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3 climate takeaways from the GOP speaker meltdown – E&E News

The Republican brawl over whom to elect House speaker hasn’t changed anything about climate policy — yet. But the chaos this week has underscored concerns that the new Congress is ill-equipped to address global warming. And though the short-term impact…

Doom isn’t inevitable: My top 10 climate lessons from 2022 – Los Angeles Times

This is the Dec. 29, 2022, edition of Boiling Point, a weekly newsletter about climate change and the environment in California and the American West. Sign up here to get it in your inbox. Another year gone by. Another 365…

From Climate Exhortation to Climate Execution – The New Yorker

There are about a hundred and forty million homes in the United States. Two-thirds, or about eighty-five million, of them are detached single-family houses; the rest are apartment units or trailer homes. That’s what American prosperity looks like: since the…

Op-Ed: Climate change efforts won’t work if they exclude people with disabilities – Los Angeles Times

At last month’s United Nations climate negotiations in Egypt, disability activists urged governments to include people with disabilities in their plans to address climate change. In response, the member states adopted an “overarching decision” and a climate action plan that…

Information on climate change in college textbooks is meager, study finds – The Washington Post

Comment on this story Comment Gift Article Evidence is mounting fast of the devastating consequences of climate change on the planet, but college textbooks are not keeping up. A study released Wednesday found that most college biology textbooks published in…

Museums Of Vandalism, Doomsayers, And Climate Catastrophe

It is probably fair to say that the last few months in the life of the average gallery attendant have become a little more challenging than usual. A role that ordinarily requires spending hours on end in largely silent rooms…

What Are the Solutions to Climate Change? – NRDC (Natural Resources Defense Council)

Jump to section: Technicians from Solaris Energy carry out the first-annual servicing and cleaning on a heat pump that was installed into a house originally built in the 1930s, in Folkestone, United Kingdom. Andrew Aitchison / In pictures via Getty…

Counterintuitive: Large wild herbivores may help slow climate change – Mongabay.com

Large animals, especially herbivores such as elephants, are often seen as being destructive of vegetation, so are not thought of as a nature-based climate solution. Scientists are proving otherwise. By removing living and dead plants, large animals dispose of material…

The outsize role of billionaires in charting the path on climate – The Washington Post

Comment on this story Comment Gift Article correction A previous version of this article had two different figures listed as Jeff Bezos’s net worth. According to Forbes, his net worth on Dec. 12 was $113 billion. This version has been…

Republicans in Congress will save the world by tackling climate change – Houston Chronicle

Climate denial is no longer an option, though, and McCarthy recognizes global warming. Wielding the speaker’s gavel, he has the power to turn his party from the world’s foremost blocker of progress to an important voice for free-market solutions. The…

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