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Wash. State’s New Climate Law Is Causing Gas Prices To Skyrocket

Gas prices in the state of Washington have surged 40 cents since the new year when a new law designed to penalize greenhouse gas emissions went into effect, according to the U.S. Department of Energy’s Energy Information Administration (EIA). Washington…

League of Women Voters prods Hudson to tackle climate-change concerns – Akron Beacon Journal

With data showing Hudson is creating an outsized impact on its environment in comparison with its neighbors, the League of Women Voters is prodding the affluent northern Summit County city to take the issue of climate change seriously. In the…

What can Starmer learn from Biden? Now is not the time for timidity | Nick Dearden

The severe crises humanity faces will not be solved by the outdated rules of the global economy. Keir Starmer came close to recognising this in his new year’s speech, when he spoke of his plans for “mission-driven” government. The phrase…

‘We Quit’: Extinction Rebellion Vows to Halt Disruptive Protests. So What’s Next? – InsideClimate News

Extinction Rebellion protesters block Lambeth Bridge on April 10, 2022 in London, England. Credit: Hollie Adams/Getty Images A prominent climate advocacy group in the United Kingdom says it will temporarily pause disruptive protests this year, acknowledging that some of the…

Scientists Report a Dramatic Drop in the Extent of Antarctic Sea Ice – InsideClimate News

The new year started with the familiar refrain of climate extremes, as scientists with the National Snow and Ice Data Center reported Jan. 3 that the sea ice around Antarctica dropped to its lowest extent on record for early January….

Aztecs Used the Mountains to Create Sophisticated Farming Calendar that Even Accounted for Leap Years: Study

Without clocks or modern tools, ancient Mexicans watched the sun to maintain a farming calendar that precisely tracked seasons and even adjusted for leap years. In the early 16th century, the largest city in Spain had a population of less than 50,000, whereby in contrast the land the Spanish were on the verge of conquering […]

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