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News about Climate Change and our Planet

Month: May 2022

Climate change threatening access to water and sanitation – UN News

“Climate change is already posing serious challenges to water and sanitation systems in countries around the world,” said Thomas Croll-Knight, spokesperson for the UN Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE). Rising risks According to UNECE and the World Health Organization’s Regional…

Global Warming Could Mean Less Sleep for Billions – WebMD

By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, May 20, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Anyone who’s tried to sleep on a hot summer night knows how hard it is to nod off when the mercury is rising. So it’s no surprise that…

Seven Ways The Texas Tribune Is All-In On Climate Fearmongering

A recent piece in The Texas Tribune lists seven alleged ways climate change is already impacting the state of Texas and its residents. When not outright false, the listed claims are extremely misleading. Real-world data indicates the state of Texas…

Scientists Discover Breakthrough Method of Making Advanced Electronics With H20

Water is the secret ingredient in a simple way to create key components for solar cells, X-ray detectors and other optoelectronics devices. The next generation of photovoltaics, semiconductors, and LEDs could be made using perovskites—an exciting and versatile nanomaterial with a crystal structure. Perovskites have already shown similar efficiency to silicon, are cheaper to make, […]

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Climate change: Oregon businesses intent on destroying Earth – The Register-Guard

Oregonians should know and hold accountable those who joined the campaign to undermine the viability of our planet for future generations.   If global warming and its climate-change consequences continue unchecked, they are likely to destroy our natural ecosystem (forests, woodlands, grasslands, deserts, etc.) by the end of the century, along with…

Spot the greenwashing

There are a lot of corporate climate pledges out there, and it’s easy to by cynical about them. I get it. We’ve been fed so many unsubstantiated claims (for example, on airline carbon offsets) and so much outright disinformation (oil…

Climate scientists are turning to protest in desperation – The Washington Post

Placeholder while article actions load As Rose Abramoff chained herself to the White House fence, she was more worried about securing the lock than getting arrested. Police milled around on the morning of April 6 and she had to act…

Kyoto cherry blossoms blooming 11 days sooner due to urban global warming – UPI News

May 20 (UPI) — Kyoto, Japan’s, iconic cherry blossoms marking the start of spring are now fully blooming 11 days sooner due to climate change warming. The full flowering of Kyoto’s cherry trees in 2021 was on March 26, the…

Manchin Confronts Haaland Over Memo On Shutting Down New Oil Drilling

Joe Biden is becoming engulfed in a national energy crisis, and he decided to kill virtually all oil and gas leases in Alaska. He already got the ball rolling on this fiasco when he decided to nix the Keystone Pipeline….

Texas’ Insane Heat Wave Shows Our Grid Isn’t Ready for Climate Change – The Texas Observer

For three generations of one Fort Worth family, the effects of climate change are readily apparent. Christopher Gomez, 22, recalls talking to his grandmother about how their city’s typical weather has changed over their lifetimes. When his grandmother was young,…

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