This week in climate news - 4 November 2018

The most popular articles from the past week.

Trump climate plan will break law by worsening pollution, states say

Fourteen states oppose EPA’s effort to replace Obama measure and encourage more efficient coal plants Environmentally minded US states say the Trump administration’s biggest climate change rollback could increase pollution, violating federal law, according to a preview of how they will fight the federal government. »
1 November 2018, 01:30 - guardian - Search similar - Email

Controlling future summer weather extremes still within our grasp

Continued burning of fossil fuels is likely to fuel even more extreme summers than that of 2018 because of its impact on the jet stream. »
31 October 2018, 23:10 - sciencedaily - Search similar - Email

Glasgow's major roads, railways and hospitals at risk from climate change – study

Exclusive: Storms, flooding and heatwaves could severely impact the city by 2050, an in-depth study reveals. Vital roads, bridges, rail lines and hospitals in the Glasgow area are at significant risk of being damaged or closed by climate change, a major study has found. »
31 October 2018, 16:00 - guardian - Search similar - Email

U.S. top court rejects Trump administration bid to halt climate trial

The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday rejected for now a bid by the President Donald Trump's administration to block a trial in a lawsuit filed by young activists who have accused the U.S. government of ignoring the perils of climate change. »
3 November 2018, 01:20 - reuters - Search similar - Email

Democrats have no broad climate plan even as they prepare to win the House

The party is wary of wading into a tough political fight, despite an intensifying environmental crisis Democrats don’t have a plan to address climate change comprehensively – or even to a significant degree – if they regain control of the US government in the near future, despite criticizing Republicans as the party of pollution. »
1 November 2018, 07:50 - guardian - Search similar - Email

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