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Warmer ocean temperatures may decrease Saharan dust crossing the Atlantic

Every year millions of tons of dust from the Sahara Desert are swirled up into the atmosphere and carried across the Atlantic. Research suggests that, as the climate changes, Saharan dust transport will decrease.

Investments in climate change solutions will pay off for global health – STAT – STAT

World leaders, beckoned by President Biden, are assembling on Earth Day, April 22, to create greater urgency to fight climate change. The summit is taking place during the worst infectious disease pandemic in a century. World leaders need to pay…

Learning From California’s Ambitious Climate Policy – Center For American Progress

Introduction and summary Subscribe to InProgress California has long been synonymous with effective climate policy. Beginning in 2001, the Golden State established its first voluntary emissions reporting program under Gov. Gray Davis (D). Subsequently, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger (R) built on…

Worsening spring allergies linked to climate change, experts say – PhillyVoice.com

If you’ve noticed your allergies getting worse every spring, you are not alone, allergy experts say.  The spring allergy season — which takes place from February to May each year and impacts roughly 24 million Americans — is likely intensifying as a result of climate…

Letter: NH reps seek to ban talk of global warming – Seacoastonline.com

April 4 — To the Editor: Are you concerned about the effects of global warming?  In NH, carbon pollution in the air increases asthma and health costs.  Extreme weather brings floods and drought, threatening our homes, roads and bridges, and…

Impact of Methane Emissions on Global Warming and Human Health – Energy Industry Review

The threat that methane poses to global efforts to prevent dangerous climate change is becoming more well known. Methane emissions are increasing and because methane is many times more powerful than carbon dioxide at warming the atmosphere, these emissions are…

WSJ Rebukes Biden’s Job-Killing ‘Backdoor’ Scheme To Regulate CO2

The Wall Street Journal took a sledgehammer to a scheme by President Joe Biden’s administration to push job-killing climate regulations without congressional approval. A new Journal editorial exposed how “Democratic AGs, green groups, and a top Biden environmental regulator are colluding on…

Biden’s ‘Backdoor’ Climate Plan

President Biden wants Congress to pass climate legislation, but that faces political obstacles. No worries—state Democratic Attorneys General are conspiring with green groups on a regulatory Plan B. Climate activists have long sought to force CO2 emissions reductions under the…

Rep. Blais spearheads virtual climate change panel – GazetteNET – GazetteNET

Rep. Blais spearheads virtual climate change panel News > Local Clockwise, state Rep. Natalie Blais, D-Sunderland, state Rep. Joan Meschino, D-Hull, state Rep. Liz Miranda, whose 5th Suffolk District includes parts of Dorchester and Roxbury, and Sunderland Public Library acting…

Rep. Blais spearheads virtual climate change panel – The Recorder

The Recorder – Rep. Blais spearheads virtual climate change panel News > Local Clockwise, state Rep. Natalie Blais, D-Sunderland, state Rep. Joan Meschino, D-Hull, state Rep. Liz Miranda, whose 5th Suffolk District includes parts of Dorchester and Roxbury, and Sunderland…