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Guest editorial: World leaders still failing to fully address a worsening climate – Ventura County Star

“Blah, blah, blah.” So goes Greta Thunberg’s dismissal of the politicians’ promises early on at the COP26 climate summit in Glasgow, Scotland. Fair enough — when you’ve immersed yourself in the details and complexities of the global heating crisis, it remains crystal…

Watt’s Happening: How to stop climate change, in one generation – Alaska Highway News

“It is our best understanding that, if we bring carbon dioxide [emissions] down to net zero, the warming will level off. The climate will stabilize within a decade or two. There will be very little to no additional warming. Or…

In a warming world, deforestation turns the heat deadly, Borneo study finds – Mongabay.com

New research identifies how rising localized temperatures driven by deforestation and global warming are increasing heat-related deaths and creating unsafe working conditions in Indonesia. In the Bornean district of Berau, 4,375 square kilometers (1,689 square miles) of forest were cleared…

PM Scott Morrison Plays The Climate Game Like A Fiddle

Do you ever make a promise that you know you won’t keep? Keep, discard? Discard, keep? I dare say you might, at least every New Year. Prime Minister Scott Morrison has promised that he’ll stick with Australia’s target set in…

Build Back Better And The Coming Onslaught Of ‘Greenflation’

After months of telling American consumers that the inflation before their eyes was transitory or just a high-class problem, the Biden administration has finally conceded that prices are indeed on the rise. Unfortunately, the renewable energy provisions within the president’s ‘Build Back Better’ reconciliation…

Climate change: Rock silt released by melting glaciers could help in fight against global warming, experts say – Sky News

Melting Greenland glaciers are releasing nutrient-rich silt with potential agricultural applications, according to experts in Copenhagen. Scientists are examining a way in which the consequences of global warming could deliver a way to fight against its effects. Described as a…

Stemming methane leaks from oil fields, pipelines and landfills could help us slow global warming quickly – The Conversation AU

Climate change is happening, and it’s mostly due to human activities that change the composition of the atmosphere, which in turn interferes with the natural flow of energy through the climate system. Two greenhouse gases contribute most to this problem:…

Opinion | Can High-Tech Capitalism Address Climate Change? – The New York Times

Planet’s satellites plus AI, Marshall explained, can track a country’s trees, farmlands, coral reefs, coastal mangroves and smokestack emissions with incredible precision — down to three meters — and provide transparency to show which trees are being illegally logged by…

Technology Not Treaties will Reduce Global Warming – State of the Planet

As we leave COP26 behind, we see both progress against climate change and frustration about the strength and likely effectiveness of the agreement reached. Over the past two decades, climate change has moved from the fringe to the center of…

Australia scores Fossil award for new offshore oil exploration, Brazil for bullying indigenous people | Day 5 of COP26

Brazil and Australia won Fossil awards today.  Brazil for intimidation and bullying of indigenous people speaking out.  The Fossil award for Australia is for opening up 10 new areas for offshore oil exploration in Western Australia, Northern Territory and Victoria. …

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