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Gore Lobbies Biden To Kill Another Pipeline, Spend Billions On Green Schemes

Former Vice President Al Gore privately urged President Joe Biden to keep hundreds of billions of spending to subsidize green industries and even kill another proposed oil pipeline. Gore called Biden personally and demanded that he include billions of climate…

Steven Klafka: Airport expansion fuels global warming | Opinion | –

Dear Editor: It was ironic news that Madison had secured the nation’s first electric fire engine while at the same time the county airport announced its $85 million expansion. We hope the fire engine will help us reduce greenhouse gas…

IPBES/IPCC: Tackling the biodiversity and climate crises together, and their combined social impacts

(Terry Collins Assoc) The Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) and the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) launch a peer-reviewed report based on a 4-day virtual workshop on addressing the biodiversity and climate crises together involving 50 jointly-selected international experts.

Researchers say global warming is reducing oxygen levels in lakes – SlashGear

Researchers published a new study that found oxygen levels in the temperate freshwater lakes worldwide are declining faster than in the oceans. Scientists say that the trend is driven mainly by climate change and threatens freshwater biodiversity and the quality…

Global warming driving oxygen losses in Earth’s freshwater lakes – UPI News

June 1 (UPI) — As Earth’s climate continues to warm, oxygen supplies in freshwater lakes across the planet are steadily dwindling. According to a new study, published Wednesday in the journal Nature, surface level oxygen levels in major freshwater lakes…

Seeking sustainable solutions for the global challenge of safe drinking water

(University of Pittsburgh) Harmful bacteria can find their way into the water we consume despite treatment prior to distribution. In the face of water scarcity and aging infrastructure, there is a need for innovative, affordable, and portable solutions to sustainably provide safe drinking water across the globe.Engineering researchers from the University of Pittsburgh will use a $500K CAREER award from the NSF to create a sustainable material design framework to mitigate pathogen exposure in this invaluable resource.

Biden EPA Updates Its ‘Climate Change Indicators’ Disinformation Website

It appears that sometime last month the EPA provided a major update of what it calls its “climate change indicators.” The EPA’s web page for this is headed “Climate Change Indicators in the United States,” with the subheading “Climate Change…

Only 17 percent of free-flowing rivers are protected, new research shows

(Northern Arizona University) The research, published in special issue of Sustainability that was co-edited by NAU researchers, demonstrates that biodiversity commitments will be key to global freshwater protection.