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News about Climate Change and our Planet

Month: August 2021

‘Massive renewables growth not enough to prevent global warming’, DNV warns – Windpower Monthly

The world would still fall short of meeting the Paris Agreement climate targets even if all electricity was green from this day forward, according to a new report. DNV’s new Energy Transition Outlook found that the percentage of energy demand met…

Hurricane Ida and what climate change has to do with the storm

Hurricane Ida hit the Louisiana coast with 150 mph (240 km/h) winds on August 29, 2021, 16 years to the day after Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans on nearly the same path. What does climate change have to do with these powerful storms?

The post Hurricane Ida and what climate change has to do with the storm first appeared on EarthSky.

Huracanes y cambio climático: esto es lo que sabemos

El huracán Ida se intensificó la noche del domingo, convirtiéndose en una tormenta de categoría 4 en el transcurso de unas pocas horas. El rápido aumento de su fuerza plantea interrogantes sobre la influencia del cambio climático en los huracanes…

Climate change in election spotlight in oil giant Norway – Reuters

Election takes place on Sept. 12-13 Opposition Labour and allies poised to take power Pro-environment parties gaining popularity Could push through tougher curbs on oil sector STAVANGER, Norway, Aug 31 (Reuters) – Climate change has surfaced as a key issue…

Biden’s Energy Policy Is As Chaotic As His Afghanistan Policy

Biden has done everything to obstruct US oil and gas producers in the name of fighting climate change – while imploring Saudi Arabia, Russia, and others to increase oil production to keep pump prices down. Few would disagree with former…

UK Govt. Bans Nuclear Industry From Next Climate Summit, COP26

Up to 15 applications from nuclear-related bodies are understood to have been rejected by Mr. Sharma’s COP26 Unit in the Cabinet Office. Alok Sharma has come under fire for preventing a series of nuclear bodies from displaying exhibits at the…

Hurricane Ida’s Climate Resilience Lesson

The pictures of Hurricane Ida’s wreckage across Louisiana are grim, and the storm isn’t over. But the good news is that New Orleans appears to have weathered the tempest as well as could be expected thanks to its post-Katrina flood-protection…

A Couple of Thoughts on Medical Studies Given Recent Experience

August 31, 2021, 10:28 am  Here is the iron law of medical — in fact all scientific — studies in the modern world: most do not replicate.  This has always been true of studies that supposedly find some link between…

Houston’s Mattress Mack and Lakewood Church Open Doors to Hurricane Ida Refugees, Send Truckloads of Supplies

In the wake of Hurricane Ida’s devastating toll on New Orleans, Houstonians are stepping up in a big way to help relief efforts with collection drives as well as places for the displaced to stay. In tandem with the Michael Berry Show, other Houston-area businesses, non-profits, and prominent citizens, Gallery Furniture’s Jim “Mattress Mack” McIngvale—legendary […]

The post Houston’s Mattress Mack and Lakewood Church Open Doors to Hurricane Ida Refugees, Send Truckloads of Supplies appeared first on Good News Network.

Hurricane Ida, climate change and ‘rapid intensification’ – NBC News

Long before Hurricane Ida made landfall Sunday in southern Louisiana, climatologist David Keellings was already filled with dread. As the storm passed over the western end of Cuba and moved over the Gulf of Mexico, Keellings, an assistant professor at…

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