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Letter: Slowing global warming also requires action on super-pollutants – Financial Times

The greatest risk of near-term temperature increases, covered by Leslie Hook’s article “World on course to pass critical 1.5C warming threshold within five years” (Report, May 10), is from self-reinforcing feedback loops — where the planet starts to warm itself…

Revealed: the ‘carbon bombs’ set to trigger catastrophic climate breakdown

The world’s biggest fossil fuel firms are quietly planning scores of “carbon bomb” oil and gas projects that would drive the climate past internationally agreed temperature limits with catastrophic global impacts, a Guardian investigation shows. The exclusive data shows these…

Déjà vu on climate action – The Hill

Champions of federal leadership on global climate change are probably experiencing déjà vu right now. They may be flashing back to Febr.13, 2013, when President Barack Obama delivered that year’s State of the Union address. Frustrated at Congress’s refusal to…

Energy Utility May Abandon Major Wind Projects Touted By Biden, NY Gov.

Eversource, the largest energy provider in New England, initiated a review Wednesday of its offshore wind ventures which have been touted by the Biden administration. The company’s “strategic review” will examine its 50% stake in a multi-project joint offshore venture…

Analysis | In key House race in Illinois, climate change is on the ballot – The Washington Post

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John Doerr Gives Stanford $1.1 Billion for Climate School – The New York Times

Yet some question whether these philanthropic investments can make a difference when it comes to a planetary crisis. “I don’t see how giving a billion dollars to a rich university is going to move the needle on this issue in…

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….

Analysis | Manchin’s bipartisan energy meeting yields a lot of ideas — and a lot of skepticism – The Washington Post

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PAGASA scientist: Expect more intense typhoons if global warming continues – GMA News Online

A scientist at the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration has warned the public against more intense typhoons if global warming continues to worsen. During the #LagingHandaPH public briefing on Saturday, PAGASA Scientist I Dr. Marcelino Villafuerte talked about…

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