EPA Chief Denies CO2 as Primary Driver of Climate Change

  Scott Pruitt, the new head of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), does not think that carbon dioxide is a “primary contributor” to climate change—even though the actual science says it is. “I think that measuring with precision human activity on the climate is something very challenging to do …

Climate Change Impacts are Already Hitting us, Say Europeans

The citizens of four major European countries think the impacts of climate change such as severe floods and storms are already affecting them, according to a major new polling study. The research dispels the idea that global warming is widely seen as a future problem, and also shows strong support …

Antarctic Sea Ice Shrinks to Smallest Ever Extent

Data contradicts climate change sceptics, who have pointed to earlier increases in areas of sea ice to support their views. Sea ice around Antarctica has shrunk to the smallest annual extent on record after years of resisting a trend of manmade global warming, preliminary US satellite data has shown. Ice …

Building Giants Back 2050 Net Zero Goal for Buildings

Three major global businesses – the engineering firm Integral Group, property giant Lendlease and product manufacturer ROCKWOOL – were yesterday announced as sponsors for a green industry campaign to help buildings gain net zero emissions status by 2050. The Advancing Net Zero project, launched in June 2016 by the World …

Thanks to Climate Change, The World’s Storms Are Getting more Dangerouse

Removing the climate change page from the White House site won’t do anything to slow the damage to our planet, just as refusing to “believe” in science won’t help your home stay standing when dangerous, violent storms tear it from the Earth. And those storms are getting a lot worse, …

Trump Administration Backs Off Plan to Scrub Climate Pages from EPA Website

The Trump administration on Wednesday backed away from plans to take down some climate-change information from the Environmental Protection Agency’s website, which employees said had been planned for this week. But political appointees are exerting more oversight over the agency’s scientific communications. Doug Ericksen, spokesman for the Trump team in …