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Tapping The Strategic Petroleum Reserve Will Make Oil Supplies Worse

The White House, as expected, on Tuesday announced a plan to curb sky-high energy prices, which includes tapping the U.S. Strategic Petroleum Reserve [SPR] by releasing 50 million barrels of oil in concert with China, Japan, India, UK, and South Korea. Now, Biden…

Don’t call it climate change. Red states prepare for ‘extreme weather’ – POLITICO

Flames burn through dry grass as the LNU Lightning Complex fire moves through the area on Aug. 19, 2020 in Winters, Calif. | Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis wants half a billion dollars to protect his state from…

Climate Envoy And Chinese Sympathizer John Kerry Needs To Go

It’s time for President Biden to fire his “climate guy.” That’s how John Kerry described himself last week at what even CBS News called a “failed” international climate summit in Glasgow. The undistinguished former Senator and presidential wannabe said the…

Watch These 5 Key Issues in 2022 to See if COP26 Climate Promises Are Kept – Scientific American

The following essay is reprinted with permission from The Conversation, an online publication covering the latest research. How much the world achieved at the Glasgow climate talks – and what happens now – depends in large part on where you…

Rare Canadian Cat Has Thumbs Making His Paws Look Like Cute Mittens

Meet Teddy, the adorable polydactyl cat who was born with extra toes that make his front paws look, like human hands. Three-year-old domestic shorthair Teddy is a polydactyl, which means he has extra toes on his hind feet and two thumbs which makes his front paws look like mittens. Teddy, who lives with his owner […]

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Politics

The Cop26 message? We are trusting big business, not states, to fix the climate crisis | Adam Tooze

Cop26 delivered no big climate deal. Nor, in truth, was there any reason to expect one. The drastic measures that might – at a stroke – open a path to climate stability are not viable in political or diplomatic terms….

COP26 inches to a close, for the first time including language on coal and fossil fuels phaseout

Watching the UNFCCC livestream UN Climate Change conferences are reknowned for running extensively into overtime with last minute negotiations to try and salvage a way forward through the consensus process. Draft texts are issued, debated, watered down, reissued, debated and…

Sen. Tom Cotton Slams Biden For Rising Fuel Costs: ‘This Is By Design’

Sen. Tom Cotton (R-AR) charged President Joe Biden in a tweet Thursday with purposely causing gas prices to rise, saying that “this is by design.” “The high cost of gas is not an unintended consequence. It’s what Joe Biden and…

Recycling

What Would Happen If People Stopped Recycling?

As the pandemic impacted daily routines, some cities and towns had to stop accepting recyclables in curbside bins. Others stopped taking certain types of recyclables and asked people to throw those items away instead. A lack of workers, budgetary concerns, and an increase in the number of recyclables all play a part. What would happen […]

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