This week in climate news - 6 January 2019

The most popular articles from the past week.

Cabinet papers 1996-1997: how Australia worked to water down Kyoto climate targets

The cabinet papers reveal growing concern and urgent diplomacy to avoid steep emissions cuts. Like the Keating government before it, the Howard government of 1996 and 1997 was deeply resistant to taking any action on climate change that could harm the Australian economy. »
31 December 2018, 15:00 - guardian - Search similar - Email

Greenland Has Yet Another Methane Leak

As the Arctic warms, melting glaciers could be an underestimated source of the potent greenhouse gas -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com. »
3 January 2019, 22:50 - scientificamerican - Search similar - Email

California's coastal habitats face existential threat from rising seas

Climate change is transforming the state’s coast but with habitats hemmed in by cliffs, condos and farms, pre-emptive action is needed to preserve biodiversity. The sea otters of Elkhorn Slough float by on their backs, greeting the occasional kayaker with unwanted socializing that can tip a boat. »
31 December 2018, 15:00 - guardian - Search similar - Email

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