Climate Voters Still Want More From Biden

One Super Tuesday exit poll found that 34 percent of voters who cited climate change as their most important issue went for Mr.His climate change plan would inject $1. Read more »

Coronavirus Halts Street Protests, but Climate Activists Have a Plan

ETThe coronavirus outbreak has prompted climate activists to abandon public demonstrations, one of their most powerful tools for raising public awareness, and shift to online protests.”Similarly, a coalition of climate movements had planned huge protests around commemorations for the 50th annual Earth Day in April. Read more »

Social Distancing? You Might Be Fighting Climate Change, Too

Nicholas said.Nicholas was an author of a 2018 study that examines greenhouse gas emissions reductions in actions people take to fight climate change, and is currently writing a book about personal action and the climate crisis. Read more »

What Climate Change Can Teach Us About Fighting the Coronavirus

Gernot Wagner, a climate economist at New York University, called the virus “climate change on warp speed.The fossil fuel industry has pushed climate science denial into the public consciousness. Read more »

The Climate Changes Before Your Eyes

Its efforts to educate the public on climate change amount to “a lot of leverage, institutionally,” she added, “and we think that’s our role.“There’s so much noise around climate change that’s political noise, not scientific noise,” Ms. Read more »

Climate Change Affected Australia’s Wildfires, Scientists Confirm

The researchers said the full influence of climate change on the fires was probably much greater, but that climate simulations, which form the basis of this type of study, underestimate trends in extreme heat in Australia compared with real-world observational data.But the real influence of climate change on the recent fire season in Australia is greater, he added. Read more »

A Trump Insider Embeds Climate Denial in Scientific Research

At the Interior Department, an official has pressured scientists to include misleading claims about climate change in their work.In Interior Department emails to scientists, Mr. Read more »

Knitters Chronicle Climate Change One Stitch at a Time

ImagePeople knitting temperature scarves and other items at The Yarnery.“It’s a way to start a conversation about climate change that is different,” Ms. Read more »

Oil and Gas May Be a Far Bigger Climate Threat Than We Knew

ETOil and gas production may be responsible for a far larger share of the soaring levels of methane, a powerful greenhouse gas, in the earth’s atmosphere than previously thought, new research has found.“If these emissions are truly coming from oil, gas extraction, production use, the industry isn’t even reporting or seeing that right now. Read more »

Rajendra Pachauri, 79, Dies; Led Nobel-Winning Climate Agency

As chairman of the United Nations’ climate science panel, he worked to make the risks of global warning known.”The panel’s reports have detailed the overwhelming scientific evidence in support of climate change. Read more »

How a Trillion Trees Triumphed Over Trump’s Climate Denialism

Marc Benioff, chairman of Salesforce, at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, where President Trump embraced his Trillion Trees climate initiative.It is far from clear that the United States government will actually plant any trees, or that a trillion trees would do much in the near term to stop the worst effects of planetary warming. Read more »

A Rare Trump-Era Climate Policy Hits an Obstacle: The Tax Man

A power plant near Houston with devices to capture carbon dioxide before it is released.11, 2020WASHINGTON — A rare policy enacted under President Trump to address climate change has run into an unexpected hurdle: the tax man. Read more »

Climate Change: It’s a Buzzkill for Bumblebees, Study Finds

Hot temperatures linked to climate change, especially extremes like heat waves, are contributing to the decline of these fuzzy and portly creatures, according to a study published Thursday in the journal Science.The counts provide rough evidence for the magnitude of decline among bumblebee species. Read more »

Japan Races to Build New Coal-Burning Power Plants, Despite the Climate Risks

Satsuki Kanno lives across the bay from a coal-burning power plant under construction in Yokosuka, Japan.”Together the 22 power plants would emit almost as much carbon dioxide annually as all the passenger cars sold each year in the United States. Read more »

Trump and the Teenager: A Climate Showdown at Davos

Greta Thunberg, center, at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, on Tuesday.Markus Schreiber/Associated PressBy Mark Landler and Reporting from the World Economic Forum in DavosJan. Read more »

Conservative States Seek Billions to Brace for Disaster. (Just Don’t Call It Climate Change.)

The report does not cite climate change or global warming, though “climate change” pops up in footnotes citing articles and papers with that phrase in their titles.One of the states acknowledged that weather conditions were changing and seas were rising, but still mostly avoided the term climate change. Read more »

Children and Teen's Climate Change Lawsuit Dismissed by U.S. Court

17, 2020A federal appeals court has thrown out the landmark climate change lawsuit brought on behalf of young people against the federal government.Hurwitz in a 32-page opinion, climate change is not an issue for the courts. Read more »

Marine Labs on the Water’s Edge Are Threatened by Climate Change

DeFelice Marine Center, has successfully weathered many hurricanes since it opened its doors in 1986.The assault from climate change is slower but more relentless than any storm, and will ultimately do more damage. Read more »

Trump Rule Would Exclude Climate Change in Infrastructure Planning

It also has meant understanding the impacts of rising sea levels and other results of climate change on a given project.The court said the Trump administration had failed to justify reversing the Obama administration’s ruling that the pipeline would unduly worsen climate change. Read more »

In ‘Strongest’ Climate Ruling Yet, Dutch Court Orders Leaders to Take Action

It was the first time a nation has been required by its courts to take action against climate change.”Michael Gerrard, director of the Sabin Center for Climate Change Law at Columbia University, said the decision was groundbreaking. Read more »