Brazil’s Severe Drought Dries Up Reservoirs

National Geographic: Thanks to the worst drought in eight decades in southeastern Brazil, water levels have dropped dramatically in the reservoirs that supply São Paulo, [...]

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Blocked on Keystone XL, the Oil-Sands Industry Looks East

National Geographic: The oil-sands industry in Alberta has a problem: It’s capable of producing more oil than it can get to market. It has tried [...]

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EU climate change goal pits green business against industry

Reuters: A European Union goal to cut greenhouse gases by 40 percent by 2030, agreed early on Friday, sets the pace for a global deal [...]

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EU strikes compromise to set new climate target for 2030

Reuters: European Union leaders struck a deal on a new target to cut carbon emissions out to 2030, calling it a new global standard but [...]

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Pragmatism on Climate Change Trumps Politics at Local Level Across U.S

New York Times: As she planned her run for the Florida House of Representatives this year, Kristin Jacobs told her team that she wanted her [...]

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Europe Reaches Climate Deal, Sends Message

Climate Central: The European Commission’s vote to reduce greenhouse gas pollution levels by 40 percent by 2030, compared with 1990 levels, “will put pressure on [...]

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Fight Over $100 Billion Aid Stalls Global Warming Deal

Bloomberg: A dispute about how to link greenhouse-gas emissions cuts to a promise from the wealthiest nations for $100 billion a year in climate aid [...]

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New EU carbon target is bold but ‘not enough’

Independent: EU leaders performed their usual victory lap in the early hours of this morning after they agreed the boldest target to cut carbon emissions [...]

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Newly Discovered Microbe Is Key Player In Climate Change

RedOrbit: As permafrost soils thaw under the influence of global warming, communities of soil microbes act as potent amplifiers of global climate change, an international [...]

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EPA chief: Public tired of debating climate change

Hill: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Gina McCarthy said Friday that the public does not want more “debate or discussion” about climate change, but government [...]

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