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New low-cost solutions could save sea turtles from a climate change-induced sex crisis | TheHill – The Hill

Because of global warming, most newborn sea turtles are female, which could put their long-term survival at risk. New research reveals that in addition to more widely used techniques such as shading and irrigation, the splitting of the turtle nests,…

Biden admin’s first climate pollution rule takes aim at refrigerants – NBC News

WASHINGTON – The Biden administration used its federal powers to limit emissions for the first time Monday, proposing a rule that would phase out the use of a common refrigerant blamed for driving global warming. Hydrofluorocarbons, known as HFCs and…

Biden And The Boardroom: Turning Up The Temperature On Climate Change – Forbes

Earth Day 2021 was pretty significant from a corporate governance perspective. Getty For those corporate boards that haven’t been paying much attention to climate change, now might be a good time to start reconsidering that position. For on Earth Day…

Senate Reverses Controversial Trump Rollback Of Methane Emissions – NPR

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, joined by Sens. Ed Markey (left) and Martin Heinrich, discusses legislation Wednesday to reimpose regulations to reduce methane pollution from oil and gas wells. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption toggle caption J. Scott Applewhite/AP Senate…

Column: Targeting methane as big step to slow down global warming – The San Diego Union-Tribune

Methane may never rival carbon dioxide as the main culprit of climate change in the public mind, but it’s getting a lot more attention these days. There’s no either/or here. The effort to stave off dire consequences from global warming…

Senate Reinstated Obama-Era Regulations on Methane – The New York Times

“More regulations are not the answer,” said Senator John Barrasso of Wyoming, the ranking Republican on the Senate Energy Committee. Mr. Barrasso noted that he had written legislation designed to reduce methane emissions by requiring additional permitting of natural gas…

Fishing in African waters

(University of Delaware) Industrial fleets from countries around the world have been increasingly fishing in African waters, but with climate change and increasing pollution threatening Africa’s fish stocks, there is a growing concern of the sustainability of these marine fisheries if they continue to be exploited by foreign countries.

Every American has a powerful tool to fight climate change: A vote – Savannah Morning News

This is an op-ed by Steve Willis, board president of the Center for a Sustainable Coast, an environmental advocacy group that seeks to improve the responsible use, protection, and conservation of coastal Georgia’s resources. The April 18 edition of the Savannah Morning News…

Climate change will not be fixed without Africa – Atlantic Council

World leaders appear on a video screen during a virtual Climate Summit with world leaders in the East Room at the White House in Washington, U.S., on April 23, 2021. Photo credit: Reuters/Tom Brenner. When Congolese President Félix Tshisekedi spoke…