CLIMATE

Following a motion from the London City Assembly, on December 11 London’s Mayor declared a Climate Emergency and pledged an aggressive plan to reach carbon neutrality by 2030.
After a public plea by the UN Secretary General at the COP24 climate change talks in Poland on December 12, the European Union and a group of developing countries signed on to do something far more serious about reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
The "Desert to Power Initiative", an ambitious plan to eliminate energy poverty in Africa and provide 10 GW of solar energy by 2025 and support 250 million people with green electricity, was just unveiled at the Paris Agreement climate change talks at COP24.
The acting administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, a former coal lobbyist, is proposing a 35.7% increase in the allowable carbon dioxide emissions for new coal plants.
According to a just-published study, the ice mass known as the number one source of global sea level rise is melting faster “than any time during the last three and a half centuries”.
In research just unveiled at the UN COP24 Climate conference in Poland, carbon dioxide emissions are on track this year for the fastest rise in history and to a record new level.
Trump plans to end tax credits for electric vehicle purchases and utilities installing both wind and solar equipment but continue subsidies for the fossil fuel industry.
In a chilling opening keynote address to the nations attending this year’s UN Climate Summit in Poland, David Attenborough demanded urgent action now, because the “Collapse of our civilizations and extinction of much of the natural world is on the horizon.”
With the Government of Ontario warming faster than the global average, the Pembina Institute challenged the Government of Ontario's just released climate plan as grossly inadequate.
Although the blockbuster 1600+ page report released on November paints a properly frightening picture, the data is still flawed, the warnings not vivid enough, and the impact diluted amidst the scientific details.
The United Nations sent out another dire warning with its announcement Thursday that carbon dioxide concentrations in the atmosphere hit an all-time high in 2017.
A new University of Hawai’i study shows almost 500 different ways the globe is changing for the worse as a result of climate change, creating a combined threat far larger than previously imagined.
A new report says the oceans have held on to 60 percent more heat every year than anyone expected, further messing up the accuracy of past predictions of how fast the Earth will heat from global warming.
A group of over 100 British scientists, academics and writers have signed a “Declaration of Rebellion” against the government of the United Kingdom for its active support of the fossil fuel industry and lack of action in the global climate change planetary emergency.
On October 25, the City of San Diego took a major step towards making its Climate Action Plan and the goal of 100% renewable energy use throughout the city by 2035, as it announced it will begin the process of forming a new joint-powers authority (JPA) to manage purchasing power for its residents and possibly also the entire San Diego region.
The report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change a few weeks ago was so factually wrong, it could mislead the world into thinking it is going to survive global warming.
Temperatures across Manitoba, Canada hit a high of 23.6°C last week.
As climate change science becomes better understood, one of the complicating factors for North Atlantic computer simulations is inaccurate predictions of air pressure changes over Greenland during the last 30 years.
With no explanation why, the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to a short stay and possible dismissal of the landmark Children’s Climate Suit against the U.S. Government.
Mahindra & Mahindra, a major Indian manufacturer of utility vehicles, has reiterated its commitment to turn into a carbon neutral company by 2040.
A Federal judge ruled on Monday against yet another attempt to dismiss a landmark case to hold the U.S. government accountable for its role in fostering greenhouse gas emissions and global warming.
Hurricane Leslie, which slashed through Portugal this weekend, joins Hurricane Michael as another example of how climate change is radically altering our weather.