Climate Change

Climate change mitigation, adaptation top PBBM admin’s agenda

Climate change mitigation, adaptation top PBBM admin’s agenda

President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. (PNA photo by Rey Baniquet) MANILA – President Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr. on Wednesday guaranteed that the Philippines’ resiliency and adaptation to the "new normals" of climate change are on top of his administration’s national agenda. Marcos gave the assurance in a speech delivered during […] Click here to view original …

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Climate change sets back global power sector’s decarbonisation efforts as countries turn to coal to meet demand

Climate change sets back global power sector’s decarbonisation efforts as countries turn to coal to meet demand

Increased use of coal to generate power this summer may lead to higher carbon emissions in 2022, UK environment think tank Ember says Coal power generated in China rose by 111 terawatt-hours in July and August compared to last year, cancelling out the 79TWh drop seen in the first […] Click here to view original …

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Op-Ed: How juvenile white sharks in search of warmer waters disrupt life off the California coast

Op-Ed: How juvenile white sharks in search of warmer waters disrupt life off the California coast

Since 2014, when a marine heat wave scientists dubbed “the blob” encroached on the Central Coast, juvenile white sharks have been following warmer currents to waters they didn’t usually inhabit. The northern edge of the juveniles’ core range had been the Santa Barbara area, but it now stretches all […] Click here to view original …

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Portland OKs Zenith Energy plan to phase out crude oil

Portland OKs Zenith Energy plan to phase out crude oil

The announcement comes over a year after the city denied the company’s certification because it didn’t meet greenhouse gas emissions reduction goals. PORTLAND, Ore. — Portland city officials have approved Zenith Energy’s plan to phase out crude oil at its terminal and move to renewable fuels in the next […] Click here to view original …

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In the Vines: How drought and climate change threaten the Paso Robles wine industry's future

In the Vines: How drought and climate change threaten the Paso Robles wine industry’s future

Some wineries like Niner Wine Estates in Paso Robles have installed drought-resistant landscaping to reduce their reliance on irrigation. The water crisis in the American West is made worse every year by climate change and drought, posing an existential threat to agricultural economies across the region. Smaller cities and […] Click here to view original …

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