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In the climate change era, every bit of warming matters: Sumaira Abdulali – Forbes India

Agriculture is the highest source of methane emissions, and is led by emissions from livestock, the dairy and beef industries, says data available with the USImage: Shutterstock In September 2020, Satellite Iris launched by GHGSat, Canada, observed her first methane…

Intensified daily rainfall driven by climate-change from burning oil and coal will harm the global economy – YubaNet

January 12, 2022 – Economic growth goes down when the number of wet days and days with extreme rainfall go up, a team of Potsdam scientists finds. Rich countries are most severely affected and herein the manufacturing and service sectors,…

How The UK Is Paying The Price For Rampant Eco Hypocrisy

We British specialize in holding two contradictory positions at once, especially when it comes to politics. Avowed NHS-lovers will grumble incessantly about its lengthy waiting lists. We dislike part-time politicians – but somehow loathe career politicians even more. The sagas…

The Climate-Change Chicanery Of Netflix’s ‘Don’t Look Up’

“Don’t Look Up,” Adam McKay’s dark comedy released on Netflix just before Christmas, has gotten an enormous amount of attention, despite the fact most film critics tend to agree it doesn’t hold together too well artistically, even as some welcome…

Don’t Look Up Doesn’t Get the Climate Crisis – New York Magazine

Photo: Niko Tavernise/Netflix Don’t Look Up is an obscenely overlong, occasionally funny satire of American media and politics. But it aspires to be something more. As he has emphasized in interviews, director Adam McKay conceived of the film as an…

A European Revelation On Climate That Biden Should Heed

Believe it or not, the European Union is set to include nuclear and natural gas on the list of industries eligible for “green” investments. Someone, please pass the smelling salts to the Sierra Club. At issue is the so-called taxonomy…

Opinion | Scenes From a World on Fire – The New York Times

Mr. Manchin, an essential vote in an evenly divided United States Senate, has always been skeptical of any serious federal effort to combat global warming. Last month, he said no and no again to Mr. Biden’s $2.2 trillion social policy…

How do you make a movie about a hyperobject? – High Country News

The film ‘Don’t Look Up’ turns climate change into an allegorical comet   You are, at this point, aware of the crisis. Scientists have warned us of its imminence, but we’ve doubted their data or dismissed them as alarmists. Politicians,…

UK’s Energy Policy Has Failed; Fuel Bills Set To Double To £2,000

With average energy bills set to double to £2,000 next year, it makes sense that the Government should cut 5 percent VAT on household power to help us cope with a massive price hike that could push 1.5 million of…

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