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Housing

House ‘Climate Plan’ Is Just Another Progressive Wish List

One would reasonably expect that a report entitled “Solving the Climate Crisis,” issued last month by the House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis, would focus on ways to reduce the greenhouse gas emissions that committee members believe endanger life…

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The Hottest Day Ever in Australia Confirmed: Jan. 1909

The Australian Bureau of Meteorology deleted what was long regarded as the hottest day ever recorded in Australia, Bourke’s 125°F (51.7°C) on Sunday, January 3, 1909. This record* was deleted, falsely claiming that this was likely some sort of ‘observational…

Covid-19 and climate change: Why we need to remember what we’ve lost – Vox.com

For as long as I’ve followed global warming, advocates and activists have shared a certain faith: When the impacts get really bad, people will act. Maybe it will be an especially destructive hurricane, heat wave, or flood. Maybe it will…

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Why Does Boris The ‘Builder’ Have A Problem With Coal?

The Chancellor, Rishi Sunak, says his priority is: ‘Jobs, jobs, jobs.’ For Boris Johnson, it is: ‘Build, build, build.’ Last week, the Prime Minister declared his commitment to end unwarranted delays in the decision-making process, so as to make sure…

Energy Politics

‘New deal’ risks fuelling emissions and eroding building standards

Boris Johnson’s plan to build tens of thousands of new homes risks locking in high carbon emissions for decades to come, if they are built to today’s poor efficiency standards instead of being designed for net zero carbon. The prime…

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Global Warming Is Melting Our Sense of Time – New York Magazine

Satellite image of smoke from active fires burning near the Eastern Siberian town of Verkhoyansk, Russia, on June 23, 2020. Photo: Handout/NASA Earth Observatory On June 20, in the small Siberian town of Verkhoyansk, north of the Arctic Circle, a…

Global warming threatens the 30-year mortgage, coastal housing markets – Mortgage Professional America

With COVID-19 still very much a concern in the U.S. – multiple states are establishing new daily records of infections, another 1.5 million unemployment insurance claims were reported last week – the other global crisis that threatens both humanity and…