Tag Archives: Global Warming

Australia’s Coal Export Industry Is Threatening The Climate Crisis By
Australia is powering a global surge in an especially polluting type of steel production, and exporting a massive amount of greenhouse gases — 88% as much as it produces domestically. According to a new report from Greenpeace...
Trump’s Paris Deal Withdrawal Sparks Overwhelming Global Response By
The overwhelming global response to President Donald Trump’s decision to pull the U.S. out of the Paris climate agreement was essentialy, “Go jump in a lake”—or as one Germany tabloid succinctly phrased it in a widely circulated headline: Very much...
Reports Hint That Trump May Pull U.S. From Paris Climate Deal By
Multiple news outlets reported Wednesday that President Donald Trump was about to make good on his campaign pledge to pull the United States out of the historic Paris climate agreement—a decision environmental groups said would be “a travesty” and “historic...
Scientists Disprove Scott Pruitt’s Climate Claims With … Science By
The Trump Administration has taken its shots at science, and researchers are firing right back. Trump’s chosen Environmental Protection Agency head, Scott Pruitt, made the outrageous claim that “over the past two decades satellite data indicates there has been a leveling...
Stephen Hawking: Humans Have 100 Years to Get Off Earth to Survive By
If the human species is to avert extinction, it’s got just 100 years to leave Earth and colonize a new planet. That’s according to noted theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking, who makes the prediction in the upcoming BBC series “Expedition New Earth,”...
On Climate, Justin Trudeau’s Is ‘No Better Than Trump’ By
Environmentalist Bill McKibben is sick of people glossing over Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s climate record just because he’s nice to look at. To be sure, McKibben writes in a Guardian op-ed published Monday, Trudeau has “mastered so beautifully...
The Resurgence Of Climate Change Denial And Anti-Science By
Published in partnership with Shadowproof. http://www.mintpressnews.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/S4E12-1.mp3 Hosts Rania Khalek and Kevin Gosztola are joined by Michael Mann, who is a distinguished professor of atmospheric science at Penn State University. He also directs...
Report: Carbon Levels Could Hit Pre-Human, ‘Palms In The Arctic’ State By Mid-Century By
Current carbon dioxide levels are unprecedented in human history and could reach a level unseen in millennia if their rates continue at this pace, a new report out Tuesday warns. Research published in Nature Communications finds that if fossil fuel use continues unabated,...
Why This Year’s Record Arctic Sea Ice Melt Matters By
Every year, at roughly the same time, the Arctic hits its ‘maximum sea ice’ as the Antarctic reaches its ‘minimum sea ice’. And this year’s event was record-breaking. In a widely-covered release, the National Snow & Data Center (NSIDC) said the Arctic sea...
New Data Shows Collapse Of Coal Imminent, Sparks Climate Hope By
The cancellation and retirement of coal power projects in the world’s four key economies is making a profound impact on global efforts to limit climate change to 2C — and thereby stave off its most catastrophic consequences. The amount of coal power in development...