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Decade-long drought turns Chilean lake to desert as global warming changes weather patterns – ABC News

Once the main water source for the city of Valparaiso, the Peñuelas reservoir in central Chile has now all but disappeared. Key points: Chile’s Peñuelas Lake has almost entirely dried up after more than a decade of drought Academics say that…

Exxon Mobil is at a crossroads as climate crisis spurs clean energy transition – CNBC

Exxon Mobil is one of the most consequential and profitable companies in U.S. history. For more than a hundred years, the company’s oil and gas have helped power the global economy. But the Exxon Mobil of today faces the seemingly…

No Surprise: Biden Got The Energy Disaster He Campaigned On

Trying to limit the political damage of skyrocketing gasoline prices, the Biden administration on Sunday trotted out Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm. They’d have been better off if she’d gone to Mass. Appearing on CNN’s “State of the Union,” Ms. Granholm…

From Small To Large, Gas Drilling Projects Resurrected Across Europe

Besides diversification, saving energy, or pushing for renewables, some countries have opted to expand existing gas drilling sites or exploit unused reserves as the EU prepares to end its dependency on Russian gas. While the European Commission has shared three…

Climate change is taking a big toll on US citizens — virtually all of them – ZME Science

The vast majority of US adults have been personally affected by extreme weather events in the past five years, triggering serious health and financial problems as well as property damage, according to a new nationwide survey. And this could be…

Arctic sea ice June 2022 – why the situation is so dangerous

Arctic sea ice extent has fallen strongly in June 2022. On June 19, 2022, Arctic sea ice extent was among the lowest on record for the time of year, as illustrated by above image, adapted from the National Snow and…

Climate change: ‘Space Bubble’ shield could block sun’s rays – World Economic Forum

MIT researchers are exploring the possibility of floating frozen bubbles made of a thin film above Earth to reflect the sun’s rays, called ‘Space Bubbles’. This is a variation on the common geoengineering idea of a solar shield, which blocks…

Global warming increases frequency of lightning strikes: Study – The Indian Express

Global warming can cause more lightning incidents as every rise in surface temperature by 1 degree Celsius may lead to a rise in the frequency of lightning events by 12 per cent, a study has found. A study by Murari…

Most suburban residents believe climate change is happening, but fewer worry about it, study shows – Daily Herald

The majority of Chicago’s suburban residents believe that climate change is happening. But fewer people are actually worried about the phenomenon, and even fewer believe that global warming will harm them personally, according to a study out of the Yale…

The surprising story of ‘warming stripes’ – The New York Times

June 21 is Show Your Stripes Day. Stripes, as in warming stripes, a popular way to visualize global warming trends over the last 150 years. You’ll find warming stripes on face masks (see my Twitter profile), on scarves (Blackrock’s chief…

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