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February 21, 2019: Government advisers suggest homes are heated using low-carbon energy insteadGas hobs or boilers should be banned from being installed in new homes within the next six years, government advisers have recommended.A report by the Committee on Climate Change (CCC) says that from 2025 at the latest, no new homes should b...
February 21, 2019: The hurricanes that pounded Puerto Rico in 2017, blasting away most of its forest cover, may give scientists clues to how the world will respond to climate change and increasingly severe weather.
February 21, 2019: William Happer will reportedly lead the new Presidential Committee on Climate Security.
February 21, 2019: On Friday demonstrators will protest against ‘negligent’ climate change education Teachers will follow on the heels of striking students on Friday with a protest to demand the national curriculum be reformed to make the climate and ecological crisis an educational priority.The Extinction Rebellion group will sup...
February 21, 2019: Few headlines were sparked by food crises that ravaged Madagascar, Ethiopia and HaitiClimate change was responsible for the majority of under-reported humanitarian disasters last year, according to analysis of more than a million online news stories.Whole populations were affected by food crises in countries ravaged...
February 20, 2019: In 1975, geologist Wallace Broecker penned a scientific paper warning about the still little-discussed concept of global
February 20, 2019: The Bramble Cay melomys has been called the first mammalian victim of human-induced climate change.
February 20, 2019: The Bramble Cay melomys doesn't look like much, but it's become the first mammal to go extinct because of human-caused climate change.
February 20, 2019: Courage and conviction may not be enough – that’s something I learned from other movements’ failuresThis one has to succeed. It is not just that the youth climate strike, now building worldwide with tremendous speed, is our best (and possibly our last) hope of avoiding catastrophe. It is also that the impacts ...
February 20, 2019: After too long a silence, art is finally tackling global warming. Here are the big players – including the photographer who’s lighting up AlaskaIn 1975, photographer Michel Comte stood up before scientists, business leaders and politicians at the Club of Rome to deliver a speech about the climate disaster he bel...
February 20, 2019: Washington state’s Democratic governor wants to ‘put the pedal to the metal’ to save the planetThe US stands virtually alone in the world in having a leader who openly dismisses the reality of climate change. But amid growing concern among Americans about the overheating planet, one potential 2020 presidential...
February 20, 2019: Some climate scientists predict those balmy days in winters of the future will be frequently interrupted by extreme cold.
February 20, 2019: A prominent American economist says there are very
February 20, 2019: Amid climate change risks in operations and regulations.
February 20, 2019: The Bramble Cay melomys was native to the Barrier Reef and the victim of high water levels.
February 20, 2019: Committee would advise Trump on the ‘scientific understanding of today’s climate’, according to National Security CouncilSign up for the US morning briefing for a fresh perspective 4.30pm GMT A judge said a lawsuit aiming to stop Barack Obama’s presidential center from being opened in a Chicago park could go...
February 20, 2019: The Pentagon and federal intelligence agencies have said that climate change is a threat. Now, the White House is planning a panel to study whether or not that is true.
February 20, 2019: The humble Bramble Cay melomys has disappeared from its island in the Great Barrier Reef.
February 20, 2019: The White House is readying a presidential panel that would question U.S. military and intelligence reports showing human-driven climate change poses risks to national security, according to a document seen by Reuters on Wednesday.
February 20, 2019: Glencore says it will not grow its coal output beyond current levels as it aims to align its business with efforts to battle climate change.
February 20, 2019: The White House is putting together a special panel to look into the potential effects of climate change on national security and the group will include at least one well-known climate denier.The panel, called the Presidential Committee on Climate...
February 20, 2019: Cultured meat production could spur global warming more in the long term than some types of beef cattle farming, a new study suggests.
February 20, 2019: Democrats say border security is not a national emergency, while issues like climate change, opioid addiction and gun violence are.
February 20, 2019: Rising sea levels and residual effects from nuclear testing are ushering in a wave of homeless migrants into Honolulu.
February 20, 2019: INTERIOR OFFICIALS VIOLATED ETHICS STANDARDS, GROUP SAYS: A government ethics group is accusing six political officials at the Interior Department of violating the Trump administration’s ethics pledge.The Campaign Legal Center sent a formal...