Climate Change

"Parks Face 'Greatest Threat' -- Climate Change"

"ROCKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK, Colo. -- Visitors at the Beaver Meadows entrance here marvel over their first glimpse of thick ponderosa pine stands rolling out like a welcome mat to the snow-capped Rocky Mountains. But the meadows that should be filled with native bunchgrasses and flowers instead are covered with cheatgrass."

Source: Greenwire, 07/27/2016

"State Prosecutors Reject U.S. Lawmakers' Subpoena On Exxon Probe"

"The top state prosecutors in New York and Massachusetts said on Tuesday they will refuse to comply with a subpoena from U.S. congressmen for details on their investigations into whether Exxon Mobil misled investors on climate change risks."

Source: Reuters, 07/27/2016

"Climate Activists Make Noise In Philly Ahead Of Democratic Convention"

"PHILADELPHIA — While the Democratic Party was prepping its convention hall on Sunday, environmental activists tried to draw attention to the streets and their ongoing war against fossil fuel extraction. The day before the Democratic National Convention kicks off here, several thousand activists from Pennsylvania and surrounding states endured sweltering heat and humidity for nearly four hours to call for a shift to renewable energy."

Source: Grist, 07/25/2016

"Sizzling Midwest Feels a Preview of a Hotter Future Climate"

"Extreme heat waves like the current string of scorching days in the Midwest have become more frequent worldwide in the last 60 years, and climate scientists expect that human-caused global warming will exacerbate the dangerous trend in coming decades. It comes with potentially life-threatening consequences for millions of people."

Source: InsideClimate News, 07/22/2016

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