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G7 Nations Take Aggressive Climate Action, But Hold Back on Coal – The New York Times

BRUSSELS — President Biden joined with leaders of the world’s wealthiest nations on Sunday to take action aimed at holding down global temperatures, but failed to set a firm end date on the burning of coal, which is a primary…

PM calls on developed world to support countries vulnerable to climate change – DAWN.com

Prime Minister Imran Khan on Saturday called on the developed world to support those countries vulnerable to climate change and highlighted Pakistan’s contributions towards tackling global warming. The premier was addressing a ceremony in Islamabad to mark World Environment Day….

Extreme Heat Risks May Be Widely Underestimated and Sometimes Left Out of Major Climate Reports – InsideClimate News

While scientists warn with increasing urgency that global warming is sharply increasing the likelihood of deadly heat waves, many regions are doing little to protect vulnerable populations.  Recent research shows that the global death toll from extreme heat is rising,…

MIT unveils a new action plan to tackle the climate crisis

(Massachusetts Institute of Technology) MIT has released an ambitious new plan for action to address the world’s accelerating climate crisis. The plan, titled “Fast Forward: MIT’s Climate Action Plan for the decade,” includes a broad array of new initiatives and significant expansions of existing programs, to address the needs for new technologies, new policies, and new kinds of outreach to bring the Institute’s expertise to bear on this critical global issue.

Exxon oil company blames individuals for climate change, Harvard study finds – Vox.com

To understand why ExxonMobil has been so effective at shaping the US narrative about climate change in the US for some 40 years, look no further than the words of one of the company’s communications strategists, Mobil Vice President of…

Would a phaseout of hydrofluorocarbons avoid half a degree of global warming? – Washington Examiner

In a recent “Daily on Energy” report for the Washington Examiner, Josh Siegel and Abby Smith reported: “This morning, the EPA unveiled a proposal to begin limiting potent greenhouse gas coolants known as hydrofluorocarbons, or HFCs. It’s a significant step…

The Decarbonization Fantasy Versus Reality In Woke-Land

JP Morgan Chase — it’s hard to find a more “woke” company than that one. Under celebrity CEO Jamie Dimon, JPM in its corporate pronouncements consistently positions itself at the most exquisitely correct end of the politically correct spectrum. But…

Johnson, Merkel Urge Economic Powers to Pledge Toward Climate Change – Voice of America

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and German Chancellor Angela Merkel urged the world’s economic powers Thursday not to shy away from serious investments in combating climate change. Merkel hosted the 2021 Petersburg Climate Dialogue, an online conference designed to drive international…

Who Tells the Truth About Climate Change? – The Wall Street Journal

April 23, 2021 2:44 pm ET Illustration: Ken Fallin Regarding Holman W. Jenkins, Jr.’s “The Weekend Interview With Steven Koonin: How a Physicist Became a Climate Truth Teller” (April 17): Politicians want to believe that averages of different climate models…

What ‘energy transition’? Global fossil fuel use is accelerating and set to get even worse – CNBC

Electricity pylons are seen in front of the cooling towers of the coal-fired power station of German energy giant RWE in Weisweiler, western Germany, on January 26, 2021. INA FASSBENDER | AFP | Getty Images LONDON — The world’s dependency…