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As Climate Changes, Hurricanes Get Wetter

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 ...

As Climate Changes, Hurricanes Get Wetter

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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.        ...
07:17 2019-06-01

Hurricanes 2, Islanders 1 | Carolina leads series, 2-0: Clanging Metal May Haunt Islanders After Another Home Loss to Hurricanes The Islanders, who hit the post or crossbar four times in the third period, will try to overcome a 2-0 deficit as the Eastern Conference semifinal series heads to North Carolina....
15:34 2019-05-21

'It's getting warmer, wetter, wilder': the Arctic town heating faster than anywhere In the world’s northernmost town, temperatures have risen by 4C, devastating homes, wildlife and even the cemetery. Will the rest of the planet heed its warning? Continue reading......
13:17 2019-07-01

The 6 deadliest hurricanes in US history Getty Images Hurricane season starts June 1 and runs through November 30. The six deadliest hurricanes in US history each claimed more than 1,000 lives. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more sto...
23:01 2019-06-13

Here are the deadliest and costliest hurricanes to hit the US mainland Between early June and late November, coastal locations from Texas to Maine are vulnerable to the wrath of hurricanes that can cause vast destruction....
21:51 2019-06-30

The Gathering Storm Over How Hurricanes Are Measured Call anything a Category 5 storm, disaster or crisis and immediately it sounds awful. The label owes much of its weight to the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale, which is cited routinely (if rarely ...
21:34 2019-07-12

College football: Take the over with Miami Hurricanes It typically is not recommended to go Over on season wins with a first-year and especially a first-time head coach, but Manny Diaz has been a successful defensive coordinator the last three years at M...
21:17 2019-07-19

Hurricanes buy out Marleau; return to Sharks possible The Carolina Hurricanes bought out the final year of forward Patrick Marleau's contract on Wednesday, making the 39-year-old an unrestricted free agent when the signing period begins Monday....
02:34 2019-06-28

Hurricanes sign C Dzingel to two-year deal Free agent center Ryan Dzingel agreed on a two-year, $6.75 million contract with the Carolina Hurricanes, general manager Don Waddell announced Friday....
22:00 2019-07-12

Hurricanes acquire G Reimer in trade with Panthers The Carolina Hurricanes acquired goaltender James Reimer from the Florida Panthers on Sunday in exchange for goalie Scott Darling and a sixth-round pick in the 2020 NHL Draft....
21:34 2019-06-30

| Blues implode to hand Hurricanes victory A second-string Hurricanes side showed their depth in overturning a 19-point half-time deficit to beat the Blues in their all-New Zealand Super Rugby derby in Wellington....
12:34 2019-06-15

Hurricanes acquire Reimer in swap of goalies with Panthers The Carolina Hurricanes have swapped goalies by acquiring James Reimer in a trade with the Florida Panthers. Florida acquired goalie Scott Darling and immediately placed him on waivers with the intent...
20:00 2019-06-30

Islanders Give Up Only One Goal to Hurricanes: The Winning One in Overtime After losing to the Carolina Hurricanes, the Islanders’ goalie, Robin Lehner, acknowledged that “small margins” make the difference, a theme for his team all season....
19:00 2019-05-22

Hurricanes to match Montreal's offer sheet for Aho The Carolina Hurricanes are keeping star forward Sebastian Aho and will match the $42 million offer sheet the Montreal Canadiens tendered him       ...
19:17 2019-07-02

Leafs deal Marleau to Hurricanes, free cap space The Maple Leafs have freed up cap space by trading Patrick Marleau and draft picks to the Hurricanes. Carolina is expected to buy out the last year of his contract....
20:34 2019-06-22

El Niño forecast to continue through the summer, could knock down hurricanes El Niño is forecast to continue through the summer and possibly into the fall, federal forecasters announced, which could weaken the Atlantic hurricane season.       &...
20:34 2019-06-13

On Pro Hockey: Islanders Give Up Only One Goal to Hurricanes: The Winning One in Overtime After losing to the Carolina Hurricanes, the Islanders’ goalie, Robin Lehner, acknowledged that “small margins” make the difference, a theme for his team all season....
15:34 2019-05-21

When hurricanes halt treatment, lung cancer patients die sooner (Reuters Health) - Lung cancer patients whose radiation treatments are halted by hurricanes or other natural disasters may not live as long as patients who complete treatment without interruptions, a ...
22:51 2019-07-16

Keep guard up against hurricanes in 2019, as risk remains potent: forecaster The Canadian Hurricane Centre has created a fresh smart phone app, and recommends people begin tracking storms as soon as they start and then monitor for shifts in direction and intensity....
02:17 2019-05-24

4 ways to make sure your pet survives tornadoes, wildfires, hurricanes and other disasters Preparing for the worst can help you keep your pets with you, keep them healthy, and maximize the chances of reunification if they must be left behind.        ...
21:17 2019-05-21

Clanging Metal May Haunt Islanders After Another Home Loss to Hurricanes The Islanders, who hit the post or crossbar four times in the third period, will try to overcome a 2-0 deficit as the Eastern Conference semifinal series heads to North Carolina....
19:00 2019-05-22

Tornadoes, hurricanes and earthquakes: What does home insurance cover after a disaster? How well will your homeowners or renter’s insurance hold up in a tornado or other natural disaster? The answer largely depends on the storm.        ...
22:17 2019-05-30

Canadiens' offer sheet to Hurricanes center Sebastian Aho has hefty signing bonuses The Montreal Canadiens made an offer sheet to Carolina Hurricanes center Sebastian Aho that would pay him $21 million over the first year.       ...
10:17 2019-07-02

We must mobilise for the climate emergency like we do in wartime. Where is the climate minister? | Ian Dunlop and David Spratt Unfortunately, much scientific knowledge produced for climate policymaking is conservative and reticentThe second Morrison ministry contains no one with nominal responsibility for “climate” in any sen...
08:51 2019-06-03

Teen climate activist urges leaders to admit climate crisis BERLIN — Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg called on world leaders Tuesday to acknowledge the seriousness of global warming and that not enough is being done to curb it. Speaking at a conference...
23:51 2019-05-28

'Historic moment' for indigenous people at climate talks, new climate leader says Climate leader Pasang Dolma Sherpa has just been elected to head the Local Communities and Indigenous Peoples Platform in climate talks. She says indigenous people now finally have a voice to tackle t...
11:51 2019-06-28

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 ad...
23:00 2019-05-21

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...
21:00 2019-06-13

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 gui...
23:51 2019-05-21

July hurricanes 'do happen': A look at past notable storms in the month Through prime Atlantic hurricane season is during August and September, July storms aren't unheard of.        ...
23:00 2019-07-10

Forecasters predict up to 8 hurricanes in 'near-normal' Atlantic hurricane season The federal government predicts a near-normal hurricane season for the Atlantic Basin, with 4 to 8 hurricanes expected to form.        ...
18:34 2019-05-23

Forecasters predict up to 8 hurricanes in 'near-normal' 2019 Atlantic hurricane season The federal government predicts a near-normal hurricane season for the Atlantic Basin, expecting four to eight hurricanes.        ...
22:17 2019-05-23

What's in a name? Here's how naming hurricanes works A tropical storm formed Thursday morning in the Gulf of Mexico, and is expected to hit the Louisiana coast on Saturday. Its name is Barry.        ...
01:17 2019-07-12

Five most over-the-top climate warnings While there is a broad scientific consensus that man’s activity is playing a role in warming the planet, critics say the effects have been blown out of all proportion by alarmists....
00:17 2019-05-29

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 extre...
11:34 2019-06-06

Climate Vigilantism Is Your Future, Whether You Like It Or Not If governments won't do anything, expect more and more people to take the environment into their own hands. Drew Magary on the rise of the climate vigilantes....
21:51 2019-06-04

This Is the Only Way to Tackle the Climate Emergency At this point in human history we have three choices: to die, to survive or to thrive. From the wildfires in the U.S., coral die-back in the tropics and the deadly hurricanes battering small islands,...
19:34 2019-06-14

Why is Europe so divided on climate Like almost every week in the past year, Greta Thunberg was protesting in front of the Swedish parliament on Friday. Is it a specific day of the week? Like almost every Friday for the past year?‏...
03:34 2019-07-07

Meltdown: the climate crisis – in pictures MELTDOWN – a visualisation of climate change has opened at Natural History Museum of Vienna. Created by the climate crisis charity Project Pressure, the exhibition on vanishing glaciers uses art to in...
22:00 2019-06-19

EU leaders haggle over climate, top jobs The European Union's 28 national leaders meet in Brussels on Thursday to haggle over how ambitious their climate goals should be and who should navigate the bloc in coming years....
00:51 2019-06-20

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....
20:00 2019-06-27

Are cruise ships climate killers? The sea cruise industry is booming, and yet protests are growing: Critics claim these floating hotel complexes not only pollute the environment, but also bring cities to the brink of collapse. Here's ...
22:51 2019-06-21

Joe Biden's Climate Plan Actually Has Teeth Joe Biden’s energy advisor made waves (and not in a good way) last month by saying the former vice president was working on a “middle ground” climate policy. On Tuesday, the Democratic presidential ho...
23:51 2019-06-04

The First Tribal Climate Emergency Declaration Is Here—and It Won't Be the Last In the Arctic, people don’t have time to wait around for others to take action to stop climate change. This region of the world is warming faster than everywhere else, so they’re feeling the impacts o...
19:34 2019-05-24

How do you write a play about the climate crisis? As part of a new initiative, playwright Bess Wohl was tasked with writing a play about climate crisis, a daunting proposition that’s morphed into the off-Broadway drama ContinuityTime. Comedic timing....
09:17 2019-05-24

Update on Our 2020 Climate Summit On Friday, The New Republic published an an offensive, homophobic attack on Democratic candidate Pete Buttigieg. The article was swiftly condemned for being inappropriate, and it was taken down from t...
23:17 2019-07-13

Could Camden's climate assembly help fix democracy too? At meeting of randomly selected local people there are differing views but a respectful toneIn an airless library in north London, 56 people are trying to help fix not one global crisis but two. There...
14:34 2019-07-19

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...
16:51 2019-05-21

The five: genetic fixes for the climate crisis Scientists are discovering innovative ways to help the natural world adapt to environmental changeLast week, scientists from the University of Texas identified a gene in a species of coral that is act...
10:17 2019-07-14

Could geoengineering really help us solve the climate crisis? With increasing public concern over climate change, interest is turning to geoengineering again. Is it time to take a serious look at engineering our climate?...
14:38 2019-05-21

How to Talk to Your Friends and Family About the Climate Crisis Climate change is real, it’s happening, and everybody knows it. But sometimes it’s hard to bring it up in conversation, because we’re afraid the discussion will have a political aftertaste. Fortunatel...
02:51 2019-07-13

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....
13:51 2019-06-28

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....
21:01 2019-06-27

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 doc...
23:17 2019-06-12

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 t...
16:17 2019-07-16

The Cold War Project That Pulled Climate Science From the Ice A top secret US nuke installation in Greenland was supposed to end with 600 missiles aimed at the USSR. Instead it opened the door to a huge breakthrough in climate research....
21:34 2019-06-12

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)......
21:00 2019-06-28

Climate research on the high, warming seas On a voyage from Antarctica to the German port of Bremerhaven, a team of scientists and students are hoping to gain a better understanding of rising temperatures in the depths of the open ocean....
21:51 2019-06-28

19 Members Of G20, Except US, Recommit To Paris Climate Deal Nineteen members of the G20, without the United States, agreed Saturday to the "irreversibility" of the Paris climate deal and pledged its full implementation, after two days of talks....
10:51 2019-06-29

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 Parliament We...
12:17 2019-06-12

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 accordin...
15:34 2019-06-30

UN chief warns Paris climate goals still not enough U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has taken his message urging immediate climate action to officials gathered in the United Arab Emirates, where production of hydrocarbons remains a key driver o...
18:51 2019-06-30

EU climate goals ditched as Warsaw and Budapest dig in Poland and Hungary said they will put their own economies first after rejecting an EU bid for net-zero greenhouse gas emissions. All very well, but the latest episode in their battle with Brussels wil...
11:51 2019-06-28

Heat wave outside has little impact on UN climate talks BERLIN (AP) — Officials say U.N. talks on tackling climate change made limited progress over the past 10 days, but key issues still need to be resolved by year’s end. U.N. climate chief Patricia...
04:34 2019-06-28

German voters see climate as biggest EU challenge Voters in Germany want their elected representatives in Europe to tackle the environment more than any other issue. In a new survey spanning eight countries, migration was seen as the most pressing ch...
14:51 2019-05-21

July on course to be hottest month ever, say climate scientists If global trends continue for another fortnight, it will beat previous two-year-old record Record temperatures across much of the world over the past two weeks could make July the hottest month ever m...
19:34 2019-07-16

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 ...
13:17 2019-06-20

Germany's 'climate cabinet' delays action again The special committee met in Berlin to discuss future climate action after the issue featured prominently in Sunday's EU elections. But critics say the government is dragging its feet on an urgent top...
03:34 2019-05-30

UK citizens’ assembly on climate emergency announced MPs launch assembly plan but environmental activists say its conclusions must be bindingA citizens’ assembly on the climate emergency will take place this autumn to explore the fastest and fairest way...
16:34 2019-06-20

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...
20:34 2019-05-28

E.U. Leaders Fail to Strengthen Climate Target A proposal to reduce the 28-country bloc's net carbon emissions to zero by 2050 failed when eastern countries that are heavily dependant on coal raised objections....
23:51 2019-06-20

Jay Inslee is putting climate on the 2020 agenda Jay Inslee is succeeding in raising the profile of climate change, if not in gaining traction in the Democratic presidential primary. Climate change has matched or overtaken healthcare and jobs in som...
05:17 2019-06-21

Youngest-ever EU lawmaker takes up the climate challenge Twenty-one-year-old Kira Peter-Hansen from Denmark is the youngest MEP ever to sit in the European Parliament. She tells DW that tackling climate change and cutting down on red tape will be her top pr...
08:51 2019-07-14

France seeks trade, climate or other top EU job: official France is eyeing a "strong economic portfolio" in the new European Commission such as trade or overseeing climate policy, a French official said on Wednesday....
16:51 2019-07-17

More U.S. firms making changes in response to climate concerns A survey found that two-thirds of corporate decision-makers who are aware of grave climate-change reports have reviewed or changed their energy management strategies....
03:34 2019-06-15

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....
18:00 2019-07-18

It turns out planes are even worse for the climate than we thought Aeroplane contrails have a larger warming effect than all the CO2 emitted by planes that has accumulated in the atmosphere since the first ever flight...
21:00 2019-06-27

Schoolchildren go on strike across world over climate crisis Hundreds of thousands walk out of lessons in 110 countries demanding urgent action Hundreds of thousands of schoolchildren across the world have gone on strike in protest at the escalating climate cri...
05:51 2019-05-25

EU's Juncker cautions against ramping up climate goals The outgoing European Union chief executive said on Tuesday the bloc should focus on meeting its 2030 existing targets before ramping up long-term climate ambitions....
21:51 2019-06-11

BP shareholders overwhelmingly adopt climate resolution BP shareholders overwhelmingly approved a climate resolution on Tuesday backed by investors and the oil and gas company which calls for it to meet the 2015 Paris climate agreement....
16:17 2019-05-21

EPA's top auto regulator to head climate office Chris Grundler, the head of the EPA's transportation office who oversaw the rollout of some of the agency's most important rules, including greenhouse gas standards for light-duty vehicles, as well as...
03:17 2019-06-07

EU top court throws out citizens' climate suit The European Court of Justice ruled that individuals cannot sue the EU over inaction in the climate crisis. Lawyers for the "People's Climate Case" have vowed to appeal the decision....
02:00 2019-05-23

Bananas are at risk of extinction thanks to climate change Bananas as we know them could become extinct due to numerous factors like climate change, insect infestations, poor soil quality and plant pathogens. The most popular banana subgroup, the Cavendish ba...
21:34 2019-07-02

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...
16:51 2019-07-09

Climate emergency: New hope, or just empty words? Spurred on by the Fridays for Future movement, more and more cities around the world are declaring a climate emergency — in recent weeks, it's been almost a daily occurrence. Is this a sign of real ch...
16:00 2019-07-09

As the World Heats Up, the Climate for News Is Changing, Too Rival newsrooms are joining together to meet a crisis years in the making. But there is disagreement among some journalists on how to play the story....
11:17 2019-07-08

UK to put climate crisis and environment at the heart of overseas aid Government will spend £193m on directly tackling climate-related issues in first initiativeThe UK will have an “ethical” development policy that puts the climate emergency and environmental protection...
22:17 2019-07-03

Jay Inslee Is Actually Taking the Climate Refugee Crisis Seriously In a future where storms are more powerful and entire communities are destroyed, people are going to need somewhere to go. They’re gonna need new homes—and a leader willing to let them in.Read more......
16:51 2019-06-06

Godzilla: from radioactive colossus to unlikely climate hero Ever since Godzilla first rampaged across cinema screens 65 years ago, film critics have seen the reptilian anti-hero as a symbol of the fears gnawing away in the deepest recesses of movie-goers' mind...
17:34 2019-06-04

Ocasio-Cortez: Serious climate plan to cost at least $10T WASHINGTON (AP) — Freshman Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York says any plan to adequately address climate change would cost at least $10 trillion. The Democrat is the lead author in the House o...
00:34 2019-06-06

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,...
03:51 2019-07-07

Bill Nye says world needs to respond to climate change like it did with D-Day Bill Nye, host of "Bill Nye the Science Guy," suggested that the world could join together and fight climate change like it came together to battle the Nazis during WWII....
20:34 2019-06-06

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 fi...
08:51 2019-06-03

US philanthropists vow to raise millions for climate activists Fund donates £500,000 to grassroots Extinction Rebellion and other groups, with promise of more to come A group of wealthy US philanthropists and investors have donated almost half a million pounds to...
12:34 2019-07-12

Why We’re Challenging the 2020 Democrats to a Climate Summit It’s been said before, but it bears repeating: The first round of Democratic presidential debates failed the planet. In a combined 240 minutes of discussion—at an event held in city poised to sink int...
20:00 2019-07-11

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 ...
10:51 2019-07-01

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....
18:51 2019-07-01

U.S. Democratic lawmakers declare climate emergency Democratic lawmakers, including six presidential candidates, on Tuesday unveiled a Congressional resolution declaring a climate change emergency to spur "sweeping reforms" to stem a dangerous rise in ...
23:51 2019-07-09

Trump mothballs climate skeptic panel The White House won’t proceed anytime soon with creating a panel to challenge climate change science, indefinitely postponing the controversial proposal until after the 2020 election....
00:34 2019-07-11

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 leve...
08:17 2019-06-18

Elizabeth May says Greens will work with any party that has a serious plan for the climate With three months until Canadians vote in the next federal election, Green party leader Elizabeth May says her big hope for the final result is a minority government over which she can exert some infl...
21:34 2019-07-21

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....
04:34 2019-06-18

Companies lag in climate-related disclosures: G20 Task Force Companies are failing to disclose sufficient detail about how exposed they are to the potential risks of climate change, a global task force said in a report on Wednesday....
16:34 2019-06-05

National climate emergency declared by House of Commons The motion describes climate change as a "real and urgent crisis, driven by human activity, that impacts the environment, biodiversity, Canadian's health and the Canadian economy." ...
15:17 2019-06-18

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 cam...
23:51 2019-06-04

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 ye...
18:34 2019-06-18

Oregon House approves progressive climate policy The Oregon House has approved an economywide cap-and trade-program. The program would put an overall limit on greenhouse gas emissions and auction off pollution “allowances” for each ton o...
11:17 2019-06-18

| Fleck years: Stalled progress … in insufferable climate Rob Houwing runs the rule over the now-ended Robbie Fleck years in charge of the Stormers. Yes, he laboured … but also in the face of humungous hazards....
18:51 2019-06-18

EU Commission finds national climate plans insufficient The EU executive has said national plans for renewables and energy efficiency fell short of the bloc's goals. The deficiency may undermine its ability to cut greenhouse gas emissions by 40% compared t...
01:17 2019-06-19

EU nations receive mixed scorecard on climate goals The European Union urged its member states on Tuesday to accelerate efforts to meet their 2030 climate goals after a review showed them falling short in some areas as the bloc's leaders prepare to deb...
01:34 2019-06-19

What oil companies knew: the great climate cover-up - podcast Oil firms are said to have known for decades of the link between burning fossil fuels and climate breakdown. Author Bill McKibben describes how industry lobbying created a 30-year barrier to tackling ...
04:51 2019-06-19

Trump’s UN Envoy Nominee Defends Climate Record WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s nominee to be the next U.S. envoy to the United Nations is defending her record on climate change, saying it is a “real risk to our planet”...
17:17 2019-06-19

Oregon poised to pass progressive climate policy SALEM, Ore. — Oregon is on the precipice of becoming the second state after California to adopt a cap-and-trade program, a market-based approach to lowering the greenhouse gas emissions behind global ...
23:17 2019-06-17

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 c...
21:17 2019-07-16

Biden hammered over climate plan plagiarism accusations Former Vice President Joe Biden is coming under fire over fresh plagiarism allegations after his presidential campaign was forced to update its climate platform amid complaints that the team lifted li...
17:51 2019-06-05

Mistrust hampers food industry's climate ambitions Mistrust of scientists and farmers is slowing adoption of technologies needed to fight climate change while feeding a growing world population, senior food industry figures said on Tuesday....
21:51 2019-06-11

Radiohead to release stolen music for climate campaigners Radiohead says a trove of unreleased music has been stolen for ransom. But instead of paying up, the band will release it in aid of environmental activist group Extinction Rebellion....
20:17 2019-06-11

Coal-state Dem slams Bloomberg over climate initiative Centrist Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., on Monday blasted former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s plan to shut down all coal plants in the U.S. in 11 years -- saying it would “devastate” comm...
17:34 2019-06-11

Climate protesters block cruise ship in Kiel Police called in the special forces to deal with climate protesters in the northern German port of Kiel. About 50 people blocked the departure of the vessel, saying that "cruises kill climate."...
14:00 2019-06-10

'Cartoons for Future': Artists react to the climate crisis Building on the "Fridays for Future" demonstrations, an exhibition in Dortmund shows 100 cartoons by international artists commenting on the climate emergency....
22:34 2019-06-07

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 natu...
21:00 2019-06-13

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......
01:17 2019-06-07

Climate activist Greta Thunberg in Berlin: 'We will never stop' The Swedish teen activist has praised Germany's young protesters for sacrificing their education for the climate. Thunberg's movement calls on students around the work to skip school every Friday....
15:34 2019-07-19

First climate assembly in UK draws up wishlist for council action Camden council officials say they intend to implement at least some of the panel’s ideasBritain’s first climate assembly culminates on Saturday when 56 north Londoners will decide on measures they wan...
14:34 2019-07-19

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....
03:51 2019-06-13

Activists to ramp up pressure on companies over climate during AGM season Companies face hostile shareholders as Westpac acknowledges a ‘variance’ with Business Council of AustraliaActivist groups are stepping up their efforts to lobby Australia’s biggest companies on clima...
01:34 2019-06-14

Warming climate likely leading to larger California fires Enlarge / The 2018 Camp Fire burned more buildings and claimed more lives than any other fire in California's history. (credit: NASA Earth Observatory) The last couple years have seen devastating an...
17:01 2019-07-18

BP backlash and Extinction Gongs: can climate art save the world? Artists have long struggled to make environmental activism cool. A new wave of culture could make a difference In 2015, the United Nations feared that the climate crisis was reaching a point of no ret...
08:34 2019-07-20

More dogs are getting sick as climate changes pushes diseases into new parts of the US From heartworms to Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever to Lyme disease, climate change means more dogs are getting sick.        ...
20:51 2019-06-15

Progressive climate policy poised to pass in Oregon SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oregon is on the precipice of becoming the second state after California to adopt a cap-and-trade program, a market-based approach to lowering the greenhouse gas emissions behind gl...
10:17 2019-06-17

Boris Johnson challenged by Labour over climate science Rebecca Long-Bailey questions how much authority the government has on issueBoris Johnson has been challenged by Labour to clearly disavow his previous denial of climate science, after several other C...
23:51 2019-06-05

Scotland urged to invest in nuclear to hit climate goals Massive increase in low-carbon energy needed to hit goal of net zero by 2045, inquiry saysScotland should consider new nuclear power stations, investing in hydrogen and installing many more windfarms ...
20:00 2019-06-17

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 memb...
23:51 2019-06-11

E.P.A. Finalizes Its Plan to Replace Obama-Era Climate Rules The new measure will very likely prompt a flurry of legal challenges. If upheld in court, it could tie the hands of future presidents on global warming....
17:51 2019-06-19

'We cannot be radical enough': Attenborough on climate crisis action – video The naturalist David Attenborough appears before a parliament select committee to discuss environmental policy with MPs. He says the government’s commitment to net zero carbon emissions for the UK by ...
18:17 2019-07-09

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....
15:51 2019-07-02

Powell May Face More Questions on Fed's Approach to Climate Change Fed Chairman Jerome Powell’s views on interest rates and the economy should be the main focus as he testifies before Congress this week, but he also may field questions on what the central bank is doi...
13:00 2019-07-10

Firms must document climate impact on profits, Treasury says Companies will be asked to reveal how extreme weather could jeopardise financesBritain’s leading companies, investment funds and pension schemes must show by 2022 how the climate emergency could jeopa...
07:51 2019-07-02

By 2050, London's climate will be as warm as Barcelona's, says new study An estimated 77% of the world's cities are going to face dramatic changes in climate conditions by 2050, a new study says. A fifth will face conditions so extreme they don't exist anywhere on earth ye...
10:00 2019-07-11

AOC’s top aide admits Green New Deal about the economy, not climate Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s chief of staff recently admitted that the Green New Deal was not conceived as an effort to deal with climate change, but instead a “how-do-you-change-the-entire economy...
15:17 2019-07-12

G20: Theresa May urges countries to raise climate ambitions Prime minister calls on others to embrace UK’s net zero emissions target to tackle crisisTheresa May has urged countries to be more ambitious in tackling the climate crisis after Donald Trump reiterat...
13:34 2019-06-29

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...
12:51 2019-06-29

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....
20:17 2019-06-28

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....
18:51 2019-06-28

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....
18:00 2019-06-28

Cologne becomes first big German city to declare climate emergency Cologne has become the first German city with a population of more than a million people to join the declaration movement. More than 700 cities around the world have recognized the urgency of the clim...
10:17 2019-07-10

Booming LNG industry could be as bad for climate as coal, experts warn Liquefied natural gas developments on a collision course with Paris agreement, Global Energy Monitor saysThe booming liquefied natural gas (LNG) industry will play at least as big a role as new coal i...
21:34 2019-07-02

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 th...
02:34 2019-07-03

Merkel successor AKK calls for German 'climate consensus' The top Christian Democrat wants Bundestag parties to come to a climate consensus. In an interview with German media, CDU boss Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer also had stern words for coalition partners th...
01:17 2019-07-08

One climate crisis disaster happening every week, UN warns Developing countries must prepare now for profound impact, disaster representative saysClimate crisis disasters are happening at the rate of one a week, though most draw little international attention...
13:17 2019-07-07

AOC and Bernie Sanders Are Asking Congress to Declare a Climate Emergency Governments declaring climate emergencies are all the rage these days. On Tuesday, a resolution slated to be introduced in Congress aims to get the U.S. as a whole to join the growing number of towns,...
01:00 2019-07-10

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....
07:51 2019-07-05

Arctic mission will trap scientists in ice to study climate Scientists plan to sail the RV Polarstern into the Arctic Ocean, anchor it to a large piece of sea ice and allow the water to freeze around them, effectively trapping themselves in the vast sheet of w...
21:00 2019-07-04

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 hav...
20:34 2019-07-04

Enough of the climate nightmare. It’s time to paint the dream | Ed Miliband A new approach must connect the climate crisis with inequality to offer a compelling and attractive way forward for societyLet’s talk about the dream, not just the nightmare. Imagine the cities and to...
18:34 2019-07-04

We could breed climate-friendly cows that belch less methane Livestock are responsible for 14.5 per cent of global greenhouse gas emissions but it turns out that we could breed cows with gut bacteria that produce less methane...
04:00 2019-07-04

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...
03:17 2019-07-10

Most big CO2 emitting firms not on track for climate goals - report Only one in eight of the world's most-polluting companies are on track to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions in line with global temperature goals, a study funded by investors with $14 trillion und...
03:34 2019-07-10

Phoenix could feel more like Baghdad by 2050, a new climate study says Scientists projected temperatures ahead 30 years then compared major cities with conditions from today. The upshot: The heat is moving north.        ...
18:00 2019-07-12

Protest at Oregon Capitol as climate bill stalls Hundreds of people rallied Thursday at the Statehouse in Oregon to show support for Republican Senators who walked out to block a climate change bill. (June 27)        ...
05:17 2019-06-28

Teachers want climate crisis training, poll shows Survey says teachers feel ill-equipped to educate pupils, as school strikes continueA growing number of teachers want their pupils to learn more about the climate crisis and are calling for environmen...
11:17 2019-06-21

Climate protesters interrupt speech by UK finance minister Climate change protesters briefly interrupted a high-profile speech by British Finance Minister Philip Hammond to leaders of the country's financial services industry on Thursday....
05:51 2019-06-21

EU leaders fail to agree on 2050 climate goal BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union leaders have failed to agree unanimously on a decision to make the bloc’s economy carbon neutral by 2050. Ahead of a U.N. meeting on climate change in the fall, th...
22:17 2019-06-20

The role of the business sector in tackling the climate crisis We can't reach the Paris Agreement climate goals without business on board. Some companies are taking action, but big polluters are lagging behind. It's a major topic at the climate talks in Bonn, Ger...
19:00 2019-06-20

Climate of guilt: Flight shaming takes off Sweden Swedish lawyer Pia Bjorstrand and her family board the first of many trains on a vacation around northern Europe. They are part of a growing movement that’s shunning air travel because it produc...
14:51 2019-06-20

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....
05:34 2019-07-16

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&rsquo...
04:34 2019-06-20

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....
02:51 2019-06-20

Climate activists disrupt London concrete plant Climate activists from Extinction Rebellion on Tuesday disrupted London Concrete, the British capital's biggest supplier of ready-mixed concrete which supplies a major road tunnel project under the Ri...
10:00 2019-07-16

Canada's Climate Emergency Declaration Is Just Empty Words On Monday, Canada’s Liberal Party voted en masse to declare a climate emergency in the House of Commons. Then on Tuesday, the Liberal Prime Minister Justin Trudeau approved the Trans Mountain Pipeline...
21:34 2019-06-19

Thousands expected at climate rally in western Germany BERLIN (AP) — Students from more than a dozen European countries are expected to join a demonstration Friday urging governments to take bolder action against climate change. Organizers say the protest...
11:34 2019-06-21

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...
21:34 2019-06-21

Thousands join climate protests in western Germany HOCHNEUKIRCH, Germany (AP) — Thousands have joined climate protests in the western German village of Hochneukirch near one of the country’s biggest lignite coal mines. Saturday’s rally com...
13:34 2019-06-22

Extinction Rebellion highlight climate emergency at Glastonbury Campaigners joined by indigenous people who have led fight against global heatingNearly 2,000 festival-goers have joined climate change campaigners Extinction Rebellion to stage a procession across th...
22:17 2019-06-27

Green activists say climate got buried in Democratic debate Climate activists said they will extend a protest outside the Democratic National Committee headquarters on Thursday to demand global warming gets more attention in the party’s debates, after the issu...
22:00 2019-06-27

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....
20:51 2019-06-27

Climate impacts of airplane contrails could triple by 2050 Under certain conditions, airplane contrails become contrail cirrus, icy clouds that trap the sun's heat and warms the planet. New research suggests the climate impact of airplane contrails could trip...
20:17 2019-06-27

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...
20:01 2019-06-27

Climate hawks fear Tom Steyer's presidential run could backfire Environmentalists are not enthusiastic about California billionaire Tom Steyer’s late entrance into the presidential race and worry his campaign could backfire....
06:34 2019-07-13

The climate costs of a plastic planet | Carroll Muffett Every stage of the plastic lifecycle releases harmful carbon emissions into the atmosphere, contributing to global heatingUpset about the plastic crisis? Stop trying so hardPlastics are among the most...
19:17 2019-06-27

Why I’m climate striking against Fox News on Friday | Alexandria Villaseñor The news media is society’s alarm clock – it needs to wake us upThis past Saturday, I was among hundreds of activists with the group Extinction Rebellion NYC who protested outside the New York Times h...
19:17 2019-06-27

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.” Ta...
01:51 2019-06-24

Climate change protesters arrested outside New York Times NEW YORK (AP) — Climate change protesters have been arrested after they blocked traffic outside the New York Times building. The protesters from the group Extinction Rebellion hung banners on the skys...
23:17 2019-06-22

New York to pass most progressive climate crisis plan in US Program projects state would produce 100% of its electricity from renewable sources by 2040New York state would launch the most progressive policy in the US to combat the climate crisis and one of the...
21:01 2019-06-19

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 complic...
22:34 2019-06-04

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...
21:00 2019-05-21

Students stage ‘die-in’ climate protest in German parliament BERLIN (AP) — Students have disrupted a youth event in the German parliament, lying down in the chamber in a “die-in” to protest the government’s climate policies. About 20 of the st...
17:17 2019-06-04

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....
13:17 2019-05-24

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 greenhous...
00:34 2019-06-04

Climate activists are on trial for taking down Macron portraits BOURG-EN-BRESSE, France — Across France, activists have been taking down official portraits of President Emmanuel Macron to protest what they consider his “inaction” against climate change. Now they f...
20:34 2019-05-29

If Australia and Europe fail to act on climate they risk their future Election results indicate a blow for efforts to fight climate change. Everyone should be clear that is in no one’s long-term environmental or economic interest...
16:17 2019-05-27

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 fat...
18:34 2019-05-29

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 prepa...
21:34 2019-05-28

Climate crisis may be a factor in tufted puffins die-off, study says Researchers believe 3,150 to 8,500 birds starved in Bering Sea due to loss of prey speciesThe death of thousands of tufted puffins in the Bering Sea may have been partly caused by the climate breakdow...
20:51 2019-05-29

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....
14:32 2019-05-21

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....
19:34 2019-05-27

Climate change is hot topic in the European Parliament vote Concerns about climate change have prompted mass protests across Europe for the past year, turning the issue into a key topic ahead of the European Parliament elections taking place through Sunday acr...
09:51 2019-05-24

Greens to use EU election mandate to focus on climate crisis Green politicians to push agenda urging climate action, social justice and civil libertiesEurope’s Greens, big winners in Sunday’s European elections, will use their newfound leverage in a fractured p...
08:00 2019-05-28

Octopuses may go blind from climate change, study warns Plastic pollution and climate change may be significantly altering the level of oxygen on our planet. Now a new study dives into the impact it could have on marine life, including squids, crabs and oc...
15:34 2019-05-21

Venus may have had a climate suitable for life billions of years ago Nowadays, Venus is sweltering with no liquid water on its surface. But billions of years ago it may have had an ocean and a relatively pleasant climate...
15:17 2019-05-21

Climate activists on trial for taking down Macron portraits BOURG-EN-BRESSE, France (AP) — Across France, activists have been taking down official portraits of President Emmanuel Macron to protest what they consider his “inaction” against climate c...
14:17 2019-05-28

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....
17:51 2019-05-21

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....
14:51 2019-05-21

United Nations Says 80 Countries May Ramp Up Climate Pledges The countries may increase their climate goals, but the United Nations says that to avert extreme warming, an “exponential increase in ambition” is needed....
01:34 2019-05-29

Author of dystopian climate crisis novel is 'deeply optimistic' John Lanchester tells Hay audience that we have ‘a moral obligation’ not to despairPeople have “a moral obligation” to be optimistic about the climate crisis because the alternative would be to despai...
00:17 2019-05-28

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...
16:51 2019-05-21

Scotland faces climate 'apocalypse' without action to cut emissions Natural heritage chief warns of flooded and deserted towns, dead forests and polluted riversThe head of Scotland’s nature conservation agency has warned the country faces an “apocalyse” of flooded tow...
17:17 2019-05-31

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, ...
20:51 2019-05-30

Advocates aim for 1.5 million students in 2nd 'Global Climate Strike' Hundreds of thousands of students around the world are expected to take part in a global event Friday to draw attention to the fight against climate change....
15:51 2019-05-24

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....
23:17 2019-05-24

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...
14:38 2019-05-21

German political parties go green for EU 'climate election' Environmentalism and climate protection are top priorities for voters going into the European elections. But Germany's political establishment faces roadblocks in convincing voters they've turned over...
22:17 2019-05-24

Climate activists call for action in Latin America Climate change activists in Latin America rallied for action on global warming Friday, heeding a call by Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg to hold demonstrations across the world....
20:17 2019-05-24

Students stage 'die-in' climate protest in German parliament Students have disrupted a youth event in the German parliament, lying down in the chamber in a "die-in" to protest the government's climate policies....
21:17 2019-06-04

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....
22:00 2019-05-24

The psychology behind climate inaction: How to beat the 'doom barrier' Despite the urgency of a 'climate emergency' we're nowhere near fulfilling the Paris agreement. Why are we so reluctant to act? Climate psychologist Per Espen Stoknes says we need to move away from po...
13:34 2019-05-24

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-...
14:34 2019-05-28

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...
20:51 2019-05-29

Send us your questions for climate activist Greta Thunberg Got a question for the Swedish 16-year-old who started a youth climate revolution? Here’s your chance to ask her...On 20 August 2018, Greta Thunberg, then aged 15, did not attend her first day back at...
14:34 2019-05-24

Climate protesters rally as Europe votes on parliament BERLIN — Protesters — many of them too young to vote — took to the streets Friday across the European Union to demand tougher action against global warming as the 28-nation bloc elects a n...
00:51 2019-05-25

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...
20:34 2019-06-04

Far-right MEPs could threaten EU climate policy, experts warn Fears that predicted influx of climate deniers would obstruct action on environmentAn influx of climate-denying far-right MEPs could pose a “toxic” threat to EU climate policy after the European elect...
00:34 2019-05-22

Greens seek to leverage EU wins to push climate agenda Surfing a global wave of climate activism to their strongest showing yet in European Union elections, Europe's Greens on Sunday readied to press their demands on climate and trade in Brussels....
03:51 2019-05-27

Ambitious 2050 climate goal relegated to footnote at EU summit A push by most European Union nations for the world's biggest economic bloc to go carbon-neutral by 2050 was dropped to a footnote at a summit on Thursday after fierce resistance from Poland, the Czec...
03:51 2019-06-21

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 ...
00:51 2019-07-03

EU leaders may toughen climate goal for 2050, haggle over top jobs The EU's 28 national leaders meeting in Brussels on Thursday are likely to embrace a more ambitious stance on fighting climate change but haggle over who should steer the bloc, including its monetary ...
15:51 2019-06-20

Greenpeace activists target chancellor's speech in climate protest Protesters wearing sashes reading ‘climate emergency’ disrupt Philip Hammond’s Mansion House speech Dozens of Greenpeace activists interrupted the chancellor’s Mansion House speech on Thursday night a...
23:34 2019-06-20

In Greta Thunberg's footsteps: the climate kids fighting for their future A keen reader of graphic novels, nine-year-old Zayne Cowie has a bookshelf laden with tales of the struggles of imaginary superheroes. Now, a real-life role model has inspired him to join a battle for...
14:00 2019-06-20

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.  ...
09:17 2019-05-23

Nuclear power is helping to drive the climate crisis | Letters Linda Rogers says the CBI has its head in the sand over nuclear reactors and Iain Climie wants politicians prepared to fund action to combat the climate emergencyHas the Confederation of British Indus...
21:34 2019-07-02

British parliament to hold Citizens' Assembly on climate crisis British lawmakers will hold a Citizens' Assembly to gather views on how to meet its newly-strengthened emissions targets, parliament announced on Thursday, in response to growing public unease over th...
15:51 2019-06-20

Highlights: EU leaders meet to hammer out deal on climate, top jobs The European Union's 28 national leaders meet in Brussels on Thursday to haggle over how ambitious their climate goals should be and who should navigate the bloc in coming years....
15:51 2019-06-20

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 France and other European nations in June was made at least five – and pos...
18:34 2019-07-02

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....
10:17 2019-06-20

Climate crisis made Europe's heat wave 'at least' five times more likely Last week's record-shattering heat wave across Europe was at made at least five times more likely because of climate change, a group of European scientists said Tuesday....
06:00 2019-07-03

EPA finalizes Trump administration’s coal-friendly climate plan Today, the EPA finalized the Trump administration's Affordable Clean Energy (ACE) plan, effectively rolling back Obama-era policies to address climate change. The Obama administration's Clea...
03:51 2019-06-20

Climate mistake reveals Earth warmed more than we thought last century Early weather stations only covered 20 per cent of the globe, causing them to underestimate how much our greenhouse gas emissions have warmed the climate...
13:00 2019-07-05

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 19...
21:34 2019-06-18

Reality check: Declaring a climate emergency sends a message but does little else The symbolic vote came just hours before the government is set to announce its decision on whether to let the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion proceed....
22:00 2019-06-18

New climate study ordered for Colorado, Utah energy leases A federal judge says U.S. officials must consider the climate change effects from leasing about 250 square miles of public lands in Colorado and Utah for oil and gas exploration. The order Wednesday b...
23:51 2019-05-29

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 welco...
01:34 2019-06-19

Canada approves a pipeline expansion the day after declaring a ‘climate emergency’ Caught between environmental and economic concerns, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government said it will push ahead with the $5.5 billion Trans Mountain Pipeline project....
06:17 2019-06-19

Two-thirds of Britons want faster action on climate, poll finds Research suggests support for urgent measures to tackle crisis is becoming mainstreamNearly 70% of British people want urgent political action to tackle climate change and protect the natural environm...
08:34 2019-06-19

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 w...
00:00 2019-07-05

Retreating Swiss glacier spurred May's new 2050 climate goal British Prime Minister Theresa May said her surprise at the rapid retreat of a glacier she knew from years of walking holidays in the Swiss Alps had strengthened her resolve to commit Britain to a new...
16:17 2019-06-19

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....
20:00 2019-06-19

Climate change debate in the focus at Exxon’s annual meeting DALLAS (AP) — Activist shareholders are using Exxon Mobil’s annual meeting to accuse the company of failing to confront a future that may include stricter regulations to limit climate change cau...
18:34 2019-05-29

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 co...
23:17 2019-06-19

What if we covered the climate crisis like we did the start of World War II? | Bill Moyers In the war, the purpose of journalism was to awaken the world to the catastrophe looming ahead of it. We must approach our climate crisis the same wayToday marks the official launch of Covering Climat...
12:51 2019-05-22

Governments and firms in 28 countries sued over climate crisis – report More than 1,300 legal actions over global heating brought since 1990, say researchersClimate action lawsuits against governments and corporations have spread across 28 countries, according to a new an...
10:00 2019-07-04

Trump’s Nominee for U.N. Envoy Appears to Differ With Him on Saudis and Climate At her confirmation hearing, Kelly Knight Craft suggested that she would be tougher than President Trump on Saudi Arabia and that climate change is a threat....
01:17 2019-06-20

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 ...
09:17 2019-07-04

Mission in the Arctic will trap scientists in ice to study climate change Scientists plan to sail the ship into the Arctic Ocean, anchor it to a large piece of sea ice and allow the water to freeze around them, effectively trapping themselves in the vast white mass that for...
03:17 2019-07-04

Ex-chief scientist fears for UK climate plan if Boris Johnson is PM Prof David King says would-be PM oversaw ‘devastating’ cuts in efforts to tackle crisisProf David King, the former chief scientist, has expressed alarm at the prospect of Boris Johnson becoming prime ...
14:51 2019-06-18

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....
06:34 2019-06-28

GOP senators in Oregon to return to Capitol after avoiding climate bill After more than a week of avoiding the state Capitol in a successful effort to avoid a vote on a controversial climate change bill, Republican senators in Oregon are expected to return and vote on a s...
03:34 2019-06-29

'Are a cow's farts the worst for the planet?' Children's climate questions answered What are young people most worried about? We put their queries to the expertsEwoenam Tetteh and Faith Otasowie, both 15, Westcliff-on-Sea, Essex Continue reading......
08:00 2019-06-29

School climate strikes expected to be largest yet – live coverage Students around the world are walking out of lessons to demand politicians take urgent action on climate changeAre you taking part? Share your photos, videos and experiences 1.25pm BST In London thous...
14:34 2019-05-24

The Debates Showed America Still Doesn’t Know How to Talk About Climate Change If you want to understand just how badly 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 ...
08:34 2019-06-28

UN expert warns of ‘climate apartheid’ which will divide rich and poor A United Nations Human Rights Council report has warned that a potential "climate apartheid" could fracture the global population, splitting the planet between the wealthy and the rest of the world wh...
19:51 2019-06-27

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....
19:51 2019-06-27

How Republican senators killed Oregon’s climate crisis bill After legislators fled the state, rightwing groups pledged their support and protesters demonstrated outside the state houseOregon politics has been thrown into chaos for more than a week after Republ...
13:17 2019-06-29

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 s...
19:51 2019-06-27

The case for a special Democratic climate debate | Kate Aronoff Housing, immigration, health – there’s no policy area that won’t be touched by the climate crisis. The Democratic candidates should embrace the challengeTwenty candidates – ten candidates per night – ...
19:17 2019-06-27

Climate protesters stage 'die-in' at Queensland Museum's dinosaur exhibit Hundreds of Extinction Rebellion demonstrators, many dressed as endangered animals, rally in BrisbaneAround 250 environmental activists have laid down among the dinosaurs at the Queensland Museum on S...
10:01 2019-05-26

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 o...
06:51 2019-05-25

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.....
21:17 2019-06-27

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 t...
18:17 2019-05-24

Climate crisis: global economy needs major upgrade … fast Ex-US vice-president says only big solutions can offset impact of systemic shifts and avert disasterAl Gore has said the global economy requires a fundamental upgrade to become more sustainable in ord...
01:17 2019-06-28

Climate crisis, tree planting and new left economics | Letters Scotland’s major environment and conservation bodies call for legislation to tackle the climate emergency. Plus letters from Penelope Maclachlan, Charles Young, Dr Joseph Hanlon and Neil BlackshawScot...
01:17 2019-06-28

Young protesters at DNC headquarters demand debate on climate crisis DNC has declined to hold a climate-specific debate even as Democratic voters rank rising temperatures as a top priorityDozens of young climate protesters crowded outside the Democratic National Commit...
01:17 2019-06-28

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......
21:00 2019-06-28

Media outlets follow Guardian to reconsider language on climate Use of terms ‘climate crisis’ and ‘global heating’ prompts reviews in other newsroomsWhy the Guardian is changing the language it uses about the environment The Guardian’s decision to alter its style ...
14:34 2019-05-24

German Fridays for Future climate activists block parliament Some 500 students symbolically blocked exits as legislators wrapped up their final legislative session before the summer recess. Last week, 40,000 protested against coal in the western city of Aachen....
21:51 2019-06-28

Dutch PM says China has stuck to climate goals despite economy, trade war China has stuck to its climate change goals even with a slowing economy - the world's second largest - and a trade war with the United States, Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte said on Thursday....
22:00 2019-06-27

Climate activists clash with French police at Paris bridge French police used riot shields and pepper spray to clear scores of climate activists blocking a bridge over the Seine in Paris on Friday, as the city sweltered under a record-breaking heatwave that m...
22:00 2019-06-28

Mike Pence repeatedly refuses to say climate crisis is a threat to US Trump VP resists direct questioning in CNN interviewEPA moved this week to roll back Obama Clean Power PlanAt the end of a week in which the Trump administration rolled back Barack Obama’s Clean Power...
23:17 2019-06-23

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 cli...
06:51 2019-05-24

Meet generation Greta: young climate activists around the world They’re too young to vote, but schoolchildren across the globe are taking matters into their own handsIn May, for the second time this year, more than 1.5 million young people in more than 125 countri...
11:34 2019-06-28

A British Politician Grabbed a Climate Protester by the Neck and It’s Dividing the U.K. A video showing a U.K. Member of Parliament aggressively grabbing a female climate protester by the neck and marching her out of a banquet dinner is dividing the country. The footage, filmed by TV new...
19:00 2019-06-21

Germany: Aachen hosts 'Fridays for Future' climate rally Thousands of students have gathered in the German city to urge immediate action against climate change. Activists have also started marching to block one of Germany's largest open coal mines nearby....
13:51 2019-06-21

Blocked EU fails on climate pledge, despite increasing public pressure Paralyzed by internal divisions and unable to agree on the bloc's direction, EU leaders have failed to agree on tougher climate targets. But can they afford to ignore the growing climate protest movem...
13:51 2019-06-21

Republicans aren’t just climate deniers. They deny the extinction crisis, too Republican officials and their industry benefactors are sowing doubt about the wildlife extinction crisis that threatens as many as one million speciesMaybe you’ve read King Lear and remember this fam...
18:51 2019-05-23

'People are in danger': the prisoners feeling the effects of US climate crisis A majority of Texas prisons have no air conditioning and no plans are in place to deal with global heating trendsRodney Adams had a job hauling luggage for airlines before bereavements and a back inju...
08:17 2019-07-02

Sydney to Declare a Climate Emergency in Face of National Inaction The mayor said it was important that Australia’s largest city, which has already made ambitious pledges to reduce greenhouse emissions, raise its voice in a global demand for action....
12:51 2019-06-21

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 other...
17:17 2019-07-02

British companies, pension funds may have to report climate risks British public companies and pension funds may have to publish by 2022 what risks their businesses face from climate change under a new so-called green finance strategy....
17:17 2019-07-02

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...
08:51 2019-06-23

French police face probe over tear gas at climate protests The French interior minister has ordered an investigation into why police used tear gas on climate protesters. A widely shared video shows protesters being sprayed with tear gas after refusing to move...
00:17 2019-07-02

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’...
13:00 2019-05-28

70 people were arrested at a climate protest outside The New York Times offices Seventy people were arrested outside of The New York Times building in Manhattan on Saturday, according to a New York Police Department spokesman, during a protest to call attention to the way news ou...
13:34 2019-06-23

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 ...
06:17 2019-06-23

Arrests at protest over New York Times' 'unacceptable' climate coverage Protesters block avenue between Port Authority and NYTExtinction Rebellion calls for better coverage of climate crisisA climate change protest orchestrated by the Extinction Rebellion activist group b...
22:34 2019-06-22

Schwarzenegger teams up with activist Greta Thunberg at climate summit A top climate summit organized by Arnold Schwarzenegger's environmental organization has opened in Vienna. Swedish youth activist Greta Thunberg spoke at the opening of a failure by the leaders in att...
13:00 2019-05-28

John Delaney splits with Democrats with 'real' climate plan Presidential candidate John Delaney released a $4 trillion plan Thursday to fight climate change that calls for a carbon tax, contrasting himself with follow Democrats who have not endorsed carbon pri...
22:00 2019-05-23

French police criticised for using pepper spray on climate protesters Video showing police removing seated demonstrators in Paris causes outrage on social mediaFrance’s interior minister has asked the Paris police chief to explain a controversial riot police operation t...
12:34 2019-07-01

'I feel empowered and scared': pupils speak before climate strike We asked children around the world to tell us why they will be taking part in Friday’s climate strikes. Here’s what they saidI’m taking part on Friday because adults, and especially politicians, have ...
18:51 2019-05-23

Florida appoints first chief science officer to take on climate crisis Tom Frazer plans to make water quality a priority in new role created by Republican governor Ron DeSantisTo say Dr Tom Frazer faces a daunting workload as he begins his new job as Florida’s first chie...
13:00 2019-05-28

‘We need everyone’: youth activists call on adults to join climate strikes A general strike globally on 20 September could be a ‘turning point in our history’, they sayRead the call to action by Greta Thunberg and other youth climate strikersGreta Thunberg and leading youth ...
18:51 2019-05-23

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....
18:34 2019-05-28

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 c...
14:17 2019-06-18

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...
14:34 2019-06-08

Climate activists find warmer reception at shareholder meetings Climate activists found companies more receptive to steps like cutting emissions or buying clean power this year, a new tally of shareholder resolutions shows, a trend proponents said undercuts the ca...
21:34 2019-07-11

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...
12:34 2019-06-04

This Striking Climate Change Visualization Is Now Customizable for Any Place on Earth When University of Reading climate scientist Ed Hawkins released his warming stripes visualization for the globe last year, people freaked (in a good way). The minimalist graphic stripped out unnecess...
03:51 2019-06-18

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...
22:51 2019-07-11

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 U.S. and world....
15:51 2019-06-04

Albania president cancels elections, citing tense climate TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Albania’s president has canceled upcoming municipal elections, citing the need to reduce political tensions in the country. President Ilir Meta said he acted because ̶...
21:51 2019-06-08

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...
14:51 2019-06-08

Climate protesters disrupt BP investor meeting, Shell gets boost Climate change protesters disrupted oil and gas group BP's annual shareholder meeting on Tuesday, shouting "this is a crime scene", while rival Royal Dutch Shell received some rare praise from shareho...
15:34 2019-05-21

Can artificial intelligence in the energy sector help solve the climate crisis? Artificial intelligence conjures fears of job loss and privacy concerns — not to mention sci-fi dystopias. But machine learning can also help us save energy and make renewables better....
14:51 2019-05-21

German environment minister: No more 'soapbox speeches' on climate protection The Fridays for Future youth movement has piled on the pressure; in Germany, politicians are debating a carbon tax. DW spoke with Environment Minister Svenja Schulze about whether climate protection e...
19:51 2019-07-13

Leonardo DiCaprio spotlights urgency of climate crisis in new film As you may have heard, celebrities have been using their clout to get out the message on climate change -- inviting the question, frequently, as to whether they're a hindrance or a help to that cause....
22:34 2019-06-11

Kenya's first coal plant construction paused in climate victory Owners failed to assess environmental and community concerns, court rules, while US ambassador wades into debate in support of coal powerKenya has been urged to halt construction of the country’s firs...
10:17 2019-07-11

Von der Leyen promises EU lawmakers focus on rule of law, competitiveness, climate Ursula von der Leyen made her pitch to European lawmakers on Wednesday to be the next head of the EU executive, promising them to focus on promoting the rule of law, competitiveness, digitalization an...
13:17 2019-07-10

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 admini...
08:34 2019-06-04

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 pollutio...
22:00 2019-06-12

World's biggest firms foresee $1 trillion climate cost hit More than 200 of the world's largest listed companies forecast that climate change could cost them a combined total of almost $1 trillion, with much of the pain due in the next five years, according t...
12:17 2019-06-04

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....
16:34 2019-06-12

Factbox: Companies spot big risks and opportunities in climate crisis More than 200 of the world's largest listed companies have forecast that climate change could soon cost them a combined total of almost $1 trillion, according to a report published by British-based ch...
12:17 2019-06-04

Global heating: London to have climate similar to Barcelona by 2050 Nearly 80% of cities to undergo dramatic and potentially disastrous changes, study findsLondon will have a similar climate in three decades’ time to that of Barcelona today, according to research – bu...
21:00 2019-07-10

The Guardian view on the climate emergency: a dangerous paralysis | Editorial The closer the prospect of disaster becomes, the less the government manages to doThe difference between speed limits and speed cameras is that speed cameras work. They arouse fear and frustration, bu...
21:00 2019-07-10

UN agency: higher education bodies back ‘climate emergency’ The U.N. environment agency says networks and organizations representing more than 7,000 institutions of higher and further education around the world have signed a letter declaring “a climate emergen...
00:51 2019-07-11

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 ...
00:34 2019-06-12

Climate activists disrupt five British cities with 'summer uprising' Civil disobedience group Extinction Rebellion staged protests in five British cities on Monday, aiming to renew pressure on the government to take bolder action to tackle climate change and slow the w...
18:00 2019-07-15

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 3...
16:51 2019-06-04

U.S. EPA top career auto official moving to head climate office The top career official at the Environmental Protection Agency in charge of the office overseeing vehicle emissions and biofuel standards will swap roles at the agency on Aug. 4, an EPA spokesman said...
02:51 2019-06-07

Front-runner in Brazil’s election wants to pull out of climate treaty The far-right winner of the first round of Brazil's presidential election wants to withdraw from the Paris climate agreement and cut down the Amazon rainforest...
14:38 2019-05-21

Thirsty koalas need bowls of water to survive increasingly hot climate Koalas were once thought to get all the hydration they needed from eucalyptus leaves, but artifical water stations might be necessary for their survival in a warming climate...
20:34 2019-06-05

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 admini...
20:51 2019-06-04

Can the Paris Climate Deal Survive a Trump-Style Renegotiation? Some advocates of global climate action think the pact would be stronger if the United States simply left, rather than remaining in and demanding big changes....
14:32 2019-05-21

Spain honors research of plants’ role against climate change MADRID (AP) — 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 researc...
12:34 2019-06-05

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 informati...
09:17 2019-06-05

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.”...
14:32 2019-05-21

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 anima...
05:34 2019-06-05

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 administratio...
05:00 2019-06-05

Joe Biden’s $5 Trillion Climate Proposal: Net Zero Carbon Emissions by 2050 Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden is pitching a $5 trillion-plus climate proposal that he says would lead the U.S. to net zero emission of carbon pollution by 2050. Biden’s plan calls ...
21:34 2019-06-04

Climate crisis: extremely hot days could double in US, study shows Amid widespread US heatwave, experts predict dangerous extremes in summer temperatures will only get worseAs the climate crisis progresses, the number of extremely hot days around the US could more th...
17:34 2019-07-18

Birds and insect species are heading north in the UK as climate warms More than 50 of the UK’s estimated 39,000 animal species, mostly insects and birds, extended their range northwards within the UK between 2008 and 2018...
16:17 2019-07-18

Climate scientists partner with McKinsey to push companies to self-regulate Leading climate science institute Woods Hole Research Center is taking its first run at directly influencing corporate behavior on climate change through a collaboration with global consulting powerho...
20:01 2019-06-04

Buttigieg urges end to 'endless' U.S. war, return to Iran, climate deals Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg on Tuesday urged a stop to the "endless war" that followed the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks and a return to the Iran nuclear deal and Paris climate accord s...
23:17 2019-06-11

Climate action: 4 shifts the UN chief encourages Governments to make Speaking to young Māoris and people of the Pacific islands in New Zealand on Monday, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said “nature does not negotiate” and emphasized four key measures that Govern...
14:38 2019-05-21

World Hunger Is On the Rise and ‘Climate Shocks’ Are Partly to Blame, UN Says A staggering 2 billion people around the world don’t have enough nutritious food to eat, and climate shocks like drought, heat waves, and extreme rainfall have played a large role in their plight, acc...
22:51 2019-07-16

Denmark Faces an Election Fueled by Anger on Climate and Immigration The campaign has underlined the divide between those who fear environmental change will destroy the planet and those who fear immigration will destroy the country....
18:34 2019-06-04

Trump drilling leases could create more climate pollution than EU does in a year US has offered close to 378m acres of public lands and waters for oil and gas leasing since Trump took office through April 2019Donald Trump’s leases of public lands and waters for oil and gas drillin...
11:34 2019-07-17

Eight reasons Trump's 'clean climate' claims fail to stack up President told Prince Charles US has ‘among the cleanest climates there are’. Here’s a reminder of some facts he may have overlookedDonald Trump believes the US has a “clean climate”, telling the inte...
11:34 2019-06-06

UK police vow to stop repeat of climate-change protest chaos British police said they would not allow protesters from the Extinction Rebellion anti-climate change group to repeat the kind of disruption they caused in London earlier this year when they hold fres...
15:00 2019-07-18

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 Thurs...
16:00 2019-07-18

Climate fears lift Greens' chances of running Germany A former trampolinist and a children's author have led the Greens to a spectacular comeback in Germany, raising the once-unthinkable prospect of a Green chancellor succeeding Angela Merkel....
16:00 2019-07-18

World's biggest firms foresee a $1 trillion climate cost hit More than 200 of the world's largest listed companies forecast that climate change could cost them a combined total of almost $1 trillion, according to a report published on Tuesday....
23:01 2019-06-04

Exclusive: U.N. chief calls on EU to raise 2030 climate goal to 55% U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has called on the European Union to aim for a 55% cut in greenhouse gas emissions by 2030, far more than the bloc's current target for a 40% reduction....
18:34 2019-06-15

The Latest: Oregon House approves progressive climate policy SALEM, Ore. (AP) — The Latest on Oregon’s cap and trade proposal (all times local): 8:30 p.m. The Oregon House has approved an economywide cap-and trade-program. The program would put an overall...
07:00 2019-06-18

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 y...
01:34 2019-07-10

Nectar swaps BP for Esso amid criticism by climate campaigners UK petrol station loyalty shifts as Nectar card is criticised for encouraging fossil fuel useA major UK consumer loyalty programme has been criticised by environmental campaigners for making Esso – wh...
10:34 2019-06-01

Pope Francis declares 'climate emergency' and urges action Addressing energy leaders, pope warns of ‘catastrophic’ effects of global heatingPope Francis has declared a global “climate emergency”, warning of the dangers of global heating and that a failure to ...
21:51 2019-06-14

Climate talks held as Arctic ice melts, concerns grow BERLIN (AP) — Diplomats and climate experts gathered Monday in Germany for U.N.-hosted talks on climate change amid growing public pressure for governments to act faster against global warming....
02:34 2019-06-18

Ireland to unveil bold plan to tackle climate emergency Varadkar reveals ideas to curb greenhouse gases and move towards net-zero carbon emissions by 2050Ireland has unveiled an ambitious plan to tackle the climate emergency by weaning the state, businesse...
20:00 2019-06-17

Experts hold climate talks in Bonn as pressure to act grows BERLIN (AP) — Experts are meeting in Germany for U.N.-hosted talks on climate change amid growing pressure for governments to act faster against global warming. Diplomats meeting in the western city o...
14:17 2019-06-17

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 b...
11:51 2019-06-17

Sarasin cuts Shell stake, criticizing its climate strategy London-based asset manager Sarasin & Partners has sold nearly 20% of its holdings in Royal Dutch Shell, saying the oil and gas company's spending plans are out of synch with international targets to b...
14:51 2019-07-09

Trump Denounces Paris Climate Accord, Says, "Will Defend The Environment" US President Donald Trump on Monday once again denounced the "unfair, ineffective, and very, very expensive" Paris climate accord, during a speech on "America's environmental leadership."...
07:17 2019-07-09

Swiss police detain dozens of climate protesters outside bank Activists were carried away after blocking off the entrance to Credit Suisse, one of the biggest banks in Switzerland. The arrests come as student launched a five-day climate change protest in the Ger...
17:00 2019-07-08

Trump touts environmental record despite slashing climate regulations In a White House speech, the president claimed clean air and water has been a priority but voters disapprove of his climate crisis handling Donald Trump is arguing he has made America an environmental...
02:34 2019-07-09

Trump Talks Up ‘America’s Environmental Leadership’ in Climate Speech The idea for the speech originated with consultants on the re-election campaign worried that his environmental record was a turnoff to two key demographics — millennials and suburban women....
22:34 2019-07-08

Hopes for climate progress falter with coal still king across Asia A depressing picture of global power generation has coal still firmly on top. And in a vicious cycle, the very heatwaves and winter freezes high carbon emissions cause seem to be increasing themThe wo...
19:51 2019-06-15

NDP reveals climate plan to ease transition to green economy The measures proposed range from subsidies for the purchase of electric vehicles to easier access to employment insurance for workers in industries threatened by the move away from fossil fuels....
01:51 2019-06-01

'Tame the nightmare': U.S. writer McKibben pushes climate strike Bill McKibben, a U.S. author and leading figure in global climate activism, has challenged adults to join a youth-led general strike in September, saying bold action may yet prevent civilization being...
13:17 2019-06-14

Climate crisis: Alaska is melting and it’s likely to accelerate global heating The state has just had its warmest spring on record, causing permafrost to thaw and dramatically reshaping some areasA city in western Alaska has lost a huge stretch of riverbank to erosion that may t...
10:51 2019-06-14

David Attenborough says it's 'extraordinary' climate deniers are in power in Australia Celebrated naturalist’s most vivid impression of human impact on the planet is Great Barrier Reef bleachingDavid Attenborough has highlighted Australia as an “extraordinary” example of a country where...
13:00 2019-07-10

Development banks' climate funding at all-time high in 2018 Climate projects won record financing from the world's big development banks last year, with funds committed up 60% since the 2015 Paris climate accord to curb global warming emissions, a report publi...
19:51 2019-06-13

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 ...
19:51 2019-06-13

Climate crisis seriously damaging human health, report finds National academies say effects include spread of diseases and worse mental healthA report by experts from 27 national science academies has set out the widespread damage global heating is already caus...
19:34 2019-06-03

Standard Bank shareholders vote down climate-risk resolution Standard Bank shareholders on Thursday voted down a resolution that would have required the South African lender to report climate risk in its activities, although they passed another forcing it to di...
16:17 2019-05-30

How a climate of outrage persecuted 2 women who refused to take down Brett Kavanaugh In what was one of the most brutal Supreme Court confirmations in American history, Brett Kavanaugh was accused of the attempted sexual assault of a 15-year-old schoolgirl, Christine Blasey Ford, when...
17:17 2019-07-06

BP faces climate protests at investor meeting, Shell gets boost Activists disrupted BP's annual shareholder meeting on Tuesday shouting "this is a crime scene" in the latest climate protest against the oil and gas group, while rival Royal Dutch Shell got some rare...
17:34 2019-05-21

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 w...
06:51 2019-06-14

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....
06:34 2019-06-04

Ambitious Climate Plans Might Need a Radical Legislative One: Ending the Filibuster Even if Democrats win the White House and the Senate in 2020, effectively combating climate change might require the elimination of the Senate filibuster....
12:00 2019-07-10

Climate hawk Republicans are wrong to look to carbon tax as Green New Deal alternative Some Republicans have seized on the idea that a carbon tax could serve as a free market alternative to sweeping environmental regulations and reforms such as those in the Green New Deal. This is troub...
03:17 2019-07-02

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 carbo...
01:17 2019-07-05