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Lights, Camera, Climate – Sierra Magazine

In the spring of 2002, multiple movie studios were bidding hard over the right to make an action movie with an unusual adversary: climate change. For Fox, which snagged the deal, the haggling was worth it—when the film was released…

How Climate Change Has Battered the West Before Summer Even Begins – The New York Times

A heat dome is baking Arizona and Nevada, where temperatures have soared past 115 degrees this week and doctors are warning that people can get third-degree burns from the sizzling asphalt. At Lake Mead, which supplies water for 25 million…

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POLITICS: Doubt grows over Biden’s climate strategy

President Biden swept into office on a wave of confidence about confronting climate change. That enthusiasm has turned to doubt as the pace and scale of his agenda fail to meet expectations.

Climate Change Batters the West Before Summer Even Begins – The New York Times

A heat dome is baking Arizona and Nevada, where temperatures have soared past 115 degrees this week and doctors are warning that people can get third-degree burns from the sizzling asphalt. At Lake Mead, which supplies water for 25 million…

Maryland landfills pose bigger climate problem than previously thought – The Chesapeake Bay Journal

Throwing food away is more than wasteful. When it gets buried in a landfill, it generates methane, a climate-warming greenhouse gas many times more potent than carbon dioxide. A new report by the nonprofit Environmental Integrity Project finds that Maryland’s…

Senator Lummis Opposes New SEC Global Warming Disclosures – Sheridan Media – Sheridan Media

U.S. Senator Cynthia Lummis of Wyoming, along with all other Republicans on the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, sent a letter this week to the Securities and Exchange Commission opposing the agency’s proposal to enact new climate…

New Sustainable Roofing Material Can Naturally Keep Buildings Cool Without A/C

Turning on the air conditioning to its highest setting can bring sweet relief. But your resulting energy bill? Not so much. What if your home could stay cool all on its own—no electricity required? That’s the premise of Yi Zheng’s new invention. The associate professor of mechanical and industrial engineering at Northeastern University in Boston […]

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