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New Mexico congresspeople join call for climate change action in ongoing budget talks – Carlsbad Current Argus

New Mexico’s Democrat congresspeople were at the forefront of bicameral efforts to mitigate climate change, representing a state heavily dependent on fossil fuel extraction which many blame as a contributor to air pollution and subsequent impacts like global warming. U.S….

Capturing Climate Change – IEEE Spectrum

This is part of IEEE Spectrum’s special report: Critical Challenges 2002: Technology Takes On The government of Tuvalu, a Pacific Island nation, made a plea last summer for countries to take in Tuvalu evacuees, fearing a rising sea level will…

Mexican methane leak rate ‘alarming’ for climate change, report says – Reuters

A fuel burner is seen at Mexico’s state-run oil monopoly Pemex platform “Ku Maloob Zaap” in the Northeast Marine Region of Pemex Exploration and Production in the Bay of Campeche April 19, 2013. REUTERS/Victor Ruiz Garcia MEXICO CITY, July 28…

Ignoring climate change will yield ‘untold suffering,’ panel of 14,000 scientists warns – Livescience.com

Nearly 14,000 scientists have signed a new climate emergency paper, warning that “untold suffering” awaits the human race if we don’t start tackling global warming head-on, effective immediately. The new paper, published July 28 in the journal BioScience and led…

Scientists understood physics of climate change in the 1800s – thanks to a woman named Eunice Foote | Sylvia G. Dee – Louisiana Illuminator

Eunice Foote described the greenhouse gas effects of carbon dioxide in 1856. Carlyn Iverson / NOAA Climate.gov Long before the current political divide over climate change, and even before the U.S. Civil War (1861-1865), an American scientist named Eunice Foote…

This woman was the first scientist to chart the physics of climate change—in 1856 – Fast Company

By Sylvia G. Dee 5 minute Read advertisement Long before the current political divide over climate change, and even before the Civil War, an American scientist named Eunice Foote documented the underlying cause of today’s climate change crisis. advertisement advertisement…

Connecticut farmers are finding there’s no easy way to deal with climate extremes – The CT Mirror

Heading into Memorial Day weekend, Jamie Jones was sweating it. “Here I am in late May and I’m like – if we don’t get rain either tomorrow afternoon or over the weekend or on Friday, come post Memorial Day we’re…

QUINN ON NUTRITION: What’s true about cows and global warming – nwitimes.com

Holstein dairy cows feed on silage in a large free-stall farm barn in Devon, England.  DREAMSTIME Barbara Quinn Tribune News Service I keep coming upon this statistic that states livestock are responsible for 14.5% of global gas emissions. Some designate…

What to Expect from the Next Major Global Climate Report – Scientific American

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change grabbed the world’s attention in 2018 when it released a sobering report that warned—in no uncertain terms—world leaders needed to take drastic and immediate steps to blunt the most catastrophic impacts of global warming….

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