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Global Action Is ‘Very Far’ From What’s Needed to Avert Climate Chaos

The global scientific consensus is clear: Emissions of planet-warming gases must be cut by nearly half by 2030 if the world is to have a good shot at averting the worst climate catastrophes. The global political response has been underwhelming…

The Texas Crisis Could Become Everyone’s Crisis

Last week, freezing temperatures overwhelmed the Texas power grid, setting off rolling blackouts that left millions without power during an intense winter storm. But this story is a lot bigger than Texas: Our world is built around a model of…

You Decide: How Can We Address Climate Change? – NC State CALS

By Dr. Mike Walden The Biden Administration has identified addressing climate change – specifically, global warming – as one of its top priorities. Indeed, they are incorporating climate change into both their foreign and economic policies. Accepting global warming and…

Climate adaptation: we need local solutions to adapt to global warming – EU News

​​The European Committee of the Regions (CoR) welcomes the new EU Strategy on Adaptation to Climate Change adopted by the European Commission on 24 February 2021. The CoR regrets, however, that even though it enables the move from planning to…

A Climate-Conscious Lent: Global warming in 3 grim numbers – National Catholic Reporter

Editor’s note: In his Lenten “Reflections on the Care of Creation,” Fr. Emmet Farrell examines our impact on the planet and our responsibility, as people of faith, for our common home. You can sign up here to receive Fr. Farrell’s reflections…

Climate Change Tracker: Why 2021 is a crucial year to stop global warming – Livemint

2021 is already shaping up as an important year for climate change mitigation. As scientist and author Michael E. Mann wrote in Newsweek a few days ago, this year could well mark the tipping point for climate action. This is…

Granholm Sworn In as Energy Secretary

new video loaded: Granholm Sworn In as Energy Secretary transcript Back bars 0:00/0:57 –0:57 transcript Granholm Sworn In as Energy Secretary Jennifer M. Granholm on Thursday became the second woman to lead the Department of Energy, an agency with a…

How We Can Better Predict Weather Catastrophes

At the same time, across the Arctic, permafrost is thawing, raising alarms that the warming ground could release an enormous cocktail of greenhouse gases into the atmosphere. The well-founded fear is that this will create a positive feedback loop, fueling…

FLEISHER: In Winter, Global Warming Pushes Arctic Air To South – AllOTSEGO

LETTER from P. JAY FLEISHER To the Editor: How can a warming climate lead to a “frozen Texas”? Media coverage of freezing conditions, power outages and millions of desperate Texans summarizes the life-threatening conditions brought on by freezing temperatures and…