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No storm in a teacup as research finds climate change threatens future of the British cuppa – Sky News

Climate change could be about to impact a British institution – by changing the taste of a cup of tea, research has warned. Extreme weather and rising temperatures could affect both the amount of land available for growing tea and…

Standard Chartered accused of hypocrisy over climate change – Financial Times

Standard Chartered has been accused of hypocrisy on climate change by an influential pressure group, which warned the bank will be the target of shareholder action unless it tightens its fossil-fuel lending policies. Market Forces, an activist environmental group that…

Climate change likely to worsen despite worldwide pledges to cut carbon emissions, report finds – FOX 29 News Philadelphia

Biden, Harris speak at climate summit on Earth Day President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris opened Earth Day’s climate summit, with an ambitious pledge to cut by at least one-half the climate-wrecking coal and petroleum fumes that America…

Climate Change Resilience: Northern Red Sea Corals Pass Heat Stress Test With Flying Colors – SciTechDaily

The aquarium system in which scientists submitted Northern red sea corals to various temperatures. Credit: Maoz Fine EPFL scientists are beginning to understand why corals in the Gulf of Aqaba, along with their symbiotic algae and bacteria, resist higher temperatures…

Thousands protest for stronger action on climate change in France – CGTN

A protester holding a sign that says “there is no vaccine against global warming” in Nantes, France. /AFP/ Sebastien Salom-Gomis A protester holding a sign that says “there is no vaccine against global warming” in Nantes, France. /AFP/ Sebastien Salom-Gomis…

Thousands protest in French cities in fight against climate change | TheHill – The Hill

Thousands of demonstrators took to the streets of Paris and other French cities on Sunday to call for stronger action against man-made climate change. Reports of the demonstrations on social media indicated that protesters marched in Paris, Nancy, Toulouse, Rennes, Lyon,…

U.S. Donation Kicks Off Landmine Clearing in One of the Largest Conservation Areas in the World

A new project to demine seven million square meters of land, including a critical area inside the largest contiguous wildlife area in the world, is underway, thanks to a grant from the U.S. Government. Removing the landmines laid four decades ago will help protect African species such as elephants, pangolins, and lions in a wildlife […]

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Bill Caplan has way to fight climate change — now – The Riverdale Press

By ETHAN STARK-MILLER The debate over the existence of man-made climate change is all but settled — 97 percent of climate scientists agree on this, according to NASA. And for the past few years, many policymakers — especially of the…

Editorial: A surprising source of support arises in the climate change fight – STLtoday.com

{{featured_button_text}} Restrictions on methane emissions are being restored by Congress. 123rf By the Editorial Board One of the most pernicious contributors to global warming is methane gas, a byproduct of petroleum production that often escapes when producers aren’t required to…