Pope Francis's 2015 encyclical on climate change, "Laudato si'," sought to leverage the pontiff's moral authority and draw attention to climate change as a global issue that disproportionately harms the poor.
BERLIN (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel urged world nations on Tuesday to work together to fight global warming and, in a bid to convince U.S. President Donald Trump to drop any plans to ditch the Paris climate deal, argued there would be economic benefits.
President Donald Trump should keep the US in the Paris Agreement on climate and embrace it as a great deal for his nation's economy, says Owen Gaffney
How To Tell Kids About Climate Change Climate change predictions can be scary for kids. What can you say? Kirsten Clark, May 22, 2017 (Louisville Courier-Journal via USA Today) “…Climate change — as well as other environmental issues like deforestation and wildlife extinction — have the potential to be scary for children. Show More Summary
WASHINGTON — Tesla founder Elon Musk, one of nearly 20 business leaders advising President Donald Trump, says he is “cautiously optimistic” about the U.S. staying in the historic Paris Agreement on climate change. A Twitter user named...Show More Summary
What Design Can Do, a design conference currently taking place in Amsterdam, has proposed an interesting challenge to the creative community today. Beginning today, the conference is asking anyone and everyone in the creative community to submit ideas to its Climate Action Challenge. The goal? To find solutions that will help solve climate change. Anyone...
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) said this week that the Republican Party under President Donald Trump is actually a “right-wing extremist” party. The German newspaper Die Zeit asked Sanders about the troubling political climate in the United States. “The Republican Party is really...
By Tim Radford / Climate News Network From the Himalayas to Switzerland, the world’s glaciers are melting – threatening vital water supplies and increasing the risk of sea level rise.
Examining tree rings inside the world's oldest trees reveal a seismic event that took place around 3,500 years ago
LONDON (Reuters) - Companies' disclosure of risks to their business from climate change could become mandatory in a few years as investor pressure gathers pace, climate finance experts said on Tuesday.
Billy D'Andrea, a Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory paleoclimatologist and Center for Climate and Life Fellow is currently doing fieldwork in Norway's Lofoten Islands. He's interested in the natural factors that may have influenced the growth of northern agriculture and rise of violent Viking chieftains during the Iron Age, ca. 500 BC to 1100 AD.
Outside of the Amazon, the rainforests of central Africa are the largest in the world. They contain huge amounts of carbon and wildlife—two items at the top of the list for those looking to protect the planet's health.
New research shows how reducing carbon emissions can prevent billions of people from being exposed to unheard-of changes in climate in the coming decades.
The state has been as the leading edge of the resistance to President Trump. But of all the battles, none has the global implications of climate change.
The equal and inalienable rights of all members of the human family is the foundation of freedom, justice and peace in the world. The post Social Climate of the U.S.A. Compared to the Universal Declaration of Human Rights: A Call for Submissions appeared first on The Good Men Project.
May 22 was a busy day on Twitter for Elon Musk. In the morning, he tweeted about the start of Model 3 production, then in the afternoon he tweeted about advising Donald Trump on climate change. Elon Musk Recently Spoke To Donald Trump...Show More Summary
Recent marine climate change research has largely focused on the response of individual species to environmental changes including warming and acidification. The response of communities, driven by the direct effects of ocean change on individual species as well the cascade of indirect effects, has received far less study. We used several rocky intertidal species including […]
A Chinese leader on Tuesday urged international representatives to strike a "proper balance" between environmental and economic interests in Antarctica, as the frozen continent's vulnerability to climate change raises worries that some nations could seek to exploit its natural resources.
A top Chinese leader says a "proper balance" must be struck between environmental and economic interests in Antarctica as climate change exposes the frozen continent's vulnerabilities. China is seeking to … Click to Continue »
(Steven Hayward) Out here in California the latest Progressive cause—after high speed rail and solving climate change all by ourselves—is a state-based single-payer health care system. There is a bill (SB 562) that has passed out of one state Senate committee already, along with talk of a ballot initiative, and if those fail, Lt. Show More Summary