Shipping & Climate Change

9 reasons global warming is great, according to a Texas Republican.

Environmental Health News - Wed, 26/07/2017 - 14:00
The Republican chairman of the House Committee on Science, Space and Technology thinks you’re all worrying too much about climate change. In fact, Rep. Lamar Smith of Texas thinks global warming is actually a good thing.

New Jersey is cutting food waste to help the climate.

Environmental Health News - Wed, 26/07/2017 - 14:00
A new law in New Jersey aims to shrink the state’s climate footprint and feed the hungry by drastically reducing the amount of wasted food that ends up in landfills.

Al Gore in San Francisco: Climate fight goes on without Trump.

Environmental Health News - Tue, 25/07/2017 - 14:00
Having climate change skeptic Donald Trump in the Oval Office won’t stop the U.S. from mounting an effective fight against rising global temperatures, former Vice President Al Gore argued at an event on Monday.

Whistleblower case shows how Trump tries to silence science.

Environmental Health News - Fri, 21/07/2017 - 14:00
A top federal scientist working with Alaska Native communities on climate change talks about abuses of power and intimidation, while a report details other tactics.

Are we ready for a ‘managed retreat’ from the coasts — and from the forests?

Environmental Health News - Fri, 21/07/2017 - 14:00
If British Columbia were smart, we’d be reviewing our options now.

Climate change: Your meat-free diet can save the planet.

Environmental Health News - Thu, 20/07/2017 - 14:00
Combating climate change is largely a matter of personal responsibility - and one of the easiest and best steps we can take concerns what we put on our plates.

Six ways Trump is 'dismantling' the US after six months in office.

Environmental Health News - Thu, 20/07/2017 - 14:00
Trump has been paralyzed on healthcare and tax reform, but his administration has been active in eroding safeguards and protections elsewhere.

'Grow food on Mars': LA startups tackle climate change with inventive solutions.

Environmental Health News - Tue, 18/07/2017 - 14:00
Dozens of startups are inventing ways to keep LA cool with products and services that aim to avert environmental disaster – and yield profits.

How a warming climate will trouble air travel.

Environmental Health News - Tue, 18/07/2017 - 14:00
Rising temperatures will force airlines to delay flights more often and reduce the number of passengers per plane. And it’s already happening.

Natural gas building boom fuels climate worries, enrages landowners.

Environmental Health News - Mon, 17/07/2017 - 14:00
Companies have asked a federal regulator to approve thousands of miles of pipeline from Appalachia. They almost always get their way.

Why heat waves will get costlier for airlines, more annoying for travelers.

Environmental Health News - Fri, 14/07/2017 - 14:00
The grounding of airplanes during the Phoenix heat wave was just a taste of the disruptions climate change will create for air travel, a new study says.

Biofuels need 'to be improved for battle against climate change.'

Environmental Health News - Fri, 14/07/2017 - 14:00
Biofuel use needs to increase to help fight climate change as liquid fuels will be needed by aircraft and ships for many decades to come, finds a new report requested by the UK government.

US 'will become one of the world's top gas exporters by 2020.'

Environmental Health News - Fri, 14/07/2017 - 14:00
The American shale gas revolution will enjoy a second wind as rapid growth in domestic production sees the US join the world’s club of top gas exporters, a leading energy authority has predicted.

Better to target zero emissions than 100% renewable energy.

Environmental Health News - Fri, 14/07/2017 - 14:00
The goal, after all, is to curb global warming, not favor particular technologies.

$5.8m project aims to tap into new source of potential energy from tidal power.

Environmental Health News - Thu, 13/07/2017 - 14:00
In the hunt for new energy sources, federal Environment Minister Josh Frydenberg is now embracing the waves.

Burning fossil fuels almost ended all life on Earth.

Environmental Health News - Wed, 12/07/2017 - 14:00
A road trip through the geological ruins of our planet's Earth’s worst mass extinction.

EU parliament extends exemption for foreign flights from carbon emissions scheme.

Environmental Health News - Wed, 12/07/2017 - 14:00
A European Union parliamentary committee voted on Tuesday to extend the exemption of international flights from the EU's charges for carbon emissions, but only while it awaits the implementation of last year's worldwide United Nations deal on tackling aircraft emissions.

As seas rise, tropical Pacific islands face a perfect storm.

Environmental Health News - Fri, 07/07/2017 - 14:00
Geologist Chip Fletcher describes the threats confronting Hawaii and other tropical islands, and discusses potential adaptation strategies.

Pacific fight against climate change takes to the world stage.

Environmental Health News - Fri, 07/07/2017 - 14:00
After petitioning the G20 to reaffirm the Paris climate agreement at this weekend's summit, Pacific leaders pressured the international shipping industry to reverse global warming.

Perry says coal-fired power plants important in US future.

Environmental Health News - Fri, 07/07/2017 - 14:00
U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry said Thursday that coal-fired power plants are important for the country's future, and he suggested that energy supply will spark demand.

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