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State AGs Take Aim At $10 Trillion Investment Giant Over Woke Investing

A coalition of 19 Republican attorneys general says BlackRock CEO Larry Fink prioritizes left-wing political initiatives over shareholder returns and is jeopardizing the retirement of middle-class workers with pensions. Fink’s embrace of environmental, social, and governance investment policies, known as…

Climate change compensation fight brews ahead of COP27 summit – Reuters

Seawater floods past an ineffective sea wall into the community of Veivatuloa Village, Fiji, July 16, 2022. Leaders of 15 low-lying Pacific island nations declared climate change their “single greatest existential threat” at a mid-July summit in Fiji’s capital, Suva….

The Supreme Court’s Own Goal on Climate Change – Lawfare

In 1970, Sen. Roman Hruska of Nebraska achieved a dubious immortality when he argued that mediocrity deserves “a little representation” on the Supreme Court in remarks supporting the failed nomination of G. Harrold Carswell. Were he alive today, Hruska could…

Manchin’s Mountain Valley Pipeline Dream

West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin says Democratic leaders have agreed to consider permitting reforms to complete the Mountain Valley Pipeline. That’s nice of them. Alas, these mooted reforms even if enacted won’t help much since the Democratic Party’s green allies…

Global warming of 2C could ‘double’ flooding costs in China compared to 1.5C – Eco-Business

The study, published in the journal Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences, estimates future flood risk across China under 1.5C and 2C of warming and its impact on people and wider society. Compared with 1.5C of global warming, “the probability of…

Bolsonaro Slams Eco-Hypocrite Dicaprio, ‘Greta Timberlake’ In Twitter Rant

Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro on Wednesday erupted in a Twitter rant against actor Leonardo DiCaprio and other celebrity environmental activists after DiCaprio complained about Amazon deforestation growing worse during Bolsonaro’s administration. [bold, links added] “You again, Leo? This way, you…

Why Louisville Metro Council is smarter than SCOTUS on global warming – Forward Kentucky

A tale of two cities can be told about last month’s U.S. Supreme Court decision throwing out the Environmental Protection Agency’s plan to protect the environment from global warming. It’s the worst of times in Washington, D.C. The Supreme Court’s…

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Barbados Resists Climate Colonialism in an Effort to Survive the Costs of Global Warming – ProPublica

ProPublica is a nonprofit newsroom that investigates abuses of power. Sign up to receive our biggest stories as soon as they’re published. This article is a partnership between ProPublica and The New York Times Magazine. Late on May 31, 2018,…

Activists Are Holding Up The Most Crucial Part Of Biden’s Climate Scheme

Environmental activists are threatening to stop two mining projects that are critical to President Joe Biden’s climate agenda, according to The Associated Press. Environmental activist groups and native tribes are attempting to block the Thacker Pass and the Rhyolite Ridge…

Global warming of 2C could ‘double’ flooding costs in China compared to 1.5C – Carbon Brief

Economic losses from flooding in China at 2C of global warming could be double those at 1.5C, research suggests.  The study, published in the journal Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences, estimates future flood risk across China under 1.5C and…

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