Hitting toughest climate target will save world $30 trillion in damages, analysis shows. The Guardian

April was Earth’s 400th warmer-than-normal month in a row. Washington Post

Banned ozone-harming gas creeps back, suggesting a mystery source. New York Times

California poised to be first state to require solar panels on new homes. The Guardian

Trump plans to fight California car rules with twice-failed strategy. Bloomberg

Steel town that voted for Trump banks on renewables. E&E News

EPA’s climate change website went down a year ago for ‘updating.’ It’s still not back. Washington Post

Scott Pruitt’s secret science plan was developed to defend tobacco and it could be coming for clean air rules. DeSmog

Climate impacts of the Kinder Morgan Pipeline could cost Up to $8.7 billion. Motherboard

Earth’s atmosphere just crossed another troubling climate change threshold. Washington Post

A city in Pakistan may have just endured the hottest April temperature ever observed on Earth. Washington Post

Australia to fund Great Barrier Reef restoration and protection. BBC

Pruitt’s EPA is on the verge of ‘regulatory capture’ study says. InsideClimate News