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Biden may visit U.N. climate talks as worries loom about China – The Washington Post

Listen 9 min Comment on this story Comment Gift Article President Biden is entering a crucial season of global climate talks boosted by the legislative victory of the Inflation Reduction Act, betting he can undercut China’s arguments that the United…

Opinion | Climate change is melting Greenland and Antarctica’s ice. Time to act. – The Washington Post

Listen 6 min Comment on this story Comment Gift Article As this month’s unseasonably high temperatures drove unprecedented melting of the Greenland ice sheet, experts delivered a chilling message: Get used to it. Massive stores of ice sit atop land…

People don’t really talk about climate change. Here’s how to start. – The Washington Post

Listen 8 min Comment on this story Comment Gift Article Although a majority of Americans say they are concerned about climate change, it appears many aren’t really talking to their close friends and family about it. According to a 2022…

King Charles III’s climate, environment beliefs are messy – The Washington Post

Listen 7 min Comment on this story Comment Gift Article When King Charles III assumed the throne last week after the death of his mother, Britain’s longest-reigning monarch, some commentators were quick to point out that the septuagenarian could be…

Air conditioner tech is outdated. These are AC options for a hotter future. – The Washington Post

Listen 7 min Comment on this story Comment Gift Article This week, Californians got a reminder of one of the most vexing paradoxes of global warming. With temperatures well over 110 degrees Fahrenheit in some regions on Tuesday night, hundreds…

To fight climate change, environmentalists may have to give up a core belief – The Washington Post

Listen 6 min Comment on this story Comment Gift Article For decades, environmentalists have made their mark by stopping things. Petroleum facilities that spew toxic air pollution. Pipelines that cut across Indigenous lands. Drilling for oil and gas. But climate…

Costs of climate change far surpass government estimates, study says – The Washington Post

Listen 9 min Comment on this story Comment Gift Article The economic toll of deadly heat waves, crop-killing droughts and rising seas that each additional ton of carbon dioxide levies on society is much higher than the U.S. government tallies…

Pakistan floods underscore debate about who pays for climate damages – The Washington Post

Listen 4 min Comment on this story Comment Gift Article Since mid-June, torrential rain has changed the landscape of Pakistan, submerging villages and fields, destroying homes and killing at least 1,000 people. But if the human toll is catastrophic, the…

Greenland ice sheet set to raise sea levels by nearly a foot, study finds – The Washington Post

Listen 10 min Comment on this story Comment Gift Article Human-driven climate change has set in motion massive ice losses in Greenland that couldn’t be halted even if the world stopped emitting greenhouse gases today, according to a new study…

In fast-warming Nevada, climate bill may not lift Democrats – The Washington Post

Listen 10 min Comment on this story Comment Gift Article LAS VEGAS — About a week after President Biden signed into law the largest climate bill in U.S. history, Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto (D-Nev.) laid out to voters here how…

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