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Now They Want To ‘Fix’ A Climate They Say Is ‘Unpredictable’

They have always been around, the weeping prophets and merchants of doom, as have their credulous followers. The descendants of Jeremiah and Nostradamus also claim to have had special insight and esoteric knowledge. They urge us to make sacrifices, change…

New York to Approve One of the World’s Most Ambitious Climate Plans – The New York Times

New York lawmakers have agreed to pass a sweeping climate plan that calls for the state to all but eliminate its greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, envisioning an era when gas-guzzling cars, oil-burning heaters and furnaces would be phased out,…

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Episode 176: Investors dive into water risks, IKEA’s low-carbon shipping manifest

In this episode, Ceres director of investor engagement Monika Frayman chats about why the investment community is scrutinizing corporate water strategy. Plus, IKEA’s Angela Hultberg ponders the company’s early experiences with electric vehicles and last-mile delivery.

DiCaprio’s ‘Ice On Fire’ Doc Is A Climate Alarmist’s Dream

Leonardo DiCaprio returns, not as a starring actor, but as producer and narrator of a new climate documentary. “Ice on Fire,” now available through HBO, covers what director Leila Conners and her team view as the existential “climate crisis” facing…

Wacky NYTimes Targets Air Travel As Climate Destroyers…In Its Travel Section

New York Times reporter Andy Newman led off the Sunday Travel section with a buzzkill, “Travel’s Climate Problem – If to see the world is also to help destroy it, should we just stay home?” (And kill the paper’s Travel…

US Teen Climate Activist Takes Aim at Textbooks – and Presidential Debates

Better climate change education is needed in schools – and it’s time for the U.S. presidential election debates to take up the topic too, she says. Alexandria Villasenor, a 14-year-old activist who has become one of the U.S. faces of…

‘We All Owe Al Gore An Apology’: More People See Climate Change In Record Flooding – NPR

Floodwaters from the Arkansas River line either side of a road in Russellville, Ark., engulfing businesses and vehicles. Nathan Rott/NPR hide caption toggle caption Nathan Rott/NPR Floodwaters from the Arkansas River line either side of a road in Russellville, Ark.,…

Nuclear Power And The Climate Conundrum

All political philosophies are rational according to their own logic. Even reprehensible and morally repugnant ideologies can appear logical if you accept the fundamental premises on which they are built. What distinguishes ideology from common sense, though, is that ideologues…