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A Brain Drain Among Government Scientists Bogs Down Biden’s Climate Ambitions – The New York Times

WASHINGTON — Juliette Hart quit her job last summer as an oceanographer for the United States Geological Survey, where she used climate models to help coastal communities plan for rising seas. She was demoralized after four years of the Trump…

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Conservatives may be willing to take on climate change — if you call it something else – Grist

On July 6, lightning sparked a fast-spreading wildfire in southern Oregon that’s now the largest in the country and the state’s third-largest on record. The Bootleg Fire, only recently getting contained after a period of cooler weather, has led more…

Conservatives may be willing to take on climate change — if you call it something else – Grist

On July 6, lightning sparked a fast-spreading wildfire in southern Oregon that’s now the largest in the country and the state’s third-largest on record. The Bootleg Fire, only recently getting contained after a period of cooler weather, has led more…

Rather than debate global warming, Utah should find solutions | Opinion – Deseret News

Record heat and the drought this summer are putting the issue of climate change on Utahns’ minds. While a run of unfavorable weather measured in weeks or months does not in itself equate to climate change, it does invite us…

Wildfire smoke exposure linked to increased risk of contracting COVID-19

(Desert Research Institute) Wildfire smoke may greatly increase susceptibility to SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, according to new research from the Center for Genomic Medicine at the Desert Research Institute (DRI), Washoe County Health District (WCHD), and Renown Health (Renown) in Reno, Nev.

What’s in a name? Why ‘global warming’ became ‘climate change’ – RTE.ie

Opinion: the technical and scientific jargon around climate change may have evolved, but the problems and challenges remain As the scientific understanding of the problem of climate change has evolved so too has the terminology used to speak about it….

Report: Five Asian Countries Building 80% Of New Coal Power Plants

Five Asian nations account for 80 percent of the world’s newly planned coal power stations, according to a report published by the non-profit climate research think tank Carbon Tracker on Wednesday. “China, India, Vietnam, Indonesia, and Japan are responsible for…

Eco-Nutters, Dems Slam ‘Coward’ Biden For Climate Inaction At WH Protest

Progressive Democrats and environmental activists protested in front of the White House on Monday, demanding that President Biden jettison a bipartisan infrastructure bill in favor of a “bold” party-line package that devotes tens of billions of dollars to fighting climate…

Rash Report: Climate-change politics need to cool, too – Minneapolis Star Tribune

Fittingly for a climate-change event, it was sweltering. The venue was the Harriet Island Pavilion in St. Paul, where on June 17 the British consul general for the Midwest, Alan Gogbashian, hosted “Road to COP26: Minnesota Climate Action,” an event…

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