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Brown gold: the great American manure rush begins

On an early August afternoon at Pinnacle Dairy, a farm located near the middle of California’s long Central Valley, 1,300 Jersey cows idle in the shade of open-air barns. Above them whir fans the size of satellites, circulating a breeze…

Minnesota’s greenhouse gas emissions show steep drop – Star Tribune

Minnesota could hit its climate targets for the first time, thanks to a steep drop in greenhouse gas pollution. Global warming emissions in the state dropped 23% from 2005 through 2020, according to the latest inventory out Tuesday. The pandemic-related…

Want to lower global warming? Eat less meat – The Standard

  Nutritionists state that the average person is supposed to consume 0.8 grams per kilogram of meat but not on a daily basis. [iStockphoto] Production of livestock around the world is linked to increased greenhouse gases in the atmosphere, which contributes to climate…

Methane comes front and center in climate change policy – Brookings Institution

Climate scientists have long recognized methane as “carbon dioxide on steroids,” a short-lived but highly intensive climate pollutant that possesses more than 80 times the warming power of carbon during its first two decades in the atmosphere. It is responsible…

3 trends to watch in U.S. climate policy in 2023 – The Washington Post

Comment on this story Comment Gift Article Good morning and welcome back to The Climate 202! Happy new year. 🎉 While individual actions alone won’t solve the climate crisis, they can certainly help. So today, we’re sharing our climate-related New…

From Umoja, Kenya to India, climate change has led to domestic violence – The Washington Post

Comment on this story Comment Gift Article UMOJA, KENYA — Pilot Lenaigwanai covers her mouth as she speaks. She is trying to hide her broken tooth, a bitter reminder of all she endured before finding refuge at a shelter for…

2022’s biggest climate disasters – and why we must remember them – The Independent

Sign up to the Independent Climate email for the latest advice on saving the planet Get our free Climate email Wildfires tearing through the London suburbs. One-third of Pakistan underwater. Drought-linked famine looming for tens of millions of people in…

CPF joins forces to combat global warming by achieving Net-Zero … – Bangkok Post

Collaborative global efforts in mitigating climate change, Thailand included, have taken shape as a network alliance announcing their commitment to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 40% within 2030 and set forth a long-term framework to achieve Net-Zero by 2065. However,…

WMO releases ‘tell-tale signs’ of extreme weather conditions around the world – UN News

The clear need to do much more to cut greenhouse gas emissions was again underscored throughout events in 2022, said the UN weather agency, advocating for strengthened climate change adaptation, including universal access to early warnings. “This year we have…

Opinion | Has Climate Change Blinded Us to the Biodiversity Crisis? – The New York Times

That’s not because decarbonization requires catastrophic environmental harm. Though radically new infrastructure is necessary — new power lines, new building codes, new transportation systems — much of it would supplement or replace what exists today. While there are big questions…

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