This week in climate news - 13 May 2018

The most popular articles from the past week.

Save our planet by protecting migratory birds and their ‘epic journeys,’ urges UN chief

As they make their global journeys, migratory birds not only set birdwatchers’ binoculars agog, they also help the planet maintain its essential ecological balance. »
12 May 2018, 08:50 - UN - Search similar - Email

Booming tourism emits 8 percent of greenhouse gases, study shows

Tourism is responsible for a twelfth of world greenhouse gas emissions, and a vacation boom is complicating a global drive to slow climate change, scientists said on Monday. »
7 May 2018, 19:00 - reuters - Search similar - Email

How land use and climate change are driving species distribution shifts

Climate change is altering where species live all over the planet. With global warming, species are moving towards the poles and up elevation where temperature is lower. However, along with global climate change, the world is also experiencing massive changes in land use which may also impact where species live. Could both of these forces be influencing current changes in species distributions? »
7 May 2018, 23:40 - sciencedaily - Search similar - Email

A Different Kind of Clean Energy

The world needs carbon capture technology now more than ever in the fight against climate change -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com. »
7 May 2018, 17:30 - scientificamerican - Search similar - Email

Why George Pell dined with under-fire EPA's Scott Pruitt in secret

Revelations about the extraordinary dinner pit Pell squarely against the Pope and add to the cloud hanging over Pruitt. »
12 May 2018, 04:20 - smh - Search similar - Email

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