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As Climate Changes, Hurricanes Get Wetter

The Gulf Coast is being inundated with rain and preparing for possible landfall of a tropical storm. A study of recent hurricanes found that climate change increased rain...

As Climate Changes, Hurricanes Get Wetter

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Hurricanes may pack more of a punch due to climate change, scientists say Climate scientists fear man-made global warming will spawn stronger hurricanes, packing heavier rainfall, higher storm surge and greater winds.        ...
2019-06-01 14:17

Climate change, hurricanes make the affordable housing crisis even worse Low-income renters are particularly vulnerable to natural disasters like Hurricane Dorian, says a report by the Center for American Progess.       ...
2019-09-02 02:34

As Dorian stalls, scientists debate if climate change is creating slower-moving hurricanes Hurricane Dorian is at a standstill as it pounds the Bahamas, raising concerns about the role of climate change in more intense and slower-moving storms....
2019-09-04 03:34

'Nuke hurricanes': Scientists explain why nuclear bombs and hurricanes don’t mix A report that President Trump asked if the U.S. could use nuclear explosions to disrupt hurricanes - and his subsequent denial he said anything of the sort - has put a spotlight on the science behind such a proposal....
2019-08-27 07:00

Hurricanes 2, Islanders 1 | Carolina leads series, 2-0: Clanging Metal May Haunt Islanders After Another Home Loss to Hurricanes The Islanders, who hit the post or crossbar four times in the third period, will try to overcome a 2-0 deficit as the Eastern Conference semifinal series heads to North Carolina....
2019-05-21 21:51

'It's getting warmer, wetter, wilder': the Arctic town heating faster than anywhere In the world’s northernmost town, temperatures have risen by 4C, devastating homes, wildlife and even the cemetery. Will the rest of the planet heed its warning? Continue reading......
2019-07-01 15:51

Global heating made Hurricane Dorian bigger, wetter – and more deadly | Michael Mann and Andrew Dessler We know that warm waters fuel hurricanes, and Dorian was strengthened by waters well above average temperaturesThe Bahamas, for those who live there, is simply a place to call home. For many Americans, it’s a dream vacation spot. But Hurricane Dorian...
2019-09-04 09:34

The 6 deadliest hurricanes in US history Getty Images Hurricane season starts June 1 and runs through November 30. The six deadliest hurricanes in US history each claimed more than 1,000 lives. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. June 1 marked the start of hurricane season...
2019-06-13 23:51

The Gathering Storm Over How Hurricanes Are Measured Call anything a Category 5 storm, disaster or crisis and immediately it sounds awful. The label owes much of its weight to the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale, which is cited routinely (if rarely by its full name) during the Atlantic hurricane se...
2019-07-12 22:51

They Survived Dorian but Wonder How Many More Hurricanes They Can Withstand Most residents in eastern North Carolina, where people rattle off the names of storms like old enemies, were spared the worst from Dorian. But they haven’t all recovered from last year’s flooding....
2019-09-07 06:00

Florida's most deadly and destructive hurricanes With Hurricane Dorian expected to make a direct hit on Florida's east coast over the Labor Day holiday weekend, possibly as a devastating Category 4 storm, the state's governor has declared a state of emergency and asked residents to stock up with at...
2019-08-30 02:34

Hurricanes buy out Marleau; return to Sharks possible The Carolina Hurricanes bought out the final year of forward Patrick Marleau's contract on Wednesday, making the 39-year-old an unrestricted free agent when the signing period begins Monday....
2019-06-28 02:34

Here are the deadliest and costliest hurricanes to hit the US mainland Between early June and late November, coastal locations from Texas to Maine are vulnerable to the wrath of hurricanes that can cause vast destruction....
2019-06-30 22:00

College football: Take the over with Miami Hurricanes It typically is not recommended to go Over on season wins with a first-year and especially a first-time head coach, but Manny Diaz has been a successful defensive coordinator the last three years at Miami and knows his personnel on that side of the b...
2019-07-20 02:01

NHL roundup: Hurricanes make history with win Erik Haula scored his fourth goal of the season to break a second-period tie, and the undefeated Carolina Hurricanes set some team history in a 5-2 victory against the New York Islanders on Friday night in Raleigh, N.C....
2019-10-12 09:34

Hurricanes re-sign G Nedeljkovic to 2-year deal RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Hurricanes have re-signed goaltender Alex Nedeljkovic to a two-year contract. The team announced the deal Friday. It is a two-way deal for the 2019-20 season, paying Nedeljkovic $725,000 at the NHL level and $70,000 ...
2019-06-29 00:34

Hurricanes Erick and Flossie could both affect Hawaii Hurricane Erick strengthened Tuesday in the eastern Pacific Ocean and is forecast to approach Hawaii toward the end of the week.        ...
2019-07-31 21:51

Clinton takes a stand: ‘We should not nuke hurricanes’ Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton trolled President Trump on Monday following reports that he “suggested multiple times” to top officials that the United States should investigate whether a nuclear bomb could stop the advance of massive hurri...
2019-08-26 23:00

Hurricanes sign C Dzingel to two-year deal Free agent center Ryan Dzingel agreed on a two-year, $6.75 million contract with the Carolina Hurricanes, general manager Don Waddell announced Friday....
2019-07-12 19:51

| Blues implode to hand Hurricanes victory A second-string Hurricanes side showed their depth in overturning a 19-point half-time deficit to beat the Blues in their all-New Zealand Super Rugby derby in Wellington....
2019-06-15 16:17

Yes, Yes, The Hurricanes Brought Back The Storm Surge It is not too early, nor too late to get on the Hurricanes bandwagon. Carolina, a motley crew without a true star that shocked the world with a 99-point season (and underlying numbers that said they should been significantly better than even that) an...
2019-10-04 22:34

The ultimate e-book on hurricanes is an iPad exclusive "Hurricane Journey" by Jim Edds and Jeff Gammons is truly an amazing showcase of what the iBooks authoring platform for the iPad can really do. And if you buy it, it may save your life....
2019-08-30 18:00

Hurricanes buy out remainder of F Patrick Marleau’s contract RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Hurricanes have bought out the remainder of Patrick Marleau’s contract less than a week after acquiring him in a trade. The team announced the decision Thursday. Toronto sent the 39-year-old forward to Carolina...
2019-06-28 02:51

This scientist is digging into the history of Florida’s hurricanes BONITA SPRINGS, Fla. — Months after Hurricane Michael bruised the Florida Panhandle and Irma slammed into the Florida Keys, the state is bracing for what comes next. One scientist is digging for those answers underwater. “It’s a relativel...
2019-08-21 05:00

G Ward signs one-day contract with Hurricanes, retires Goaltender Cam Ward signed a one-day contract with the Carolina Hurricanes on Wednesday and retired from the team where he spent 13 of his 14 NHL seasons....
2019-08-29 02:00

Hurricanes acquire G Reimer in trade with Panthers The Carolina Hurricanes acquired goaltender James Reimer from the Florida Panthers on Sunday in exchange for goalie Scott Darling and a sixth-round pick in the 2020 NHL Draft....
2019-06-30 22:00

Hurricanes have been an unwanted Labor Day visitor to Florida for decades Hurricane Dorian's expected arrival in Florida for the Labor Day weekend puts it in some very strong company among hurricanes hitting during the traditional end of summer holiday.        ...
2019-08-30 20:34

El Niño forecast to continue through the summer, could knock down hurricanes El Niño is forecast to continue through the summer and possibly into the fall, federal forecasters announced, which could weaken the Atlantic hurricane season.        ...
2019-06-13 21:00

Hawaii keeps wary eye on approaching hurricanes Erick and Flossie Hawaii is keeping an eye on 2 hurricanes. The stronger one, Erick, is not likely to strike the island directly. Flossie won't arrive until next week.        ...
2019-07-31 20:00

Leafs deal Marleau to Hurricanes, free cap space The Maple Leafs have freed up cap space by trading Patrick Marleau and draft picks to the Hurricanes. Carolina is expected to buy out the last year of his contract....
2019-06-22 19:34

Adverse health effects from hurricanes may be long-lasting Long after the winds have died down and the flooding has subsided, huge hurricanes like Katrina may be shortening people's lives, especially when it comes to seniors with chronic diseases like diabetes, new research suggests....
2019-09-25 04:00

Islanders Give Up Only One Goal to Hurricanes: The Winning One in Overtime After losing to the Carolina Hurricanes, the Islanders’ goalie, Robin Lehner, acknowledged that “small margins” make the difference, a theme for his team all season....
2019-05-22 17:51

Dzingel scores twice as Hurricanes open with 4 straight wins SUNRISE, Fla. - Ryan Dzingel scored two goals and the Carolina Hurricanes beat the Florida Panthers 6-3 on Tuesday night for their fourth straight victory to begin the season, equaling the best start in franchise history....
2019-10-09 15:00

New York, Miami, New Orleans: 15 cities where hurricanes would cause the most damage Hurricane season can be one of the most nerve-wracking times of the year for Americans living on the coast. The period runs from June 1 to Nov. 30.       ...
2019-08-04 14:17

Hurricanes Erick and Flossie weaken as they approach Hawaii Hawaii is keeping a wary eye on two hurricanes churning in the central and eastern Pacific. But the stronger one, Erick, is set to weaken as it passes south of the islands, while the second storm, Flossie, will likely to become a tropical storm by Th...
2019-08-01 00:00

Courtney hired as basketball assistant by Miami Hurricanes CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — Bill Courtney has been hired as assistant basketball coach at the University of Miami, where he’ll be reunited with coach Jim Larranaga. Courtney also worked on Larranaga’s staff at Bowling Green in 1996-97 and a...
2019-06-13 02:51

Hurricanes acquire Reimer in swap of goalies with Panthers The Carolina Hurricanes have swapped goalies by acquiring James Reimer in a trade with the Florida Panthers. Florida acquired goalie Scott Darling and immediately placed him on waivers with the intention to buy out the remaining two years of his cont...
2019-06-30 22:17

Florida hurricanes predicted by scientist with unique technique Months after Hurricane Michael bruised the panhandle and Irma slammed into the Florida Keys, the community is bracing themselves for what comes next. One scientist with the Florida Gulf Coast University is digging for those answers underwater with a ...
2019-08-20 17:34

When hurricanes halt treatment, lung cancer patients die sooner (Reuters Health) - Lung cancer patients whose radiation treatments are halted by hurricanes or other natural disasters may not live as long as patients who complete treatment without interruptions, a U.S. study suggests....
2019-07-16 23:00

Tornadoes, hurricanes and earthquakes: What does home insurance cover after a disaster? How well will your homeowners or renter’s insurance hold up in a tornado or other natural disaster? The answer largely depends on the storm.        ...
2019-05-31 02:51

Clanging Metal May Haunt Islanders After Another Home Loss to Hurricanes The Islanders, who hit the post or crossbar four times in the third period, will try to overcome a 2-0 deficit as the Eastern Conference semifinal series heads to North Carolina....
2019-05-22 17:51

Seth Meyers: 'Unlike hurricanes, every day Trump blows harder' Late-night hosts sift through the absurdity of Trump’s response to a devastating, if not Alabama-centric, Hurricane DorianLate-night hosts continued to parse through the ridiculousness of Trump’s response to Hurricane Dorian on Thursday Night. Seth M...
2019-09-07 01:00

4 ways to make sure your pet survives tornadoes, wildfires, hurricanes and other disasters Preparing for the worst can help you keep your pets with you, keep them healthy, and maximize the chances of reunification if they must be left behind.        ...
2019-05-21 14:51

Toronto Maple Leafs trade Patrick Marleau to Hurricanes VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — The Toronto Maple Leafs have freed up valuable salary-cap space by trading veteran forward Patrick Marleau to the Carolina Hurricanes. The Hurricanes acquired a conditional first-round pick and a seventh-round selec...
2019-06-22 21:34

Waddell signs multiyear deal to remain Hurricanes president, GM Team president and general manager Don Waddell agreed to a multiyear contract extension to remain with the Carolina Hurricanes, the team announced Monday....
2019-08-13 10:17

Keep guard up against hurricanes in 2019, as risk remains potent: forecaster The Canadian Hurricane Centre has created a fresh smart phone app, and recommends people begin tracking storms as soon as they start and then monitor for shifts in direction and intensity....
2019-05-23 23:00

Meteorologists predict slight increase in hurricanes in forecast revision A team of meteorologists in Colorado revised its predictions for the 2019 Atlantic hurricane season, forecasting a slight increase in storms this year....
2019-08-06 10:34

On Pro Hockey: Islanders Give Up Only One Goal to Hurricanes: The Winning One in Overtime After losing to the Carolina Hurricanes, the Islanders’ goalie, Robin Lehner, acknowledged that “small margins” make the difference, a theme for his team all season....
2019-05-21 21:51

Hawaii governor withdraws state of emergency for Mauna Kea as hurricanes approach Hawaii Gov. David Ige withdrew an emergency proclamation for Mauna Kea on Tuesday as two hurricanes approach, saying there are "no immediate plans to move heavy equipment up the mountain" to start construction on a controversial new telescope....
2019-07-31 19:17

Hurricanes Erick, Tropical Storm Flossie weaken as they approach Hawaii Hawaii is keeping a wary eye on a hurricane and tropical storm churning in the central and eastern Pacific.        ...
2019-08-02 17:17

Trump suggested using bombs to fight hurricanes. These 4 graphics show why that would never work. NOAA President Donald Trump has reportedly suggested dropping nuclear bombs into hurricanes to stop the storms from hitting the US. But according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, this idea is impossible because there isn't a n...
2019-08-28 23:00

President Trump Denies Wanting to Nuke Hurricanes to Stop Them From Hitting the U.S. President Donald Trump is denying a report that he has suggested dropping nuclear bombs on hurricanes as a way of disrupting them before they make landfall in the United States. “I never said this,” Trump tweeted early Monday. “Just...
2019-08-26 23:34

Trump suggests 'nuking hurricanes' to stop them hitting America – report US president reportedly asked more than once about why military could not bomb hurricanesDonald Trump has reportedly suggested on more than one occasion that the US military should bomb hurricanes in order to disrupt them before they make landfall.Ac...
2019-08-26 05:34

Wild horses in North Carolina won't be evacuated because they have their own trick to survive hurricanes Dennis W Donohue/Shutterstock Wild horses in North Carolina won't be evacuated for Hurricane Dorian. The animals have their own special survival tactic, which keeps them safe during storms. When bad weather hits, Spanish mustangs huddle together and...
2019-09-05 18:34

Blue Jackets snap Hurricanes’ season-opening 5-game streak Markus Nutivaara, Oliver Bjorkstrand and Pierre-Luc Dubios scored and the Columbus Blue Jackets beat Carolina 3-2 Saturday night, ending the best start to a season in Hurricanes' franchise history....
2019-10-13 13:17

Kathleen Blanco, Louisiana's first woman governor, dies, led state through hurricanes Trailblazing former Louisiana Governor Kathleen Babineaux Blanco, whose tenure was dominated by the trauma of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita in 2005, has died from complications of cancer, the state's current governor said on Sunday. She was 76....
2019-08-19 11:34

President Trump suggested using bombs to fight hurricanes. These 4 graphics show why that would never work. NOAA President Donald Trump has reportedly suggested dropping nuclear bombs into hurricanes to stop the storms from hitting the US. But according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, this idea is impossible because there isn't a n...
2019-08-28 10:00

'Futile and obviously dangerous': Meteorologists react to Trump suggesting nukes to stop hurricanes A report about President Trump suggesting the use of nuclear bombs to prevent hurricanes from hitting the United States received a stormy reaction from meteorologists and weather experts on Sunday....
2019-08-26 05:34

Florida Gators student band director attacked after game against Miami Hurricanes The Florida Gators’ student band director was attacked Saturday night as the group was getting back onto the bus after its football team’s 24-20 win over the Miami Hurricanes, a school official said....
2019-08-27 04:00

Police: Florida Gators band director allegedly attacked by Miami Hurricanes fan After their season-opening game in Orlando, a Hurricanes fan allegedly attacked the Gators marching band director, leaving him with minor injuries.       ...
2019-08-27 05:00

Miami Hurricanes debut new turnover chain, touchdown rings in game against Florida Gators The Miami Hurricanes debuted two new pieces of jewelry to celebrate with on the sidelines during their first game of the season against Florida Gators....
2019-08-27 04:00

Opinion: Miami Hurricanes' 2-3 start, home loss to Virginia Tech put fans in misery All in all, there’s real danger that this will be the worst University of Miami football season since 3-8 under Lou Saban in 1977.       ...
2019-10-07 00:34

Canadiens' offer sheet to Hurricanes center Sebastian Aho has hefty signing bonuses The Montreal Canadiens made an offer sheet to Carolina Hurricanes center Sebastian Aho that would pay him $21 million over the first year.       ...
2019-07-01 22:34

We must mobilise for the climate emergency like we do in wartime. Where is the climate minister? | Ian Dunlop and David Spratt Unfortunately, much scientific knowledge produced for climate policymaking is conservative and reticentThe second Morrison ministry contains no one with nominal responsibility for “climate” in any sense, despite the fact that it is the greatest threa...
2019-06-03 07:51

Climate cartoons: an illustrated guide to a major new climate crisis poll The Guardian’s comic artist Susie Cagle draws some conclusions from a major CBS News poll released today as part of Covering Climate NowRead the full poll results: ‘Americans are waking up’CBS News surveyed a representative sample of more than 2,000 ...
2019-09-16 03:34

Teen climate activist urges leaders to admit climate crisis BERLIN — Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg called on world leaders Tuesday to acknowledge the seriousness of global warming and that not enough is being done to curb it. Speaking at a conference in the Austrian capital, Vienna, Thunberg suggest...
2019-05-29 00:34

Teen climate activist to urge climate action on Capitol Hill Swedish teenage climate change activist Greta Thunberg will join other youth leaders to urge U.S. lawmakers to support “transformative climate action” during two days of meetings and speeches on Capitol Hill, starting on Tuesday....
2019-09-17 17:00

'Historic moment' for indigenous people at climate talks, new climate leader says Climate leader Pasang Dolma Sherpa has just been elected to head the Local Communities and Indigenous Peoples Platform in climate talks. She says indigenous people now finally have a voice to tackle the climate crisis....
2019-06-28 07:00

Billie Eilish and Woody Harrelson teamed up to speak out on climate change: 'We are in a climate emergency' Billie Eilish/YouTube Woody Harrelson and Billie Eilish teamed up to speak out against climate change in a new video. The actor and the "Bad Guy" singer, who recently appeared on the season premiere of "Saturday Night Live" together, highlighted th...
2019-09-30 00:00

Amazon signs Climate Pledge to advance Paris Climate Accords goals by 10 years Amazon gave an update on its global sustainability efforts, a day before roughly 1,000 of its workers are expected to walk out to spotlight climate change.Read More...
2019-09-20 03:34

Fox & Friends Go From Mocking Climate Strike to Covering Effects of Climate Change Without Hint of Irony Sorry to all you people attending the global climate strike today, but you are protesting over absolutely nothing—especially not the massive rains and flooding currently being seen in Houston. Nope, definitely not that....
2019-09-20 21:34

July hurricanes 'do happen': A look at past notable storms in the month Through prime Atlantic hurricane season is during August and September, July storms aren't unheard of.        ...
2019-07-11 03:51

Climate strike: global climate change protest kicks off in Australia and Pacific – live updates On Friday 20 September, millions of people led by Greta Thunberg and students from Sydney to Delhi, Melbourne to London and New York, will march for urgent action on climate change. Follow for all the latest school strike 4 climate newsClimate strike...
2019-09-20 03:00

Cities key to tackling climate crisis – global climate group The world needs to drastically cut its carbon emissions by 2050 to head off the worst effects of climate change. A new report highlights how cities could make a huge difference with local green initiatives....
2019-09-19 14:00

Guardian tells staff to use ‘climate crisis’ instead of ‘climate change’ Britain’s Guardian newspaper is officially changing its language concerning climate change, opting to call it instead “climate emergency, crisis or breakdown.” Editor-in-chief Katharine Viner advised the staff in an email Friday that the phrase...
2019-05-21 15:01

Forecasters predict up to 8 hurricanes in 'near-normal' 2019 Atlantic hurricane season The federal government predicts a near-normal hurricane season for the Atlantic Basin, with 4 to 8 hurricanes expected to form.        ...
2019-05-23 20:00

Global climate strike: Greta Thunberg and school students lead climate crisis protest – as it happened Millions of people from Sydney to Manila, Dhaka to London and New York are marching for urgent action on climate breakdownWhy the Guardian is changing its environment languageHow you can get involved | Are you taking part in today’s protests?Please s...
2019-09-21 05:00

Donald Trump mocked for 'Sharknado-style plot to nuke hurricanes to stop them hitting the US' Donald Trump has been accused of taking sci-fi films too seriously after he reportedly suggested dropping nuclear bombs into hurricanes to stop them hitting America....
2019-08-27 01:34

Global climate strike: Greta Thunberg and school students lead climate crisis protest – live updates Millions of people from Sydney to Manila, Delhi to London and New York will march for urgent action on climate breakdownWhy the Guardian is changing the language it uses about the environmentRead more about the Covering Climate Now collaborationHow y...
2019-09-20 10:00

Global climate strike: Thousands join Australian rallies as protesters around world demand action on climate change Incredible images show tens of thousands of protesters gathering in Australia as what could be the largest climate protest in history gets under way around the world....
2019-09-20 10:00

COMMENTARY: Is climate change changing the political climate? Look at the climate change plans of the Greens and the NDP, because they show what could be on the negotiating table in a minority government, Nathalie Des Rosiers says....
2019-09-27 16:00

Should We Be Calling Climate Change a 'Climate Crisis'? How we talk about climate change is rapidly shifting as the ramifications of unchecked carbon pollution become ever clearer. The Guardian sped that shift along last week, when it updated its style guide to encourage reporters to refer to climate chan...
2019-05-22 03:34

Climate action: Can we change the climate from the grassroots up? The past couple of years will likely go down in history as the ones when climate change really hit. Maybe also, however, as the ones in which people started to hit back. DW looks at some civil society victories....
2019-06-13 15:17

Back-to-back hurricanes churn towards Hawaii Back-to-back hurricanes churned in the eastern Pacific on Wednesday towards Hawaii, with one set to lose punch when it reaches the U.S. archipelago state even as its mate gains might....
2019-07-31 22:17

Don't Ask How to Pay for Climate Change. Ask Who Opinion: Asking presidential candidates *how* they'll pay for the cost of climate change is naive. We should be asking, “*who* is going to pay?” and “how much?”...
2019-08-02 17:17

Five most over-the-top climate warnings While there is a broad scientific consensus that man’s activity is playing a role in warming the planet, critics say the effects have been blown out of all proportion by alarmists....
2019-05-28 20:34

The DNC Won't Take Climate Change Seriously He may be an underdog, but 2020 presidential candidate and Washington governor Jay Inslee is deadly serious about climate change. The Democratic National Committee, however, is ignoring Inslee’s extremely valid request to make climate change a major ...
2019-06-06 03:34

What is the Bundesliga doing for the climate? Hundreds of thousands demonstrated for a better climate in Germany - and on the weekend, hundreds of thousands will make the pilgrimage to Bundesliga stadiums, which has a huge carbon impact. What to do, Bundesliga?...
2019-09-20 19:00

The War on Drugs Is a War on the Climate The U.S. War on Drugs has a troubled history riddled with racism, propaganda, and failure as the country remains one of the top markets for illegal drugs. The U.S. crackdown on drugs is, unfortunately, also driving deforestation throughout Central Am...
2019-10-09 00:34

Climate crisis: what the carmakers have to say Firms including Ford and BMW respond to data about how they are exacerbating the crisis“Ford takes its responsibilities for the environment and communities around the globe very seriously. That was evident again recently, when Ford was one of only fo...
2019-10-10 16:34

Climate Vigilantism Is Your Future, Whether You Like It Or Not If governments won't do anything, expect more and more people to take the environment into their own hands. Drew Magary on the rise of the climate vigilantes....
2019-06-04 21:00

Labour's climate policies: what are they and what do they mean? The party trumpets a ‘green industrial revolution’ that unions back as a ‘just transition’What is the “green industrial revolution”?The Labour party’s answer to the climate emergency is to drastically reduce greenhouse gas emissions by investing in n...
2019-09-24 17:34

We're at the New York Climate Strike Today is one of those history book moments. An unprecedented youth-led coalition is in the midst of a global climate strike, telling global leaders that the time for climate talk is over. The teens are mad as hell, and they’re telling the world the t...
2019-09-20 22:34

Everything you need to know about the UN's upcoming climate summit The UN climate action summit on 23 September will be the most important event since the Paris climate deal, but a lack of ambition could hold efforts back...
2019-09-14 00:34

Guardian climate score: how did your MP do? Use our interactive tool to explore MPs’ records on 16 climate votesParliament declared a climate emergency in May, but what do MPs’ voting records indicate about their commitment to the issue?The Guardian’s climate ranking shows readers their MP’s r...
2019-10-11 19:34

U.S. Fed charts its own course on climate change, too Dallas Federal Reserve President Robert Kaplan faced more questions on one particular topic than any other at a recent lunch with local business owners and community leaders on Texas's Gulf Coast....
2019-10-02 14:00

Will it soon be too late to save the climate? The quantity of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere keeps increasing. The Earth's temperature is rising. Now media are reporting that we only have 18 months to save the climate. Scaremongering, or a serious prognosis?...
2019-08-07 13:00

Why is Europe so divided on climate Like almost every week in the past year, Greta Thunberg was protesting in front of the Swedish parliament on Friday. Is it a specific day of the week? Like almost every Friday for the past year?‏...
2019-07-07 03:17

The climate cost of air conditioning To survive a warming world, we’ll need more air conditioning. But it’s a catch-22: The more energy we use, the hotter it gets.        ...
2019-09-18 06:00

This Is the Only Way to Tackle the Climate Emergency At this point in human history we have three choices: to die, to survive or to thrive. From the wildfires in the U.S., coral die-back in the tropics and the deadly hurricanes battering small islands, the signs are crystal clear: climate devastation ...
2019-06-14 19:17

The five: genetic fixes for the climate crisis Scientists are discovering innovative ways to help the natural world adapt to environmental changeLast week, scientists from the University of Texas identified a gene in a species of coral that is activated when coral becomes heat stressed. Warmer wa...
2019-07-14 10:00

The faces of the Global Climate Strike September 20 kicks off a week of climate action protests. Inspired by Fridays for Future, millions are expected to turn out across the globe. DW spoke to people in several countries about what's driving them to protest....
2019-09-20 16:00

The best signs from the Global Climate Strike Hundreds of thousands of protesters joined Global Climate Strike. Here are some of the best signs from the rallies.        ...
2019-09-20 22:00

U.N. urged by own staff to look at its climate footprint Close to 2,000 United Nations employees have called for the global body to reduce its carbon footprint, including through curbs on their own diplomatic perks like business-class flights and travel handouts, a letter obtained by Reuters showed....
2019-09-21 18:00

EU leaders haggle over climate, top jobs The European Union's 28 national leaders meet in Brussels on Thursday to haggle over how ambitious their climate goals should be and who should navigate the bloc in coming years....
2019-06-20 02:00

Why Families Were on Climate Strike This Friday I’ve reported on or otherwise worked in the climate field for 10 years. In that decade, I’ve watched failure after failure at international climate talks, rampant Republican climate denial, and climate protests that built to something half-formed, cl...
2019-09-21 09:34

Joe Biden's Climate Plan Actually Has Teeth Joe Biden’s energy advisor made waves (and not in a good way) last month by saying the former vice president was working on a “middle ground” climate policy. On Tuesday, the Democratic presidential hopeful put out his plan, and it shows that the midd...
2019-06-04 19:51

Climate is warming faster than it has in the last 2,000 years A new study says the warming we've seen in the past 100 years is unprecedented, when compared to the past 2,000 years.       ...
2019-07-24 22:00

5 inconvenient truths about the 'climate strike' Thousands of students around the world are leaving class Friday, going on "strike" to demand immediate action against climate change. But critics say they miss these important big-picture facts....
2019-09-21 04:00

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2019-08-02 08:00

The climate crisis explained in 10 charts From the rise and rise of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere to possible solutionsGlobal climate strike: Greta Thunberg and students march to protest climate change – live updatesThe level of CO2 has been rising since the industrial revolution and is n...
2019-09-20 15:00

Have Some Climate Guilt With That Extra Legroom Reinforcing once again that there is a trade-off between comfort and responsibility, the most fuel-efficient airlines are also the ones that cram the most passengers onto their planes, according to a new study....
2019-09-13 09:00

How do the 2020 Democrats stack up on climate? Environmental groups rate Democrats’ plans and records ahead of CNN’s town hall focusing on the climate crisisDemocrats will pit their climate plans against each other on Wednesday at a seven-hour CNN town hall, as world scientists warn the window is...
2019-09-04 18:00

Europe's climate woes — can this tech help? Europe lags behind on several key renewable energy technologies, but there is a prominent exception. The continent's dominant position in power-to-gas technology cannot be overlooked....
2019-09-12 20:00

Do vegans help prevent climate change? If you want to save the world, go veggie seems to be the motto. But even though dietary decisions are proven to reduce CO2 emissions, young Germans are still eating a lot of meat....
2019-08-13 02:51

These 5 Big Changes Are Key for Humanity to Survive a Warming Climate Hundreds of millions of people are living with the effects of global warming – some now irreversible. For those on the frontlines of climate change, developing coping mechanisms is a matter of survival. And yet the world is not paying enough at...
2019-09-10 18:00

G7 may end without communique due to gaps on trade, climate: NHK The Group of Seven (G7) leaders summit to be held this weekend in France may end without a joint communique due to wide gaps between member nations on trade and climate issues, Japanese public broadcaster NHK reported on Tuesday....
2019-08-20 04:00

Anna Wintour on fur and the climate crisis Anna Wintour's omnipresent status, crafted over a three-decade-long career at the helm of Vogue, is unrivaled in the fashion industry. Her reputation has transcended that of the magazine she edits, her image -- immaculately sliced bob, sunglasses -- ...
2019-08-17 00:00

Why Your Brain Can’t Process Climate Change Last week saw the latest in a series of increasingly dire reports from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. This past July was the hottest month on record, punctuated by intense heat waves throughout Europe and the Arctic, leading to a reco...
2019-08-14 13:17

Is the world living up to its climate commitments? As the United Nations gears up for the September Climate Action Summit in New York, one of its most high-profile climate conferences in recent times, what progress is the world making in tackling the climate crisis, and how is that progress being mea...
2019-09-06 04:00

When Climate Change Is Stranger Than Fiction Amitav Ghosh, whose book “Gun Island” is set in an ecologically unstable world, wants literature to explore the environment as much as it does other crises....
2019-09-07 13:00

Yet Another Climate Study Confirms We're Screwed A very cheerful new global study has determined what we already know: climate change is real, it’s happening now, and the world is not the least bit ready for it. In fact, the study says, our collective preparedness is “gravely insufficient,” which s...
2019-09-10 23:00

Why Is Hollywood So Scared of Climate Change? Environmental concerns have been the driving force of villains in recent superhero and sci-fi movies. But critics say the industry needs to show how society can reform its ways....
2019-08-14 22:17

How much destruction is needed for us to take climate change seriously? Whether human civilization stays intact amid this worsening weather depends on recognizing our shared humanity – and designing policy accordinglyNews of Hurricane Dorian’s first casualty came early on Monday morning from the Bahamas Press. A seven-ye...
2019-09-03 15:00

Climate protesters tell carmakers 'the party is over' Thousands of protesters marched in front of Frankfurt's IAA car show on Saturday to demand a swift end to combustion engines and a shift to environmentally friendly vehicles as Chancellor Angela Merkel's government prepares to unveil climate protecti...
2019-09-15 03:34

The global injustice of the climate crisis Countries that are least responsible for causing climate change are the ones suffering most from its effects, especially regarding food insecurity and nutrient deficiencies, reports show. Scientists warn we must act now....
2019-08-28 17:34

Brazil’s environmental changes under a far-right climate skeptic RIO DE JANEIRO — Pressure is rising around the administration of President Jair Bolsonaro to comply with Brazil’s pledge to fight global warming, as the international community gathers in the northern state of Bahia for a week-long UN workshop on cli...
2019-08-21 05:00

Meltdown: the climate crisis – in pictures MELTDOWN – a visualisation of climate change has opened at Natural History Museum of Vienna. Created by the climate crisis charity Project Pressure, the exhibition on vanishing glaciers uses art to inspire action and behavioural change. Unlike wildfi...
2019-06-19 19:00

Global climate strike: how you can get involved Millions will take to the streets in global climate crisis protests from 20 to 27 SeptemberClimate strike: global climate change protest as Greta Thunberg and students march – live updatesClimate strikes: are you taking part in Friday’s protests?The ...
2019-09-20 03:00

ECB should take climate change into account - Villeroy The European Central Bank should take climate change into account in the way it runs monetary policy, ECB policymaker Francois Villeroy de Galhau said on Wednesday, backing a suggestion from the bank's incoming chief....
2019-09-19 11:34

Cities: a 'cause of and solution to' climate change Cities around the world are the “main cause of climate change” but can also offer a part of the solution to reducing the harmful greenhouses gases that are causing global temperatures to rise according to UN-Habitat Executive Director Maimunah Mohd S...
2019-09-19 06:00

ECB should take climate change into account: Villeroy The European Central Bank should take climate change into account in the way it runs monetary policy, ECB policymaker Francois Villeroy de Galhau said on Wednesday, backing a suggestion from its incoming chief....
2019-09-18 19:34

Porsche Is Here To Assuage Your Climate Guilt You want the speed and thrills of a Porsche 911, but you also don’t want your grandkids to be living in a climate refugee colony somewhere in the Scottish highlands. You want to tear up those winding mountain passes in your brand new Boxster, but you...
2019-08-05 20:51

This is what climate change looks like in Australia – in pictures As predictions about the climate crisis increasingly become observations, Australians are witnessing first hand the impacts of more frequent and severe weather events. These images supplied by the Climate Council show the devastating effects on the c...
2019-09-16 22:00

How to Support the Global Climate Strike Last week, 16-year-old activist Greta Thunberg and hundreds of other young activists protested in front of the White House, demanding action on climate change. This Friday, September 20th, they’ll be joined by thousands of other young (and older) pro...
2019-09-16 19:34

How Do You Talk to Children About Climate Change? The key is understanding what climate change is. “A lot of people, when they talk to children, are processing their own anxiety and fears,” a psychologist said....
2019-06-27 19:00

Are cruise ships climate killers? The sea cruise industry is booming, and yet protests are growing: Critics claim these floating hotel complexes not only pollute the environment, but also bring cities to the brink of collapse. Here's a fact check....
2019-06-21 17:51

Climate change: Five ways to be resilient The Global Commission on Adaptation - a group of 34 leaders in politics, business and science say the world urgently needs to be made more "climate change resilient"....
2019-09-10 05:34

Venus may have been 'Earth-like' until climate disaster Researchers are claiming that the planet Venus may have been habitable for 3 billion years, before a major climate change event. A type of greenhouse effect could have created the planet's current "hellish" conditions....
2019-09-24 19:34

Could Camden's climate assembly help fix democracy too? At meeting of randomly selected local people there are differing views but a respectful toneIn an airless library in north London, 56 people are trying to help fix not one global crisis but two. There are students and builders, a civil servant, an en...
2019-07-19 14:51

Here’s what to know about Friday’s climate strikes in Canada The strikes are in protest of climate change and the lack of action done against it, and this Friday will mark the second global climate strike after the first on Friday Sept. 20....
2019-09-27 05:34

Climate change is an emergency we can solve The UK parliament has declared a “climate emergency”. Urgent action is absolutely necessary, but it needs to be carried out with calm hope, not panicked despair...
2019-05-21 18:34

PM Among First Set Of Speakers At UN Climate Summit. Why It's Significant Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to articulate his government's ambitions on renewable energy and make a call for a coalition for disaster resilient infrastructure at UN Secretary General......
2019-09-23 11:34

Climate emergency: what the oil, coal and gas giants say Fossil fuel companies respond to data revealing their responsibility for global emissionsRevealed: the 20 firms responsible for a third of all carbon emissions“We agree that action is needed now on climate change, so we fully support the Paris agreem...
2019-10-09 15:00

Under pressure on climate, Big Oil pitches to the young Facing rising anger from young people for their role in accelerating climate change, chief executives of major oil companies launched an effort on Monday to burnish their image on the sidelines of the United Nations Climate Action Summit....
2019-09-24 03:00

Climate change could cause octopuses to go blind Plastic pollution and climate change may be significantly altering the level of oxygen on our planet. Now, a new study dives into the impact it could have on marine life, including squids, crabs and octopuses – blindness. The study, published in the ...
2019-05-21 16:00

Could geoengineering really help us solve the climate crisis? With increasing public concern over climate change, interest is turning to geoengineering again. Is it time to take a serious look at engineering our climate?...
2019-05-21 16:00

'Climate of fear' worsens in Burundi Bishops have accused authorities of violently persecuting opponents, as the government continues to reject repeated claims of human rights abuses. Since 2015, at least 1,200 people have been killed in political clashes....
2019-09-25 17:34

Climate change: Did we just witness the beginning of the end of Big Oil? Two recent market milestones — Exxon Mobil dropping out of the S&P 500 top 10 and the energy sector weighting in the index hitting a low — pose a big question: Are we beginning to see the end of Big Oil as an investment?...
2019-09-22 22:34

Montreal’s climate strike through photographs According to organizers, an estimated 500, 000 people marched in the streets of Montreal, marking it the largest strike in the city's history, said Mayor Valerie Plante....
2019-09-28 04:00

How do you write a play about the climate crisis? As part of a new initiative, playwright Bess Wohl was tasked with writing a play about climate crisis, a daunting proposition that’s morphed into the off-Broadway drama ContinuityTime. Comedic timing. The freezing of time. How much time humanity has ...
2019-05-24 09:51

Update on Our 2020 Climate Summit On Friday, The New Republic published an an offensive, homophobic attack on Democratic candidate Pete Buttigieg. The article was swiftly condemned for being inappropriate, and it was taken down from the site Saturday. In light of these events, The Ne...
2019-07-13 22:51

130 Climate Protesters Arrested In Amsterdam Dutch police on Saturday arrested 130 climate change protesters who blocked a main bridge in central Amsterdam as Extinction Rebellion activists disrupted traffic in front of the French parliament in......
2019-10-13 02:51

After this year’s Climate Action Summit, what happens next? People across the world need to embrace “fundamental change” in order to combat climate change and meet the target of restricting the increase in global temperatures to 1.5 degrees Celsius, Claudio Forner, from UN Climate Change in Bonn, told UN News...
2019-10-12 19:34

This must be the climate crisis election | Ed Miliband Having a few ‘green policies’ is no longer enough. Ask yourself: what will your next MP do to save the world?The government that wins the next election stands to govern for half of the decade that the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change says we...
2019-10-12 17:00

At U.N. Climate Summit, Few Commitments and U.S. Silence China made no new commitments at United Nations climate talks to take stronger action. The United States said nothing at all, and a host of other countries made incremental promises at best....
2019-09-24 12:34

Climate groups call for SUVs to be banned Climate groups including Greenpeace and Deutsche Umwelthilfe called on Monday for sport-utility vehicles (SUVs) to be banned as part of a wider campaign to curb pollution by the auto industry....
2019-09-09 15:34

Why We’re Challenging the 2020 Democrats to a Climate Summit It’s been said before, but it bears repeating: The first round of Democratic presidential debates failed the planet. In a combined 240 minutes of discussion—at an event held in city poised to sink into the ocean—the moderators devoted a combined 15 m...
2019-07-11 20:34

No need to cut beef to tackle climate crisis, say farmers NFU says growing fuel for power stations and capturing CO2 can slash emissionsFarming can become climate neutral by 2040 without cutting beef production or converting substantial areas of farmland into forest, according to a plan published by the Nat...
2019-09-10 08:34

Why Amazon Employees Are Protesting Over Climate Change On September 20, over 1,000 Amazon employees—mostly made up of staff at the company’s Seattle headquarters—will walk out of Amazon offices to protest the company’s inaction over climate change, as part of the larger global climate strike. The strike,...
2019-09-10 20:34

Trump mothballs climate skeptic panel The White House won’t proceed anytime soon with creating a panel to challenge climate change science, indefinitely postponing the controversial proposal until after the 2020 election....
2019-07-11 03:17

German environment minister says government must act on climate now Germany's environment minister says the government should fall if coalition parties can't agree on measures to reduce damaging emissions. The country is one of the world's top producers of greenhouse gases....
2019-09-08 03:34

German voters see climate as biggest EU challenge Voters in Germany want their elected representatives in Europe to tackle the environment more than any other issue. In a new survey spanning eight countries, migration was seen as the most pressing challenge overall....
2019-05-21 22:17

More U.S. firms making changes in response to climate concerns A survey found that two-thirds of corporate decision-makers who are aware of grave climate-change reports have reviewed or changed their energy management strategies....
2019-06-15 06:51

Oil and gas companies undermining climate goals, says report Biggest fossil fuel extractors warned they risk wasting $2.2tn ‘in a low-carbon world’Major oil and gas companies have invested $50bn (£40.6bn) in fossil fuel projects that undermine global efforts to avert a runaway climate crisis, according to a re...
2019-09-06 08:34

BP shareholders overwhelmingly adopt climate resolution BP shareholders overwhelmingly approved a climate resolution on Tuesday backed by investors and the oil and gas company which calls for it to meet the 2015 Paris climate agreement....
2019-05-21 21:51

U.S. Democratic lawmakers declare climate emergency Democratic lawmakers, including six presidential candidates, on Tuesday unveiled a Congressional resolution declaring a climate change emergency to spur "sweeping reforms" to stem a dangerous rise in global temperatures....
2019-07-09 23:51

David Attenborough on climate change: 'We cannot be radical enough' David Attenborough says the UK must take radical action to meet its climate change targets, but politicians must make efforts to keep the public on side too...
2019-07-09 17:34

The next target in the climate-change debate: your gas stove Dozens of cities in liberal-leaning states such as California, Washington, and Massachusetts are studying proposals to ban or limit the use of natural gas in commercial and residential buildings. The movement opens a new front in the fight against cl...
2019-09-09 14:34

UK police arrest 10 climate activists before protests British police arrested 10 climate change activists in London ahead of a planned new round of protests by Extinction Rebellion on Monday, police said....
2019-10-05 19:00

US philanthropists vow to raise millions for climate activists Fund donates £500,000 to grassroots Extinction Rebellion and other groups, with promise of more to come A group of wealthy US philanthropists and investors have donated almost half a million pounds to support the grassroots movement Extinction Rebell...
2019-07-12 13:17

Thunberg: Trump should listen to climate science Swedish teen climate activist Greta Thunberg has a message for Donald Trump - listen to the science about climate change. (Aug. 28)        ...
2019-08-29 05:00

EU's Juncker cautions against ramping up climate goals The outgoing European Union chief executive said on Tuesday the bloc should focus on meeting its 2030 existing targets before ramping up long-term climate ambitions....
2019-06-11 19:17

How the climate crisis will change your plate in 2050 In her new book, Amanda Little explores what it will take to continue feeding 7.5 billion people in the worldWhen Amanda Little was on tour to promote her 2010 book Power Trip: The Story of America’s Love Affair with Energy, she discovered something ...
2019-07-01 07:51

Manufacturing remains climate challenge with few solutions Members of both parties are aiming to help reduce carbon emissions that result from the manufacturing of products like steel, cement, and iron — one of the most challenging but overlooked components of combating climate change....
2019-08-02 08:51

Rihanna Says You’d Be a Fool to Ignore Climate Change Our world is changing. Weather consistency is a thing of the past and we are clearly dealing with the repercussions of climate change. Glaciers are melting, sea levels are rising, and it’s not looking too good for mother earth....
2019-09-13 23:34

How climate’s impact on land threatens civilisation – and how to fix it Revolutionising the way we use land could cut emissions, provide sustainable food and reduce povertyClimate crisis reducing land’s ability to sustain humanity, says IPCCHealthy land provides the food, timber and fresh water essential to humanity’s su...
2019-08-08 15:00

EU plans energy tax to combat climate change Climate protection is high on the public agenda and EU finance ministers want to get in on the discussion. They have many ideas on carbon dioxide emissions pricing, but are yet to find an answer, reports Bernd Riegert....
2019-09-14 02:34

Naomi Klein: 'We are seeing the beginnings of the era of climate barbarism' The No Logo author talks about solutions to the climate crisis, Greta Thunberg, birth strikes and how she finds hope• Read an extract from her new book, On Fire: The Burning Case for a Green New Deal hereWhy are you publishing this book now?I still f...
2019-09-14 15:34

The Guardian view on climate crisis: what can we do? | Editorial Curbing meat and dairy consumption is critical to tackling global heating. But the issue must not be reduced to solely a question of personal choicesIt’s easy to despair. The scale of the problems we face looms as large as the shadows cast by unpalat...
2019-08-12 18:51

How to Talk to Your Friends and Family About the Climate Crisis Climate change is real, it’s happening, and everybody knows it. But sometimes it’s hard to bring it up in conversation, because we’re afraid the discussion will have a political aftertaste. Fortunately, chatting with friends and family is a small way...
2019-07-13 09:17

Greta Thunberg to set sail for NY climate summit No toilet, no shower, a hammock; non-sailor Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg is about to begin her trans-Atlantic yacht trip from Plymouth. She’ll spend two noisy weeks on the waves instead of 8 hours flying....
2019-08-14 15:17

EU top court throws out citizens' climate suit The European Court of Justice ruled that individuals cannot sue the EU over inaction in the climate crisis. Lawyers for the "People's Climate Case" have vowed to appeal the decision....
2019-05-23 06:17

Finally, a Climate Change Documentary That Will Get You Excited to Fix It Whether the audience is policy wonks, nature lovers, or environmental activists, documentaries on climate change still feel like a niche thing in 2019. Which is what makes Ice on Fire, the climate documentary co-produced and narrated by Leonardo DiCa...
2019-06-13 01:17

80M jobs could be lost by 2030 due to climate change: UN A temperature rise of 1.5C by the end of century could lead to a 2.2 per cent drop in working hours - equal to 80 million full-time jobs - costing the global economy US$2.4 trillion....
2019-07-01 20:34

Scott Morrison won't attend UN climate summit despite being in the US Exclusive: PM has signalled Australia isn’t making any new emissions reduction targets, at least at this pointScott Morrison will not attend the UN climate action summit despite him being in America to visit the Trump administration at the time – dep...
2019-09-11 22:34

How Climate Change in Iowa is Changing U.S. Politics Kamala Harris is trying not to step in it. As the California Senator turned presidential candidate tours a beef-and-produce farm in south-central Iowa on Aug. 11, a crouching campaign aide carefully walks a few feet ahead, pointing out the cow droppi...
2019-09-12 13:34

The Cold War Project That Pulled Climate Science From the Ice A top secret US nuke installation in Greenland was supposed to end with 600 missiles aimed at the USSR. Instead it opened the door to a huge breakthrough in climate research....
2019-06-12 15:17

The Story Behind TIME’s Climate Change Cover Thirty years ago, TIME named Planet Earth its Man of the Year, featuring a cover by the artist Christo of the earth encased in plastic on a beach in Long Island, NY. For this week’s special issue cover on climate change, TIME returned to sand &...
2019-09-12 17:00

TUC and Amnesty come out in support of student climate strikes Unions give backing to 20 September day of action while NGO asks head teachers to back global protestsThe Trades Union Congress (TUC) has urged members to support student climate strikers on 20 September as Amnesty International called on head teache...
2019-09-11 04:00

The Trailer: What seven hours of climate talk revealed In this edition: What the climate town halls changed for Democrats, a field guide to House retirement-mania, and the political gift the president handed to Democratic Senate candidates....
2019-09-06 00:34

New Scientist joins the Covering Climate Now initiative New Scientist has joined Covering Climate Now, a journalistic collaboration providing extensive coverage of the UN climate action summit taking place this month...
2019-09-05 22:00

Opinion: Russia frozen on climate change Vladimir Putin has talked about global warming's toll as Siberia's Irkutsk region struggles to recover from floods. But there's a simple reason why Russia won't get behind climate protection policies, says Andrey Gurkov....
2019-07-06 19:17

Activists Can’t Agree on How to Fight Climate Change. The IMF Says Just Do Something. Activists, politicians and economists are forever arguing over the best way to address climate change: carbon tax or Green New Deal; both or neither, or a mixture of elements from each. A new International Monetary Fund (IMF) report released Thursday...
2019-10-11 00:34

Survey: Most Germans want climate protection, but not protests The majority of Germans believe children should not be allowed to skip school to protest the climate crisis, according to a new poll. However, they do believe the government should work to protect the environment....
2019-10-11 03:34

The climate crisis in 2050: what happens if cities act but nations don't? It is cities, not national governments, that are most aggressively fighting the climate crisis – and in 30 years they could look radically differentShe has barely ever been in a car, and never eaten meat or flown. Now 31, she lives on the 15th floor ...
2019-10-11 04:34

UK to put climate crisis and environment at the heart of overseas aid Government will spend £193m on directly tackling climate-related issues in first initiativeThe UK will have an “ethical” development policy that puts the climate emergency and environmental protection at the heart of overseas aid, with more than £190...
2019-07-03 17:51

Where the blame lies for the climate crisis | Letters Readers respond to the report revealing the 20 biggest polluters responsible for a third of all global carbon emissionsYour article (Revealed: the 20 firms behind a third of all global carbon emissions, 10 October) highlights the biggest polluters an...
2019-10-11 08:34

If we label eco-anxiety as an illness, climate denialists have won The UK media reports a “tsunami” of cases of eco-anxiety in children. It is no medical condition, though, it is a rational response to the state of the climate, says Graham Lawton...
2019-10-11 13:34

Google Is Funding Climate Change Denialism Despite all it’s evidently performative public-facing climate change initiatives, Google is forking over “substantial” contributions to denier organizations and events.Read more......
2019-10-11 22:34

Can Mayors Save the World From Climate Change? Australia’s northern coast is a case study on the impacts of a warming planet. Small-town leaders there are struggling with constituents who doubt reality....
2019-10-12 13:00

Jay Inslee is putting climate on the 2020 agenda Jay Inslee is succeeding in raising the profile of climate change, if not in gaining traction in the Democratic presidential primary. Climate change has matched or overtaken healthcare and jobs in some polls as a top issue for Democratic voters, a tr...
2019-06-21 05:17

Climate change: What Germany can learn from the Netherlands With Germany set to miss its climate goals by a wide margin, a solution might be right next door. The Netherlands recently revealed a wide-ranging climate deal — including a carbon tax that Dutch companies agreed to pay....
2019-08-23 01:34

Trump, on climate, says he won't jeopardize U.S. wealth on 'dreams' U.S. President Donald Trump, responding to a question about climate change after skipping a G7 session on the issue, said on Monday that American wealth is based on energy and he will not jeopardize that for dreams and windmills....
2019-08-26 21:00

UK citizens’ assembly on climate emergency announced MPs launch assembly plan but environmental activists say its conclusions must be bindingA citizens’ assembly on the climate emergency will take place this autumn to explore the fastest and fairest ways to end the UK’s carbon emissions.Six House of Co...
2019-06-20 15:34

Climate change czars coming to more states At least six states have formally named climate change czars or chief executives over the past year, signalling a new level of crisis in the United States....
2019-08-26 20:34

Climate change a threat to tourism in Spain Climate change is hitting Spain harder than most other European nations. Drinking water is scarce and beaches are receding. There's a danger that tourism in the country will suffer a major setback in the decades to come....
2019-06-20 18:34

Climate camps are training a new wave of eco-warriors A growing number of Europeans have decided that they've had enough of inaction in the face of the climate emergency, and they're in training to do something about it....
2019-08-23 07:00

E.U. Leaders Fail to Strengthen Climate Target A proposal to reduce the 28-country bloc's net carbon emissions to zero by 2050 failed when eastern countries that are heavily dependant on coal raised objections....
2019-06-21 00:34

Why it’s payback time on climate change | Letters The generation that has benefited most from fossil fuels must start paying the price, argues Daniel ScharfThe principle of restorative justice (Glasgow University to pay £20m in slavery reparations, 24 August) also applies to the issue of climate cha...
2019-08-30 02:34

At Edinburgh Festivals, Climate Awareness Comes at a Cost International arts events are a platform to discuss the planet’s future. But traveling performers and visiting audiences arrive with their own environmental baggage....
2019-08-21 01:34

Exclusive: carmakers among key opponents of climate action Lobbying in US and Europe has tried to block and delay moves to cut emissions, study showsFossil fuel firms’ social media fightback against climate actionTimeline: half a century of dither and delayGlobal carmakers are among the leading opponents of ...
2019-10-10 16:34

May urges climate protesters to get out and vote Green In Longueuil, Que., on Tuesday, Green Leader Elizabeth May says she backs the movement known as Extinction Rebellion, whose members shut down Montreal's Jacques Cartier Bridge....
2019-10-09 10:00

5 Takeaways From the Democrats’ Climate Town Hall We learned that there are some dividing lines on climate change within the 2020 field — and that young voters are asking some of the toughest questions....
2019-09-05 12:00

Biden jokes about gaffes with Colbert, gets serious about climate on CNN U.S. presidential hopeful Joe Biden joked about his frequent verbal gaffes on one television show while laying out plans to combat climate change on another on Wednesday night, a high-stakes balancing act aimed at shoring up his lead among Democrats ...
2019-09-05 10:34

Climate emergency: New hope, or just empty words? Spurred on by the Fridays for Future movement, more and more cities around the world are declaring a climate emergency — in recent weeks, it's been almost a daily occurrence. Is this a sign of real change?...
2019-07-09 16:34

Democrats unveil sweeping climate proposals A series of top Democratic presidential candidates have released sweeping plans to combat climate change over the last two weeks, putting the issue front and center ahead of CNN's climate crisis town halls on Wednesday night....
2019-09-05 08:00

Five ways UK farmers are tackling climate change Farms are on the front line of climate change - vulnerable to extreme weather events - so farmers are coming up with new and surprising ways of tackling the problem....
2019-08-19 18:00

Lagarde Vows to Put Climate Change on the E.C.B.’s Agenda Lagarde calls climate change a “pressing global” challenge and promises the European Central Bank will focus on the risk when she arrives in November....
2019-09-04 22:34

Afrobarometer: Climate change literacy still low in Africa Despite the fact that Africa bears the brunt when it comes to erratic global weather patterns, many people are still unfamiliar with the climate change phenomenon, a new survey reveals....
2019-08-20 08:34

Five things to know: how the 2020 Democrats stack up on climate The climate crisis is the focus of a CNN town hall for candidates: environmental groups rate their plans and their recordsDemocrats will pit their climate plans against each other on Wednesday at a seven-hour CNN town hall, as world scientists warn t...
2019-09-04 15:00

Climate protesters arrested outside Swiss banks Environmental activists, seeking to pressure Swiss banks into halting the financing of fossil fuels, blocked entrances to Credit Suisse in Zurich and UBS in Basel on Monday before police intervened and arrested some protesters....
2019-07-08 15:34

The Amazon is burning. The climate is changing. And we're doing nothing to stop it Soaring in a plane above the Amazon isn't meant to sting your eyes with smoke and cause your pilot to climb frantically just to get visibility back. Yet the fires conjured what you're never meant to witness: what the end of the world looks like....
2019-09-04 07:00

Many animals can’t adapt fast enough to climate change Enlarge / Bonobos carrying the footprint of an ancient, extinct species of ape. (credit: flickr user: Reflexiste) Climate change has thrown our beautifully balanced planet into chaos. As oceans and forests transform and ecosystems go into shock, pe...
2019-08-01 06:17

As the World Heats Up, the Climate for News Is Changing, Too Rival newsrooms are joining together to meet a crisis years in the making. But there is disagreement among some journalists on how to play the story....
2019-07-08 11:17

Climate change may be making spiders angrier Extreme weather conditions may be encouraging an increase in angry spiders populations, according to a new study. Freak events like tropical cyclones could be having an evolutionary impact on spiders in storm-prone regions, which are already areas wh...
2019-08-20 18:34

Weatherwatch: an unsung climate hero comes in from the cold US woman Eunice Foote only now receiving credit for first identifying greenhouse effectThis year marks the 200th anniversary of the birth of Eunice Foote, a pioneer in climate research of whom few people have heard. She showed that water vapour and c...
2019-09-03 03:00

Bananas have benefited from climate change – but they won’t in future As the world has warmed, banana producers have been able to grow more fruit per hectare. But by 2050 annual production may begin to fall in some countries...
2019-09-02 18:00

Greta Thunberg takes her climate message to UN Teen climate activist Greta Thunberg is drawing crowds on land after her two-week sail across the Atlantic. The 16-year-old Swedish girl led a protest march Friday in front of the United Nations. (Aug. 30)        ...
2019-08-31 04:00

German farmers are 'feeling' climate change Extreme weather brings "extreme challenges," Germany's farmer association said while presenting their report on this year's harvest. The farmers urged the government to help bring in seasonal workers from outside the EU....
2019-08-24 09:00

Godzilla: from radioactive colossus to unlikely climate hero Ever since Godzilla first rampaged across cinema screens 65 years ago, film critics have seen the reptilian anti-hero as a symbol of the fears gnawing away in the deepest recesses of movie-goers' minds....
2019-06-04 18:01

Climate protesters try to block UK's Johnson as he goes to palace Demonstrators briefly tried to block the wide ceremonial road leading to Buckingham Palace on Wednesday as Britain's incoming Prime Minister Boris Johnson was driving up it in a convoy to meet Queen Elizabeth to begin his term as leader....
2019-07-24 17:17

19 Members Of G20, Except US, Recommit To Paris Climate Deal Nineteen members of the G20, without the United States, agreed Saturday to the "irreversibility" of the Paris climate deal and pledged its full implementation, after two days of talks....
2019-06-29 15:00

The best climate strike signs from around the globe - in pictures Millions of people across the globe took part in protests on Friday demanding urgent action on the climate crisis. The strike kicks off a week of environmental activism before the UN Climate Action Summit Continue reading......
2019-09-21 05:00

July on course to be hottest month ever, say climate scientists Record global temperatures this month set to beat previous record set in 2017Record temperatures across much of the world over the past two weeks could make July the hottest month ever measured on Earth, according to climate scientists.The past fortn...
2019-07-16 19:00

Europe's heatwave consistent with climate change, more to come: U.N. This year is on track to be among the hottest ever and that would make 2015-2019 the world's hottest five-year period on record, the World Meteorological Organization said on Friday....
2019-06-28 21:51

UN offers hope in the fight against climate change I've only been climate change correspondent at Sky News for a few weeks and already the sand feels like an increasingly tempting place in which to bury my head....
2019-08-01 01:17

Climate change is likely to take a back seat at the G-20 summit. Here’s why. Experts say Trump's climate skepticism, coupled with his readiness to start trade wars, has caused world leaders to carefully avoid running afoul of Washington....
2019-06-27 21:01

It turns out planes are even worse for the climate than we thought Aeroplane contrails have a larger warming effect than all the CO2 emitted by planes that has accumulated in the atmosphere since the first ever flight...
2019-06-27 21:00

How to Choose a Bank That's Not Profiting From the Climate Crisis If you’re trying to live in a way that helps mitigate the effects of climate change, you might resolve to fly less often or eat less meat. But what about switching banks?...
2019-09-19 18:34

Climate change could break the heat index It’s not the heat, it’s the … killer heat index. As the Big Apple bakes with higher-than-normal temps this week, a new study suggests that the number of dangerously hot days each year will skyrocket this century if climate change is not addressed. In...
2019-07-16 16:00

Indigenous representative joins UN climate summit: 'They need us' Tuntiak Katan emphasized the need for indigenous inclusion and pointed out ‘we protect 80% of the world’s biodiversity’As presidents, prime ministers and corporate executives gathered at the UN climate action summit on Monday, for the first time, an ...
2019-09-26 10:34

Another European heatwave, another link to climate change Enlarge / Satellite-estimated surface temperatures for July 25, 2019. (credit: NASA Earth Observatory) It’s becoming standard procedure that extreme weather events will quickly be analyzed by the World Weather Attribution team—a group of climate sc...
2019-08-04 07:00

Caltech Gets a Windfall for Climate Research: $750 Million The gift from Stewart and Lynda Resnick, the billionaire owners of bottled water and agriculture companies, comes amid growing urgency over climate change....
2019-09-26 10:34

Tucsonans march in nationwide climate strike TUCSON – People worldwide are joining marches and climate strikes today to demand action on climate change. Strikes were planned in all 50 states this week. Adults and students joined in on the strike here in Tucson. Swedish teenager and climat...
2019-09-21 15:00

Europe's Heatwave Consistent With Climate Change, More To Come: UN This year is on track to be among the hottest ever and would mean that 2015-2019 would be the world's hottest five-year period on record, the United Nations' World Meteorological Organization (WMO)......
2019-06-28 16:17

Youth staging ‘die in’ at CMHR for climate protest A group of young local activists will be 'dying' on the steps of the Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR) on Friday afternoon as part of a global climate change protest....
2019-09-21 02:00

At the U.N., Trump Focuses on Religious Freedom not Climate UNITED NATIONS (AP) — President Donald Trump made his political priorities clear Monday within an hour of arriving at the United Nations for a three-day visit: He breezed by a major climate change summit to focus instead on religious persecutio...
2019-09-24 08:34

More Than 60,000 Turn Out for New York’s Youth-Led Climate Strike Today, hundreds of thousands of young people around the world are striking to demand action on climate change. More than 4,500 strikes are planned worldwide in over 120 countries, and more than 500 strikes are registered in the U.S. alone. The strike...
2019-09-20 21:34

The best climate strike signs from around the globe – in pictures Millions of people across the globe took part in protests on Friday demanding urgent action on the climate crisis. The strike kicks off a week of environmental activism before the UN climate action summit Continue reading......
2019-09-24 01:34

Wasps are shrinking in size and it may be because of climate change Global warming has been linked to smaller body sizes in antelopes, sparrows – and now wasps. Oddly, their wings are shrinking faster than the rest of their body...
2019-08-01 14:00

Protesters: Climate change worse than ISIS As people across the country continue a weekend of climate change protests today, many believe the threat is far greater than the global ISIS terror war and fear the globe will be put on a death path in a dozen years....
2019-09-23 20:34

What do the European Parliament results mean for climate change? Green parties have made gains in the European Parliament and may become coalition partners. But newly-elected populists are likely to fight climate action...
2019-05-29 00:51

Trump Endures Nearly 15 Whole Minutes of UN Climate Summit President Donald Trump showed up to the United Nation’s Climate Action Summit Monday—for about 15 minutes. The president wasn’t expected to show up at the international meetings at all, so his appearance was a surprise. Even if it was for 15 minutes,...
2019-09-24 04:00

How the climate strike travelled around the world - video From Sydney to New Delhi, Nairobi to New York, millions of people around the world walked out of school and work on Friday to join the latest protests against the climate crisis. The global day of action, calling for a reduction in emissions, was hel...
2019-09-20 22:00

Greta Thunberg on Climate: 'Listen to science' Climate change protests swept the globe Friday with thousands sending a message to leaders headed for a U.N. summit: The warming world can't wait for action. The protests were partly inspired by the activism of Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg. (Sept....
2019-09-21 01:00

Heat wave outside has little impact on UN climate talks BERLIN (AP) — Officials say U.N. talks on tackling climate change made limited progress over the past 10 days, but key issues still need to be resolved by year’s end. U.N. climate chief Patricia Espinosa noted Thursday that the meeting in Bonn,...
2019-06-28 02:51

Climate change activists ‘Shut Down DC’ in protest Morning commutes throughout Washington, DC, were snarled Monday morning by climate change activists seeking to “shut down” the US capital. The protest, dubbed “Shut Down DC,” targeted busy intersections across the capital, as well as Farragut S...
2019-09-23 19:34

Students Take to the Streets for Day of Action on Climate Change Hundreds of thousands of students led a wave of rallies around the world to pressure governments to commit to tougher measures against climate change at the United Nations next week....
2019-09-20 17:00

It's Kids vs. the World in a Landmark Climate Complaint UNITED NATIONS—On Monday, Greta Thunberg and 15 other young people filed a potentially world-changing climate complaint. On an abnormally steamy day in New York, when sweat built on the brows of the dark-suited diplomats funneling into the United Nat...
2019-09-24 04:00

Climate change displaced 55 species from UK in last decade A new study utilising social media images of animals online has revealed that at least 55 species in the UK have been displaced by climate change over the last decade....
2019-07-18 13:51

Climate Activism Is Feminism In a Dying World In the absence of clear, concise, and unified action from elected officials around the world to fight the climate crisis, it’s the utmost bullshit that teenagers, children, and other students have had to step in and rise up. The nihilism driving thi...
2019-09-21 01:00

EU climate goals ditched as Warsaw and Budapest dig in Poland and Hungary said they will put their own economies first after rejecting an EU bid for net-zero greenhouse gas emissions. All very well, but the latest episode in their battle with Brussels will affect us all....
2019-06-28 07:00

If you act now you can maybe avoid the worst of climate change. But you know you're not going to | First Dog on the Moon The rage inducing, sober reality of it, you could do it but you won’tSign up here to get an email whenever First Dog cartoons are publishedGet all your needs met at the First Dog shop if what you need is First Dog merchandise and prints Continue read...
2019-08-04 09:51

EPA's top auto regulator to head climate office Chris Grundler, the head of the EPA's transportation office who oversaw the rollout of some of the agency's most important rules, including greenhouse gas standards for light-duty vehicles, as well as probes of Volkswagen Group and Fiat Chrysler dies...
2019-06-07 00:34

Schoolchildren go on strike across world over climate crisis Hundreds of thousands walk out of lessons in 110 countries demanding urgent action Hundreds of thousands of schoolchildren across the world have gone on strike in protest at the escalating climate crisis. Students from 1,800 towns and cities in more ...
2019-05-24 20:51

Keeping cool in the face of climate change As global temperatures reach record highs, providing cooling systems which are effective, sustainable and which do not harm the environment is increasingly essential for everyday life. That’s according to Rachel Kyte, Chief Executive Officer of Susta...
2019-06-30 19:34

When Is Change a ‘Crisis’? Why Climate Terms Matter The discussion around changing weather is changing. Anodyne references to “climate change” and “global warming” are being scorned by those who think it’s time for more drastic talk, and action, on the......
2019-09-17 14:34

Factbox: Germany's climate protection package Germany's governing parties on Friday agreed a new climate protection package worth more than 50 billion euros ($55 billion) through 2023, including a domestic carbon price for transportation and heating in buildings.[L5N26B2FZ]...
2019-09-21 18:00

Oil Companies, Pushed to Address Climate, Disagree on How As global leaders prepare to debate action on climate change at the United Nations, big oil companies are aiming to show that they are part of the solution to a problem they helped cause....
2019-09-22 17:34

Climate research on the high, warming seas On a voyage from Antarctica to the German port of Bremerhaven, a team of scientists and students are hoping to gain a better understanding of rising temperatures in the depths of the open ocean....
2019-06-28 20:34

Germany's 'climate cabinet' delays action again The special committee met in Berlin to discuss future climate action after the issue featured prominently in Sunday's EU elections. But critics say the government is dragging its feet on an urgent topic....
2019-05-30 05:34

Germany: 'Meat tax' on the table to protect the climate Meat is relatively cheap for consumers in Germany. But that could all be about to change as lawmakers from across the political spectrum back proposals aimed at climate protection and animal welfare....
2019-08-07 13:00

2019 Festival Albertine to Take On Climate Change Bill McKibben will be the curator of the festival, dedicated to fostering French-American intellectual exchange, which this year focuses on the environment....
2019-09-17 19:34

Climate activist: Why tout development if there’s no future? 11-year-old Indian girl who was among the young activists filing climate change complaint at UN questions why leaders focus on development “if we are not going to have a future?”...
2019-09-27 09:00

The second wave of worldwide climate protests – in pictures Hundreds of thousands of people around the world are taking part in the latest wave of climate strikes to demand urgent action on the emergencyFresh wave of climate strikes Continue reading......
2019-09-27 13:34

Can the rest of the world save itself from climate breakdown without the US? With Trump expected to skip the UN climate summit, the question will be: what’s possible if the most powerful nation is pulling away from action?‘Americans are waking up’: two thirds say climate crisis must be addressedThis story originally appeared ...
2019-09-16 19:34

'It's finding something new in the old': how fashion can confront the climate crisis Sustainable style can help spread an important message, say panelists at London fashion week after a weekend of protestsThe climate crisis was on the agenda again at London fashion week on Monday, with sustainability experts and activists taking part...
2019-09-16 19:34

Twice in a week climate protest blocks DC traffic For the second time in a week, climate protesters blocked streets in Downtown Washington sporadically blocking intersections and halting traffic. (Sept. 27)        ...
2019-09-28 02:34

Climate activist Greta Thunberg: We're still 'on square one' World leaders must show at an upcoming New York summit that they are heeding warnings on climate change, Greta Thunberg says. She made her remarks just days before she will travel to the US by boat to attend the meeting....
2019-08-05 21:51

Climate activists to skip plane and sailboat to US Greta Thunberg, the teen-aged global environmental activist, plans to take her message to America the old-fashioned way: by boat.        ...
2019-07-31 21:51

Fighting climate change, one quip at a time For thousands of student protesters around the world, the fate of the planet is a serious business, but some couldn't resist a bit of fun to press home the point to judge from their placards....
2019-09-21 18:00

Americans somewhat confident in fight against climate change WASHINGTON — Most Americans are at least somewhat confident that the world will step up in its fight against global warming — but there are limits to their optimism. That’s according to a new poll by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affair...
2019-09-19 01:34

UN chief warns Paris climate goals still not enough U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has taken his message urging immediate climate action to officials gathered in the United Arab Emirates, where production of hydrocarbons remains a key driver of the economy...
2019-06-30 18:34

Migration and the climate crisis: the UN’s search for solutions Throughout human history, migration and climate have always been connected, but in the modern era, the impacts of the man-made climate crisis are likely to extensively change the patterns of human settlement....
2019-08-01 01:17

Youngest-ever EU lawmaker takes up the climate challenge Twenty-one-year-old Kira Peter-Hansen from Denmark is the youngest MEP ever to sit in the European Parliament. She tells DW that tackling climate change and cutting down on red tape will be her top priorities....
2019-07-14 12:34

How TV weathercasters became the unsung heroes of the climate crisis The broadcasters – often among the most trusted voices in their communities – are connecting the dots between extreme weather and climate science, and shifting public opinionLocal TV weather forecasters have become foot soldiers in the war against cl...
2019-09-19 02:00

Jay Inslee Is Actually Taking the Climate Refugee Crisis Seriously In a future where storms are more powerful and entire communities are destroyed, people are going to need somewhere to go. They’re gonna need new homes—and a leader willing to let them in.Read more......
2019-06-06 19:17

Pensions must do right thing on climate change, says minister Call for support for schemes moving people’s money from fossil fuels into renewablesPension schemes should be supported for moving people’s money out of fossil fuels and into renewables because the financial risks from the climate crisis are “too imp...
2019-06-03 07:51

More US troops suffering heatstroke because of climate change: report At least 17 US troops have died of heat exposure during training since 2008, while a rising number of military members have fallen ill because of torrid temps over the same period, according to a new report. Those who died are among the most extreme ...
2019-07-24 02:17

Forest the size of the US could stop climate change - study Planting an area the size of the US with trees would be the most effective way to combat change, according to a study published in the journal Science....
2019-07-05 07:34

Arctic mission will trap scientists in ice to study climate Scientists plan to sail the RV Polarstern into the Arctic Ocean, anchor it to a large piece of sea ice and allow the water to freeze around them, effectively trapping themselves in the vast sheet of white that forms over the North Pole each winter....
2019-07-04 21:34

Enough of the climate nightmare. It’s time to paint the dream | Ed Miliband A new approach must connect the climate crisis with inequality to offer a compelling and attractive way forward for societyLet’s talk about the dream, not just the nightmare. Imagine the cities and towns of the future: clean, green, with decent air q...
2019-07-04 20:17

City Council approves climate-controlled ‘pet harbors’ The City Council threw dog owners a bone on Tuesday by passing a bill requiring the de Blasio administration to establish a program allowing for the placement of “pet harbors” on sidewalks next to commercial establishments. The bill, introduced by Co...
2019-07-24 02:00

Climate activist Greta Thunberg in Berlin: 'We will never stop' The Swedish teen activist has praised Germany's young protesters for sacrificing their education for the climate. Thunberg's movement calls on students around the work to skip school every Friday....
2019-07-19 16:00

'That is kindergarten': Rivals gang up on Biden over climate change Joe Biden was forced to fend off accusations during the Democratic debate Wednesday night that his approach to fighting climate change is "middling" and insufficient to tackle the problem....
2019-08-01 05:00

Tel Aviv museum showcases climate change solutions The "Fridays for Future" protests have reinvigorated the debate on climate change around the world. An exhibition in Tel Aviv now shows how cities can use innovative technologies to limit the effects of global warming....
2019-07-22 22:00

Climate Change Could Be Behind An 'Extraordinary' Ancient Plant Bloom in the UK Cycads are palm-tree like plants that dominated the Earth’s landscape some 280 million years ago when the continents were smashed up into Pangea. Back then, the planet was going through global warming due to increased carbon dioxide levels from natur...
2019-08-23 04:00

Lord of the Rain: one man's fight against climate catastrophe – video Doyte lives in South Omo, Ethiopia, one of the most remote areas in the world and hard hit by the climate crisis. As Lord of the Rain, it’s Doyte’s job to summon the rains, but for five years they haven’t come. Ethiopia’s economy is booming, fuelled ...
2019-07-04 10:17

Climate Change References Keep Disappearing From the EPA's Website, for Some Reason As the Northeast comes down from a dangerous heat wave—the likes of which scientists say we’ll be seeing more and more of as the earth burns—there’s this fun, if unsurprising news: the Trump administration seems to be removing language related to cli...
2019-07-23 09:17

BP backlash and Extinction Gongs: can climate art save the world? Artists have long struggled to make environmental activism cool. A new wave of culture could make a difference In 2015, the United Nations feared that the climate crisis was reaching a point of no return, threatening our very existence. With the Pari...
2019-07-20 09:51

Elizabeth May says Greens will work with any party that has a serious plan for the climate With three months until Canadians vote in the next federal election, Green party leader Elizabeth May says her big hope for the final result is a minority government over which she can exert some influence....
2019-07-22 06:00

Climate of Fear: When Part of a Country Bans Abortion Northern Ireland’s draconian rules, separate from the system in the rest of Britain and in Ireland, may provide a foretaste of life in some American states if Roe v. Wade is overturned....
2019-08-11 15:00

Researchers discover climate-friendly way of extracting hydrogen from oil Scientists have discovered a way to extract hydrogen from oil without releasing greenhouse gases -- a move they've hailed as a "silver bullet" for the climate. Hydrogen is already used by some car manufacturers to power vehicles and is also burn...
2019-08-21 16:00

Chile to account for costs of climate change in budget Chile will begin budgeting for the costs of fighting climate change, Finance Minister Felipe Larraín announced on Tuesday, as receding glaciers and drought put a squeeze on water and natural resources in the world's top copper producer....
2019-08-21 02:34

Canada’s climate change plan among worst in G7: report The Climate Action Network, a global association of more than 1,300 climate groups, issued a report card on the climate plans of the G7 nations ahead of the leaders' summit in France this weekend....
2019-08-23 01:34

Germany unveils plan for climate-friendly aviation The German government wants to promote a culture of innovation to develop CO2-neutral aviation. Chancellor Merkel has said Germany must develop more alternative fuel sources, including hydrogen-based energy technology....
2019-08-22 12:34

One climate crisis disaster happening every week, UN warns Developing countries must prepare now for profound impact, disaster representative saysClimate crisis disasters are happening at the rate of one a week, though most draw little international attention and work is urgently needed to prepare developing...
2019-07-07 14:17

Climate change could cost the US 10.5% of its GDP by 2100, study warns A new study by the National Bureau of Economic Research warns that "virtually all" nations will all see a significant loss of income due to climate change by 2100 if nothing is done....
2019-08-20 18:34

What I learned writing about climate change and the US south for a year I crisscrossed a region – my own – that is mired in a culture of denial and delay. The conversation on the climate crisis has not changed fast enoughIt’s 96 degrees in downtown Beaufort, North Carolina, a place where I spent much of my childhood. The...
2019-08-07 15:34

Phoenix could feel more like Baghdad by 2050, a new climate study says Scientists projected temperatures ahead 30 years then compared major cities with conditions from today. The upshot: The heat is moving north.        ...
2019-07-12 19:51

Gove: 'Time running out' to tackle climate change A warning of infertile soil, oceans full of plastic, contaminated water and severe weather - unless climate change is tackled - is being issued by the Environment Secretary, Michael Gove....
2019-07-16 06:00

AOC’s top aide admits Green New Deal about the economy, not climate Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s chief of staff recently admitted that the Green New Deal was not conceived as an effort to deal with climate change, but instead a “how-do-you-change-the-entire economy thing” -- a remark likely to fuel Republican clai...
2019-07-12 17:34

How Climate Change Is Becoming a Deadly Part of White Nationalism This weekend’s mass shooting in El Paso, Texas, has re-opened the festering debates over gun control, immigration, and the president’s penchant for racist hate speech. But the manifesto believed to have been authored by the suspected shooter also rev...
2019-08-07 21:34

High and dry: Alpine resorts grapple with climate change The prospect of searing heatwaves driving holidaymakers to cool mountains and children asking grandparents about their memories of snow is focusing minds in Alpine ski resorts on the implications of climate change....
2019-07-16 10:17

'Both sides' of the climate change debate? How bad we think it is, and how bad it really is | Greg Jericho It’s time to stop being mealy-mouthed about this. No more silent passes to climate science deniersOver the past couple of weeks things have been happening on the climate change front but, unfortunately, little is changing in parliament, where the gov...
2019-08-04 09:51

Greta Thunberg Sets Sail for U.N. Climate Talks The 16-year-old climate activist is crossing the Atlantic to attend a United Nations climate summit. She refuses to fly because aviation has such an enormous carbon footprint....
2019-08-14 17:17

By 2050, London's climate will be as warm as Barcelona's, says new study An estimated 77% of the world's cities are going to face dramatic changes in climate conditions by 2050, a new study says. A fifth will face conditions so extreme they don't exist anywhere on earth yet....
2019-07-11 12:00

Greta Thunberg Prepares to Set Sail for U.N. Climate Talks The 16-year-old climate activist is crossing the Atlantic to attend a United Nations climate summit. She refuses to fly because aviation has such an enormous carbon footprint....
2019-08-14 01:17

Germany plans CO2 pricing to help with climate goals: Merkel Germany will introduce some sort of carbon emissions pricing to achieve its climate goals, Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Tuesday, adding that she favors issuance of CO2 certificates to reduce such emissions....
2019-08-13 17:51

Daily on Energy: New movement on one of the trickiest climate problems Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
2019-08-06 22:00

How Eating Less Meat Could Help Protect the Planet From Climate Change By dramatically changing the food we eat as well as the way it is grown and produced, humans can help stop the devastating impacts of climate change according to the latest report by the United Nations body on climate science. More than 100 scientist...
2019-08-09 04:34

UN: Misuse of land and agriculture is driving climate change Human beings must change the way we eat and grow our food in order to avert climate change, says a new report from the UN released today. The study breaks down how much harm increased agricultural production -- from farms to cattle ranches to plantat...
2019-08-09 08:00

Migration more worrying than climate change for Europeans: survey While climate change is growing in the public consciousness, migration is still the major issue for more EU citizens, according to the results of the European Commission's biannual Eurobarometer public opinion survey....
2019-08-07 13:00

Britain would hold 2020 U.N. climate talks in Glasgow The British government said on Friday it would hold United Nations' climate talks next year in Glasgow, Scotland, if its bid to host them is successful....
2019-08-09 17:34

Daily on Energy: Major climate legislation vs. the filibuster Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
2019-08-10 13:00

BHP makes $400 million climate-change emissions pledge Leading resources company BHP will invest $400 million over five years to reduce emissions, it said on Tuesday, becoming the first miner to pledge to tackle pollution caused when customers use its products....
2019-07-23 16:51

Climate hawks fear Tom Steyer's presidential run could backfire Environmentalists are not enthusiastic about California billionaire Tom Steyer’s late entrance into the presidential race and worry his campaign could backfire....
2019-07-13 09:34

UK is going backwards on climate change action, advisers warn The Committee on Committee Climate Change says UK is not preparing adequately for global warming impacts or meeting the challenge of its carbon emission targets...
2019-07-10 02:34

Greta Thunberg sets sail for NY climate summit No toilet, no shower, no kitchen; Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg has begun her trans-Atlantic yacht trip from Plymouth. She will spend two noisy weeks on the waves instead of flying for eight hours....
2019-08-14 20:51

Powell May Face More Questions on Fed's Approach to Climate Change Fed Chairman Jerome Powell’s views on interest rates and the economy should be the main focus as he testifies before Congress this week, but he also may field questions on what the central bank is doing to address climate change risks....
2019-07-10 14:34

Warming climate likely leading to larger California fires Enlarge / The 2018 Camp Fire burned more buildings and claimed more lives than any other fire in California's history. (credit: NASA Earth Observatory) The last couple years have seen devastating and record-setting wildfires in California, leaving ...
2019-07-18 17:51

Iceland commemorates first glacier lost to climate change Iceland honors the passing of Okjokull, its first glacier lost to climate change, as scientists warn that some 400 others on the subarctic island risk the same fate.        ...
2019-08-19 20:34

NASA joins climate change battle in Greenland This year is set to break a record for ice melting in Greenland and NASA has sent one of its largest missions to find out how hotter ocean temperatures are contributing to the attrition of glaciers in the arctic....
2019-08-19 20:34

Look at All These Celebrities Fighting Climate Change With Private Jets! At the end of July, a fleet of private jets and luxury “super yachts” descended on Italy for Google Camp, a conference cum party to fight climate change. Guests in attendance—described as the brightest minds of our time—included billionaires and cel...
2019-08-20 02:00

Most Germans support drastic climate change measures As climate change concerns grow, a new survey has found most Germans support raising flight prices and other measures to protect the planet. The Greens are currently polling on par with Angela Merkel's conservatives....
2019-08-02 06:34

Study finds that climate change could cost U.S. up to 10.5% of its GDP by 2100 The report says that climate change could have hugely negative economic consequences for nearly all countries unless greenhouse gas emissions are quickly and significantly curtailed....
2019-08-20 06:34

Why Kids Are Skipping School to Fight Climate Change From Swedish teens skipping school for a picket at parliament to a human pyramid of protesters in Seoul and high schoolers marching on City Hall in New York, a growing number of young people have put themselves at the forefront of the fight to limit ...
2019-08-01 20:17

First climate assembly in UK draws up wishlist for council action Camden council officials say they intend to implement at least some of the panel’s ideasBritain’s first climate assembly culminates on Saturday when 56 north Londoners will decide on measures they want their council to enact to confront the climate c...
2019-07-19 14:51

Climate activists disrupt London concrete plant (This July 16 story corrects, in the last paragraph, to show that London Concrete does not supply the Silvertown project after Extinction Rebellion corrects press release.)...
2019-07-17 23:17

'We cannot be radical enough': Attenborough on climate crisis action – video The naturalist David Attenborough appears before a parliament select committee to discuss environmental policy with MPs. He says the government’s commitment to net zero carbon emissions for the UK by 2050 is not necessarily the best approach. ‘The qu...
2019-07-09 17:00

Record-Breaking Temperatures Around the World Are ‘Almost Entirely’ Due to Climate Change July 2019 was the hottest July and the hottest month on record globally since temperature records began in a year of many record-breaking temperatures as heat waves hit many parts of the world. This trend of high temperatures and heatwaves looks set ...
2019-08-19 10:34

Cologne becomes first big German city to declare climate emergency Cologne has become the first German city with a population of more than a million people to join the declaration movement. More than 700 cities around the world have recognized the urgency of the climate crisis....
2019-07-10 13:00

U.S. climate scientist removed from job to file whistleblower complaint A climate scientist for the Trump administration's health protection agency who was ordered by his agency to drop work on climate issues will file a whistleblower complaint this week with the U.S. Office of Special Counsel, his lawyers said on Wednes...
2019-08-14 23:51

Most big CO2 emitting firms not on track for climate goals: report Only one in eight of the world's most-polluting companies are on track to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions in line with global temperature goals, a study funded by investors with $14 trillion under management found on Wednesday....
2019-07-10 11:34

AOC and Bernie Sanders Are Asking Congress to Declare a Climate Emergency Governments declaring climate emergencies are all the rage these days. On Tuesday, a resolution slated to be introduced in Congress aims to get the U.S. as a whole to join the growing number of towns, states, and countries recognizing that yes, clima...
2019-07-10 05:34

UN report: Climate change is undermining poverty eradication A U.N. report says hunger is growing and the world is not on track to end extreme poverty by 2030 and meet other U.N. goals, saying that is mainly because progress is being undermined by climate change and increasing inequality...
2019-07-10 02:17

How Elephants May Help Africa’s Rainforests Fight Climate Change Although we’re wiping them out with little consideration of it, big herbivores matter. Hippo poop helps Africa’s largest lake flourish; bison wallowing can enhance insect diversity in the prairie. And Africa’s imperiled forest elephants might just ha...
2019-07-16 18:51

Climate Change Has Made Our Stormwater Infrastructure Obsolete We are not ready for the extreme rainfall coming with climate change. A quick dramatic thunderstorm in New York on Wednesday flooded Staten Island so badly that brown murky water joined bus riders for their evening ride home. Read more......
2019-08-03 00:17

Record heatwave 'made much more likely' by human impact on climate Scientists say July at least equalled and may have beaten hottest month on recordThe record-breaking heatwave that roasted Europe last month was a one-in-a-thousand-year event made up to 100 times more likely by human-driven climate change, scientist...
2019-08-02 17:17

Merkel successor AKK calls for German 'climate consensus' The top Christian Democrat wants Bundestag parties to come to a climate consensus. In an interview with German media, CDU boss Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer also had stern words for coalition partners the Social Democrats....
2019-07-08 14:00

Bernie Sanders unveils $16 trillion climate plan Bernie Sanders released a climate plan on Thursday that would cost $16.3 trillion during his tour of a Northern California town ravaged by wildfire. The presidential hopeful called the town of Paradise a “wake-up call for our entire nation” to the da...
2019-08-23 10:34

Germany agrees climate package in bid to meet CO2 targets The German government on Friday presented a far-reaching 50 billion euro ($55 billion) package of measures to curb carbon emissions, including a new carbon dioxide (CO2) pricing system and a higher air traffic tax....
2019-09-21 18:00

At U.N. Climate Summit, a Call for Action Yields Few Commitments China made no new commitiments at United Nations climate talks to take stronger action. The United States said nothing at all, and a host of other countries made incremental promises at best....
2019-09-24 00:00

California ex-governor launches climate partnership with China Former California Governor Jerry Brown on Monday announced the launch of a partnership between China and the University of California at Berkeley to advance research into low-carbon technology to fight climate change....
2019-09-24 00:00

Study casts doubt on important climate theory Until the release of greenhouse gases during the 20th century sent Earth's temperatures climbing, the planet was enjoying a 15-million-year-long period of cooling....
2019-09-24 00:34

Actions not words: what was promised at the UN’s landmark climate summit? UN Secretary-General warned leaders not to come to his landmark Climate Action Summit with beautiful speeches, but to present concrete plans for cutting harmful greenhouse gas emissions, and strategies for carbon neutrality by 2050. So what, exactly,...
2019-09-24 05:00

Countries promise more aggressive action at U.N. climate summit, but is it enough? At least 65 countries have now indicated that they intend to strengthen their commitments they made under the 2015 Paris agreement by the end of next year....
2019-09-24 05:00

China pledges new impetus in climate efforts after 2020 China will inject new impetus into climate change efforts after 2020, and use its Belt and Road initiative to boost cooperation in the fight on global warming, the government's top diplomat, State Councillor Wang Yi, said....
2019-09-24 08:00

Only Trump's Unyielding Love for Modi Could Get Him to the UN Climate Summit Donald Trump loves few things more than he loves amassing friendships with hard right nationalist world leaders. His new best pal is Indian Prime Minster Narendra Modi, leader of the Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party and a frequent target of t...
2019-09-24 20:34

UN General Assembly: Iran and climate change top the bill German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron are leading attempts to mediate between the US and Iran. Tensions in the Gulf region dominated the agenda in New York....
2019-09-25 07:00

Climate activists glue themselves to British government building Environment activists glued themselves to a British government building on Wednesday, warning that public health was being endangered by climate and ecological breakdown....
2019-09-25 14:34

'Don't buy coastal properties': Scale of climate crisis revealed No part of the planet will be spared a climate crisis as oceans warm and glaciers and ice sheets melt, according to a report by United Nations scientists....
2019-09-26 01:00

Bernier says Greta Thunberg is too ‘extreme’, that there’s ‘no climate emergency’ The leader of the People's Party of Canada, Maxime Bernier, has been criticized for tweeting that Thunberg is mentally unstable, but he later walked back that comment....
2019-09-26 05:00

Canada positioned itself as a world leader on climate change — is it? Pressure on Canada — and the rest of the world — to take a stronger stance on climate change mounted this week, during the United Nations Climate Action Summit....
2019-09-26 15:34

'Science on climate crisis is undeniable', Prince Harry says It’s a race against time and one we are losing’, says Harry as he visits reforestation project in BotswanaPrince Harry has said the science on the climate crisis is undeniable as, led by Greta Thunberg, the “world’s children are striking” to force ac...
2019-09-26 17:34

Nationwide night of debate on Oct. 3 to focus on climate change A national non-partisan group has organized an evening of more than 100 debates across Canada to help you determine where your candidate stands on climate change....
2019-09-26 23:00

How Alberta’s oil and gas sector is using technology to fight climate change In Alberta, the oil and gas sector is making efforts to reduce its environmental impact, however the industry still faces rising greenhouse-gas emissions....
2019-09-26 23:00

'Nothing else matters': school climate strikes sweep New Zealand Tens of thousands turn out for protests as activists deliver letter calling on parliament to declare climate emergencyTens of thousands of children and adults in New Zealand have stopped work and school on Friday to take part in the country’s third c...
2019-09-27 06:00

Scientists to Drift With Arctic Ice to Study Climate Change The Mosaic expedition, a $155 million undertaking five years in the making, aims for a better understanding of how global warming will affect the Arctic. ...
2019-09-27 14:34

World leaders gather for climate summit at UN headquarters Over 60 world leaders gathered at the UN headquarters in New York to discuss climate action. US President Donald Trump made a brief appearance before leaving.        ...
2019-09-23 20:00

Japan’s environment minister says climate fight has to be ‘sexy’ NEW YORK – Japan’s new environment minister, Shinjiro Koizumi, pledged on Sunday to mobilize young people to push his coal-dependent country toward a low-carbon future by making the fight against climate change “sexy” and “fun.” Koizumi was spe...
2019-09-23 19:34

Climate Protesters and World Leaders: Same Planet, Different Worlds Friday’s global climate protests put the gap between activists and many of the world leaders preparing to meet in New York City next week into stark focus....
2019-09-21 19:00

Greta Thunberg speaks at UN Youth Climate Summit Young people are an "unstoppable" force in pressuring world leaders to act on climate change, teenage activist Greta Thunberg told a United Nations panel on Saturday. (Sept. 21)        ...
2019-09-21 19:00

Students, activists march to demand climate action Tens of thousands of students, workers and activists took to the streets in major U.S. cities to demand government action on global warming. They were part of a wave of protests that swept the globe Friday a head of a U.N. summit. (Sept. 20)  &#...
2019-09-21 19:00

After strikes, youth climate activists keep pressure on leaders Young climate change activists delivered a strong message to United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres on Saturday: If elected officials do not take strong actions to combat climate change, they will be voted out of office....
2019-09-21 20:00

Trump will steal UN climate summit thunder with event of his own President Trump will direct a pointed snub at climate-change activists on the first day of the United Nations General Assembly Monday when leaders of 60 nations gather for the annual climate change summit. Trump will be in New York, too — but will ho...
2019-09-21 20:34

Friday's Climate Strike Through the Eyes of a Student Photojournalist Earther is working with student journalists to cover Friday’s climate strikes. This story is part of a series of pieces showing the strike through their eyes.Read more......
2019-09-21 21:00

Why Moscow's Climate Strike Turnout Was Devastatingly Small As Earther reported from New York, 4 million people in 150 countries turned out for a gigantic global climate strike, a resounding demand to world leaders to act on climate change. Not so much in Russia.Read more......
2019-09-21 21:00

Arctic expedition to investigate 'epicenter of climate change' Scientists from 19 countries are preparing to embark on a year-long expedition to the Arctic, the longest project of its kind, to better understand global climate change....
2019-09-21 21:00

British and French Climate Activists Step Up Protests (PARIS) — Environmental activists in Britain and France stepped up campaigns Saturday to get their governments to confront climate change with greater urgency, part of a week of global climate actions. Thousands of people marched in south Paris...
2019-09-22 00:00

Friday's global strike was likely the largest climate rally ever The Global Climate Strike that encouraged kids to walk out of school could be the biggest climate rally ever. But estimates are still rolling in.        ...
2019-09-22 00:34

Greta Thunberg kicks off UN's youth climate summit The climate summit came just a day after millions of people took to the streets across the world as part of the Global Climate Strike. Thunberg hit out at older generations for doing little to curb carbon emissions....
2019-09-22 10:00

Greta Thunberg kicks off UN Youth Climate Summit The climate summit came just a day after millions of people took to the streets across the world as part of the Global Climate Strike. Thunberg hit out at older generations for doing little to curb carbon emissions....
2019-09-22 19:00

Current climate targets 'no longer enough', UN envoy tells Sky Commitments made under the Paris climate agreement are now no longer enough to limit global warming to acceptable levels, the United Nations Special Envoy for Climate Change has told Sky News....
2019-09-23 01:34

Boris Johnson unveils £1.2bn for climate and endangered species Announcement comes as PM heads to New York for meeting of UN general assemblyBoris Johnson has unveiled a combined £1.2bn in funding for new efforts to tackle the climate emergency and protect endangered species as he prepares to attend the annual ga...
2019-09-23 08:34

In New York, global climate protesters plead for action Ahead of Monday's United Nations Climate Action Summit, young activists took to the streets and gathered at their own climate conference in New York City. Their message to world leaders: This is a climate emergency....
2019-09-23 12:00

Climate activists plan to block traffic in U.S. capital Activists seeking to pressure U.S. politicians to fight climate change aim to blockade major traffic hubs in the U.S. capital on Monday, drawing attention to a U.N. Climate Summit that will be attended by leaders from about 60 countries....
2019-09-23 14:00

Greta Thunberg to U.N. climate summit: 'you have stolen my dreams' Swedish teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg told world leaders at the opening of a United Nations conference on Monday that they had stolen her childhood with "empty words."...
2019-09-23 19:34

Science on climate crisis is undeniable, Prince Harry says ‘It’s a race against time and one we are losing,’ says Harry as he visits reforestation project in BotswanaPrince Harry has said the science on the climate crisis is undeniable as, led by Greta Thunberg, the “world’s children are striking” to force a...
2019-09-27 21:34

Youth rally around the world in global climate strike From Ghana to the Philippines, South Korea to Mexico, protestors were united in demanding change from political and business leaders over their approach to the growing climate crisis....
2019-09-28 04:00

UK ‘needs billions a year’ to meet 2050 climate targets Report estimates up to £20bn a year in investment needed to build net-zero carbon economyThe UK will need investment worth billions of pounds every year to remove enough greenhouse gases from the air to meet its 2050 climate targets, according to a r...
2019-09-28 08:34

BBC's Seven Worlds, One Planet shines spotlight on climate crisis New Attenborough series aims to be as influential as Blue Planet II was on plastic wasteA new BBC natural history series narrated by Sir David Attenborough airing later this month will have a conservationist message about the impact of the climate cr...
2019-10-08 01:00

'Sorry, this is an emergency': Climate protesters block streets around the world Thousands of climate-change protesters took to the streets in cities around the world on Monday, launching two weeks of peaceful civil disobedience to demand immediate action to cut carbon emissions and avert an ecological disaster....
2019-10-08 02:34

Op-Ed: Investors are getting closer to a climate change tipping point No investor can afford to ignore climate change, but the corporations that emit the most greenhouse gas in the world are behind on plans for a carbon-neutral future. They will take their investors down with them if they are not pressed into action....
2019-10-08 04:00

US denies protections for tree threatened by climate change ANCHORAGE, Alaska — An iconic Alaska tree with roots that can freeze to death if not covered by snow was rejected Friday by a federal agency for the threatened species list. The US Fish and Wildlife Service said that yellow cedar does not warrant add...
2019-10-08 04:34

Over 300 arrests as London climate-change activists vow more protests London police have made more than 300 arrests as climate-change protesters, labelled "uncooperative crusties" by Prime Minister Boris Johnson, continued two weeks of civil disobedience to push for more to be done to protect the environment....
2019-10-08 15:34

Incoming top EU climate official pledges to tax polluting imports The EU will start work immediately on a tax on polluting foreign firms to shelter EU businesses striving to meet a goal to be climate neutral by 2050, the senior official set to take responsibility for climate in the new European Commission said on T...
2019-10-09 00:34

German cabinet approves climate protection measures The German cabinet on Wednesday approved climate protection measures designed to drastically cut greenhouse gas emissions, keeping on track plans by Chancellor Angela Merkel to pass the landmark package this year....
2019-10-09 13:00

Secretive national oil companies hold our climate in their hands State-owned firms such as Saudi Aramco and Gazprom have 90% of known reservesThe businesses controlling the future of the global climate are names most people have never heard of. State-owned companies with rights over the exploitation of national fo...
2019-10-09 15:00

Germany approves climate measures seen as weak by activists The German cabinet on Wednesday approved measures to drastically cut greenhouse gas emissions, paving the way for Chancellor Angela Merkel to pass landmark climate legislation this year....
2019-10-09 18:00

Some corals ‘killed’ by climate change are now returning to life Warm water can leave corals looking dead – but in some cases polyps still survive deep in the coral skeleton and in time they can return the coral to life...
2019-10-09 23:00

Climate change endangers Scotland's archaeological treasures Ancient British structures older than the pyramids are being threatened by climate change, experts have warned, as rising sea levels, heavier rainfall and severe weather events endanger Scotland's......
2019-10-10 11:34

How vested interests tried to turn the world against climate science For decades fossil fuel majors tried to fight the consensus – just as big tobacco once disputed that smoking killsRevealed: top UK thinktank spent decades undermining climate scienceIn 1998 a public relations consultant called Joe Walker wrote to the...
2019-10-10 18:00

Climate change is threatening the world’s archaeological treasures Ancient British structures older than the pyramids are being threatened by climate change, experts have warned, as rising sea levels, heavier rainfall and severe weather events endanger the historical sites....
2019-10-10 18:34

The obscure law that explains why Google backs climate deniers Company wants to curry favour with conservatives to protect its ‘section 230’ legal immunityRevealed: Google made large contributions to climate change deniersWhen Eric Schmidt was asked on a radio show in 2014 why Google was supporting an ultra-cons...
2019-10-11 08:34

Extinction Rebellion protesters call on BBC to 'tell climate truth' Activists block entrance to headquarters of BBC, accusing it of staying silent on crisisExtinction Rebellion activists have called on the BBC to “tell the full truth” about the climate crisis as they protested outside its headquarters in central Lond...
2019-10-11 11:34

Climate Change Protesters Block BBC Headquarters In London Extinction Rebellion protesters blocked the BBC's headquarters on Friday, calling on Britain's public service broadcaster to treat climate change with the same gravity as World War Two and tell the......
2019-10-11 13:00

Political polarisation over climate crisis has surged under Trump Revealed: divide exacerbated by fossil fuel industry’s record contribution to RepublicansWhy we need political action to tackle the oil, coal and gas companies - video explainerDonald Trump’s presidency has ushered in an era of unprecedented polarisa...
2019-10-11 16:34

German government accused of watering down climate bill The German government has rejected claims that several elements of its proposed climate change law had been scaled back. Critics say the original bill was already too weak to allow Germany to reach global climate goals....
2019-10-08 00:00

'Extinction Rebellion' ups the ante in protests against climate change The activist group organized global sit-ins and boycotts on Monday to force radical action on climate change. DW attended one demonstration in Berlin to learn the group's motivations....
2019-10-08 00:00

Climate Change Memes for Angry and Terrified Teens As Earther’s social editor and the youngest person on Gizmodo’s staff, our writers and editors frequently come to me with questions like “What do The Youth want?” and “What is a VSCO girl?” This has put me in a strange position as teens have yeeted t...
2019-09-28 19:34

Thousands take part in Winnipeg’s strike for climate action Thousands of people -- including many students -- gathered at the Manitoba Legislature Friday, joining others across the globe calling for action on climate change....
2019-09-29 10:00

Citing climate risk, investors bet against mortgage market David Burt helped two of the protagonists of Michael Lewis' book The Big Short bet against the U.S. mortgage market in the run-up to the 2008 financial crisis. Now he's betting against the market again, but this time, the risk is not from underwater ...
2019-09-29 15:34

A successful climate plan must also tackle the housing crisis The Democratic nominee should be able to answer the question: what will your climate plan do for the housing crisis? For years, when the climate movement called for “connecting the dots,” they meant linking extreme weather to the broader story of hum...
2019-10-01 20:00

Bad ancestors: does the climate crisis violate the rights of those yet to be born? Our environmental vandalism has made urgent the question of ethical responsibilities across decades and centuriesWhat if climate breakdown is a violation of the rights of those yet to be born? Finally, this urgent question seems to be getting the att...
2019-10-01 20:00

Putin implies teen climate activist is being manipulated Russian President Vladimir Putin has suggested 16-year-old Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg may have been manipulated to serve the interests of others...
2019-10-03 01:00

Gandhi-ji Would Have Liked Indians To Tackle Climate Change: S Jaishankar Mahatma Gandhi would have liked Indians to focus on the issue of climate change, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar has said, stressing that the fight against this global challenge is much larger......
2019-10-03 16:00

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2019-10-03 21:34

UN’s Guterres: Broad climate ‘movement’ has begun, but there’s a long way to go When it comes to the climate emergency, “we have a long way to go. But the movement has begun,” UN Secretary-General António Guterres declared in a widely-distributed opinion piece on Thursday, reaffirming his concern over the threats posed by a warm...
2019-10-04 01:00

UK National Theatre to end Shell link in 'climate emergency' Britain's National Theatre has decided to end its partnership with energy group Royal Dutch Shell as part of a broader "climate emergency" initiative to reduce its carbon impact....
2019-10-04 20:34

Investors are getting closer to a climate change tipping point No investor can afford to ignore climate change, but the corporations that emit the most greenhouse gas in the world are behind on plans for a carbon-neutral future. They will take their investors down with them if they are not pressed into action....
2019-10-05 04:00

UPDATE 2-UK police arrest 10 climate activists before protests British police arrested 10 climate change activists in London ahead of a planned new round of protests by Extinction Rebellion on Monday, police said....
2019-10-05 21:00

German government waters down climate bill — report German government is preparing a law to fight climate change, but many of its elements have now been cut or scaled back, the Spiegel magazine has reported. The news comes ahead of an Extinction Rebellion rally....
2019-10-07 10:00

Extinction Rebellion climate protests kick off in Berlin Protesters around the world are calling on governments to do more to avoid climate catastrophe. Germany was following in the footsteps of Australia and New Zealand, where arrests had been made due to disobedience....
2019-10-07 10:00

London police arrest 135 climate change protesters London's Metropolitan Police have arrested 135 people taking part in protests organized by the climate change protest group Extinction Rebellion, the police said on Monday....
2019-10-07 14:34

'Sorry, this is an emergency': Climate protesters block streets around world Thousands of climate activists took to the streets of cities around the world on Monday, launching two weeks of peaceful civil disobedience to demand immediate action to cut carbon emissions and avert an ecological disaster....
2019-10-07 17:00

London police arrest 276 climate change protesters London's Metropolitan Police said on Monday it had so far arrested 267 people taking part in demonstrations organized by the climate change protest group Extinction Rebellion....
2019-10-07 22:34

Climate-change protesters block BBC headquarters in London Extinction Rebellion protesters blocked the BBC's headquarters on Friday, calling on Britain's public service broadcaster to treat climate change with the same gravity as World War Two and tell the public the truth....
2019-10-12 03:34

The climate strike in portraits: the signs, faces and reasons Photographer Bryan Thomas took portraits of the people participating in the climate strike in New York FridayPhotographs by Bryan Thomas Friday saw hundreds of thousands of young people take to the streets to protest against climate change. In New Yo...
2019-09-21 17:34

David Wallace-Wells: ‘There are many cases of climate hypocrisy’ The journalist and author on the climate crisis and how the US and China will be key to averting disasterDavid Wallace-Wells is the deputy editor of New York magazine. In July 2017, he wrote a long-form essay about the dire prospects for human civili...
2019-08-25 12:34

Which Democrat has the best climate crisis plan? Compare their scores Environmental groups rate Democrats’ plans and records ahead of CNN’s town hall focusing on the climate crisisDemocrats will pit their climate plans against each other on Wednesday at a seven-hour CNN town hall, as world scientists warn the window is...
2019-09-05 07:00

Trump's rollback of climate regulations will be felt far beyond his presidency In almost every corner of his administration, President Donald Trump has veered sharply from the policies of his predecessor -- and even past Republicans....
2019-09-05 08:00

| 'Climate of fear': UN warns of Burundi atrocities before polls Burundi is at risk of a new wave of atrocities as it approaches next year's elections with an unresolved political crisis and a president who is increasingly portrayed as a "divine" ruler, UN investigators say....
2019-09-05 09:34

Floridians still divided over climate crisis as Dorian rages Despite the hurricane, local residents question scientists’ conclusions. But those in power are showing signs of acceptanceDoreen Auciello, 63, was finishing a continental breakfast in a hotel in Daytona Beach, Florida – home of the famous speedway r...
2019-09-05 14:34

Climate Town Hall Glossary: We Define Some Terms The 2020 Democratic presidential candidates dove into the weeds at times, providing an alphabet soup of chemical compounds, federal programs and shorthand....
2019-09-05 20:00

Democratic candidates debate best way to fight climate change Several Democratic presidential candidates showed up to a town hall debate Wednesday night to push their plans to fight climate change, after most have unveiled costly proposals to try and scale back the phenomenon....
2019-09-06 02:00

Big Oil undermines U.N. climate goals with $50 billion of new projects: report Major oil companies have approved $50 billion of projects since last year that will not be economically viable if governments implement the Paris Agreement on climate change, think-tank Carbon Tracker said in a report published on Friday....
2019-09-06 02:34

Germany's Angela Merkel urges China to do more for climate German Chancellor Angela Merkel has underlined the importance of international cooperation on both global warming and global trade in a speech to Chinese students. She also criticized China's social credit system....
2019-09-08 03:34

Amazon Employees Will Walk Out Over Climate Change Inaction The planned event will mark the first time in Amazon's 25-year history that workers at the company's Seattle headquarters have participated in a strike....
2019-09-10 04:00

World must invest $1.8 trillion to take on climate change — report A global commission — which includes billionaire Bill Gates and former UN chief Ban Ki-moon — has called on nations to invest now to protect against the effects of climate change....
2019-09-10 16:34

New EU chief names team for climate and global challenges The European Union must lead the fight against climate change, build ties with the United States and Africa and face up to a more assertive China, the incoming chief of the EU executive said on Tuesday....
2019-09-10 18:34

Angela Merkel demands more climate action and less hate The German chancellor told the Bundestag Germany must address climate protection, digitalization, and xenophobia. The opposition accused her of "deindustrializing" the country in the name of a "green-leftist ideology."...
2019-09-11 19:00

Brazil foreign minister says 'there is no climate change catastrophe' Brazil's Foreign Minister Ernesto Araujo denied on Wednesday that his country was burning down the Amazon rainforest and said unfounded alarm over global climate change was threatening Brazilian sovereignty....
2019-09-12 03:00

Estonia's EU energy candidate questioned on climate credentials Estonia's candidate for European energy commissioner, Kadri Simson, insisted on Thursday she is committed to climate goals as she was pressed by EU lawmakers over her country's reluctance to back the bloc's ambitions for zero emissions by 2050....
2019-10-04 05:00

The Tech Innovations We Need to Happen if We’re Going to Survive Climate Change Harry Campbell for TIME In the 1970s, the U.S. Department of Energy poured money into making practical a miraculous technology: the ability to convert sunlight into electricity. Solar energy was a pipe dream, far too expensive and unreliable to be co...
2019-09-12 17:00

Hello From the Year 2050. We Avoided the Worst of Climate Change — But Everything Is Different Let’s imagine for a moment that we’ve reached the middle of the century. It’s 2050, and we have a moment to reflect—the climate fight remains the consuming battle of our age, but its most intense phase may be in our rearview m...
2019-09-12 17:00

Meet 15 Women Leading the Fight Against Climate Change From sinking islands to drought-ridden savannas, women bear an outsize burden of the global—warming crisis, largely because of gender inequalities. In many parts of the world, women hold traditional roles as the primary caregivers in families a...
2019-09-12 17:00

Climate Town Hall Glossary, We Define Some Terms The 2020 Democratic presidential candidates dove into the weeds at times, providing an alphabet soup of chemical compounds, federal programs and shorthand....
2019-09-05 05:00

Democrats Say Their Climate Plans Will Create Jobs. It’s Not So Simple. Fighting climate change can create jobs, experts say, but politicians' estimates might not capture the complex reality of what that growth could look like....
2019-09-05 00:34