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The Fervent Debate Over the Best Way to Confront Global Warming – Undark Magazine

In the late 1950s, Ian Burton, then a geographer at the University of Chicago, learned about a troubling conundrum with levees. These expensive and engineering-intensive strategies — which the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers favored for reining in floods along…

Will a freeze in US–China climate talks threaten global action – Nature.com

US climate envoy John Kerry and Xie Zhenhua, China’s representative on climate change have met regularly. Now China has suspended these talks.Credit: Arnd Wiegmann/Reuters via Alamy Cooperation between the United States and China on global warming has been dealt a…

‘Research Misconduct’: Scientist Falsified Work On Fish Behavior And Reefs

Yesterday, Science magazine reported that the University of Delaware “found one of its star scientists guilty of research misconduct.” This is a big deal. Science reports that the university [bold, links added]: …has accepted an investigative panel’s conclusion that marine…

The Senate Was History’s Greatest Obstacle to Climate Progress – The Atlantic

Updated at 5:19 p.m. on August 7, 2022 Climate change was born as a modern political issue in the United States Senate. On a hot June day in 1988, a senior NASA scientist warned a Senate committee that global warming,…

Senate inches toward passage of Inflation Reduction Act amid marathon debate – The Washington Post

Listen 6 min Comment on this story Comment Gift Article Senate Democrats were poised on Sunday to approve a sprawling bill to combat climate change, lower health-care costs, revise the tax code and reduce the deficit, after toiling through the…

‘Unequivocal’ Evidence that Humans Cause Climate Change, Contrary to Posts of Old Video – FactCheck.org

SciCheck Digest There is “unequivocal” evidence that humans are causing global warming, the U.N. climate change panel has said. But viral posts revive a 2014 video of Weather Channel co-founder John Coleman falsely claiming “climate change is not happening.” The…

Warming trend is both global and local | Opinion – NJ.com

These days it is not uncommon to hear an avalanche of information about global warming, especially now that most of us are wilting in the heat. The British recently were baking in temperatures at or above 40 degrees Celsius. Translated…

Winds Of Change In Antarctica: Beyond Global Warming Issues – Analysis – Eurasia Review

Our prevalent maps are elegant, highly detailed, and generally sufficient to forestall vertigo among the more privileged, but the dragons of the unknown world are no longer just decorous motifs in the margin. In fact, they increasingly suggest that it…

Trudeau Is Now Attacking Canada’s Farmers With IPCC-Driven Mandates

To flip a very famous phrase: now is the summer of our discontent. Toronto — always yearning to be a world-renowned city, but not in this way — has had its main airport deemed the “world’s worst.” The government of…

Eight Years? Nine Years? A Climate-Alarmist Guide To Doomsday

Advocates of combating climate change are increasingly invoking doomsday scenarios to pressure President Biden to take unilateral action to lower greenhouse gas emissions, despite a history of such claims falling flat. The rhetoric is coming not only from progressive activists…

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