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How the Refrigerator Became an Agent of Climate Catastrophe – The New Yorker

A couple of years ago, in spring, my wife and I took our dog for a walk near Bantam Lake, in northwestern Connecticut, a few miles from our house. In swampy woods on the lake’s northern shore, we noticed a…

Climate change increases rainy days, which harm the economy – Open Access Government

New data finds economic growth decreases with more wet days with extreme rainfall, revealing an indirect way that climate change harms the economy Scientists find that economic growth goes down when the number of wet days and days with extreme…

Latest Hurricane Scare Story From The BBC’s Climate Doomsters

The following is excerpted from Paul Homewood’s excellent weekly roundup of the climate scaremongers. –CCD Ed. You may have read reports recently that the range of hurricanes is going to expand into temperate latitudes, and affect cities such as New…

Intensified daily rainfall driven by climate-change from burning oil and coal will harm the global economy – YubaNet

January 12, 2022 – Economic growth goes down when the number of wet days and days with extreme rainfall go up, a team of Potsdam scientists finds. Rich countries are most severely affected and herein the manufacturing and service sectors,…

Why is the U.S. so bad at passing climate policy? It’s by design. – Grist

A Democratic president was in the White House. The Democratic Party held a majority of seats in both the House of Representatives and the Senate. But a single senator — a moderate Democrat from West Virginia — blocked the White…

Germany Shutters Three Of Its Six Remaining Nuclear Plants

Germany, on Friday, shut down half of the six nuclear plants it still has in operation, a year before the country draws the final curtain on its decades-long use of atomic power. The decision to phase out nuclear power and…

Global Warming Impacts Antarctic Glaciers and Wildfires – Modern Diplomacy

This year saw another steady stream of UN-backed reports reinforcing a stark message: man-made climate change is an urgent and even existential threat to life on Earth. Will the international community’s efforts to tackle the crisis, as seen at the…

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