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French Minister Poirson's Plan to Combat Climate Change
Despite the U.S. withdrawing from the Paris Climate Accord, France Secretary of State for the Ecological and Inclusive Transition Brune Poirson is recruiting U.S. investors for the One Planet Summit. She speaks with Bloomberg's Julie Hyman. (Source: Bloomberg)
How Coca-Cola and Climate Change Created a Public Health Crisis in a Mexican Town
Some neighborhoods in the town only get running water a few times a week, so residents turn to soda, drinking more than half a gallon a day on average.
2018 is only halfway over, but a troubling climate change trend is already apparent
Scientists at NASA’s Goddard Institute for Space Studies (GISS) and Columbia University that the average surface temperature on Earth between January and June this year was the third hottest half-year on record, since good record keeping began long ago, in 1880.
What Watching Sports On TV Can Show Us About Climate Change
“There is a remarkable difference visible in video images,” he said. “If you watch old cycling videos, the trees are often still bare, with no leaves whatsoever, whereas in recent editions, the trees are largely green with leaves or with flowers.”
Airlines react to rising temperatures as industry feels effects of climate change
Passenger planes have been approved to fly at higher temperatures in the US, following a request from American Airlines, which grounded dozens of flights last year due to extreme weather conditions.
Climate Change Is Killing the Cedars of Lebanon
Barouk Cedar Forest, Lebanon - Walking among the cedars on a mountain slope in Lebanon feels like visiting the territory of primeval beings. Some of the oldest trees have been here for more than 1,000 years, spreading their uniquely horizontal branches like outstretched arms and sending their roots
US governments are suing the world's largest oil companies for making climate change a 'public nuisance'
Thanks to climate change,sea levels are risingandstorm surges are becoming more costlyand frequent. Since most American state and local governments are cash-strapped, cities and counties fear that they won't be able to afford all the construction it will take to protect their people and property.
Overnight Energy: GAO: Few schools test for lead in water FEMA avoids mention of ‘climate change,’ takes blame for Hurricane Maria response | Dems challenge ESA rollbacks
“The findings in this report are disturbing and unacceptable,” the Democrats, lead by House Energy and Commerce Ranking Member Frank Pallone (D-N.J.), said in joint statement. “No child should be put at risk for toxic lead exposure simply by drinking water at school.”
How young activists hope to make climate change a political priority | StateImpact Pennsylvania
Anaïs Peterson, 20, used to play soccer at this field in Indiana Township that's close to the site of a new natural gas well pad. She's organizing a march in Pittsburgh focused on climate change, and is calling for officials to stop the expansion of fracking in Allegheny County, among other requests
Study: Climate change could kill your internet in 15 years
In a new study, researchers at the University of Wisconsin–Madison and the University of Oregon found that thousands of miles of buried fiber optic cable are at risk of drowning under the rising seas. This isn’t something that will happen in the distant future, but could be a reality in just 15 year
New Methodologies to Help Banking Industry Assess Physical Risk and Opportunities of Climate Change Published Today | Markets Insider
Sixteen leading banks convened by the UN Environment Finance Initiative (UNEP FI) and supported by climate risk advisory firm Acclimatise, have releasednew methodologiesthat aim to help the banking industry to understand and manage thephysical risks and opportunities of climate change in their loan
Can Carbon Farming Reverse Climate Change?
What if the carbon dioxide that leads to global warming could be captured, stored, and used for farming?
Supersonic Jets For The Ultra Rich Could Be A Climate Change Disaster
Fifteen years after the last Concorde flew, a new fleet of up to 2,000 supersonic business jets is in the works to ferry wealthy travelers around the world. The planes are expected to hit the runway in the next decade, but theclimate changealarms are already going off.
Investment in energy fell again in 2017, raising fresh concerns about security and climate change
The amount of money flowing into the energy sector fell for a third straight year, raising concerns about the world's ability to provide enough power and tackle climate change, the International Energy Agency reported on Tuesday. On the whole, governments and businesses plowed $1.8 trillion into the
Large sharks could soon be heading for Britain due to climate change
Warming oceans mean large species such as hammerheads are likely to make their way north from the Mediterranean and Spanish coast Great white sharks could soon be swimming in British waters as rising ocean temperatures allow southern species to venture north for the first time. In the coming decades
Climate change is turning sea turtle eggs female. What about alligators?
Sometime in mid-August, 400 baby alligators will hatch on the roof of a building at the University of North Florida.Researchers will scoop up the newborns and tally them up: male or female? If Professor Adam Rosenblatt’s hypothesis is correct, most of the tiny reptiles wriggling out of their manmade
UK politicians 'failing to rise to the challenge of climate change'
Government's top climate adviser warns policymakers will be judged harshly by future generations if they don't act now Winter Hill wildfire, near Bolton in Lancashire. 'Anyone who read the news' could see mounting evidence of the effects of climate change, Lord Deben said. Photograph: Charlotte Gra
New Public-Private Partnership to Transform Island Grids on the Front Lines of Climate Change | Markets Insider
NEW YORK CITY, July 16, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Republic of Palau, EarthX, GridMarket, and the Global Island Partnership (GLISPA) are proud to announce that they have formed a new partnership during the United Nationsâ€™ High-Level Political Forum to help island and coastal communities achieve
When Politics Meets Values: Elon Musk's Climate Change Philanthropy
Elon Musk’s record in business is one of a dedication to attacking some of the world’s most pressing issues through corporate models. In doing so (and despite his controversies) he has become the iconic social entrepreneur of our time. For electric cars, solar energy, the future of trucking and more
Climate change is behind the global heat wave. Why won't the media say it?
But journalists who report on the fires or heat waves rarely acknowledge this reality. Last week, the local newscasters in my area never did, even though it has a very familiar name: climate change.