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What Are the Solutions to Climate Change? – NRDC (Natural Resources Defense Council)

Jump to section: Technicians from Solaris Energy carry out the first-annual servicing and cleaning on a heat pump that was installed into a house originally built in the 1930s, in Folkestone, United Kingdom. Andrew Aitchison / In pictures via Getty…

The United States Finally Joins a Global Climate Treaty That Phases Down HFCs – NRDC (Natural Resources Defense Council)

Projections of ozone layer depletion had the Montreal Protocol not been signed It worked: In 1987, countries came together and signed the Montreal Protocol, which began phasing out production of CFCs from the marketplace and replaced them with readily available,…

Global Warming: Fact or Fiction? – The Hornet

Warren Whitaker The term “global warming” has been used extensively by both politicians and scientists alike across the globe. Often used as a way to divide the American people, global warming is a planet wide issue that should be bringing…

Climate Tipping Points Are Closer Than Once Thought – NRDC (Natural Resources Defense Council)

Smoke from a fire in the Amazon rainforest near Porto Velho, Rondonia State, September 2019 Bruno Kelly/Reuters Why are scientists increasingly concerned about climate tipping points? There are still many unknowns, but improved climate modeling and new observations create a…

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Two-thirds of US money for fossil fuel pours into Africa despite climate goals

Joe Biden will head to Egypt next week to tout America’s re-emergence as a leader on the climate crisis at the Cop27 talks. But he will be landing in a continent that the US continues to pour billions of dollars…

Will Climate Change Doom US Truck Habit? Detroit Says No – Barron’s

Like other electric vehicles being developed by Detroit, Ford Motor Co.’s F-150 Lightning has been praised as an improvement in addressing climate change, although it requires more energy to recharge than does a smaller vehicle JEFF KOWALSKY The US consumer’s…

Effects of Climate Change – Impacts and Examples – NRDC (Natural Resources Defense Council)

Jump to Section Tokyo during a record-breaking heat wave, August 13, 2020 The Yomiuri Shimbun via AP Images Higher average temperatures This change in global average temperature—seemingly small but consequential and climbing—means that, each summer, we are likely to experience…

Africa vs. Climate Change – Harvard International Review

Climate change: one of the most pressing problems for every country. Or is it? Although it is common to hear of wealthier nations engaging in dialogue to combat the effects of global warming, climate change is not universally prioritized. While…

Climate Change: Is Pakistan Ready To Face the Existential Threat? – The Friday Times

The recent flash floods affected 33 million Pakistanis. The estimated loss runs to ~30 billion USD with the notorious twins — global warming and the resultant climate change — holding the primary responsibility for the same. Unfortunately, by using the…

White House is pushing ahead research to cool Earth by reflecting back sunlight – CNBC

Full frame sun, Climate change, Heatwave hot sun, Global warming from the sun and burning Chuchart Duangdaw | Moment | Getty Images The White House is coordinating a five-year research plan to study ways of modifying the amount of sunlight…

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