This week in climate news - 3 June 2018

The most popular articles from the past week.

Can Yellow Warblers Adapt to a Warmer Climate?

Scientists work to understand vulnerability to global warming at the level of animals’ DNA -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com. »
30 May 2018, 02:00 - scientificamerican - Search similar - Email

Trump administration refuses to consider that 97% of climate scientists could be right | Dana Nuccitelli

Even though smart climate policies could save tens of trillions of dollars. Last week, the Washington Post obtained a White House internal memo that debated how the Trump administration should handle federal climate science reports. »
29 May 2018, 13:30 - guardian - Search similar - Email

Nasa full of 'fear and anxiety' since Trump took office, ex-employee says

Those still at the agency fear climate science funding will be cut since it is now considered a ‘sensitive subject’ Nasa’s output of climate change information aimed at the public has dwindled under the Trump administration, with a former employee claiming “fear and anxiety” within the agency has led to an online retreat from the issue. »
30 May 2018, 08:30 - guardian - Search similar - Email

Limiting global warming could avoid millions of dengue fever cases

Limiting global warming to 1.5°C could avoid around 3.3 million cases of dengue fever per year in Latin America and the Caribbean alone -- according to new research. A new report reveals that limiting warming to the goal of the UN Paris Agreement would also stop dengue spreading to areas where incidence is currently low. »
30 May 2018, 02:00 - sciencedaily - Search similar - Email

Margaret Atwood: women will bear brunt of dystopian climate future

Booker prize-winning author predicts climate reality will not be far from scenarios imagined in her post-apocalyptic fiction. Climate change will bring a dystopian future reminiscent of one of her “speculative fictions”, with women bearing the brunt of brutal repression, hunger and war, the Booker prize-winning author Margaret Atwood is to warn. »
31 May 2018, 09:50 - guardian - Search similar - Email

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