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Summer in America is becoming hotter, longer and more dangerous – The Washington Post

July 2, 2022 at 11:16 a.m. EDT Western region +2.7ºF Central +1.3ºF Eastern +1.5ºF Southern +1.3ºF Summer average temperature change 2017-2021 vs. 1971-2000 Western region +2.7ºF Central +1.3ºF Eastern +1.5ºF Southern +1.3ºF Summer average temperature change 2017-2021 vs. 1971-2000 Central…

You Can Spot Climate Change in Old Restaurant Menus – The Atlantic

City of Vancouver Archives Vancouver, British Columbia, is nothing short of a seafood paradise. Situated at the mouth of the formerly salmon-rich Fraser River, the city overlooks Vancouver Island to the west, and beyond that, the open Pacific Ocean. Long…

Climate change, hurricanes, and their toll on municipal credit – Bond Buyer

Analysts expect climate change, combined with the political realities of either addressing the effects of it or not, will have increasing impacts on municipal credit in the coming years. Droughts, fires, flooding, changed temperature patterns, reduced snow cover, and higher…

Climate Friday | Climate change tough on your AC and your wallet – WTOL

If you compare your summer electric bills to those from past years, you can see for yourself the relationship between cooling degree days and electricity cost. TOLEDO, Ohio — Have you cranked up the air conditioning this summer? You’re not…

How the Supreme Court’s EPA ruling makes global warming Austin’s problem – Axios

The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday imposed major constraints on the breadth of the EPA’s authority to limit carbon emissions from power plants. Why it matters: By making it harder for the White House to take aggressive action on climate…

The Pandemic Showed We Totally CAN Limit Global Warming. Here’s How – ScienceAlert

With researchers warning that limiting global warming to 1.5 °C is fast slipping from our grasp, we know it will take a mammoth effort to reach. But the scale of emissions reductions required is actually something we have already achieved before…

Supremes Deal Biden’s Climate Agenda Serious Blow With EPA Ruling

The Supreme Court dealt a significant blow to the Biden administration’s climate change agenda, ruling Thursday that the Environmental Protection Agency cannot pass sweeping regulations that could overhaul entire industries without additional congressional approval. The 6-3 decision limits how far…

How Businesses Can Hold Their Banks Accountable on Climate Change – HBR.org Daily

Companies are under scrutiny for how major banks that they partner with are financing carbon-intensive projects. How can companies wishing to be “green” respond? One solution is to switch to a low-carbon bank if possible. But a better hope is…

Hints of a derecho-climate change link, ten years after 2012 storm – The Washington Post

Placeholder while article actions load A decade ago, “derecho” — the term used to describe a fast-moving, extensive, enduring and violent complex of thunderstorms — was launched into the national spotlight when destructive storms swept from the Midwest to the…

Why West Virginia Vs. EPA Could Be A Much Bigger Decision Than Roe

Believe it or not, overturning Roe v. Wade may not be the Supreme Court’s most dramatic decision this year. Instead, its ruling on West Virginia vs. the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) could prove far more consequential. It could literally upend…

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