Climate talks: Heads of state may not attend high-level segment of COP21 in Paris

Times of India: Heads of state may not be part of concluding round of talks during the crucial Paris climate summit in December unlike the [...]

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Climate talks hinge on money

Politico: Finally, environment ministers in the European Union have started talking dollars and cents.
With only 10 days of negotiations left before the United Nations’ global [...]

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California wildfire forces evacuation of 500 people

Reuters: A rapidly spreading brushfire burning in parched timberland north of San Francisco has forced the evacuation of 500 people and destroyed several buildings less [...]

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Chinese potatoes to chip in as water shortages hit staple crops

Reuters: Once seen as food for the poor, the humble potato is being pushed in China as a tasty, nutritious part of any meal as [...]

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Poll Finds Most Californians Say Climate Change Linked To Drought

CBS: Nearly two-thirds of Californians believe global warming is having an impact on the state`s persistent drought, sharing Gov. Jerry Brown`s environmental concerns as he [...]

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Californians divided along party lines on combating climate change

Reuters: Two-thirds of Californians link the state’s ongoing catastrophic drought to climate change, and most support Governor Jerry Brown’s efforts to combat it – but [...]

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The great injustice of climate change

Irish Times: Last month I attended a conference, Meeting the Challenge of Climate Justice: From Evidence to Action, hosted by Trócaire and St Patrick’s College, [...]

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Starbucks food: May contain deforestation palm oil

Grist: Concerned about palm oil, but still grabbing your morning breakfast at Starbucks? You might want to skip that scone. According to environmental protection [...]

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Coast Guard investigates oil slick off California coast

Reuters: The U.S. Coast Guard was investigating a large, patchy oil sheen that appeared off the Southern California coast west of Santa Barbara on Wednesday, [...]

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Global Population Projected to Reach 11 Billion by 2100, U.N. Estimates

Yale Environment 360: The current world population of 7.3 billion is expected to reach 8.5 billion by 2030, 9.7 billion by 2050, and 11.2 billion [...]

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