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‘Obscene’ Wind Farm Subsidies Exposed By New Data

The Global Warming Policy Forum has condemned what it called the “obscenity” of wind farm subsidies and has called for a complete rethink of energy policy. GWPF research has shown that just six offshore wind farms are now sharing £1.6…

Learning From California’s Ambitious Climate Policy – Center For American Progress

Introduction and summary Subscribe to InProgress California has long been synonymous with effective climate policy. Beginning in 2001, the Golden State established its first voluntary emissions reporting program under Gov. Gray Davis (D). Subsequently, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger (R) built on…

Annotated Bibliography: Synthetic Turf and Climate, health, biodiversity and microplastics pollution issues

Increasing use of synthetic surfaces and synthetic turf is problematic for Several reasons.  Synthetic turf is: Derived from fossil fuel petrochemical industry Produces greenhouse gas emissions during manufacturing and as it degrades Increases landfill at end of life Produces micro-plastic…

Green Investing: How to Align Your Portfolio With the Paris Agreement – Visual Capitalist

With many countries and companies formalizing commitments to meeting the Paris Agreement carbon emissions reduction goals, the pressure to decarbonize is on. A common commitment from organizations is a “net-zero” pledge to both reduce and balance carbon emissions with carbon…

Executives Call for Deep Emission Cuts to Combat Climate Change – The New York Times

WASHINGTON — More than 300 businesses, including Google, McDonalds and Walmart, are pushing the Biden administration to nearly double the United States’ target for cuts to planet-warming emissions ahead of an April 22 global summit on climate change. In a…

How AI is Contributing to Global Warming and What it Can Learn from Bitcoin – Security Boulevard

After Tesla announced it was buying 1.5 billion dollars of Bitcoin and would start accepting Bitcoin for purchases in the near future, the cryptocurrency’s value shot up dramatically. Not surprisingly, media outlets throughout the world have covered the story extensively…

Biden’s Hidden Energy Tax Punishes The Poor, The Middle-Class

The climate change provisions in President Biden’s “Infrastructure” Plan will cost American households $1,400 each year. Last Wednesday, Mr. Biden tried to defend raising taxes to help pay for his $2.65 trillion plan, saying he’s “not trying to punish anyone…

‘The Science’ Isn’t Settled, Only The Spin. Here’s Why

What is it about “climate change” that makes it so different from everything else? It divides families, friendships, and political parties, it has brought media and campus self-censorship and classroom propaganda. Minds close over, spooked. To question any aspect is…

Warming homogenizes apparent temperature sensitivity of ecosystem respiration – Science Advances

INTRODUCTION Terrestrial ecosystem respiration (Re), the sum of autotrophic respiration from primary producers and heterotrophic respiration from consumers and detritivores, represents a fundamental biospheric function and plays a major role in the global carbon cycle and growth rate of atmospheric…

Study calls for urgent climate change action to secure global food supply

(Curtin University) New Curtin University-led research has found climate change will have a substantial impact on global food production and health if no action is taken by consumers, food industries, government, and international bodies.