Conservatives and Liberals can agree on climate change action
Rapid action is needed that requires a big-tent non-partisan environmental movement.
UN envoy: Climate summit to focus on immediate action
Major changes are needed throughout society to achieve the most ambitious target in the 2015 Paris climate accord.
UN climate chief warns current path leads to ‘catastrophe’
She warns the world has 12 years until carbon emissions reach “a point of no return.”
US judge throws out climate change lawsuits against big oil
Demands the expertise of our environmental agencies, diplomats, the Executive,and the Senate.
US scientists contradict Trump’s climate claims in leaked report
Thirteen federal agencies concludes evidence of global warming driven by human activities is “unambiguous.”
Large area of acidified water found in western Arctic Ocean
Related to absorption of increasing levels of atmospheric carbon dioxide.
Study finds peculiar tie between warm climate, slow snowmelt
Helps explain why computer models show rivers fed by mountain snow are expected to run lower.
Paris climate deal in force ahead of schedule: Now what?
Achieving them will require a transformational shift in the energy system.
Trump’s on his own among world leaders in denial of climate science
The leader of every US ally has urged action to reduce climate-warming carbon emissions.
UN climate panel to explore 1.5˚C warming goal
Temperatures have already risen almost 1˚C since humans started burning fossil fuels.
Federal report says global warming making US sick
EPA says global warming will make the air dirtier, water more contaminated and food more tainted.
Canada won’t feel immediate impact from Paris climate agreement
Where carbon pricing and industry regulation filter down to gas pumps and heating bills will have the biggest impact.
BC environment minister warned about LNG GHG emissions
The province’s dreamed-of liquefied natural gas industry poses some big environmental challenges.
Research casts doubt on benefits of cornfield waste biofuels
They release 7% more greenhouse gases in the early years compared with gasoline.
Cost of fighting climate change ‘modest’: UN panel
Zero- or low-carbon would reduce annual consumption growth 0.06%.
Climate change brings chance to build a better world: Scientists
Global warming experts write report detailing risks and opportunities.
Obama takes on industry over limiting factory, power plant emissions
US Supreme Court hears arguments in case that deals with climate change, executive power.
Obama sticks to energy plan despite complaints for green groups
They say “all of the above” energy strategy is at odds with cutting carbon pollution.
UN climate chief urges investors to switch from fossil to renewable energy
$1 trillion a year of global investment in clean energy needed by 2050 to avoid temperature increase over 2 degrees C.
Decline of US carbon emissions reverses: 2% rise in 2013
US Energy report cites a boost of coal consumption for electricity.
Top climate scientists ask environmentalists for nuclear support
New renewable energy sources won’t scale up fast enough to supply world’s needs.
Curbing global warming pollution dims coal’s future
US presses ahead with tough requirements for new coal-fired power plants.
Obama plans major push on climate change
Plan is to curb emissions, boost efficiency and expand renewable energy.
US-China climate deal to eliminate HFCs
Potent greenhouse gases far more powerful at trapping heat than CO2.
Climate change played big role in Somalia’s 2011 famine
New study finds lack of the long rains in early 2011 impacted by greenhouse gas concentrations.
Obama focuses on climate in inaugural speech
Democrats, environmentalists warn about Canada pipeline.
Global greenhouse gases are rising: UN climate report
So is the gap between talk and action as emissions rise.
EPA’s use of regulations to curb climate change gases upheld
US Court of Appeals denies industry challenges, dismisses others.