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Your Average Temperature Just Changed Because of Climate Change | The Weather Channel – Articles from The Weather Channel | weather.com – The Weather Channel

Climate averages for temperature and precipitation just changed in many U.S. locations. Calculated every 10 years, temperature normals are warming due to climate change. The new dataset covers the 1991 to 2020 period. Climate averages for temperature and precipitation likely…

EPA Rule to Phase Out Gases Used in Refrigerators, Coolants – NBC10 Boston

In the first Biden administration rule aimed at combating climate change, the Environmental Protection Agency is proposing to phase down production and use of hydrofluorocarbons, highly potent greenhouse gases commonly used in refrigerators and air conditioners. The proposed rule follows…

The Arctic is greening, but not enough to help climate change, study finds – CTV News

TORONTO — While the Arctic is growing greener with climate change, scientists warn that it is not greening fast enough to absorb very much carbon dioxide. According to new research from scientists at Boston University and University of California Irvine…

A Fund Cleans Up by Betting on Clean Energy – Barron’s

Lucas White is portfolio manager for Resources and Climate Change Strategies at GMO in Boston. Photograph by Cody O’Loughlin For the four years of the Trump presidency, the White House was hostile to the concept of global warming, although independent…

A Greener Arctic Will Not Halt Climate Change – AZoCleantech

The increasing proliferation of plant life in the Arctic may not be a massive difference-maker in the battle against global warming, new research reveals.  ​​​​​​​Image Credit: Vladimir Melnik/Shutterstock.com The image of the Arctic as a frozen wasteland could soon be a thing…

Northern forest fires could accelerate climate change – EurekAlert

IMAGE: The study focused on wooded peatland and forests like the landscape pictured here near the town of Wrigley in Canada’s Northwest Territories. This drone imagery was taken by then-BU PhD… view more  Credit: Courtesy of Jonathan Wang New research indicates…

Northern forest fires could accelerate climate change

(Boston University) New research shows that the global models used to project how Earth’s climate will change in the future underestimate the impact of forest fires and drying climate on forests’ ability to capture and store atmospheric carbon.

Lessons brought back from Brazil on how to tackle global warming – The Local Ne.ws

Anna Gibbs (center) with Another volunteer and Robin Le Breton (left), one of the founders of Iracambi as he teaches them about the environment (courtesy photo) Please Support Local Advertisers by Anna Gibbs When I was in third grade, I…

Biden’s climate duo of Kerry and McCarthy puts U.S. back in global warming fight – CBS News

This story originally appeared at Reuters.com and is republished here as part of Covering Climate Now, a global journalism collaboration strengthening coverage of the climate story. An unlikely duo is steering President Joe Biden’s efforts to restore U.S. credibility on…

Biden’s climate duo of Kerry and McCarthy puts U.S. back in global warming fight – Reuters

An unlikely duo is steering President Joe Biden’s efforts to restore U.S. credibility on fighting climate change: a patrician former presidential candidate and a plain-speaking, long-time civil servant – both with Boston roots and baseball loyalties. John Kerry and Gina…