This week in climate news - 8 October 2017

The most popular articles from the past week.

Australian cities to have 50C summer days by 2040, study says

Researchers say Sydney and Melbourne would have unprecedented temperatures even if Paris target met. Even if the Paris agreement to limit the global temperature rise to below 2C is met, summer heatwaves in major Australian cities are likely to reach highs of 50C by 2040, a study published on Wednesday warns. »
3 October 2017, 19:50 - guardian - Search similar - Email

Most Americans Want Climate Change Policies

But in a new poll, half say they would not pay more on their electric bill to help lower emissions -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com. »
3 October 2017, 21:10 - scientificamerican - Search similar - Email

UN chief to visit storm-ravaged islands of Antigua, Barbuda and Dominica this weekend

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres announced today that he will be visiting hurricane hit islands of Antigua, Barbuda and Dominica this Saturday to survey the damage caused by multiple storms and what more the UN can do help people recover. »
4 October 2017, 18:10 - UN - Search similar - Email

Exclusive: Trump EPA to propose repealing Obama's climate regulation - document

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will propose repealing the Clean Power Plan - the Obama administration's centerpiece regulation to fight climate change - and plans to solicit input on a rule to replace it, according to an EPA document seen by Reuters. »
4 October 2017, 09:40 - reuters - Search similar - Email

Grass-fed beef is bad for the planet and causes climate change

Supporters like Prince Charles say raising cattle on pastures can be good for the environment, but the sums have been done and their claims don’t add up. »
4 October 2017, 07:10 - newscientist - Search similar - Email

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