Newsdesk to May 5

Guatemala women lead on climate change. Women often bear the brunt of climate change’s impact. In Guatemala, they also have become some of the country’s most visible environmental activists. The same is happening globally, as environmental justice increasingly intersects with women’s rights. As women become more empowered, they’re better able to take on leadership roles and know they have the right to do so, say advocates who support these efforts – ChristianScienceMonitor

  • UNFCCC – Climate pledges are not ‘ambitious enough’ – RenewableEnergyWorld
  • 17 States sue EPA over auto emissions standards rollback – InsideClimateNews
  • Pakistani city breaks April record with day of 50C heat – Guardian
  • 3C temperature rise doubles Europe’s drought risk – ClimateNewsNetwork
  • S. moves up to second most attractive renewables market afterChina – Reuters
  • New Jersey and Virginia want in to RGGI – com
  • Alaska judge to decide if 16 young Alaskans can sue state on climate change –
  • Minneapolis becomes 65th U.S. city to adopt 100% renewables goal – EcoWatch
  • National survey finds large majority in U.S. think global warming is happening –
  • Hawaii to ban sale of sunscreens linked to coral damage – HawaiiNewsNow