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We Finally Rid An Island of 300,000 Rats and Mice – Now Everything is Blooming

One of the biggest conservation success stories in the 21st century has been exterminating invasive species from vulnerable islands. Now, Lord Howe Island in Australia has finished eradicating the entirety of their invasive rat and mouse populations, and the recovery of the endemic-Australian ecosystem has been near-immediate. A UNESCO-listed island in the East Tasman Sea, […]

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California’s Headlong Plunge Into Green-Induced Self-Destruction

With supply shortages on everything from silicon chips for cars and household appliances to food, including baby food, this summer promises an exceptionally miserable shortage—electricity in California, and other things elsewhere in the country. California energy officials warned that the…

How climate scientists keep hope alive as damage worsens – Oregon Public Broadcasting

University of Maine climate scientist Jacquelyn Gill examines a cone from a western pine at the Sawyer Environmental Research Center, Wednesday, May 4, 2022, in Orono, Maine. Gill says her work as a paleo-ecologist and climatologist has given her hope…

Global Warning: Extreme weather conditions are sweeping large parts of the world – The Financial Express

Climate change has been at the top of the agenda for many nations across the world. Why would some global leaders otherwise appoint ‘chief heat officers’, who have the most important tasks at hand—to deal with rising temperatures in their…

Why Climate Change Makes It Harder to Fight Fire With Fire

“As the wildfire seasons get longer, those folks are gone for longer,” said Dan Porter, the forest program director in California at The Nature Conservancy, an environmental nonprofit. “When they come back, we may say, ‘Hey, would you like to…

Polluters are using forests as ‘carbon offsets.’ Climate change has other plans. – National Geographic

On July 6, 2021, lightning ignited a fire in the Fremont-Winema National Forest of southern Oregon, in an area packed with dead trees from a mountain pine-beetle outbreak. Fueled by drought, the Bootleg fire exploded, at one point consuming 1,000…

High Electric Bills Get Ready for Another Energy Price Spike: High Electric Bills

In Oregon, for example, electric rates fell almost 1.5 percent in January and less than 1 percent in February, though some companies like Portland General Electric did raise rates modestly. Even so, rates at that utility remain well below the…

Climate change: Biden, give children their day in court – The Hill

Many American laws contain opening passages with “statements of congressional intent” — short explanations of what Congress hoped a particular law would achieve. They express Congress’s best intentions. Some codify moments of moral clarity lawmakers want to preserve in statutes….

Far-Left Dems Use The Ukraine Crisis To Push Costly Green Energy

A group of six far-left Senate Democrats introduced a resolution Monday urging the federal government to quickly adopt green energy policies for national security reasons. The U.S. must transition to green energy “as quickly as possible,” bring an end to…

Pew Launches Blue Carbon Network to Help States Address Climate Change – The Pew Charitable Trusts

Coastal wetlands—including seagrass beds, salt marshes, and tidal forested wetlands—can help to protect coastal communities from severe storms and flooding. Because they are also incredibly efficient at capturing and storing carbon, these coastal habitats are natural allies in the fight…

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