Recent News Headlines : Global Warming

BARACK OBAMA JOKINGLY CONGRATULATES HIMSELF AFTER LISTING HIS ECONOMIC ACCOMPLISHMENTS


Former president Barack Obama has jokingly thanked himself in a speech outlining the economic achievements of his administration... READ MORE

6th December, 2017 3175

EXXON TAKES CLIMATE-CHANGE PROBE FIGHT TO MASSACHUSETTS TOP COURT


We are not asking this court to weigh in on the causes of climate change, Justin Anderson, Exxon's lawyer, said... READ MORE

5th December, 2017 163

CLIMATE CHANGE IS RADICALLY RESHUFFLING UK BIRD SPECIES, REPORT FINDS


Weatherwatch climate change means lots of birdsong, even in november... READ MORE

5th December, 2017 550

20 YEARS AFTER KYOTO PROTOCOL, WHERE DOES WORLD STAND ON CLIMATE?


What's the connection between the 2015 Paris climate agreement and the Kyoto Protocol?... READ MORE

4th December, 2017 55

GERMAN COURT TO HEAR PERUVIAN FARMER'S CLIMATE CASE AGAINST RWE


Farmer Saul Luciano Lliuya's case against RWE was well-founded, the court in the north-western city of Hamm said on Thursday... READ MORE

30th November, 2017 1212

WILL TRUMP'S EPA REPEAL THE US CARBON EMISSION PLAN?


We support the Clean Power Plan, said Bill Price, a senior organiser with the Sierra Club in West Virginia... READ MORE

30th November, 2017 243

NEW STUDY UNCOVERS THE 'KEYSTONE DOMINO' STRATEGY OF CLIMATE DENIAL


They found that the science-based blogs all showed that Artic sea ice is declining, and nearly all said that global warming threatens polar bear populations... READ MORE

29th November, 2017 1164

2 MICE SPECIES ARE CHANGING ASTONISHINGLY FAST IN RESPONSE TO CLIMATE CHANGE


The change to the skull shape of the white-footed mouse was found to be much more pronounced than the deer mouse... READ MORE

28th November, 2017 16

AMERICAN LEADERS SHOULD READ THEIR OFFICIAL CLIMATE SCIENCE REPORT


What the report also shows is that the biggest uncertainty in future climate change is us... READ MORE

27th November, 2017 1948

GERMAN'S RESPITE FOR COAL MAY END AS TALKS RESUME WITH MERKEL


Coal power catapulted to the center of coalition wrangling in recent weeks after signs emerged that Germany's falling further behind in cutting emissions... READ MORE

25th November, 2017 164

AMBITIOUS ENERGY FROM THE MINISTER OF CLIMATE CHANGE


The UK has joined with more than 20 other countries in a Powering Past Coal Alliance and I am feeling relieved... READ MORE

21st November, 2017 15

BATTERED BY EXTREME WEATHER, AMERICANS ARE MORE WORRIED ABOUT CLIMATE CHANGE


At the same time, only 15 percent of Americans realize that the expert consensus on human-caused global warming is over 90 percent ... READ MORE

20th November, 2017 3593

UN CLIMATE ENVOYS AGREE ON WAY FORWARD, DESPITE TRUMP


The Paris treaty calls for limiting average global warming to well under two degrees Celsius 3.6 degrees Fahrenheit compared to pre-industrial levels, or 1.5 C if possible... READ MORE

20th November, 2017 1

CLIMATE ENVOYS STEP UP PACE OF WORK WITHOUT SUPPORT FROM TRUMP


We are 15 years or so away from busting the 1.5 degree Celsius budget, said Piers Forster, a professor of climate change at the University of Leeds... READ MORE

19th November, 2017 179

COAL RETURNS AS FLASHPOINT IN GLOBAL CLIMATE-CHANGE FIGHT


Coal emerged as the surprise winner from two weeks of international climate talks in Germany, with leaders of the host country and neighboring Poland joini... READ MORE

19th November, 2017 9

TRUMP STICKING TO HIS COAL-FIRED GUNS ON CLIMATE CHANGE GALVANISES WORLD


These talks were about tightening the bolts on the Paris Agreement to drive momentum behind the global climate juggernaut... READ MORE

18th November, 2017 38

CLIMATE SUMMIT GOES SLOW AND STEADY BUT KING COAL LOOMS


Climate change will determine humanity's destiny, says angela merkel... READ MORE

17th November, 2017 276

GLIMPSE OF 'BONN ZONE' OF UN CLIMATE TALKS IN BONN, GERMANY[1]


A woman takes a selfie at the pavilion of India in Bonn Zone of UN climate talks in Bonn, Germany, on Nov 16, 2017... READ MORE

17th November, 2017 0

'POLITICAL WATERSHED' AS 19 COUNTRIES PLEDGE TO PHASE OUT COAL


A new alliance of 19 nations committed to quickly phasing out coal has been launched at the UN climate summit in Bonn, Germany... READ MORE

16th November, 2017 9908

POPE REBUKES CLIMATE DENIERS AS 'PERVERSE' IN BONN MESSAGE


Francis issued a message to the Bonn meeting, which is working to implement the 2015 Paris accord aimed at capping global emissions... READ MORE

16th November, 2017 0

CLIMATE CHANGE WILL DETERMINE HUMANITY'S DESTINY, SAYS ANGELA MERKEL


That is why I am expressing the extreme concern of Africa in light of the increase of disasters related to climate change... READ MORE

15th November, 2017 2091

BRAZIL'S OIL SALE PLANS PROMPT FEARS OF GLOBAL FOSSIL FUEL EXTRACTION RACE


The accusations contradict Brazil's position at this week's climate talks, where the country's negotiators have urged the world to be more ambitious in cutting carbon emissions... READ MORE

15th November, 2017 491

GLOBAL CLIMATE ACTION MUST BE GENDER EQUAL


For women, fighting for justice - including climate justice - can be downright dangerous... READ MORE

15th November, 2017 2060

A TINY ISLAND PREPARES THE WORLD FOR A CLIMATE REFUGEE CRISIS


As rising sea levels threaten to leave millions homeless, a South Pacific island paradise is upstaging wealthier nations in forging a response to the unfolding crisis... READ MORE

15th November, 2017 642

GROWING NUMBER OF GLOBAL INSURANCE FIRMS DIVESTING FROM FOSSIL FUELS


A growing number of insurance companies increasingly affected by the consequences of climate change are selling holdings in coal companies and refusing to underwrite their operations... READ MORE

15th November, 2017 2536

CLIMATE CHANGE IS COSTLY FOR MANUFACTURING, STUDY SAYS


In aggregate, the study authors note, rising temperatures could cost the global market for manufacturing products billions by the middle of the 21st century... READ MORE

14th November, 2017 27

CHINA'S CARBON MARKET READY - BUT WAITING


There were 87 low carbon provinces and cities, 51 low carbon industrial parks and 400 low carbon communities in China which will peak sooner, he said... READ MORE

14th November, 2017 16

GLOBAL INSURANCE PLAN AIMS TO DEFUSE POTENTIAL CLIMATE DAMAGE 'BOMBSHELL'


It pushes the poor people of the poor countries to pay the insurance premiums from their limited resources, an African diplomat told Climate Home... READ MORE

14th November, 2017 238

SPOTLIGHT: WORLD CLIMATE PLAYERS HAIL CHINA'S CLIMATE ACTIONS - PEOPLE'S DAILY ONLINE


Salomon also hailed China's role at global level climate actions... READ MORE

14th November, 2017 0

'A STEP BACK': EMISSIONS RISE AS WORLD ECONOMY GATHERS PACE


Carbon emissions will rise 2 per cent in 2017 to almost 37 billion tonnes as the world economy heads for 3.6 per cent annual growth... READ MORE

14th November, 2017 141

Trending News Headlines : Global Warming

UN WARNS OF CATASTROPHIC MASS FAMINE IN YEMEN


The money will support grassroots campaigns, research on the health impacts of coal and legal action against coal plants that are breaking pollution rules... READ MORE

9th November, 2017 332949

MICHAEL BLOOMBERGS WAR ON COAL GOES GLOBAL WITH $50M FUND


The money will support grassroots campaigns, research on the health impacts of coal and legal action against coal plants that are breaking pollution rules... READ MORE

9th November, 2017 332949

SYRIA SIGNS PARIS CLIMATE AGREEMENT LEAVING THE US AS THE ONLY COUNTRY IN THE WORLD NOT IN IT


Sindh province in Pakistan has experienced a grim mix of two consequences of climate change... READ MORE

7th November, 2017 92461

WHY ARE THE CRUCIAL QUESTIONS ABOUT HURRICANE HARVEY NOT BEING ASKED?


Hurricane Harvey has devastated a place in which climate breakdown is generated, and in which the policies that prevent it from being addressed are formulated... READ MORE

29th August, 2017 69045

THIS IS HOW YOUR WORLD COULD END


I met University of New Hampshire paleoclimatologist Matthew Huber at a diner near his campus in Durham, New Hampshire... READ MORE

9th September, 2017 33229

THE SEVEN MEGATRENDS THAT COULD BEAT GLOBAL WARMING


'Everybody gets paralysed by bad news because they feel helpless, says Christiana Figueres, the former UN climate chief who delivered the landmark Paris climate change agreement... READ MORE

8th November, 2017 26089

GLOBAL ATMOSPHERIC CO2 LEVELS HIT RECORD HIGH


The new report has raised alarm among scientists and prompted calls for nations to consider more drastic emissions reductions at the upcoming climate negotiations in Bonn... READ MORE

30th October, 2017 23732

REGREENING THE PLANET COULD CUT AS MUCH CARBON AS HALTING OIL USE REPORT


Trees soak up heat-trapping carbon dioxide as they grow and release it when they burn or rot... READ MORE

17th October, 2017 16380

BBC APOLOGISES OVER INTERVIEW WITH CLIMATE SCEPTIC LORD LAWSON


Simon Bullock, at Friends of the Earth, said It was a real choke-on-cornflakes interview, with Lord Lawson's misleading climate-denial views given undue weight, and passing unchallenged... READ MORE

24th October, 2017 15548

NEW STUDY CONFIRMS THE OCEANS ARE WARMING RAPIDLY


The most important measurement of global warming is in the oceans... READ MORE

27th June, 2017 10399

TRUMP NOMINATES OKLAHOMA CONGRESSMAN AS NEXT NASA ADMINISTRATOR


Democrats like Nelson also are likely to bring up Bridenstine's dismissal of climate change and its link to human activity during a floor speech in 2013... READ MORE

2nd September, 2017 8266

3C OF WARMING WILL LEAVE WORLD CITIES BELOW SEA LEVEL


The energy secretary, Rick Perry, and Environmental Protection Agency chief, Scott Pruitt, have said carbon dioxide is not the primary contributor to global warming... READ MORE

4th November, 2017 7577

ANTARCTIC SEA ICE SHRINKS TO SMALLEST EVER EXTENT


People sceptical of mainstream findings by climate scientists have often pointed to Antarctic sea ice as evidence against global warming... READ MORE

15th February, 2017 7481

'I TRIED MY BEST' BUT TRUMP CAN'T BE EDUCATED ON CLIMATE CHANGE


Pruitt has cast doubt on whether carbon dioxide drives global warming, and claimed there is tremendous disagreement among scientists over climate change... READ MORE

10th November, 2017 6537

AMBITIOUS 1.5C PARIS CLIMATE TARGET IS STILL POSSIBLE, NEW ANALYSIS SHOWS


A commonly used scenario for ambitious carbon cuts, called RCP2.6 by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, projects ever bigger carbon cuts as time passes... READ MORE

18th September, 2017 6272

SYDNEY AND MELBOURNE SHOULD PREPARE FOR 50-DEGREE DAYS, CLIMATE RESEARCHERS WARN


ANU co-author Dr Sophie Lewis said a certain amount of global warming was already locked in, and Australia would need to take steps to prepare... READ MORE

5th October, 2017 4828

SYRIA SIGNS PARIS CLIMATE AGREEMENT AND LEAVES US ISOLATED


Syria has decided to sign the Paris agreement on climate change, the world's final functioning state to do so... READ MORE

7th November, 2017 4774

FOSSIL FUEL BURNING SET TO HIT RECORD HIGH IN 2017, SCIENTISTS WARN


The expected jump in the carbon emissions that drive global warming is a giant leap backwards for humankind, according to some scientists... READ MORE

13th November, 2017 4508

EXTREME WEATHER 'COULD KILL UP TO 152,000 A YEAR' IN EUROPE BY 2100


Extreme weather could kill up to 152,000 people yearly in Europe by 2100 if nothing is done to curb the effects of climate change, scientists say... READ MORE

6th August, 2017 3861

FEDERAL SCIENTISTS SAY CLIMATE CHANGE IS NO HOAX, REFUTING TRUMP


Local officials aren't the only ones trying to cope with the effects of climate change... READ MORE

10th August, 2017 3599

CLIMATE FIGHT WON'T WAIT FOR PARIS


Because the fossil fuel industry faces a closing pincers... READ MORE

9th March, 2015 3559

FOSSIL FUEL COMPANIES UNDERMINING PARIS AGREEMENT NEGOTIATIONS REPORT


It comes as the 2018 deadline approaches for member countries to finalise the rule book that guides the implementation of the Paris Agreement... READ MORE

1st November, 2017 3554

GLOBAL CARBON EMISSIONS STOOD STILL IN 2016, OFFERING CLIMATE HOPE


Another quarter of methane emissions come from fossil fuel production and leaks in gas distribution pipes... READ MORE

28th September, 2017 3397

CLIMATE CHANGE ALREADY DAMAGING HEALTH OF MILLIONS GLOBALLY, REPORT FINDS


The health of hundreds of millions of people around the world is already being damaged by climate change, a major report has revealed... READ MORE

31st October, 2017 3373

HOW INDIAS BATTLE WITH CLIMATE CHANGE COULD DETERMINE ALL OF OUR FATES


Indias population and emissions are rising fast, and its ability to tackle poverty without massive fossil fuel use will decide the fate of the planet... READ MORE

7th November, 2017 3337

'THE WAR ON COAL IS OVER'


For Pruitt, getting rid of the Clean Power Plan will mark the culmination of a long fight he began as the elected attorney general of Oklahoma... READ MORE

9th October, 2017 3270

ONE OF WORLD'S LARGEST MARINE PARKS CREATED OFF COAST OF EASTER ISLAND


Rapa Nui protection area, about same size as Chilean mainland, will protect up to 142 species, including 27 threatened with extinction... READ MORE

9th September, 2017 3112

WORLD WILL NEED 'CARBON SUCKING' TECHNOLOGY BY 2030S, SCIENTISTS WARN


I don't think we can have confidence that anything else can do this, the Berlin-based chief executive told a London climate change conference... READ MORE

11th October, 2017 3024

TRUMP PROMISED TO HIRE THE BEST PEOPLE. HE KEEPS HIRING THE WORST. NASA IS NEXT


Dana Nuccitelli Trump's NASA nominee Jim Bridenstine is a climate denier who wants to end the agency's climate research... READ MORE

12th September, 2017 2697

THERE'S MORE CO2 IN THE ATMOSPHERE NOW THAN ANY POINT IN ALMOST A MILLION YEARS


There is hope, but we have to change our behavior in the coming 10 to 20 years to be successful, Taalas said... READ MORE

31st October, 2017 2420


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