World’s Largest Fund May Divest from Oil

World’s Largest Fund May Divest from Oil

Norwegian cottage on a fjord Norway’s $1 trillion sovereign wealth fund said Thursday that it’s considering selling all of its shares in fossil fuel companies like Exxon Mobil Corp., Royal Dutch Shell Plc and other oil giants, in order...
World CO2 to Hit Record High in 2017

World CO2 to Hit Record High in 2017

After slower CO2 emissions growth in the last three years, increased coal power plant activity in China is a big contributor to this year’s 2% jump. From the Inside Climate News article: The world is on its way to record-high carbon emissions in 2017, after...
San Francisco and Oakland Sue Big Oil on Climate

San Francisco and Oakland Sue Big Oil on Climate

King tides at Pier 14 in San Francisco now put sea water on the pier surface and nearby street. From CBS local news website: ‘The city attorneys of San Francisco and Oakland on Wednesday announced they are filing civil lawsuits against big oil companies for...
The New Normal: Extreme Climate is Already Happening

The New Normal: Extreme Climate is Already Happening

An aerial view shows extensive flooding from Harvey in a residential area in Southeast Texas, Aug. 31, 2017. Air National Guard photo by Staff Sgt. Daniel J. Martinez For many days in recent weeks, it wasn’t possible to see across the San Francisco Bay because...