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Will Australia’s Election Be a Reckoning for Morrison on Climate?

Landscapes disappeared under red skies, yellow smoke and a stench of ash that clung to everything. At least 60 million acres — about the size of the United Kingdom — were torched, nearly three billion animals perished or were displaced,…

Climate Change Inaction in Congress Has High Costs

Given that backdrop, the failure of a Democratic president to secure meaningful climate legislation from a Congress under unified Democratic control, even after riding into office on language borrowed from the Green New Deal and declaring warming an existential threat…

Minerals Used in Kitty Litter Could Help Fight Climate Change – Smithsonian Magazine

Zeolite, a clay material found in kitty litter, may be the next tool to help reduce greenhouse gases in the atmosphere.  GK Hart / Vikki Hart via Getty Images Scientists from Massachusetts Institute of Technology have come up with a…

Hot Times Ahead

Hot Times Ahead Henry FountainIn Albuquerque, where it’s already broiling. The climate pattern called La Niña is likely responsible for some of the above-normal heat. But it’s important to remember that generally, it’s hotter than it used to be. Greenhouse…

Conservationists Win Battle To Protect 1,000-Year-Old Forest From Wind Zealots

The German state of Hesse has one of Europe’s largest contiguous and undisturbed forest areas: the Reinhardswald, also known as the “treasure house of European forests” or the “Grimm’s fairytale forest.” The legal fight to rescue the treasured forest from…

Biden’s ‘Irrational’ Climate Agenda Is Threatening American Pensions

Attorneys general and treasurers from 24 states urged the Biden administration to drop a proposed regulation that would require retirement investment managers to prioritize climate change concerns while managing American employees’ retirement portfolios. The Department of Labor’s Employee Benefits Security Administration submitted a rule…

X-Ray Explosion of a White Dwarf Star Captured for the First Time

When stars like our Sun use up all their fuel, they shrink to form white dwarfs. Sometimes such dead stars flare back to life in a super hot explosion and produce a fireball of X-ray radiation. A research team has now been able to observe such an explosion of X-ray light for the very first […]

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Climate change is making India, Pakistan heat 100 times more likely – Axios

Two new climate attribution studies underline the growing role human-caused climate change plays in worsening extreme weather events. Driving the news: The first study, out Wednesday from the U.K. Met Office, shows that climate change has already made the stifling…

Beyond Magical Thinking: Time to Get Real on Climate Change – Yale Environment 360

The UN’s first climate conference took place in 1992 in Rio de Janeiro, and in the intervening decades we have had a series of global meetings and countless assessments and studies. Annual climate change conferences began in 1995 (in Berlin)…

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