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He Planted a Giant Sequoia in the UK to Offset His Carbon Footprint for Life – And 700 More to Make a Forest

Rather than sending money off to some questionable and unconfirmable carbon-capture forest, Henry Emson figured he would plant his own trees so he could look into the face of society and say “my carbon footprint is accounted for.” As it turns out, Emson realized that it was better to go big, and so planted a […]

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Opinion: Davos Was a Case Study in How Not to Talk About Climate Change – Undark Magazine

Science has a resistance to ill-founded assertions embedded deep in its bones. Carl Sagan called this “baloney detection.” But in the face of climate change, arguably our largest science-related crisis, these baloney detection capabilities haven’t kept our leaders honest. Consider…

Why West Virginia Vs. EPA Could Be A Much Bigger Decision Than Roe

Believe it or not, overturning Roe v. Wade may not be the Supreme Court’s most dramatic decision this year. Instead, its ruling on West Virginia vs. the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) could prove far more consequential. It could literally upend…

G7 ‘climate club’ to tackle global warming amid criticism of fossil fuel ‘loophole’ – SBS News

Releasing their final communique, G7 leaders announced a “climate club” will be launched by the end of the year with the aim of speeding up efforts to tackle global warming. Civil society groups said they wanted to see more ambition,…

Tropical Trees Are Dying Twice As Fast Due to Climate Change – SciTechDaily

According to a new study, trees are living about half as long as they formerly did. This trend was discovered to be widespread throughout species and locations across the region. According to new research, climate change may have caused rainforest…

Hurricane hell and climate punishment – The Hill

It’s hurricane season again, and as The Hill has reported, the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) warns that this year is expected to be worse than usual, for the seventh consecutive year. Climate change is making these storms…

“Preventing global warming”: Biden calls clean energy matter of national security – RTL Today

US President Joe Biden told a climate conference for major economies Friday that Russia’s war in Ukraine shows the shift to renewable energy is a matter of national security as well as key to preventing global warming. “Russia’s brutal and…

A Map Shows Where Locals Can Find and Pick Wild Food for Free

People suffering with the cost of living crisis are being offered help—a map which shows them where they can find and pick free wild food. The Community Food Support Map shows people where food can be foraged, from vegan bacon alternatives to flower heads that can be used to make puddings. Based in Rame, Cornwall, […]

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Global warming can linger for ages – The Kathmandu Post

By now, few people question the reality that humans are altering Earth’s climate. The real question is: How quickly can we halt, even reverse, the damage? Part of the answer to this question lies in the concept of “committed warming,”…

What is ‘committed warming’? A climate scientist explains why global warming can continue after emissions end – Kiowa County Press

Greenhouse gases emitted today linger in the atmosphere for years to centuries. David McNew/Getty Images Julien Emile-Geay, USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences By now, few people question the reality that humans are altering Earth’s climate. The real…

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