Mandatory disclosure rules on climate change are a job for Congress, not the SEC | TheHill – The Hill
The Securities and Exchange Commission is planning to propose new mandatory disclosure rules on climate change and other topics in the environmental, social, and governance area (ESG). This is a priority for its chair and other commissioners, but they have not paid sufficient…
China, India miss UN deadline to update emissions targets – The Seattle Times
BERLIN (AP) — China and India have missed a U.N. deadline to submit fresh plans for cutting their greenhouse gas emissions in time for the global body to include their pledges in a report for governments at this year’s global…
Historian Believes the Holy Grail and Lost Ark of the Covenant May be Hidden Under This House in English Countryside
A real-life Indiana Jones believes he may have found the secret location of the Holy Grail and the Ark of the Covenant—under a house in Staffordshire. Historian and anthropologist David Adkins is convinced that priceless treasures, which were taken from Jerusalem in 1307, were stashed beneath Sinai Park House in Burton-on-Trent. He claims to have […]
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Opinion: A world burning up and under water must finally take action on climate change – Des Moines Register
The shocking extreme weather of late comes as no surprise to scientists who warned for decades that we are heading toward climate catastrophe. “These extremes are something we knew were coming,” Christian conservative and climate scientist Katharine Hayhoe recently told…
‘We’re in for a Long Fight’: Biden Addresses Climate Change
new video loaded: ‘We’re in for a Long Fight’: Biden Addresses Climate Change transcript Back bars 0:00/1:15 –1:15 transcript ‘We’re in for a Long Fight’: Biden Addresses Climate Change President Biden addressed concerns over climate change and rising temperatures as…
UNESCO Revises Its Climate Policy – Union of Concerned Scientists
Today at the 44th UNESCO World Heritage Committee meeting, the World Heritage Convention’s governing body and its States Parties adopted a new climate policy—the first time they have done so in over a decade. States Parties will have until September…
Climate change may not be altering winter jet stream, research shows – The Washington Post
Nielsen-Gammon found that the statewide average temperature, weighted by population within the ERCOT area, was the third coldest on record on Feb. 15, just behind Feb. 12, 1899, and Dec. 23, 1989. The coldest nonoverlapping seven-day period of the cold…
Neutron-star mountains are tiny (but you canât climb âem)
Researchers in the UK have found that neutron-star mountains are less than a millimeter tall. These dense, dead stars are nearly perfectly smooth spheres.
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Exquisite Albireo, a much-loved double star
Albireo, in the constellation Cygnus the Swan, is a favorite among stargazers. Through a small telescope, it appears as a stunning gold star with a dimmer blue companion.
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The woman who predicted global warming in the 1800s – ThePrint
Long before the current political divide over climate change, and even before the U.S. Civil War (1861-1865), an American scientist named Eunice Foote documented the underlying cause of today’s climate change crisis. The year was 1856. Foote’s brief scientific paper…