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News about Climate Change and our Planet

2021

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]…

Stanford Medicine leaders sign Biden administration pledge to address climate change – Stanford Medical Center Report

A roundtable at the White House on reducing the health care industry’s climate-warming emissions includes leaders from Stanford Medicine. June 30, 2022 Leaders at Stanford Medicine have pledged to reduce climate-warming emissions by 50% by 2030 and achieve net-zero emissions by…

Supreme Court curbs EPA’s ability to fight climate change – CNN

CNN  —  The Supreme Court curbed the Environmental Protection Agency’s ability to broadly regulate carbon emissions from existing power plants, a major defeat for the Biden administration’s attempts to slash emissions at a moment when scientists are sounding alarms about…

In Svalbard where global warming is in full view on your doorstep – The Irish Times

Svalbard sits about halfway between Norway’s most northern point and the North Pole. Surrounded by the Arctic Ocean and covering an area similar to the Republic of Ireland, the archipelago ranges from 74 to 81 degrees north latitude. Longyearbyen, Svalbard’s…

Hints of a derecho-climate change link, ten years after 2012 storm – The Washington Post

Placeholder while article actions load A decade ago, “derecho” — the term used to describe a fast-moving, extensive, enduring and violent complex of thunderstorms — was launched into the national spotlight when destructive storms swept from the Midwest to the…

How Does Climate Change Affect Hurricanes? – The New York Times

Researchers are unsure about whether human-caused climate change will mean longer or more active hurricane seasons in the future, but there is broad agreement on one thing: Global warming is changing storms. Scientists say that unusually warm Atlantic surface temperatures…

Extreme weather events can have chain reactions, studies show – Axios

Two new studies shed light on the increasing risks the world faces from global warming and how such dangers can escalate in a cascading fashion. Why it matters: One study published this week in the journal Geophysical Research Letters warns…

Biden DOE Report Shows Massive Oil-And-Gas Job Losses

The Biden administration published its annual U.S. Energy and Employment Report (USEER) Tuesday, showing large fossil fuel industry job losses. The Department of Energy (DOE) report found that the fuels technology sector experienced job losses totaling 29,271 jobs in 2021,…

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