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EPA wipes its climate change site as protesters march in Washington

Website ‘undergoing changes’ to reflect agency’s ‘new direction’, as tens of thousands protest inaction on climate in cities across the US The US Environmental Protection Agency’s main climate change website is “undergoing changes” to better reflect “the agency’s new direction” under Donald Trump. »
29 April 2017, 22:50 - guardian - Search similar - Email

Yes, I am a climate alarmist. Global warming is a crime against humanity | Lawrence Torcello

There can be no greater crime against humanity than the destruction of conditions that make human life possible. Most of us have wondered about the human context of past crimes against humanity: why didn’t more people intervene? How could so many pretend not to know? To be sure, crimes against humanity are not always easy to identify while they unfold. »
29 April 2017, 19:40 - guardian - Search similar - Email

The American people – not Big Oil – must decide our climate future | Senator Bernie Sanders and Mark Jacobson

We must aggressively transition our energy system away from fossil fuels and toward clean, renewable energy solutions. And we need to do so now. The debate facing our world today is not whether we need to address climate change. That debate is far, far behind us. The issue is how to address climate change – as quickly and effectively as possible. »
29 April 2017, 13:20 - guardian - Search similar - Email

NY Times hired a hippie puncher to give climate obstructionists cover

Bret Stephens’ first piece for the Times showed exactly why some climate realists are canceling their subscriptions. Yesterday, New York Times subscribers were treated to an email alert announcing the first opinion column from Bret Stephens, who they hired away from the Wall Street Journal. »
29 April 2017, 13:20 - guardian - Search similar - Email

Meet the globetrotting cyclist collecting 1,001 climate change stories

On Saturday, Devi Lockwood will be at the People’s Climate march in Washington, DC, hoping to add to the 600 interviews she’s done in the US and beyond, about how people’s lives have been impacted by climate change and water. I’m 24 years old, and I believe that water and climate change are the defining issues of my generation. The way I see it, listening is a form of activism. »
28 April 2017, 15:10 - guardian - Search similar - Email

Temperature-boosting El Niño set for early return this year

The climate event that helped supercharge global warming to record levels in 2015 and 2016 is 50-60% likely in 2017, says World Meteorological Organization. The El Niño climate event that helped supercharge global warming to record levels in 2015 and 2016 is set for an early return, according to a forecast from the World Meteorological Organization. Related: What is El Niño?. Continue reading... »
28 April 2017, 15:10 - guardian - Search similar - Email

Bernie Sanders takes aim at Trump on climate ahead of march in DC

‘There is no area where Trump is more wrong than on climate change’Bill proposes switch to 100% clean, renewable energy by 2050 As protesters prepare for nationwide demonstrations against Donald Trump’s environmental agenda, Bernie Sanders on Thursday backed legislation that would phase out the use of fossil fuels in the US by 2050. »
27 April 2017, 23:20 - guardian - Search similar - Email

The Republicans who care about climate change: 'They are done with the denial'

As despair intensifies over Trump’s agenda, the bipartisan Climate Solutions Caucus brings Democrats and Republicans together to break the deadlock. »
27 April 2017, 13:50 - guardian - Search similar - Email

March against madness - denial has pushed scientists out to the streets | Dana Nuccitelli

America’s leaders are playing Russian roulette with our future. This past weekend, hundreds of thousands of people in the US and around the world marched in support of science. Next weekend, the People’s Climate March will follow. »
25 April 2017, 14:20 - guardian - Search similar - Email

Disney, the Gap and Pepsi urged to quit US Chamber of Commerce

Letter from pressure groups says the trade body’s campaigning against climate change legislation and for tobacco products is at odds with companies’ stance. Disney, the Gap and Pepsi are being pressured to quit the US Chamber of Commerce, America’s largest lobby group, amid criticism of its big-money efforts to fight climate change legislation and promote tobacco products. »
24 April 2017, 16:10 - guardian - Search similar - Email

Christian Earth Day lessons: worship by protectiong creation | Paul Douglas

Climate change is a global pro-life issue. Readers of this column know that I tend to focus on breaking science in the climate and energy areas. Sometimes, I stray into politics and other times, I venture further afield. »
22 April 2017, 13:30 - guardian - Search similar - Email

Rivers vanishing into thin air: this is what the climate crisis looks like | David Suzuki

A Canadian river was the first observed case of ‘river piracy.’ When nature’s thresholds are passed, landscapes can transform in the blink of an eye The Slims River in Northern Canada gained infamy, not for its fishing or pristine waters, but for vanishing in a matter of four days in May 2016. »
21 April 2017, 12:10 - guardian - Search similar - Email

Climate change will fuel terrorism recruitment, report for German foreign office says

Report by Adelphi thinktank warns terrorist groups will exploit natural disasters and water and food shortages. Climate change will fuel acts of terrorism and strengthen recruiting efforts by terrorist groups such as Islamic State and Boko Haram, a report commissioned by the German foreign office has found. »
20 April 2017, 01:20 - guardian - Search similar - Email

Humans on the verge of causing Earth’s fastest climate change in 50m years | Dana Nuccitelli

Humans are changing Earth’s climate at an alarmingly fast rate A new study published in Nature Communications looks at changes in solar activity and carbon dioxide levels over the past 420 million years. »
17 April 2017, 13:10 - guardian - Search similar - Email

Why scientists are fighting back. We’ve had enough of Trump’s war on facts | Kenneth Kimmell

The president’s savaging of environmental safeguards is a direct attack on reason and research Next Saturday, in Washington, DC, and in hundreds of rallies around the world, scientists and their supporters will stage what is likely to be the largest gathering of its kind in history. »
16 April 2017, 02:20 - guardian - Search similar - Email

Loss of coral reefs caused by rising sea temperatures could cost $1tn globally

Loss of Great Barrier Reef alone could cost north Queensland 1m visitors a year, imperilling 10,000 jobs and draining $1bn from economy. »
12 April 2017, 00:10 - guardian - Search similar - Email

Climate change action is good for the economy – and Britain is the proof | Michael Howard

When John Major set up our global warming strategy, the doom-mongers said it would ruin living standards. »
9 April 2017, 18:20 - guardian - Search similar - Email

Nine-year-old sues Indian government over climate change inaction

Ridhima Pandey, daughter of green activist, urges ministers to reduce emissions to limit impact on younger generations. A nine-year-old girl has filed a lawsuit against the Indian government for failing to take action on climate change, warning that young people will pay the price for the country’s inaction. »
7 April 2017, 18:50 - guardian - Search similar - Email

Climate change: three of Australia’s big four banks reviewing exposure to fossil fuels

Commonwealth, NAB and ANZ are each analysing the financial position of business customers in sectors exposed to climate change. Three of Australia’s big four banks are reviewing their exposure to fossil fuels, including their lending practices to households and farmers, in response to climate change. »
7 April 2017, 12:30 - guardian - Search similar - Email