This week in climate news - 30 April 2017

The most popular articles from the past week.

Millions of Colombians at risk to climate change: minister

Climate change has put nearly 12 million Colombians at risk from natural disasters like flooding and landslides, which could kill hundreds and cause serious infrastructure damage, the environment minister said on Tuesday. »
25 April 2017, 21:50 - reuters - Search similar - Email

State prosecutors urge Trump not to withdraw from Paris accord

More than a dozen state prosecutors urged President Donald Trump in a letter on Tuesday not to withdraw from the Paris Climate Agreement, which commits the United States, along with 200 other countries, to reducing its greenhouse gas emissions in an attempt to slow global warming. »
26 April 2017, 01:00 - reuters - Search similar - Email

Temperature-boosting El Niño set for early return this year

The climate event that helped supercharge global warming to record levels in 2015 and 2016 is 50-60% likely in 2017, says World Meteorological Organization. The El Niño climate event that helped supercharge global warming to record levels in 2015 and 2016 is set for an early return, according to a forecast from the World Meteorological Organization. Related: What is El Niño?. Continue reading... »
28 April 2017, 15:10 - guardian - Search similar - Email

One Big Legal Obstacle Keeps Trump from Undoing Greenhouse Gas Regulation

The Supreme Court backed a federal rule that CO2 emissions endanger health, and the White House is having trouble working around it -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com. »
26 April 2017, 13:10 - scientificamerican - Search similar - Email

UN agency and Chinese bike-share firm team up to raise awareness about climate change

The United Nations development agency is teaming up with ofo, a China-based bike sharing platform, to raise public awareness about climate change, it was announced today. »
26 April 2017, 03:10 - UN - Search similar - Email

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