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The EU’s war on palm oil is about protectionism, not global warming – The Hill

The headline is that Europe is waging a war on palm oil. But it’s so much bigger than that. To hear Brussels tell it, palm oil contributes to deforestation and global warming, and thus runs afoul of “public morals” in…

Global ‘stilling’: Is climate change slowing down the wind? | Greenbiz – GreenBiz

Last year, from summer into fall, much of Europe experienced what’s known as a “wind drought.” Wind speeds in many places slowed about 15 percent below the annual average, and in other places, the drop was even more pronounced. It…

How Methane Leaks Accelerate Global Warming – Insurance Journal

Article 0 Comments Methane leaks have emerged as a top threat to the global climate, with the latest incident involving two Russian gas pipelines under the Baltic Sea that are at the heart of an energy crisis since Russia invaded…

Explainer: How methane leaks accelerate global warming – Reuters.com

Sept 27 (Reuters) – Methane leaks have emerged as a top threat to the global climate, with the latest incident involving two Russian gas pipelines under the Baltic Sea that are at the heart of an energy crisis since Russia…

Global Warming Will Fuel More Frequent, Severe And Longer-Lasting Droughts, Study Finds – Forbes

Topline As much as the entire population in Brazil, China, Egypt, Ethiopia and Ghana will be exposed to a severe drought lasting more than a year over a 30-year period if global temperatures rise by 3 degrees Celsius, according to…

Explainer: How methane leaks accelerate global warming – Reuters

Sept 27 (Reuters) – Methane leaks have emerged as a top threat to the global climate, with the latest incident involving two Russian gas pipelines under the Baltic Sea that are at the heart of an energy crisis since Russia…

Most governments miss UN deadline to improve climate plans – Climate Home News

Almost all the world’s governments have failed to improve their climate plans this year, breaking a promise made at last year’s climate summit in Glasgow, UK. At Cop26, all countries agreed to “revisit and strengthen” their 2030 climate plans, to…

Senate Votes to Ratify the Kigali Amendment, Joining 137 Nations in an Effort to Curb Global Warming – InsideClimate News

With rare, bipartisan support including a phalanx of Republican lawmakers, the U.S. Senate voted 69-27 Wednesday in favor of ratifying a key international climate agreement that will significantly curb global warming and, climate advocates say, could serve as a springboard…

Global climate change protests demand compensation ahead of COP27 – Reuters

Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register BRUSSELS, Sept 23 (Reuters) – Young activists rallied for climate action on Friday, staging protests from New Zealand and Japan to Germany and the Democratic Republic of Congo to demand that…

Mimicking Mao: The West Takes A Forced Green Leap Forward

The green movement’s rush to transform the energy economy while ignoring the laws of nature and economics calls to mind China’s ruinous Great Leap Forward. By 1957, Mao Zedong had grown impatient with his country’s slow industrial development relative to…

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