Newsdesk – April 14

‘We are not a force to be ignored’: Young people take up climate activism. Half the world’s population is now under 30 years old – and those youth are becoming increasingly powerful political and social advocates for action, including on climate change, according to a 2017 World Economic Forum study that questioned youths from 180 countries – Reuters

  • Facing relentless opposition in  British Columbia, Kinder Morgan suspends pipeline – NationalObserver 
  • ‘Day zero’ water crises: Countries at risk as reservoirs shrink  – Guardian
  • EPA chief Scott Pruitt so far failing – Politico
  • World’s most powerful offshore turbine installed off Aberdeen coast –
  • Carbon emissions from global shipping to be halved by 2050 – Independent
  • Apple now runs on 100% green energy – FastCompany
  • U.S. hit with 3 billion-dollar disasters in first 3 months of 2018 –
  • New Zealand stops new offshore oil exploration to battle climate change –
  • Polar ice is melting fast in both north and south – ClimateNewsNetwork
  • Gulf Stream current at ‘record low’ – could lead to more extreme storms –Independent