Environment Headlines

  • Trump surveys Michael's wrath, rescuers search for bodies

    U.S. President Donald Trump got a first-hand look on Monday at the “total devastation" that Hurricane Michael brought to Florida, as rescuers searched for scores of missing people and hundreds of thousands of residents remained without power.

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  • Idaho wildlife official resigns over uproar about killing baboon family

    An Idaho wildlife official was forced to resign on Monday after photographs of him posing with a family of baboons and other wild creatures he killed in September during a hunting trip in Africa went viral online, igniting a firestorm of criticism.

    U.S.
  • Why U.N. climate report cannot be trusted

    The U.N. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released "Global Warming of 1.5 C," dubbed SR15, an IPCC special report last week, claiming that, unless governments virtually eliminate human production of carbon dioxide (CO2), we are headed toward a climate catastrophe. The UK's The Guardian reported that the report authors ...

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  • Trump surveys Michael's wrath, rescuers search for bodies

    U.S. President Donald Trump got a first-hand look on Monday at the “total devastation" that Hurricane Michael brought to Florida, as rescuers searched for scores of missing people and hundreds of thousands of residents remained without power.

    U.S.
  • Trump sees Michael's wrath, rescuers search for bodies

    President Donald Trump got a first-hand look on Monday at the “total devastation" that Hurricane Michael brought to Florida, as rescuers searched for scores of missing and hundreds of thousands of residents remained without electricity.

    U.S.
  • Trump surveys Michael's wrath; rescuers search for survivors

    President Donald Trump got a first-hand look on Monday at the “total devastation" that Hurricane Michael brought to Florida, as rescuers searched for scores of missing and as hundreds of thousands of residents remained without electricity.

    U.S.
  • Trump may not know what's behind warming, but scientists do

    Despite what President Donald Trump says, scientists have long known that what's warming the planet isn't natural. It's us. They even have the energy balance sheets accounting for changes in the climate to prove it. President Trump's own White House put out a science report...

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  • Australia's prime minister says he is open to relocating the Australian embassy in Israel from Tel A

    CANBERRA, Australia (AP) - Australia's prime minister says he is open to relocating the Australian embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.

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  • U.N. climate report merely a blueprint for destroying the world economy

    ANALYSIS/OPINION: What will it take to keep the planet habitable? According to some eco-warriors, all that's necessary is to end capitalism — the one economic system that has lifted billions from poverty and suffering. The latest United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report led Eric Holthaus, a Grist ...

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  • Trump meets hurricane survivors in devastated Florida Panhandle

    U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday got a first-hand look at the "total devastation" that Hurricane Michael brought to Florida's Panhandle, meeting with survivors and saying that providing food and safety for them was a top priority.

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  • U.S. government, but not Trump, can be sued over climate: judge

    A group of young Americans suing the federal government over lack of action to fight climate change can proceed with their lawsuit, but President Donald Trump cannot be named as a defendant, a federal judge ruled on Monday.

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  • Experts: Hurricane Michael failed to end Florida's red tide

    Hurricane Michael failed to break up a patchy and toxic algae bloom that has lingered in the Gulf of Mexico off Florida's shoreline for the last year, experts said Monday, meaning the red tide outbreak could continue to cause problems in the weeks ahead. Hurricanes can break up...

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  • Humanity is ‘cutting down the tree of life’, warn scientists

    More than 300 mammal species have been eradicated by human activities, say researchers Humanity’s ongoing annihilation of wildlife is cutting down the tree of life, including the branch we are sitting on, according to a stark new analysis. More than 300 different mammal species have been eradicated by human activities. The new research calculates the total unique evolutionary history that has been lost as a result at a startling 2.5bn years. Continue reading...

    the Guardian
  • Beer lovers face price spikes, shortages as climate changes: study

    Climate change will brew trouble for beer lovers in coming decades as it shrinks yields of barley, the top grain used to make the world's most popular alcoholic drink, a study published on Monday said.

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  • Grenfell fire survivors demand answers from ministers about toxins

    Grenfell United group wants to know why residents were not told of soil contamination fears Survivors of the Grenfell fire have demanded urgent meetings with ministers and senior health officials following revelations that significant amounts of toxins were found in soil close to the tower in preliminary findings of a major study. The disclosures have prompted Grenfell United, which represents the families of the 72 people who died, to ask why no one who knew about the early results of the...

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  • Trump to get helicopter view of hurricane-hit Florida Panhandle

    U.S. President Donald Trump arrived in Florida's storm-ravaged Panhandle on Monday to get an aerial view of the destruction caused by deadly Hurricane Michael, and said the top priority was food and housing for residents.

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  • Trump to get helicopter view of hurricane-hit Florida Panhandle

    U.S. President Donald Trump arrived in Florida's storm-ravaged Panhandle on Monday to get an aerial view of the destruction caused by deadly Hurricane Michael, and said the top priority was food and housing for residents.

    U.S.
  • Craig Kelly says Coalition must kill off renewable energy subsidies

    Chairman of Coalition’s backbench energy committee says Morrison government should wind up program The chairman of the Coalition’s backbench energy committee, the outspoken conservative Craig Kelly, says the government needs to axe current subsidies for households and businesses to install renewable energy technology like solar panels. With the Morrison government in the middle of formulating its new energy policy, and with Labor now promising to maintain subsidies for households and businesses...

    the Guardian