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Guest editorial: World leaders still failing to fully address a worsening climate – Ventura County Star

“Blah, blah, blah.” So goes Greta Thunberg’s dismissal of the politicians’ promises early on at the COP26 climate summit in Glasgow, Scotland. Fair enough — when you’ve immersed yourself in the details and complexities of the global heating crisis, it remains crystal…

Demand-side solutions to climate change mitigation consistent with high levels of well-being – Nature.com

1. Mundaca, L., Ürge-Vorsatz, D. & Wilson, C. Demand-side approaches for limiting global warming to 1.5 °C. Energy Effic. 12, 343–362 (2019). Google Scholar  2. Bajželj, B. et al. Importance of food-demand management for climate mitigation. Nat. Clim. Change 4, 924–929…

Energy Sec. Under Fire For Favoring EV Co. She Owned Stock In, Was Board Member

President Joe Biden’s Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm is the subject of an ethics complaint about promoting, in her role as a member of the executive branch, an electric bus company she sat on the board of and held over a…

Dear ‘The Economist’, climate change is a global predicament – Livemint

Later we are told how vested interests that include millions like Mihir “whose lives are mixed up in fossil fuels purely through force of circumstance” are likely to slow down the process of cutting down carbon emissions. In its weekly…

We All Must Rise to the Challenge of Climate Change – UT News – UT News | The University of Texas at Austin

We’re feeling the impacts of climate change all around us. Rising temperatures are changing our landscapes and livelihoods. The Great Barrier Reef is suffering from thermal stress that contributes to coral bleaching — more than half of the reef’s coral…

Commentary: We must rise to climate change challenge – San Antonio Express-News

We’re feeling the impacts of climate change. In July, floods severely affected several European countries. Globally, eight of the world’s 10 largest cities are near a coast. And in the U.S., almost 40 percent of the population lives in coastal…

Build Back Better And The Coming Onslaught Of ‘Greenflation’

After months of telling American consumers that the inflation before their eyes was transitory or just a high-class problem, the Biden administration has finally conceded that prices are indeed on the rise. Unfortunately, the renewable energy provisions within the president’s ‘Build Back Better’ reconciliation…

House Passes the Largest Expenditure on Climate in U.S. History – The New York Times

WASHINGTON — The United States took a major step toward fighting climate change Friday with passage through the House of Representatives of a $2.2 trillion spending bill that includes the largest expenditures ever made by the federal government to slow…

Analysis: Could making climate change a rights issue help boost action? – Reuters

Climate change increasingly seen as basic rights issue Lawsuits invoking human rights gather pace worldwide U.N. resolution hailed as potential trigger for action Nov 17 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – There are no words for “climate change” in the language of…

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