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Earth Matters: Plastics pollution plays key role in global warming – Opinions – The Island Now

By Hildur Palsdottir Did you see the movie “Don’t Look Up” this holiday season? For decades, scientists have been warning about the long-term climate consequences of unchecked greenhouse gas emissions. Yes, we must look directly at what’s happening and take…

Fight Over Gas Stoves and Furnaces in the Effort to Slow Climate Change – The New York Times

That spring, Arizona, Tennessee, Oklahoma and Louisiana passed laws that barred cities from banning natural gas. In Oklahoma, the gas industry drew support from groups like the AARP, the influential lobby for older Americans, as well as restaurants, hotels, homebuilders…

Meteorologist: California’s Mega-Droughts And Mega-Floods Are Nothing New

For those wondering about the recent heavy rains in the west, going from drought to deluge in a few short months, here’s some data and history to illustrate that it is nothing new, and it has nothing to do with…

The exact link between tornadoes and climate change is hard to draw. Here’s why – NPR

Mayfield, Ky., is among the places hit by devastating tornadoes over the weekend. Brendan Smialowski/AFP via Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Brendan Smialowski/AFP via Getty Images Mayfield, Ky., is among the places hit by devastating tornadoes over the weekend….

How climate change will affect Thanksgiving food – Washington Post – The Washington Post

Climate change has officially arrived at our Thanksgiving tables. As the past year has made even more clear, the consequences of a warming world have challenged farmers and food systems throughout the United States. Drought, blistering heat waves and raging…

Turning A Global Warming Liability Into A Profitable Food Security Solution – Eurasia Review

Like a mirage on the horizon, an innovative process for converting a potent greenhouse gas into a food security solution has been stalled by economic uncertainty. Now, a first-of-its-kind Stanford University analysis evaluates the market potential of the approach, in…

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