National and international press – articles on climate change

Suggestions for this page are welcome – whether local, national or international.

News on climate change is available in particular from The Guardian.com:
https://www.theguardian.com/environment/climate-change

November 2018

Climate change: Oceans ‘soaking up more heat than estimated’
The world has seriously underestimated the amount of heat soaked up by our oceans over the past 25 years, researchers say.
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-46046067

October 2018

Bitcoin: Are we really going to burn up the world for libertarian nerdbucks?
By Eric Holthaus on Oct 31, 2018
– The continued growth of power-hungry Bitcoin could lock in catastrophic climate change, according to a new study. (See also article from 1 Aug below)
https://grist.org/article/bitcoin-are-we-really-going-to-burn-up-the-world-for-libertarian-nerdbucks/

15 environmental protesters arrested at civil disobedience campaign in London
– More than 1,000 campaigners blocked roads around Parliament Square calling for action on the climate emergency
https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2018/oct/31/15-environmental-protesters-arrested-at-civil-disobedience-campaign-in-london

‘We have a duty to act’: hundreds ready to go to jail over climate crisis https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2018/oct/26/we-have-a-duty-to-act-hundreds-ready-to-go-to-jail-over-climate-crisis

Facts about our ecological crisis are incontrovertible. We must take action
Humans cannot continue to violate the fundamental laws of nature or science with impunity, say 94 signatories including Dr Alison Green and Molly Scott Cato MEP
https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2018/oct/26/facts-about-our-ecological-crisis-are-incontrovertible-we-must-take-action

A greener life, a greener world
Telling the green news stories that need telling
Opinion: Grotesque editorial mistake by the BBC
https://agreenerlifeagreenerworld.net/2018/10/17/opinion-grotesque-editorial-mistake-by-the-bbc/

September 2018

World ‘nowhere near on track’ to avoid warming beyond 1.5C target
– Key UN report says limiting temperature rise would require enormous, immediate transformation in human activity
https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2018/sep/26/global-warming-climate-change-targets-un-report

Climate study ‘pulls punches’ to keep polluters on board
– ‘True risks’ of warming played down to placate fossil-fuel nations
https://www.theguardian.com/science/2018/sep/23/scientists-changing-global-warming-report-please-polluters

The EU needs a stability and wellbeing pact, not more growth
– 238 academics call on the European Union and its member states to plan for a post-growth future in which human and ecological wellbeing is prioritised over GDP
https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2018/sep/16/the-eu-needs-a-stability-and-wellbeing-pact-not-more-growth?CMP=share_btn_tw

My fear for a future of climate change
– I have had a long and happy life, writes 90-year-old Anthea Hardy, but what am I leaving my great-grandchildren?
https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2018/sep/13/my-fear-for-a-future-of-climate-change

EU climate law could cause ‘catastrophic’ deforestation
– World’s carbon sinks are at risk because the law will count energy from burning trees as carbon neutral, say climate scientists
https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2018/sep/12/eu-climate-law-could-cause-catastrophic-deforestation

Warming oceans are changing the world’s rainfall
– A new study finds that warming in the Atlantic Ocean is changing rain patterns in the Amazon
https://www.theguardian.com/environment/climate-consensus-97-per-cent/2018/sep/12/warming-oceans-are-changing-the-worlds-rainfall

High ice and hard truth: the poets taking on climate change
– Greenland poet Aka Niviana’s way of life is disappearing as her country thaws, while the subsequent meltwater threatens Kathy Jetnil-Kijiner and her fellow Marshall Islanders thousands of miles away. Their joint trip to the melting glaciers inspired a climate call to arms
https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2018/sep/12/high-ice-hard-truth-a-poetry-expedition-to-greenlands-melting-glaciers-bill-mckibben

The strange science of melting ice sheets: three things you didn’t know
– Melting ice sheets are a major cause of sea level rise, but they might not work in the way you expect
https://www.theguardian.com/environment/ng-interactive/2018/sep/12/greenland-antarctic-ice-sheet-sea-level-rise-science-climate

Gove’s farming shake-up is a missed opportunity for health and harmony – by Catherine Broomfield – We need to break the link between corporate interests and agriculture. Mixed, sustainable farming is the way forward
https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2018/sep/12/gove-farming-shakeup-health-agriculture-sustainable

Fears over climate change hit highest level in a decade following heatwave, study says
– Exclusive: 72 per cent of British adults now ‘very’ or ‘fairly’ concerned about impacts of climate change
https://www.independent.co.uk/environment/climate-change-heatwave-global-warming-opinium-poll-leo-barasi-a8522901.html

Fossil fuel dependence poses ‘direct existential threat’, warns UN chief
– A rapid global shift to clean energy is needed to prevent runaway climate change, says António Guterres
https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2018/sep/11/fossil-fuel-dependence-poses-direct-existential-threat-warns-un-chief

Hundreds of thousands expected to join global climate marches this weekend
– Protests against politicians’ failure to tackle the environmental crisis will take place in more than 90 countries
https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2018/sep/07/hundreds-of-thousands-expected-to-join-global-climate-marches-this-weekend

BBC admits ‘we get climate change coverage wrong too often’
– Briefing sent to editorial staff says ‘you do not need a denier to balance the debate’
https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2018/sep/07/bbc-we-get-climate-change-coverage-wrong-too-often

Espinosa: Urgent action needed to avoid ‘catastrophic’ climate change
– As UN climate negotiators gather in Bangkok, UN climate chief Patricia Espinosa calls on governments to urgently step up efforts to meet Paris Agreement goals
https://www.businessgreen.com/bg/news/3061983/espinosa-urgent-action-needed-to-avoid-catastrophic-climate-change

Disempower far-right climate-change deniers. Don’t debate with them
Molly Scott Cato
– A Ukip MEP has written a shamefully ignorant climate change report for the EU – it should never have happened
https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2018/sep/03/far-right-climate-change-deniers-debate-ukip-emp-report-eu

UK’s green watchdog will be powerless over climate change post-Brexit
– Environmentalists accuse government of using withdrawal of EU controls to weaken regulation
https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2018/sep/02/green-watchdog-powerless-climate-change-post-brexit?CMP=share_btn_fb

What’s happening to our weather? The answers are hiding in Arctic air
– Dozens of scientists, Helen Czerski among them, are at work in the Arctic, seeking answers to questions that profoundly affect the future of everyone on the planet
https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2018/sep/01/whats-happening-weather-answers-arctic-air-oden-helen-czerski

August 2018

French environment minister quits live on radio with anti-Macron broadside
– Nicolas Hulot says he is leaving government because president is not doing enough on climate and other environmental goals
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/aug/28/french-environment-minister-quits-live-on-radio-with-anti-macron-broadside

Climate change is real. We must not offer credibility to those who deny it
– If ‘balance’ means giving voice to those who deny the reality of human-triggered climate change, we will not take part in the debate, say Jonathan Porritt, Caroline Lucas, Clive Lewis and 57 other writers, politicians and academics
https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2018/aug/26/climate-change-is-real-we-must-not-offer-credibility-to-those-who-deny-it

Capitalism alone cannot reverse climate change
– A free-market approach won’t rescue the world from climate change, argue Richard Vernon and Dave Hunter, while Nicholas Falk says the UK can learn from China. Philip Steadman offers ideas for keeping cities cool
https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2018/aug/20/capitalism-alone-cannot-reverse-climate-change

Capitalism can crack climate change. But only if it takes risks
– Anglo-Saxon capitalism’s drive to maximise profits in the short term won’t save the planet. Perhaps the Chinese model can?
https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2018/aug/16/capitalism-climate-change-risks-profits-china

Humans are pushing the Earth closer to a climate cliff
– A new study examines potential climate feedbacks that could push Earth into a ‘hothouse’ state
By John Abraham
https://www.theguardian.com/environment/climate-consensus-97-per-cent/2018/aug/15/humans-are-pushing-the-earth-closer-to-a-climate-cliff

Stop climate change, don’t ‘adapt’ to it
– Judy Hindley says we must increase the price of fossil fuels, and Iain Climie raises the issue of climate change refugees
https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2018/aug/14/stop-climate-change-dont-adapt-to-it

Climate change: ‘Hothouse Earth’ risks even if CO2 emissions slashed
– It may sound like the title of a low budget sci-fi movie, but for planetary scientists, “Hothouse Earth” is a deadly serious concept.
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-45084144

Domino-effect of climate events could push Earth into a ‘hothouse’ state
– Leading scientists warn that passing such a point would make efforts to reduce emissions increasingly futile
https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2018/aug/06/domino-effect-of-climate-events-could-push-earth-into-a-hothouse-state

Why isn’t community energy playing a bigger part in the UK’s energy system?
https://greenallianceblog.org.uk/2018/08/03/why-isnt-community-energy-playing-a-bigger-part-in-the-uks-energy-system/

I won’t go on the BBC if it supplies climate change deniers as ‘balance’
Rupert Read
– The science is not in doubt, so the corporation no longer needs to give them a platform
https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2018/aug/02/bbc-climate-change-deniers-balance

The Sun online 2 August:
ON THE BOIL: Global heatwave sees scores killed in wildfires, crops failing and fish suffocating in rivers as the planet sizzles:
https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/6925426/heatwave-2018-europe-august-wildfires-japan-china/

Move over, Bitcoin bros: A green cryptocurrency is here
By Eric Holthaus on Aug 1, 2018
– To say that the cryptocurrency known as Bitcoin eats a lot of energy is an understatement
https://grist.org/article/move-over-bitcoin-bros-a-green-cryptocurrency-is-here/

Guardian 1 August:
Was this the heatwave that finally ended climate denial?
https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2018/aug/01/heatwave-climate-denial-summer-2018-sceptics

Naomi Klein argues strongly against the piece in the NY Times (below).
“That’s also why it is so enraging that the piece is spectacularly wrong in its central thesis.”
https://theintercept.com/2018/08/03/climate-change-new-york-times-magazine/

New York Times, 1 Aug
Losing Earth – the 10-year period from 1979 to 1989: the decisive decade when humankind first came to a broad understanding of the causes and dangers of climate change
https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2018/08/01/magazine/climate-change-losing-earth.html?hp&action=click&pgtype=Homepage&clickSource=story-heading&module=photo-spot-region®ion=top-news&WT.nav=top-news

July 2018

Extreme global weather is ‘the face of climate change’ says leading scientist.
– Exclusive: Prof Michael Mann declares the impacts of global warming are now ‘playing out in real-time’. Heatwave made more than twice as likely by climate change, scientists find.
https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2018/jul/27/extreme-global-weather-climate-change-michael-mann

Print edition of The Guardian – front page 28 July 2018

The Sun online 26 July, updated 27 July:
BAKE TO THE FUTURE: Britain is braced for an epidemic of summer heatwaves lasting DECADES as temperatures set to hit a July record of 37C (99F) today
– As the nation sweated yesterday, it emerged that red-hot summers may become an annual event.
Professor Peter Stott, of the Met Office, said: “Since 1976, global temperatures have increased significantly. The risk of extreme heatwaves is increasing rapidly worldwide due to greenhouse gas emissions. This summer we are seeing an expression of that increased risk. It’s human-induced climate change that has made such a situation as we’ve seen in 2018 more likely.” ‘
https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/6875184/decades-of-heatwaves-37c-friday/

Climate change denial won’t even benefit oil companies soon
– The damage caused by our addiction to burning fossil fuels will be so widespread that nobody stands to gain
https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2018/jul/31/climate-change-denial-oil-companies-fossil-fuels

Full and complete closure of the Feed in Tariff scheme in March next year, with no replacement announced; consultation into allowing permitted development for shale gas exploration.
https://www.gov.uk/government/consultations/permitted-development-for-shale-gas-exploration

UK judge postpones decision on landmark climate case
– The high court in London has postponed its decision on whether 11 citizens can bring their complaint that the UK’s climate targets need to be changed before the full court
http://www.climatechangenews.com/2018/07/04/uk-judge-postpones-decision-landmark-climate-case/

Net Zero: Judge postpones decision on UK carbon target case
– Plan B Earth is seeking a judicial review of UK government’s failure to fast track more ambitious 2050 climate targets, but will have to wait on Judge’s decision
https://www.businessgreen.com/bg/news/3035376/net-zero-judge-postpones-decision-on-whether-to-grant-uk-climate-goal-case-full-hearing

Court action to save young from climate bill
– An activist group hopes to sue the UK government over climate change, arguing that it is discriminating against the young by failing to cut emissions fast enough.
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-44699733

June 2018

Brexit Britain’s dash for growth will be a disaster for the environment – MPs showed a Trumpian disregard for the planet by voting en masse for Heathrow expansion
https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2018/jun/28/brexit-britain-environment-heathrow-expansion

UK home solar power faces cloudy outlook as subsidies are axed
– Lower costs and battery technology offer hope – but industry says it needs support
https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2018/jun/27/uk-home-solar-power-subsidies-costs-battery-technology

Government rejects plan for £1.3bn tidal lagoon in Swansea
https://www.theguardian.com/business/2018/jun/25/government-rejects-plan-for-tidal-lagoon-in-swansea

UK home solar power faces cloudy outlook as subsidies are axed
– Lower costs and battery technology offer hope – but industry says it needs support
https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2018/jun/27/uk-home-solar-power-subsidies-costs-battery-technology

Opposing onshore UK windfarms ‘means higher energy bills’
Ministers told there is no logical argument against turbines in areas that want them
https://www.theguardian.com/business/2018/jun/10/deterring-onshore-windfarms-means-higher-energy-bills-lord-deben

May 2018

Markets may be underpricing climate-related risk
– Shareholders reckon that their companies will not suffer—or that they will be able to get out in time
https://www.economist.com/finance-and-economics/2018/05/24/markets-may-be-underpricing-climate-related-risk

Pedal-powered HGV tackles road danger
https://www.eta.co.uk/2018/05/25/pedal-powered-hgv-tackles-road-danger/

The great challenge of the 21st century is learning to consume less. This is how we can do it
https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2018/05/our-future-depends-on-consuming-less-for-a-better-world/

Secret UK push to weaken EU climate laws ‘completely mad’
– Plan to change timeline for energy use reduction puts Paris targets at risk, say MEPS
https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2018/may/09/secret-uk-push-to-weaken-eu-climate-laws-completely-mad

Slowing the Flow: Facing the drift into climate crisis
https://morningstaronline.co.uk/article/slowing-flow-facing-drift-climate-crisis

California burning: life among the wildfires
– People used to roll their eyes at my gloomy talk of climate change. Then the big blaze came. By Christina Nichol
https://www.theguardian.com/news/2018/may/04/california-burning-life-among-the-wildfires-climate-change

April 2018

‘We’re doomed’: Mayer Hillman on the climate reality no one else will dare mention.
– The 86-year-old social scientist says accepting the impending end of most life on Earth might be the very thing needed to help us prolong it.
https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2018/apr/26/were-doomed-mayer-hillman-on-the-climate-reality-no-one-else-will-dare-mention

The courts are deciding who’s to blame for climate change
Oil companies? The government? The public? All of the above share the blame. Dana Nuccitelli.
https://www.theguardian.com/environment/climate-consensus-97-per-cent/2018/apr/16/the-courts-are-deciding-whos-to-blame-for-climate-change

 

March 2018

A judge asks basic questions about climate change. We answer them – California judge William Alsup put out a list of questions for a climate change ‘tutorial’ in a global warming case
https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2018/mar/21/a-judge-asks-basic-questions-about-climate-change-we-answer-them?CMP=twt_a-environment_b-gdneco

Land degradation threatens human wellbeing, major report warns – More than 3.2bn people are already affected and the problem will worsen without rapid action, driving migration and conflict
https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2018/mar/26/land-degradation-is-undermining-human-wellbeing-un-report-warns

Zero Carbon Plans for Northern Europe
AirClim has published two studies 2,3 this month that describe a vision for reaching zero carbon in eight Nordic and Baltic countries by 2030 (page 20-21)…
http://airclim.org/acidnews/editorial-europe-should-decarbonise-its-economy-2030

UK farmers to be given first ever targets on soil health
New bill will be first step by ministers to protect and restore soil as fears grow over a future soil fertility crisis
https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2018/mar/13/uk-farmers-to-be-given-first-ever-targets-on-soil-health

February 2018

Climate change ‘will push European cities towards breaking point’
– Study highlights urgent need to adapt urban areas to cope with floods, droughts and heatwaves
https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2018/feb/21/climate-change-will-push-european-cities-towards-breaking-point

Ten years on, it’s time to celebrate the Climate Change Act
– Lord Howard of Lympne
https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/bc3db342-0cf6-11e8-9ed2-93cf9d74a2fe

Jeremy Corbyn vows to tackle ‘climate catastrophe’ by putting energy system in public hands
– Labour leader says his government must be ‘at least as radical’ as the post-war Attlee administration which built the NHS and the welfare state
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/jeremy-corbyn-big-six-energy-companies-nationalisation-public-ownership-fracking-ban-climate-change-a8204031.html?utm_content=buffera91d4&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Negative emissions have ‘limited potential’ to help meet climate goals – CarbonBrief.org 31 January 2018
https://www.carbonbrief.org/negative-emissions-have-limited-potential-to-help-meet-climate-goals

How Bill Gates aims to clean up the planet – It’s a simple idea: strip CO2 from the air and use it to produce carbon-neutral fuel. But can it work on an industrial scale?
https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2018/feb/04/carbon-emissions-negative-emissions-technologies-capture-storage-bill-gates

January 2018

UK to miss legal climate targets without urgent action, official advisers warn – Vague ambitions, such as banning new petrol cars by 2040, must be turned into solid plans, says the Committee on Climate Change
https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2018/jan/17/uk-to-miss-legal-climate-targets-without-urgent-action-official-advisers-warn

Lloyd’s of London to divest from coal over climate change
– Firm follows other big UK and European insurers by excluding coal companies from 1 April
https://www.theguardian.com/business/2018/jan/21/lloyds-of-london-to-divest-from-coal-over-climate-change

Global warming set to exceed Paris agreement’s 1.5C limit by 2040s, according to draft UN report – Rough paper suggests ‘very high risk’ target will be surpassed by middle of century
http://www.independent.co.uk/environment/global-warming-paris-agreement-temperature-limit-climate-change-2040-un-report-a8155586.html

Is your recycling being incinerated? It’s time to watch our waste
https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2018/jan/08/recycling-incinerated-waste-china-ban-25p-coffee-cups

Great Barrier Reef: rising temperatures turning green sea turtles female
https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2018/jan/08/great-barrier-reef-rising-temperatures-turning-green-sea-turtles-female

Coral reef bleaching ‘the new normal’ and a fatal threat to ecosystems
https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2018/jan/04/coral-reef-bleaching-the-new-normal-and-a-fatal-threat-to-ecosystems

Which works better: climate fear, or climate hope? Well, it’s complicated
https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2018/jan/04/climate-fear-or-hope-change-debate

Oceans suffocating as huge dead zones quadruple since 1950, scientists warn
https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2018/jan/04/oceans-suffocating-dead-zones-oxygen-starved

Tips and inspiration for the new year, new you cyclist
https://www.theguardian.com/environment/bike-blog/2018/jan/03/tips-and-inspiration-for-the-new-year-new-you-cyclist

2017 was the hottest year on record without an El Niño, thanks to global warming
https://www.theguardian.com/environment/climate-consensus-97-per-cent/2018/jan/02/2017-was-the-hottest-year-on-record-without-an-el-nino-thanks-to-global-warming

On its 100th birthday in 1959, Edward Teller warned the oil industry about global warming
https://www.theguardian.com/environment/climate-consensus-97-per-cent/2018/jan/01/on-its-hundredth-birthday-in-1959-edward-teller-warned-the-oil-industry-about-global-warming

December 2017

Research shows that certain facts can still change conservatives’ minds
https://www.theguardian.com/environment/climate-consensus-97-per-cent/2017/dec/14/research-shows-that-certain-facts-can-still-change-conservatives-minds

Top doctors back legal action against Government on carbon emissions
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/wires/pa/article-5159239/Top-doctors-legal-action-against-Government-carbon-emissions.html

November 2017

Human impacts on forests and grasslands much larger and older than previously assumed
December 21, 2017, Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt
https://phys.org/news/2017-12-human-impacts-forests-grasslands-larger.html

‘Planet at a crossroads’: climate summit makes progress but leaves much to do
– the UN negotiations in Bonn lay the groundwork for implementing the landmark Paris deal, but tough decisions lay ahead
https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2017/nov/17/planet-at-a-crossroads-climate-summit-makes-progress-but-leaves-much-to-do

Nasa map of Earth’s seasons over 20 years highlights climate change
– the visualization shows spring coming earlier and the Arctic ice caps receding over time
https://www.theguardian.com/science/2017/nov/18/nasa-map-of-earths-seasons-over-20-years-highlights-climate-change

Survey highlights challenges for fracking, support for renewables
http://eciu.net/press-releases/2017/survey-highlights-challenges-for-fracking-support-for-renewables

October 2017

Carbon dioxide levels in atmosphere hit alarming new high, says UN.
The unprecedented levels of CO2 could lead to dangerous rises in sea levels and temperatures.
http://www.independent.co.uk/environment/carbon-dioxide-co2-atmosphere-environment-climate-change-global-warming-un-a8026931.html

BBC apologises over interview with climate sceptic Lord Lawson
https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2017/oct/24/bbc-apologises-over-interview-climate-sceptic-lord-nigel-lawson

Our cities need fewer cars, not cleaner cars
https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2017/oct/16/our-cities-need-fewer-cars-not-cleaner-cars-electric-green-transport

Wild is the wind: the resource that could power the world
https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2017/oct/15/wild-is-the-wind-the-resource-that-could-power-the-world

Eating meat and climate change
https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/oct/04/livestock-farming-artificial-meat-industry-animals

Proof that sustainable meat and dairy farming can work
https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2017/oct/12/proof-that-sustainable-meat-and-dairy-farming-can-work

Why the 97% climate consensus is important
Some have argued that consensus messaging is counter-productive. Here’s why they’re wrong.
https://www.theguardian.com/environment/climate-consensus-97-per-cent/2017/oct/02/why-the-97-climate-consensus-is-important

September 2017

Ministers who fail to cut greenhouse gas emissions should face legal action, says former chief government scientist
– Professor Sir David King says ‘if it takes legal action to force ministers to behave properly, then so be it – I’ll support it’
http://www.independent.co.uk/environment/ministers-greenhouse-gas-emissions-fail-cut-environment-greg-clark-chief-scientist-david-king-a7969496.html

Climate and energy are becoming focal points in state political races
The latest example, Minnesota gubernatorial candidate Rebecca Otto has a strong clean energy proposal
https://www.theguardian.com/environment/climate-consensus-97-per-cent/2017/sep/28/climate-and-energy-are-becoming-focal-points-in-state-political-races

When media sceptics misrepresent our climate research we must speak out – Myles Allen and Richard Millar
https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2017/sep/21/when-media-sceptics-misrepresent-our-climate-research-we-must-speak-out

Climate deniers want to protect the status quo that made them rich
https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2017/sep/22/climate-deniers-protect-status-quo-that-made-them-rich

August 2017

It’s a fact: climate change made Hurricane Harvey more deadly | Michael E Mann
https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/aug/28/climate-change-hurricane-harvey-more-deadly?CMP=share_btn_link

Climate change sets the world on fire
http://www.dw.com/en/climate-change-sets-the-world-on-fire/a-40152365

Dealing with climate migration: ‘what matters are our actions’
http://www.theecologist.org/News/news_analysis/2989224/dealing_with_climate_migration_what_matters_are_our_actions.html

Alaska’s permafrost is thawing
https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2017/08/23/climate/alaska-permafrost-thawing.html

Three years to safeguard our climate
https://www.nature.com/news/three-years-to-safeguard-our-climate-1.22201

Scottish tidal power
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/business/news/pentland-firth-tidal-power-station-electricity-generation-energy-renewables-a7922141.html?cmpid=facebook-post

Hurricane Harvey and climate change
https://thinkprogress.org/climate-change-made-harvey-worse-099574a6cba7/?utm_content=buffer65b67&utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Floods in India, Nepal and Bangladesh Aug 2017
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/aug/30/mumbai-paralysed-by-floods-as-india-and-region-hit-by-worst-monsoon-rains-in-years?CMP=share_btn_fb

Energy efficiency in traditional buildings
http://blog.ferrovial.com/en/2017/07/traditional-architecture-energy-efficiency/?utm_source=Facebook_Campaign&utm_medium=CPC&utm_campaign=Zesto

British Columbia greenhouse gas emissions tripled by forest fires
http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/it-s-alarming-wildfire-emissions-grow-to-triple-b-c-s-annual-carbon-footprint-1.4259306