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Obama Judges Undermine Pipelines: A ‘Sneak Peek Of The Biden Energy Plan’

The nation may be awash in oil and natural gas, but U.S. pipelines are running on fumes after three high-profile conduits ran aground in 24 hours, the victims of Obama-appointed judges and regulatory uncertainty under the possibility of a climate-woke…

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The environmentalist’s apology: how Michael Shellenberger unsettled some of his prominent supporters

Few things engage a particular subset of conservative media more than an environmentalist having an apparent change of heart and dumping all over the “climate scare”. Earlier this week, the Australian newspaper ran an opinion piece that fitted this narrative…

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Deforestation and land-clearing are taking a toll on Brazil’s corn yield

(Dartmouth College) Brazil is one of the top three producers of both soy and corn globally, and its agricultural sector accounts for one-fifth of the country’s economy. Deforestation and land-clearing practices have long been linked to decreases in biodiversity, and increases in temperature, stream flow, fire occurence, and carbon dioxide emissions. According to a Dartmouth study published in Nature Sustainability, these land-clearing practices in Brazil are also altering the climate and can significantly reduce corn yields

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Global Warming Is Melting Our Sense of Time – New York Magazine

Satellite image of smoke from active fires burning near the Eastern Siberian town of Verkhoyansk, Russia, on June 23, 2020. Photo: Handout/NASA Earth Observatory On June 20, in the small Siberian town of Verkhoyansk, north of the Arctic Circle, a…

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Climate change: Scotland’s emissions rise as world heads for catastrophic 5C of global warming – Dr Richard Dixon – The Scotsman

NewsOpinionColumnists Scientists now believe the Earth’s atmosphere may be more sensitive to greenhouse gases than previously thought, writes Dr Richard Dixon. Monday, 22nd June 2020, 4:45 pm Greenhouse gas emissions produced by transport have hardly reduced in Scotland since 1990…

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Climate change: Scotland’s emissions rise as world heads for catastrophic 5C of global warming – Dr Richard Dixon – The Scotsman

NewsOpinionColumnists Scientists now believe the Earth’s atmosphere may be more sensitive to greenhouse gases than previously thought, writes Dr Richard Dixon. Monday, 22nd June 2020, 4:45 pm Greenhouse gas emissions produced by transport have hardly reduced in Scotland since 1990…