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Limiting Global Warming Will Minimise Climate Costs: Study – Saurenergy

A recent study suggests that if global warming can be restricted to 2 degrees Celcius, the costs of climate damage control will also decrease. A recent study by a group of Postdam scientists has found that the Paris Agreement apart…

TJ Donovan: Support for Global Warming Solutions Act – vtdigger.org

Editor’s note: This commentary is by Vermont Attorney General TJ Donovan.  I strongly support H.688, Vermont’s Global Warming Solutions Act (GWSA). The climate crisis is real. It’s already affecting our state and is expected to get worse. We’re having milder…

Build Your Own Solutions to the Climate Crisis With the En-Roads Climate Simulator – EcoWatch

<h2>Frozen but Abundant</h2><p>Antarctica separated from South America 35 million years ago, and its climate started to change. It began to grow <a href=”https://nsidc.org/cryosphere/quickfacts/icesheets.html” target=”_blank”>ice sheets</a> – masses of glacial land ice covering thousands of square miles. As plate tectonics shifted…

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Treasurer and attorney general back Global Warming Solutions Act – vtdigger.org

Attorney General TJ Donovan, center, shares a laugh before Gov. Phil Scott’s State of the State address at the Statehouse on Jan. 9. Treasurer Beth Pearce, right, speaks with another attendee. Photo by Glenn Russell/VTDigger Vermont’s attorney general and state…

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We can’t trust the billionaires of Davos to solve a climate crisis they created | Payal Parekh

This week, among the private chalets and deep snow of Davos, the world’s leading politicians and businesspeople have been spending their time at the World Economic Forum (WEF), and they’ve been talking about the climate crisis. Greta Thunberg and Prince…

With the En-ROADS climate simulator, you can build your own solutions to global warming – Yale Climate Connections

Killer hurricanes, devastating wildfires, melting glaciers, and sunny-day flooding in more and more coastal areas around the world have birthed a fatalistic view cleverly dubbed by Mary Annaïse Heglar of the Natural Resources Defense Council as “de-nihilism“. One manifestation: An…

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ADAPTATION: U.S. mayors lament weakening federal climate policies

City leaders around the United States say climate change is causing increasing damage to their communities and is prompting them to take aggressive steps to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, according to a report released yesterday by the U.S. Conference of Mayors.

On climate change, American voters sound more like Team Greta than Team Donald Trump – USA TODAY

The world was offered starkly conflicting views of the future this week as an American president in full climate-change denial shared the spotlight in Davos, Switzerland, with a 17-year-old Swedish girl who is the Earth’s most prominent environmental activist. Donald Trump’s vision was of a…

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ENERGY TRANSITIONS: Major Ariz. utility vows to ditch coal and go carbon-free

Arizona Public Service Co. in recent years has sparred with residential solar installers, dumped millions of dollars into a campaign to kill a clean energy ballot initiative and proposed buying so much natural gas that Arizona’s utility commission instituted a moratorium on new gas plants.