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08 Dec 2016

From Obama’s Top Scientist, Words of Caution on Climate

by ELIZABETH KOLBERT
As President Obama’s chief science adviser, John Holdren has been instrumental in developing climate policy. In an interview with Yale e360, Holdren talks about the urgency of the climate challenge and why he hopes the next administration will not abandon efforts to address it. READ MORE

05 Dec 2016

An Unusually Warm Arctic Year: Sign of Future Climate Turmoil?

by FEN MONTAIGNE
This year will almost certainly go down as the warmest on record in the Arctic, with autumn temperatures soaring 36 degrees F above normal. In a Yale e360 interview, climatologist Jennifer Francis explains why a swiftly warming Arctic may have profound effects on global weather. READ MORE

01 Dec 2016

Why U.S. Coal Industry and Its Jobs Are Not Coming Back

by JAMES VAN NOSTRAND
President-elect Donald J. Trump has vowed to revive U.S. coal production and bring back thousands of jobs. But it’s basic economics and international concern about climate change that have crushed the American coal industry, not environmental regulations. READ MORE

28 Nov 2016

How Warming Threatens the Genetic Diversity of Species, and Why It Matters

by JIM ROBBINS
Research on stoneflies in Glacier National Park indicates that global warming is reducing the genetic diversity of some species, compromising their ability to evolve as conditions change. These findings have major implications for how biodiversity will be affected by climate change. READ MORE

21 Nov 2016

With Trump, China Emerges As Global Leader on Climate

by ISABEL HILTON
With Donald Trump threatening to withdraw from the Paris Agreement, China is ready to assume leadership of the world’s climate efforts. For China, it is a matter of self-interest – reducing the choking pollution in its cities and seizing the economic opportunities of a low-carbon future. READ MORE

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08 Dec 2016: From Obama’s Chief Scientist, Parting Words of Caution on Climate

07 Dec 2016: Indonesia Bans the Burning Of Peatland; Will Help Reduce CO2 Emissions

06 Dec 2016: Google to Power Itself Using 100 Percent Renewable Energy in 2017

05 Dec 2016: Interview: Unusually Warm Arctic May Have Impact on Global Weather

02 Dec 2016: To Fight Air Pollution, Four Cities Announce Ban on Diesel Cars By 2025

30 Nov 2016: Soils Could Release 55 Trillion Kilograms of Carbon By Mid-Century

29 Nov 2016: This Year’s Coral Die-Off on Great Barrier Reef Was Worst Ever Recorded

23 Nov 2016: Trump Will Scrap NASA Climate Research, Senior Adviser Says

22 Nov 2016: Freakishly Warm Weather Is Preventing Sea Ice Formation in Arctic

21 Nov 2016: Canada to Phase Out Nearly All Coal-Fired Electricity by 2030


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