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Chicago’s climate superpower: How TOD can help address global warming – Streetsblog Chicago

Streetsblog has chronicled the role that our zoning and land use rules play in transit ridership, economic growth, and segregation. But the map above makes another point – Chicago’s land use policies have a major impact on our greenhouse gas…

Finding safe haven in the climate change future: The Midwest – Yahoo News

This Yahoo News series analyzes different regions around the country in terms of climate change risks that they face now and will experience in the years to come. As the negative consequences of rising global temperatures due to mankind’s relentless…

Teaching About Climate Change Denial in the Media – Teachers College Press

By: James S. Damico and Mark C. Baildon, authors, How to Confront Climate Denial James S. Damico is a professor of literacy, culture, and language education at Indiana University, Bloomington and a former elementary and middle school teacher from New…

AGs Investigating U.S. Banks For Using ESG To ‘Starve’ Companies Of Capital

Led by Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt, 19 state attorneys general announced an investigation of six major banks on Wednesday, probing their involvement with a U.N. alliance dedicated to advancing the ESG (environmental, social, and governance) agenda. [bold, links added]…

Counties most concerned about climate change in Indiana – Shelbynews

– Worried about global warming: 51.8% — 6.3% lower than Indiana average – Agree that global warming is affecting weather: 53.6% – Think global warming will harm them personally: 37.7% – Hear about global warming in the media at least…

‘Father of global warming’ advocates for carbon fee and nuclear energy – The Observer – Observer Online

James Hansen, a renowned climate change scholar and environmental activist, spoke Thursday evening at Indiana University South Bend (IUSB) for the annual Bender Lecture, urging young people to take action to combat climate change.  Henry Scott, chair of IUSB’s physics…

Climate change clues from the past | A Moment of Science – Indiana Public Media

Climate scientists know levels of heat-trapping greenhouse gases in Earth’s atmosphere are increasing because of human activities such as burning fossil fuels. This is causing the climate to warm, resulting in a variety of serious problems. Researchers want to develop…

To fight climate change, environmentalists may have to give up a core belief – The Washington Post

Listen 6 min Comment on this story Comment Gift Article For decades, environmentalists have made their mark by stopping things. Petroleum facilities that spew toxic air pollution. Pipelines that cut across Indigenous lands. Drilling for oil and gas. But climate…

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