This week in climate news - 28 August 2016

The most popular articles from the past week.

California legislature passes climate change bills

California lawmakers voted to extend the state's climate change fighting efforts out to 2030 on Wednesday, giving a new lease on life to the most ambitious greenhouse gas reduction program in the country. »
25 August 2016, 02:00 - reuters - Search similar - Email

Climate change: Warning of extreme events and a move into uncharted territory

As the world endures a third straight year of record-breaking heat, a new study has given fresh insight into what global warming is likely to mean for Australians if it is not curbed. »
23 August 2016, 18:20 - smh - Search similar - Email

Hit by climate change, Central American coffee growers get a taste for cocoa

SAN SALVADOR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Farmer Abelardo Ayala took a tough decision on his estate in San Juan Tepezontes, a traditional coffee-producing region of El Salvador: to swap his coffee trees for cocoa as a warming climate hit his crop. »
24 August 2016, 13:20 - reuters - Search similar - Email

Investors controlling $13tn call on G20 leaders to ratify Paris climate agreement

Investors say countries that move first will attract investments and call for regulators to force disclosure of climate-related risks. A group of 130 institutions that control US$13tn of investments have called on G20 nations to ratify the Paris agreement this year and accelerate investment in clean energy and forced disclosure of climate-related financial risk. »
24 August 2016, 05:40 - guardian - Search similar - Email

Man-made warming dates back almost 200 years: study

Man-made greenhouse gases began to nudge up the Earth's temperatures almost 200 years ago as the Industrial Revolution gathered pace, far earlier than previously thought, scientists said on Wednesday. »
24 August 2016, 19:40 - reuters - Search similar - Email

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