Sea Level

OMG measurements of Greenland give us a glimpse of future sea rise

The Oceans Melting Greenland project is taking important measurements to determine how fast sea levels will rise<p>If you meet a group of climate scientists, and ask them how much sea levels will rise by say the year 2100, you will get a wide range of answers. But, those with most expertise in sea …

Global Warming

Ivanka Trump Saves Paris Agreement From Executive Order

Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner pushed President Trump to exclude language that criticized the Paris agreement from an upcoming executive order, the …

Climate Change

Mark Your Calendars for the Next Big Resistance March: April 29, the People's Climate Mobilization

Michael Brune on the People's Climate Mobilization<p>Photo by Henrik Kam<p>Two years ago, the first People's Climate March took place on a crisp, blue-sky …

Climate Change

How A Capitalist Should Tackle Climate Change

The idea of using taxes to reduce pollution has long enjoyed widespread support among economists. Yet despite its impeccable economic logic, a tax on …

Climate Change

Patricia Espinosa on Trump, Brexit, 'loss and damage' and 1.5C goal

Patricia Espinosa, who last year took the helm as executive secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), was in …

Climate Change

If Trump Cares About Jobs, He’ll Stay in the Paris Climate Agreement - VICE

One of President Donald Trump's winning campaign platforms was his promise to bring back thousands of jobs in the fossil fuel industry—particularly those lost to the shrinking coal industry— that left entire counties devastated across the country.<p>But as it turns out, the number of clean energy jobs …

Renewable Energy

Investors pushing business to avoid a carbon bust

Ask a senior banker about the big financial risks that keep them up at night, and climate change probably won't be one of them.<p>Yet that may soon …

Climate Change

Exxon's New Chief Endorses Carbon Tax to Combat Climate Change - Bloomberg

In his first blog post since succeeding Rex Tillerson, the new head of Exxon Mobil Corp. focused on climate change, calling for a carbon tax to …

Climate Change

Hundreds of scientists urge Trump to withdraw from U.N. climate-change agency

More than 300 scientists have urged President Trump to withdraw from the U.N.’s climate-change agency, warning that its push to curtail carbon …

Climate Change

Trump wants to roll back Obama’s Clean Power Plan. Here’s how he’ll do it.

In the coming days, President Donald Trump is widely expected to sign an executive order that will kick off the long, difficult process of dismantling President Barack Obama’s signature climate policy — the Clean Power Plan.<p>Trump’s executive order, by itself, won’t repeal the Clean Power Plan, …

Renewable Energy

The enormous risk of being silent on climate change

If it goes unaddressed, climate change has the potential to unleash massive economic, environmental and societal ramifications on how and where we …

Climate Change

US to send delegates to Bonn climate talks despite Trump vow

The US has said it would send delegates to the next round of international climate change talks in Bonn in May, despite Donald Trump’s vow that he …

Climate Change

Conservative group's carbon plan gives us hope for climate change action | Editorials

After decades of overwhelming scientific evidence showing that man-made emissions are endangering the planet's future, there should be no climate …

Climate Change

UN Climate Chief Seeks Out Tillerson to Keep Paris Deal Alive - Bloomberg

The United Nations’s climate change chief is not taking no for an answer as she travels next week to Washington in the hope of meeting top diplomat …

Climate Change

New Exxon CEO wants climate deal to stay intact

Exxon Mobil's new chairman and CEO, Darren Woods, supports the Paris climate change deal and wants the U.S. to take action to combat global …

Climate Change

Never an ideal time for water price hike: Lawrence Wong

SINGAPORE: Minister for National Development and Second Minister for Finance Lawrence Wong said he understands the concerns that many people have …

Carbon Tax

Pruitt Confirmed to Head EPA

Friday, in a 52-46 vote, the Senate confirmed Scott Pruitt, Oklahoma attorney general to head the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Pruitt was sworn in that evening.<p>As Oklahoma’s attorney general, Pruitt filed 14 lawsuits challenging EPA regulations, including limits on carbon emissions …

Climate Change

That giant crack in Antarctica just keeps getting bigger

It's a matter of weeks before a Delaware-sized iceberg hits the high seas<p>A crack along an Antarctic glacier has grown roughly 30 miles in a matter of months, leaving NASA researchers to believe that the resulting iceberg—known as Larsen C—may make it to the open ocean in as little as a weeks or …

Global Warming

Trump can save his presidency with a great deal to save the climate

Donald Trump is a deal maker, and there’s a great deal to be made on climate change<p>A month into his presidency, Donald Trump already has a minus-8 job approval rating (43% approve, 51% disapprove). Congress has a minus-50 approval rating, and the Republican Party has a minus-14 favorability rating. …

Climate Change

Kushner, Ivanka Trump Pushed to Remove Words Critical of Climate Deal From Executive Order

WASHINGTON—At the request of President Donald Trump’s son-in-law, Jared Kushner, and his wife, Ivanka Trump, language critical of a global climate deal was struck from an executive order that Mr. Trump is planning to sign soon, according to multiple people familiar with the move.<p>Mr. Trump is …

Climate Change

These Students Are Adopting The Climate Goals That Trump Dismisses

"We can't vote, but we can have an impact."<p>Two days after President Donald Trump’s stunning election victory in November, about 80 high school students crammed into the classroom of a suburban Seattle science teacher for an emergency meeting.<p>The students from Tesla STEM High School were worried …

Climate Change

Alabama's newest climatologist has a heads-up for Gulf Coast

Dr. Rebecca Minzoni, a new climatologist at the University of Alabama, is perhaps best known for studying the glaciers of Antarctica. But when asked, …

Climate Change

Guest Voices: Time to stand up for action to fight climate change

Tuesday’s climate change rally in San Diego could not have been more timely. We all need to stand up and speak out against President Donald Trump and …

Climate Change

Donald Trump & Paris Climate Agreement: Teachable Moment for Europe

Trump will soon have a chance to show our allies in Western Europe the error of their emissions-cutting ways.<p>German chancellor Angela Merkel is …

Renewable Energy

Boss Of Royal Dutch Shell In The UK Describes Trump's Clean Energy Stance As 'Disappointing'

But says new US won't stop a global move towards cleaner fuel.<p>The boss of Shell in the UK has labelled President Donald Trump’s stance on new, cleaner forms of energy as “disappointing”.<p>Asked whether Trump had cast doubt the need for a global transition to green energy, Sinead Lynch, country chair …

Biomass

A Republican's case for climate action in the Trump era

Bob Inglis was a Republican Congressman, which to him meant one thing: "Climate change was nonsense."<p>It was the mid '90s and the representative from …

Climate Change

Australian coal 'risks being caught out' by Trump climate U-turn

The president could spring a surprise with a carbon price, making renewables cheaper, US Republican warns<p>Fossil fuel industries in Australia could be left behind by improvements in renewables and the possibility Donald Trump changes tack on a carbon tax, a former US Republican congressman has …

Climate Change

Warning that Donald Trump's climate change denial could lead to UK 'backsliding' on the environment

Theresa May must not use Donald Trump’s climate change denial as an excuse to “backslide” on environmental commitments, the Liberal Democrats have …

Climate Change

The Green Movement Is our planet’s last best hope

Earlier this month, former head of President Donald Trump’s EPA transition team Myron Ebell made the bold claim that the environmental movement is …

Climate Change

Energy agency sees Aust leadership role

The federal government's push to give taxpayer funding to carbon capture and storage has received a boost from the head of the International Energy …

Renewable Energy