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The big takeaways from the IPCC’s recent report on climate change – Niskanen Center

Earlier this spring, the International Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released the third report from its sixth cycle of assessments. The previous two reports in this cycle addressed the physical science and impacts and vulnerabilities, while this report from Working…

Cat Litter Could Be Antidote for Climate Change, Researchers Say – The Wall Street Journal

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.—Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology say they have found a potent new tool in the fight against global warming. It is basically cat litter.  They soaked an odor-eating clay used in cat boxes in a copper solution…

New Tool Shows You the Weekly Local Mosquito Forecast

What’s on the to-do list for a late-spring barbecue? Go shopping, sweep the deck, clean the grill, and check the mosquito forecast… That’s right, Google Earth Engine and SC Johnson are using weather and climate data to provide Americans with a mosquito-forecast to help better plan yard parties and camping trips, by mapping the mosquito’s […]

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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…

‘They’re Pretty’: The Breezy Windmills Of Biden’s Naïve Mind

To dispel any doubts on the matter, President Biden extolled bountiful and beautiful environmental virtues of wind energy to a staged throng of dozens assembled for his April 22 Earth Day speech in a Seattle, Washington, park setting. Biden boasted…

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…

The EPA’s Ability To Fight Global Warming Hangs In The Balance – CleanTechnica

The Environmental Protection Agency’s ability to fight global warming is hanging in the balance and, unfortunately, it could lose due to efforts funded by the Koch brothers that want to limit the EPA’s moves. Vice reports that the Supreme Court…

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

Placeholder while article actions load Good morning and welcome to The Climate 202! Today we’re excited about the new ice cream station in the Rayburn House Office Building, even if it closes too early for a late afternoon treat. 🍦…

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