Trump's climate panel is coming from another planet The White House is considering establishing a committee to assess scientific consensus on climate change, of which its proposed leader is a skeptic, according to reports. Newsday - Published 1 hour ago
Scientist who published landmark climate change paper dies aged 87 Dr Wallace Broecker gave early warning of a planetary crisis if humans continued to emit carbon dioxide into the atmosphere. Brisbane Times - Published 2 hours ago Also reported by • Sydney Morning Herald • The Age
Survey: Climate change concerns most people in Southwest Florida
Between Hurricane Irma and major flooding problems, Southwest Florida has seen some rough weather in the past couple of years. So the Conservancy of Southwest Florida authorized a survey to find out..
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Plunging Monarch Butterfly Population Seen With Increasing Alarm
In Pacific Grove recently, visitors flocked to a sanctuary to witness a natural wonder: the world famous western monarch butterfly stops here to spend the winter. But this year, visitors and locals..
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Bernie Sets Fundraising Record
Vermont senator Bernie Sanders raked in $5.9 million in the first 24 hours of his campaign. Sanders easily eclipsed all the other 2020 candidates’ first-day fundraising figures. According to the..
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Climate Change Refugees: Homelessness in Hawaii
Residual effects from nuclear testing and rising sea levels washing over the Marshall Islands are causing a wave of homeless migrants into Honolulu.
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Trump Open To Pushing Back China Tariff Deadline
President Donald Trump said trade talks with China were going well. According to Reuters, Trump said March 1 was not a “magical date.” He said he is open to pushing off the deadline to complete..
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Everything It Takes to Explore Beneath Polar Ice Caps
Science in the Extremes ventures to the ends of the earth to bring you pioneering research and innovations that are advancing our civilization and broadening our understanding of the universe. Follow..
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Amy Klobuchar Makes Climate Change Top Priority
Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) declared Monday that if elected president in 2020 she would immediately move to reinstate federal protections for the environment and work to tackle climate change in her..
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Are You A Fast Fashion Addict?
MPs on the Environmental Audit Committee have suggested fast fashion retailers be made to pay a 1p surcharge on every garment sold, in a bid to help fund schemes that collect and recycle clothes...
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Glencore’s cap on coal a 'modest' win, but more needed to combat climate change: Experts Experts have praised Glencore's move to renewable energy as a "positive", but said more could be done to meet environmental issues. SBS - Published 3 hours ago
Glencore to cap coal output over climate Glencore plans to limit its coal output after pressure from shareholders, with the company saying it has a key role in the transition to a low-carbon economy. SBS - Published 13 hours ago Australia's largest coal miner to limit coal production over climate change concerns Glencore said it agreed with international efforts to limit the rise in global temperatures while also ensuring universal access to affordable energy. SBS - Published 18 hours ago
Farmers, foresters push for carbon neutral Farmers and foresters have joined together to push for their industries to be carbon neutral by 2030 in a bid to "climate proof" Australia. SBS - Published 1 day ago
Bushfire summit prompts collective action Local and state government representatives and academics are meeting in NSW to discuss the impacts of climate change on Australia's bushfire season. SBS - Published 2 days ago
'Our little brown rat': first climate change-caused mammal extinction A tiny island rodent, the Bramble Cay melomys, has become the first known demise of a mammal because of human-induced climate change. Brisbane Times - Published 2 days ago Also reported by • Sydney Morning Herald • The Age 'We've seen a big rise in anguish': Australian councils unite over bushfire risks As councils from around Australia met in the Blue Mountains, west of Sydney, to demand action on climate change, fires continued to burn across northern NSW. SBS - Published 2 days ago
World climate targets 'unlikely to be met' New research indicates the way people use land is having an impact on global climate change targets, which may not be met. SBS - Published 2 days ago
School climate strikes: What next for the latest generation of activists? After students around the world went on strike to protest against the lack of action on climate change, what is the next step for young activists? SBS - Published 2 days ago
Becoming Greta: 'Invisible girl' to global climate activist, with bumps along the way It’s complicated being Greta. SBS - Published 2 days ago
Food finally features in the climate debate. Now what? The majority of the world’s farmers are going to be hit hardest by climate change, yet they are also responsible for a substantial amount of greenhouse gas emissions. So how can we farm smarter and.. SBS - Published 2 days ago Councils to tackle greater bushfire threat Local and state government representatives and academics are meeting in NSW to discuss the impacts of climate change on Australia's bushfire season. SBS - Published 2 days ago
Global warming pioneer scientist dies US scientist Wallace Smith Broecker, who popularised the term "global warming" and was known as the "grandfather of climate science", has died at 87. SBS - Published 2 days ago 'Woefully inadequate': Morrison government to use Paris climate short-cut The use of carbon credits to meet Australia's Paris climate targets would be "consistent" with the current Kyoto Protocol, the Morrison government said in the strongest signal yet it plans to exploit.. Brisbane Times - Published 3 days ago Also reported by • Sydney Morning Herald • The Age
Trump raises a new menace - the S word - and Democrats are stumped When US Democrats unveiled their Green New Deal to fight climate change, the Republican response was swift and strikingly uniform. Sydney Morning Herald - Published 3 days ago Also reported by • The Age • Brisbane Times Education Minister Dan Tehan lashes 'orchestrated' student climate strikes A strike by school students against climate change is being "orchestrated" by "professional activists" and not children, Education Minister Dan Tehan claims. SBS - Published 3 days ago
Minister lashes student climate strikes A strike by school students against climate change is being "orchestrated" by "professional activists" and not children, Education Minister Dan Tehan claims. SBS - Published 3 days ago New Fyshwick centre to help treat Canberra's injured wildlife Volunteers have blamed the rise in the number of wombats brought to ACT Wildlife on the hotter climate and Canberra's building boom. Brisbane Times - Published 4 days ago Also reported by • Sydney Morning Herald • The Age
ACT government to pull in auditors over Evoenergy data reporting ACT Climate Change Minister Shane Rattenbury has ordered an audit into Evoenergy's reporting of data about the territory's feed-in tariff scheme. Brisbane Times - Published 4 days ago Also reported by • Sydney Morning Herald • The Age Greens in desperate bid to combat climate change and win back voters In a move to strengthen their environmental credentials, the Greens have devised a new policy to tackle climate change. Sydney Morning Herald - Published 4 days ago Time's up for you, Tony How ludicrous Tony, to suddenly hear you spruik "climate change is real" when you are on record stating "climate change is crap" . Sydney Morning Herald - Published 5 days ago