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Listen to Climate Change Podcasts – The New York Times

Giving climate change a worthy amount of attention can seem a daunting task. The scope of the problem is colossal; the obstacles to equitable solutions myriad. Yet we know the time for ignoring global warming has long passed. This Earth…

How China fits into global climate change – GZERO Media

Want to tackle climate change? If so you’ll have to reach out to China, which is currently responsible for over a quarter of global carbon dioxide emissions. Beijing will certainly take your call, as climate is a huge priority for…

China Gives a Cool Boost to Effort to Reduce Global Warming – NRDC (Natural Resources Defense Council)

President Xi Jinping said that China has decided to accept the Kigali Amendment to the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer earlier today. The announcement, part of a conversation with Chancellor Merkel of Germany and President Macron…

How global warming will hit the coffee market, according to scientists – The Independent

The ongoing climate crisis, induced by global warming, may adversely affect the international coffee market, says a new study. According to scientists, including those from Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK) in Germany, climate change may harshly affect parts…

Connecting California: State’s climate change fight about more than global warming – Desert Sun

California’s fight against climate change isn’t doing all that much to slow climate change. But it should be considered a success anyway.   While California reached its 2020 goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions to 1990 levels, it is lagging in…

Literature Review: Synthetic Turf carbon footprint, environmental, health, microplastics and biodiversity impacts

Hosken Reserve: grass oval used for soccer training, informal reacreation, off-lead dog exercise (Photo by John Englart) Abstract:  The conversion of a grass oval to synthetic turf at Hosken Reserve, Coburg North, is about a failure in transparency and consultation…

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…

In the climate change fight, the Interior Department becomes a battlefield – The Washington Post

The next month, the White House backed away from its initial choice for Interior deputy secretary after Manchin suggested she was too hostile to fossil fuels and declined to meet with her. The senator has declined to comment about the…

A 75-Year-Old Warning About Anyone Who Says ‘Listen To The Science’

On his first day as president, Joe Biden, flanked by a portrait of Ben Franklin, called on the federal government to “advance environmental justice” and “be guided by the best science.” In many ways, Biden’s words came as no surprise….

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…