This week in climate news - 27 November 2016
The most popular articles from the past week.
Scientists warn increasingly rapid melting could trigger polar ‘tipping points’ with catastrophic consequences felt as far away as the Indian Ocean. Arctic scientists have warned that the increasingly rapid melting of the ice cap risks triggering 19 “tipping points” in the region that could have catastrophic consequences around the globe. »
The world is counting on the climate movement in the US to keep action on fossil fuel going. Here is one way we can do that. Related: Trump’s dilemma: to please his friends by trashing the Paris climate deal, or not? | Bill McKibben. There’s no point hiding from it – Donald Trump’s election should give us all concern for our future and the future of our children. Continue reading... »
The government agency responsible for the Great Barrier Reef says urgent action is needed to save the world heritage site after yet-to-be-published surveys found the record coral bleaching damage earlier this year was even worse than initially thought. »
Nearly 400 companies and nonprofits signed a letter to express support for Paris climate agreement. We asked a handful to tell us why. Many businesses that supply the goods and services we use every day understand that they have a role to play in keeping global warming in check. Their profits depend on it. »
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