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The Myth (And Fake Math) Of ‘Green’ Jobs

“Fool me once,” Stephen King wrote, “shame on you. Fool me twice, shame on me. Fool me three times, shame on both of us.” His adage certainly applies to the myth (and fake math) of green jobs. During the 2020…

‘Climate change is real’: Biden administration says Texas power crisis shows U.S. unprepared for extreme weather – USA TODAY

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden’s administration said Thursday the “full support of the federal government” remains extended to Texas, still paralyzed by a winter storm that left millions without power in dangerous conditions. The White House also blamed climate change for the Arctic-like temperatures…

Media reaction: Texas ‘deep freeze’, power blackouts and the role of global warming – Carbon Brief

This week, a blast of Arctic air has engulfed much of the central US, bringing freezing conditions and record low temperatures to many states. Texas, in particular, has been badly affected, with grid operators hit by power outages and struggling…

Nearly 5 Million Americans In Darkness As Deep Freeze Spreads

The energy crisis crippling Texas’s power system continued to spread, with nearly 5 million people across the U.S plunged into darkness as authorities fought to avoid a total collapse of the grid. Homes and businesses from North Dakota to Texas…

Global Warming Causes Earlier Pollen Season – VOA Learning English

From VOA Learning English, this is the Health & Lifestyle report. When Dr. Stanley Fineman started as an allergist, he told patients to start taking medications and prepare for pollen season in the middle of March. That was about 40…

Has the polar vortex arrived? What is it?

The polar vortex is an enormous, 3-dimensional ring of winds that surrounds the North and South poles during each hemisphere’s winter. The polar vortex influences the jet stream, which can bring cold winter weather to the U.S. and Europe.

Himalayan Glacier Disaster Shows Impacts of Climate Change: Scientists – Global Citizen

A aerial view of Tapovan barrage two days after a portion of the Nanda Devi glacier snapped off, releasing water trapped behind it in Tapovan, northern state of Uttarakhand, India, Feb.9, 2021. AP Photo Why Global Citizens Should Care Billions…

Global warming triggers earlier pollen season – Sumter Item

BY SETH BORENSTEINAP Science Writer When Dr. Stanley Fineman started as an allergist in Atlanta, he told patients they should start taking their medications and prepare for the drippy, sneezy onslaught of pollen season around St. Patrick’s Day. That was…

Global warming and vanishing glaciers: Is rising temperature behind Uttarakhand disaster? – India Today

The disaster in Uttarakhand has once again turned the spotlight on climate change and its impact on ecology. On February 7, a portion of Nanda Devi glacier broke off, leading to severe floods which washed away villages and damaged power…