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How China, the world’s top polluter, avoids paying for climate damage – The Washington Post

Comment on this story Comment Gift Article In 1992, the United Nations classified China as a developing country, as hundreds of millions of its citizens lived in poverty. A lot has changed since then: China is now the world’s second-largest…

Dimming the Sun to Cool the Planet Is a Desperate Idea, Yet We’re Inching Toward It – The New Yorker

If we decide to “solar geoengineer” the Earth—to spray highly reflective particles of a material, such as sulfur, into the stratosphere in order to deflect sunlight and so cool the planet—it will be the second most expansive project that humans…

Despite Diesel Fuel Crisis, Biden’s EPA Blocks Major Oil Refinery

On Thursday, the Biden Administration’s Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that it would not reopen a key U.S. oil refinery in the Virgin Islands, despite a coming national shortage in diesel fuel that could prove catastrophic to the country. According…

Where U.S.-China Competition Leaves Climate Change – The Atlantic

The latest round of international negotiations on climate change, which concluded on Sunday, achieved a significant breakthrough by creating a fund to compensate poor countries for damage caused by global warming. But the two weeks of intense haggling at COP27,…

Australia’s methane emissions, the Global Methane Pledge and COP27

Image: KarryosMethane inventories in select fossil fuel basins (size of bubble = Mt CH4/yr), coverage of satellite data (x-axis, relative to total country emissions) and annual trend rate since 2019 (y-axis). A report on global methane emissions by Karryos shows…

COP27 climate summit to test resolve of world battling war, inflation – Reuters

Many of the biggest players distracted by crises Global greenhouse gas emissions still rising Floods, droughts, heatwaves taking toll around world ‘Not on track on anything’ says Egypt’s negotiator Oct 31 (Reuters) – An international climate summit starting next week…

COP27 Climate Summit To Test Resolve Of Nations Combating Global Warming, Inflation – Swachh India NDTV

New Delhi: An international climate summit starting next week in Egypt will test the resolve of nations to combat global warming, even as many of the biggest players are distracted by urgent crises ranging from war in Europe to rampant…

Climate change depends on what we choose to eat – ISRAEL21c

Every day, we are affected by climate change. With every passing year, the heat becomes more unbearable and the weather becomes more extreme. The relationship between gas pollution and climate change is clear, and governments are responding to it in…

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