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Why Big Business Loves Global Warming – Capital Research Center

If you listen to liberals at the New York Times, you might think that climate change is a rapidly growing issue captivating Republicans. In 2017, the Times editorial board gushed that the Climate Leadership Council (CLC)—a supposedly conservative group pushing…

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EPA: International reports contradict Wheeler’s climate message

EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler used a trip to Israel this week to test the Trump administration’s messaging on climate change to a global audience — but new emissions figures are likely to undercut his rosy argument.

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ENERGY TRANSITIONS: Offshore wind companies team up to appease fishing industry

Five offshore wind developers released a joint plan this morning to coordinate turbine placement in the shallow waters off New England, in a bid to ease fishermen’s concerns and win over federal regulators.

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ACTIVISM: Jane Fonda is ready for her last close-up

The actress and political activist is leading a cast of older celebrities into the spotlight to demand action on climate change. Environmentalists say it shows the breadth of a movement that’s increasingly being driven by younger people.

Exoplanet axis study boosts hopes of complex life, just not next door

(Georgia Institute of Technology) There’s new hope that we aren’t alone in the universe, that advanced beings may exist on exoplanets. But they’re probably not close by, says a new study on the stability of planetary tilts — and orbits — needed to encourage the evolution of complex life.

What climate change will look like over the next decade – Business Insider

In the last few years, we’ve seen record-breaking temperatures, intense hurricanes and wildfires, and unprecedented ice melt. All of these are predicted consequences of climate change and are expected to get worse in the coming years. Addressing this threat in…

Lakes are a climate change ‘ticking time bomb’, warn scientists – The Telegraph

Freshwater lakes have been identified as a potential “ticking time bomb” amid fears greenhouse gases contained in the water could double as a result of climate change, scientists have warned. A University of Cambridge study found that after adding to the…

Pope Francis Wants ‘Ecological Sin’ Added To Catholic Catechism

When you think of sin, what kinds of things come to mind? Murder? Greed? Using a plastic straw? Pope Francis has made a proposal: Add “ecological sin” to the list of wrongdoings in the Catechism of the Catholic Church. At…