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Global Warming And The Future Of Food – Modern Diplomacy

With one in eight people worldwide threatened by a lethal heat wave in South Asia that’s already taken close to 100 lives, it’s time we recognize that the climate crisis is a health crisis. This is not an isolated issue….

COP26 8 mos. later: checking the status of the climate fight – Spectrum News

The U.S. Supreme Court Thursday placed a huge hurdle in the way of President Joe Biden’s push to fight global warming, limiting the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s power to regulate power plant emissions. It comes over seven months after world…

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…

With Climate Agenda Stalled at Home, Biden Still Hopes to Lead Abroad – The New York Times

On his first day in office, President Biden recommitted the United States to the Paris climate agreement, noting in his inaugural address that “a cry for survival comes from the planet itself. A cry that can’t be any more desperate…

Behind Biden’s EPA Unconstitutional Power Grab

The Environmental Protection Agency has had its way with both the Clean Air Act and the U.S. Constitution for decades. The Supreme Court’s decision Thursday in West Virginia v. EPA may be the beginning of the end of this baleful era. It…

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…

SCOTUS opinion seen as setback in fight against global warming – University of Miami: News@theU

Climate and legal scholars at the University of Miami weigh in on the Supreme Court’s ruling against the Environmental Protection Agency. With scientists continuing to warn that time is running out to avert a climate catastrophe, the U.S. Supreme Court…

Supreme Court curbs EPA’s ability to fight climate change – CNN

CNN  —  The Supreme Court curbed the Environmental Protection Agency’s ability to broadly regulate carbon emissions from existing power plants, a major defeat for the Biden administration’s attempts to slash emissions at a moment when scientists are sounding alarms about…

Politics

Children aren’t the future: where have all the young climate activists gone? | Eleanor Salter

Between 2016 and 2020, children were the vital force at the centre of the climate movement. Youth strikers organised record-breaking mass mobilisations and protests between geography and double maths. In the US, young people from the Sunrise Movement occupied Nancy…

G7 ‘climate club’ to tackle global warming amid criticism of fossil fuel ‘loophole’ – SBS News

Releasing their final communique, G7 leaders announced a “climate club” will be launched by the end of the year with the aim of speeding up efforts to tackle global warming. Civil society groups said they wanted to see more ambition,…

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