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Ron DeSantis Pushes Coastal ‘Resilience’ While Doing Little To Tackle Climate Change – NPR

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis speaks to the media about the cruise industry during a press conference at PortMiami in April. DeSantis faces criticism for failing to do all he could on Florida’s biggest environmental threat: climate change. Joe Raedle/Getty Images…

Climate Envoy John Kerry Earned Millions Investing In Oil Companies

John Kerry, President Biden’s special presidential envoy for climate change, held investments in oil companies prior to divesting from the stocks as he took over the position, according to financial forms. Kerry’s financial disclosure forms, which were obtained by Fox News,…

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BUSINESS: Warren Buffett sinks climate measure, says world will adapt

Warren Buffett helped to defeat a shareholder resolution Saturday that urged his sprawling conglomerate Berkshire Hathaway Inc. to inform investors of the risks it faces from climate change. The billionaire also offered a full-throated defense of the oil and gas industry.

Local impacts from fracking the Eagle Ford

(Stanford University) Stanford scientists simulated the local risk of damaging or nuisance-level shaking caused by hydraulic fracturing across the Eagle Ford shale formation in Texas. The results could inform a new approach to managing human-caused earthquakes.

China’s Energy Actions Speak Louder Than Its Phony Climate Pledges

Last week’s climate change summit, though advertised as a meeting designed to get 40 world leaders to make pledges to cut carbon dioxide emissions and save the planet, was more a trade negotiation of sorts, in which the West wants…

What’s Next in the Fight Against Climate Change? – Tufts Now

President Joe Biden’s summit of world leaders last week was a significant step in re-invigorating global cooperation on climate change, experts from The Fletcher School said. But the bold goals of the event still must be translated into a detailed…

Fact Check: Will Biden’s Green Jobs Agenda Create Millions Of Good-Paying Jobs?

CLAIM: President Joe Biden’s green jobs agenda “will create millions of good-paying jobs” that “Americans can raise their families on.” VERDICT: MOSTLY FALSE. Biden’s American Jobs Plan threatens American union jobs and the wages of millions of energy workers, union…

Senate Reverses Controversial Trump Rollback Of Methane Emissions – NPR

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, joined by Sens. Ed Markey (left) and Martin Heinrich, discusses legislation Wednesday to reimpose regulations to reduce methane pollution from oil and gas wells. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption toggle caption J. Scott Applewhite/AP Senate…

Quick methane emissions cut could slow global climate warming by 30% – New Europe

A rapid, full-scale effort to reduce methane emissions from the oil and gas industry, large-scale agriculture and other human sources could slow the worldwide rate of warming by as much as 30%, a newly published paper in the journal Environmental…