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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…

Worst States for Climate Change in the US – EARTH.ORG

Pollution, extreme weather, and natural hazards are just some examples of events caused by global warming. The US is currently experiencing some of its worst droughts and heatwaves. Water as well as air pollution are rising to unprecedented levels across…

EPA Doing Flyovers Of Largest Oil Field To Spot Methane Leaks, ‘Intimidate’

The Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Region 6 department is conducting helicopter flyovers over the Permian Basin to identify “super-emitters” of methane gas among oil and gas operations, according to an Aug. 1 news release. The flyovers will use infrared cameras…

Va. Ratepayers On The Hook For $9.8 BILLION Offshore Wind Boondoggle

The State Corporation Commission (SCC), which regulates public utilities, recently approved a new Dominion Energy-backed $9.8 billion offshore wind farm, the Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind Project (CVOW), 27 miles off the coast of Virginia Beach. Unsurprisingly, Virginia ratepayers will pay…

How Republicans Are ‘Weaponizing’ Public Office Against Climate Action – The New York Times

Like Ms. Omarova, Ms. Raskin withdrew her nomination. “Sarah was subject to baseless attacks from industry and conservative interest groups,” Mr. Biden said in a statement. The treasurers have also set their sights on new federal rules and regulations intended…

Personal behavior — even Taylor Swift’s — is a minor part of climate change – Axios

Celebrities would be doing the Earth a favor if they cut back on private jets, but combating global warming will require bigger systemic changes, not just better personal behavior. Driving the news: A recent report from Yard, a U.K. marketing…

15 Powerful Ted Talks on Climate Change You Need to Watch – EARTH.ORG

Since 1984, the nonprofit organisation TED has been devoted to spreading ideas, usually in the form of short, powerful talks that cover topics ranging from science and business to global issues in more than 100 languages. In recent years, several…

How the New Climate Bill Would Reduce Emissions – The New York Times

A majorclimate and energy package announced last week in a deal by Senate Democrats would put the United States much closer to its goal of cutting global warming pollution in half by 2030, several new independent analyses have concluded. U.S….

Climate Brief: Turning the global warming tide takes all of us – Daily Kos

My sign for the community Lies will not change reality. Global warming threatens our health, lifestyles and survival. There will be no survival of the healthiest, or the richest or the strongest. Each of us will be affected. Each of…

Why Louisville Metro Council is smarter than SCOTUS on global warming – Forward Kentucky

A tale of two cities can be told about last month’s U.S. Supreme Court decision throwing out the Environmental Protection Agency’s plan to protect the environment from global warming. It’s the worst of times in Washington, D.C. The Supreme Court’s…

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