Wave of gorse fires cause devastation across the island of Ireland

May 8th, 2017 A wave of gorse fires over the weekend has caused devastation across the island of Ireland, including the burning down of the...

Emmanuel Macron vows climate action as French president

Emmanuel Macron promised to promote international cooperation on climate change in his victory speech on Sunday, after being elected president of France.The centrist, pro-EU...

US sends “much smaller” team to climate talks in Bonn

The US delegation at this week’s UN climate talks in Bonn will be “much smaller” than in years previous, according to the state department.With...

EU countries have brought in $1bn of coal subsidies since Paris

EU countries are using the low carbon transition to justify new subsidies to the coal industry, instead of investing in clean alternatives, say analysts.Six...

2017 SkS Weekly Climate Change & Global Warming News Roundup #18

Latest Posts Archives Climate Hustle Posted on 6 May 2017 by John Hartz A chronological listing of news...

Green Party and ISPCA call for animal welfare to be included in education syllabus

May 6th, 2017 The Green Party and the Irish Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals have called on the Government to introduce an...

Is climate changing cloud heights? Too soon to say

By Carol Rasmussen,NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory A new analysis of 15 years of NASA satellite cloud measurements finds that clouds worldwide show no definitive trend...

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