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The world needs a Marshall Plan to fight climate change–and politicians are failing to show ambition. Business can’t afford to wait – Fortune

The COP27 climate talks in Sharm el-Sheikh were a missed opportunity. The pledge to keep global temperature rises under 1.5 degrees is just about alive, affirmed by G20 leaders in Bali–but there’s no clear plan to deliver it. The Sharm deal doesn’t…

Climate Cultists Have Worn Out Their Welcome—And The Public Is Angry

When does activism for a cause turn into a narcissistic agenda for attention and self-gratification? There’s a fine line, and the Extinction Rebellion movement [and its offshoots] has surely crossed it with its incessant and self-indulgent drama. This week, motorists…

Western Premiers Push Back Against Trudeau’s Devastating Green Agenda

It is not only Alberta Premier Danielle Smith who is taking a strikingly aggressive attitude towards the Trudeau government’s persistent hostility to the oil and gas industry — Scott Moe of Saskatchewan has also stepped into the ring. Both are…

Biden says new spending cements US commitment to fighting global warming – FOX 9 Minneapolis-St. Paul

Biden addresses COP27 in Egypt President Joe Biden, speaking at the annual global summit on climate change, said new spending on clean energy initiatives has cemented his country’s commitment to fighting global warming in remarks on Nov. 11, 2022. WASHINGTON…

Ratcheting of climate pledges needed to limit peak global warming – Nature.com

The Global Change Analysis Model GCAM is an open-source model developed and maintained at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory’s Joint Global Change Research Institute. In this study, we use the version of the GCAM (v.5.3) used in ref. 5 and…

Guest Post: After decades putting the brakes on global action, does Australia deserve to host UN climate talks with Pacific nations?

Shutterstock Wesley Morgan, Griffith University As the COP27 climate talks got underway in Egypt this week, climate and energy minister Chris Bowen announced Australia would bid to co-host the annual United Nations climate summit with Pacific island nations in 2026….

At COP27, World Leaders Urge Faster Action on Climate Change – The New York Times

SHARM EL SHEIKH — World leaders gathered Monday to wrestle with the crisis of climate change, amid a sea of other pressing challenges that threaten to set back already inadequate steps to pivot the global economy away from fossil fuels….

Heat Waves Have Cost World Economy Trillions of Dollars – Dartmouth News

Massive economic losses due to sweltering temperatures brought on by human-caused climate change are not just a problem for the distant future. A Dartmouth study published Oct. 28 in the journal Science Advances has found that more severe heat waves resulting from…

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