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Global Warming And The Future Of Food – Modern Diplomacy

With one in eight people worldwide threatened by a lethal heat wave in South Asia that’s already taken close to 100 lives, it’s time we recognize that the climate crisis is a health crisis. This is not an isolated issue….

Summer in America is becoming hotter, longer and more dangerous – The Washington Post

July 2, 2022 at 11:16 a.m. EDT Western region +2.7ºF Central +1.3ºF Eastern +1.5ºF Southern +1.3ºF Summer average temperature change 2017-2021 vs. 1971-2000 Western region +2.7ºF Central +1.3ºF Eastern +1.5ºF Southern +1.3ºF Summer average temperature change 2017-2021 vs. 1971-2000 Central…

Can Phoenix, the hottest city in America, survive climate change? – Yahoo News

PHOENIX — On the downtown streets in America’s hottest city the temperature has hit 109 degrees Fahrenheit. It’s 1 o’clock in the afternoon in late June and the sidewalks are mostly empty, but an elderly woman carrying an umbrella passes…

Climate change, hurricanes, and their toll on municipal credit – Bond Buyer

Analysts expect climate change, combined with the political realities of either addressing the effects of it or not, will have increasing impacts on municipal credit in the coming years. Droughts, fires, flooding, changed temperature patterns, reduced snow cover, and higher…

Artificial Photosynthesis Can Produce More Food in the Dark Than With Sunshine

Photosynthesis has evolved in plants for millions of years to turn water, carbon dioxide, and the energy from sunlight into plant biomass and the foods we eat. This process, however, is very inefficient, with only about 1% of the energy found in sunlight ending up in the plant. Scientists at UC Riverside and the University […]

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How the Supreme Court’s EPA ruling makes global warming Austin’s problem – Axios

The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday imposed major constraints on the breadth of the EPA’s authority to limit carbon emissions from power plants. Why it matters: By making it harder for the White House to take aggressive action on climate…

As Federal Climate-Fighting Tools Are Taken Away, Cities and States Step Up – The New York Times

Legislators in Colorado, historically a major coal state, have passed more than 50 climate-related laws since 2019. The liquor store in the farming town of Morris, Minn., cools its beer with solar power. Voters in Athens, Ohio, imposed a carbon…

EPA Sets Timetable for Curbing Leaks of Climate-Warming HFCs – NRDC (Natural Resources Defense Council)

WASHINGTON – Under an agreement announced today, the Environmental Protection Agency has agreed to a timeline for implementing a congressional mandate to issue federal standards curbing leaks of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs), super-potent climate-warming chemicals used in industrial and commercial refrigeration equipment.  …

Media Cling To False Claim Climate Change Is Making Heatwaves Worse

Citing research from the group World Weather Attribution, New Scientist, Reuters, The Guardian, and other media outlets have published stories claiming climate change is making heatwaves and other extreme weather events more severe. Data falsifies this claim. Attribution studies based…

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