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The Climate Change Cash Grab – OZY

The desolate climate of the Arctic has historically made it a place of little economic significance. The Earth’s northernmost region is warming at twice the rate of the rest of the globe. The melting of Greenland’s glaciers, Arctic sea ice…

House hunters are fleeing climate change, causing a new kind of gentrification – Grist

House hunting in today’s world comes with a lot of decisions: Do you want to live somewhere urban or rural? How many bedrooms do you need? Are you okay living in a place where the streets frequently flood or the…

Biden’s California Dream: More Regs, More Rules, Higher Energy Prices

I was surprised to read (in The Los Angeles Times) that the Biden administration’s “role model for America” is… California! He wants to “Make America California.” That’s is a terrible idea. Californians now rush to move out of California. Some hopeful…

Does Biden’s American Jobs Plan go big enough on climate change? – Al Jazeera English

At first glance, United States President Joe Biden’s giant American Jobs Plan seems like an environmentalist’s dream: enormous investment in electric vehicles, big tax incentives for renewable energy and widespread improvements to the ailing US power grid. The initiative would…

A message to the Penn community on combatting climate change | Penn Today – Penn Today

Combatting climate change is one of the paramount challenges of our time. We write today to update the University community on a significant new initiative that Penn is undertaking as part of our deep and wide-ranging efforts to respond to…

WHOI and NOAA release report on U.S. socio-economic effects of harmful algal blooms

(Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution) Harmful algal blooms (HABs) occur in all 50 U.S. states and many produce toxins that cause illness or death in humans and commercially important species. However, attempts to place a more exact dollar value on the full range of these impacts often vary widely in their methods and level of detail, which hinders understanding of the scale of their socio-economic effects.

CSRWire – Addressing the Climate Crisis – CSRwire.com

Published 5 hours ago Submitted by Qualcomm Inc. As featured in Qualcomm’s 2020 Corporate Responsibility Report In 2020, we saw a shift in the climate change conversation: the link between climate risk and a company’s long-term success came to the…

Assessing the impacts of nodule mining on the deep-sea environment

(Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel (GEOMAR)) Scientists of the JPI Oceans project “MiningImpact” are embarking on a 6-week long expedition to the Clarion-Clipperton Fracture Zone (CCZ) in the Pacific. Their goal is to carry out an independent scientific monitoring of the test of a prototype nodule collector machine conducted at the same time by the Belgian company Global Sea Resources (GSR).

Biden’s Big Climate Conference Looking Expensive And Useless

The Biden administration is desperate to demonstrate global leadership. President Biden has settled upon climate change as the ideal issue with which to be seen in command of the world. He has decided to lead a “climate summit” for forty…

Appeals Court Upholds Dismissal Of NYC’s Climate Lawfare Suit

The climate litigation campaign was dealt yet another stinging defeat in New York on Thursday after a federal appeals court rejected New York City’s attempt to revive its climate lawsuit against energy companies. It’s the second major loss in the…