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Scientists say stretches of “eternal” Swiss snow are melting faster than 20 years ago, with serious impacts for water supply and tourism. By Paul Brown   LONDON, 21 September, 2018 – Parts of Europe’s alpine mountain chain are undergoing accelerating melting, as the “eternal” Swiss snow th...
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This summer, unprecedented wildfires roared through towns across California and Greece, and heat waves blazed around the world. And now families across the southeast coast of the U.S., the Philippines, and parts of China are preparing to rebuild their lives from the devastation of Hurricane Florence...
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Hundreds of demonstrators crowded the streets of downtown San Francisco on Thursday morning, banging drums and chanting as they called on local and world leaders at the Global Climate Action Summit to do more to address climate change and pollution. “We’re fighting for future generations,” said Dor...
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SAN FRANCISCO (KPIX 5) — People from around the world gathered in San Francisco Tuesday a day before the start of the Global Climate Action Summit as the international community looks to California for solutions to climate change. Hundreds of scientists, business leaders and political leaders will ...
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  Shared from the 2018-09-12 The Denver Post eEdition OIL AND GAS LEAKS EPA may ease methane rules Proposal “may also degrade air quality,” affect public health By Ellen Knickmeyer and Matthew Brown The Associated Press WASHINGTON» The Trump administration moved closer Tuesday to rolling...
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On September 8, hundreds of thousands of people worldwide displayed the growing strength and diversity of the climate movement.   Together they showed the world what real climate leadership looks like. People everywhere are turning away from the age of fossil fuels and it’s time for politicia...
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The Denver Post  NATION CALIFORNIA SEEKS 100 PERCENT CLEAN ENERGY BY 2045 Lawmakers OK a measure mandating all electricity come from wind, solar and other clean sources by 2045, marking the state’s biggest step in the fight against global warming.
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By Antonio Diaz and Bill McKibben on August 26, 2018 1:00 am, Op Ed Examiner  When the world streams into California for Jerry Brown’s climate summit in September, they’ll focus on the things that the state considers it has done right: the electric cars, the massive solar installations in the ...
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  Shared from the 2018-08-21 The Denver Post eEdition POLLUTION RULES Trump ready to ease rules on power plants By Matthew Daly The Associated Press WASHINGTON» The Trump administration is set to roll back the centerpiece of President Barack Obama’s efforts to slow global warm...
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 Halfway through the summer, at least 1,585 wildfires have torched more than 431,600 acres of Colorado forest and grasslands and destroyed or damaged about 450 homes, making 2018 one of the most destructive fire seasons in history — and it isn’t over yet. The only larger wildfire season in Colora...
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Our country and our planet has a problem -- and we know how to solve it. One month from today -- on September 8 -- we will Rise for solutions! We will Rise for a transition to a clean energy economy that works for everyone. We will Rise for racial, economic, and social justice on all fronts. We will...
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  Shared from the 2018-08-05 The Denver Post eEdition  The Associated Press WASHINGTON» Even the dirt on the ground is making climate change worse, a new study finds. Plants capture massive amounts of carbon, pumping it into the soil where usually it stays for hundreds or thousands of ...
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  Shared from the 2018-08-05 The Denver Post eEdition SCIENCE Poll: Americans think NASA should focus on climate change By Riley Griffin and Justin Bachman Bloomberg News NASA’s focus should not be on the cosmos but on Earth, according to a wide-ranging Bloomberg poll of Americans’ vi...
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Time, By JUSTIN WORLAND Updated: May 30, 2018 2:56 PM  “Our goal has been to shift the zeitgeist on climate,” says Thanu Yakupitiyage, an activist at the climate group 350.org. “The way we have to frame climate is really personal. In order to talk about climate you have to talk about it with o...
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CLIMATE CHANGE CHALLENGE: GLOBAL INITIATIVE TO AMPLIFY WORLD’S BUSINESS, STATE AND CITY PURCHASING POWER IN LARGE-SCALE PUSH FOR ZERO EMISSION VEHICLE FUTURE The scale of opportunity is bigger than we’ve ever seen before as states and regions, cities, businesses and NGOs unite – bringing together g...
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Shared from the 2018-06-18 The Denver Post eEdition CLIMATE CHANGE “A different world” with global warming By Seth Borenstein The Associated Press   David Goldman, The Associated Press   SALIDA» We were warned. ¶ On June 23, 1988, a sultry day in Washington, James Hansen told Congre...
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ANTARCTICA   Ice sheet in rapid melt since 1992   By Seth Borenstein The Associated Press Shared from the 2018-06-14 The Denver Post eEdition   This photograph, taken in 2010, shows crevasses near the edge of Pine Island Glacier, Antarctica. Ian Joughin, University of Washing...
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By JUSTIN WORLAND Updated: May 30, 2018 2:56 PM ET time.com For eight years, climate change activists lobbied President Obama to address global warming with everything from stronger regulations on greenhouse gases to rejecting the Keystone XL pipeline. The efforts often — if not always — succeeded....
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Forecasters predict a 35 percent chance of an above-normal season, a 40 percent chance of a near-normal season, and a 25 percent chance of a below-normal season for the upcoming hurricane season, which extends from June 1 to November 30. “With the advances made in hardware and computing over the co...
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Shared from the 2018-05-24 The Denver Post eEdition Xcel Energy has cut carbon emissions 35 percent since 2005 and expects to surpass 50 percent by 2022, largely by retiring aging coal plants and replacing them with renewable sources. The Minneapolis-based owner of Colorado’s largest utility appea...
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