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Spend Billions On Green Innovation, Not Trillions On Carbon-Cutting

Across the world, politicians are going out of their way to promise fantastically expensive climate policies. U.S. President Joe Biden has promised to spend US$500 billion ($630 billion) each year on climate — about 13 percent of total federal revenue….

Can air pollution help us find alien life?

To find alien life in our universe, scientists have considered searches for optical lasers or even giant energy-harvesting structures known as Dyson spheres. Now they’re suggesting a more mundane sort of search, a hunt for air pollution in exoplanet atmospheres.

Why the Black community must take action on climate change – MSR News Online

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Reddit Email Print MGN Climate change is real. Almost all climate scientists agree that the trend of warming temperatures over the last century is related to human activity. There has been debate about whether there truly is…

Is Global Warming Making Us Dumber? – Emagazine.com – E – E – E – E/The Environmental Magazine

Could all the greenhouse gases we’re pumping into the atmosphere be compromising our ability to think straight? Dear EarthTalk: Is there scientific basis to the assertion that global warming is affecting our ability to make decisions and lowering our collective…

Opinion: We want to cut global warming in half starting on Earth Day – The San Diego Union-Tribune

Peters represents California’s 52nd Congressional District and serves on the House Energy and Commerce Committee. He lives in La Jolla. Ramanathan is a professor of climate stability at UC San Diego and editor and co-author of the book “Bending the…

Longer, More Intense Pollen Seasons Driven by Human-Led Climate Change, Study Says – AJMC.com Managed Markets Network

Climate change created by humans is creating pollen seasons that start earlier in the year and last longer and is partly to blame for the increased amount of pollen concentrations, according to a new analysis from university researchers. Although the…

Biden’s Climate Policies Raising Alarm About Environmental Damage

President Biden’s climate blitz already has proved costly to U.S. energy jobs, but concerns are mounting that his executive actions will do nothing to reduce emissions while threatening to wreak enormous environmental damage. The president’s biggest moves — reentering the…

A Surprise in Africa: Air Pollution Falls as Economies Rise

LAGOS, Nigeria — Rapidly growing countries generally see sharp increases in air pollution as their populations and economies expand. But a new study of air quality in Africa published on Monday has found the opposite: One of the continent’s most…

Non-Binding? Court Finds French Govt. Guilty Of Not Meeting Paris Climate Goals

In an ironic twist, a Paris court has convicted the French government of not upholding its commitments stemming from the Paris climate accord. After a complaint was filed by four environmental NGOs in March 2019 with the support of over…

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How Biden is reversing Trump’s assault on the environment

Faced with an unfolding climate crisis that is fueling more powerful storms, enormous wildfires and scorching heatwaves in the US, Donald Trump unapologetically set about dismantling policies to cut planet-heating emissions, mocked or ignored climate science, and threw open vast…