Despite Donald Trump’s best efforts, “coal’s share of the power mix is declining, and wind and solar remain the fastest-growing US sources of electricity”
New scientific research argues that gas is not a bridge fuel to a clean energy future and that the methane emissions from gas have been severely underestimated.
The concentration of CO2 in the atmosphere “surged” at an unprecedented rate last year to reach record levels.
The GAO concludes the Federal US Government has spent over $350 billion over the last decade paying out for extreme weather and fire events.
As scientists from the Caribbean call for urgent action on climate change, Trump nominates a known climate denier and coal lobbyist to help lead the EPA. The President was criticised for throwing paper towels on the island of Puerto Rico last week. But he is doing much worse. He is throwing away the island’s future.
There is rising anger in the Caribbean about hurricanes and climate change
You would have thought that after being battered by two devastating hurricanes in recent weeks, which experts believe were fuelled by warmer seas caused by climate change, even the most die-hard climate denier would think again.
As Trump’s presidency spirals like a toxic vortex from one crisis to another, and with the global news media reacting to one venomous tweet after another, it is easy to miss the slow assault against science and the environment that continues below the radar.
Donald Trump and Scott Pruitt, head of the Environmental Protection Agency, will awake this morning to the realization that they cannot simply roll-back President Obama’s environmental regulations, like you would the lid on an old sardine tin.
Britain’s new Environment Secretary was once the most hated politician in the land. It is easy to understand why.