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Can Phoenix, the hottest city in America, survive climate change? – Yahoo News

PHOENIX — On the downtown streets in America’s hottest city the temperature has hit 109 degrees Fahrenheit. It’s 1 o’clock in the afternoon in late June and the sidewalks are mostly empty, but an elderly woman carrying an umbrella passes…

How Businesses Can Hold Their Banks Accountable on Climate Change – HBR.org Daily

Companies are under scrutiny for how major banks that they partner with are financing carbon-intensive projects. How can companies wishing to be “green” respond? One solution is to switch to a low-carbon bank if possible. But a better hope is…

Opinion | What’s Worse: Climate Denial or Climate Hypocrisy? – The New York Times

Those straining to make the math work on the back end, by invoking large-scale carbon removal later this century, are generating novel dissonance, too. We see headlines about Stripe and its tech allies making a $925 million commitment to removal…

Sustainably Speaking: Being old in the time of global warming – Press Herald

I have a new friend. Her name is Susan and she lives in Reno, Nevada. We’ve only met once in person when we were serendipitously in Tuscon, Arizona, at the same time last spring. We are both old, both social…

‘Doomism’ or Reality? Divided Over Its Message, the Climate Movement Seeks Balance – InsideClimate News

Students, activists and demonstrators hold placards during a worldwide climate strike against governmental inaction towards climate breakdown and environmental pollution on Sept. 27, 2019 in Lausanne, western Switzerland. Credit: Fabrice Coffrini/AFP via Getty Images Hope is a scarce commodity these…

Scientists Race to Create Wheat That Can Withstand Global Warming – Mother Jones – Mother Jones

A scientist with the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) handles grains in Texcoco, Sonora, Mexico.Marco Ugarte/AP This story was originally published by the Guardian and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. A dozen or so farm workers…

Analysis | At Summit of the Americas, Biden seeks unity on climate change – The Washington Post

Placeholder while article actions load Good morning and welcome to The Climate 202! Today we’re wondering what kind of pizza senators eat. 🍕 But first: At Summit of the Americas, Biden seeks unity on climate change President Biden and Vice…

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