Is UN’s climate change body still fit for purpose?

RTCC: Going into the Lima talks there was a great sense of optimism buoyed by the successful climate change summit held by the UN secretary [...]

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Warming leads to more run-ins with polar bears

Agence France-Presse: Word spread quickly: a polar bear, then two, were spotted near this remote Inuit village on the shores of Hudson Bay, about 1,800 [...]

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UN boss: Lima was a reality check, and leaders need to step up for Paris

EurActiv: The differences between how the developed and developing countries view their responsibilities will hinder agreement at the UN Climate Change Conference in Paris, unless [...]

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Tipping Point Nears for ‘Emerging Flooding Crisis’

Climate Central: Soggy times are coming for cities along both U.S. coasts and they’ll be here much quicker than previously thought. By mid-century, sea level [...]

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Shrink ship bubbles ‘for climate fix’

BBC: Getting ships to generate smaller bubbles as they sail across the oceans could counteract the impact of climate change, a study suggests.
Scientists from University [...]

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Europe’s Record Heat Tied Directly to Climate Change

Weather Channel: As 2014 comes to a close, Europe is virtually certain to lock in its hottest year in more than 500 years, and according [...]

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German energy use sinks to lowest level since reunification

BusinessGreen: Energy demand in Germany is set to fall by nearly five per cent over the course of this year, new figures this week predict, [...]

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Jeb Bush is no moderate and he won’t fight climate change

Grist: This week, following months of slobbering coverage from mainstream and nominally liberal journalists, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush (R) announced that he will “actively [...]

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No Fracking In New York? That’s OK With Pennsylvania

National Public Radio: Pennsylvania’s fracking boom has led to record-breaking natural gas production, but its neighbor, New York, announced Wednesday it was banning the practice. [...]

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Clearing tropical rainforests distorts Earth’s wind & water systems, packs climate wallop

ScienceDaily: A new study released today presents powerful evidence that clearing trees not only spews carbon into the atmosphere, but also triggers major shifts in [...]

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