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Alarmed by climate change | | bedfordgazette.com – bedfordgazette.com

New results from a long-running public opinion survey show that about 1 in 3 Americans is now “alarmed” by global warming. Is it any wonder, given the horrific onslaught of fires, floods, heat waves and other climate disasters we’ve experienced…

Editorial: 1 in 3 Americans now ‘alarmed’ by climate change. Why aren’t our leaders? – Los Angeles Times

New results from a long-running public opinion survey show that about 1 in 3 Americans is now “alarmed” by global warming. Is it any wonder, given the horrific onslaught of fires, floods, heat waves and other climate disasters we’ve experienced…

Biden’s Bid To Scrap Trump-Era Expansion Of Drilling Riles Alaskans, GOP

The Biden administration delivered another hit to domestic oil-and-gas production amid soaring energy prices by reversing the Trump-era move to open up millions of acres to drilling in Alaska, drawing rebukes Tuesday from outraged Republicans. The Bureau of Land Management…

Biden To Place More Restrictions On Oil And Gas Leasing In Alaska

The Interior Department’s Bureau of Land Management intends to block leasing on a large share of oil- and gas-rich federal lands in Alaska, a move that accords with the Biden administration’s strategy of scaling back fossil fuel production in an…

US Emissions Spiked In 2021 As Coal Makes A Comeback

Greenhouse gas emissions in the U.S. surged in 2021, even as President Joe Biden pursued an aggressive environmental agenda to stave off climate change. Overall, carbon emissions ticked up 6.2% in 2021 as the American economy largely opened, according to…

Biden’s Fuel Afflictions: The New Year Forecasts More Gasoline Pains

That government exists to better the lives of its citizens is self-evident. Happiness can be an elusive pursuit, of course, and leaders are no less likely to zig when they should have zagged than the imperfect folks who choose them….

A Dirt Cheap Climate Change Solution? Common Clay Materials May Help Curb Methane Emissions – SciTechDaily

A team of researchers at MIT has come up with a promising approach to controlling methane emissions and removing it from the air, using an inexpensive and abundant type of clay called zeolite. In this image, the zeolite, depicted as…

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‘We can’t ignore reality’: Colorado fires highlight urgency of US climate legislation

Joe Biden ended his tour of neighborhoods devastated by Colorado’s most destructive blaze by emphasizing the link between America’s escalating wildfires and the global climate crisis, saying that the US can “no longer ignore the reality” of weather conditions that…

Clearing the Air: Decarbonization Technologies Take a Giant Step Forward – Columbia University

Clearing the Air: Decarbonization Technologies Take a Giant Step Forward Adapted from a story in the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory 2021 Annual Report.  Peter Kelemen in Oman. Photo: Kevin Krajick Carbon dioxide (CO2) levels today are higher than at any point…

Biden ‘Over-Promised and Under-Delivered’ on Climate. Now, Trouble Looms in 2022. – The New York Times

But cracks in Mr. Biden’s agenda quickly appeared. In June, a federal judge in Louisiana sided with Republican attorneys general from 13 states who argued that Mr. Biden lacked the legal authority to pause new oil and gas leases. As…

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