Newsdesk to March 31

Climate change is biggest threat to humanity – UN chief.  Nuclear weapons? Famine? Civil war? Nope. UN secretary general, António Guterres called climate change “the most systemic threat to humankind” and urged world leaders to curb their countries’ greenhouse gas emissions – NewYorkTimes  

  • Water crisis spurs protests in Iran –  Reuters
  • Judge: Trump must consider climate change in major drilling and mining plan – InsideClimateNews  
  • Oil and gas drilling increases threats of sinkholes – Guardian
  • Asia’s cities advised to think green – Reuters
  • Necessity defense” accepted for pipeline protesters in Massachusetts –Independent
  • 172 arrests in Kinder Morgan pipeline as protests in B.C. continue  – TheStar
  • U.S. wants China to immediately halt ban on importing recycling waste – EcoWatch
  • Is the International Energy Agency underestimating renewables? –
  • UK:  Wind and solar make more electricity than nuclear for first time – Guardian
  • U.S. judge dismisses Exxon lawsuit to stop climate change probes – Reuters