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The Climate Change Cash Grab – OZY

The desolate climate of the Arctic has historically made it a place of little economic significance. The Earth’s northernmost region is warming at twice the rate of the rest of the globe. The melting of Greenland’s glaciers, Arctic sea ice…

Electric Vehicle Subsidies And Other Green Fantasies

Electric vehicles (EVs) are the future. Everyone will want one because they’re emission-free, ecologically responsible, and more affordable every year. That’s why GM, Volvo, and other manufacturers will soon be making only EVs. Or so we’re told. Some people have…

UGA survey: Most Georgians believe in global warming, favor more solar – Atlanta Journal Constitution

About 66% of those surveyed said they would support more power plants using natural gas, currently the biggest generating source for electricity in Georgia. More people said they support new hydroelectric projects and wind turbines. About 36% support building additional…

Climate change and the future of the Granite State – eagletimes.com

By Jack Hurley New Hampshire is a wonderful place to live. For now, we are fortunate to have an abundant variety of mutually beneficial ecosystems, including forests, mountains, wetlands, lakes, rivers, and the ocean. Together they support essential plant and…

Texas Crisis Exposes a Nation’s Vulnerability to Climate Change – Yahoo News

Even as Texas struggled to restore electricity and water over the past week, signs of the risks posed by increasingly extreme weather to America’s aging infrastructure were cropping up across the country. The week’s continent-spanning winter storms triggered blackouts in…

Texas crisis exposes a nation’s vulnerability to climate change – Moneycontrol.com

Snow begins to accumulate as San Antonio police officers gather near the Alamo, February 18, 2021, in downtown San Antonio. (PC-AP Photo/Eric Gay) Even as Texas struggled to restore electricity and water over the past week, signs of the risks…

Biden’s Climate Actions Set To Jolt Electricity Prices

Electricity prices are set to “skyrocket” as President Biden steers the U.S. economy toward a green-energy agenda, according to experts. Biden has pledged to achieve a net-zero electricity grid by 2035 and a net-zero economy by 2050. Solar and wind…

Warming and warnings from the high Himalayas – Times of India

On Sunday (February 7), a glacier in the Indian Himalayas burst apart, releasing a torrential flood that destroyed one hydroelectric dam project and damaged another, killed at least 32 people and left nearly 200 people missing and likely dead. Half…