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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…

Vote for the winners | Opinion | dailyitem.com – Sunbury Daily Item

When I was growing up, I was excited on Election Day. “Who’d you vote for?” I’d ask my dad. He always answered: “The winner.” On primary election day, May 17, I’m voting for the winners too. Who? Candidates who take…

Annapolis-based nonprofit prepares to set sail for Greenland to study climate change on the newly commissioned sailboat – Capital Gazette

There’s a saying among oceanographers that the bigger your ship, the better your research. The Annapolis-based Ocean Research Project would like to prove that adage wrong. Saturday at City Dock, the nonprofit commissioned its newest research vessel, the R/V Marie…

Cat Litter Could Be Antidote for Climate Change, Researchers Say – The Wall Street Journal

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.—Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology say they have found a potent new tool in the fight against global warming. It is basically cat litter.  They soaked an odor-eating clay used in cat boxes in a copper solution…

Best Places to Live to Avoid Climate Change – EARTH.ORG

No one on the planet is left untouched by the effects of climate change, from rising temperatures and sea levels to worsened air pollution and droughts that threaten food and water security. But as many experts have found, climate change…

What we’re still learning about how trees grow

A new study finds that tree growth does not seem to be generally limited by photosynthesis but rather by cell growth. This suggests that we need to rethink the way we forecast forest growth in a changing climate, and that forests in the future may not be able to absorb as much carbon from the atmosphere as we thought.

Climate change takes hold in North Carolina’s ghost forests – The Washington Post

As sea levels rise and storms become more intense, scientists are racing to study the rapid loss of trees and marshland along the Outer Banks Today at 10:00 a.m. EDT Loading… “Ghost forests” are found throughout the Alligator River National…

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…

425 “climate bombs” could destroy the fight against global warming – theinformant.co.nz

Thermal power plant Neurath, powered by lignite from the nearby Garzweiler mine in western Germany, on October 14, 2014. AFP/Patrick Stolars The Red Hill project in Australia, Montney Play or Christina Lake in Canada, the Hongshaquan mine in China, the…

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