Climate Change

Supreme Court’s Climate Stay May Imperil Paris Climate Accord

"The Supreme Court’s surprise decision Tuesday to halt the carrying out of President Obama’s climate change regulation could weaken or even imperil the international global warming accord reached with great ceremony in Paris less than two months ago, climate diplomats say."

Source: NY Times, 02/11/2016

Supreme Court Deals Blow to Obama’s Efforts to Regulate Coal Emissions

"In a major setback for President Obama’s climate change agenda, the Supreme Court on Tuesday temporarily blocked the administration’s effort to combat global warming by regulating emissions from coal-fired power plants."

Source: NY Times, 02/10/2016

Exxon Opposes Request to Take Moral Responsibility for Climate Change

"Oil giant ExxonMobil moved to reject a shareholder proposal calling for the company to assert moral leadership on climate change and pledge to work toward limiting global warming to 2 degrees Celsius or less."

Source: InsideClimate News, 02/05/2016

"Climate Change Poses Threat To Fish Stocks, Study Finds"

"Over the coming decades, dozens of marine species from the Carolinas to New England will be threatened by the warming, changing currents and the increased acidity expected to alter the region’s waters, according to a new study by scientists at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration."

Source: Boston Globe, 02/04/2016

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