This digest provides a selection of recent news articles relating to climate change and other environmental issues. Click on the title to read the full article from its original source.
By Bob Berwyn (Inside Climate News)
Most of the public seems unaware that global temperatures will soon push past the target to which the U.N. hoped to limit warming, but researchers see social and psychological crises brewing.
By Oliver Milman (The Guardian)
Pause on pending export permits is hailed by environmental groups, and could imperil projects along Gulf of Mexico coast
By Manuela Andreoni (New York Times)
The world’s largest river and rainforest was parched by extreme temperatures last year that would have been highly unlikely without climate change, scientists said.
By Liza Gross (Inside Climate News)
Rapid declines are most common in aquifers under croplands in drier regions, including California, the most extensive analysis of groundwater trends so far shows.
By Andrew Hayley and Colleen Howe (Reuters)
The country built in excess of 216 gigawatts (GW) of solar power this year, the data indicated, underscoring the scale and pace of China's solar build out.