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Climate Protesters in Australia Face Harsh New Penalties

MELBOURNE, Australia — When climate protesters took to the streets of Sydney this week, including blocking one of its busiest traffic tunnels for over an hour, they faced the fury of government officials who labeled them “professional pests” and warned…

Supreme Court Limits E.P.A.’s Ability to Restrict Power Plant Emissions

In dissent, Justice Kagan wrote that the statute at issue in the case had given the agency ample authority. “The Clean Air Act was major legislation, designed to deal with a major public policy issue,” she wrote, adding: “Congress knows…

Your Friday Briefing: A Major U.S. Climate Ruling

Good morning. We’re covering a major climate-related ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court, the 25th anniversary of Hong Kong’s link with China and a victory for Ukraine. New limits on the E.P.A.’s authority The U.S. Supreme Court limited the Environmental…

Court Decision Leaves Biden With Few Tools to Combat Climate Change

Electric vehicle sales have doubled over the past year, making up about 5 percent of new vehicle sales in the United States in the first quarter of 2022, compared with about 2.5 percent in the first quarter of 2021. General…

The climate math just got harder

The Supreme Court has issued one of the most important environmental rulings ever, which will make the battle against global warming even more difficult. This newsletter is going to explain the basics of the court’s decision, and then talk to…

Opinion: Davos Was a Case Study in How Not to Talk About Climate Change – Undark Magazine

Science has a resistance to ill-founded assertions embedded deep in its bones. Carl Sagan called this “baloney detection.” But in the face of climate change, arguably our largest science-related crisis, these baloney detection capabilities haven’t kept our leaders honest. Consider…

Wildfires Could Be Treated as a Form Of Maintenance, Like Flu Shots

But the problem isn’t uncertainty, exactly, or the fundamental unknowability of the underlying dynamics. We know with some amount of precision how weather conditions can affect the flammability of the landscape on a week-to-week basis. “Actually, a lot of this…

How Does Climate Change Affect Hurricanes? – The New York Times

Researchers are unsure about whether human-caused climate change will mean longer or more active hurricane seasons in the future, but there is broad agreement on one thing: Global warming is changing storms. Scientists say that unusually warm Atlantic surface temperatures…

How Does Climate Change Affect Hurricanes?

Researchers are unsure about whether human-caused climate change will mean longer or more active hurricane seasons in the future, but there is broad agreement on one thing: Global warming is changing storms. Scientists say that unusually warm Atlantic surface temperatures…

A Bicycle Built for Transporting Cargo Takes Off

Of particular concern is last-mile urban delivery, which is the most expensive, least efficient and most impactful part of the supply chain. “Currently we have too many large vehicles driving empty. In the U.S., empty trucks drive 20 billion miles…

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