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Is Jennifer Granholm Even Qualified To Be Our Energy Secretary?

Bluntly put, Jennifer Granholm is unqualified to be Energy secretary. That is not a criticism of her accomplishments or intelligence. She’s a smart woman and a savvy politician who not only won the governor’s mansion in Michigan twice but also…

Putin Gains Control Of Iranian Gas Field In ‘Final Act To Secure Europe’

Vladimir Putin has struck a deal with the Iranian regime to tap into a recently-discovered gas field in the Caspian Sea, sparking fears Moscow will soon have complete control over Europe’s energy market. According to the terms of the deal, the…

House Passes the Largest Expenditure on Climate in U.S. History – The New York Times

WASHINGTON — The United States took a major step toward fighting climate change Friday with passage through the House of Representatives of a $2.2 trillion spending bill that includes the largest expenditures ever made by the federal government to slow…

More Americans Than Ever Understand Climate Change Is Real And Harmful – HuffPost

More Americans than ever now understand that global warming is real, harmful and directly impacting their local communities. In a nationally representative survey of 1,006 American adults conducted by Yale University’s program on climate change communication, about three-quarters of respondents…

How To Limit Global Warming To 1.5C – Eurasia Review – Eurasia Review

For the first time, sector allocations of the global carbon budget have been provided for both hard-to-abate and all other sectors – 12 main macro industry sectors in total, reporting scope 1, 2 and 3 breakdowns. Scientists from the University…

Using Worst-Case Scenarios, New Paper Claims Kids Will Inherit More Disasters

There is a lot of press being generated this week over a new paper titled “Intergenerational inequities in exposure to climate extremes” (paywalled). Real-world data suggests this is a completely false prediction. Today’s youths are in fact likely to face…

Encore Learning presents: Global Warming – Our Commonwealth at Risk: How We Need to Prepare for the New Normal – ARLnow

There is an old saying, “Everybody talks about the weather, but nobody does anything about it.” The reality is that all of us are inadvertently doing something about the weather – we’re changing it. Global warming is now undeniable, and…

Uncertainty on Climate Change in Textbooks Linked to Uncertainty in Students – NC State News

A new study from North Carolina State University suggests textbook wording that portrays climate change information as uncertain can influence how middle and high school students feel about the information, even for students who say they already know about climate…

‘Don’t give up hope’: Iowa State climate scientist finds optimism in latest global report he helped author – Ames Tribune

The future of life everywhere is full of uncertainty — because what that future will look like will largely depend on humanity’s choices in the years ahead — but an Iowa State University climate scientist has faith that people can solve the problems at…

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