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Keith Hovan Discusses the Health Impacts of Climate Change – OCNJ Daily

Keith Hovan is a healthcare executive with both clinical and administrative leadership experience. In the article below Keith Hovan discusses the impacts of our ever-changing climate, and the effect global warming has on our overall health. A recent article by…

What If the U.S. and China Really Cooperated on Climate Change? – CounterPunch

Photograph Source: U.S. Department of State – Public Domain As President Biden and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping arrived on the resort island of Bali, Indonesia, for their November 14th “summit,” relations between their two countries were on a hair-raising…

Is liberal governance unable to deal with global threats? – The Conversation

The translated version of the original article in French has been updated to include the authors’ comments on COP27. Since the Rio de Janeiro Declaration of 1992, government representatives have flocked to one Conferences of the Parties (COP) after the…

The world needs a Marshall Plan to fight climate change–and politicians are failing to show ambition. Business can’t afford to wait – Fortune

The COP27 climate talks in Sharm el-Sheikh were a missed opportunity. The pledge to keep global temperature rises under 1.5 degrees is just about alive, affirmed by G20 leaders in Bali–but there’s no clear plan to deliver it. The Sharm deal doesn’t…

Media Ignore Record-Cold November Temps At South Pole

Extreme cold records continue to tumble at the South Pole. Three recent days – November 16th, 17th, and 18th – have recorded a daily record, with the 18th plunging to –45.2°C, compared with –44.7°C on the same day in 1987….

Where U.S.-China Competition Leaves Climate Change – The Atlantic

The latest round of international negotiations on climate change, which concluded on Sunday, achieved a significant breakthrough by creating a fund to compensate poor countries for damage caused by global warming. But the two weeks of intense haggling at COP27,…

Australian leadership will be crucial to future global climate action – Climate Council

AFTER YEARS OF blocking progress, Australia was back on the field at the UN Climate Change Conference in Egypt. Marathon negotiations at COP27 saw hard-won progress on addressing loss and damage but woefully inadequate shared outcomes around phasing out fossil…

From the U.N. climate conference, advice for Philly as it adapts to global warming – The Philadelphia Inquirer

For a dozen days this month, an estimated 35,000 people from around the world gathered in Egypt at COP27, the United Nations climate conference. Among the attendees — in addition to representatives from the nearly 200 countries that signed onto…

Fossil award to Turkey for pretending to be a climate hero when the new target is actually a 30% increase by 2030 compared to actual 2020 emissions

Turkey wins the Fossil award for appearing to increase action but really increasing emissions in its revised target.  Bloomberg reports on this: Turkey’s Climate Plan Points to 32% Rise in Emissions by 2030. “The country avoided a commitment to halt…

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