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Should We Be Calling Climate Change a 'Climate Crisis'?

How we talk about climate change is rapidly shifting as the ramifications of unchecked carbon pollution become ever clearer. The Guardian sped that shift along last week, when it updated its style guide to encourage reporters to refer to cl...

Should We Be Calling Climate Change a 'Climate Crisis'?

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Guardian tells staff to use ‘climate crisis’ instead of ‘climate change’ Britain’s Guardian newspaper is officially changing its language concerning climate change, opting to call it instead “climate emergency, crisis...
20:00, 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 br...
20:48, 05/17/2019

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, sai...
23:48, 05/09/2019

Teen climate activist urges leaders to admit climate crisis BERLIN — Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg called on world leaders Tuesday to acknowledge the seriousness of global warming and that not enough ...
22:48, 05/28/2019

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's...
18:48, 06/07/2019

“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 t...
16:00, 05/13/2019

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 s...
17:32, 06/13/2019

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 parents...
21:16, 05/06/2019

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 ...
00:16, 05/09/2019

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 Natio...
03:16, 06/06/2019

Could geoengineering really help us solve the climate crisis? With increasing public concern over climate change, interest is turning to geoengineering again. Is it time to take a serious look at engineering our ...
20:16, 05/16/2019

Meltdown: the climate crisis – in pictures MELTDOWN – a visualisation of climate change has opened at Natural History Museum of Vienna. Created by the climate crisis charity Project Pressure, t...
22:00, 06/19/2019

How do you write a play about the climate crisis? As part of a new initiative, playwright Bess Wohl was tasked with writing a play about climate crisis, a daunting proposition that’s morphed into the ...
14:00, 05/24/2019

What is the role of business in tackling the climate crisis? We can't reach the Paris Agreement climate goals without business on board. Some companies are taking the lead, but big polluters still fall way behin...
16:48, 06/20/2019

Jay Inslee Is Actually Taking the Climate Refugee Crisis Seriously In a future where storms are more powerful and entire communities are destroyed, people are going to need somewhere to go. They’re gonna need new home...
18:48, 06/06/2019

Are hurricanes getting stronger – and is the climate crisis to blame? As the Atlantic season nears, we look at whether destructive weather events are getting worse – and how they get their namesA hurricane is a large rot...
08:32, 05/20/2019

Alien abduction: an unlikely solution to the climate crisis An Oxford lecturer claims that a secret breeding programme to create alien-human hybrids will save humanity from environmental disasterName: Alien abd...
14:48, 05/01/2019

Schoolchildren go on strike across world over climate crisis Hundreds of thousands walk out of lessons in 110 countries demanding urgent action Hundreds of thousands of schoolchildren across the world have gone ...
23:48, 05/24/2019

How leading designers are tackling climate crisis Transgenic silk garments that emit a neon glow, sartorial burial suits embedded with flesh-eating microbes, and a bouquet of perfume notes derived fro...
13:00, 05/11/2019

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 panick...
13:00, 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 ...
21:48, 05/20/2019

Climate crisis may be a factor in tufted puffins die-off, study says Researchers believe 3,150 to 8,500 birds starved in Bering Sea due to loss of prey speciesThe death of thousands of tufted puffins in the Bering Sea m...
20:48, 05/29/2019

Author of dystopian climate crisis novel is 'deeply optimistic' John Lanchester tells Hay audience that we have ‘a moral obligation’ not to despairPeople have “a moral obligation” to be optimistic about the climate...
18:48, 05/27/2019

The role of the business sector in tackling the climate crisis We can't reach the Paris Agreement climate goals without business on board. Some companies are taking action, but big polluters are lagging behind. It...
19:48, 06/20/2019

Greens to use EU election mandate to focus on climate crisis Green politicians to push agenda urging climate action, social justice and civil libertiesEurope’s Greens, big winners in Sunday’s European elections,...
05:00, 05/28/2019

New York to pass most progressive climate crisis plan in US Program projects state would produce 100% of its electricity from renewable sources by 2040New York state would launch the most progressive policy in ...
22:00, 06/19/2019

Climate crisis is about to put humanity at risk, UN scientists warn ‘We are in trouble if we don’t act,’ say experts, with up to 1m species at risk of annihilationThe world’s leading scientists will warn the planet’s l...
15:48, 05/03/2019

'Cartoons for Future': Artists react to the climate crisis Building on the "Fridays for Future" demonstrations, an exhibition in Dortmund shows 100 cartoons by international artists commenting on the climate e...
15:00, 06/07/2019

Teachers want climate crisis training, poll shows Survey says teachers feel ill-equipped to educate pupils, as school strikes continueA growing number of teachers want their pupils to learn more about...
10:16, 06/21/2019

We must mobilise for the climate emergency like we do in wartime. Where is the climate minister? | Ian Dunlop and David Spratt Unfortunately, much scientific knowledge produced for climate policymaking is conservative and reticentThe second Morrison ministry contains no one wi...
05:48, 06/03/2019

UN announces roadmap to Climate Summit in 2019, a ‘critical year’ for climate action 2019 is a critical year, the “last chance” for the international community to take effective action on climate change, General Assembly President Mari...
23:16, 04/28/2019

'Historic moment' for indigenous people at climate talks, new climate leader says Climate leader Pasang Dolma Sherpa has just been elected to head the Local Communities and Indigenous Peoples Platform in climate talks. She says indi...
16:48, 06/25/2019

A 'Climate Spring': UK protests embolden global climate movement A civil disobedience campaign that prompted the British parliament to declare a climate emergency has galvanized environmental activists around the gl...
21:48, 05/03/2019

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 2019...
02:48, 06/13/2019

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 spen...
14:32, 05/08/2019

Bill Nye says world needs to respond to climate change like it did with D-Day Bill Nye, host of "Bill Nye the Science Guy," suggested that the world could join together and fight climate change like it came together to battle th...
20:00, 06/06/2019

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 Democrat...
08:32, 05/12/2019

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 ac...
23:16, 05/28/2019

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 August...
06:00, 05/15/2019

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 tour...
16:48, 06/20/2019

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 month...
07:32, 05/08/2019

Four charts that show how the UK stacks up on climate change Emission of greenhouse gases has fallen, but environmental issues are still ‘an emergency’Should the UK declare a “climate emergency” that would infor...
07:48, 05/02/2019

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 solutions...
18:32, 04/28/2019

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 ...
08:48, 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)     ...
18:32, 05/15/2019

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, ...
04:48, 05/14/2019

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 ...
10:16, 05/02/2019

Republicans aren’t just climate deniers. They deny the extinction crisis, too Republican officials and their industry benefactors are sowing doubt about the wildlife extinction crisis that threatens as many as one million specie...
14:00, 05/23/2019

Climate crisis: Alaska is melting and it’s likely to accelerate global heating The state has just had its warmest spring on record, causing permafrost to thaw and dramatically reshaping some areasA city in western Alaska has lost...
08:48, 06/14/2019

Young protesters at DNC headquarters demand debate on climate crisis DNC has declined to hold a climate-specific debate even as Democratic voters rank rising temperatures as a top priorityDozens of young climate protest...
03:00, 06/26/2019

Leonardo DiCaprio spotlights urgency of climate crisis in new film As you may have heard, celebrities have been using their clout to get out the message on climate change -- inviting the question, frequently, as to wh...
00:32, 06/12/2019

What if we covered the climate crisis like we did the start of World War II? | Bill Moyers In the war, the purpose of journalism was to awaken the world to the catastrophe looming ahead of it. We must approach our climate crisis the same way...
12:32, 05/22/2019

Can artificial intelligence in the energy sector help solve the climate crisis? Artificial intelligence conjures fears of job loss and privacy concerns — not to mention sci-fi dystopias. But machine learning can also help us save ...
16:00, 05/14/2019

Climate crisis seriously damaging human health, report finds National academies say effects include spread of diseases and worse mental healthA report by experts from 27 national science academies has set out th...
19:48, 06/03/2019

Factbox: Companies spot big risks and opportunities in climate crisis More than 200 of the world's largest listed companies have forecast that climate change could soon cost them a combined total of almost $1 trillion, a...
08:00, 06/04/2019

Florida appoints first chief science officer to take on climate crisis Tom Frazer plans to make water quality a priority in new role created by Republican governor Ron DeSantisTo say Dr Tom Frazer faces a daunting workloa...
12:32, 05/28/2019

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 ...
06:16, 05/09/2019

Climate crisis: global economy needs major upgrade … fast Ex-US vice-president says only big solutions can offset impact of systemic shifts and avert disasterAl Gore has said the global economy requires a fun...
20:16, 06/25/2019

Climate crisis, tree planting and new left economics | Letters Scotland’s major environment and conservation bodies call for legislation to tackle the climate emergency. Plus letters from Penelope Maclachlan, Char...
20:00, 06/26/2019

Britain to host critical UN climate crisis summit at end of 2020 Gathering aimed at keeping global heating close to 1.5C will be most significant since ParisThe UK is to host a critical global summit on the climate ...
22:00, 06/18/2019

British parliament to hold Citizens' Assembly on climate crisis British lawmakers will hold a Citizens' Assembly to gather views on how to meet its newly-strengthened emissions targets, parliament announced on Thur...
20:16, 06/20/2019

Dutchman swims 121-mile ice-skating route hit by climate crisis Maarten van der Weijden tackles daunting course not used for skating in 22 yearsAs Europe braces for a heatwave this week, a Dutchman is swimming the ...
19:48, 06/24/2019

G20 nations triple coal power subsidies despite climate crisis Major economies pledged a decade ago to phase out all aid for fossil fuelsG20 nations have almost tripled the subsidies they give to coal-fired power ...
03:00, 06/25/2019

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 adm...
22:00, 06/23/2019

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 twist...
14:16, 05/28/2019

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 unexpec...
22:32, 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 campa...
23:00, 06/04/2019

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 ...
00:48, 05/03/2019

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 ...
11:32, 05/03/2019

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 pol...
00:16, 06/05/2019

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 protecti...
16:16, 05/27/2019

California wants to help fight climate change by charging diners more 25 restaurants have signed on to a program to add an optional 1% surcharge to diners’ checks to help reduce carbon footprintDining out isn’t the most ...
23:16, 05/02/2019

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 Dem...
10:48, 05/08/2019

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. ...
18:48, 05/02/2019

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 pu...
16:00, 05/28/2019

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

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 Loca...
18:48, 05/29/2019

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 h...
07:00, 06/20/2019

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 le...
22:16, 05/29/2019

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 grou...
20:32, 05/30/2019

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 Soviet...
22:32, 06/06/2019

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 he...
02:32, 06/25/2019

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 protesters...
04:16, 05/02/2019

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.  ...
07:16, 06/01/2019

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 report...
21:16, 05/06/2019

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 Trum...
19:00, 05/01/2019

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 ...
23:00, 05/06/2019

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 Tue...
13:32, 05/07/2019

US 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 Tue...
17:00, 05/07/2019

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, the...
22:32, 06/24/2019

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 e...
15:48, 05/06/2019

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 the...
22:48, 06/18/2019

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. Withou...
05:32, 06/26/2019

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 coa...
07:48, 06/20/2019

Climate change a top issue for European Parliament voters Concerns about climate change have prompted mass protests across Europe for the past year, turning the issue into a key topic ahead of the European Pa...
12:00, 05/24/2019

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 ...
11:32, 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 b...
19:32, 04/28/2019

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 headl...
02:00, 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 crise...
13:48, 06/13/2019

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

The Latest: Calls for tackling climate change at Osaka G-20 OSAKA, Japan (AP) — The Latest on the meeting of leaders of the Group of 20 major economies (all times local): 3:20 p.m. While prospects for detente i...
08:48, 06/27/2019

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 futur...
20:48, 04/28/2019

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 remov...
02:32, 06/13/2019

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 vulne...
20:48, 04/28/2019

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 ...
00:48, 06/24/2019

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 ...
10:32, 05/12/2019

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 t...
13:16, 06/22/2019

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 an...
23:16, 04/28/2019

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 ...
23:32, 05/21/2019

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 ...
08:48, 05/13/2019

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 f...
19:48, 06/17/2019

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 w...
04:16, 06/18/2019

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 ...
00:00, 05/25/2019

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 w...
22:16, 05/24/2019

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 Intergovernmenta...
17:32, 05/13/2019

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 g...
22:16, 06/22/2019

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 w...
04:32, 05/17/2019

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 ...
22:32, 06/11/2019

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 effe...
11:16, 05/15/2019

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 others...
18:48, 05/17/2019

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 ...
19:32, 04/28/2019

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 says he will gain prominence as more voters learn of his record and policy...
12:32, 05/24/2019

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 de...
19:32, 04/28/2019

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 land...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Climate crisis and antibiotic use could 'sink' fish farming industry – report Investors’ network warns of serious risk to aquaculture from global heating as well as over-reliance on medicinesThe climate crisis, drug use and feed...
09:32, 06/05/2019

UK gardeners given tips to avoid wildfires as climate crisis raises risk Scores of wildfires mean 2019 has already broken the record set during last year’s heatwavePlant aspen trees, avoid eucalyptus, and have a word with y...
12:00, 06/22/2019

Labour would force firms to fight climate crisis or lose contracts Exclusive: Companies bidding for public sector contracts must ‘put people and planet before profit’Companies bidding for public sector contracts will ...
15:00, 05/31/2019

World’s biggest investor accused of dragging feet on climate crisis BlackRock, which controls $6.5tn in assets, urged to use its influence on planet’s biggest pollutersWhen a letter from BlackRock’s founder and chief e...
11:00, 05/21/2019

Millions of Bangladeshi children at risk from climate crisis, warns UNICEF More than 19 million children in Bangladesh are at risk from devastating floods, cyclones and other environmental disasters linked to climate change, ...
20:16, 04/28/2019

Bezos snubs Amazon workers demanding action on climate crisis Thousands of staffers have signed a letter urging the company to overhaul its climate policyAmazon’s chief executive officer, Jeff Bezos, refused to a...
01:32, 05/23/2019

Labour to give Bank of England role in tackling climate crisis John McDonnell says Bank would monitor City firms’ progress on carbon emissionsLabour plans to give the Bank of England powers to help check the readi...
19:48, 06/24/2019

Climate crisis: aviation industry hears clamour for electric planes Shift from fossil fuels top of agenda for Paris air show, industry having lagged behind other sectorsFaced with growing calls for action on the climat...
10:00, 06/15/2019

Much shorter working weeks needed to tackle climate crisis – study UK workers must move to nine-hour week if carbon levels do not change, says thinktankPeople across Europe will need to work drastically fewer hours to...
15:00, 05/22/2019

US schools accused of censoring climate crisis message in graduation speeches Students say authorities have barred them from reading a text that warns of ‘catastrophic climate change’ for being too politicalSchools and colleges ...
08:48, 06/07/2019

Climate crisis more politically polarizing than abortion for US voters, study finds Democrats ranked global heating as the third most important issue on their list, while Republican voters ranked it last in a Yale poll Surging concern...
09:32, 05/22/2019

Single-use plastics a serious climate change hazard, study warns Production must end now, says first ever estimate of plastic’s cradle-to-grave impactThe proliferation of single-use plastic around the world is accel...
07:32, 05/15/2019

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 activ...
08:16, 06/23/2019

UN expert: Millions face dire poverty from climate change BERLIN (AP) — A United Nations expert on poverty says hundreds of millions of people around the world face hunger, displacement, disease and death bec...
22:48, 06/25/2019

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 five...
07:48, 06/04/2019

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 t...
21:48, 05/03/2019

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 pro...
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 ma...
22:32, 06/04/2019

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...
00:16, 06/05/2019

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 U...
16:48, 06/04/2019

'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 ...
17:48, 05/15/2019

Teachers searching for climate change info find propaganda When science teacher Diana Allen set out to teach climate change, a subject she’d never learned in school, she fell into a rabbit’s hole of misinforma...
20:16, 05/15/2019

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 o...
18:16, 05/14/2019

Youth wing urges German far right to change tack on climate The Berlin youth wing of the far-right Alternative for Germany is urging party leaders to stop denying that man-made pollution contributes to climate ...
12:48, 05/28/2019

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 f...
20:48, 05/15/2019

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 deman...
02:32, 06/23/2019

Young Americans’ lawsuit on climate change faces big hurdle 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 ma...
11:32, 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 the...
12:48, 06/04/2019

The House Just Passed Its First Climate Change Bill in a Decade, and That's Not Even the Sad Part If it were up to the House Democrats, the U.S. would still be a part of the Paris Climate Agreement. In fact, they all voted Thursday to pass a bill t...
19:16, 05/03/2019

'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. Loo...
08:16, 05/14/2019

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 tri...
17:32, 05/16/2019

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 e...
19:48, 06/19/2019

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 prot...
00:48, 05/17/2019

Amazon rejects facial recognition, climate change proposals NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon said Wednesday that shareholders voted against proposals related to climate change and facial recognition technology despite pr...
23:48, 05/22/2019

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 ...
04:32, 05/23/2019

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, blun...
12:00, 06/24/2019

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 Tue...
19:00, 05/07/2019

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 swi...
09:32, 05/24/2019

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-foc...
14:48, 05/28/2019

| 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 cl...
21:16, 06/24/2019

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

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 pol...
18:32, 06/24/2019

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 cl...
21:32, 05/24/2019

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 ...
10:48, 05/08/2019

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, acc...
00:16, 05/09/2019

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 greenhou...
00:00, 05/09/2019

U.S. Pressure Blocks Declaration on Climate Change at Arctic Talks The disagreement left the Arctic Council, which was formed to help protect the region's fragile environment, unable to issue a joint declaration for t...
16:48, 05/07/2019

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 deliver...
10:16, 05/07/2019

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 ...
09:00, 05/17/2019

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 her...
00:48, 06/20/2019

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 ...
18:00, 05/04/2019

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, a...
20:16, 05/05/2019

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 for...
04:48, 05/13/2019

Climate change debate in the focus at Exxon’s annual meeting DALLAS (AP) — Activist shareholders are using Exxon Mobil’s annual meeting to accuse the company of failing to confront a future that may includ...
19:32, 05/29/2019

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 l...
06:48, 05/08/2019

Ocasio-Cortez uses viral weatherman to mock GOP on climate change Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez used the Ohio weatherman who berated his audience for griping about breaking into a broadcast of “The Bachelorette...
17:00, 05/29/2019

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 ...
15:00, 05/06/2019

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 g...
18:16, 05/12/2019

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 waste...
21:48, 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 par...
14:00, 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 to...
10:48, 06/20/2019

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 German...
11:16, 05/08/2019

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 hur...
00:16, 06/05/2019

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, ...
08:32, 06/12/2019

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 long...
18:16, 05/01/2019

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 Democra...
07:00, 04/30/2019

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,...
04:00, 06/05/2019

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 craftin...
09:32, 06/14/2019

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, scientists...
06:48, 06/26/2019

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 o...
21:32, 06/05/2019

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 t...
06:48, 04/30/2019

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, EC...
01:16, 06/14/2019

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 ...
10:16, 06/05/2019

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 20...
18:48, 06/26/2019

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 ha...
20:32, 06/26/2019

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 due to further warming, says a new study. The report provides the clea...
19:00, 06/11/2019

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 activist...
16:16, 05/01/2019

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 ...
19:00, 04/28/2019

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 Asturia...
15:32, 06/05/2019

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 medi...
10:48, 06/17/2019

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 ...
05:00, 06/18/2019

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 i...
02:32, 06/05/2019

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 Attenborough...
14:00, 06/18/2019

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. That...
17:32, 05/01/2019

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 ne...
01:48, 05/01/2019

EU issues 'green' investment guide to help combat climate change The European Commission sought to boost the flow of private money to tackle climate change on Tuesday by publishing guidelines on what qualifies as en...
19:00, 06/18/2019

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 nuc...
13:16, 06/08/2019

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 grea...
14:48, 05/01/2019

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 ...
23:48, 05/01/2019

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 Dea...
21:32, 06/08/2019

We’re stepping up – join us for a day to halt this climate crisis | Naomi Klein, Bill McKibben and others We’re calling for a global strike on 20 September. Disrupting our normal lives is the only way to secure our futureOn 20 September, at the request of ...
14:48, 05/24/2019

Scotch on the rocks: distilleries fear climate crisis will endanger whisky production Scotland’s whisky-makers reveal they had to halt production in 2018 heatwave because they ran out of waterScotland’s nature conservation agency last w...
08:32, 06/02/2019

The urgency of climate crisis needed robust new language to describe it | Paul Chadwick Changes to how the Guardian writes about climate announced by Katharine Viner prompted a discussion with readersInitial reader response was positive t...
20:16, 06/16/2019

Major global investor drops US firms deemed climate crisis laggards Legal and General Investment Management cuts companies including ExxonMobilAn ethical investment operation by the UK’s largest asset manager has dumpe...
01:16, 06/21/2019

There's a climate crisis – but Trump's cabinet continues to backtrack on science | Kate Aronoff Conservative donors and fossil fuel companies have the most to lose from large-scale decarbonization – and they know itIn an effort to suppress federa...
17:00, 05/29/2019

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 an...
05:00, 05/04/2019

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-ye...
14:48, 05/10/2019

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 Conser...
21:32, 06/07/2019

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 a...
11:48, 05/07/2019

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 wea...
23:00, 06/24/2019

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, ...
01:48, 04/29/2019

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 c...
19:48, 05/10/2019

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 a...
14:16, 05/31/2019

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 ci...
18:48, 05/07/2019

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 pl...
18:00, 06/26/2019

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 r...
02:48, 05/29/2019

France says final G20 communique must mention Paris climate change agreement France said it will not accept a final G20 communique that does not mention the Paris climate change agreement, as President Emmanuel Macron hardened ...
12:48, 06/26/2019

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 fl...
13:16, 06/18/2019

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 r...
14:48, 05/01/2019

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 grow...
12:00, 04/30/2019

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 journalist...
00:16, 05/07/2019

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

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 em...
02:16, 05/01/2019

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 loss...
08:48, 05/09/2019

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 climate...
06:48, 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 ho...
12:00, 04/30/2019

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 ri...
12:48, 06/08/2019

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, techn...
21:32, 04/29/2019

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 nece...
10:32, 06/21/2019

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 gl...
15:00, 06/19/2019

Donald Trump tells Prince Charles US is 'clean' on climate change President defends record on climate during 90-minute conversation with princePrince Charles spent 75 minutes longer than scheduled trying to convince ...
09:32, 06/05/2019

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-lyi...
20:16, 05/12/2019

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 year...
19:32, 04/28/2019

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....
19:00, 04/28/2019

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 confront...
22:48, 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 chan...
19:48, 05/13/2019

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 c...
20:16, 06/14/2019

U.S. pushed to strip mentions of climate change from Arctic policy statement The Trump administration objected to language in the international statement that, while nonbinding, could be read as a collective commitment to addre...
06:16, 05/03/2019

Political climate change: Australian leaders make last pitch to voters Australia's political leaders on Thursday made their last big pitch to voters ahead of a May 18 election, with the opposition Labor leader calling for...
10:48, 05/16/2019

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 p...
20:32, 05/15/2019

Deforestation and Climate Change Could Split the Amazon Rainforest in Two, Study Finds When I worry about the Amazon Rainforest, I typically worry about deforestation. Maybe I should start worrying about climate change, too. A new study ...
19:32, 06/25/2019

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 The...
19:48, 06/04/2019

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 c...
18:48, 05/14/2019

‘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 edu...
19:00, 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 Democr...
00:16, 05/16/2019

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 ...
09:32, 05/19/2019

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 Pres...
23:32, 06/26/2019

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 chang...
03:48, 05/24/2019

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 ...
17:32, 05/21/2019

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 cal...
06:16, 06/26/2019

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, w...
19:32, 05/11/2019

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 i...
10:48, 06/12/2019

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 partnerin...
17:16, 06/22/2019

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 herse...
02:32, 06/20/2019

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 Pacifi...
16:32, 05/12/2019

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 kid...
12:16, 06/05/2019

Agriculture Secretary Perdue on climate crisis: 'It rained yesterday, it's a nice pretty day today' Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue cited weather patterns and said "it rained yesterday, it's a nice pretty day today" when asked about the cause of t...
16:00, 06/25/2019

Philip Hammond won’t tackle the climate crisis. But a Green New Deal would | Molly Scott Cato The chancellor says we can’t afford to save ourselves. Let’s leave such absurd thinking behind – and invest in green policies• Molly Scott Cato is the...
19:32, 06/06/2019

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 a...
18:00, 05/15/2019

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 Tr...
10:48, 06/15/2019

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 pollution...
00:16, 06/08/2019

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.       ...
19:48, 06/22/2019

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 Presiden...
18:16, 04/28/2019

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

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, ...
22:00, 05/07/2019

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 campa...
17:00, 05/15/2019

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 agenda...
01:48, 05/15/2019

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 clima...
20:00, 05/15/2019

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 crisis...
02:00, 06/12/2019

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 t...
18:48, 04/30/2019

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-wing...
00:32, 05/11/2019

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 food...
20:32, 05/22/2019

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 educationa...
21:16, 05/10/2019

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 defin...
22:00, 04/28/2019

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 fadi...
16:48, 05/12/2019

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 continen...
04:32, 05/10/2019

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 Worl...
22:32, 05/09/2019

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, putting...
21:32, 06/12/2019

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 matter...
23:48, 04/29/2019

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 naive...
03:00, 05/17/2019

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 w...
18:00, 05/14/2019

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. M...
20:00, 05/03/2019

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 s...
15:32, 05/16/2019

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 has...
12:48, 05/16/2019

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 chan...
23:32, 05/24/2019

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 i...
02:48, 05/16/2019

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 new...
22:48, 05/21/2019

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 cl...
07:32, 06/05/2019

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 ...
11:00, 05/07/2019

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,...
08:00, 06/04/2019

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 20...
12:16, 06/07/2019

Microsoft joins group seeking to kill off historic climate change lawsuits Legal immunity would squash raft of climate lawsuits launched by cities and counties across the US seeking compensation for damages Microsoft has join...
19:00, 05/01/2019

‘What Is Your Actual Plan?’ Miami Debates Give Democrats an Opening on 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 inescapabl...
01:32, 06/25/2019

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

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 ...
01:48, 06/20/2019

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.   ...
15:48, 06/18/2019

This Louisiana town is moving to higher ground as taxpayers foot the bill for growing climate crisis Residents of Pecan Acres are some of America's first climate refugees. The plan to move them could become a blueprint for other endangered towns....
18:32, 04/28/2019

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 facial...
02:00, 05/23/2019

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 ...
14:32, 05/11/2019

‘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 governm...
15:48, 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 co...
01:48, 06/25/2019

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 persi...
20:48, 05/22/2019

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 ecosys...
19:00, 04/28/2019

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 intellig...
07:16, 06/09/2019

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 2045...
23:00, 05/08/2019

Jay Inslee Just Dropped His $9 Trillion Plan to Fight Climate Change by Rebuilding the Entire Country Washington Governor Jay Inslee has staked his entire presidential campaign on being the country’s first climate candidate. And on Thursday, he release...
17:48, 05/16/2019

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: ...
12:32, 06/21/2019

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 alarmin...
02:32, 06/05/2019

Inslee ramps up pressure campaign for DNC to hold climate change debate, says earth’s ‘on fire’ Washington state Gov. Jay Inslee is stepping up his push to force the Democratic National Committee to hold a primary debate solely on the issue of cl...
16:16, 06/13/2019

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 transi...
15:16, 06/13/2019

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 ...
22:32, 06/14/2019

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 Democ...
20:16, 05/23/2019

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. ...
22:00, 05/07/2019

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 is...
22:16, 05/08/2019

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 “en...
23:00, 05/18/2019

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, th...
23:16, 04/28/2019

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 ...
13:00, 05/02/2019

‘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 ...
23:32, 05/16/2019

Artificial intelligence summit focuses on fighting hunger, climate crisis and transition to ‘smart sustainable cities’ Artificial intelligence, or AI, is at the forefront of fighting hunger, mitigating the climate crisis and facilitating “the transition to smart sustai...
00:48, 05/29/2019

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....
05:16, 06/06/2019

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 ca...
16:48, 05/02/2019

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 devoted...
05:16, 05/11/2019

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 ...
20:32, 05/24/2019

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 pipe...
07:16, 05/04/2019

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 ...
19:00, 04/28/2019

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 in...
05:48, 05/08/2019

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 de...
00:32, 05/15/2019

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: violence surges in Nigeria, anti-Semitism on the march, taxing pollution to tackle climate crisis, and more Tuesday’s main stories include: thousands fleeing into Niger as violence surges in Nigeria; UN rights office condemns rise in anti-Semitic incidents; ...
22:32, 05/28/2019

Bank of England faces climate change protests ahead of interest rate decision - business live Rolling coverage of the latest economic and financial news, as activists urge the Bank of England to help address the climate change crisisIntroductio...
09:32, 05/02/2019

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 cha...
21:48, 06/21/2019

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 continued...
23:00, 06/05/2019

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 a...
22:00, 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 chief...
22:48, 05/17/2019

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 Isl...
02:48, 05/15/2019

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 ral...
01:00, 05/12/2019

‘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: th...
02:16, 05/14/2019

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 o...
19:16, 04/28/2019

'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.  &#...
18:48, 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."  ...
14:32, 06/24/2019

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 all...
09:16, 06/11/2019

Trump's pick for UN post flips on climate change, breaks with White House: 'real risk' to planet Kelly Knight Craft, Trump's pick for UN post, called climate change a "real risk" to the planet that she would take seriously.    ...
18:00, 06/19/2019

Five most over-the-top climate warnings While there is a broad scientific consensus that man’s activity is playing a role in warming the planet, critics say the effects have been blown out o...
18:48, 05/28/2019

This Is the Only Way to Tackle the Climate Emergency At this point in human history we have three choices: to die, to survive or to thrive. From the wildfires in the U.S., coral die-back in the tropics ...
19:00, 06/14/2019

Climate Vigilantism Is Your Future, Whether You Like It Or Not If governments won't do anything, expect more and more people to take the environment into their own hands. Drew Magary on the rise of the climate vig...
01:16, 06/05/2019

Republicans get into the climate game The top Republicans on the House Energy and Commerce Committee are looking to engage with the Democratic majority on climate change, promoting private...
10:16, 05/03/2019

Joe Biden's Climate Plan Actually Has Teeth Joe Biden’s energy advisor made waves (and not in a good way) last month by saying the former vice president was working on a “middle ground” climate ...
20:48, 06/04/2019

UK Becomes First Parliament To Declare Climate Emergency Britain's opposition Labour Party on Wednesday called for "real action" after parliament became the first in the world to vote to declare a climate em...
12:48, 05/02/2019

Are cruise ships climate killers? The sea cruise industry is booming, and yet protests are growing: Critics claim these floating hotel complexes not only pollute the environment, but a...
03:16, 06/22/2019

The U.K. Has Officially Declared a Climate ‘Emergency’ The U.K. parliament declared an environment and climate emergency on Wednesday. Jeremy Corbyn, the Labour leader who put the motion forward, called th...
14:00, 05/02/2019

Australia’s Politics May Be Changing With Its Climate Australia feels the brunt of climate change. Now, as elections approach, its politicians are trying to figure out how to manage the anxiety of voters....
19:16, 05/07/2019

The First Tribal Climate Emergency Declaration Is Here—and It Won't Be the Last In the Arctic, people don’t have time to wait around for others to take action to stop climate change. This region of the world is warming faster than...
20:16, 05/24/2019

A German village goes it alone on climate protection In Germany, villages and towns are leading the pack in the climate change fight. One motivated mayor has set up a store stocked with regional produce ...
15:48, 05/01/2019

EU leaders haggle over climate, top jobs The European Union's 28 national leaders meet in Brussels on Thursday to haggle over how ambitious their climate goals should be and who should naviga...
01:16, 06/20/2019

The Cold War Project That Pulled Climate Science From the Ice A top secret US nuke installation in Greenland was supposed to end with 600 missiles aimed at the USSR. Instead it opened the door to a huge breakthro...
13:48, 06/12/2019

UK climate report: What your life could be like in a low-carbon future An ambitious plan to cut the UK's greenhouse gas emissions will see the country completely transform many aspects of daily life. Here's what it will m...
03:48, 05/02/2019

BP shareholders overwhelmingly adopt climate resolution BP shareholders overwhelmingly approved a climate resolution on Tuesday backed by investors and the oil and gas company which calls for it to meet the...
19:00, 05/21/2019

Irish parliament declares climate emergency Greta Thunberg says Dublin decision to follow British MPs’ lead is ‘great news’Ireland’s parliament has become the second after Britain’s to declare a...
12:16, 05/10/2019

How the Climate Plans of Presidential Hopefuls Stack Up Scientists warn that governments have about 11 years to enact large-scale changes to stop global warming. The next administration will have even less ...
00:16, 05/11/2019

Ocasio-Cortez: Serious climate plan to cost at least $10T WASHINGTON (AP) — Freshman Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York says any plan to adequately address climate change would cost at least $10 trilli...
22:16, 06/05/2019

Jay Inslee is putting climate on the 2020 agenda Jay Inslee is succeeding in raising the profile of climate change, if not in gaining traction in the Democratic presidential primary. Climate change h...
13:48, 06/21/2019

EU's Juncker cautions against ramping up climate goals The outgoing European Union chief executive said on Tuesday the bloc should focus on meeting its 2030 existing targets before ramping up long-term cli...
21:32, 06/11/2019

EU top court throws out citizens' climate suit The European Court of Justice ruled that individuals cannot sue the EU over inaction in the climate crisis. Lawyers for the "People's Climate Case" ha...
21:48, 05/22/2019

Climate is an emergency: Let's not leave action to activists Movements such as Extinction Rebellion may look political, but climate change is above politics – and it is up to all of us to force governments to ta...
18:48, 04/29/2019

Companies Can Predict Climate Catastrophes for You—as a Service One startup in the growing climate services industry lets you pull up a map and design your own disaster, to help put a price on climate change's impa...
19:32, 04/29/2019

Designing water infrastructure for climate uncertainty In Kenya’s second largest city, Mombasa, the demand for water is expected to double by 2035 to an estimated 300,000 cubic meters per day. In Mombasa’s...
18:32, 04/28/2019

UK citizens’ assembly on climate emergency announced MPs launch assembly plan but environmental activists say its conclusions must be bindingA citizens’ assembly on the climate emergency will take place ...
18:16, 06/20/2019

Who can convince those who reject climate science? Maybe their kids Enlarge / Give kids something to talk about, and they'll take it home with them. (credit: Courtney Celley/USFWS) There are significant generational ...
02:16, 05/09/2019

Godzilla: from radioactive colossus to unlikely climate hero Ever since Godzilla first rampaged across cinema screens 65 years ago, film critics have seen the reptilian anti-hero as a symbol of the fears gnawing...
16:48, 06/04/2019

E.U. Leaders Fail to Strengthen Climate Target A proposal to reduce the 28-country bloc's net carbon emissions to zero by 2050 failed when eastern countries that are heavily dependant on coal raise...
01:00, 06/21/2019

G20 climate talks will be difficult: German official Discussions on climate change will be particularly tough at the G20 summit of leading economies in Osaka, Japan, this year, a German government offici...
17:48, 06/26/2019

EPA's top auto regulator to head climate office Chris Grundler, the head of the EPA's transportation office who oversaw the rollout of some of the agency's most important rules, including greenhouse...
21:00, 06/07/2019

Cracks appear in German government over planned climate law BERLIN (AP) — Divisions between German Chancellor Angela Merkel and her coalition partners appear to be widening over plans for an ambitious law to cu...
11:00, 05/13/2019

German voters see climate as biggest EU challenge Voters in Germany want their elected representatives in Europe to tackle the environment more than any other issue. In a new survey spanning eight cou...
08:16, 05/13/2019

EU climate goals ditched as Warsaw and Budapest dig in Poland and Hungary said they will put their own economies first after rejecting an EU bid for net-zero greenhouse gas emissions. All very well, but th...
16:16, 06/26/2019

The Londoner: Climate champion's bumpy take-off Labour climate champion spends high on flights | Sadiq Khan becomes friends with a New Yorker | Steve Baker, Mark Francois, and Steve Bray make peace ...
15:16, 06/26/2019

Germany's 'climate cabinet' delays action again The special committee met in Berlin to discuss future climate action after the issue featured prominently in Sunday's EU elections. But critics say th...
04:32, 05/30/2019

Indigenous Australians challenge government over climate at UN In the first case of its kind, an indigenous group is accusing the Australian government of violating their human rights by not taking action on clima...
08:16, 05/13/2019

More U.S. firms making changes in response to climate concerns A survey found that two-thirds of corporate decision-makers who are aware of grave climate-change reports have reviewed or changed their energy manage...
11:32, 06/15/2019

Democrats, media change tune on border: No longer a ‘manufactured crisis’ Mainstream media and congressional Democrats alike were in lockstep just months ago that the situation along the southern border was a “manufactured c...
19:00, 06/26/2019

Students stage ‘die-in’ climate protest in German parliament BERLIN (AP) — Students have disrupted a youth event in the German parliament, lying down in the chamber in a “die-in” to protest the gover...
17:48, 06/04/2019

Students stage 'die-in' climate protest in German parliament Students have disrupted a youth event in the German parliament, lying down in the chamber in a "die-in" to protest the government's climate policies....
19:00, 06/04/2019

Companies lag in climate-related disclosures: G20 Task Force Companies are failing to disclose sufficient detail about how exposed they are to the potential risks of climate change, a global task force said in a...
15:48, 06/05/2019

Venus may have had a climate suitable for life billions of years ago Nowadays, Venus is sweltering with no liquid water on its surface. But billions of years ago it may have had an ocean and a relatively pleasant climat...
18:32, 04/28/2019

Constance becomes first German city to declare 'climate emergency' Council members in the German city have unanimously passed a resolution recognizing climate change as an acute threat. The move was spurred by calls f...
00:16, 05/03/2019

Scotland faces climate 'apocalypse' without action to cut emissions Natural heritage chief warns of flooded and deserted towns, dead forests and polluted riversThe head of Scotland’s nature conservation agency has warn...
17:00, 05/31/2019

House approves measure to keep US in Paris climate agreement WASHINGTON (AP) — The Democratic-controlled House has approved legislation that would prevent President Donald Trump from following through on his ple...
18:32, 05/02/2019

Joe Biden accused of plagiarizing parts of new climate platform Presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden is facing  claims that his campaign plagiarized at least five parts of the climate platform...
22:48, 06/04/2019

Thousands join climate protests in western Germany HOCHNEUKIRCH, Germany (AP) — Thousands have joined climate protests in the western German village of Hochneukirch near one of the country’s bigg...
13:16, 06/22/2019

United Nations Says 80 Countries May Ramp Up Climate Pledges The countries may increase their climate goals, but the United Nations says that to avert extreme warming, an “exponential increase in ambition” is ne...
23:16, 05/28/2019

What oil companies knew: the great climate cover-up - podcast Oil firms are said to have known for decades of the link between burning fossil fuels and climate breakdown. Author Bill McKibben describes how indust...
05:00, 06/19/2019

‘This is a wake-up call’: the villagers who could be Britain’s first climate refugees As sea levels rise, Fairbourne, sandwiched between mountains and the beach, is being returned to the waves. But where will its residents go?It is an a...
14:32, 05/18/2019

Tesco CEO not ready to check out in tough UK retail climate The boss of Tesco said he had unfinished business at Britain's biggest retailer after its quarterly sales growth slowed in a subdued grocery market un...
14:32, 06/13/2019

BBC climate doc adviser: Earth is sending us really powerful messages Chris Rapley, scientific advisor on the BBC's new climate change documentary, talks rising temperatures, hammering home the message, and David Attenbo...
19:32, 04/28/2019

Southern German city declares ‘climate emergency’ A city in southern Germany has become the first in the country to declare a “climate emergency,” following similar moves in Canada, Britain and Switze...
15:48, 05/03/2019

The climate costs of a plastic planet | Carroll Muffett Every stage of the plastic lifecycle releases harmful carbon emissions into the atmosphere, contributing to global heatingUpset about the plastic cris...
12:16, 06/25/2019

New Zealand introduces climate bill to become carbon neutral WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand’s government has introduced an ambitious climate change bill that aims to make the nation carbon neut...
04:00, 05/08/2019