90 scientists and climate experts call on Trudeau to reject Pacific NorthWest LNG By GORDON HOEKSTRA, Vancouver Sun

Scientists and climate experts from Canada, the U.S. and Australia called Monday for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government to reject the $12-billion Pacific Northwest LNG project. The 90 scientists – including two from NASA and one who sits on the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change – said in a letter to Trudeau that the project must be rejected because of its “significant adverse environmental effects from greenhouse gas emissions.” The letter says …continue…

2015 Was Hottest Year in Historical Record, Scientists Say – NEW YORK TIMES

Scientists reported Wednesday that 2015 was the hottest year in the historical record by far, breaking a mark set only the year before — a burst of heat that has continued into the new year and is roiling weather patterns all over the world. In the contiguous United States, the year was the second-warmest on record, punctuated by a December that was both the hottest and the wettest since record-keeping began. One result …continue…