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Heat and wind in Oregon are fueling the nation’s largest wildfire. – The New York Times

Extreme Weather and Climate Updates Aug. 3, 2021Updated  Aug. 3, 2021, 4:51 p.m. ET Aug. 3, 2021, 4:51 p.m. ET Firefighters worked to contain the Bootleg Fire near Silver Lake, Ore., last week. It has burned more than 400,000 acres…

The Best Way to Tax Carbon at the Border – Scientific American

As more world leaders consider levying border taxes on climate-damaging goods, a new study looks at ways it can be done in countries—including the United States—that haven’t established a domestic market for carbon emissions. The findings are timely. European Union…

‘Greenflation’ threatens to derail climate change action – Financial Times

Commodities updates Sign up to myFT Daily Digest to be the first to know about Commodities news. The writer, Morgan Stanley Investment Management’s chief global strategist, is author of ‘The Ten Rules of Successful Nations’ The world faces a growing…

Meeting global climate targets will lead to 8 million more energy jobs worldwide by 2050

(Cell Press) Researchers created a global dataset of job footprints in 50 countries and used a model to investigate how trying to meet the Paris Agreement global climate target of staying well below 2°C would affect energy sector jobs. They found that action to reach said target would increase net jobs by about 8 million by 2050, primarily due to gains in the solar and wind industries. The analysis appears July 23 in the journal One Earth.

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EMISSIONS: What Biden can learn from the E.U.’s newest climate push

Europe’s recent success in advancing ambitious climate legislation through a gantlet of political and economic obstacles could serve as a guide for the Biden administration and its own environmental efforts, said experts and analysts.

Sixty years of climate change warnings: the signs that were missed (and ignored) – The Guardian

In August 1974, the CIA produced a study on “climatological research as it pertains to intelligence problems”. The diagnosis was dramatic. It warned of the emergence of a new era of weird weather, leading to political unrest and mass migration…

Climate Lawfare Supporters Admit That Attribution Science Is Failing In Court

Hey, they said it. A group of academics – who are outspoken supporters of the climate litigation campaign – released a report this week that admits that the climate attribution science currently being deployed by plaintiffs attorneys has serious flaws….

LNG investors increasingly concerned about security and climate change – E&T Magazine

A new report suggests investors are increasingly nervous about new LNG investments, with delayed investment decisions driven by security problems and aversion to the risks associated with global warming. The report by Global Energy Monitor (GEM) suggests that more than one-third…

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AUSTRALIA: Nation fights U.N. downgrade of Great Barrier Reef health

Australia said yesterday it will fight against plans to downgrade the Great Barrier Reef’s World Heritage status due to climate change, while environmentalists have applauded the U.N. World Heritage Committee’s proposal.

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FINANCE: Engine No. 1 is coming to shake up $6.5T ETF market

Not content with roiling a major oil company and sending shock waves through the market, Engine No. 1 is looking to kick-start a mini-revolution in how trillions of dollars of passive cash engages with corporate America.

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