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Carbon emissions, not weather modification, are driving global warming – Yahoo News

Scientists agree that carbon emissions are to blame for global warming, but social media posts claim humans are engineering severe storms and heatwaves. This is false; experts say existing weather modification technology cannot be used to deliberately manipulate the climate….

What If the U.S. and China Really Cooperated on Climate Change? – CounterPunch

Photograph Source: U.S. Department of State – Public Domain As President Biden and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping arrived on the resort island of Bali, Indonesia, for their November 14th “summit,” relations between their two countries were on a hair-raising…

The world needs a Marshall Plan to fight climate change–and politicians are failing to show ambition. Business can’t afford to wait – Fortune

The COP27 climate talks in Sharm el-Sheikh were a missed opportunity. The pledge to keep global temperature rises under 1.5 degrees is just about alive, affirmed by G20 leaders in Bali–but there’s no clear plan to deliver it. The Sharm deal doesn’t…

How China, the world’s top polluter, avoids paying for climate damage – The Washington Post

Comment on this story Comment Gift Article In 1992, the United Nations classified China as a developing country, as hundreds of millions of its citizens lived in poverty. A lot has changed since then: China is now the world’s second-largest…

Where U.S.-China Competition Leaves Climate Change – The Atlantic

The latest round of international negotiations on climate change, which concluded on Sunday, achieved a significant breakthrough by creating a fund to compensate poor countries for damage caused by global warming. But the two weeks of intense haggling at COP27,…

Biden agrees to pay climate reparations: US will compensate developing countries for global warming – Daily Mail

Joe Biden says the US will sign-up to a UN-backed fund to pay reparations to developing countries worst-affected by climate change.   The creation of the fund was announced Saturday. It was negotiated at the United Nations‘ COP27 Summit in Egypt,…

A Clash Over Degrees: How Hot Should Nations Allow the Earth to Get? – The New York Times

SHARM EL SHEIKH, Egypt — At last year’s global climate talks in Glasgow, world leaders, scientists and chief executives rallied around a call to “keep 1.5 alive.” The mantra was in reference to an aspirational goal that every government endorsed…

Explainer: How close are we to passing 1.5 degrees Celsius of global warming? – Reuters

At COP27 summit, concerns grow over holding to 1.5C target Scientists say surpassing limit could spur tipping points Overshoot now seen as likely with global emissions rising SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt, Nov 14 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Since the last Ice…

Explainer: How close are we to passing 1.5 degrees Celsius of global warming? – Reuters.com

At COP27 summit, concerns grow over holding to 1.5C target Scientists say surpassing limit could spur tipping points Overshoot now seen as likely with global emissions rising SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt, Nov 14 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Since the last Ice…

U.S. and China Restart Climate Talks – The New York Times

BALI, Indonesia — President Biden and President Xi Jinping of China agreed on Monday to restart talks between their countries as part of international climate negotiations, a breakthrough in the effort to avert catastrophic global warming. Talks between China and…

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