UN Pushes for ‘Paris Agreement on Steroids’

The United Nations is to vote later this week for a climate treaty “on steroids” – stronger, more all-encompassing and more legally binding than the ailing Paris accord. Fox News reports: A proposal for bringing international environmental law under one legally binding treaty at the United Nations will be up for a preliminary vote later … More UN Pushes for ‘Paris Agreement on Steroids’

Lava Continues to Devastate Structures in Eastern Puna, Hawaii

The eruption of Kilauea volcano is still being felt as its “heartbreaking” destruction continues. Kilauea, one of the world’s most active volcanoes, has shown no sign that her fury will soon abate. On May 3, the eruption split the earth open wide, exposing an ever-widening wound that bled molten stone. The eruption was typical of the … More Lava Continues to Devastate Structures in Eastern Puna, Hawaii

New Files Detail the Threats Made Against Scott Pruitt at the E.P.A.

Want the latest climate news in your inbox? You can sign up here to receive Climate Fwd:, our new email newsletter. WASHINGTON — The Environmental Protection Agency had a total of 33 threat investigations underway as of mid-March — 10 of them involving Scott Pruitt from the last six months — a security assessment released … More New Files Detail the Threats Made Against Scott Pruitt at the E.P.A.

Shock Study: Climate Skeptics More ‘Eco-Friendly’ than Climate Alarmists

Americans who are skeptical about climate change engage in personal behavior that is more friendly to the environment than climate alarmists, who support increased government regulation, a new study has found. Michael Hall, a psychologist from the University of Michigan, led a team of researchers in a yearlong longitudinal study of 600 Americans who “regularly … More Shock Study: Climate Skeptics More ‘Eco-Friendly’ than Climate Alarmists

31st Lawsuit: California Sues Trump Admin to Stop Auto Mileage Roll Back

Jae C. Hong / Associated Press by Chriss W. Street3 May 2018Newport Beach, CA0 3 May, 20183 May, 2018 California Attorney General Xavier Becerra has filed the state’s thirty-first lawsuit against the Trump administration, joining 16 other states to stop the rollback of Obama-era rules requiring car manufacturers to double auto mileage. California is leading … More 31st Lawsuit: California Sues Trump Admin to Stop Auto Mileage Roll Back

Poor Californians Rally to Defeat Democrat Bill to Expand Affordable Housing

An attempt by California Democrats to increase affordable housing by ending zoning restrictions near urban transit stations was dropped last month due to a revolt by the urban poor whom the bill was ostensibly intended to benefit. San Francisco’s State Senator Scott Wiener had built a big coalition of Yes In My Backyard (“YIMBY”) advocates … More Poor Californians Rally to Defeat Democrat Bill to Expand Affordable Housing

Activists Want to Carve Trump’s Face into Arctic Glacier to Prove Climate Change Exists

Project Trumpmore by Penny Starr3 May 20180 3 May, 20183 May, 2018 A group of climate change activists in Finland is raising money and scouting locations in the Arctic to carve an image of President Donald Trump Mount Rushmore-style, such that when it melts, it will give proof to the threat of global warming. “Will … More Activists Want to Carve Trump’s Face into Arctic Glacier to Prove Climate Change Exists

Hawaii Bans Sunscreen Believed to Kill Coral Reefs

by Nate Church3 May 20180 3 May, 20183 May, 2018 On May 1, Hawaii lawmakers approved a bill that will ban many of the most popular brands of sunscreen from use on their island beaches, due to environmental concerns. The bill itself lays out the numerous reasons for their decision. “The legislature finds that two … More Hawaii Bans Sunscreen Believed to Kill Coral Reefs

Williams: The Great Population Hoax Turns 50

This month marks the 50th anniversary of one of the most destructive books of the last century, The Population Bomb, by Paul Ehrlich. The 1968 doomsday bestseller generated hysteria over the future of the world and the earth’s waning ability to sustain human life, as Stanford biologist Paul Ehrlich offered a series of alarming predictions … More Williams: The Great Population Hoax Turns 50