Exclusive: Billionaire green activist Steyer vows to battle Trump, says money not an issue

Investor, philanthropist and environmentalist Tom Steyer speaks at the Center for American Progress’ 2014 Making Progress Policy Conference in Washington November 19, 2014. REUTERS/Gary Cameron BOSTON (Reuters) – Billionaire environmental activist Tom Steyer, who has spent more than $140 million on fighting climate change, said on Tuesday he will spend whatever it takes to fight…

More than 190 countries just subtweeted Trump on global warming

Officials celebrate after the passage of the Marrakech Proclamation on Nov. 17, 2016.  Image: Mosa’ab Elshamy/AP Faced with the possibility that President-elect Donald J. Trump will try to pull the U.S. away from the landmark Paris Climate Agreement, more than 190 countries performed the diplomatic equivalent of subtweeting Trump. Near the closing of the latest…

The Basics of Climate Change

The Basics The Center for Climate and Energy Solutions is a source of reliable information about the causes and potential consequences of climate change. Here we provide an overview of fundamental facts and data and answers to frequently asked questions. The Earth is warming The world is undoubtedly warming. The Earth’s average surface temperature has…

Six radical ways to tackle global warming

Reflecting the sun’s rays could stop climate change – but with ‘terrifying’ consequences Geoengineering ideas Photo: University of Leeds     Radical, untested techniques to tackle global warming by reflecting the sun’s rays could have “terrifying” consequences, yet may ultimately be needed to prevent catastrophic climate change, scientists have said. Three Government-funded research projects released on…