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The Senate Was History’s Greatest Obstacle to Climate Progress – The Atlantic

Updated at 5:19 p.m. on August 7, 2022 Climate change was born as a modern political issue in the United States Senate. On a hot June day in 1988, a senior NASA scientist warned a Senate committee that global warming,…

US hegemony undermines global efforts to tackle climate change – Global Times

Illustration: Chen Xia/Global Times Across the globe, scorching days are getting hotter and increasingly more frequent. Hundreds of millions of people in the world are currently experiencing sweltering and also dangerous heat waves – an unpleasant new reality as the…

Germany’s Green-Energy Disaster A Warning To Canada, U.S.

Germany, historically the economic powerhouse of Europe, has been brought to its knees through its reckless pursuit of so-called “green energy,” while deliberately forfeiting its own energy security. The disastrous result is a warning to all nations, including Canada, about…

Shared responsibility to slow global warming – Chinadaily.com.cn – China Daily

JIN DING/CHINA DAILY Many countries have been baked by hot weather for weeks. At a temperature of around 15.5 C, the glacial ice of Greenland is melting at an alarming rate of 6 billion tons a day. Experts attribute the…

Shared responsibility to slow global warming – Opinion – Chinadaily.com.cn – China Daily

JIN DING/CHINA DAILY Many countries have been baked by hot weather for weeks. At a temperature of around 15.5 C, the glacial ice of Greenland is melting at an alarming rate of 6 billion tons a day. Experts attribute the…

Biden Concedes Defeat on Climate Bill as Manchin and Inflation Upend Agenda – The New York Times

WASHINGTON — President Biden bowed to political reality on Friday, conceding that he had been unable to persuade a holdout coal-state Democrat, or any Republicans in the Senate, to back legislation that had been his greatest hope to confront the…

Germany Votes To Shutter Its Last Three Nuclear Plants, Favors Coal Instead

Europe’s climate obsessions have led to an energy crisis, and who would have thought the Germans would choose to make it worse. That’s what happened last Thursday when the Bundestag voted to shut down the country’s remaining nuclear power plants…

EU Lawmakers Declare Gas, Nuclear Power As ‘Green Energy’

Lawmakers in the European Union voted to include nuclear power and natural gas in the bloc’s list of investments deemed sustainable, a move it hopes will trigger more funding for those sectors but that critics said would slow down the…

With Climate Agenda Stalled at Home, Biden Still Hopes to Lead Abroad – The New York Times

On his first day in office, President Biden recommitted the United States to the Paris climate agreement, noting in his inaugural address that “a cry for survival comes from the planet itself. A cry that can’t be any more desperate…

Energy

Net zero nuance: commentary on decarbonising the grid misses the mark on batteries and nuclear | Temperature Check

Commentary on decarbonising Australia’s electricity network seems to be heading towards net zero nuance, with questionable claims about the costs of batteries and nuclear power in the past week. One claim relies on an estimate of the cost of a…

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