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Storm Barry's threat to New Orleans heightened by climate change: scientists

Tropical Storm Barry, which is expected to flood New Orleans and threaten lives along the Mississippi River, is being fueled by warmth in the Gulf of Mexico that was likely exacerbated by c...

Storm Barry's threat to New Orleans heightened by climate change: scientists

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Tropical Storm Barry nears New Orleans, raising flood threat Nervous New Orleans residents prepared to flee as Tropical Storm Barry closed in on Thursday, with forecasts of "extreme rain" and more flooding ahea...
05:00, 07/12/2019

New Orleans, Gulf Coast face flooding threat from likely Tropical Storm Barry A brewing tropical weather system in the Gulf of Mexico is bringing widespread flash flooding across New Orleans on Wednesday, as forecasters warn th...
21:17, 07/10/2019

New Orleans Faces a Major Flood Threat as Tropical Storm Barry Approaches [Updating] Tropical Storm Barry just officially formed this morning, but water is already bearing down on New Orleans. The situation looks bad, to say the least...
18:32, 07/11/2019

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. ...
11:00, 06/01/2019

Mission in the Arctic will trap scientists in ice to study climate change Scientists plan to sail the ship into the Arctic Ocean, anchor it to a large piece of sea ice and allow the water to freeze around them, effectively ...
02:16, 07/04/2019

Reindeer are eating seaweed to survive climate change, scientists say As the planet warms due to climate change, the Arctic winters are seeing longer open water spells and less sea ice. It also now rains more often than...
16:16, 05/04/2019

Climate change is taking its toll on Greek monuments, say scientists Climate change is threatening ancient Greek monuments, among them the Acropolis, one of the most-visited archaeological sites in the world, scientist...
16:32, 06/25/2019

Chile's Southern Patagonia Ice Field ruptured by climate change: scientists Chile's 12,000 square kilometer (4,633 square mile) Southern Patagonia Ice Field split in two and is likely to continue to fracture amid climate chan...
04:00, 05/24/2019

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 tou...
17:48, 06/20/2019

Scientists Predict Climate Change Will Make Dangerous Heat Waves Far More Common People all across the U.S. have been sweating through heat waves this summer, and new research suggests they should get used to it. Over the next cen...
22:16, 07/16/2019

Climate change is a threat, but it could be an economic boon. We just took the first step. The climate challenge is a chance for transformative growth on a scale with the industrial and information revolutions. America should lead the way. ...
19:32, 05/02/2019

Destruction of nature is as big a threat to humanity as climate change A million species are threatened by human activity, but it's not too late to save what's left of our planet's biodiversity, says a major new UN repor...
16:32, 05/06/2019

Pence dodges saying climate change is threat to the country WASHINGTON – Vice President Mike Pence won’t say whether climate change is a threat to the United States. On Sunday the vice president sat down...
22:48, 06/23/2019

Trump U.N. pick Craft says climate change a threat to planet U.S. President Donald Trump's pick to be United Nations ambassador acknowledged on Wednesday that climate change is a threat and pledged to recuse he...
22:32, 06/19/2019

Antibiotic resistance as big a threat as climate change – chief medic Dame Sally Davies calls for Extinction Rebellion-style campaign to raise awarenessProtests against climate change should be extended to the other gre...
16:32, 05/01/2019

Trump UN Pick Kelly Craft Says Climate Change A Threat To Planet US President Donald Trump's pick to be United Nations ambassador acknowledged on Wednesday that climate change is a threat and pledged to recuse hers...
01:48, 06/20/2019

Central banks' key policy goals are under threat from climate change, warns UBS Central banks around the world must proactively fight climate change in their own investment portfolios in order to safeguard their key priorities, a...
21:32, 07/02/2019

Finally Some Good News: Scientists Have Concluded That Climate Change Will Not Affect The Size Of This Kid’s Fascinatingly Humongous Head With news of catastrophic storms and record-setting heat waves coming at a near-weekly clip, there’s never a shortage of stories about the damage cli...
16:32, 07/01/2019

Tropical Storm Barry prompts storm surge, flood warnings: Why is New Orleans at an increased risk? As Tropical Storm Barry continues to barrel toward the Louisiana coast, flooding and rainfall are increasingly becoming a concern — especially for th...
04:16, 07/13/2019

Beto O'Rourke releases $5T plan to fight climate change, the 'greatest threat we face' 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke released a plan Monday to combat climate change, vowing to mobilize $5 trillion in spending over...
11:48, 05/02/2019

Climate change recognized as ‘threat multiplier’, UN Security Council debates its impact on peace As climate change is increasingly recognized as a “threat multiplier” by scientists, political representatives, and civil society across the world, t...
20:48, 04/28/2019

U.S. Refuses to Recognize Threat of Arctic Climate Change as Trump Official Cheers Melting Sea Ice A rational person looking at the collapse of the Arctic as we’ve known it for at least 115,000 years would see an ecological and humanitarian crisis....
19:32, 05/07/2019

Kamala Harris brands Trump as a national security threat embracing 'science fiction' on climate change Kamala Harris said in Thursday night’s Democratic debate that President Trump’s inaction on climate change and skepticism of science is a danger to t...
06:32, 06/28/2019

Mayor: New Orleans can't pump its way out of storm The mayor of New Orleans says the city's water pumps are "working at optimal capacity" as Tropical Storm Barry moves toward the state's Gul...
23:32, 07/11/2019

Storm Barry is heading towards New Orleans – how big is the risk? Almost 14 years after Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans faces possible disaster again, with huge rainfall and Tropical Storm Barry posing twin threats t...
16:16, 07/12/2019

Factbox: Barry could be latest storm to batter New Orleans Tropical Storm Barry was headed toward New Orleans on Thursday, and forecast to gain strength and become this year's first Atlantic hurricane, the la...
00:16, 07/12/2019

| Brace for Barry: New Orleans girds for 'extreme' storm Tropical Storm Barry gathered strength as it chugged toward water-logged New Orleans, which girded for heavy rains, storm surge and flooding that pos...
16:00, 07/12/2019

'Life-threatening' Tropical Storm Barry heads towards New Orleans New Orleans officials warned city residents to stock up on supplies and prepare to shelter in their homes on Friday as "life-threatening" Tropical St...
20:16, 07/12/2019

Trump Declares State Of Emergency As New Orleans Braces For Storm US President Donald Trump has declared a state of emergency as Tropical Storm Barry bears down on New Orleans, as the southern city braces for extrem...
13:16, 07/12/2019

Rainfall floods New Orleans streets, in taste of storm ahead Rainfall flooded streets of New Orleans on Wednesday, in the first effects from a weather system churning in the Gulf of Mexico that could grow into ...
21:48, 07/10/2019

Tropical Storm Barry gains strength as it heads towards New Orleans New Orleans residents stocked up on supplies and prepared their homes on Friday as a strengthening Tropical Storm Barry threatened severe rain and fl...
19:16, 07/12/2019

New Orleans' levees face a hard test as storm bears down As Tropical Storm Barry threatened New Orleans, the height of the city's river levees was the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' greatest concer...
14:32, 07/12/2019

New Orleans prepares for Tropical Storm Barry as it approaches shore Storm, which is approaching hurricane speeds, could cause dangerous flooding with the swollen Mississippi RiverTropical Storm Barry, currently circul...
17:48, 07/12/2019

New Orleans Faces Catastrophic Flooding Ahead of Possible Tropical Storm Would-be Tropical Storm Barry is still a day or more away from forming, let alone making landfall. But the developing system’s impacts are already be...
20:16, 07/10/2019

Heavy rains flood New Orleans streets in taste of storm ahead New Orleans was hit with widespread flooding on Wednesday from heavy rain spawned from a weather system that forecasters warned could grow into a hur...
03:48, 07/11/2019

Rain, flooding follow Storm Barry as it spins north from New Orleans Storm Barry trudged through northwestern Louisiana on Sunday, weakening to a tropical depression but dropping up to 15 inches (38 cm) of rain in some...
01:00, 07/15/2019

New Orleans hunkers down as Tropical Storm Barry approaches Louisiana coast Coastal Louisiana felt the first blow from Tropical Storm Barry's winds early on Friday as the slow-moving tempest was forecast to become the first A...
17:32, 07/12/2019

Storm Barry bears down on New Orleans with 'extreme rain,' flooding risk Some residents and visitors prepared to flee New Orleans on Thursday as Tropical Storm Barry closed in and officials warned of "extreme rain" and flo...
00:16, 07/12/2019

Storm Barry threatens to overwhelm New Orleans' century-old pump system The rain started pounding New Orleans about the time Jeff Carerras put on his morning pot of coffee. Before it was done brewing, floodwaters were lap...
21:48, 07/12/2019

Tropical Storm Expected to Form in Gulf as Rain Pounds New Orleans With the Mississippi already running high, the threat of a storm surge and more heavy rain has New Orleans bracing for flooding when the storm reache...
23:48, 07/10/2019

Storm may push Mississippi River to tops of levees that protect New Orleans New Orleans is protected to river level of 20ft but was forecast to rise above flood stage to 19ft by FridayA tropical weather system was expected on...
18:32, 07/10/2019

Storm Barry moves inland from New Orleans, leaves rain and flooding in its wake Tropical Storm Barry trudged through northwestern Louisiana on Sunday, threatening tornadoes and dropping up to 15 inches of rain in some places to c...
17:48, 07/14/2019

New Orleans braces as Tropical Storm Barry forms; expected to hit as a hurricane Saturday Tropical Storm Barry formed in the Gulf of Mexico and is expected to hit Louisiana and already-soaked New Orleans as a hurricane Saturday.  ...
20:00, 07/11/2019

New Orleans braces for flooding, Trump declares emergency ahead of Storm Barry New Orleans braced for severe flooding with residents told to hunker down as a growing tropical storm in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico headed for landfall ...
13:00, 07/12/2019

Hurricane Barry prompts storm surge, flood warnings: Why is New Orleans at an increased risk? As Hurricane Barry reaches the Louisiana coast, flooding and rainfall are increasingly becoming a concern — especially for the city of New Orleans, w...
18:16, 07/13/2019

Kids can help skeptical parents change mind on climate change: study A study released this week by North Carolina State University showed the sway kids can have over adults in the contentious debate over climate change...
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Kids can make sceptical parents change their minds on climate change A special curriculum for kids helped them persuade their parents to see climate change as a threat, and it had the most effect on conservative parent...
22:32, 05/06/2019

Tropical Storm Barry could dump 20 inches of rain on New Orleans, nearing levees' limits Tropical Storm Barry is on track to hit Louisiana Saturday as a likely hurricane, but the danger is not from high wind but heavy rain and flooding. ...
17:00, 07/12/2019

A potential tropical storm in the Gulf of Mexico is moving toward Louisiana. It could put New Orleans' river levees to the test. Matthew Hinton/AP New Orleans was hit with flash floods today as a band of rainy weather in the Gulf of Mexico inches closer to the Louisiana coast....
10:32, 07/11/2019

Tropical Storm Barry could breach New Orleans' river levees. Here’s how the levee system works and how much it can withstand. Tropical Storm Barry is strengthening in the Gulf of Mexico as it heads toward the Louisiana coast. It's forecasted to make landfall as a Category 1 ...
09:48, 07/13/2019

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, crisi...
19:32, 05/20/2019

Britain's Guardian newspaper tells staff to avoid saying 'climate change,' use 'climate emergency, crisis or breakdown' instead Britain's Guardian newspaper is officially changing its language concerning climate change, opting to call it instead “climate emergency, crisis or b...
20:00, 05/17/2019

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 s...
00:32, 05/22/2019

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 ...
21:16, 06/13/2019

Midweek Storm Threat The flash flood watch is extended through Thursday evening- we’re capping off days of torrential rain with a chance for a few strong to severe ...
10:48, 06/19/2019

Scientists warn that 'storm chasers' are hurting research and causing danger The art and science of “storm chasing” was once a niche pastime involving a few meteorologists and researchers with a car, a long-lens camera, and a ...
23:16, 06/04/2019

Storm Threat Rising Thursday This isn’t a slam dunk setup for severe weather but we’ll see a chance developing Thursday afternoon & evening. It’s looking like i...
10:32, 05/09/2019

New Orleans Mayor: city 'spared' by storm The mayor of New Orleans says the city is "beyond lucky" after tropical storm Barry failed to cause significant flooding or damage in the city over t...
22:00, 07/15/2019

Multiday Storm Threat Fires Up Midweek Here we go- after a couple of beautiful early June days active weather is on the rise. A slight risk for severe storms holds across the majority of t...
12:48, 06/05/2019

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13:48, 06/24/2019

Tropical Storm Barry: Why Rainfall Is Its Biggest Threat The slow-moving storm is making its way toward an expected landfall on Saturday, possibly as a hurricane. The Louisiana coast should prepare for rain...
20:16, 07/11/2019

Tropical Storm Barry: Why Rainfall Is the Biggest Threat The slow-moving storm is making its way toward an expected landfall on Saturday, possibly as a hurricane. The Louisiana coast should prepare for rain...
03:48, 07/12/2019

Storm far off Mexico grows into hurricane; no threat to land A storm far off Mexico’s southern coast has strengthened into the second hurricane of the eastern Pacific season, though the U.S. National Hurricane ...
01:48, 07/02/2019

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22:00, 07/16/2019

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19:32, 07/12/2019

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, eff...
22:48, 07/04/2019

Louisiana faces three-way flood threat as Tropical Storm Barry approaches A low pressure system swooping across the Gulf of Mexico has become a tropical storm and is expected to reach hurricane strength before making landfa...
21:48, 07/11/2019

Climate scientists partner with McKinsey to push companies to self-regulate Leading climate science institute Woods Hole Research Center is taking its first run at directly influencing corporate behavior on climate change thr...
22:00, 06/04/2019

Storm threat shuts down U.S. coastal refinery, adding to offshore oil production losses Threatened flooding from a storm in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico that has cut nearly a third of the region's oil production has forced the shutdown of a c...
16:00, 07/11/2019

The trees told us: Scientists see fingerprint of warming climate on droughts from 1900 The secret was in the trees. Looking at tree rings from ancient trees, scientists in a new study say they've finally found the fingerprint of hu...
03:16, 05/02/2019

Barrier Reef corals help scientists calibrate ancient climate records Corals can help scientists track ancient climate patterns, but new research suggests that traditional analysis methods for analyzing coral's ancient ...
01:16, 06/19/2019

Climate protesters storm open-pit mine in western Germany Hundreds of climate change activists broke through a police cordon and stormed into one of Germany’s biggest lignite coal mines Saturday, two days af...
18:16, 06/22/2019

No flights, a four-day week and living off-grid: what climate scientists do at home to save the planet What changes have the experts made to their own lives to tackle the climate emergency? ‘We need to reduce our capacity and urge to consume’ Continue ...
13:48, 06/29/2019

Scientists found a billion-year-old fungus, and it could change our understanding of how life migrated to land Corentin Loron/University of Liege/Reuters Scientists discovered fossils of the oldest known fungus in the Canadian arctic. Fungi include mushrooms,...
00:32, 05/24/2019

Coal protests in Germany: Climate activists storm Garzweiler mine Protesters here, police there — one group wants to stop coal mining, the other is trying to stop them. Protests, a ritual in the Rhineland, are getti...
21:48, 06/22/2019

Tropical Storm Barry brings 'significant flooding threat' as officials warn of snakes, alligators in water After making landfall in Louisiana, Tropical Storm Barry contributed making its slow trek northward on Sunday across the region, bringing the threat ...
00:48, 07/15/2019

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 Nati...
07:48, 06/06/2019

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18:32, 05/16/2019

Mike Pence repeatedly refuses to say climate crisis is a threat to US Trump VP resists direct questioning in CNN interviewEPA moved this week to roll back Obama Clean Power PlanAt the end of a week in which the Trump ad...
21:32, 06/23/2019

Climate crisis: flooding threat ‘may force UK towns to be abandoned’ Environment Agency calls for urgent action to protect country from river and coastal floodsEntire communities might need to be moved away from coasts...
02:00, 05/09/2019

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 panic...
19:16, 05/13/2019

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...
23:00, 05/20/2019

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11:16, 06/27/2019

Climate change is likely to take a backseat at the G-20 summit. Here’s why. Experts say Trump's climate skepticism, coupled with his readiness to start trade wars, have caused world leaders to carefully avoid running afoul of...
16:00, 06/27/2019

Australians overwhelmingly agree climate emergency is the nation's number one threat Lowy poll showing two thirds of people say global warming is serious problem comes as shock UN report finds one million species at risk of extinction...
03:16, 05/08/2019

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 s...
16:48, 07/09/2019

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...
11:00, 06/03/2019

Teachers grapple with teaching climate change Teachers across the country describe struggles finding trustworthy materials to help them teach climate change. (May 15)     ...
16:32, 05/15/2019

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21:00, 07/02/2019

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11:00, 05/02/2019

Rains like no other: Iraq is tested in era of climate change After years of meager rains and scorching summers, the wettest winter in a generation has revived Iraq's famous rivers and filled its lakes, bringing...
12:48, 05/02/2019

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23:32, 07/06/2019

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 promot...
09:00, 07/01/2019

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 increa...
13:48, 06/30/2019

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 a...
21:32, 05/28/2019

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 ...
19:16, 06/28/2019

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...
15:32, 07/16/2019

Will climate change swing Australian election? "This is the climate election," declared Queensland Greens Senator Larissa Waters at a Brisbane forum, weeks before the Australian election this mont...
11:32, 05/08/2019

Could climate change submerge Joe Biden's presidential bid? The former vice-president has yet to put forward a plan to address global warming, which polls suggest is the single most important issue for Democra...
09:32, 05/12/2019

Can Humans Help Trees Outrun Climate Change? A dark synergy of extreme weather and emboldened pests could imperil vast stretches of woodland. Foresters are only starting to wrestle with solution...
20:00, 04/28/2019

Aid funding must recognise climate change emergency, say MPs ‘Extreme, huge, and existential’ threat posed by climate change must be a central consideration when distributing aidThe British government’s aid spe...
19:32, 05/08/2019

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 201...
01:48, 06/13/2019

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 ove...
14:32, 07/18/2019

Germany split over planned climate change law BERLIN — Germany’s environment minister on Monday backed a European proposal to virtually eliminate man-made greenhouse gas emissions by mid-century,...
02:48, 05/14/2019

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19:48, 07/01/2019

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 Meteorolog...
18:48, 06/28/2019

Brazil cancels another UN climate change event After backing out of hosting the 2019 U.N. climate summit, Brazil is now canceling a United Nations climate change event that was to be held in Augus...
23:48, 05/14/2019

More and More Countries Agree on This Climate Change Goal. But Will It Work? As lawmakers around the world debate how best to fight climate change, one goal is rapidly becoming standard: net-zero emissions by 2050. That means ...
23:16, 06/21/2019

Radiohead Is Selling Its 'Hacked' Archives In the Name of Climate Change If you hate climate change but love Radiohead, man do I have a two-for-one deal for you. The band has released 18 hours of OK Computer-era recordings...
06:32, 06/12/2019

Climate Change Is Our Generation's Chernobyl Moment to Tell the Truth HBO’s Chernobyl miniseries has reinvigorated our collective fascination with the 1986 nuclear disaster that may have in part contributed to the Sovie...
19:32, 06/06/2019

Climate change could end human civilization by 2050: report A harrowing new climate change report warns we may be on the way to extinction, claiming there is a "high likelihood" human civilization will come to...
03:16, 06/04/2019

San Francisco Fed Wants to Reward Banks for Climate-Change Loans The Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco says banks can get extra credit for making loans that help communities adapt to climate change and prepare ...
22:48, 06/17/2019

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 be...
02:32, 07/10/2019

Nearly two dozen Democrats want to be president. Only two have a climate change plan Scientists have warned that governments have about 11 years to enact large-scale climate legislation to stop global warmingOf the nearly two dozen De...
10:32, 05/08/2019

Climate change protesters arrested outside New York Times NEW YORK (AP) — Climate change protesters have been arrested after they blocked traffic outside the New York Times building. The protesters from the ...
22:16, 06/22/2019

UN leader arrives in New Zealand on climate change trip WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has arrived in New Zealand as part of a trip to the South Pacific to highlight...
15:32, 05/12/2019

Here's How Screwed by Climate Change the UK Will Be When the Royal Baby Turns 18 Archie Harrison Montbatten-Windsor, the new royal baby with a funny name and title, has sucked the oxygen out of the new cycle this week. If the head...
05:00, 05/10/2019

U.N. Head: Climate Change Can Prove the Value of Collective Action As the head of the United Nations, Secretary-General António Guterres works to solve the world’s thorniest issues from humanitarian cris...
19:00, 06/13/2019

Climate change is having a devastating effect on vital organisms you can’t see Mankind is responsible for dramatic changes to Earths’ climate that may well spell doom for our continued existence on this planet. Scientists ...
01:32, 06/20/2019

British Parliament declares 'climate change emergency' Lawmakers have approved a motion requiring the government to make proposals to "restore the UK's natural environment." The move comes after protester...
01:16, 05/02/2019

Trump’s U.N. nominee breaks with the president on climate change Kelly Craft, the U.S. ambassador to Canada, has investments in the fossil fuel industry and promised to recuse herself from negotiations involving co...
02:16, 06/20/2019

See How Climate Change Has Affected Your Area With 'Warming Stripes' The earth has been warming for decades, but year-to-year changes are hard to watch in real time. Was this winter really less snowy than usual? Now th...
19:16, 06/18/2019

This is a $15 trillion opportunity for farmers to fight climate change Indigo Agriculture launched the Terraton Initiative on Wednesday. It gives farmers financial incentives to implement regenerative practices that remo...
00:00, 06/13/2019

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 Scienc...
08:00, 07/05/2019

Fish and chips could be off the menu by 2050 due to climate change Fish and chips could be off the menu due to global warming, a study warns. Scientists say larger marine species including cod and haddock face being ...
23:48, 06/17/2019

Fed Readying Financial System for Climate-Change Shocks The central bank is ready to respond to climate-change related disruptions to the economy and is working to ensure banks’ resilience following unexpe...
20:32, 05/07/2019

Joe Biden Got Caught Plagiarizing His Climate Change Plan Joe Biden’s 1988 presidential campaign came to an abrupt end well before the first primary due to a plagiarism scandal. 32 years later, his 2020 camp...
22:32, 06/04/2019

Why biodiversity loss hurts humans as much as climate change A UN-backed report says a million species are at risk of extinction, and warns biodiversity loss and failure to conserve ecosystems has catastrophic ...
19:32, 05/06/2019

Climate change threatens peace efforts: researchers The largest peacekeeping missions in the world are in countries most exposed to climate change, according to a Sweden-based research institute. Witho...
02:48, 06/26/2019

Reindeer are eating seaweed to survive climate change As the planet warms due to climate change, the Arctic winters are seeing longer open water spells and less sea ice. It also now rains more often than...
17:48, 05/06/2019

Syrup Is as Canadian as a Maple Leaf. That Could Change With the Climate. A growing body of research suggests that warming temperatures linked to climate change may significantly shrink the range where it’s possible to make...
11:16, 05/03/2019

Climate change threatens peace efforts: SIPRI The largest peacekeeping missions in the world are in countries most exposed to climate change, according to a Sweden-based research institute. Witho...
07:00, 06/26/2019

Won't bow to international pressure on climate change: Prakash Javadekar Holding developed world responsible for much of the effects of climate change, Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar Friday asserted India will not ...
22:00, 06/27/2019

U.S. remains outlier as G20 split over tackling climate change After much wrangling, the Group of 20 major economies on Saturday agreed to disagree on fighting climate change, with the United States dissenting fr...
12:32, 06/29/2019

The Latest: World leaders vow to tackle climate change OSAKA, Japan (AP) — The Latest on the Group of 20 summit meetings in Osaka, Japan (all times local): 4:10 p.m. In the final G-20 communique world lea...
09:32, 06/29/2019

Japan aims for ‘harmony’ at G-20. Is it sidestepping climate change? Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has vowed to show leadership on climate change, but critics say he’s just try to smooth over differences between the United...
15:00, 06/28/2019

Climate change a major topic at Democratic debates The second batch of Democratic presidential hopefuls have had their shot at their views on tackling the United States' most pressing issues, includin...
20:32, 06/28/2019

UN leader travels to Pacific to see climate change firsthand WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says he’s traveling to three South Pacific island nations to see the eff...
11:16, 05/15/2019

Joe Biden would be a disaster for climate change | Kate Aronoff The Democratic contender for president provided details of his climate plan and it was boils down to: business as usualLast year, the Intergovernment...
16:32, 05/13/2019

Climate change added 7F to Europe’s heatwave: study “Climate change is no longer an abstract increase in global mean temperature, but a difference you can feel when you step outside in a heatwave,” sai...
01:00, 07/03/2019

Islanders complain to U.N. over Australia's climate change inaction A group of islanders off Australia's north coast are set to file a human rights complaint to the United Nations against the Australian government on ...
10:48, 05/13/2019

U.S. Scuttles Arctic Accord on Climate Change Policy The disagreement left the Arctic Council, which was formed to help protect the region's fragile environment, unable to issue a joint declaration for ...
15:16, 05/07/2019

U.S. sinks Arctic accord due to climate change differences The United States has refused to sign an agreement on challenges in the Arctic due to discrepancies over climate change wording, diplomats said on Tu...
13:48, 05/07/2019

Climate change made Europe heatwave five times more likely Climate change made last week’s record-breaking European heatwave at least five times more likely to happen, according to a leading group of s...
16:48, 07/02/2019

Answers to Key Questions in Oregon’s Climate Change Walkout Republican lawmakers left the Oregon State Capitol last week over a climate change bill they oppose. As Democrats wait and the police pursue them, th...
22:00, 06/24/2019

Germany pushes climate change as security risk Floods, drought and mass migration: all factors why Germany has made the UN's response to climate change its priority at the Security Council. But po...
23:00, 06/04/2019

US billionaires call for new 'wealth tax' to fight climate change Twenty of the wealthiest people in the US have urged the next president to impose taxes on the rich to combat climate change and increase access to h...
02:16, 06/25/2019

It's Time for Star Trek to Tackle Climate Change It’s a great time to be a Star Trek fan. After years of lying low like a dormant space tardigrade, the franchise is bursting with new life. But while...
02:00, 05/03/2019

Democrats Will Debate in a City Under Siege by Climate Change Activists wanted a Democratic debate focused entirely on climate change. They aren’t getting one, but in Miami this week, the issue will be inescapab...
07:16, 06/25/2019

Democrats Challenge Trump’s UN Nominee On Climate Change WASHINGTON (AP) — Three Democratic senators are calling on President Donald Trump’s nominee to be U.S. ambassador to the United Nations to clar...
21:32, 05/06/2019

Hundreds of puffins are starving to death because of climate change Hundreds of dead seabirds have washed up on an Alaskan island – all apparently starved to death because the warming waters they forage from contain l...
06:48, 05/30/2019

CLIMATE CHANGE FOCUS: Cutting emissions, one bog at a time Farmers and entrepreneurs in rural eastern Europe are helping to tackle climate change while boosting their livelihoods as a result of regenerating a...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Climate Change Has Already Increased Global Inequality. It Will Only Get Worse Scientists have long predicted that warmer temperatures caused by climate change will have the biggest impact on the world’s poorest, most vuln...
18:16, 04/28/2019

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 wallowi...
17:32, 07/16/2019

Jay Inslee Is Running on Climate Change. The Issue Is Catching On, So Why Isn’t He? The Washington governor has long been a leading voice on climate change. He believes he will gain prominence as more voters learn of his record and p...
14:00, 05/24/2019

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 m...
17:16, 07/16/2019

Gullah-Geechee Community: Hear Us On Climate Change ST. HELENA ISLAND, S.C.–Ed Atkins Jr., 68, is proud of his family tradition. He’s a third-generation fisherman and owner of Atkins Live Baits and Loc...
18:32, 05/29/2019

Climate change climbs up U.S. voters' list of concerns NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Climate change is rising up the list of voter concerns in the United States with nearly 40% saying the issue ...
04:00, 05/17/2019

Climate Change Is Bringing Epic Flooding to the Midwest We often focus on coastal cities when we talk about rising waters, but massive rainfall in the middle of the US has put millions at risk, harming the...
23:16, 05/24/2019

Meet the athletes taking action on climate change Basketball, ice climbing, swimming and surfing — professional athletes are using their popularity to shed light on climate change and encourage other...
20:00, 05/17/2019

Activists block UK roads in new climate-change protests Environmental protesters have blocked roads in London and four other British cities in a new wave of demonstrations demanding faster action against c...
16:00, 07/15/2019

In Win for Environmentalists, Senate Keeps an Obama-Era Climate Change Rule Senators voted 51 to 49 to block a measure that would have undone a regulation to control the release of methane from oil and gas wells on public lan...
19:48, 04/28/2019

Riesling wine, holding out between pesticides and climate change Climate change, new pests and diseases are threatening Riesling wine. Warmer temperatures are forcing winemakers to increase the use of plant protect...
15:32, 05/27/2019

Older People Are Contributing to Climate Change, and Suffering From It Growing numbers of seniors are using more energy. They also are most likely to suffer in extreme weather, which has become more common as the planet ...
22:00, 05/24/2019

Greenpeace Gives Joe Biden a D- on Climate Change Report Card Joe Biden got a D-minus on a climate change report card ranking Democratic presidential candidates released Thursday by the liberal environmental gro...
18:32, 05/30/2019

Climate change is hot topic in the European Parliament vote Hungry tourists stream into the glass-fronted balcony of Michael Recktenwald's restaurant on the German island of Langeoog, with its splendid view of...
11:48, 05/24/2019

Here's what Warren Buffett thinks about climate change and investing Warren Buffett, Berkshire Hathaway CEO, owns many businesses exposed to climate change risks, from utilities to insurance companies. Here is how the ...
20:00, 04/28/2019

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 th...
06:00, 07/16/2019

Climate change means nearly all glaciers in the Alps may disappear A study of what will happen to glaciers in the Alps under various climate scenarios suggests they will almost completely disappear if we keep pumping...
18:48, 04/28/2019

The compelling tale of how climate change denial came to grip the US The Drilled podcast reveals how money and politics in the US beat science to create climate change denial – and how the nation could rewrite its futu...
18:16, 04/28/2019

The science behind Extinction Rebellion’s three climate change demands Ministers are expected to meet with climate protestors next week, but what do they want? Rupert Read, of Extinction Rebellion, explains the group’s d...
18:48, 04/28/2019

Trump Administration Joins Climate Change in War Against Earth It’s no secret that the Trump administration is actively antagonistic toward the reality of climate change. But according to a New York Times story p...
19:48, 05/28/2019

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 emiss...
03:00, 07/10/2019

Octopuses may go blind from climate change, study warns 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 ...
05:32, 05/21/2019

Brazil's mangroves on the front line of climate change Fishermen like Jose da Cruz have made their living for decades hunting for crabs among Brazil's vast coastal mangrove forests, dense thickets of twis...
16:32, 05/28/2019

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 ...
12:48, 07/10/2019

The media is failing on climate change – here's how they can do better ahead of 2020 We spoke to climate change experts for advice on how news outlets can cover the environment in ways that make voters listenAmerica elected Donald Tru...
15:32, 05/01/2019

G20 members at odds over climate change for summit meeting: sources G20 negotiators are wrangling over the wording of a summit communique on combatting climate change, with the United States pushing to downgrade the l...
11:00, 06/27/2019

Beto: We only have ’10 years’ left on Earth if we don’t address climate change Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke sounded the alarms on Monday, saying that people have only “ten years” left on Earth if no action is ...
07:32, 04/30/2019

Climate change compounds hunger, conflicts, German aid group says Climate change added to warfare is worsening hunger worldwide, according to one of Germany's largest aid groups. Welthungerhilfe has said many poor h...
19:00, 06/26/2019

Denmark’s New Prime Minister Vows to Tackle Climate Change Mette Frederiksen, leader of the center-left Social Democrats, will head a minority government that pledged a 70 percent cut in carbon emissions by 2...
18:32, 06/26/2019

Loss of biodiversity is just as catastrophic as climate change | Robert Watson Nature is being eroded at rates unprecedented in human history but we still have time to stave off mass extinctionsA colleague recently described how...
13:48, 05/06/2019

Russian official: G20 disagreements focus at WTO reform, climate change Work on the final G20 documents is not going easy, the group's Russia sherpa Svetlana Lukash said on Friday, naming World Trade Organisation reform, ...
09:32, 06/28/2019

Biden trashed by RNC for lifting parts of climate change plan The Republican National Committee piled on ex-veep Joe Biden on Wednesday after revelations that parts of his climate platform had been cribbed from ...
00:00, 06/06/2019

Big Little Lies Asks Whether Some Kids Are Too Young to Learn About Climate Change Everyone learns about climate change eventually—even children. And especially children in Monterey, California, home to one of the nation’s most incr...
18:16, 06/26/2019

'The planet is on fucking fire': Bill Nye is getting angry about climate change The beloved science educator and children’s show host appeared on Last Week Tonight to help explain carbon-pricingBill Nye is done messing around. Lo...
08:00, 05/14/2019

Europe's seas to lose almost a third of life due to climate change: report Europe's waters are expected to lose 30% of their already vulnerable ocean life to further warming, says a new study. Combined with overfishing, that...
21:32, 06/11/2019

US Pressuring G20 Allies To Tone Down Climate Change Language: Official Washington is pressuring allies at the G20 to reject strong climate change language in the meeting's final statement, despite furious opposition from...
19:16, 06/28/2019

Beto O’Rourke Releases $5 Trillion Climate Change Proposal Mr. O’Rourke’s choice to make climate change the first policy focus of his presidential campaign shows just how much the issue has risen among Democr...
03:00, 04/30/2019

Kids Sued the Government Over Climate Change. A Key Day in Court Has Arrived. A federal appeals court will hear a closely watched lawsuit brought by young people to compel the federal government to take action on climate change...
23:32, 06/04/2019

AOC and Bernie Join Forces to Get Fired Up and Angry About Climate Change The Sunrise Movement, the youth climate activist organization that has been one of the driving forces behind the Green New Deal, held a packed event ...
00:16, 05/15/2019

Climate change can pose big risks to real estate investments Climate changes pose big risks to real estate investments. The good news for REIT investors is that environmental, social and corporate governance-fo...
16:32, 05/28/2019

BP faces investor push to beef up fight against climate change BP will face pressure at a meeting next week to set tougher targets to combat climate change, the latest signal from investors that they want the oil...
11:00, 05/17/2019

Spain honors research of plants’ role against climate change A Spanish foundation says two prominent biologists working separately on how plants can help fight climate change have won Spain’s Princess of Asturi...
12:32, 06/05/2019

Biden’s new climate change plan copied passages from other sources An ambitious climate change plan released by former Vice President Joe Biden on Tuesday was amended soon after it was released because a few passages...
11:32, 06/05/2019

The Debates Showed America Still Doesn’t Know How to Talk About Climate Change If you want to understand just how badly climate change was handled in the Democratic debates, start by looking at a good answer on another subject. ...
07:32, 06/28/2019

Civilization could crumble by 2050 if we don’t stop climate change now, new paper says It seems every week there’s a scary new report about how man-made climate change is going to cause the collapse of the world’s ice sheets...
05:32, 06/05/2019

Pompeo, Traveling to Europe, to Address Venezuela, Climate Change Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is bound for Europe to grapple with international competition for Arctic resources, the spread of Chinese technology, ...
19:16, 05/05/2019

Youth wing urges German far right to change tack on climate BERLIN (AP) — The Berlin youth wing of the far-right Alternative for Germany is urging party leaders to stop denying that man-made pollution contribu...
12:00, 05/28/2019

Teenage climate change protesters target Britain's parliament Teenage environmental activists locked themselves to the railings of Britain's parliament on Friday to demand politicians take more radical measures ...
19:16, 05/03/2019

Joe Biden unveils $5 trillion plan for climate change 'revolution' Democratic 2020 hopeful Joe Biden unveiled details of his plan to fight climate change, which would cost $5 trillion, produce net-zero emissions and ...
01:32, 06/05/2019

G20 Members At Odds Over Climate Change For Summit Meeting: Report G20 negotiators are wrangling over the wording of a summit communique on combatting climate change, with the United States pushing to downgrade the l...
12:32, 06/27/2019

Kids Strike Around the World to Raise the Alarm on Climate Change More than a million young people are expected to walk the streets Friday in an international protest demanding action on climate change. The latest c...
02:16, 05/25/2019

Where do 2020 Democrats stand on the Green New Deal, climate change? Since the February release of controversial Democratic Socialist Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., and Sen. Bernie Sanders', I-Vt., Green New De...
17:00, 06/08/2019

World "Not On Track" To Achieve Climate Change Objectives: UN Chief UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres launched a brief South Pacific tour in New Zealand on Sunday, warning the world was "not on track" to limiting ...
16:16, 05/12/2019

America’s denial of climate change is heating up: global survey Life, liberty … and the pursuit of global warming? The United States now has one of the highest rates of climate change denial in the world, ac...
23:48, 05/08/2019

UK police say they will prevent repeat of climate-change protest chaos Climate activists Extinction Rebellion will not be allowed to repeat the kind of disruption they caused in London earlier this year when they hold fr...
15:48, 07/18/2019

Climate change risk should be part of monetary policy: ECB's Villeroy Central banks should take into account climate change risks not only as part of ensuring financial stability but also when setting monetary policy, E...
18:16, 06/13/2019

Plants are working overtime to offset effects of climate change We humans are great at a number of things and very, very bad at several others. For example, we’re pretty terrible when it comes to managing our wast...
19:00, 05/20/2019

Joe Biden is stuck in the past when it comes to climate change | Bill McKibben Biden thinks fracked gas is an acceptable way to reduce emissions. He is too stuck in the past to be a credible standard-bearer for the Democratic pa...
14:16, 05/11/2019

New York lawmakers pass aggressive law to fight climate change New York state lawmakers passed early Thursday one of the nation's most ambitious plans to slow climate change by reducing greenhouse gas emissions t...
15:16, 06/20/2019

| Dutchman swims epic ice-skating course threatened by climate change A Dutchman has completed a marathon swim along the route of the country's most famed ice skating race -- which has not been held for two decades as c...
21:00, 06/24/2019

UK police vow to stop repeat of climate-change protest chaos British police said they would not allow protesters from the Extinction Rebellion anti-climate change group to repeat the kind of disruption they cau...
14:32, 07/18/2019

New York nears passage of aggressive law to fight climate change New York state lawmakers could pass as early as Wednesday one of the nation's most ambitious plans to slow climate change by reducing greenhouse gas ...
21:16, 06/19/2019

8 European nations urge EU to ramp up climate change fight The leaders of eight European countries are calling for the European Union to take stronger action to fight climate change by pledging to cut greenho...
12:00, 05/09/2019

Emails: Trump aide consulting climate-change rejecters WASHINGTON (AP) — A Trump administration national security official is turning to advisers from a climate change-rejecting think tank for help crafti...
10:48, 06/14/2019

Boaty McBoatface makes major climate change discovery Boaty McBoatface has made more of a name for itself. In its maiden mission, the yellow submarine aboard the research vessel RRS Sir David Attenboroug...
20:00, 06/18/2019

EU issues 'green' investment guide to help combat climate change Europe sought to increase the flow of money into businesses that tackle climate change on Tuesday with the publication of European Commission guideli...
14:16, 06/18/2019

This Striking Climate Change Visualization Is Now Customizable for Any Place on Earth When University of Reading climate scientist Ed Hawkins released his warming stripes visualization for the globe last year, people freaked (in a good...
09:00, 06/18/2019

Climate change helping 'make world less peaceful', report says Climate change is helping to make the world less peaceful by causing conflicts or making them worse by affecting livelihoods, security and resources,...
14:48, 06/12/2019

Intentional Forest Fires Shaped Forests in the USA More than Climate Change New research suggests that the Eastern United States’ forests have been transformed more by Native American intentional forest fires in the past than...
23:32, 05/22/2019

Calls increase for Democrats to face climate change in Miami MIAMI (AP) — Rising sea levels could threaten the very existence of Miami and much of the rest of south Florida, and Democrats are facing calls to co...
17:32, 06/25/2019

AOC called out by meteorologist after linking DC tornado warning to climate change Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., took to social media on Thursday during a tornado warning in Washington, D.C., and swiftly tried to connect it...
15:16, 05/24/2019

Children step up global calls to fight climate change Thousands of young activists in Australia and New Zealand launched a global protest on Friday demanding that politicians and business leaders move sw...
14:16, 05/24/2019

Want to stop climate change? Jared Diamond says nations need therapy In his new book Upheaval, polymath Jared Diamond says nations need a special kind of therapy to solve big problems like climate change, Brexit and nu...
23:16, 06/08/2019

Climate change takes centre stage in Australia's election Two contenders for PM have very different messages about how to address environmental emergencyAs political leaders travel across Australia to delive...
10:16, 05/07/2019

Jay Inslee unveils 5-point plan to fight climate change Democratic presidential hopeful Jay Inslee announced a five-pronged plan Monday that's geared to fight climate change change by ending fossil fuel po...
17:00, 06/24/2019

Climate Change Reroutes a Yukon River in a Geological Instant Melting water from one of Canada’s largest glaciers used to flow north, to the Bering Sea. Last spring, it reversed course, a case of what scientists...
19:48, 04/28/2019

U.S. sinks Arctic accord due to climate change differences: diplomats The United States has refused to sign an agreement on challenges in the Arctic due to discrepancies over climate change wording, diplomats said on Tu...
17:16, 05/07/2019

Medical groups warn climate change is a ‘health emergency’ WASHINGTON (AP) — Dozens of medical and public health groups are aligning to push for a series of consensus commitments to combat climate change, blu...
13:48, 06/24/2019

70 activists arrested at climate change rally outside NY Times building Seventy environmental protesters were arrested Saturday outside The New York Times building in Midtown, police said. The demonstrators, from the acti...
09:16, 06/23/2019

Police arrest 70 climate change protesters outside New York Times Police arrested 70 environmental protesters outside the New York Times headquarters who laid down in the street and climbed onto the building to dema...
03:16, 06/23/2019

New Zealand youth ‘in frontline’ of fight against climate change: UN chief Speaking to young Māoris and people of the Pacific Islands in New Zealand on Monday, UN Secretary-General António Guterres expressed his gratitude fo...
04:00, 05/13/2019

US is hotbed of climate change denial, international poll finds Out of 23 countries, only Saudi Arabia and Indonesia had higher proportion of doubtersThe US is a hotbed of climate science denial when compared with...
08:16, 05/08/2019

EU Commission president candidates clash on climate change, migration Germany's Manfred Weber and the Netherlands' Frans Timmermans hope to succeed EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker. In a debate aired on Germa...
08:48, 05/08/2019

New Zealand targets agricultural emissions in climate change bill New Zealand's government will introduce legislation to tackle climate change on Wednesday which includes a target for cutting methane emissions from ...
09:16, 05/08/2019

The musicians helping make climate change a cultural movement Pop stars like Lil Dicky and Grimes are using their music and their huge followings to gain vital coverage of climate change. This rise in social med...
10:48, 06/17/2019

Climate change lawsuit against US government faces major hurdle PORTLAND, Ore. — A lawsuit by a group of young people who say US energy policies are causing climate change and hurting their future faces a major hu...
23:16, 06/04/2019

Molly Scott Cato: ‘It’s the wealthy who are causing climate change’ The Green party MEP for the south-west on why social justice is key to making the transition to a carbon-neutral economy by 2050Molly Scott Cato can ...
17:00, 07/09/2019

Joe Biden releases $5T climate change plan that goes 'well beyond' Obama agenda Joe Biden released a $5 trillion “clean energy revolution” plan Tuesday to combat climate change, which he said is the greatest challenge facing the ...
18:00, 06/04/2019

Majority of Britons believe climate-change could end human race: poll A majority of Britons believe that climate-change could end the human race, a poll showed on Wednesday after days of high-profile protests by activis...
17:16, 05/01/2019

Climate change protesters block Madison Avenue with fake oil rig A horde of climate change advocates blocked traffic on Madison Avenue in Midtown on Thursday morning by setting up a 24-foot mock oil rig, with a pro...
23:32, 05/16/2019

Rapid results in on climate change and the European heat wave Enlarge / How the warmest three-day averages from June rank—the darkest red area set new records. (credit: van Oldenborgh et al.) Much of Europe—an...
03:16, 07/03/2019

Climate change probably added 4C to Europe's June heatwave: study Man-made climate change probably made last month's European heatwave, in which southern France experienced a national record 45.9 degrees Celsius (11...
16:16, 07/02/2019

Planting a Trillion Trees May Be the Best Way to Fight Climate Change, Study Says (WASHINGTON) — The most effective way to fight global warming is to plant lots of trees, a study says. A trillion of them, maybe more. And ther...
22:32, 07/04/2019

Climate change made European heatwave at least five times likelier Searing heat shows crisis is ‘here and now’, say scientists, and worse than predictedThe record-breaking heatwave that struck France and other Europe...
22:32, 07/02/2019

Companies See Climate Change Hitting Their Bottom Lines in the Next 5 Years Some of the world's largest companies estimate they face roughly $1 trillion in climate-related risks, with most of that looming in just the next fiv...
09:48, 06/04/2019

Climate change is our World War III. It needs a bold response | Joseph Stiglitz Critics of the Green New Deal ask if we can afford it. But we can’t afford not to: our civilisation is at stakeAdvocates of the Green New Deal say th...
15:16, 06/04/2019

U.S. Democratic hopeful Inslee unveils second climate change plan Washington Governor Jay Inslee, a 2020 Democratic presidential contender whose campaign is focused on climate change, unveiled a plan to invest $9 tr...
16:16, 05/16/2019

Teachers grapple with climate change: ‘A pretty scary topic’ Teachers across the country describe struggles finding trustworthy materials to help them teach climate change. Online searches bring up materials pr...
11:16, 05/15/2019

Climate change lawsuit vs. US government faces court test PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A lawsuit by a group of young people who say U.S. energy policies are causing climate change and hurting their future faces a m...
21:32, 06/04/2019

Climate change has U.S. fund managers adjusting agriculture investments After historic floods devastated Midwestern agricultural states this spring, some fund managers are evaluating how climate change will affect the lon...
17:48, 05/01/2019

UN leader travels to Pacific to see climate change effects firsthand Speaking in Fiji, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said the Pacific needs stronger international support because climate change is taking place ...
02:48, 05/16/2019

How to stop climate change? Nationalise the oil companies | Owen Jones Extinction Rebellion got the ball rolling, but more radical action is now necessary if humanity is to surviveIf only the Daily Express was right. Tha...
16:32, 05/01/2019

Is Netflix bad for the environment? How streaming video contributes to climate change Driving an electric car, choosing train travel or using less plastic — we know there are many things we can do to be less of a burden on the world's ...
18:48, 07/11/2019

Climate Change Denialists No Longer See Automakers As Allies: Report Most Americans accept the established science that the planet on which we live is rapidly warming due to human activity. Some Americans do not. A sti...
12:32, 07/04/2019

After protests, Britain's parliament declares climate change 'emergency' Britain's parliament declared a symbolic climate change "emergency" on Wednesday, backing a call by opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn for "rapid...
00:00, 05/02/2019

'It has to be dealt with': what's the future for midwest towns affected by climate change? Those who have felt the effects no longer doubt climate change is happening; how to prepare for it is a different issueLarry Turner doesn’t expect to...
18:48, 05/15/2019

LA’s New Climate Change Plan Will Radically Overhaul the City’s Car Culture Cars are as wrapped up in Los Angeles’ identity as tacos, the Hollywood sign, and palm trees. But the auto culture could change dramatically in the n...
21:48, 04/30/2019

London's climate will feel like Barcelona's by 2050, scientists say London's climate will be more like Barcelona's by 2050 as the impact of global warming brings a striking change in conditions, expert analysis shows....
01:32, 07/11/2019

Donald Trump and Theresa May discuss climate change, Huawei and trade US president Donald Trump is on his first state visit to the UK. Amid the ceremony and speeches, he discussed cybersecurity with UK Prime Minister Th...
17:48, 06/04/2019

Mike Pompeo Is Excited About How Much Money We Can Make From Catastrophic Climate Change Naysayers among us might look at the prospect of catastrophic climate change, and see nothing but doom and gloom: mass extinctions, flooded coastal c...
17:32, 05/07/2019

NBC reporter scolded on air after comparing UN climate change report to alien invasion An NBC News reporter raised eyebrows and prompted pushback from an MSNBC host after suggesting that climate change is like an alien invasion that is ...
14:48, 05/07/2019

A Peace Corps for Climate Change Is Among the Most Popular Green New Deal Policies Americans want to get to work saving the planet from catastrophic climate change. Presidential candidate Jay Inslee’s idea of forming a Climate Conse...
23:32, 06/07/2019

The most effective way to fight climate change is to plant trees, over a trillion of them: study The study calculated that over the decades, those new trees could suck up nearly 750 billion metric tons of heat-trapping carbon dioxide from the atm...
23:32, 07/04/2019

‘Do everything in your power to tackle climate change’ UN chief urges on Mother Earth Day Marking International Mother Earth Day, the UN on Monday debated how best to build “an equitable and sustainable future” for all, through enhanced ed...
19:48, 04/28/2019

Exclusive: Investors with $34 trillion demand urgent climate change action Investors managing more than $34 trillion in assets, nearly half the world's invested capital, are demanding urgent action from governments on climat...
01:32, 06/26/2019

Billions of extra trees may give us 20 years to tackle climate change The world could support nearly 1 billion hectares of extra forest, covering the size of the United States and giving us 20 more years to tackle clima...
22:32, 07/04/2019

Calls increase for Dems to address climate change at Miami debates MIAMI — Rising sea levels could threaten the very existence of Miami and much of the rest of South Florida, and Democrats are facing calls to confron...
23:16, 06/25/2019

Even as Floods Worsen With Climate Change, Fewer People Insure Against Disaster The Midwest floods have highlighted a gap in disaster readiness: Fewer Americans are buying flood insurance, even as climate change increases their r...
12:32, 06/08/2019

Economic Survey Warns Of Climate Change's Effects On Water Resources The Economic Survey presented to parliament today by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman recognises the big challenge posed by climate change on Indi...
14:32, 07/04/2019

UN and African Union in ‘common battle’ for development and climate change financing UN Secretary-General António Guterres has called for a “quantum leap” in funding for development and climate change for Africa, speaking to journalis...
00:00, 05/07/2019

Global Wealth Gap Would Be Smaller Today Without Climate Change, Study Finds Most of the world’s poor countries are poorer than they would have been had greenhouse gas emissions not altered the climate. In some rich countries,...
20:00, 04/28/2019

Self-styled presidential ‘climate change candidate’ would wean U.S. off fossil fuels The Democrat running as the "climate change candidate" in the 2020 presidential election laid out a strategy in Florida's Everglades on Monday for we...
00:16, 06/25/2019

John Oliver on climate change: 'The current situation of carbon is critical' The Last Week Tonight host focused on climate change, stressing the importance of radical interventionJohn Oliver has turned his focus to climate cha...
20:16, 05/13/2019

Mike Pompeo Won’t Mention Climate Change at the Arctic Council Summit (ROVANIEMI, Finland) — The Arctic is melting, but don’t ask U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to mention climate change. For the Trump ...
12:32, 05/07/2019

Climate change: UN chief Guterres decries 'fading' global efforts Political efforts to cool climate change are "fading" as things get worse, Antonio Guterres warned. He's visiting New Zealand en route to South Pacif...
19:48, 05/12/2019

Planting 1 trillion trees could stop climate change, argues study Planting a massive number of trees is the most effective way to combat global warming, scientists have said. Reforesting an area the size of the Unit...
00:48, 07/05/2019

Radical Climate Change Experiment in the Amazon Hits Political Turbulence When speaking to David Lapola it is hard not to feel both his excitement and frustration. On the one hand, the biologist from the University of Campi...
18:16, 06/11/2019

David Attenborough warns climate change may bring social unrest Naturalist David Attenborough told British lawmakers on Tuesday it would be essential to stick to a new target to decarbonize the economy, warning th...
15:32, 07/10/2019

Antarctica team to search world's oldest ice for climate change clues Scientists are setting out to drill for the world’s oldest ice, in a bid to shed light on a dramatic tipping point in the world’s climate 900,000 yea...
18:48, 04/28/2019

Landmark hearing exposes climate change gulf among Republicans and Democrats A landmark House Ways and Means Committee hearing Wednesday, the first focused on climate change in a dozen years, illuminated the gulf between Democ...
01:32, 05/16/2019

Research reveals surprising relationship between climate change and fertility rate Climate change will shape every aspect of human life – often in complex ways. Take the question of deciding how many children to have, for example. A...
18:48, 05/21/2019

British naturalist warns climate change may bring social unrest Naturalist David Attenborough told British lawmakers on Tuesday it would be essential to stick to a new target to decarbonize the economy, warning th...
18:48, 07/09/2019

A Trump Official Consulted With Climate-Change Deniers, Emails Show (WASHINGTON) — A Trump administration national security official has sought help from advisers to a think tank that disavows climate change to ...
12:16, 06/14/2019

Climate change: Myopic stock markets deter green investments Companies remain torn between making socially responsible investments and meeting the short-term expectations of the stock market. But it's not all g...
14:32, 06/19/2019

Groundbreaking climate change discovery made by, sigh, Boaty McBoatface Climate change is real, and many would argue the most serious existing threat to humanity. Today, British scientists announced a major new discovery ...
23:32, 06/18/2019

Patagonia founder Yvon Chouinard: ‘Denying climate change is evil’ The octogenarian entrepreneur, who prefers gardening to meetings, says capitalism is destroying earthIn his bridge-club cords and grandpa shoes, 80-y...
22:32, 05/10/2019

Labour weighs up delisting UK firms if they fail to fight climate change John McDonnell’s tough message likely to trip City alarm bells as party puts climate battle at heart of agendaUK companies failing to tackle climate ...
20:00, 05/10/2019

London tubes, schools and homes 'face climate change chaos' Heatwave of 2018 will become the capital’s new normal, claims Green party in reportHundreds of schools, hospitals and tube stations in London are at ...
16:32, 05/01/2019

Ocasio-Cortez calls Joe Biden’s climate change plan a ‘dealbreaker’ Joe Biden’s reported plan to deal with climate change is a “dealbreaker” for Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. The New York Democrat, ...
23:16, 05/11/2019

Oregon Republicans Have Literally Gone Into Hiding to Prevent Climate Change Legislation All eleven Republican state senators in Oregon are currently in hiding in order to prevent the state legislature from having the quorum of people nec...
05:16, 06/21/2019

World hunger continues to rise due to conflict, climate change, says UN report Conflict, climate change and weak economic growth are leaving more people without enough to eat, a UN report warning of starvation and famine says. M...
19:00, 07/15/2019

News Analysis: It Was Supposed to Be Australia’s Climate Change Election. What Happened? On Saturday, in a result that stunned most analysts, voters re-elected the conservative coalition that has long resisted plans to sharply cut down on...
09:00, 05/19/2019

Bill Gates and Big Oil back company trying to solve climate change by sucking CO2 out of the air Carbon Engineering wants to address climate change by capturing and removing carbon dioxide straight from the air, but many question whether partneri...
19:16, 06/22/2019

Trump's two-front attack on climate change science faces challenges The Trump administration is fighting on two fronts to help justify its deregulatory agenda in court, downplaying both the damage from climate change ...
17:48, 05/31/2019

Donna Brazile on AOC's criticism of Biden: Former VP not 'middle of the road' on climate change Matt Schlapp said Wednesday on "Outnumbered" that Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is "in charge" of the Democratic Party and 2020 candidates will face ...
22:00, 05/15/2019

Torres Strait Islanders take climate change complaint to the United Nations Morrison government accused of failing to take action to reduce emissions or pursue adaptation measuresA group of Torres Strait Islanders from low-ly...
02:00, 05/13/2019

Amazon Shareholders Reject Facial Recognition, Climate Change Proposals Amazon said Wednesday that shareholders at an annual meeting in Seattle voted against proposals related to two major social issues: climate change an...
09:48, 05/23/2019

Ottawa and P.E.I. spending $14.5 million to build climate change research centre Veterans Affairs Minister Lawrence MacAulay said the Canadian Centre for Climate Change and Adaptation will be built in St. Peter's Bay, which is in ...
20:32, 07/05/2019

Biden joins the call for a Democratic candidates’ debate on climate change Many presidential hopefuls say they want a primary debate to focus on climate, and now Biden’s adding his name to the list. But the Democratic Party ...
01:00, 06/12/2019

Planting trees is most effective (and cheapest) way to fight climate change: study The study calculated that adding 3.5 million square miles of forest could suck up nearly 830 billion tons of heat-trapping carbon dioxide from the at...
22:48, 07/05/2019

Democrat Jay Inslee ties climate change into 2020 education plan Democratic presidential candidate Jay Inslee, who has made climate change the major issue in his campaign, said Friday he will incorporate the issue ...
23:00, 07/05/2019

Climate Change May Be Spreading Flesh-Eating Bacteria to Unexpected Waters Climate change is warming ocean waters around the globe, which affects what can thrive in various parts of the seas. Now, bacteria that can cause a f...
00:48, 06/18/2019

Debates will show whether Democrats are ready to vote based on climate change This week’s Democratic presidential debates will measure climate change's rank on the party’s agenda, testing whether voters will embrace activist ca...
11:16, 06/26/2019

Limiting climate change would prevent thousands of heat-related deaths in U.S. Deadly summer heat will get worse as the globe warms, so putting the brakes on climate change by reducing carbon emissions will literally be a lifesa...
02:32, 06/06/2019

From Apples to Popcorn, Climate Change Is Altering the Foods America Grows In every region, farmers and scientists are trying to adapt an array of crops to warmer temperatures, invasive pests, erratic weather and earlier gro...
11:32, 04/30/2019

The Federal Government Is Still Trying to Kill Young Activists' Climate Change Lawsuit Climate change, which may actually end us all much sooner than anticipated, will nevertheless have the biggest adverse effect on the generation of ki...
08:48, 06/05/2019

Climate Change Probably Added 4 Degrees To Europe's June Heatwave: Study Man-made climate change probably made last month's European heatwave, in which southern France experienced a national record 45.9 degrees Celsius, 4C...
18:00, 07/02/2019

Fact check: Climate change is making insurance more expensive — but it’s not the only factor One expert said climate change is responsible, but there's also other factors at play such as the loss of natural infrastructure, aging municipal inf...
00:00, 05/04/2019

Europe’s ‘green wave’ signals growing climate change concern BERLIN — Green parties in Germany, France, Britain and elsewhere celebrated big gains in elections for the 751-seat European Parliament amid growing ...
18:48, 05/27/2019

Macron Calls Climate Change a ‘Red Line’ Issue at G20, Rebuking Trump President Emmanuel Macron of France said that he would not sign any Group of 20 joint statement unless it dealt with climate change, in a barb at Pre...
01:00, 06/27/2019

No ‘Middle Ground’ on Fighting Climate Change, Says Ocasio-Cortez and Sanders (WASHINGTON) — Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Sen. Bernie Sanders rallied support for the Green New Deal on Monday night, with the New York ...
18:00, 05/14/2019

Climate-change activists disappointed after meeting with British environment minister British climate-change activists said a meeting with the environment minister Michael Gove was disappointing because he failed to declare a climate e...
19:16, 04/30/2019

Trade, Climate Change and Iran Are in Focus as G-20 Leaders Arrive in Japan (OSAKA, Japan) — Trade and geopolitical tensions, and the looming threat of climate change, are on the agenda as Chinese President Xi Jinping a...
12:00, 06/27/2019

Festival-goers form climate-change hourglass in Glastonbury sunshine Thousands of festival-goers at Glastonbury formed Extinction Rebellion's hourglass symbol on Thursday as the protest group joined forces with long-ti...
00:16, 06/28/2019

Energy Department Closes Office Working on Climate Change Abroad The elimination of the Office of International Climate and Technology is another sign of the Trump administration’s retreat on global warming policy....
23:48, 04/28/2019

Rory Stewart: I will double foreign aid spent on climate change fight Tory leadership candidate Rory Stewart has said he would double the amount of foreign aid spent on fighting climate change, and revealed he wants to ...
05:00, 05/29/2019

Blame ‘sexism’ and climate change for making your asthma and allergies worse Extended growing seasons and warming temperatures aren't the only contributing factors to increased pollen levels — turns out the sex of trees also p...
21:00, 06/26/2019

Beto O'Rourke announces $5 trillion plan to fight climate change Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke unveiled a four-point plan to fight climate change that includes $5 trillion for infrastructure, tech...
03:48, 04/30/2019

G20 summit: Trump halts more China tariffs, disagrees with most on climate change President Donald Trump agreed to halt more China tariffs after the G20 summit in Japan, but disagreed with the rest of the group on climate change fi...
18:16, 06/29/2019

Ex-Fox News reporter Carl Cameron and a climate change activist take on Drudge A climate change activist and a former Fox News reporter are teaming up on a website designed to combat “disinformation” spread by right-leaning medi...
09:32, 07/01/2019

I have felt hopelessness over climate change. Here is how we move past the immense grief | Rob Law My intellectual and rational understanding of it has shifted to much more of an emotional and personal one‘Human society under urgent threat from los...
08:00, 05/09/2019

Protesters target Amazon in France calling for action on climate change Several hundred environmental activists protested outside Amazon's headquarters in Paris and at two of its regional distribution centers in France on...
15:48, 07/02/2019

This video game reveals how prehistoric people tackled climate change How will climate change remake our world in the 21st century? Will we be able to adapt and survive? As with many things, the past is a good guide for...
00:00, 06/30/2019

Calculation Shows We Could Add a U.S.-Sized Forest to the Planet to Fight Climate Change Trees are good for all sorts of things, like providing shade for picnics and habitat for animals. But they’re also a huge part of the efforts to comb...
23:32, 07/04/2019

Two Exxon shareholders to withhold support for directors over climate change response Two Exxon Mobil Corp shareholders said on Friday they would withhold their support for the re-election of all ExxonMobil directors at the company's a...
09:00, 05/04/2019

France says final G20 communique must mention Paris climate change agreement France will not accept a final G20 communique that does not mention the Paris climate change agreement, said an official at the Elysee office of Fren...
12:00, 06/26/2019

In a Switch, Some Republicans Start Citing Climate Change as Driving Their Policies Driven partly by polls showing voters in both parties — particularly younger ones — are worried about a warming planet, some lawmakers are changing h...
11:23, 04/30/2019

End of civilization: climate change apocalypse could start by 2050 if we don't act, report warns A chilling Australian paper outlines a Doomsday scenario for humans if we don’t deal with climate change. Experts say it's actually quite ...
02:32, 06/06/2019

New York aims to fight climate change by creating green union jobs Effort to build offshore wind turbines to power up to 6m homes will create more than 10,000 jobs under Climate Jobs New York planAs global warming ha...
21:48, 05/16/2019

The Fed is preparing the American financial system to withstand climate change, Jerome Powell says Powell wrote that the Federal Reserve viewed climate risks through the lens of potential "shocks to the system" in the form of severe weather events,...
23:00, 05/07/2019

Scheer calls Trudeau a ‘high-carbon hypocrite’ who is using climate change as a distraction Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer says he will support a Liberal motion declaring climate change a national emergency if the Liberals agree to amend ...
00:16, 05/16/2019

Presidential hopeful Warren unveils bill to protect U.S. military from climate change Democratic presidential hopeful Senator Elizabeth Warren said on Wednesday she is introducing a bill to toughen the U.S. military against future clim...
23:00, 05/15/2019

Microsoft joins group seeking to avoid historic climate change lawsuit Legal immunity would squash raft of climate lawsuits launched by cities and counties across the US seeking compensation for damages Microsoft has joi...
16:00, 05/01/2019

U.N. Secretary-General Joins New Zealand Prime Minister on Climate Change Trip (WELLINGTON, New Zealand) — U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Sunday that the political will to fight climate change seems to be fad...
22:00, 05/12/2019

The Times’s Travel Desk Takes a Step to Offset Its Contribution to Climate Change Our Travel editor says the desk will buy carbon offsets in an effort to acknowledge and address the environmental impact of its coverage. “It’s a sta...
12:00, 07/09/2019

U.S. commodities regulator sees market risk from climate change, urges action A top U.S. commodities regulator said on Wednesday climate change poses a major market risk and urged federal government action to address it, puttin...
23:00, 06/12/2019

Preserving biodiversity vital to reverse tide of climate change, UN stresses on International Day  The food people eat around the world is becoming “alarmingly homogenous” according to UN data, even though access to a wide variety of nutritious foo...
20:48, 05/22/2019

Ancient Knowledge from Irish Manuscripts Used to Track Volcanic Activity and Climate Change Using voluminous data left behind by our ancestors, modern scientists have discovered a correlation between volcanic activity and periods of bitterly...
09:48, 07/05/2019

Climate Change Poses Major Risks to Financial Markets, Regulator Warns The regulator, who sits on a powerful government panel that oversees major financial markets, likened global warming risks to the 2008 mortgage crisi...
01:16, 06/12/2019

Mounting climate change fears push U.S. investors to assess geographical risks With an above-average percentage of its power generated from renewable sources and one of the largest battery storage operations in the United States...
07:32, 06/04/2019

David Gilmour puts his guitars up for auction, raises $21.5M for a climate change charity An auction of David Gilmour’s guitars has raised a lot of “Money” — to combat climate change.      ...
20:00, 06/22/2019

Eight million jobs, $9tn in spending: Jay Inslee's radical plan to tackle climate change The Washington governor and Democratic 2020 hopeful wants to decarbonize the economy while boosting employmentJay Inslee, the governor of Washington ...
23:48, 05/16/2019

The 10 Countries Most Vulnerable to Climate Change Will Experience Population Booms in the Coming Decades Climate scientists have long warned that the impacts of climate change will hit less developed regions in the global south harder and earlier than we...
14:48, 07/11/2019

Climate change activists urge Bank of England to go green - business live Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, as activists urge the Bank of England to help address the climate change crisisLatest: Pr...
11:00, 05/02/2019

Donald Trump Called Climate Change a Hoax. Now He’s Awkwardly Boasting About Fighting It President Donald Trump has falsely called climate change a “hoax” invented by China, incorrectly suggested that wind turbines cause cance...
05:32, 07/09/2019

A rise in cases of flesh-eating bacteria may be linked to climate change, doctors say Five South Jersey patients became seriously ill after they became infected with a strain of bacteria that thrive in warm, brackish water.  ...
22:00, 06/18/2019

Daily on Energy: Congress finds its ‘sweet spot’ climate change policy Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what'...
21:00, 07/18/2019

EU leaders vow to fight climate change, uphold rules-based trade: declaration European Union leaders pledged on Thursday to protect democracy and the rule of law, fight climate change and uphold international trade based on Wor...
21:48, 05/09/2019

NASA Pressured by Trump Official on Climate Change Stance, Emails Show NASA administrator Jim Bridenstine came around to the prevailing view of scientists before he took over, and that evolution did not sit well with a T...
17:32, 06/15/2019

‘Save the world’ from climate change; UN chief echoes Pacific Islands’ ‘rallying cry'  Further inaction on climate change is “simply not an option”, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres said on Wednesday in an opinion piece...
23:00, 05/29/2019

Republican blocked from testifying says Steny Hoyer doesn't care about climate change Former Republican Rep. Carlos Curbelo of Florida struck back at House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, D-Md., Wednesday for blocking him from testifying ...
17:32, 05/15/2019

We've run out of elections to waste – this is the last chance to make a difference on climate change | Bill McKibben We’ve wasted three decades since scientists first raised the warning I’m no expert on Australian politics – I don’t know all the cross-currents that ...
14:48, 05/14/2019

Brazil's Bolsonaro fires 'militant' head of climate change action group Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro fired the head of a government-backed climate forum, after the group organized states to work around the right-win...
22:48, 05/10/2019

Climate change tests Joe Biden as he confronts a major question for Democrats: Is any compromise too much? The issue reflects the divide between Biden’s consensus-building ways and demands from liberal activists for a more forceful and uncompromising agend...
13:48, 05/15/2019

Paradise islands of Pacific increasingly vulnerable to climate change, as UN boosts resilience A seeming paradise, life on the Pacific islands is threatened by climate change and extreme weather, frustrated by remoteness and a lack of education...
22:00, 05/10/2019

India wants to make 40% cabs electric by 2026 to meet climate change goals The Indian government is planning to order rideshare companies like Ola and Uber to convert 40 percent of their fleet to electric vehicles (EVs) by 2...
11:48, 06/07/2019

The World’s Largest Automakers Asked Trump Not to Loosen a Climate Change Standard. Here’s Why The world’s largest automakers doubled down on their call for the Trump Administration to rethink the scope of a rollback on limits on pollutio...
02:32, 06/08/2019

World's Oldest Rainforest Is Being Cooked to Death by Climate Change, Authorities Warn Australia can’t seem to catch a break. The Great Barrier reef is still limping along after being ravaged by heat waves two to three years ago, while ...
21:48, 04/30/2019

Meteorologist takes Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to task about climate change message Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez took to social media Thursday during a tornado warning in Washington, DC, and tried to connect the event to climate cha...
23:00, 05/24/2019

Australia's standing in Pacific has plummeted because of our climate change failure | Dermot O'Gorman It’s about the very survival of people, nations and cultures. If action isn’t taken there are islanders who may have nowhere to goScott Morrison flew...
01:48, 06/08/2019

Brazil states forge ahead in climate change fight despite Bolsonaro ambivalence State governments in Brazil have agreed to work toward fulfilling the country's Paris Agreement climate change commitments, despite far-right Preside...
20:00, 04/28/2019

Has the politics of climate change finally reached a tipping point? | John Vidal People increasingly see the environmental crisis as a national priority. This is an opportunity for bold action from governmentLast week a small camp...
08:48, 05/15/2019

Reality check: Will planting 1 billion hectares of trees slow down climate change? "We all knew that restoring forests could play a part in tackling climate change but we didn’t really know how big the impact would be," said one of ...
19:48, 07/09/2019

Start-Ups Hoping to Fight Climate Change Struggle as Other Tech Firms Cash In A number of small companies are looking for ways to remove carbon from the atmosphere. But investors, burned by the clean-tech boom a decade ago, are...
15:48, 05/07/2019

Montreal creates committee to curb climate change, reduce carbon footprint New partners are joining the fight, announced Montreal Mayor Valérie Plante, including the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec and Montreal Public...
22:32, 06/19/2019

Canada's infrastructure, coastal communities most at risk from climate change: government study Canada's physical infrastructure and coastal communities could face significant damage over the next 20 years and top the list of areas most at risk ...
22:48, 07/04/2019

Climate Change Takes Center Stage as Biden and Warren Release Plans Even former Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. has embraced the goals of the Green New Deal, showing just how far the Democratic field has moved on c...
03:48, 06/05/2019

Europe May Use Trump’s Favorite Economic Weapon to Punish His Inaction on Climate Change The threat in French President Emmanuel Macron’s remarks last week was easy to miss. But if he follows through, its effects wouldn’t be. ...
18:48, 05/03/2019

Ocasio-Cortez, Sanders call for Congress to declare climate change an emergency WASHINGTON — Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez teamed up with Sen. Bernie Sanders on Tuesday to demand that Congress declare climate change a national em...
22:16, 07/09/2019

Climate change to blame as bark beetles ravage central Europe's forests Hot, dry summers are fanning an unprecedented outbreak of bark beetles that are destroying vast swathes of central Europe's spruce forests which defi...
23:00, 04/28/2019

Climate change could raise sea levels by 7 feet by 2100, shocking study reveals Ocean levels are rising due to climate change and the long-held view is that sea levels would rise nearly three feet by the year 2100. A startling ne...
23:16, 05/21/2019

Democratic 'climate change candidate' outlines plan to wean U.S. off fossil fuels The Democrat running as the "climate change candidate" in the 2020 presidential election laid out a strategy on Monday for weaning the United States ...
18:00, 06/24/2019

Jay Inslee calls out Joe Biden on combating climate change: 'We have to live in the real world here' Washington Gov. Jay Inslee on Thursday repeatedly called out Joe Biden for his approach on climate, suggesting that the former vice president is naiv...
02:32, 05/17/2019

Climate change triggered South American population decline 8,000 years ago, study says Some 8,000 years ago, South American's climate suddenly shifted. According to a new study, the abrupt change precipitated a decline among the contine...
17:32, 05/09/2019

Beto O'Rourke's First Policy Proposal Is a $5 Trillion Plan to Tackle Climate Change If you want further proof the 2020 presidential election will be the first presidential election where climate change is treated like it really matte...
02:48, 04/30/2019

GOP lawmakers skipped town to avoid a climate change vote. Then the governor called the police. Republicans, facing down a Democratic supermajority bent on passing bills to combat climate change, resorted to some last-ditch political arithmetic:...
14:16, 06/21/2019

Surprise! New Poll Shows Americans Lead the Developed World in Climate Change Denial America: Land of the free, home of the brave, and kingdom of deniers. It shouldn’t come as a surprise, but a new poll has found that climate denial i...
00:32, 05/09/2019

For 84 Glorious Seconds, CBS Grilled the Hell Out of Steve Scalise's Awful Climate Change Plan It was brief, and it was interrupted by a line of questioning so soft the segment could have been mistaken for a Fox News hit, but for one minute and...
22:48, 06/14/2019

Jeff Bezos Wouldn’t Even Come On Stage to Listen to His Employees Who Want Amazon to Address Climate Change At Amazon’s shareholder meeting today, employees and investors voted on a wide-ranging spate of proposals, from banning the practice of selling facia...
23:16, 05/22/2019

Susan Collins unveils $300M energy storage bill to combat climate change Susan Collins introduced a bipartisan bill Wednesday to bolster energy storage, an emerging technology geared at solving renewable energy’s most pers...
21:00, 05/22/2019

The Leaders of These Sinking Countries Are Fighting to Stop Climate Change. Here’s What the Rest of the World Can Learn The journey to the Fijian village of Vunidogoloa is arduous. It requires a flight across the Pacific to the nation’s remote international trans...
12:16, 06/13/2019

Jay Inslee signs clean-power bill, aims to cement himself as the climate change candidate Democratic presidential candidate and Washington Gov. Jay Inslee signed a bill Tuesday that aims for 100% carbon-free electricity in the state by 204...
20:32, 05/08/2019

Climate change threatens 26 native species in Great Dividing Range, study finds Australian researchers say governments must step up and protect critical habitats to give wildlife a chanceMore than 20 native animals would disappea...
01:48, 05/16/2019

Judge rejects young Quebecers’ lawsuit seeking federal action on climate change Superior Court Justice Gary Morrison delivered his ruling Thursday, emphasizing that the cause of environmental protection was of undoubted importanc...
00:48, 07/17/2019

Ocasio-Cortez assails Biden's 'middle ground' climate change plan, says it's 'dealbreaker' Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez slammed former Vice President Joe Biden’s “middle ground” climate change plan that is yet to be released, saying it’s a...
12:32, 05/11/2019

Medical groups call climate change a 'health emergency' ahead of Democratic debate Dozens of medical and public health groups described climate change as a "true public health emergency" requiring "urgent action" ahead of the first ...
01:16, 06/26/2019

‘Climate change is the battle of my life’, UN chief tells students living on the frontline in Fiji The UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres saw the frontline of “the battle against climate change” for himself on Thursday, by taking to the tropical...
22:16, 05/16/2019

2020 candidate John Delaney pitches vastly unusual climate change plan Maryland congressman wants to capture carbon dioxide pollution heating the planet and transport it in pipelines criss-crossing USThe first three Demo...
23:16, 05/23/2019

White House Censors State Department Official’s Congressional Testimony on Climate Change The Trump administration’s assault on science and its refusal to take climate change seriously continue with an effort to censor a government intelli...
21:00, 06/08/2019

‘Historic’ Halifax seawall being redeveloped as municipality seeks to reduce impact of climate change Construction crews could be seen hard at work at the Horshoe Island Park seawall this week as they continued their efforts to prepare the municipalit...
04:00, 07/11/2019

UN chief calls for ‘enlightened self-interest’ from world leaders to save ‘the whole planet’ from climate change  Concluding a week-long visit to the South Pacific, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres called on the world’s decision-makers to make “e...
17:00, 05/18/2019

G20 leaders begin arriving in Japan, expected to tackle climate change, US-China trade war Trade and global tensions, as well as the looming threat of climate change, are on the agenda as world leaders gather in Osaka, Japan for the Group o...
21:32, 06/27/2019

Make this the year of ‘transformative solutions’ to avert disastrous climate change: UN Deputy Chief It is within our power to make 2019 the “year of transformative solutions” and “avoid the disastrous effects of climate change“, which threaten ecosy...
19:48, 04/28/2019

Buildings, northern cities, coastlines at risk of climate change-related flooding: report New research for the federal Treasury Board has concluded that buildings, coastlines and northern communities face the biggest risks from climate cha...
16:48, 07/04/2019

“This Is An Actual Crisis.” John Oliver and Bill Nye Talk Climate Change on Last Week Tonight On Sunday night’s episode of Last Week Tonight, John Oliver joined the growing chorus of voices pointing out that we aren’t doing enough ...
12:48, 05/13/2019

Trump administration pushed to strip mention of climate change from Arctic policy statement The administration objected to language that, while nonbinding, could be read as a collective commitment to address the effects of climate change in ...
19:48, 05/02/2019

‘Climate change will cost us more’: Ontario Green Party releases rival gas station sticker The sticker, which was revealed Thursday morning, is being offered to gas stations across the province. The Green Party version mocks the Ford govern...
21:00, 05/02/2019

America's Leading Medical Groups Declare ‘Public Health Emergency’ Over Climate Change Climate change is set to make us sicker. There are wildfires and their air pollution; insects and the diseases they spread. There’s drought and the c...
20:00, 06/24/2019

Daily on Energy: Greens pressure news networks to call climate change a ‘crisis’ Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what'...
18:16, 06/07/2019

Pete Buttigieg Proposes National Service Programs for Climate Change and Mental Health Mr. Buttigieg proposed an expansion of voluntary national service programs, aiming to attract 250,000 Americans. Student debt relief would be offered...
14:48, 07/03/2019

Pollution and Climate Change Are Making Mount Everest More Dangerous for Climbers, U.S. Scientist Warns (KATHMANDU, Nepal) — Mount Everest and its surrounding peaks are increasingly polluted and warmer, and nearby glaciers are melting at an alarmi...
18:16, 06/04/2019

Beto’s Green New Deal? Flagging in polls, O’Rourke unveils $5T climate change plan Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke, trailing in the polls despite a high-profile campaign launch, sought to prove his policy chops by un...
21:00, 04/29/2019

Sanders compares climate change push to Pearl Harbor response as he unveils emergency resolution Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., on Tuesday compared the push to combat climate change to the response to the attack on Pearl Harbor as he unveiled legisl...
21:00, 07/09/2019

Fight against climate change and poverty will fail without overhaul of global financial system, says major UN report A major new UN-led report, involving more than 60 international organizations, warns that a comprehensive overhaul of the world’s financial system is...
19:48, 04/28/2019

Students From 1,600 Cities Just Walked Out of School to Protest Climate Change. It Could Be Greta Thunberg’s Biggest Strike Yet Hundreds of thousands of students around the world walked out of their schools and colleges Friday in the latest in a series of strikes urging action...
00:16, 05/25/2019

City of Vancouver votes to demand fossil fuel companies cover climate change costs The motion, which passed 7-4, points to a B.C. government report that projects the City of Vancouver will have to spend $1 billion this century to mi...
00:48, 06/29/2019

Interior's Bernhardt rejects Democratic calls to stop drilling because of climate change, species extinction Interior Secretary David Bernhardt rejected calls from House Democrats on Tuesday to reconsider the agency's efforts to expand oil and gas drilling i...
13:16, 05/08/2019

Democrats rebuke Trump on climate change, pass bill forcing him to stay in Paris Agreement House Democrats rebuked President Trump for rejecting the Paris Agreement Thursday, passing a bill that would bar him from taking the U.S. out of the...
18:32, 05/02/2019

FERC allays climate change worries to approve pipeline to move natural gas from Pennsylvania to Northeast The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission managed to allay concerns about greenhouse gas emissions to issue a long-sought permit Friday to build a pip...
08:32, 05/04/2019

Climate change could end human race, most Brits say in poll, as major report calls for zero emissions by 2050 A majority of Britons believe climate change could end the human race, according to a new poll released after weeks of high profile protests in the c...
14:16, 05/02/2019

Liberals push climate change motion in attempt to force Conservatives to show policy hand In a battle to see can prove they care more about the environment, both the Liberals and the federal New Democrats are pushing motions this week to d...
00:48, 05/15/2019

Climate Change Denialists Dubbed Auto Makers the ‘Opposition’ in Fight Over Trump’s Emissions Rollback Newly released government emails show how climate denier groups quickly dominated the internal discussion over the historic rollback of the Obama-era...
21:00, 07/02/2019

Democratic rivals attack Joe Biden over report he prefers 'middle ground' climate change policy Fellow 2020 Democratic presidential candidates and activist groups attacked former Vice President Joe Biden on Friday for being insufficiently devote...
02:16, 05/11/2019

74 trillion tons of fake snow over Antarctic could 'save coastal cities' from climate change, researchers say Spraying trillions of tons of fake snow may sound like something cooked up by a novelist writing about the year 2150, but according to a new study, i...
20:48, 07/18/2019

Americans consider 'fake news' a bigger problem than terrorism, climate change, illegal immigration: new survey Americans view “fake news” and information as a bigger problem today than terrorism and climate change, according to a new Pew Research Center survey...
06:32, 06/06/2019

Apple's Tim Cook takes apparent swipe at Facebook, says his generation 'failed' on climate change in commencement speech Apple CEO Tim Cook told graduating students at Tulane University that it was their job to remake the world and leave it better for humanity -- while ...
20:48, 05/20/2019

Friday’s Daily Brief: Syria, Yemen airstrikes, Anti-torture panel, Gay rights, Climate change, #Vesak Day On Friday, we cover: Fighting in Syria’s Idlib province; UN condemnation of airstrikes in Yemen; UK’s forced-return policy; LGBTI rights; the UN chie...
00:16, 05/18/2019

Climate change: ‘A moral, ethical and economic imperative’ to slow global warming say UN leaders, calling for more action It is nothing less than a “moral, ethical and economic imperative” to take more action to mitigate the existential threat posed by climate change, sa...
02:16, 05/10/2019

Kelly Craft, Trump choice for UN ambassador, to face questions on climate change, coal industry ties Senate Democrats are poised to grill Trump pick to be UN ambassador, over ties to the coal industry, her views on climate change and her work ethic. ...
15:32, 06/19/2019

President Trump Discusses Climate Change With Prince Charles and Blames Other Countries for Inaction, Despite U.S. Emissions Surge President Donald Trump and Prince Charles discussed climate change during the President’s state visit to the U.K. this week. But Trump continue...
17:32, 06/05/2019

Beto O'Rourke says we have '10 years' left to tackle climate change, blames Trump for rise in hate crimes Former Rep. Beto O'Rourke, D-Texas, has made a series of eyebrow-raising claims in a new interview, including that we have 10 years to fix climate ch...
23:32, 06/21/2019

UN chief outlines ‘intertwined challenges’ of climate change, ocean health facing Pacific nations on the ‘frontline’ Visiting Fiji for the first time as Secretary-General, António Guterres outlined two “fundamental challenges” facing leaders attending the Pacific Is...
02:32, 05/15/2019

Reports: Climate change worsened Europe's heat wave as globe sizzled to hottest June on record Global warming exacerbated the heat wave that baked Europe late last week, a new report released Tuesday said.        ...
23:16, 07/02/2019

Mothers Rise Up march: Thousands of families to take to London's streets to demand urgent action on climate change A mother whose daughter died from an asthma attack believed to be linked to air pollution will join thousands of families with young children in a ra...
21:48, 05/11/2019

‘He Went Seeking Life But Found Death.’ How a Guatemalan Teen Fleeing Climate Change Ended Up Dying in a U.S. Detention Center Tránsito Gutiérrez remembers her 16-year-old son telling her in April that there was no sign of rain. He had good reason to think so: t...
18:00, 05/13/2019

Global South cooperation ‘vital’ to climate change fight, development, Guterres tells historic Buenos Aires summit South-South cooperation is key to the world’s sustainable development and the fight against global warming said the United Nations Secretary-General ...
20:00, 04/28/2019

Copper Slides on Heightened Growth Worries Copper prices slid for the fifth consecutive session, dropping alongside stocks and other risk assets following fresh data pointing to a slowdown in ...
18:16, 05/23/2019

Amazon could face heightened antitrust scrutiny under a new agreement between U.S. regulators The move by the Justice Department and the Federal Trade Commission could result in heightened federal scrutiny of the two tech giants' business prac...
10:16, 06/02/2019

Wall Street seesaws amid heightened trade tensions The S&P 500 was trading flat but was off session lows on Friday as investors tracked trade headlines after China took a hard stance on its tariff war...
18:48, 05/17/2019

'The Ice at the End of the World' review: Scary clues of climate change in Greenland Jon Gertner makes a compelling case that it’s time to start thinking seriously about Greenland as its temperatures rise and ice melts.  &...
20:48, 06/11/2019

The problem with billionaires fighting climate change is the billionaires | Kate Aronoff It’s great that philanthropists are pouring money into environmental causes. But it would be better for the planet if billionaires didn’t exist at al...
08:48, 06/11/2019

Climate change is a 'health emergency', 74 medical groups say Medical and public health groups aligned on Monday to push for consensus commitments to combat climate change, defined as "a health emergency." ...
15:00, 06/24/2019

Domestic workers face heightened slavery risk in UK, warns EU study European report points to legislative gaps in Britain while claiming inquiry was blocked by ‘mafia networks’ in France An EU agency has highlighted t...
06:00, 06/26/2019

Trump Says Will Impose Fresh Sanctions On Iran Amid Heightened Tensions U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday he would impose fresh sanctions on Iran but that he wanted to make a deal to bolster its flagging econom...
22:16, 06/23/2019

Sir David Attenborough delivers stark warning to MPs about 'great social unrest' set to be caused by climate change Sir David Attenborough has delivered a stark warning to MPs about climate change as he predicted future generations will experience "great social unr...
13:48, 07/09/2019

Facebook has told federal investigators it’s open to heightened oversight of its privacy practices Stronger oversight of its data-collection practices could end a wide-ranging federal probe into a series of privacy abuses that came to light last ye...
03:00, 05/04/2019

Air Force fighter planes sent to Persian Gulf amid heightened tensions with Iran The military deployed nearly a dozen Air Force fighter jets to the Persian Gulf state of Qatar amid escalating tensions with Iran and threats against...
10:16, 06/29/2019

Two airlines cancel flights to Cairo after Britain warns of ‘heightened risk of terrorism’ The announcements by British Airways and Lufthansa, two of Europe’s biggest airlines, caught some passengers off guard as they prepared to board thei...
21:32, 07/21/2019