This week in climate news - 12 April 2015
The most popular articles from the past week.
Researchers have created DARTE (Database of Road Transportation Emissions), a new U.S. nationwide data inventory that can help to provide this crucial information. »
Glaciers of Alberta and British Columbia to shrink 70% in volume by end of the century, as global warming brings about serious melting. Continue reading... »
Seventy percent of glacier ice in British Columbia and Alberta could disappear by the end of the 21st century, creating major problems for local ecosystems, power supplies, and water quality, according to a new study. »
Experts call for greater action on climate change, and warn that opening up huge new coalmines in Queensland could cause permanent damage to the reef. The federal government’s plan to reverse the decline of the Great Barrier Reef is “weak” and requires greater action in six key areas, including climate change, according to a new report. »
Plans to build Australia's biggest coalmine in the Galilee Basin would contribute to climate change and harm the Great Barrier Reef, a court has heard. »
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