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Letter: To combat global warming, we should plant more trees – STLtoday.com

{{featured_button_text}} The sun beats down on scaffolding hanging from the UMB Banking tower at the corner of South Broadway and Walnut Street in downtown St. Louis on Aug. 31.  Photo by Colter Peterson, cpeterson@post-dispatch.com Colter Peterson, The article “As cities…

The horror of climate change in the west – Daily Pioneer

Before the fresh Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report stirred all the minds concerned with the future of the planet, the mercury had reached 46.6 °C in the village of Lytton in the province of British Columbia in Canada,…

MBA: Impact of Climate Change on Housing – RisMedia.com

The Mortgage Bankers Association’s (MBA) Research Institute for Housing America (RIHA) recently released a report—”The Impact of Climate Change on Housing and Housing Finance“—which shows that climate change will be adding stress to “the complex system of allocating risks across…

Inspired by Greta Thunberg, global climate activists take to the streets again – NBC News

BERLIN — Climate activists allied with Swedish teen campaigner Greta Thunberg were on Friday demonstrating in some 70 countries to demand global action ahead of a key summit in the United Kingdom. “We can still turn this around,” Thunberg, 18,…

Global warming: Why are net-zero emissions important? – Free Press Journal

You’ll probably hear the term “net-zero emissions” a lot over the coming weeks as government leaders and CEOs, under pressure, talk about how they’ll reduce their countries’ or businesses’ impact on climate change. Amazon, for example, just announced that more…

At U.N., Biden Asks Skeptical World Leaders To Work Together

President Biden pressed the United Nations General Assembly Tuesday to work together on challenges like COVID-19, climate change, and human rights abuses, even as U.S. allies question his leadership on the world stage. In his first speech as president to…

Potty-training cows to curb climate change: 3 stories you may have missed – Conservation International

Editor’s note: News about conservation and the environment is made every day, but some of it can fly under the radar. In a recurring feature, Conservation News shares three stories from the past week that you should know about. The…

U.N. to world leaders: To curtail global warming, you must do more – MarketWatch

Pressure keeps building on increasingly anxious world leaders to ratchet up efforts to fight climate change. There’s more of it coming this week in one of the highest-profile forums of all — the United Nations. For the second time in…

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…

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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