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fossil fuels renewable energy climate change Boston global warming – Worcester Telegram

WORCESTER – Some climate activists are disappointed with what appears to be a decision by the city administration not to make an attempt to become one of 10 cities and towns in Massachusetts to ban fossil fuels in some buildings.  John Odell, the city’s…

Big Oil’s new strategy in climate cases: Cite Captain Planet – E&E News

The oil and gas industry is citing “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air” and the “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” in an effort to dismiss one of nearly two dozen lawsuits that accuse the industry of deceiving the public about the dangers…

City Council should invest in climate mitigation as San Antonio endures its hottest summer ever – San Antonio Report

Given the choice, our family does not want the modest 13.5% rebate on our July CPS Energy bill proposed by San Antonio City Manager Erik Walsh as residents struggle through San Antonio’s record hot summer. The city’s proposed use of…

Where Colorado candidates stand on climate change – Colorado Newsline

Thousands of people died as a result of an unprecedented heat wave that settled over Europe last week, becoming some of the latest casualties in the accelerating global climate crisis. In Colorado, a Southwestern megadrought driven largely by rising temperatures…

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…

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…

Why Kansas City officials are expanding tree coverage to fight global warming – KCUR

More than a century ago, in the 1890s, Kansas City’s civic leaders hired landscape architect George Kessler to transform their filthy boomtown into an urban oasis of parks and boulevards. The idea was to create a “city within a park.”…

Guest editorial: Why municipalities should support federal climate action – BlueRidgeNow.com

On April 22 over a billion people in 192 countries commemorated Earth Day. In towns and cities around the world people mobilized with creativity, innovation and bravery to meet our climate crisis and seize the enormous opportunities of a zero-carbon future….

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