US supreme court rules against EPA and hobbles government power to limit harmful emissions

The US supreme court has sided with Republican-led states to in effect hobble the federal government’s ability to tackle the climate crisis. In a 6-3…Continue readingUS supreme court rules against EPA and hobbles government power to limit harmful emissions

Australia’s oil and gas regulator criticised after chief hands out environmental ‘excellence’ awards at industry dinner

The outgoing head of Australia’s offshore oil and gas regulator has helped hand out awards to fossil fuel companies, including Santos, Inpex and Beach Energy,…Continue readingAustralia’s oil and gas regulator criticised after chief hands out environmental ‘excellence’ awards at industry dinner

Hotter Hotspots, Drier Dryspots, Wetter Wetspots, and Stronger Storms

Background (Nino neutral) global warming (relative to 1880-1920) is now at least 1.2°C (2.2°F) as a result of accelerated warming since 2015. What else is…Continue readingHotter Hotspots, Drier Dryspots, Wetter Wetspots, and Stronger Storms