the region in March....
2019-05-24 05:15

Energy Department Closes Office Working on Climate Change Abroad The elimination of the Office of International Climate and Technology is another sign of the Trump administration’s retreat on global warming policy....
2019-05-21 19:45

Donald Trump claims he is an environmentalist despite missing G7 climate change meeting President Donald Trump claimed he is an environmentalist when asked about his views on climate change at the G7, despite missing a session on the issue....
2019-08-27 08:15

Jay Inslee, governor centered on climate change, drops out of presidential race Washington state governor Jay Inslee, who entered the presidential race with an argument that climate change is the central issue of our time, dropped out of the race for Democratic nominee for president on Wednesday....
2019-08-22 08:45

Climate change activists storm red carpet at Venice Film Festival Several hundred demonstrators took over the red carpet at the Venice Film Festival on Saturday, demanding action to fight climate change and a ban on cruise ships entering the lagoon city....
2019-09-07 13:45

Antarctica team to search world's oldest ice for climate change clues Scientists are setting out to drill for the world’s oldest ice, in a bid to shed light on a dramatic tipping point in the world’s climate 900,000 years ago...
2019-05-21 18:45

Angelina Jolie: Climate Change Is Already Displacing Millions of People. It’s Our Responsibility to Help Them The technological sophistication of modern life masks a simple reality: we all need oxygen, water and food to survive. But the divide between those who have the resources they need to exist and those who don’t only continues to grow. And with t...
2019-09-12 14:00

Australian Medical Association declares climate change a health emergency Exclusive: AMA points to ‘clear scientific evidence indicating severe impacts for our patients and communities’The Australian Medical Association has formally declared climate change a health emergency, pointing to “clear scientific evidence indicati...
2019-09-03 01:30

‘Do everything in your power to tackle climate change’ UN chief urges on Mother Earth Day Marking International Mother Earth Day, the UN on Monday debated how best to build “an equitable and sustainable future” for all, through enhanced education and climate action, on the road to a key international summit on the issue due to take place ...
2019-05-21 15:30

After the wildfire: treating the mental health crisis triggered by climate change In 2017, thousands of homes in Santa Rosa, California, were wiped off the map. Now the community is helping residents cope with the traumaThe nightmares kept coming and David Leal knew he was in trouble. A navy veteran with a can-do attitude and a so...
2019-08-26 10:30

Truckers, loggers circle Oregon Capitol amid climate fight SALEM, Ore. (AP) — A parade of trucks and tractors circled the Oregon Capitol in support of Republican lawmakers whose walkout has stretched into an eighth day. Hundreds of people rallied Thursday at the Statehouse as Oregon’s eleven GOP senato...
2019-06-27 20:15

Labour would force firms to fight climate crisis or lose contracts Exclusive: Companies bidding for public sector contracts must ‘put people and planet before profit’Companies bidding for public sector contracts will be forced to take radical steps to tackle the climate crisis under new regulations being proposed by...
2019-05-31 17:30

Free to fly the big flag? North Carolina city considers rule change in fight with RV store The city of Statesville, North Carolina is considering a change in an ordinance that would allow an RV company to fly a giant flag outside of its store, a matter that previously sparked a lawsuit....
2019-05-30 05:30

Rick Perry: Democrats living 'in a fantasy world' with climate change rhetoric Energy Secretary Rick Perry said Tuesday that Democrats are living in a "fantasy world" when it comes to their climate change rhetoric and accused them of twisting the truth to help bolster their political talking points. ...
2019-08-13 21:45

Wildfires, flooding wreaking havoc in Russia. Climate change is making it worse Russia's meteorological service says it sees global climate change as a factor behind the wildfires blazing throughout Siberia and the Far East.        ...
2019-08-02 19:00

Prince Harry reportedly among celebs who took private jet to Google climate change summit Oprah Winfrey, Katy Perry, Orlando Bloom and Bradley Cooper were among the stars spending the weekend in boats near Sicily for Google's ultra-exclusive annual summit, while Prince Harry reportedly flew in on a private jet to the three-day event — whi...
2019-08-05 18:15

NASA Pressured by Trump Official on Climate Change Stance, Emails Show NASA administrator Jim Bridenstine came around to the prevailing view of scientists before he took over, and that evolution did not sit well with a Trump environmental adviser....
2019-06-15 12:15

IPCC report warns climate change threatens global food security A United Nations panel on climate change said in a new report Thursday humans risk a worldwide crisis if they don't improve the way they use land to produce sufficient amounts of food....
2019-08-08 19:30

Australia pressures Unesco over impact of climate change on Great Barrier Reef Two government reports are expected to project a poor outlook for the reefThe federal government is pushing Unesco’s world heritage committee to resolve how it will deal with the impact of climate change on world heritage properties, including the Gr...
2019-08-29 01:15

Andrew Yang proposes 'giant space mirrors' to tackle climate change Presidential candidate Andrew Yang climate plan aims to get the U.S. to net-zero carbon emissions with a range of new initiatives -- including investing in major geoengineering projects like giant mirrors in space....
2019-08-28 03:45

Has the politics of climate change finally reached a tipping point? | John Vidal People increasingly see the environmental crisis as a national priority. This is an opportunity for bold action from governmentLast week a small campaign group in the staunchly conservative town of Shrewsbury called a public meeting about climate cha...
2019-05-21 19:15

Andrew Yang proposes ‘giant space mirrors’ to combat climate change "Space mirrors would involve launching giant foldable mirrors into space that would deploy and reflect much of the sun’s light [away from the planet]," he said....
2019-08-28 17:45

Climate Change Threatens the World’s Food Supply, United Nations Warns The world's land is being exploited at an “unprecedented” rate, a United Nations report on climate change warns, putting pressure on food production and amplifying the risk of mass migration....
2019-08-08 10:15

Paradise islands of Pacific increasingly vulnerable to climate change, as UN boosts resilience A seeming paradise, life on the Pacific islands is threatened by climate change and extreme weather, frustrated by remoteness and a lack of educational and economic opportunities. Secretary-General António Guterres begins a visit to the region this w...
2019-05-21 16:15

Meteorologist takes Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to task about climate change message Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez took to social media Thursday during a tornado warning in Washington, DC, and tried to connect the event to climate change — prompting a meteorologist to call her out for not knowing “the difference between weather and c...
2019-05-25 09:15

Canada's infrastructure, coastal communities most at risk from climate change: government study Canada's physical infrastructure and coastal communities could face significant damage over the next 20 years and top the list of areas most at risk by climate change, a government-backed study released on Thursday showed....
2019-07-05 00:15

Help African farmers cope with climate change threats, UN food agency urges African farmers need help to cope with the threats of climate change, with national policies that protect them and make them resilient, the UN Food and Agriculture Organization, FAO, has declared, following a major conference on food security in the ...
2019-08-06 18:15

Mounting climate change fears push U.S. investors to assess geographical risks With an above-average percentage of its power generated from renewable sources and one of the largest battery storage operations in the United States, utility Sempra Energy seemed to check all the......
2019-06-04 08:30

Germany ready to spend €75 billion to tackle climate change by 2030: report Germany's finance minister said failure to secure a "convincing solution" may risk government stability. Chancellor Angela Merkel has called on the private sector to take up the "Herculean task" to combat climate change....
2019-09-13 12:15

Rich countries aren't stopping climate change. Can poor nations save themselves? Tall and stony-faced, with a long and bitter history of fighting for democracy, Tongan leader Akilisi Pōhiva is not someone you'd expect to break down in tears at an intergovernmental summit....
2019-09-10 20:30

Bernie Sanders: Climate change poses a bigger threat to America than ISIS 2020 presidential hopeful Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., said climate change represents a bigger threat to national security than ISIS or Al Qaeda, during a campaign speech in Des Moines, Iowa, Sunday. ...
2019-08-12 22:15

Climate change could raise sea levels by 7 feet by 2100, shocking study reveals Ocean levels are rising due to climate change and the long-held view is that sea levels would rise nearly three feet by the year 2100. A startling new study has suggested that view is woefully incorrect. Instead, sea levels could rise more than doubl...
2019-05-22 04:30

Ancient Knowledge from Irish Manuscripts Used to Track Volcanic Activity and Climate Change Using voluminous data left behind by our ancestors, modern scientists have discovered a correlation between volcanic activity and periods of bitterly cold weather in Ireland. They uncovered this connection while studying climate records produced by I...
2019-07-05 14:30

Buttigieg Proposes National Service Programs for Climate Change and Mental Health Buttigieg proposed an expansion of voluntary national service to 250,000 Americans in the short term, offering access to student debt relief programs....
2019-07-03 13:30

Trump officials voice anger at G7 focus on 'niche' issues such as climate change The spark for the fuse appeared to be an impromptu lunch between Trump and Macron, without any aidesSenior aides in Donald Trump’s entourage have accused the G7 host and French president, Emmanuel Macron, of seeking to embarrass his US counterpart by...
2019-08-25 07:00

Mitigating climate change in Asia-Pacific could give region an economic boost The urgent need to move towards a low carbon economy and build resilience, would not only mitigate the worst impacts of climate change in the Asia-Pacific, but also lift the region economically, according to the body overseeing the UN Framework Conve...
2019-09-06 23:15

Pope Francis launches trip to three African nations affected by climate change Pope Francis is set to visit the cyclone-vulnerable nations of Mozambique, Madagascar and Mauritius this week. Climate change, corruption and poverty will be on the agenda in talks with leaders....
2019-09-05 02:45

Death, blackouts, melting asphalt: ways the climate crisis will change how we live From power cuts to infrastructure failure, the impact of climate change on US cities will be huge – but many are already innovating to adaptBetween record heat and rain, this summer’s weather patterns have indicated, once again, that the climate is c...
2019-08-20 07:30

How to Stream Tonight's 2020 Democratic Candidate Town Hall on Climate Change Beginning at 5pm EDT today, CNN will interview 10 Democratic presidential candidates regarding their plans to address climate change. Unlike the debates, each candidate will be allotted 40 minutes to answer questions from CNN moderators and a studio ...
2019-09-05 08:15

Amazon Office Workers Plan to Strike Over Company's Inaction on Climate Change Hundreds of Amazon employees have signed a pledge to strike later this month, standing against the company’s failure to take action to fight climate change.Read more......
2019-09-09 23:30

India wants to make 40% cabs electric by 2026 to meet climate change goals The Indian government is planning to order rideshare companies like Ola and Uber to convert 40 percent of their fleet to electric vehicles (EVs) by 2026, according to a report from Reuters. According to sources and documents obtained from meetings, t...
2019-06-07 10:30

Preserving biodiversity vital to reverse tide of climate change, UN stresses on International Day  The food people eat around the world is becoming “alarmingly homogenous” according to UN data, even though access to a wide variety of nutritious food has never been greater. That warning comes as the world marks the International Day for Biological ...
2019-05-22 19:15

Climate Change Poses Major Risks to Financial Markets, Regulator Warns The regulator, who sits on a powerful government panel that oversees major financial markets, likened global warming risks to the 2008 mortgage crisis....
2019-06-12 02:15

Scientists Predict Climate Change Will Make Dangerous Heat Waves Far More Common People all across the U.S. have been sweating through heat waves this summer, and new research suggests they should get used to it. Over the next century, climate change will likely make extreme heat conditions—and their concordant health risks...
2019-07-17 00:15

Climate change will shrink 'virtually all' economies around the globe by 2100, study warns Plastic pollution found in the world's oceans and the melting permafrost in the Arctic could have startling economic burdens, perhaps as much as $2.5 trillion and $70 trillion, respectively....
2019-08-20 02:30

Scientists call on Elections Canada to clarify policy on climate change advertising The scientists are calling on Elections Canada to clarify how it interprets issue-based advertising rules in the Elections Act so that groups can advertise on climate change issues without having to register as third parties....
2019-08-22 22:30

The 10 Countries Most Vulnerable to Climate Change Will Experience Population Booms in the Coming Decades Climate scientists have long warned that the impacts of climate change will hit less developed regions in the global south harder and earlier than wealthier parts of the world. A major consequence of that trend, analysis of the U.N.’s latest po...
2019-07-11 18:45