Live updates Big Oil CEOs set to testify before House Oversight Committee
Executives from Chevron, Exxon, Shell, BP, the American Petroleum Institute and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce will speak for the first time about reports that they tried to mislead the public about climate change.washingtonpost.com
Bill Gates says climate change is biggest challenge ever faced by humanity
Bill Gates says climate change is biggest challenge ever faced by humanity "The amount of change, new ideas. It's way greater than the pandemic. And it needs a level of cooperation that would be unprecedented," Gates tells Anderson Cooper about combating climate change. See the interview, Sunday on "60 Minutes."cbsnews.com
2020 declared Earth’s 2nd-warmest year on record per NOAA
ROANOKE, Va. – The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration released Thursday that 2020 was the second-warmest year on record globally, falling just behind 2016. BREAKING: 2020 was one of the three warmest years on record, and rivaled 2016 for #1, according to the @WMO. 2020 was Earth's second-warmest year on recordNow, seven of the planet’s warmest years on record have come since 2014. Also noted in NOAA’s Thursday release was the record tropical activity. Closer to home, 2020 was one of the warmest on record for Lynchburg and Roanoke while also being the wettest year on record for the two cities.
Obama nixes Keystone Pipeline, says leadership needed on Climate Change
After seven years of debate, President Obama has handed environmentalists a victory. He denied permission to move forward on the Keystone XL Pipeline. According to the president, his decision was based on his belief the 1,100 mile pipeline between Canada and the Gulf of Mexico would undermine American leadership on climate change.cbsnews.com