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Australia’s 2030 climate targets for COP26

Source: Climate Council: from Paris to Glasgow report, 21 October, 2021 The Nationals have now given in principle support for Net zero by 2050. But 2050 is so far in the distance it is effectively irrelevant to what commitment and…

Global Warming And COP26: Issues And Politics – Modern Diplomacy

The Constitution states only one command twice. The Fifth Amendment says to the federal government that no one shall be “deprived of life, liberty or property without due process of law.” The Fourteenth Amendment in 1868, uses the same eleven words,…

Hiltzik: Biden’s budget reconciliation bill and climate change – Los Angeles Times

The headline news about the global warming provisions of the big budget bill being negotiated in Washington is that they’re in trouble. As has been the case with the safety net provisions of the bill, the news coverage has focused…

Their Dream Home Tipped as They Pulled It Across the Water – Then Neighbors Came to the Rescue

If a place that truly floated your boat was about to be torn down, you could try to move heaven and earth to save it—or, you could just move the house. And that’s just what one determined couple did—but they didn’t take an overland route, they went by sea. Daniele Penney fell in love with […]

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Climate change will dominate Biden’s agenda when he heads to Europe in two weeks – CNBC

US President Joe Biden delivers remarks and participates in the virtual Leaders Summit on Climate Session 5: The Economic Opportunities of Climate Action from the White House in Washington, DC, on April 23, 2021. Jim Watson | AFP | Getty…

Scientists Find the Secret to ‘Unhackable’ Security Systems on the Wings of Butterflies

Sometimes solving the most complex technology and engineering challenges involves, if one can believe it, looking towards nature for solutions. So it has gone with the Teslagram a currently-unhackable security fingerprint created from a butterfly’s wing. The wings of this most charismatic insect are cloaked in tiny scales—up to 200,000 of them, which contain a […]

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How Two Bills in Congress Could Have a Major Impact on Climate Action – The New York Times

WASHINGTON — President Biden has framed this moment as the country’s best chance to save the planet. “The nation and the world are in peril,” he said weeks ago in Queens, where 11 people drowned in their basement apartments after…

More Companies Pledge ‘Net-Zero’ Emissions to Fight Climate Change, but What Does That Really Mean? – Worth

A growing number of countries and companies have pledged to reach net-zero emissions by 2050 or earlier. But there’s a catch–they still plan to keep emitting greenhouse gases. photo courtesy of Appolinary Kalashnikova via Unsplash You’ll probably hear the term “net-zero emissions” a lot over the coming weeks as…

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