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OPINION | Global warming is here, it is no longer a thing of the future – Mail and Guardian

In her career spanning more than 30 years as an environmental activist, physicist, sustainability philosopher and climate scientist, Vandana Shiva teaches us that what we do to our environment always comes back to us. Similarly, on the African continent, Nobel…

The Painting Paid for Grilled Cheese Sandwiches 50 Years Ago – Now Earns the Restaurant Thousands

When John Kinnear bought a selection of paintings for an impoverished Nova Scotia painter, his chief hope was that they might buy him a grilled cheese sandwich. His favorite diner in London, Ontario made an unforgettable grilled cheese, with five-year old cheddar and freshly baked bread. Maybe if they liked one of the paintings he […]

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Corals need our help to survive global warming – Earth.com

Coral reefs are amazing, thriving ecosystems built of living geology and a fantastical array of fishes, bivalves, cnidarians, echinoderms and more. Diving into one or snorkeling above one is a magical experience that makes the human world pale by comparison. …

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…

Why Kansas City officials are expanding tree coverage to fight global warming – KCUR

More than a century ago, in the 1890s, Kansas City’s civic leaders hired landscape architect George Kessler to transform their filthy boomtown into an urban oasis of parks and boulevards. The idea was to create a “city within a park.”…

Harvard awards $1.3M to fund climate change solutions – Harvard Gazette

Harvard faculty and students are advancing solutions to climate change and its wide-ranging impacts through new scientific, technological, legal, behavioral, public health, policy, and artistic innovations. Ten research teams will share $1.3 million in the eighth round of the Climate…

Biden’s SEC Climate Rules Will Hurt Small Companies The Most

America’s top financial regulator issued climate disclosure rules that are more burdensome for smaller companies than large companies, according to the agency’s own analysis. While the rules would cost large corporations $640,000 at first and $530,000 in subsequent years, they…

Supply Chain Crisis? Mayor Pete Focused On Bike Paths, Wider Sidewalks

You will get out of your car and you will enjoy it, by order of the government. That is the message Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg will deliver Monday when billions of dollars are made available under his department’s new Safe…

Annapolis-based nonprofit prepares to set sail for Greenland to study climate change on the newly commissioned sailboat – Capital Gazette

There’s a saying among oceanographers that the bigger your ship, the better your research. The Annapolis-based Ocean Research Project would like to prove that adage wrong. Saturday at City Dock, the nonprofit commissioned its newest research vessel, the R/V Marie…

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