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Climate-Change Protesters inMore than 460 arrests have been made during three days of London protests by the Extinction Rebellion group
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Protesters who have blocked London roads and bridges for more than three days say they will escalate their civil disobedience campaign if the British government doesn't step up action against …
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We are out of time for waiting, debating and half-measures. America needs bold climate action now. And the only way we're going to get it is if we elect a president who will make defeating climate... change the No. 1 priority of the United States.
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Ex-emergency chiefs sound climate alarm

The West Australian - 10 Apr 2019 04:20
Ex-emergency chiefs soundFormer emergency chiefs from across Australia are demanding the prime minister take action to deal with increased disaster risks fuelled by climate change.
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Global Warming Is ShrinkingA new study says glaciers are shrinking 18% faster than previously measured
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Climate change could meltOver 66 tons of frozen fecesleft by climbers on the Alaska summit over many decadesis expected to start thawing out of the glacier this summer.        
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Between 2015 and 2019, fossil fuel investment by major energy companies dwarfed their spending on low-carbon alternatives
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Thousands attend climate march in Dutch capital

Miami Herald - 10 Mar 2019 15:06
Thousands of people, many warding off rain under umbrellas, have packed a central square in Amsterdam to march for more progressive climate policies in the Netherlands. Organizers estimated that... 30,000 …
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White House reportedly settingThree senior Trump administration officials told The Washington Post the White House is planning on creating a working group comprised of specific federal scientists who will counter that the burning... of fossil fuels is bad for the planet. These are people who are skeptical about climate change and the impact humanity has on global warming, the officials said. The scientific consensus is that greenhouse gas emissions from human activities are driving global warming, and if something isn't done to curb them, the planet won't be able to recover. This is an initiative of the National Security Council, and the group would not be subject to public records requests or have a representative membership, the Post reports.
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Hundreds of French students have taken to the streets of Paris to call for more action to fight climate change, one day after a similar march in Brussels. Greta Thunberg, …
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Climate change and loss of habitat are threatening a majority of the world's lemur population in Madagascar. Lemurs play a crucial role when it comes to studying life-threatening human diseases. CBS... News foreign correspondent Debora Patta visited researchers working to save the species in Madagascar.
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Teen activist to UN climateA 15-year-old stole the show at a UN climate conference in Poland late last week.        
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Climate change activists vowCampaigners say they will force governments to act after lack of progress at UN summit Civil society groups have pledged growing international protests to drive rapid action on global warming after... the UN climate summit in Poland. The summit agreed rules for implementing the 2015 Paris agreement, which aims to keep global warming as close to 1.5C (2.7F) as possible, but it made little progress in increasing governments' commitments to cut emissions. The world remains on track for 3C of warming, which scientists says will bring catastrophic extreme weather.
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'Maddening' Climate Talks EndThe world's governments have reached a new agreement at the just-concluded international climate talks. The result could advance the fight to mitigate humanity's carbon dioxide emissions in order to... slow climate change. But activists and scientists say that the negotiations didn't come anywhere near the significant...
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At this year's climate talks the American delegation is working under a President who plans to withdraw the U.S. from the Paris Agreement and who outright dismisses climate science, Carolyn Kormann... writes.
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Katowice: UN climate talksClimate talks are in an extra day as negotiators try to agree the next steps for the Paris agreement.
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The heads of state for some of the main countries causing climate change -- the United States, the UK, Germany, China, Canada and India among them -- are not present here in Poland to try to keep the... wheels from falling off an agreement meant to save humanity and the planet.
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New House Science CommitteeChange is in the air over at the House Committee on Space, Science, and Technology. An oozing sump of climate change skepticism under the leadership of Texas Republican Lamar Smith, the committee is... poised to be taken over by Democrats and led by Texas's Eddie Bernice Johnson, a registered nurse and longtime champion...
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The Trump AdministrationThe United Nations climate change conference underway here in Poland could play a critical role in the fight to stem greenhouse gas emissions and keep temperatures from rising to unsafe levels. The... Trump Administration showed up to pitch fossil fuels. In a closely watched event Monday on the sidelines of official negotiations, U.S. officials touted…
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Oil Allies Refuse to WelcomeIn what is likely an unsurprising but no less troubling move, the oil alliance between Kuwait, Russia, Saudi Arabia, and, embarrassingly, the United States has intercepted the adoption of a key... finding from the historic Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report at the United Nations climate talks--a move that is...
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Trump disputes climate changeAnother funeral service will be held for George HW Bush in Houston Democrat says he'll appeal to Scott Walker to veto GOP power play Stay informed: sign up for our new US briefing 2.12pm GMT Prominent... Democrats plan on Thursday to begin ramping up calls for stronger gun control after the party took control of the House of Representatives. The newly empowered Democratic majority in the House of Representatives is expected to introduce sweeping legislation to impose background checks on all gun sales as one of the first priorities in the incoming Congress of 2019, according to a report this week in Mother Jones. Related: Newly empowered Democrats ramp up calls for stronger gun control 1.54pm GMT Another funeral service will take place Thursday for former President George HW Bush, this time...
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West Coast fishermen are suingFishermen are still waiting for permission to catch Dungeness crabs off California's northernmost coast this season -- and they want oil companies to pay for the delay. State officials have postponed... the start of the commercial Dungeness crab season because of high levels of a neurotoxin called...
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Crunch climate talks begin in Poland this week amid growing concern that political action is lagging behind the rise in global temperatures.
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Climate change: AustralianThousands skip school to urge action on climate change, despite criticism from Australia's PM.
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Trump's Latest Talking PointsLast week, federal scientists released their damning new National Climate Assessment, which warned that if action is not taken to stop global climate change, the U.S. will suffer greatly from... consequences including dwindling water supplies, sea-level rise, epidemics, natural disasters, and billions of dollars in...
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