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China Gives a Cool Boost to Effort to Reduce Global Warming – NRDC (Natural Resources Defense Council)

President Xi Jinping said that China has decided to accept the Kigali Amendment to the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer earlier today. The announcement, part of a conversation with Chancellor Merkel of Germany and President Macron…

VCs are hopeful Biden’s infrastructure investments boost startups tackling climate change – Axios

After co-piloting President Obama’s efforts to fight climate change as vice president, Joe Biden is having his second go, releasing a broad infrastructure proposal his administration hopes will lead to meaningful legislation and investment into stemming U.S. greenhouse emissions. The…

Why the House Republicans’ plan to fight climate change matters – MSNBC

As a rule, congressional Republicans aren’t in the habit of unveiling policy proposals on any issue. It’s the hallmark of a post-policy party: it’s up to others to do the unglamorous work of crafting substantive legislation. With this in mind,…

Support legislation to slow climate change | News, Sports, Jobs – Escanaba Daily Press

EDITOR: I’m a retired meteorologist with two degrees in atmospheric science. The great majority of the most qualified scientists in my field believe human-caused greenhouse gas emissions (and other short-sighted, careless actions like widespread deforestation) are responsible for a dangerous…

Does Biden’s American Jobs Plan go big enough on climate change? – Al Jazeera English

At first glance, United States President Joe Biden’s giant American Jobs Plan seems like an environmentalist’s dream: enormous investment in electric vehicles, big tax incentives for renewable energy and widespread improvements to the ailing US power grid. The initiative would…

Support slowing climate change | News, Sports, Jobs – Daily Mining Gazette

To the editor: I’m a retired meteorologist with two degrees in atmospheric science. The great majority of the most qualified scientists in my field believe human-caused greenhouse gas emissions (and other short-sighted, careless actions like widespread deforestation) are responsible for…

Global Warming Attitudes Frozen Since 2016 – Gallup Poll

Story Highlights Six in 10 U.S. adults think effects of global warming are already happening 43% worry a great deal about it, with majority worrying at least somewhat Party gaps keep widening, with vast majority of Democrats now concerned WASHINGTON,…

Italy Bans Cruise Ships from Entering Historic Venice City Center

After more than 10 years of cruise ships plowing through Venice’s historic Giudecca Canal, they’ve been permanently banned. Italian Cultural Minister Dario Franceschini announced the news on Wednesday, stating it was in response to a request from UNESCO, and described it as “a correct decision, awaited for years.” After a 2019 collision between one of […]

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The deadly devastation of global warming – The Age

Federal Labor encourages us to get electric vehicles instead of using polluting, dirty, fossil fuel ones (The Age, 31/3), while its Victorian colleagues will slap a 2.5 cent per kilometre tax on the non-polluting EVs from July.John Merory, Ivanhoe No,…

Porkapalooza II: Biden Rolls Out $2.25T Spending Spree For Infrastructure

President Biden is rolling out a $2.25 trillion plan on Wednesday that would overhaul U.S. infrastructure such as roads and bridges, pour billions of dollars into retrofitting housing and transit with an eye toward climate change, and create new jobs…