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The California And Texas Greenouts: Renewables Show Again Why They Aren’t Reliable

Electric grid operators in Texas and California are again urging residents to conserve power amid a sweltering heatwave to avoid blackouts. Keeping your thermostat at 78 degrees during the summer may be the green new normal. The Electric Reliability Council…

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Uttarakhand flood was caused by rare rock and glacier avalanche

The 2021 flood in Uttarakhand, India, that resulted in over 200 dead and missing was the result of an avalanche that dropped about 27 million square metres of rock and glacier ice from the nearby Ronti mountain

U.S. conservatives stake claim to climate activism with Miami rally – Reuters

Dark clouds are seen over Miami’s skyline before the arrival of Hurricane Irma to south Florida, U.S. September 9, 2017. REUTERS/Carlos Barria For Benji Backer, being conservative means believing in limited government, market-based solutions — and the scientists who say…

Former XR Spokesperson: The Sad Truth About Traditional Environmentalism

What if you’d dedicated most of your life to trying to save the planet, but then you realized that you may have actually—potentially—made things worse? Over the last few years, this has become one of my main concerns. I’ve been…

What Jacksonville can learn from Nashville about fighting climate change – WJXT News4JAX

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – On the day Nashville Mayor John Cooper took office in September 2019, young climate activists with the Sunrise Movement staged a sit-in in his office lobby, demanding Tennessee’s largest city take action on climate change. Cooper, a…

What Jacksonville Can Learn From Nashville About Fighting Climate Change – WMFE

Downtown Jacksonville. Photo courtesy WJCT Stay tuned in to our local news coverage: Listen to 90.7 WMFE on your FM or HD radio, the WMFE mobile app or your smart speaker — say “Alexa, play NPR” and you’ll be connected….

Global Problems Call for Global Solutions: Climate Change in Asian Communities – Psychiatric Times

-Series Editor Robin Cooper, MD Vikram is a 38-year-old, married, Hindu South Asian immigrant father of 2; an otherwise healthy male patient who was referred by a local community leader. Vikram presents to the office on an extremely hot August…

Greenhouse gas and aerosol emissions are lengthening and intensifying droughts

(University of California – Irvine) Greenhouse gases and aerosol pollution emitted by human activities are responsible for increases in the frequency, intensity and duration of droughts around the world, according to a new Nature Communications study by researchers at the University of California, Irvine.

Biden EPA Updates Its ‘Climate Change Indicators’ Disinformation Website

It appears that sometime last month the EPA provided a major update of what it calls its “climate change indicators.” The EPA’s web page for this is headed “Climate Change Indicators in the United States,” with the subheading “Climate Change…