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This country isn't just carbon neutral -- it's carbon negative

This country isn't just carbon neutral -- it's carbon negative | Weather | Scoop.it
Deep in the Himalayas, on the border between China and India, lies the Kingdom of Bhutan, which has pledged to remain carbon neutral for all time.
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Why the UK is using less energy, but importing more - and why it matters

Why the UK is using less energy, but importing more - and why it matters | Weather | Scoop.it
The UK is in the midst of an energy revolution.
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Here Are All the Climate Records Earth Shattered Last Year

Here Are All the Climate Records Earth Shattered Last Year | Weather | Scoop.it
A major international ‘state of the climate’ report finds that temperatures, sea levels, and carbon dioxide all hit milestones amid extreme weather in 2015.
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World's Largest Storage Battery Will Power Los Angeles

World's Largest Storage Battery Will Power Los Angeles | Weather | Scoop.it
More than 18,000 lithium ion battery packs would replace a gas-fired power plant used to meet peak demand
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Sierra Nevada snowpack not likely to recover from drought until 2019

Sierra Nevada snowpack not likely to recover from drought until 2019 | Weather | Scoop.it
Even with this winter's strong El Niño, the Sierra Nevada snowpack will likely take until 2019 to return to pre-drought levels, according to a new analysis led by UCLA hydrology researchers.
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Bill for Hinkley Point nuclear plant hits £37bn

Bill for Hinkley Point nuclear plant hits £37bn | Weather | Scoop.it
As part of a sweetener to persuade EDF to build the nuclear power plant in Somerset, the Government promised to pay £92.50 for each megawatt hour of energy it generates.
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2003 European heatwave caused global warming led to hundreds of deaths

2003 European heatwave caused global warming led to hundreds of deaths | Weather | Scoop.it
The Oxford University study found human-induced climate change increased the risk of heat-related deaths in central Paris by around 70 per cent and by 20 per cent in London during the 2003 heatwave.
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Climate change could reduce Adélie penguin populations

Climate change could reduce Adélie penguin populations | Weather | Scoop.it
Even a species that has benefited from temperature increases in the past may be hurt by excessive warming.
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101 of the Most Fantastic Interactive Infographics You’ll Love

101 of the Most Fantastic Interactive Infographics You’ll Love | Weather | Scoop.it
If you have a ton of data and you want to tell a good story, interactive infographics are a fantastic tool. They entice your audience to explore the content, whether it’s a data set or a guided sto…
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31 scientific societies just told Congress to take their climate denial and shove it

31 scientific societies just told Congress to take their climate denial and shove it | Weather | Scoop.it
An impressive 31 scientific societies issued a joint statement to Congress on global warming, but it won't have much impact.
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‘Unprecedented’: Scientists declare ‘global climate emergency’ after jet stream crosses equator

‘Unprecedented’: Scientists declare ‘global climate emergency’ after jet stream crosses equator | Weather | Scoop.it
Climate scientists this week expressed alarm after “unprecedented” data showed the Northern Hemisphere Jet Stream crossing the Equator.
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Rising sea levels caused by global warming could be good news for coral reefs

Rising sea levels caused by global warming could be good news for coral reefs | Weather | Scoop.it
Global warming could do at least as much to protect the world’
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How Monsanto's Climate Unit Is Changing Risk Profile of Farmers

How Monsanto's Climate Unit Is Changing Risk Profile of Farmers | Weather | Scoop.it
It caught my eye when Monsanto Co. subsidiary Climate Corp. announced last week it was creating the "Industry's First In-Field Sensor Network" and "the fir
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Heavy rains cause flash floods in Yemen

Heavy rains cause flash floods in Yemen | Weather | Scoop.it
Unusually heavy rains triggered flash floods over the weekend in Yemen, killing at least eight people in capital.
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America's Top 10 Green Cities for Nature Lovers

America's Top 10 Green Cities for Nature Lovers | Weather | Scoop.it
Nature lovers, take note of these cities that balance the stress of urban living with lush green spaces, community gardens, and more.
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Can Virtual Reality Emerge As a Tool for Conservation? by Heather Millar: Yale Environment 360

Can Virtual Reality Emerge As a Tool for Conservation? by Heather Millar: Yale Environment 360 | Weather | Scoop.it
New advances in technology are sparking efforts to use virtual reality to help people gain a deeper appreciation of environmental challenges.
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Super Typhoon Nepartak slams Taiwan

Super Typhoon Nepartak slams Taiwan | Weather | Scoop.it
Super typhoon Nepartak made landfall in Taiwan early Friday, tearing roofs off buildings, flipping cars and dumping rain across the island.
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Barack Obama is officially one of the most consequential presidents in American history

Barack Obama is officially one of the most consequential presidents in American history | Weather | Scoop.it
Clinton and Carter were middling at best. Obama is LBJ or FDR level.
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25 Geniuses Who Are Creating the Future of Business

25 Geniuses Who Are Creating the Future of Business | Weather | Scoop.it
The future won't build itself; actual people will make it happen. Meet the under-the-radar geniuses who are bringing tomorrow to you today.
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Renewable energy surges to record levels around the world - BBC News

Renewable energy surges to record levels around the world - BBC News | Weather | Scoop.it
The world added far more renewable energy sources than fossil fuels in 2015, with developing countries overtaking richer nations on green spending.
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‘Unprecedented’: Scientists declare ‘global climate emergency’ after jet stream crosses equator

‘Unprecedented’: Scientists declare ‘global climate emergency’ after jet stream crosses equator | Weather | Scoop.it
RT @greenpeaceusa: When this jet stream crossed the equator, scientists declared a global climate emergency: https://t.co/nBd1uMhATN https:…
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Exclusive: Obama on Threats to Nature, Power of National Parks

Exclusive: Obama on Threats to Nature, Power of National Parks | Weather | Scoop.it
During a visit to Yosemite, the president urges Americans to help protect parks for future generations and highlights his efforts on land, water preservation.
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Here's Really Where Zika Mosquitoes Are Likely In The U.S.

Here's Really Where Zika Mosquitoes Are Likely In The U.S. | Weather | Scoop.it
A few months ago, health officials published a map that made it look like a big part of the U.S. was at high risk for Zika. Now they've released a new map that paints a very different picture.
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