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Biden releases five-year offshore leasing plan Friday – The Washington Post

Placeholder while article actions load President Biden’s administration opened the door Friday to more offshore oil and gas drilling in federal waters over the next five years, setting a course for future U.S. fossil fuel extraction just a day after…

Bitcoin Mining Can Prevent Climate Change – Bitcoin Magazine

Daniel Batten is a climate tech investor, author, analyst and environmental campaigner who previously founded and led his own tech company. 2022 has changed everything that we in the environmental, social and governance (ESG) sector thought we knew about Bitcoin….

Biden urges world leaders to reenergize their climate change fight – NNY360

President Joe Biden encouraged world leaders to strengthen their fight against global warming even as the war in Ukraine complicates action, insisting that “climate security and energy security go hand in hand.” “We cannot let the critical goal of limiting…

Hurricane hell and climate punishment – The Hill

It’s hurricane season again, and as The Hill has reported, the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) warns that this year is expected to be worse than usual, for the seventh consecutive year. Climate change is making these storms…

Russia’s Oil Revenue Soars Despite Sanctions, Study Finds

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine triggered global condemnation and tough sanctions aimed at denting Moscow’s war chest. Yet Russia’s revenues from fossil fuels, by far its biggest export, soared to records in the first 100 days of its war on Ukraine,…

Can MENA countries fight climate change the same way? – Al Jazeera English

Global climate talks are coming to the hottest and driest part of the planet. The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region will host the next United Nations climate change conference where decision-makers from around the world will come together…

China’s coal mining boosts methane levels, also dangerous for climate change – The Washington Post

Placeholder while article actions load China’s ramping up of its reliance on coal-fueled power plants over fears of an energy crunch already had climate experts worried, but now a study shows that the renewed mining will boost levels of a…

Is It “Now or Never” for Climate Change? – LA Progressive

The latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) working group report gives us until 2030 to stop global warming at 1.5°C. The report proposes several steps that are vital to achieving that goal. The steps are: Coal must be effectively…

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Gas industry and Coalition reach for a get-out-of-catastrophe-free card in climate crisis Monopoly | Temperature Check

Scott Morrison’s loving embrace and financial backing of the gas industry has been a defining feature of his prime ministership. Hit with a historical pandemic, Morrison chose gas – not renewables – to fire an economic recovery. Plans to create…

Net Zero Is Dead Unless Aussies Go Vegan, Embrace High Inflation

Australians face giving up red meat under a net zero by 2050 climate change target – as much of the developed world questions if the goal is too ambitious. That’s the grim warning from Queensland senator and former economist, Matt…

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