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Carbon dioxide reaches another record high

NOAA data show a carbon dioxide level of 421.13 parts per million (ppm) for the week starting May 8, 2022, a new record high since measurements started at Mauna Loa, Hawaii. As the image below also shows, very high daily levels were…

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…

Biden Administration Cancels Oil Drilling Sales in Alaska and Gulf of Mexico

WASHINGTON — The Biden administration is canceling oil drilling lease sales in the Gulf of Mexico and Alaska’s Cook Inlet, triggering furious responses from Republicans, who are blaming President Biden’s energy policies for high gas prices. A spokeswoman for the…

Analysis | Manchin’s bipartisan energy meeting yields a lot of ideas — and a lot of skepticism – The Washington Post

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Wildfires in these forests could release a stunning amount of planet-warming gases, scientists say – kuna noticias y kuna radio

By Rachel Ramirez, CNN Wildfires in the vast and pristine forests of Canada, Europe and the far Northern US could release an enormous amount of planet-warming emissions between now and 2050, putting the world’s climate goals in peril, scientists reported…

Biden Blocks Drilling On Millions Of Oil-Rich Acres As Gas Hits $4.13

The Biden administration reversed a Trump-era policy Monday that massively expanded the area available for fossil fuel leasing even as gasoline prices remained near an all-time high. The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) issued a record of decision, reducing the…

Earth Day: The US climate has shifted dramatically since April 1970 – Axios

Data: Climate Central/RCC-Acis.org/ NCEI; Note: Average temperatures rounded up to nearest tenth. No data available for Hawaii; Map: Jacque Schrag/Axios Since the first Earth Day on April 22, 1970, the U.S. national average temperature has climbed by 2.6°F, and the…

Climate Change: Your Questions About Causes and Effects, Answered – The New York Times

Reporters from the Climate Desk gathered reader questions and are here to help explain some frequent puzzlers. Published April 22, 2022Updated April 22, 2022 ImageCredit… Image What’s one thing you want to know about climate change? We asked, and hundreds of you…

Rooting out whether soil will store or release carbon during warming – Oakridger

“Stop treating soil like dirt.” That’s the title of a 2019 TED talk in by Asmeret Asefaw Berhe. Besides its value to farmers, gardeners and all of us who eat, soil should be treated with respect for another reason as…

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