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Governors Using Taxpayer Covid Dollars To Fight ‘Climate Change’

States across the country have budget surpluses, including federal coronavirus stimulus payments, and many governors are using the money for projects to fight so-called climate change. The excess cash is also from tax collection and post-lockdown consumer spending, and governors…

Guest Opinion: Class and climate change: A wealth tax would justifiably target carbon-indulgent Boulder – Boulder Daily Camera

By Tom Mayer Informed people know a lot about climate change. They are probably familiar with national differences in greenhouse gas emissions. They may know that North America is responsible for 27%, Europe is responsible for 22%, and China is…

Anti-Fracking Boulder Advises Residents To Bundle Up As Heating Costs Soar

The city of Boulder, a haven of anti-fracking activism, offered tips Monday to residents struggling with rising home-heating prices amid a global natural-gas shortage. The city’s website warned that residential natural gas bills are expected to increase this year by…

2021’s biggest climate and weather disasters cost the US $145 billion – Virginia Mercury

By Stacy Morford, The Conversation The disasters just kept coming in 2021, from Hurricane Ida’s destruction across Louisiana and the Northeast to devastating wildfires in the West and damaging storms, tornadoes and floods. Nearly half the U.S. was in drought,…

Biden Consoles Residents in Fire-Ravaged Colorado

Mr. Manchin did say this week that “there’s a lot of good things” in the climate investments in the legislation, although he added that talks with the White House on the entire package had hit a standstill. Mr. Manchin has…

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‘We can’t ignore reality’: Colorado fires highlight urgency of US climate legislation

Joe Biden ended his tour of neighborhoods devastated by Colorado’s most destructive blaze by emphasizing the link between America’s escalating wildfires and the global climate crisis, saying that the US can “no longer ignore the reality” of weather conditions that…

Biden says wildfires are ‘supercharged’ by global warming – Fox News

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! President Biden said Friday massive wildfires like the one that swept across parts of Colorado last week are being fueled by global warming. President Biden speaks, flanked by first lady Jill Biden,…

Here’s How Climate Change and Covid Are Transforming Skiing – The New York Times

STEVENS PASS, Wash. — Skiing is an endangered sport, caught between a warming planet and a global pandemic. But there’s a boom in one corner of the ski world that’s being driven, at least in part, by a combination of…

‘Don’t Look Up’ Illustrates 5 Myths that Fuel Rejection of Science – Scientific American

The following essay is reprinted with permission from The Conversation, an online publication covering the latest research. Every disaster movie seems to open with a scientist being ignored. “Don’t Look Up” is no exception—in fact, people ignoring or flat out denying scientific…

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