Previous Climate Change News 2014

See the latest facts about climate change with charts, graphs and information from the new Third Edition of the EPA’s Climate Indicators 2014

The Earth’s climate is changing. Temperatures are rising, snow and rainfall patterns are shifting, and more extreme climate events—live heavy rainstorms and record high temperatures—are already taking place …More


Climate Deal Would Commit Every Nation to Limiting Emissions 12-15-14

The agreement reached in Lima, Peru, would be a breakthrough in 20 years of efforts by the United Nations to create a serious global warming accord, but it fall short of what scientists say is needed. Top officials from nearly 200 nations agreed to the first deal committing every country in the world to reducing fossil fuel emissions that cause global warming …Full article


Outcomes of the Lima Climate Negotiations 12-14

The 20th session of the Conference of the Parties to the U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change came to a close on December 14, 2014. Delegations from nearly 200 countries set the stage for a new cllimate agreement …Full article


2014: A Year of White House Action 12-22-14

“In last year’s final press conference, I said that 2014 would be a year of action and would be a breakthrough year for the American people. And it has been… We have more work to do to make sure our economy, our justice system, and our government work not just for the few, but for the many. But there is no doubt that we can enter into the New Year with renewed confidence that America is making significant strides where it counts.” – President Obama, Year-End Press Conference, December 19, 2014 …Full article


Climate Deal Would Commit Every Nation to Limiting Emissions 12-14-14

The agreement reached in Lima, Peru, would be a breakthrough in 20 years of efforts by the United Nations to create a serious global warming accord, but it fall short of what scientists say is needed. Top officials from nearly 200 nations agreed to the first deal committing every country in the world to reducing fossil fuel emissions that cause global warming …Full article


NOAA: Globe Sets 5th Hottest-Month Record of 2014 11-20-14

Despite a bitter U.S. cold snap, the glove is rushing hell-bent toward its warmest year on record with last month setting the fifth monthly heat record of the year. “It is becoming pretty clear that 2014 will end up as the warmest year on record,” said Deke Arndt, climate monitoring chief for NOAA’s National Climate Data Center in Asheville, NC. “The remaining question is: How much?” …Full article


Climate Change Fact Sheet: Polling the American Public on Climate Change 10-14-14

This fact sheet provides information on climate change polling in the United States over the last year from a variety of sources. There is support for somewhat higher electricity bills if it means decreasing carbon dioxide pollution …more

http://www.eesi.org/papers/view/fact-sheet-polling-the-american-public-on-climate-change-2014