This week in climate news - 4 February 2018

The most popular articles from the past week.

Trump's view that ice caps 'setting records' baffles scientists

Scientists puzzled on Monday over U.S. President Donald Trump's assertion that ice caps are "setting records" when much of the world's ice from the Alps to the Andes is melting amid global warming. »
29 January 2018, 17:10 - reuters - Search similar - Email

Communicating the science is the next step in the evolution of the UN climate panel | Adam Corner

The IPCC is taking guidance on how to communicate its crucial findings beyond speciality scientific and policy circles. The remit of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is one of the more complicated jigsaw puzzles in the world. »
30 January 2018, 12:10 - guardian - Search similar - Email

‘Silver bullet’ to suck CO2 from air and halt climate change ruled out

Scientists say climate targets cannot be met using the technologies, which either risk huge damage to the environment or are very costly. Ways of sucking carbon dioxide from the air will not work on the vast scales needed to beat climate change, Europe’s science academies warned on Thursday. »
1 February 2018, 08:30 - guardian - Search similar - Email

Climate change threatens half of US bases worldwide, Pentagon report finds

Defense department says wild weather could endanger 1,700 sitesFindings run counter to White House views on climate Nearly half of US military sites are threatened by wild weather linked to climate change, according to a new Pentagon study whose findings run contrary to White House views on global warming. »
31 January 2018, 23:00 - guardian - Search similar - Email

Exxon sees global oil demand plunging by 2040 under climate regulations

Exxon Mobil Corp said on Friday that it expects global oil demand to drop sharply by 2040 if regulations aimed at limiting the impact of greenhouse gas emissions on climate are fully implemented. »
3 February 2018, 01:40 - reuters - Search similar - Email

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