Republican candidates might as well ignore climate change since they have no plans to do anything about it

In response to a rare question about climate change in Thursday night’s Republican debate, Marco Rubio offered up an answer that was rarer still in the 2016 campaign. He did not reduce climate change to… Read More

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World’s oceans warming at increasingly faster rate, new study finds | Environment | The Guardian

The world’s #oceans are warming at a quickening rate, with the past 20 years accounting for half of the increase in ocean heat content that has occurred since pre-industrial times, a new study has found…. Read More

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Denmark broke world record for wind power in 2015 | Environment | The Guardian

The country’s minister for energy, utilities and climate, Lars Christian Lilleholt, called the record significant and said: “Hopefully, #Denmark can serve as an example to other countries that it is possible to have both ambitious… Read More

hurricane

January hurricane forms in Atlantic for first time since 1938 | World news | The Guardian

The islands’ Civil Protection Service issued a weather red alert, the highest of four warnings that indicates extreme risk, for five of the archipelago’s nine islands.   The US National Hurricane Center (NHC) in Miami… Read More

Activists on Trial for Blocking Oil Train Will Argue It Was Justified by Climate Change | Mother Jones

In court, the activists—known as the Delta 5—will argue their act of civil disobedience was necessary. A spokesperson for Rising Tide said the activists “will be the first ever to argue that their actions were justified because of… Read More