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Can Phoenix, the hottest city in America, survive climate change? – Yahoo News

PHOENIX — On the downtown streets in America’s hottest city the temperature has hit 109 degrees Fahrenheit. It’s 1 o’clock in the afternoon in late June and the sidewalks are mostly empty, but an elderly woman carrying an umbrella passes…

Opinion: Davos Was a Case Study in How Not to Talk About Climate Change – Undark Magazine

Science has a resistance to ill-founded assertions embedded deep in its bones. Carl Sagan called this “baloney detection.” But in the face of climate change, arguably our largest science-related crisis, these baloney detection capabilities haven’t kept our leaders honest. Consider…

Media Cling To False Claim Climate Change Is Making Heatwaves Worse

Citing research from the group World Weather Attribution, New Scientist, Reuters, The Guardian, and other media outlets have published stories claiming climate change is making heatwaves and other extreme weather events more severe. Data falsifies this claim. Attribution studies based…

World methane emissions are heading in the wrong direction, study says – The Washington Post

Placeholder while article actions load Kayrros, a firm that analyzes satellite data, says methane emissions from fossil fuels have intensified, rising faster than the rebound in oil, gas and coal production since the easing of the coronavirus pandemic — a…

Young activists dismiss ‘vague’ G7 climate pledges at summit – Reuters.com

A general view of G7 leaders meeting with outreach guests for the working session of the G7 leaders’ summit at the Bavarian resort of Schloss Elmau, near Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany, June 27, 2022. REUTERS/Lukas Barth/Pool Register now for FREE unlimited access…

Fight over Damages Threatens to Derail Climate Negotiations – Scientific American

CLIMATEWIRE | Less than six months before world leaders gather in Egypt for the next round of global climate talks, officials have made little progress in addressing one of the most contentious points of negotiations — support for countries that…

Cause of flooding concrete structures, not global warming: Experts – Hurriyet Daily News

ISTANBUL Concrete jungle and unplanned urbanization are the reasons for floodings witnessed in various provinces, including the capital Ankara where three people died and a man went missing due to flash floods, meteorologists have said. “We saw ‘June rains’ in…

Climate leaders gather at Overshoot Commission for action – The Washington Post

Placeholder while article actions load After world leaders made lofty promises in the fall to move faster to combat climate change, the months since have brought steady reminders of why following through on those pledges is critical — and why…

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