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An Energy Wish List for Congress

Amid the disarray in Washington, here is a ray of hope: It seems possible that Congress could pass energy legislation this year with the support of both parties. It would not be the sweeping measure to tackle climate change that…

Climate Change Could Leave Thousands of Lakes Ice-Free – New York Times

Global warming is melting glaciers in Greenland and Antarctica, but for millions of people, ice is vanishing closer to home as lakes lose their winter cover. In a study published last week in the journal Nature Climate Change, scientists for…

Before Global Warming, Humans Caused Global Cooling, Study Finds – The New York Times

When they arrived in the Americas centuries ago, European colonists brought pestilence and death. Their arrival was so devastating, in fact, that it may have contributed to a period of global cooling, according to a new study. The research, to…

A Sensible Climate Change Solution, Borrowed From Sweden – The New York Times

A BRIGHT FUTUREHow Some Countries Have Solved Climate Change and the Rest Can FollowBy Joshua S. Goldstein and Staffan A. Qvist Some years ago, while studying how societies transitioned from one energy source to another over the past 200 years,…

A Sensible Climate Change Solution, Borrowed From Sweden

A BRIGHT FUTUREHow Some Countries Have Solved Climate Change and the Rest Can FollowBy Joshua S. Goldstein and Staffan A. Qvist Some years ago, while studying how societies transitioned from one energy source to another over the past 200 years,…

Climate Change Could Leave Thousands of Lakes Ice-Free

Global warming is melting glaciers in Greenland and Antarctica, but for millions of people, ice is vanishing closer to home as lakes lose their winter cover. In a study published last week in the journal Nature Climate Change, scientists for…

Global Warming Made 2018 Temps Historically Hot – CityLab

This story was originally published by The Guardian and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Global temperatures in 2018 were the fourth warmest on record, U.S. government scientists have confirmed, adding to a stretch of five…

Global warming impact: Air pollution levels keep rising – THE WEEK

Rising temperatures increase the concentration of aerosols in the atmosphere that cause air pollution, according to a study which highlights another disturbing effect of climate change. While climate change is warming the ocean, it is warming the land faster, which…

Slightly odd ‘story’

Mark ♦ February 5, 2019 ♦ 3 Comments In the Guardian there is a slightly odd story about how disadvantaged people are by not having access to National Parks and Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty. From Exmoor to Northumberland, the…