Global Weather News

October 1, 2020: According to Morningstar analysts, BlackRock has opposed over 80% of shareholder resolutions calling for risk disclosures on climate change
October 1, 2020: Joe Biden's energy plan focuses on R&D for clean energy, tax credits to speed spread of renewable power and electric vehicles. It is in stark contrast to President Trump's energy agenda.
September 30, 2020: President Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden sparred over climate change and their respective records on the issue during Tuesday night's presidential debate.Moderator Chris Wallace asked Trump during one segment of the debate...
September 30, 2020: The debate quickly devolved into a chaotic shouting match.
September 30, 2020: Record-breaking wildfires and hurricanes were just the most high-profile effects of global heating – and this is just the startIn a flurry of recent fires and storms, the climate crisis has left unmistakable wounds on America. Even in a tumultuous year not short of anguish elsewhere, scientists warn the climate-fu...
September 30, 2020: HAPPY WEDNESDAY! Welcome to Overnight Energy, The Hill's roundup of the latest energy and environment news. Please send tips and comments to Rebecca Beitsch at rbeitsch@thehill.com. Follow her on Twitter: @rebeccabeitsch. Reach Rachel Frazin at...
September 29, 2020: As the climate warms, spring temperatures are arriving earlier and earlier, causing some animals to alter their breeding and migrational patterns.
September 29, 2020: This year’s devastating wildfires illustrate how high the costs of failing to deal with climate change will be, Elizabeth Kolbert writes.
September 29, 2020: There are opportunities for real estate investors to make money in any economic climate. You just have to know where you are in the market and adjust your focus accordingly.
September 29, 2020: Researchers have drawn up a blueprint of areas that need additional conservation to stem biodiversity and climate crisesWorld leaders are preparing to join a key summit on biodiversity being hosted in New York amid mounting evidence that governments are failing to halt the unprecedented loss of species around the wo...
September 29, 2020: A huge wildfire shut down a portion of a cross-country interstate highway for two weeks. Now, in a ripple effect of the fire, the newly treeless area is vulnerable to flash floods and landslides.
September 29, 2020: By Michael Sol Warren | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com and Charles Wohlforth | Climate Central Down Bottom Farms, an urban farm operated by the Ironbound Community Corporation in Newark's Ironbound neighborhood. September 21, 2020. (Michael Sol Warren | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com) Michael Sol Warren | NJ...
September 28, 2020: In the annual State of the European Union speech, European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen proposed a new architectural style for a carbon-neutral future in Europe.
September 28, 2020: Universities are bowing to pressure from their students to include modules on climate breakdown and sustainabilityIn five years’ time, every student at Sheffield University – whether they study maths, music or drama – will also need to get to grips with sustainability. Be it the climate crisis, global poverty ...
September 28, 2020: Green campaigners call for clarity on tree-planting and on interim subsidy systemFarmers need more support from the government to plant the trees necessary to meet the UK’s climate targets, ministers have been told, as they consider wide-ranging changes to farming payments after Brexit.Tree-planting is expensive, ...
September 28, 2020: It's a tall order for the world's top coal consumer.
September 28, 2020: In a shock move that didn’t get the attention it deserved, China, the world’s largest emitter and the dominant user of coal to generate electricity, committed at the UN General Assembly to ensure that its emissions will peak by 2030 and that it would become carbon-neutral by 2060.
September 28, 2020: A more stable ocean sounds idyllic, but it creates a dangerous feedback loop for our warming planetHumans have made the oceans more stable, and the result will be more extreme weather and the acceleration of climate change.You may have heard the phrase “hot air rises”. And it is true: when you heat up air, the w...
September 28, 2020: Roughly a quarter of childless adults say climate change is a factor in their decision not to have children, according to a Monday poll from Morning Consult.Eleven percent of those surveyed said climate change was a major reason they would not...
September 28, 2020: HAPPY MONDAY! Welcome to Overnight Energy, The Hill's roundup of the latest energy and environment news. Please send tips and comments to Rebecca Beitsch at rbeitsch@thehill.com. Follow her on Twitter: @rebeccabeitsch. Reach Rachel Frazin at rfrazin...
September 27, 2020: A wall of money is flowing into environmental stocks and it’s going to keep pushing prices up higher.
September 27, 2020: “Might Americans finally be waking up to how climate is about to transform their lives?”
September 27, 2020: The country debates women’s honor inexhaustibly but pays little attention to the ferocious and imminent dangers of climate change.
September 27, 2020: Companies know the U.S. economy’s large exposure to climate threats. Regulators can make them show their cards.
September 27, 2020: Eighteen years after declining to take a hard stance in his first profile on 60 Minutes, Sir David Attenborough warns about the dangers of climate change.