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Nature is Critical to Slowing Climate Change, But It Can Only Do So If We Help It First – InsideClimate News

No matter how many solar panels, wind turbines and electric cars are built between now and 2030, the world won’t meet its increasingly ambitious climate targets without a lot of help from forests, fields and oceans.  “Achieving net-zero by 2050…

Paris climate accord leaders: What we do between now and 2030 will impact life on Earth for hundreds of years – CNBC

When the Paris Agreement was inked in 2015, the deadline of note was 2050. The goal to limit global warming called on all countries to decrease their greenhouse gas emissions “to achieve a climate neutral world by mid-century,” according to…

Local impacts from fracking the Eagle Ford

(Stanford University) Stanford scientists simulated the local risk of damaging or nuisance-level shaking caused by hydraulic fracturing across the Eagle Ford shale formation in Texas. The results could inform a new approach to managing human-caused earthquakes.

A Fund Cleans Up by Betting on Clean Energy – Barron’s

Lucas White is portfolio manager for Resources and Climate Change Strategies at GMO in Boston. Photograph by Cody O’Loughlin For the four years of the Trump presidency, the White House was hostile to the concept of global warming, although independent…

Fact Check: Biden Claims Fighting Climate Change Will Create Jobs

CLAIM: President Joe Biden said during his address to a joint session of Congress on Wednesday that fighting climate change will create jobs. VERDICT: MOSTLY FALSE, as Biden’s executive orders to kill the Keystone XL Pipeline cost thousands of Americans…

What’s Next in the Fight Against Climate Change? – Tufts Now

President Joe Biden’s summit of world leaders last week was a significant step in re-invigorating global cooperation on climate change, experts from The Fletcher School said. But the bold goals of the event still must be translated into a detailed…

Fact Check: Will Biden’s Green Jobs Agenda Create Millions Of Good-Paying Jobs?

CLAIM: President Joe Biden’s green jobs agenda “will create millions of good-paying jobs” that “Americans can raise their families on.” VERDICT: MOSTLY FALSE. Biden’s American Jobs Plan threatens American union jobs and the wages of millions of energy workers, union…

Activists Spur Maryland County To Join Climate Lawfare Brigade

On Tuesday, Anne Arundel County, Maryland became the latest municipality to file a public nuisance climate change lawsuit against energy companies and a trade association representing the industry. While the county’s decision to file a lawsuit is unsurprising – as…

Senate Reverses Controversial Trump Rollback Of Methane Emissions – NPR

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, joined by Sens. Ed Markey (left) and Martin Heinrich, discusses legislation Wednesday to reimpose regulations to reduce methane pollution from oil and gas wells. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption toggle caption J. Scott Applewhite/AP Senate…

Global warming | Letters To Editor | fhtimes.com – Fountain Hills Times

Scientists say the way to avoid catastrophic global warming is to lower atmospheric carbon dioxide levels to below 350 ppm (parts per million). The world hit a record 421 ppm on April 3. Getting back below 350 ppm by the…