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Will there be significant action against climate change in 2022? – The Economist

Jan 3rd 2022 AFTER A major UN climate summit, momentum behind climate policy often falters. But will that happen in 2022 in the wake of COP26? Climate cooperation is leading to some unlikely alliances and new reports on the impact…

How climate change is affecting the wine and champagne supply – Yahoo News

On 60 Minutes Sunday night, correspondent Lesley Stahl visited Europe to find out how climate change and global warming is affecting the wine and champagne supply. “What are the signs of global warming,” asked Stahl. “Glaciers are melting at an…

The Civil Beat Editorial Board Interview: UH Climate Expert Chip Fletcher – Honolulu Civil Beat

Editor’s note: The Civil Beat Editorial Board and reporters spoke with Chip Fletcher, associate dean for academic affairs at the School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology at the University of Hawaii Manoa. He is also chairman of Honolulu’s Climate…

Keeping Active Can Reduce the Risk of Dementia, Scientists Find

Older adults who participate in a variety of different activities are able to reduce their risk of developing dementia, according to a new study. The team at Simon Fraser University found that engaging in a combination of hobbies, such as light exercise and connecting with loved ones, can reduce memory decline in adults between the […]

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It’s Been a Bad Week for Build Back Better. Here’s What It Means. – The New York Times

Senator Joe Manchin III may have single-handedly torpedoed President Biden’s climate change and social spending bill this week when he announced that he would not support the measure. That’s because the Senate is evenly split and Mr. Manchin, a West…

The Amazon is the Planet’s Counterweight to Global Warming, a Place of Stupefying Richness Under Rel… – InsideClimate News

Photography by Larry C. Price This article is part of a series produced in partnership with NBC News and Undark Magazine, a non-profit, editorially independent digital magazine exploring the intersection of science and society. TRAIRÃO, Brazil—Jaim Teixeira surveys his property from…

Climate Change an ‘Emerging Threat’ to U.S. Financial Stability, Regulators Say – The New York Times

WASHINGTON — Federal regulators warned for the first time in an annual report to Congress on Friday that climate change was an “emerging threat” to the U.S. financial system, laying out how the costs associated with more hurricanes, wildfires and…

Africa Cannot Confront Climate Change Alone by Kristalina Georgieva & Félix Tshisekedi – Project Syndicate

KINSHASA – Africa contributes almost nothing to global warming. Its 1.4 billion people – around 17% of the global population – are responsible for less than 3% of the world’s total greenhouse-gas emissions. Moreover, data suggest that the forests of…

Google Pledged to Remove Ads From Climate Denial Sites, but Many Still Run – The New York Times

Ahead of last month’s United Nations global climate summit, Google, the world’s biggest provider of ads online, made a big announcement: It would stop placing ads on sites that deny the scientific consensus on climate change. Banned from profiting from…

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