The terms “global warming” and “climate change” describe two interrelated and similar — but scientifically different -- phenomena. But one term is increasingly used as the other is in retreat. When did this happen, and more importantly why?
The question at hand is if Singapore’s driving climate is ideal for autonomous vehicles -- will the technology ever work in cities that don’t have solid infrastructure and law-abiding drivers?
In addition to their aesthetic and photogenic appeal, clouds play a crucial role in Earth’s climate and ecosystems, helping regulate temperatures by reflecting sunlight. All clouds — from fluffy cumulus to wispy cirrus — grow from seeds...Show More Summary
AJ+ | (Video) “Bill Nye the Science Guy has a few solutions to curbing climate change and putting a stop to global warming.” AJ+: ” Bill Nye’s Climate Call To Action” 1.…
There’s a growing movement of people who say that abstaining from having children is the best way to offset climate change. They’re wrong. The only way to stop it is by raising environmentally conscientious kids.
FACT-CHECKERS had a field day with Donald Trump’s Monday night debate performance, finding fault with his claims on a wide array of subjects, from Barack Obama’s birthplace to whether he has denied climate change. But one statement he made largely evaded scrutiny.
The environmental advocacy group Conservation Law Foundation has made good on its threat to sue Exxon Mobil Corp., filing what it says is the first U.S. legal action aimed at holding the oil giant accountable for its well-documented climate change cover-up. The 70-page suit, filed Thursday in U.S. Show More Summary
It was my first time in Nova Scotia. This is the eastern-most province of Canada, and it’s the youngest of Canada’s cool climate wine regions. I was here to visit Benjamin Bridge, the sparkling wine producer that’s making waves, and has the reputation of being Canada’s finest sparkling winery. I was travelling with three sommeliers from [...]
By JEFF GOLDSMITH and LAWTON BURNS In the world of fine wine, it is well known that some types of wine grapes grow only in very specific climates and ecologies. The concept borrowed from the French is “terroir” (ter-WAHR). Terroir explains why the finest champagne grapes grow only in a small district in northeastern France,
Turns out reservoirs are a more significant climate problem than previously believed.
Earth is on track to sail past the two degree Celsius (3.6 degrees Fahrenheit) threshold for dangerous global warming by 2050, seven of the world's top climate scientists warned Thursday.
ExxonMobil has polluted the Mystic River while failing to plan for the potentially severe impacts of climate change at its Boston-area fuel storage terminal, according to a lawsuit filed Thursday by an environmental advocacy group.
Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Saving BUB, Beautiful Unique Biodiversity, as in this giant Ecuadorian rainforest grasshopper, is another reason to preserve carbon storing forests. Source www.biodiversityphotography.org Forests:...Show More Summary
Seven hours of legal argument on states' right to allow carbon pollution may determine the fate of the centerpiece of US efforts to limit climate change. The post The Court Case That Will Decide Obama’s Climate Legacy appeared first on WIRED.
The Tax Foundation has released the 2017 State Business Tax Climate Index, which ranks the fifty states according to five indices: corporate tax, individual income tax, sales tax, unemployment insurance tax, and property tax. Here are the ten states with the best and worst business tax climates: 1 Wyoming 41...
The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Hillary Clinton promotes climate and clean energy, while Donald Trump denies his denial, in the first Presidential debate; PLUS: Coal industry tries to kill Obama's landmark power plant emissions standards in federal court... Show More Summary
This story was originally published by Grist and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Two years after President Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping announced that their countries would work together to combat...Show More Summary
Stephen Moore — economic adviser for Republican Party presidential candidate Donald Trump's campaign — recently told Politico's Morning Energy that he is “pushing” to have a climate change denier and fossil fuel promoter, Kathleen Hartnett White, named as head of the U.S. Show More Summary
The White House has announced the U.S. is urging an amendment to the Montreal Protocol to reduce HFCs. Climate Week in New York was the stage for an exciting announcement last week from the White House: 100 nations have come together to call for an ambitious and early freeze date to the use of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs).
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