LA is already relocating “climate refugees,” but accepting science remains optional.
Back in July, a massive avalanche thundered through a valley in the Tibet Plateau, sweeping 70 million tons of glacier ice onto the floor below and killing nine yak herders and hundreds of animals in its way. Scientists were puzzled, because the area is relatively flat and glacier collapse is unprecedented in western Tibet. Show More Summary
President Obama’s newest executive order places protections around the Northern Bering Sea and creates a “climate resilience area.”
The document offers a window into how far the incoming Trump administration may go to reverse President Barack Obama's worldview on pressing energy and climate policies. Obama's allotted more than $90 billion in stimulus money to boost the clean energy industry to help shift the country away from foreign oil and create jobs. Show More Summary
More anti-science is on the way.
"Our climate is warming at an alarming, unprecedented rate and we have an urgent duty to respond," world leaders concluded at the 22nd United Nations Climate Conference (COP22). Representatives from almost 200 nations gathered in Morocco...Show More Summary
Donald Trump's transition team has asked the Energy Department for a list of people who worked on policies designed to address climate change under Barack Obama, Bloomberg reports. The transition sent a memo to the Energy DepartmentShow More Summary
A leaked questionnaire left Department of Energy staff feeling "unsettled."
It’s frightening to think you go on a McCarthy-like list if you don’t agree with Trump. The Trump transition team has asked for a list of Energy Department employees and contractors who attended United Nations climate meetings and worked on key Obama administration climate policies, including the social cost of carbon, according to a Bloomberg [...]
As the population of our planet grows and the urban explosion continues, climate change represents a new challenge for our existing food production systems. (...) Climate change is not simply a matter of energy. Water resources are amongst the first ecosystems to be impacted by climate change. Show More Summary
On Thursday, President-elect Donald Trump formally nominated Scott Pruitt to lead the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, a rather terrifying turn of events for anyone who accepts the scientific consensus on man-made climate change. Show More Summary
President Obama used his executive powers Friday to add protections to environmentally sensitive waters off Alaska's west coast. The White House announced creation of a Northern Bering Sea Climate Resilience Area that will focus "locally tailored" protections on marine resources. The area covers...
On Friday the Wall Street Journal reported that Donald Trump has chosen Washington Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, chair of the House Republican Conference, to be his Secretary of Interior. The Interior Department is responsible for three...Show More Summary
Sean Yoro rides out to iceburgs in Canada to create works of art on the melting forms
Donald Trump’s transition team has asked the Energy Department for a list of names of all agency employees and contractors who worked on the Obama administration’s climate change policy. A 74-point questionnaire, first reported on by Bloomberg and obtained by Politico, is being circulated by the DOE. Read more...
When President-elect Donald Trump sat down for an in-depth interview with the New York Times last month, there was a brief moment when it seemed possible, though unlikely, that he might acknowledge climate change is real. When he nominated Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt to lead the U.S. Show More Summary
U.S. President-elect Donald Trump is expected to pick U.S. Representative Cathy McMorris Rodgers, a strong advocate of increased oil and gas development who is skeptical about climate change, to run the Department of the Interior, sources briefed on the matter told Reuters on Friday. The...
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