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Trump's order signals end of US dominance in climate change battle

2 hours ago From theguardian.com  View Original Article

London, U K - Is Donald Trump’s determination to send US climate change policy back into the dark ages an “existential threat to the entire planet”, as the architect of many of Barack Obama’s green measures warns? Or is global momentum towards a cleaner, safer fut ...

'Near threatened' beluga whales in danger as Arctic sea ice shrinks due to global warming

5 hours ago From natureworldnews.com  View Original Article

Jacksonville, FLORIDA - Global warming is increasingly becoming a threat not just to humans and to the environment, but to the majestic Beluga whales as well. A new report concludes that as the Arctic sea ice continues to disappear, Beluga whales are running out of food.

Tunisia bans disposable plastic shopping bags

6 hours ago From care2.com  View Original Article

Redwood City, CALIFORNIA - If you happen to be shopping for groceries in Tunisia, you won’t be able to get a free, thin plastic bag in which to take home your purchases. As of 1 March 2017, single-use plastic bags have been banned in supermarkets, making it the first Arab nati ...

Expect more deadly heat from climate change, study says

7 hours ago From phys.org  View Original Article

Douglas, Isle of Man, U K - Deaths related to extreme heat are expected to keep rising, even if most nations can contain global warming at agreed-upon levels, a new study reports.

Nations supporting the 2015 Paris Agreement have pledged to limit global warming to ...

Global protests push Samsung to finally recycle Galaxy Note 7 - Greenpeace

9 hours ago From greenpeace.org  View Original Article

Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - Samsung today officially published its plan to deal with the 4.3 million Galaxy Note 7 devices produced and recalled worldwide following battery faults. This major win comes after nearly five months of campaigning and global protests addressing the e ...

Despite Trump, more and more countries continue to ratify the Paris Agreement

10 hours ago From zmescience.com  View Original Article

Scottsdale, ARIZONA - Despite blatant climate change denial from the newly elected US administration, more and more countries understand the urgency of the issue and ratifying the Paris agreement. So far, 139 countries responsible for 82% of the world’s emissions have rat ...

Protesters abseil down Commonwealth Bank building in central Sydney demanding it stop lending money to the coal industry

26 hours ago From dailymail.co.uk  View Original Article

London, U K - Greenpeace activists with abseiling equipment climbed a Commonwealth Bank building in central Sydney on Monday to protest fossil fuel industry loans.

Protesters gathered at the bank's Darling Walk branch on Harbour Street, where two me ...

New conservation area established in the Ecuadorian Amazon Pastaza region

27 hours ago From mongabay.com  View Original Article

Menlo Park, CALIFORNIA - After three years of working with local governments and indigenous communities, the Provincial Council of Pastaza established the Pastaza Ecological Area of Sustainable Development in the center of the Ecuadorian Amazon region. The area covers more t ...

Climate change: ‘Human fingerprint’ found on global extreme weather

27 hours ago From theguardian.com  View Original Article

London, U K - The fingerprint of human-caused climate change has been found on heatwaves, droughts and floods across the world, according to scientists.

The discovery indicates that the impacts of global warming are already being felt by society and ...

Lights go out around the world for 10th Earth Hour

29 hours ago From postguam.com  View Original Article

Tamuning, Guam - The lights are being switched off around the world at 8:30 p.m. on Saturday evening, to mark the 10th annual Earth Hour, and to draw attention to climate change.

The initiative began in Australia in 2007 as a grass roots gesture by the ...

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'Near threatened' beluga whales in danger as Arctic sea ice shrinks due to global warming

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