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News about Climate Change and our Planet

Year: 2022

Climate Protesters in Australia Face Harsh New Penalties

MELBOURNE, Australia — When climate protesters took to the streets of Sydney this week, including blocking one of its busiest traffic tunnels for over an hour, they faced the fury of government officials who labeled them “professional pests” and warned…

Supreme Court Limits E.P.A.’s Ability to Restrict Power Plant Emissions

In dissent, Justice Kagan wrote that the statute at issue in the case had given the agency ample authority. “The Clean Air Act was major legislation, designed to deal with a major public policy issue,” she wrote, adding: “Congress knows…

SCOTUS opinion seen as setback in fight against global warming – University of Miami: News@theU

Climate and legal scholars at the University of Miami weigh in on the Supreme Court’s ruling against the Environmental Protection Agency. With scientists continuing to warn that time is running out to avert a climate catastrophe, the U.S. Supreme Court…

Your Friday Briefing: A Major U.S. Climate Ruling

Good morning. We’re covering a major climate-related ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court, the 25th anniversary of Hong Kong’s link with China and a victory for Ukraine. New limits on the E.P.A.’s authority The U.S. Supreme Court limited the Environmental…

EXPLAINER: Why Court’s EPA-climate change ruling matters – Spectrum News

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court’s climate change ruling on Thursday is likely to hinder President Joe Biden’s plans to cut greenhouse gas emissions in half by the end of the decade and to make the U.S. a global leader…

Court Decision Leaves Biden With Few Tools to Combat Climate Change

Electric vehicle sales have doubled over the past year, making up about 5 percent of new vehicle sales in the United States in the first quarter of 2022, compared with about 2.5 percent in the first quarter of 2021. General…

Fake News CNN Mixes Climate Fiction With Facts To Push Hurricane Doom

It seems CNN just can’t play it straight with climate research when it goes against the narrative that climate change is making extreme weather worse. Case in point is a story published by CNN that details a peer-reviewed study showing…

Supreme Court Curbs EPA Power, Other Federal Agencies On Notice

The Supreme Court on Thursday curtailed the Environmental Protection Agency’s powers to restrict greenhouse-gas emissions from power plants, in a decision that could limit the authority of government agencies to address major policy questions without congressional approval. [bold, links added]…

The climate math just got harder

The Supreme Court has issued one of the most important environmental rulings ever, which will make the battle against global warming even more difficult. This newsletter is going to explain the basics of the court’s decision, and then talk to…

Romantic partners can influence each other’s climate change beliefs, behaviors – Study Finds

NEW HAVEN, Conn. — Most people will probably tell you that trying to change their significant other’s mind is a recipe for sleeping on the couch. However, researchers from Yale University find romantic partners are actually quite influential when it comes…

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