Climate Change

Mass. Group Hopes Congress Acts On Pope's Climate MessageLocal Catholics held vigil at St. Ignatius, trying to get congress to act on the pope’s message.
Boston Mayor Marty Walsh To Meet Pope Francis At VaticanBoston Mayor Marty Walsh and several other mayors will meet with the Pope at the Vatican Tuesday to talk about human trafficking and climate change.
Pharrell Williams Advocates For Greener Jobs, Climate Change ActionPharrell Williams' push for measures that prevent climate change is picking up more momentum as he asks leaders to create greener jobs and save the planet in a recent video.
NOAA: $9M For Projects To Mitigate Climate Change ThreatsThe National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is offering $9 million in grants to help coastal communities deal with extreme weather, changing ocean conditions and climate hazards.
Achoo! Springfield, Providence Among ‘Sneeziest And Wheeziest Cities’A new report names two New England cities as the “sneeziest and wheeziest” places in America.
Mayors Combine Forces At Climate Change Preparedness SummitOfficials from a group of cities in the Boston area agreed to combine forces in an effort to be more prepared for the impact of climate change.
Study: Man-Made Global Warming To Cause 95 Percent Of Very Hot Days By 2050If you find yourself sweating out a day that is monstrously hot, chances are you can blame humanity. A new report links three out of four such days to man's effects on climate.
UN Chief To Open Vatican Climate Change ConferenceU.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will open a key Vatican meeting this month on Pope Francis' highly anticipated teaching document on climate change.
Rubio's Climate Change Views Could Hurt 2016 Presidential BidThe presidential hopeful has acknowledged that the climate is changing, but has expressed skepticism that it is being caused solely by humans.
Study Finds Methane Emissions Dropping In USResearchers have found that methane emissions from local natural gas distribution systems across the U.S. have decreased in the past 20 years.
Emission Cuts Ordered By Obama May Not Survive Beyond End Of His PresidencyThe United States put forth its contribution Tuesday to a global climate treaty, relying entirely on a set of emission cuts ordered by President Barack Obama that may not survive beyond the end of his presidency.
Ted Cruz Climate Change Comments Make Him 'Unfit' For PresidencyIt’s no surprise that many right wing conservatives have questioned the validity of climate change, and presidential hopeful Ted Cruz's position is no different.
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