Scientists Call for Drastic Drop in Emissions. U.S. Appears to Have Gone the Other Way.

A report by a private research company found that U.S. emissions, which amount to one-sixth of the planet’s, didn’t fall in 2018 but instead skyrocketed. The 3.4 percent jump for 2018, projected by the firm,… Read More

Local councils heading for fracking showdown with government

Ministers are facing a fresh confrontation with local councils over their controversial plans to expand fracking, after one of the biggest combined authorities in the country set out plans to ban the practice. Greater Manchester’s… Read More

Greenhouse Gas Emissions Accelerate Like a ‘Speeding Freight Train’ in 2018

Greenhouse gas emissions worldwide are growing at an accelerating pace this year, researchers said Wednesday, putting the world on track to face some of the most severe consequences of global warming sooner than expected. Scientists… Read More

David Attenborough Warns Of ‘Collapse Of Civilizations’ At U.N. Climate Meeting

David Attenborough, the naturalist and broadcaster, sounded a dire warning in a speech Monday to the U.N. climate conference in Poland. “Right now we are facing a man-made disaster of global scale, our greatest threat… Read More

Trump to Iraqi PM: How about that oil? – Axios

President Trump twice raised to the Iraqi prime minister the idea of repaying America for its wars with Iraqi oil, a highly controversial ask that runs afoul of international norms and logic, according to sources… Read More