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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…

Catastrophic sea-level rise from Antarctic melting possible with severe global warming – EurekAlert

The Antarctic ice sheet is much less likely to become unstable and cause dramatic sea-level rise in upcoming centuries if the world follows policies that keep global warming below a key 2015 Paris climate agreement target, according to a Rutgers…

Nature is Critical to Slowing Climate Change, But It Can Only Do So If We Help It First – InsideClimate News

No matter how many solar panels, wind turbines and electric cars are built between now and 2030, the world won’t meet its increasingly ambitious climate targets without a lot of help from forests, fields and oceans.  “Achieving net-zero by 2050…

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,…

Team effort is a must to combat climate change – San Mateo Daily Journal

On Wednesday, April 28, Senate Democrats, alongside Republican representatives, passed a vote to restore restrictions on the emissions of the climate-warming pollutant, methane. While this significant step toward combating the climate crisis sparks optimism, I think that national policies alone…

It’s time for California to assume a firm stance on climate change readiness – Highlander Newspaper

Post Views: 365 Courtesy of Freepik All too often, countless stories are published that highlight the extreme dangers of climate change. In California, residents have experienced the harmful side effects of global warming in the form of intense wildfires and…

Empowering citizens for successful energy transitions

(International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis) The terms “co-creation” and “co-production”, which denote the possibility for laypeople to participate in decision-making processes that affect their lives, have been gaining popularity. A new IIASA-led study explored options for empowering citizens as a driver for moving from awareness about the need to transform energy systems to action and participation.

Government’s emissions reduction targets mean two degrees or more of catastrophic global warming – Mirage News

Australian Greens The Victorian Labor Government’s emissions reduction targets mean two degrees or more of catastrophic global warming. The government must go further and faster. Scientists have said that for Victoria to contribute its fair share in keeping the world…

How climate change is worsening drought – Environmental Defense Fund

Spring is in full swing across the U.S. – flowers are blooming, pollen is blowing – and this means that the 2021 heat wave, hurricane, and wildfire seasons are just around the corner. After the 2020 Atlantic hurricane season produced…