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UGA survey: Most Georgians believe in global warming, favor more solar – Atlanta Journal Constitution

About 66% of those surveyed said they would support more power plants using natural gas, currently the biggest generating source for electricity in Georgia. More people said they support new hydroelectric projects and wind turbines. About 36% support building additional…

Himalayan State Becomes First in India to Give Wives Co-Ownership of Ancestral Land

One of the most important stops on the ride to independence is the freedom to economically plan one’s own affairs and retain ownership of acquired property. The Himalayan state of Uttarakhand has finally given married women co-ownership of their husbands’ ancestral property. It’s the first Indian state to do so, though local politicians hope it […]

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MIKE WALDEN COLUMN: How can we address climate change? – The Stanly News & Press | The Stanly News & Press – Stanly News & Press

The Biden Administration has identified addressing climate change — specifically, global warming — as one of its top priorities. Indeed, they are incorporating climate change into both their foreign and economic policies. Mike Walden Accepting global warming and its impacts…

Assessing the aggregate and spatial economic impact of global warming | VOX, CEPR Policy Portal – voxeu.org

The effects of climate change are heterogenous across space. While some regions will be significantly negatively impacted, others may benefit from warmer temperatures. This column uses an integrated assessment model with rich spatial data that looks at interactions between regions…

The Texas Blackouts Reveal The Cascading Failure Of Responsibility

The recent blackouts in Texas killed at least 80 people, left millions of ratepayers at substantial financial risk, and damaged thousands of companies and small businesses. Who’s responsible? Unfortunately, there is no clear answer to that question. As this newspaper…

Fighting climate change by farming kelp – OPB News

In the race to stall or even reverse global warming, new efforts are in the works to pull carbon dioxide out of the air and put it somewhere safe. One startup in Maine has a vision that is drawing attention…

Global warming poses threat to food chains – EurekAlert

IMAGE: The study examined plankton in freshwater ponds exposed to seven years of experimental warming view more  Credit: University of Exeter Rising temperatures could reduce the efficiency of food chains and threaten the survival of larger animals, new research shows. Scientists…

Global Warming Poses Threat to Food Chains – “Impact Could Be Severe” – SciTechDaily

The study examined plankton in freshwater ponds exposed to seven years of experimental warming. Credit: University of Exeter Rising temperatures could reduce the efficiency of food chains and threaten the survival of larger animals, new research shows. Scientists measured the…

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CONGRESS: Pandemic bill would stop disaster fund from going broke

The dwindling federal fund that helps states rebuild from natural disasters will receive its biggest cash infusion ever if the Senate approves a measure that the House of Representatives passed Saturday.