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Green Elitism And Boneheaded Elites Behind Farmer Crackdowns

Farmers in the Netherlands reduced nitrogen pollution by nearly 70%. But the government says that is not enough and is demanding that they cut pollution by another 50% by 2030. By the Dutch government’s own estimates, 11,200 farms out of the…

Bad Weather, Not Climate Change, Is Affecting Key European Crops

A search of Google news for the phrase “climate change,” today turns up a story in Trade Finance Global (TFG) that claims climate change is harming key European crops, exacerbating a food crisis created by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. This…

How climate change spurs megadroughts – Grist

On an afternoon in late June, the San Luis Reservoir — a 9-mile lake about an hour southeast of San Jose, California — shimmered in 102-degree heat. A dusty, winding trail led down into flatlands newly created by the shrinking…

Impact of Global Warming on Jammu and Kashmir – Kashmir Reader

Temperature of the region has increased by 1.2 degree Celsius over the last century, higher than the global average of 0.8 to 0.9 degree Celsius Global warming is the long-term warming of the planet’s overall temperature. Though this warming trend…

Common Weed May Be ‘Super Plant’ That Holds Key to Drought-Resistant Crops

A drought-proof weed may hold the key to feeding the world, according to new research. The common plant known as purslane, harbors important clues about how to create valuable drought-resistant crops. Yale scientists describe how Portulaca oleracea integrates two distinct metabolic pathways to create a novel type of photosynthesis that enables the weed to endure […]

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Legalized marijuana is a global warming nightmare – Washington Examiner

Leaders in the Democratic Party are backing legislation to reduce carbon emissions. Some of them are also sponsoring bills that would expand the cannabis industry, ranging from the MORE Act to the Safe Banking Act and now the Cannabis Administration…

15 Powerful Ted Talks on Climate Change You Need to Watch – EARTH.ORG

Since 1984, the nonprofit organisation TED has been devoted to spreading ideas, usually in the form of short, powerful talks that cover topics ranging from science and business to global issues in more than 100 languages. In recent years, several…

Why Louisville Metro Council is smarter than SCOTUS on global warming – Forward Kentucky

A tale of two cities can be told about last month’s U.S. Supreme Court decision throwing out the Environmental Protection Agency’s plan to protect the environment from global warming. It’s the worst of times in Washington, D.C. The Supreme Court’s…

Chasing Methane: Why Curbing Methane Emissions Is Crucial To Fighting Climate Change – IndiaSpend

Mumbai: Methane, the second most abundant greenhouse gas after carbon dioxide (CO2), is 28 times more powerful than CO2 at warming the atmosphere, and is responsible for almost a quarter of global warming. About 50% of methane emissions globally are…

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