NOAA's land & ocean temperature records for April, 2016. Global temperatures can be broadly summarized as "unseasonably warm." (Illustration: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration/Public Domain) It’s been unseasonably warm this past week in Atlas Obscura ’s headquarters New York City, with temperatures about ten degrees higher than average. Show More Summary
Will the Democratic National Convention’s 2016 platform call for a federal investigation of ExxonMobil's reported efforts to deceive the American public about the risks of human-caused climate change? Climate hawks...
“With their controlled climates, confidential record keeping and enormous potential for tax savings, free ports have become the parking lot of choice for high-net-worth buyers looking to round out investment portfolios with art.”
Exxon Mobile filed court papers in Texas last month seeking to block a subpoena issued in March by the attorney general of the U.S. Virgin Islands which alleges that Exxon is deceiving the public and shareholders about the effects of climate change. Show More Summary
A good take from the Daily Signal on why science is never settled or “over.”
We don’t cover climate change news a lot here on CleanTechnica, but there’s a lot of important stuff out there, and it is a key reason why CleanTechnica exists at all. Check out the top stories below for some quick climate educationShow More Summary
In a climate of intense scrutiny and activism relating to the global refugee and immigration crisis, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security has established a hotline to field tips on illegal immigrants. The immigration news that Homeland...Show More Summary
For some workers, Apple Stores don't pay that well, don't leave much room for advancement, and sometimes produce an extremely difficult climate to work in, according to an interview with a U.K. staffer published on Saturday.
Greg Jones presenting at ICCWS 2016 570 delegates, three tons of ice, 22 000 glasses. Brighton in May. It’s the 9th International Cool Climate Wine Symposium, and it’s being held in the UK for the first time, and everyone is quite excited. I’m currently sitting in a session on Day 2, so I thought I’d [...]
The editorial board of the Financial Times isn't exactly stacked with bleeding-hearted environmentalists. Just a month ago, the British paper defended ExxonMobil's right to question climate change amid legal probes into whether the oil...Show More Summary
Last month, The Inquisitr announced that climate change is being increasingly accepted as fact. No longer is global warming treated worldwide as an “if” but rather as a “when.” However, in light of new reports from UNESCO and others, the threats of global warming may begin to receive serious consideration and action. Show More Summary
TWO LETTERMANS IN ONE! David Letterman Scores Post-‘Late Show’ Gig on Climate Change Series. — Rolling Stone, September 17, 2015. David Letterman shares Indy 500 stories from three stages of his life. — The Indianapolis Star, yesterday. If Letterman really believed in global warming, he’d be calling for the banning of the Indianapolis 500, rather […]
The US’ NOAA Climate Prediction Center is expecting a near-normal Atlantic hurricane season in 2016. In its prediction for the season, which runs from 1 June to 30 November, NOAA expects there to be 10 to 16 named storms, 4 to 8 hurricanes, and one to four major hurricanes, with...
See photos of the stunning UNESCO World Heritage sites that are under threat.
So, Donald Trump gave a speech on energy Thursday, or so I hear. I was actually watching the speech live, but tuned out when he wasn’t seeming to get to
To the editor: The Portland, Ore., school district is right to rid its textbooks of the manufactured doubt regarding the science of climate change. ("Portland schools tried to change how they teach climate change — and ignited a firestorm," May 24) Groups like the Heartland Institute have been...
This is a good report on the challenge of climate change for the national parks. How important is this? Climate change isn’t the first challenge to the wonders that national parks protect. Air pollution, the threat of oil and gas extraction on their borders, budget woes and the arrival of non-native species have all put […]
Readers discuss Hillary Clinton’s email, Donald Trump’s views on climate change, and a death on the Appalachian Trail.
In 2005, DC Comics was in the middle of a reboot of sorts. The company has a somewhat notorious reputation for reboots and relaunches , but it’s a fairly common practice in today’s modern comic book climate. Read more...
Did Australia purposely overlook the fact that its Great Barrier Reef is dying? According to recent reports, the country asked the United Nations to leave the region out of a recent report on climate change. The Barrier Reef Foundation reports that the tourist attraction generates about $6 billion in revenue for Australia every year in... Show More Summary