At the G20 summit, President Trump made the US the sole dissenter in an agreement to double down on climate change response.   The relatively modest consensus was criticized by environmental groups, but it did manage to unite all other G20 nations.   For his part, Trump…

Over 70 public health and medical groups teamed up to call climate change a health emergency and push for a shift away from fossil fuels, NBC reports.  

Almost 2,000 lives in a single city could be saved in a 1-in-30-year extreme heat wave event by limiting global heating to 2 degrees Celsius as opposed to 3, according to a Science Advances study of 15 US cities by University of Bristol researchers.

There’s a saying: “Statistics are human beings with the tears dried off. As somebody who is responsible for building empathy for people forced to flee their homes, I really don’t like statistics,” Melissa Fleming, chief spokesperson for the UN High Commissioner for Refugees…

Hospitals focused on saving lives undermine their mission with their excessive waste and contributions to harmful fossil fuel emissions, writes Pats Oliva of Health Care Without Harm Asia.   “Hospitals contribute to climate change, and climate change is threatening to undo…

Greta Thunberg, the 16-year-old Swedish climate activist, scored a major victory yesterday. EU chief Jean-Claude Juncker unveiled a proposal to spend hundreds of billions of euros on mitigating climate change beginning in 2021, Reuters reports.  

The idyllic Micronesian island of Kiribati, next door to French Polynesia (Tahiti) and boasting one of the largest marine sanctuaries in the world, is a tropical paradise. It’s hard to believe that its people are expected to become some of the world’s first climate change…

“Climate gentrification,” coined by Harvard’s Jesse Keenan, refers to the accelerated swell of housing costs after a storm or fire razes lower-income communities and developers rush in to erect “resilient luxury housing.” It’s also when residents of expensive coastal…

A few days into 2019, ClimateAdam is in the early stages of Veganuary

The US teamed up with Saudi Arabia and Russia to challenge language embracing a landmark global warming report at the COP24 global climate summit in Poland this weekend.   The outlying countries wanted to “note” the report’s existence, rather than “welcome” the report,…