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Gas Prices Likely To Reach $4.75 Over Next Few Weeks, Expert Says

The national average retail price for a gallon of regular gasoline is projected to reach $4.75 over the next two weeks, according to an industry expert. On Monday, the national average hit a record high of $4.48 per gallon, according…

We Finally Rid An Island of 300,000 Rats and Mice – Now Everything is Blooming

One of the biggest conservation success stories in the 21st century has been exterminating invasive species from vulnerable islands. Now, Lord Howe Island in Australia has finished eradicating the entirety of their invasive rat and mouse populations, and the recovery of the endemic-Australian ecosystem has been near-immediate. A UNESCO-listed island in the East Tasman Sea, […]

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“Carbon bomb” projects must be halted to limit global warming – Earth.com

A new study led by the University of Leeds has found that the world’s largest fossil fuel companies are planning or already conducting 425 “carbon bomb” oil and gas projects that could seriously impede efforts to limit global warming to…

Global warming made South Africa’s recent floods twice as likely, study says – Reuters.com

JOHANNESBURG, May 13 (Reuters) – Global warming made the heavy rains behind South Africa’s devastating floods last month twice as likely as they would have been if greenhouse gas emissions had never heated the planet, scientists said on Friday. Flash…

Global warming made South Africa’s recent floods twice as likely, study says – Reuters

JOHANNESBURG, May 13 (Reuters) – Global warming made the heavy rains behind South Africa’s devastating floods last month twice as likely as they would have been if greenhouse gas emissions had never heated the planet, scientists said on Friday. Flash…

Coal Mines Struggle From Worker Shortage As Demand Soars Worldwide

In Benwood, West Virginia, money comes in as coal goes out. “They can’t mine it fast enough,” said Benwood Economic Development Director Frank Longwell. “That’s how we pay our bills here in the community.” [bold, links added] Longwell remembers when…

Leaders descend on Miami, ‘ground zero’ for climate change in America, to find solutions – NBC News

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. — Hundreds of scientists, policymakers, activists and business leaders are descending on South Florida this week to discuss how best to tackle the most pressing aspects of the climate crisis. The inaugural Aspen Ideas: Climate conference, a…

Africa Finance Corporation: Three steps for Africa to combat climate change – Business Wire

LAGOS, Nigeria–(BUSINESS WIRE)–With hopes for countering global warming pinned on progress at the upcoming COP27 UN Climate Change Conference in Egypt, a new report from the Africa Finance Corporation (AFC), Africa’s leading infrastructure solutions provider, sets out the continent’s stance…

Daily Update: May 11, 2022 – S&P Global

Start every business day with our analyses of the most pressing developments affecting markets today, alongside a curated selection of our latest and most important insights on the global economy. Urgent Climate Action Needed Now Climate experts now see a…

Revealed: the ‘carbon bombs’ set to trigger catastrophic climate breakdown

The world’s biggest fossil fuel firms are quietly planning scores of “carbon bomb” oil and gas projects that would drive the climate past internationally agreed temperature limits with catastrophic global impacts, a Guardian investigation shows. The exclusive data shows these…

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