Posted in #TheRealNews climate change climate crisis Columns covid global warming

Science denial runs deep in the GOP

Back in 2012, climate science denial created an “October Surprise” moment for the presidential election and a turning point against the presidential prospects of Republican…

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Posted in #Chile #TheRealNews climate change climate crisis COP25 global warming Madrid

COP25 Was Moved to Spain to Conceal Chilean Government’s Human Rights Violations

The concept of “loss and damage” and carbon markets are a sticking point at the UN’s climate summit, and protests are continuing in Chile, the…

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Posted in #TheRealNews climate change climate crisis COP25 global warming greenhouse gas emissions Greta Thunberg

Greta Thunberg at COP25: ‘There Is no Sense of Urgency’

Climate activist Greta Thunberg, whom Time Magazine just named “Person of the Year,” spoke to delegates at the COP25 climate conference in Madrid. The post…

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Posted in #TheRealNews carbon emissions climate change climate model global heating global warming greenhouse gas emissions Neil Swart

New Climate Model Predicts Alarming Levels of Global Heating

Dr. Neil Swart of the Canadian Center for Climate Modelling & Analysis says a new model predicts nearly 8°C of heating by 2100 in a…

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Posted in #California #TheRealNews climate change climate crisis global warming los angeles wildfires

Climate Change Fuels Hellfire in the City of Angels

California’s fire season isn’t over yet, but megafire events have already taken a major toll on the state and its inhabitants, forcing the evacuation of…

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Posted in #California #Colorado #Mexico #TheRealNews Arizona climate change Colorado river Colorado River System drought global warming Nevada New Mexico Utah Wyoming

25-Year Drought Forces States to Rescue Colorado River System

The Colorado River system provides water for around 40 million people. A 25-year drought has endangered this system, prompting seven states and Mexico to accelerate…

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Posted in #Arctic #TheRealNews Benjamin Strauss climate central climate change climate crisis global warming sea level rise

Sea Level Rise Could Be Three Times Worse Than Previous Estimates

A new study and mapping visualization tool by the organization Climate Central says hundreds of millions more people than previously thought live in coastal flooding…

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Posted in #TheRealNews climate change CO2 emissions global warming greenhouse gases IPCC paris climate agreement

US Withdrawal from Paris Climate Agreement Will Cause ‘Real Harm’

Climate crisis specialist Michael Mann talks about how the US withdrawal from the Paris Climate Agreement will have an enormous impact on climate change, even…

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Posted in #Pollution #TheRealNews carbon emissions climate crisis covering climate now global warming Military Industrial Complex pentagon

Corporate Media Ignores Connection Between Militarism and Climate Change

Joe Jamison of the U.S. Peace Council explains that the Pentagon is one of the world’s worst polluters. The post Corporate Media Ignores Connection Between…

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Posted in #Environment #TheRealNews climate change covering climate now fossil fuel global warming

Fossil Fuel Companies Roll Out a New Era of Spin

This story originally appeared on the website grist.org. It is republished here as part of The Real News Network’s partnership with Covering Climate Now, a…

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Posted in #TheRealNews climate change extinction rebellion global warming Liverpool

Extinction Rebellion Stages Liverpool Protest for Climate Action

The rapidly-growing movement blocked roads to push the UK government to act on the climate crisis (contributed to TRNN by Merlin Norbury) The post Extinction…

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Posted in #TheRealNews agriculture climate change Diana Ruiz global warming IPCC land use

New IPCC Report Warns of Vicious Cycle Between Soil Degradation and Climate Change

Greenpeace’s Diana Ruiz discusses the new IPCC Climate report, “Climate Change and Land,” which issues a dire warning about how climate change and destructive land…

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Posted in #TheRealNews Cindy Holleman climate change FAO Food and Agriculture Organization global warming world hunger

UN: World Hunger Increases for Third Straight Year due to Climate Change

Cindy Holleman of the UN Food and Agriculture Organization says climate change, conflict, and economic stagnation are increasing hunger The post UN: World Hunger Increases…

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Posted in #TheRealNews climate change Extreme Weather global warming heat waves Michael Mann

New Study Predicts Millions of Americans May Become Exposed To “Off The Charts” Heat

Climate scientist Michael Mann discusses the increasing frequency and severity of heat waves, just as the US, Europe, and India are experiencing this Summer The…

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Posted in #Antarctica #TheRealNews Claire Parkinson climate change global warming Sea Ice sea level

New Studies Raise Alarms About the State of Ice in Antarctica

NASA scientist Claire Parkinson says that, from 2014-2017, Antarctic sea ice rapidly fell to its lowest levels in 40 years, which could trigger a devastating…

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Posted in #TheRealNews Alexander Zaitchik Amazon rainforest Brazil climate change environmental destruction global warming Jair Bolsonaro

Amazon in Danger of Total Destruction Under Brazil’s Right-Wing President Bolsonaro

If another 20 percent of the Amazon rainforest is destroyed, it could start a vicious cycle of self-destruction, unleashing enormous amounts of CO2 and massively…

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Posted in #Canada #TheRealNews climate change climate emergency David Suzuki global warming tar sands

Dr. David Suzuki: Trudeau Government’s Climate Emergency Declaration Is ‘A Joke’

A leading Canadian environmentalist says Canada must leave the vast majority of the tar sands in the ground if it hopes to fight climate change…

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Posted in #EPA #TheRealNews climate change climate science Donald Trump global warming greenpeace John Noel marc steiner US Geological Survey

Climate Science Denied as Trump Admin Orders Halt on Long Term Projections

One way in which climate change deniers are getting their way in the Trump administration is by subverting the application of scientific findings by ignoring…

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Posted in #TheRealNews climate change global warming sea levels

Rising Seas Could Generate 187 Million Climate Refugees by 2100

Dr. Roger Cooke explains that, according to a new study, sea levels could rise by over 2 meters by the end of the century The…

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Posted in #TheRealNews climate change global warming mainstream media mass media

How the Mainstream Media Ignores the Climate Change Crisis

The climate change crisis is real: more powerful storms, droughts, floods, and rising sea levels. However, mainstream media continues to ignore the crisis. A TRNN…

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Posted in #TheRealNews climate change environmental movement Gasland global warming Josh Fox solidarity

Climate Movements Must Be as International as the Oil Industry

“Gasland” director and author Josh Fox says environmental movements should counter industry opposition with global solidarity The post Climate Movements Must Be as International as…

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Posted in #Climate #TheRealNews climate crisis global warming House of Representatives Jeff Markey Nancy Pelosi

Can House Special Committees Fight the Climate Crisis?

Jessy Tolkan was 27 years old when she testified before the U.S. House Select Committee on Energy Independence and Global Warming. “The urgency and magnitude…

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