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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 changes in hue will be hard to spot, but they make a big difference in marine ecosystems, scientists report.
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: Customs at China's northern Dalian port has banned imports of Australian coal and will cap overall coal imports for 2019 through its harbours at 12 million tonnes, an official at Dalian Port Group told Reuters on Thursday.
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: China's customs administration is testing coal imports for reasons including environmental protection, a foreign ministry spokesman said on Thursday.
February 21, 2019: Pakistani officials say flash floods and heavy winter rains have led to the deaths of 12 people in the country's southwest and central regions.
February 21, 2019: Kingston jumped out of his family's truck as they were fleeing a deadly wildfire in town of Paradise.
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 21, 2019: Signs the United States and China were tackling some of the stickiest issues in their trade war kept world shares near a four-month high on Thursday, though it could not prevent a favorite Chinese proxy, the Aussie dollar, hitting the skids.
February 21, 2019: The Australian dollar slid by 1% following reports that the country's biggest export was being denied access to Dalian port
February 21, 2019: Met Office predicts sunshine and mild temperatures to spread to all of UK by weekendFollowing a short-lived cold snap, spring has sprung early in the UK with temperatures set to rise to 18C (64.4F) in some areas this weekend, according to the Met Office.Waves of warm air currently sweeping up from the continent will...
February 21, 2019: Scientists use measurements taken 20 years ago to find the atmosphere reaches almost 400,000 miles into space.
February 21, 2019: A new storm is forming on the West Coast on Thursday morning.
February 21, 2019: According to the lawsuit brought against the city, vehicles replaced with FEMA money had been out of operations for years before 2012.
February 20, 2019: The clean energy boffins in their labs are always upping the theoretical limit on how much power you can get out of sunshine, but us plebes actually installing solar cells are stuck with years-old tech that's not half as good as what they're seeing. This new design from Insolight could be the one that changes all that.
February 20, 2019: In 1975, geologist Wallace Broecker penned a scientific paper warning about the still little-discussed concept of global
February 20, 2019: Hawaii transportation officials were assessing an unstable slope above a busy highway on Oahu Tuesday after a landslide on the roadway sent three people to the hospital.
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: Mars’ InSight lander sets up its weather station and is already detecting some pretty bizarre stuff.