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Humble inhaler that causes global warming: Drugs giant reveals the devices are biggest emissions – Daily Mail

They are small, apparently harmless devices carried by millions in case of emergency but drugs giant GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) has revealed its asthma inhalers are its biggest single source of greenhouse gas emissions. The British pharmaceutical giant said an astonishing 45…

Every rise in global warming matters; time to act now – Gulf Times

Long-term shifts in temperatures and weather patterns indicate climate change, which can affect our health, ability to grow food, housing, safety and livelihood. Some of us are already more vulnerable to climate impacts, such as those living in small island…

Australian climate action rated Highly Insufficient by Climate Action Tracker

The Climate Action Tracker, in a new report, has highlighted that Australia, in the leadup to the UN Climate Conference in Glasgow (COP26), is one of the climate action emission reduction and policy laggards. It categorised Australia in the Highly…

If we don’t act, climate change could devastate Coachella Valley, too – Desert Sun

“The world will not be destroyed by those who do evil, but by those who watch them without doing anything.” — Albert Einstein A smoky haze often inundates the skies over the Coachella Valley — an arid landscape exacerbated by…

Joint US-EU Press Release on the Global Methane Pledge – Whitehouse.gov

The United States and European Union announced today the Global Methane Pledge, an initiative to reduce global methane emissions to be launched at the UN Climate Change Conference (COP 26) in November in Glasgow.  President Biden and European Commission President…

Fall is getting warmer in Philly. Here’s what that means for trees, ticks, and birds. – The Philadelphia Inquirer

Temperatures climbed well above normal a few days this week in Philadelphia, with Monday and Tuesday spiking eight degrees above the typical high of 80 for this time of year. While temperatures often fluctuate, historical data over the past five…

Blue Carbon Can Help Climate Change “Code Red” – NRDC (Natural Resources Defense Council)

Guest blog written by Tareen R. Haque. Tareen is an undergraduate student at Macaulay Honors College at the City University of New York (CUNY), majoring in Environmental Earth Systems Science. This summer, she worked closely with NRDC’s Latin America team and…

As climate pledges fall short, U.N. predicts globe could warm by catastrophic 2.7 degrees Celsius – The Washington Post

Alok Sharma, the British government minister who will serve as president of the meeting in Glasgow, said in a statement: “This report is clear: ambitious climate action can avoid the most devastating effects of climate change, but only if all…

Biden, world leaders push climate action, vow methane cuts – Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden tried on Friday to hammer out the world’s next steps against rapidly worsening climate change with a small group of other global leaders and announced a new U.S.-European pledge to cut climate-wrecking methane leaks….

The planet is on a ‘catastrophic’ global warming path, UN report shows – Henry Herald

The planet is careening toward warming of 2.7 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels — far above what scientists say the world should be targeting — according to a report on global emissions targets by the UN Framework Convention on Climate…

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