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Is global warming adding to the Valley’s UV risks? – Daily Independent

Even with all the clouds covering the Valley at the end of July, the forecast UV index was still 8 out of 10. The UV index scale — the National Weather Service’s means of determining the level of danger from…

State AGs Take Aim At $10 Trillion Investment Giant Over Woke Investing

A coalition of 19 Republican attorneys general says BlackRock CEO Larry Fink prioritizes left-wing political initiatives over shareholder returns and is jeopardizing the retirement of middle-class workers with pensions. Fink’s embrace of environmental, social, and governance investment policies, known as…

NYT’s Krugman Thinks Dems Can ‘Save’ Civilization With Build Back Broke Bill

New York Times economic columnist Paul Krugman is now pretending to be a climate expert since his economic record on inflation is just awful. Now, he’s celebrating Democrat senators for allegedly trying to “save” civilization from a supposed eco-disaster with…

Will a freeze in US–China climate talks threaten global action – Nature.com

US climate envoy John Kerry and Xie Zhenhua, China’s representative on climate change have met regularly. Now China has suspended these talks.Credit: Arnd Wiegmann/Reuters via Alamy Cooperation between the United States and China on global warming has been dealt a…

How the four-day workweek could be another tool against global warming – MSNBC

Compressing the workweek from five days to four days would dramatically improve the quality of life of workers while incentivizing them to get roughly the same amount of work done more efficiently. That’s the standard argument for the idea, and…

Global warming could affect children’s fitness – UPI News

Children are not as physically fit as their parents were when they were kids, and this will likely harm them as the Earth warms, new research claims. The findings are based on a comprehensive review of more than 150 studies…

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,…

The Supreme Court’s Own Goal on Climate Change – Lawfare

In 1970, Sen. Roman Hruska of Nebraska achieved a dubious immortality when he argued that mediocrity deserves “a little representation” on the Supreme Court in remarks supporting the failed nomination of G. Harrold Carswell. Were he alive today, Hruska could…

How Republicans Are ‘Weaponizing’ Public Office Against Climate Action – The New York Times

Like Ms. Omarova, Ms. Raskin withdrew her nomination. “Sarah was subject to baseless attacks from industry and conservative interest groups,” Mr. Biden said in a statement. The treasurers have also set their sights on new federal rules and regulations intended…

Biden’s EV Push Facing Major Setbacks With Recycling, Weather, Fire

Thanks to the bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, there’s more than $60 billion available for grid transportation investment. Plus, $5 billion is earmarked for state grants to help establish high-capacity charging stations on every highway in the United States,…

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