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Merkel to youth: Build political support for climate action

Merkel to youth: Build political support for climate action BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel says she understands young people’s frustration about the pace of efforts to combat climate change, but is stressing the need to build political major...

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Climate change creates silver lining for investors, according to World Nano Foundation

Climate change creates silver lining for investors, according to World Nano Foundation LONDON, May 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Saving the planet from Climate Change devastation can benefit investors as well as our future, according to a new Venture Capital (...

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Preventing climate change is hard, preparing for it is easy

Preventing climate change is hard, preparing for it is easy The infrastructure discussion has evolved (or devolved) into a debate about what that clunky four-syllable word means. Whatever it is, “crumbling” is the wrong way to describe it. The correct word...

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World’s Oldest Cave Paintings Are Fading?Climate Change May Be to Blame

World’s Oldest Cave Paintings Are Fading—Climate Change May Be to Blame Repeated shifts between wet and dry conditions boost the growth of salt crystals that destabilize the rock canvas Some of the oldest art in human history is disintegrating, scientists ...

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Climate change threatens one-third of global food production

Climate change threatens one-third of global food production New estimates show that if greenhouse gases continue growing at current rates, large regions at risk of being pushed into climate conditions in which no food is grown today Climate change is known to...

What 2050 could look like if we don’t do anything about climate change: Hot, a constant cough, regular mask-wearing

What 2050 could look like if we don’t do anything about climate change: Hot, a constant cough, regular mask-wearing It’s 2050. A climate change worst case scenario has come to pass. The air is polluted, making you cough. You have to check the air quality b...

Exxon Blames You for Climate Change

Exxon Blames You for Climate Change Over the past few decades, oil companies have largely shifted away from climate denial. Now, you can see the energy giants openly acknowledge that climate change is happening, but their new messaging tends to leave a bad tas...

Philanthropists and billionaires must walk the talk on climate change

Philanthropists and billionaires must walk the talk on climate change The climate is warming at an alarming pace and we have little time left to slow it down. Politicians, policy-makers, scientists, advocacy groups and other experts have proposed a myriad of s...

EXCLUSIVE Fed privately presses big banks on risks from climate change

EXCLUSIVE Fed privately presses big banks on risks from climate change The U.S. Federal Reserve has asked lenders to start providing information on the measures they are taking to mitigate climate change-related risks to their balance sheets, according to four...

How Climate Change Could Make Our Space Junk Problem Worse

How Climate Change Could Make Our Space Junk Problem Worse In the pantheon of climate change concerns, more space junk isn’t high on my list. But apparently it should be. Two striking recent findings show that excess carbon dioxide is messing with the compos...

Cities Are Woefully Unprepared for the Havoc of Climate Change

Cities Are Woefully Unprepared for the Havoc of Climate Change More than 40 percent have no adaptation plan One in four cities around the world lack the money to protect themselves against the ravages of climate breakdown, even though more than 90 percent are ...

Superfund:

Superfund:EPA Should Take Additional Actions to Manage Risks from Climate Change Effects Fast Facts – Climate change may increase the frequency and intensity of certain natural disasters, which could damage Superfund sites—the nation’s most conta...

Adapting to the Security Threat of Climate Change

Adapting to the Security Threat of Climate Change Business continuity plans that address natural and manmade disasters can help turn a cataclysmic business event into a minor slowdown. Climate change is a generational risk with profound implications to alter n...

ExxonMobil Wants You to Take Responsibility for Climate Change, Study Says

ExxonMobil Wants You to Take Responsibility for Climate Change, Study Says ExxonMobil is one of the world’s largest publicly traded oil and gas companies—and it wants you to take responsibility for climate change. A new analysis from researchers at Harvard...

This is how climate change is impacting the ocean – and what we can do about it

This is how climate change is impacting the ocean – and what we can do about it -The ocean is a massive carbon sink, protecting us from the worst of climate change. -But rising air temperatures are melting glaciers, while warming seas are bleaching coral...

‘Relentless’ climate crisis intensified in 2020, says UN report

‘Relentless’ climate crisis intensified in 2020, says UN report Pandemic had no effect on atmospheric CO2 levels but made impacts of global heating worse for millions, report says There was a “relentless” intensification of the climate crisis in 2020, ...

NI climate bill progress to be decided by MLAs

NI climate bill progress to be decided by MLAs The legislation is backed by the main parties in the assembly, except the Democratic Unionist Party. The bill would commit Northern Ireland to reaching net zero emissions by 2045. However, Agriculture Minister Edw...

The not-so-drastic truth behind climate change

The not-so-drastic truth behind climate change Ex-US Department of Energy chief scientist Steven Koonin tells Asia Times it’s not clear yet climate change is leading to global catastrophe Dr Steven Koonin, who served as chief scientist in the US Departme...

Fear of climate change rust belt has governments considering carbon border levy

Fear of climate change rust belt has governments considering carbon border levy Federal budget shows Canada looks to back European push for global carbon tax If you thought Canada’s domestic carbon tax was controversial, just wait for its new global equi...

New evidence of major impacts of climate change on coral reef growth

New evidence of major impacts of climate change on coral reef growth Chagos coral reefs post bleaching, March 2018 (credit Chris Perry) The window of opportunity to save the world’s coral reefs is still open but time is running out, new research shows. An in...

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