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Has COP Lost its Luster on Climate Change? Three Ways Japan Can Lead the Fight – JAPAN Forward

The United Nations 27th Climate Change Conference of the Parties, COP27, was held in Egypt and attracted more than 33,000 participants from around the world. Although smaller in number than COP26, held in the United Kingdom last year, the venue…

Equilibrium/Sustainability — Global warming sparking Arctic fire activity – The Hill

An ongoing increase in global temperatures is driving a surge in wildfires across the Arctic permafrost, a new study has found.   In 2019-2020, the Siberian Arctic experienced an unusual number of fires that began to alarm the scientific community, according…

Gates’ climate-tech firm to devote money to climate change adaptation – CNBC

Eric Toone, one half of the investing committee at Breakthrough Energy, speaks to conference attendees at the breakthrough Energy Summit in Seattle on Wednesday October 19, 2022. Photo by Cat Clifford, CNBC SEATTLE — Breakthrough Energy Ventures, the climate-technology investment…

How weathercasters helped change public opinion on climate change – Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists

President Bill Clinton (R) and Vice President Al Gore (L) at an East Room round table event discussing climate change at the White House in July, 1997. STEPHEN JAFFE / AFP via Getty Images. Twenty-five years ago this month, the…

Biden’s Climate Fantasies Hit The Brick Wall Of Politics

The Biden administration’s attempt to lower gasoline prices before the November mid-terms has been both amusing and disappointing. First, the president attributed the run-up in oil and gas prices to Putin’s invasion of Ukraine. Then his government drained about a…

Analysis | Kevin McCarthy weighs future of special committee on climate change – The Washington Post

Comment on this story Comment Gift Article Good morning and welcome to The Climate 202! Today we’re wishing a happy 50th anniversary to the Clean Water Act, which Congress passed on this day in 1972. 🥳  In other news, we’re…

Analysis | This Republican wants to outcompete China on climate change – The Washington Post

Comment on this story Comment Gift Article Good morning and welcome to The Climate 202! We hope you had a great weekend. Today Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm is touring TerraPower’s nuclear research facility north of Seattle, while we’re staying in…

Why ‘Carbon Emissions’ Are Now ‘Climate Pollution’ – WIRED

“Climate pollution,” by contrast, conjures images of billowing smokestacks, putting the culpability back on industry. The pollution lens gels with the idea that the climate crisis requires big-picture solutions from governments and corporations, as more Americans are beginning to understand….

Need to Cut Down on Air-Craft Industry to Contain Global warming!! – The Statesman

Vehicular emission has been considered as the main culprit of air pollution, but not anymore. With the expected passenger rise of 8.2 billion by 2025 and the expected industry revenues of $498 billion by 2022, there is a growing concern…

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