What Republicans Think About Climate Change — in Maps

Read the full story in the New York Times. Over the past two decades, Republicans have grown increasingly doubtful about climate change, even as Democrats have grown increasingly convinced that it’s happening and is caused by humans. But recent research published in the journal Climatic Change reveals greater nuance in partisan climate opinions across the …

As “Climate Change” Fades from Government Sites, a Struggle to Archive Data

Read the full story from Frontline. When the Environmental Protection Agency’s website underwent an overhaul of climate change information on a Friday in late April, Toly Rinberg and Andrew Bergman, both Harvard Ph.D. students in applied physics, set off to figure out what was gone. Sitting in their shared Washington, D.C. apartment, they started a spreadsheet …

Macron to award US climate scientists ‘Make Our Planet Great Again’ grants

Read the full story in The Hill. French President Emmanuel Macron will award U.S. climate scientists with grants to conduct research in France for the remainder of President Trump’s current presidential term. The “Make Our Planet Great Again” grants, totaling about $70 million, will be given to about 50 climate research projects, ABC News reported.

Science-based Climate Targets: Helping Business Leaders Fill the Climate Ambition Void

Read the full story at Triple Pundit. Where governments may be mired in indecision and half-measures, science-based targets provide a platform for corporate climate leadership, from defining what a science-based target is to designing and implementing an audited mitigation target.

The most accurate climate change models predict the most alarming consequences, study finds

Read the full story in the Washington Post. The climate change simulations that best capture current planetary conditions are also the ones that predict the most dire levels of human-driven warming, according to a statistical study released in the journal Nature Wednesday.

Beyond Politics: Private industry needs to step up on climate change

Read the full story from Vanderbilt University. When the United States pulled out of the Paris Climate Agreement, environmentalists were disappointed, but then businesses stepped up on their own to fight global warming. Two Vanderbilt experts say evidence shows that progress can continue to be made regardless of what the government is doing.

Rising Seas Could Submerge the Oldest English Settlement in the Americas

Read the full story in Live Science. Sea-level rise this century may threaten Jamestown in Virginia, the first permanent English settlement in the Americas; the Kennedy Space Center in Florida, which launches all of NASA's human spaceflight missions; and the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse in North Carolina, the tallest brick lighthouse in the United States, a new …