Climate change ‘will inflict substantial damages on US lives’

  • US National Climate Assessment details climate change impact
  • Current response to crisis is insufficient, authors say

California vows to ‘fight this stupidity’ as EPA moves to scrap clean car rules

Governor Jerry Brown calls administration’s proposal to weaken Obama-era emissions rules ‘reckless’ and a ‘betrayal’

‘We can’t see a future’: group takes EU to court over climate change

Litigants from eight countries claim EU institutions are not protecting fundamental rights

UK thinktank: ban new petrol and diesel cars in 2030, not 2040

Green Alliance says ending UK sales earlier would close climate target gap and halve oil imports

Wildlife reserve for Antarctica would be world’s largest

Vast 1.8m sq km fishing-free zone would protect species, such as penguins, leopard seals and whales, and help mitigate the effects of climate change

Global carbon emissions stood still in 2016, offering climate hope

The new data is a welcome sign of progress in the battle against global warming but many challenges remain, including methane from cattle

Scientists: Deadly Heat Could Become New Normal

New climate models show that parts of South Asia will become uninhabitable by 2100 if greenhouse gas emissions are not dramatically reduced. Under a high emissions scenario, where little action is taken to stop climate change, “the heat wave intensity will reach magnitudes that have not been observed before,” Elfatih Eltahir told VOA. Eltahir is a…

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Exxon, Stephen Hawking, greens, and Reagan’s advisors agree on a carbon tax

Nearly everyone other than science-denying Republican Party leaders understands the importance of a carbon pollution tax