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News about Climate Change and our Planet

Month: November 2022

After COP27, all signs point to world blowing past the 1.5 degrees global warming limit | Opinion – Pennsylvania Capital-Star

By Peter Schlosser The world could still, theoretically, meet its goal of keeping global warming under 1.5 degrees Celsius, a level many scientists consider a dangerous threshold. Realistically, that’s unlikely to happen. Part of the problem was evident at COP27,…

Why Is Deforestation a Major Problem In Terms of Its Effect on Global Warming? – EARTH.ORG

Being one of the biggest environmental issues of the 21st century, countries are currently going out of their way to map out policies and seek collaborations to slow down the pace of global warming, after witnessing extreme droughts, heatwaves, and…

After COP27, all signs point to world blowing past the 1.5 degrees … – Pennsylvania Capital-Star

By Peter Schlosser The world could still, theoretically, meet its goal of keeping global warming under 1.5 degrees Celsius, a level many scientists consider a dangerous threshold. Realistically, that’s unlikely to happen. Part of the problem was evident at COP27,…

US climate policy progress

This episode of “Climate Sense” is about U.S. policy—the challenges of implementing climate legislation in the U.S. and recently enacted laws. Climate change and other environmental issues are caught up in our country’s increasingly polarized politics. Nonetheless, new climate legislation will bring real benefits to people—with emphasis on financing existing technologies, innovation for new solutions,…

      

Mary Robinson: When it comes to global warming, we ignore half the world’s population at our peril – The Irish Times

Just a few days after the close of climate Cop27, we can describe the outcome as a contrast of light and shadows. The establishment of a special fund for “loss and damage” in response to the devastating effects of climate-related…

After all the flooding rains we still face elevated bushfire risk for Summer 2022

You might think after the deluge of rain and flood events his year that fire risk would be low this summer. You would be wrong. All the rains and floods have contributed to vegetation growth adding to fuel load. When…

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