Climate Change

Communities Sued Big Oil Over Climate Change; Then The Backlash Began

"If you live in a city or county that sues oil companies over climate change, prepare for a blowback. ExxonMobil and other fossil fuel giants are taking legal action against such local governments, seeking to undermine a key part of their finances — their relationship with lenders."

Source: McClatchy, 03/05/2018

Parts Suppliers Call for Cleaner Cars, Splitting With Automakers

"In the debate over how quickly to make American cars pollute less, the nation’s auto-parts makers are now in open disagreement with the automakers that buy the countless transmissions, turbochargers and other components that make up modern automobiles."

Source: NY Times, 03/02/2018

Sea Level Rise Damaging More U.S. Bases, Former Top Military Brass Warn

"A growing number of U.S. military sites are being damaged by sea level rise fueled by climate change, and that will threaten the military's ability to protect vital national security interests if the Pentagon and Congress don't take faster action, a panel of retired admirals and generals warns in a new report."

Source: InsideClimate News, 02/27/2018

What Land Will Be Underwater in 20 Years? Knowing Could Be Lucrative

"In Charleston, S.C., where the ports have been expanding to accommodate larger ships sailing through the newly widened Panama Canal, a real-estate developer named Xebec Realty recently went looking for land to build new warehouses and logistics centers."

Source: NY Times, 02/26/2018


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