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Africa Finance Corporation: Three steps for Africa to combat climate change – Business Wire

LAGOS, Nigeria–(BUSINESS WIRE)–With hopes for countering global warming pinned on progress at the upcoming COP27 UN Climate Change Conference in Egypt, a new report from the Africa Finance Corporation (AFC), Africa’s leading infrastructure solutions provider, sets out the continent’s stance…

Revealed: the ‘carbon bombs’ set to trigger catastrophic climate breakdown

The world’s biggest fossil fuel firms are quietly planning scores of “carbon bomb” oil and gas projects that would drive the climate past internationally agreed temperature limits with catastrophic global impacts, a Guardian investigation shows. The exclusive data shows these…

Use Of ‘Too Hot’ Climate Models Exaggerates Global Warming Impacts

One study suggests Arctic rainfall will become dominant in the 2060s, decades earlier than expected. Another claims air pollution from forest fires in the western United States could triple by 2100. A third says a mass ocean extinction could arrive…

Climate Change is Likely to Increase the Risk of Infectious Diseases – DISCOVER Magazine

Right now, at least 10,000 viruses capable of infecting humans are lurking in the wild, most of them circulating undetected in animals. Typically, these diseases don’t end up reaching us. But in some cases, a virus will leap from one…

Analysis | In key House race in Illinois, climate change is on the ballot – The Washington Post

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McKinsey launches climate change tech platform – Environment Analyst

Global consulting major is enhancing support for sustainable tech clients, building on the McKinsey Sustainability division created to consolidate its E&S business services. New York-headquartered professional services firm McKinsey has developed a new offering designed to help its clients develop…

John Doerr Gives Stanford $1.1 Billion for Climate School – The New York Times

Yet some question whether these philanthropic investments can make a difference when it comes to a planetary crisis. “I don’t see how giving a billion dollars to a rich university is going to move the needle on this issue in…

NOW WHAT? Soros Group Vows To Bully Businesses With Woke ESG Scheme

Liberal billionaire George Soros is throwing wads of cash at a climate plan to control the business world through woke environmental, social, and governance standards. Bloomberg News tried to take the heat off of Soros’s green extremism in an April…

Analysis | Manchin’s bipartisan energy meeting yields a lot of ideas — and a lot of skepticism – The Washington Post

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New Report: Microbes Play Critical Role in Climate Change – Kauai Now

Bleached coral. (Photos courtesy of American Society for Microbiology Microbes and Climate Change Report) A new report co-authored by a University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa oceanographer shows that microbes might be small, but they are highly impactful to environmental and…

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