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Finding safe haven in the climate change future: The Great Plains – Yahoo News

This Yahoo News series analyzes different regions around the country in terms of climate change risks that they face now and will experience in the years to come. As the negative consequences of rising global temperatures due to humankind’s relentless…

Chinese sailor’s historic voyage across Arctic Ocean shows evidence of global warming – Yahoo News

Chinese artist-turned-sailor Captain Zhai Mo was given a hero’s welcome after returning to Shanghai from his nonstop 17-month voyage circumnavigating the Arctic Ocean, making him the first Chinese person to do so. Zhai, 54, was welcomed at an event organized…

AGs Investigating U.S. Banks For Using ESG To ‘Starve’ Companies Of Capital

Led by Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt, 19 state attorneys general announced an investigation of six major banks on Wednesday, probing their involvement with a U.N. alliance dedicated to advancing the ESG (environmental, social, and governance) agenda. [bold, links added]…

Protecting the Amazon forest and reducing global warming via agricultural intensification – Nature.com

Study regions and recent trends in land use change Our analysis focuses on four biomes (referred to as regions in the rest of the text), accounting for nearly all soybean area in Brazil: the Pampa, the Atlantic Forest, the Cerrado…

Brain-eating amoebas could become more common due to climate change, officials say – KOLD

TUCSON, Ariz. (KOLD News 13) – Just one month after a swimmer died from a brain-eating amoeba, investigators in Nebraska are looking into another potential case involving a child. An expert with the University of Arizona said these cases could…

Is global warming adding to the Valley’s UV risks? – Daily Independent

Even with all the clouds covering the Valley at the end of July, the forecast UV index was still 8 out of 10. The UV index scale — the National Weather Service’s means of determining the level of danger from…

As Green Transition Flops, Coal Plants Kept Online To Prevent Blackouts

Coal-fired power plants in several states are delaying planned shutdowns in order to avoid blackouts and energy shortages as the delayed development of renewable energy sources is leaving gaps in states’ power grids amid high energy demand. [bold, links added]…

The Supreme Court’s Own Goal on Climate Change – Lawfare

In 1970, Sen. Roman Hruska of Nebraska achieved a dubious immortality when he argued that mediocrity deserves “a little representation” on the Supreme Court in remarks supporting the failed nomination of G. Harrold Carswell. Were he alive today, Hruska could…

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