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News about Climate Change and our Planet

Year: 2021

Opinion | Scenes From a World on Fire – The New York Times

Mr. Manchin, an essential vote in an evenly divided United States Senate, has always been skeptical of any serious federal effort to combat global warming. Last month, he said no and no again to Mr. Biden’s $2.2 trillion social policy…

The true challenge of climate change: We don’t really understand it! – Economic Times

Climate change is happening and it’s happening now. I’m sure most of us have read, written, or at least heard about the concept of climate change. Scientists worldwide shared research and studies that showcase proof of increasing global warming, depleting…

Opinion: Marshall fire in Boulder County caps a year of climate disasters – The Colorado Sun

By Shuang-Ye Wu, University of Dayton Alongside a lingering global pandemic, the year 2021 was filled with climate disasters, some so intense they surprised even the scientists who study them. Extreme rainstorms turned to raging flash floods that swept through mountain towns…

When Blowing Up Your Tesla Is More Fun Than Driving It

A play in three acts: Act One — A man in Finland named Tuomas Katainen bought himself a 2013 Tesla Model S for tens of thousands of dollars. Act Two — He drove the car for a while until it…

Happy New Year From Climate Change Dispatch!

Written by Thomas Richard, CCD Editor on Dec 31, 2021. Posted in Latest news We’ll be off today and back very shortly, but wanted to take a moment to wish all of our readers and supporters a safe, happy, and…

Can a Sustainable Mining Experiment in New Caledonia Power Tesla’s Ambitions?

“New Caledonia, in its way of exploiting its ore, is perceived as a country which contributes to the fight against global warming,” the territory’s president, Louis Mapou, said in an interview. “We have very high production costs in New Caledonia,…

Study: New England warming faster than the rest of the world – WCVB Boston

A troubling new report on climate change warns that New England is warming faster than the rest of the planet and that the rapid changes will threaten elements of the regional economy. In a paper published earlier this month by…

How do you make a movie about a hyperobject? – High Country News

The film ‘Don’t Look Up’ turns climate change into an allegorical comet   You are, at this point, aware of the crisis. Scientists have warned us of its imminence, but we’ve doubted their data or dismissed them as alarmists. Politicians,…

The New West Under Climate Change: A Rampaging Winter Wildfire – DISCOVER Magazine

With wind gusts blowing at hurricane strength near Boulder, Colorado, in mere seconds an horrific wildfire raced across swaths of land the size of football fields, devouring hundreds of homes and prompting the evacuation of tens of thousands of people….

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