This week in climate news - 18 June 2017

The most popular articles from the past week.

The fight against climate change: four cities leading the way in the Trump era

New York City, Houston, Miami and San Francisco have all taken steps to mitigate the risks associated with rising sea levels and global temperatures. Are their successes a blueprint for action at the state and local level? Wholly unintentionally, Donald Trump may have sparked unprecedented determination within the US to confront the danger of climate change. Continue reading... »
12 June 2017, 15:00 - guardian - Search similar - Email

Iqaluit could start running out of fresh water by 2024

Without action, the supply of fresh water in Iqaluit will begin to dwindle by 2024 due to climate change and increased demand, new research has found. »
13 June 2017, 08:20 - sciencedaily - Search similar - Email

Michael Gove 'entirely unfit' to be environment secretary, says Greens

Appointment of Gove greeted with anger by environmental campaigners, who lament his record on green issues. Green activists and politicians have reacted with dismay to Theresa May’s decision to bring Michael Gove back to frontline politics as environment secretary. »
12 June 2017, 15:00 - guardian - Search similar - Email

Apple issues $1 billion green bond after Trump's Paris climate exit

Apple Inc offered a $1 billion bond dedicated to financing clean energy and environmental projects on Tuesday, the first corporate green bond offered since President Donald Trump withdrew the United States from the Paris climate agreement. »
13 June 2017, 17:30 - reuters - Search similar - Email

New research may resolve a climate ‘conundrum’ across the history of human civilization | Dana Nuccitelli

The new study also confirms the planet is warming 20 times faster than Earth’s fastest natural climate change. Earth’s last ice age ended about 12,000 years ago. The warmer and more stable climate the followed allowed for the development of agriculture and the rise of human civilization. »
14 June 2017, 14:30 - guardian - Search similar - Email

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