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Bill Caplan has way to fight climate change — now – The Riverdale Press

By ETHAN STARK-MILLER The debate over the existence of man-made climate change is all but settled — 97 percent of climate scientists agree on this, according to NASA. And for the past few years, many policymakers — especially of the…

Sea level rises from melting ice massively reduced by limiting global warming – Mirage News

Sea level rise caused by melting ice could be halved this century if the Paris Agreement target of limiting warming to 1.5°C is met. A new study, from an international research team including University of Leeds scientists, explored the land…

Biden Slamming The Door Shut On Much-Needed U.S. Mining

Early on, President Joe Biden promised multitudes of “good-paying, union jobs” to fuel his massive push for wind and solar-powered electric vehicles, EV charging stations, and the tiny portion of his “infrastructure” package that actually involves road and bridge construction….

Australia Announces $100 Million Initiative to Protect Our Oceans

Australia last week committed $100 million to ocean conservation in an effort to protect ‘blue carbon’ environments and reduce emissions. Uniquely suited to care about marine life, as the world’s only island continent, the investment package will also support Australian Marine Parks, expand the Indigenous Protected Areas in the Sea Country and protection of marine […]

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Explainer: Will global warming ‘stop’ as soon as net-zero emissions are reached? – Carbon Brief

Media reports frequently claim that the world is facing “committed warming” in the future as a result of past emissions, meaning higher temperatures are “locked in”, “in the pipeline” or “inevitable”, regardless of the choices society takes today. The best…

New Geology articles published online ahead of print in April

(Geological Society of America) Thirty-one new articles were published online ahead of print for Geology in April. Topics include shocked zircon from the Chicxulub impact crater; the Holocene Sonoran Desert; the architecture of the Congo Basin; the southern Death Valley fault; missing water from the Qiangtang Basin; sulfide inclusions in diamonds; how Himalayan collision stems from subduction; ghost-dune hollows; and the history of the Larsen C Ice Shelf. These Geology articles are online at https://geology.geoscienceworld.org/content/early/recent.

Column: Targeting methane as big step to slow down global warming – The San Diego Union-Tribune

Methane may never rival carbon dioxide as the main culprit of climate change in the public mind, but it’s getting a lot more attention these days. There’s no either/or here. The effort to stave off dire consequences from global warming…

Op-ed | How Elon Musk’s CO2 XPRIZE can fight climate change and advance space exploration – SpaceNews

Want to win Elon Musk’s $100 million XPRIZE for carbon removal? Think small and think Mars. Elon Musk and XPRIZE recently announced a $100 million prize purse for economically scalable ideas to capture and sequester carbon dioxide (CO2). As of…

Lessons brought back from Brazil on how to tackle global warming – The Local Ne.ws

Anna Gibbs (center) with Another volunteer and Robin Le Breton (left), one of the founders of Iracambi as he teaches them about the environment (courtesy photo) Please Support Local Advertisers by Anna Gibbs When I was in third grade, I…