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“Carbon bomb” projects must be halted to limit global warming – Earth.com

A new study led by the University of Leeds has found that the world’s largest fossil fuel companies are planning or already conducting 425 “carbon bomb” oil and gas projects that could seriously impede efforts to limit global warming to…

Cat Litter Could Be Antidote for Climate Change, Researchers Say – The Wall Street Journal

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.—Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology say they have found a potent new tool in the fight against global warming. It is basically cat litter.  They soaked an odor-eating clay used in cat boxes in a copper solution…

Best Places to Live to Avoid Climate Change – EARTH.ORG

No one on the planet is left untouched by the effects of climate change, from rising temperatures and sea levels to worsened air pollution and droughts that threaten food and water security. But as many experts have found, climate change…

More Regulations Won’t Solve Our Energy Crisis

There is a concerning precedent emerging within conventional American politics that mistakenly asserts a direct correlation between functional results and incremental regulation exists. Reality shows instead that regulation does not provide the strategic blueprint required to formulate long-term solutions and radical innovation….

How Climate Change Fits in the Australian Elections – The New York Times

What’s the current government’s stance on climate? It has done very little to suggest that it recognizes climate change as a clear and immediate danger in need of a major shift in policy. Last year, just before the international climate…

Global warming made South Africa’s recent floods twice as likely, study says – Reuters

JOHANNESBURG, May 13 (Reuters) – Global warming made the heavy rains behind South Africa’s devastating floods last month twice as likely as they would have been if greenhouse gas emissions had never heated the planet, scientists said on Friday. Flash…

Leaders descend on Miami, ‘ground zero’ for climate change in America, to find solutions – NBC News

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. — Hundreds of scientists, policymakers, activists and business leaders are descending on South Florida this week to discuss how best to tackle the most pressing aspects of the climate crisis. The inaugural Aspen Ideas: Climate conference, a…

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