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Trump Poised to Shrink Two National Monuments

Scientists who have studied the region say redrawing boundaries could be detrimental to scientific research and discoveries -- Read more on »
4 December 2017, 18:10 - scientificamerican - Search similar - Email

The moral and intellectual bankruptcy of the Republican Party | Dana Nuccitelli

The GOP strategy on taxes and climate: reject evidence and expert opinion, lie, and wage culture wars The parallels between the Republican Party positions on taxes and climate change are striking. Both are morally appalling and reject the available evidence and expert opinion. The Initiative on Global Markets’ panel of economic experts was recently asked about the Republican tax plan. »
4 December 2017, 12:50 - guardian - Search similar - Email

Environmental injustice is rising in America. And minorities and the poor pay the price | Mustafa Santiago Ali

When you intentionally dismantle and deconstruct these basic environmental protections, you are placing the lives of vulnerable people at risk. »
4 December 2017, 12:50 - guardian - Search similar - Email

This week in climate news (3 December 2017)

The most popular articles from the past week. »
3 December 2017, 18:00 - climatiq - Search similar - Email

Republican Voters Not in Denial About Climate

An analysis of voter opinions finds that half of Republican voters think climate change is happening, and would support regulating CO2 as a pollutant. Christopher Intagliata reports. -- Read more on »
2 December 2017, 04:30 - scientificamerican - Search similar - Email

Top US firms including Walmart and Ford ignore Trump on climate change

Big businesses appear at Miami summit to show progress on sustainability‘We’ve been working on this for a long time, prior to this administration’ Since taking office, Donald Trump has pulled the United States out of the Paris climate agreement, rolled back numerous protections against environmental pollution and espoused coal as the fuel of the future, all in the name of job creation and... »
1 December 2017, 18:20 - guardian - Search similar - Email

China's carbon intensity falls four percent in first three quarters: official

China's carbon intensity - the level of carbon emissions per unit of economic growth - fell about 4 percent in the first three quarters of 2017, putting the country on track to meet its five-year targets, a senior official said. »
1 December 2017, 03:40 - reuters - Search similar - Email

How Much CO2 Will the World Need to Remove from the Air?

Scientists increasingly agree that the world may need negative emissions to prevent catastrophic warming -- Read more on »
30 November 2017, 21:40 - scientificamerican - Search similar - Email

Scientists look to Bali volcano for clues to curb climate change

Climate scientists are tracking an erupting volcano on the Indonesian holiday island of Bali for clues about a possible short-cut to curb global warming by injecting sun-dimming chemicals high above the Earth. »
30 November 2017, 18:10 - reuters - Search similar - Email

German court to hear Peruvian farmer's climate case against RWE

Decision to hear Saul Luciano Lliuya’s case against the energy giant is a ‘historic breakthrough with global relevance’, campaigners say. A German court has ruled that it will hear a Peruvian farmer’s case against energy giant RWE over climate change damage in the Andes, a decision labelled by campaigners as a “historic breakthrough”. »
30 November 2017, 17:00 - guardian - Search similar - Email

Doom-and-Gloom Scenarios on Climate Change Won't Solve Our Problem

Reframing the situation from one of despair to one of opportunity could help to resolve the conflicts over climate change -- Read more on »
30 November 2017, 15:30 - scientificamerican - Search similar - Email

Most Swiss aware of global warming threats

A majority of the Swiss population agrees that climate change is a major threat but is only willing to accept restrictions if they don’t affect the personal freedoms, according to a survey. »
29 November 2017, 17:20 - swissinfo - Search similar - Email

Banks warned of 'regulatory action' as climate change bites global economy

Australian Prudential Regulation Authority says it is quizzing companies about their actions to assess climate risks. Australia’s financial regulator has stepped-up its warning to banks, lenders and insurers, saying climate change is already impacting the global economy, and flagged the possibility of “regulatory action”. »
29 November 2017, 12:31 - guardian - Search similar - Email

Australian shareholders should be told of climate risk to profits, says thinktank

Centre for Policy Development urges companies to adopt standardised analysis of climate’s impact on business. Australian companies need to start developing sophisticated scenario-based analyses of climate risks, and incorporating them into their business outlooks so shareholders know how climate change will affect profitability, a thinktank has said. »
28 November 2017, 20:40 - guardian - Search similar - Email

Melting Ice Could Mess Up Deep Sea Chemistry

Thawing glaciers may speed up acidification of ocean water -- Read more on »
28 November 2017, 20:20 - scientificamerican - Search similar - Email

Trump Races to Pick Judges Who Oversee Environment Cases

The president’s court picks could help his climate legacy endure long after Trump leaves office -- Read more on »
27 November 2017, 19:40 - scientificamerican - Search similar - Email

American leaders should read their official climate science report | John Abraham

The United States Global Change Research Program report paints a bleak picture of the consequences of climate denial The United States Global Change Research Program recently released a report on the science of climate change and its causes. The report is available for anyone to read; it was prepared by top scientists, and it gives an overview of the most up to date science. »
27 November 2017, 13:00 - guardian - Search similar - Email

This week in climate news (26 November 2017)

The most popular articles from the past week. »
26 November 2017, 18:00 - climatiq - Search similar - Email

The eco guide to yoga

Mindfulness helps us deal with the stress of climate trauma, and seek solutions. Make sure your kit’s sustainably sourced and exercise outside. Daily yoga sessions were the unexpected hit at the recent Cop23 climate talks in Bonn. Delegate demand was so high that the organisers (the Indian delegation) ran out of mats. »
26 November 2017, 08:30 - guardian - Search similar - Email

EU still on track to meet targets on renewables and energy efficiency but progress slowing down

The European Union (EU) and most of its Member States are on track to reach their 2020 targets on renewable energy and energy efficiency. However, recent increases in energy consumption are slowing down progress, according to a new analysis by the European Environment Agency (EEA). »
24 November 2017, 22:10 - eea - Search similar - Email
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