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Money Is the Oxygen on Which the Fire of Global Warming Burns – The New Yorker

I’m skilled at eluding the fetal crouch of despair—because I’ve been working on climate change for thirty years, I’ve learned to parcel out my angst, to keep my distress under control. But, in the past few months, I’ve more often…

Learn What 370 Schools Are Now Teaching in a Massive New Mental Health Research Trial

One of the world’s largest trials ever undertaken in the realm of mental health is now underway in the classrooms of hundreds of schools in England—and GNN has learned new details about the curriculum, as outcomes are being evaluated for the first round of data. Thousands of children and teens are being taught wellness techniques […]

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ENERGY TRANSITIONS: Are oil majors really pushing beyond petroleum?

Oil majors are increasingly investing in emerging renewable technologies, driven in part by a bleak market and pressures from governments to address climate change. Some experts say it’s a sign of a fundamental change within the industry, but others are skeptical it will last.

It’s Really Not That Hard to Have a Substantive Exchange About Global Warming – The New Republic

The third Democratic primary debate, at least for the first 90 minutes, wasn’t half-bad. The candidates were asked surprisingly tough questions by the ABC debate moderators, challenged to defend the blemishes on their records. They even turned the spotlight on…

Preparations for the Climate Crisis Will Save Trillions, Commission Finds

Every $1 spent on climate adaptation could see between $2 and $10 of net economic benefit, but current investments are lagging way behind. Preparing for the impacts of climate change can pay back the initial investment as much as ten…

These 5 Big Changes Are Key for Humanity to Survive a Warming Climate – TIME

Hundreds of millions of people are living with the effects of global warming – some now irreversible. For those on the frontlines of climate change, developing coping mechanisms is a matter of survival. And yet the world is not paying…

Big Oil Undermines U.N. Climate Goals with $50 Billion of New Projects

Major oil companies have approved $50 billion of projects since last year that will not be economically viable if governments implement the Paris Agreement on climate change, think-tank Carbon Tracker said in a report published on Friday. The analysis found…