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EXPLAINER: Why Court’s EPA-climate change ruling matters – Spectrum News

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court’s climate change ruling on Thursday is likely to hinder President Joe Biden’s plans to cut greenhouse gas emissions in half by the end of the decade and to make the U.S. a global leader…

Supreme Court Curbs EPA Power, Other Federal Agencies On Notice

The Supreme Court on Thursday curtailed the Environmental Protection Agency’s powers to restrict greenhouse-gas emissions from power plants, in a decision that could limit the authority of government agencies to address major policy questions without congressional approval. [bold, links added]…

Supreme Court curbs EPA’s ability to fight climate change – CNN

CNN  —  The Supreme Court curbed the Environmental Protection Agency’s ability to broadly regulate carbon emissions from existing power plants, a major defeat for the Biden administration’s attempts to slash emissions at a moment when scientists are sounding alarms about…

Opinion: Davos Was a Case Study in How Not to Talk About Climate Change – Undark Magazine

Science has a resistance to ill-founded assertions embedded deep in its bones. Carl Sagan called this “baloney detection.” But in the face of climate change, arguably our largest science-related crisis, these baloney detection capabilities haven’t kept our leaders honest. Consider…

EPA Sets Timetable for Curbing Leaks of Climate-Warming HFCs – NRDC (Natural Resources Defense Council)

WASHINGTON – Under an agreement announced today, the Environmental Protection Agency has agreed to a timeline for implementing a congressional mandate to issue federal standards curbing leaks of hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs), super-potent climate-warming chemicals used in industrial and commercial refrigeration equipment.  …

Letter: Focus on global warming has led to pollution rise – Financial Times

Your article on the recent heatwaves in New Delhi (Opinion, June 22) raises the question as to how to protect vulnerable inhabitants of cities from the effects of global warming. With our understandable focus on heatwaves, it is not widely…

Oceans Key To Global Warming Fight: US Climate Envoy – Barron’s

“You cannot solve the problem of the climate crisis without dealing with the ocean … and you can’t solve the problems in the oceans without dealing with climate,” US special envoy John Kerry told AFP CHANDAN KHANNA Safeguarding the world’s…

Oceans key to global warming fight: US climate envoy – FRANCE 24 English

Issued on: 28/06/2022 – 21:56Modified: 28/06/2022 – 21:54 Lisbon (AFP) – Safeguarding the world’s oceans will be fundamental to tackling global warming, US climate envoy John Kerry told AFP on Tuesday, warning that war in Ukraine and its economic fallout…

World is not going to avoid 1.5 Celsius global warming ‘tipping point’, researchers warn – Yahoo News

Current efforts to limit warming are not sufficient, the researchers have warned. (Getty) The battle to limit global warming to 1.5 Celsius by 2050 is doomed, according to researchers who have reviewed data around global warming. To achieve the goal…

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