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Gas-guzzlers have to die to save planet from climate change – Los Angeles Times

The numbers paint a daunting picture. In 2019, consumers worldwide bought 64 million new personal cars and 27 million new commercial motor vehicles, a paltry 2.1 million of which were electric-powered. Climate scientists tell us that we have less than…

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AGRICULTURE: Kenya seeks bids to expand crop cover for climate change

Kenya’s agriculture ministry has opened bids for crop insurance providers to cover more smallholder farmers from the risks and shocks of climate change, under a government program, according to a statement in state-owned MyGov newspaper.

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FINANCE: World’s biggest wealth fund draws dot-com parallel with ESG

For the former hedge-fund boss now running the world’s largest sovereign investment vehicle, there are some obvious parallels between today’s market for sustainable assets, and tech stocks just before the dot-com bubble burst.

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EXTREME WEATHER: Report: Pacific Northwest maps reveal climate inequities

Residents of 152 cities and towns in the Pacific Northwest are particularly vulnerable to climate-fueled wildfires. Residents of 60 other communities are most susceptible to floods. And people living in 75 towns are most liable to suffer — maybe even die — because of heat waves.

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BRAZIL: Bolsonaro visits Amazon jungle state hit by floods

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Wednesday visited the state of Acre, in the Amazon rainforest, where several cities have been submerged in floodwaters, adding yet another challenge for the beleaguered state.

NBC Races To Exploit Texas Crisis To Push Radical Climate Agenda

Over the weekend, NBC’s Today shows on both Saturday and Sunday eagerly tried to exploit the deadly winter weather in Texas to push the Biden administration’s radical climate change agenda. The broadcasts rushed to blame Republicans for power grid failures…

Climate change: The Arctic sea ice retreats, opening shipping lanes – Vox.com

The Arctic is now open for business year-round after a large commercial ship sailed the Northern Sea Route from Jiangsu, China, to a Russian gas plant on the Arctic coast, for the first time ever during the month of February,…

Natural Gas Battles Local Climate Efforts – NPR

Tyler Hollon, who works for a construction company in Utah, says eliminating natural gas from apartment buildings can reduce costs. Hollon’s company now shares its designs and budgets with other builders. “The reason we’re giving it away is to clean…