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Climate change to loom large in talks to form new German government – Nature.com

NEWS 27 September 2021 Strong results for green and liberal parties mean climate and energy policies are expected to feature heavily in upcoming coalition talks. Quirin Schiermeier Quirin Schiermeier You have full access to this article via your institution. Annalena…

Climate Change is the Front-Page Story of the Rest of Our Lives – Al-Bawaba

By David Callaway San Francisco – The text from my local police department came without warning or detail – mandatory evacuation. A fire had started in the hill above my neighborhood minutes ago, and suddenly, early on a sunny Thursday morning…

Wind energy can be the puzzle piece that tackles global warming – ZME Science

A rapid expansion of wind energy could achieve a reduction in global warming of 0.3ºC to 0.8ºC by the end of the century, according to a new study. While this would have to be complemented with other emission reduction strategies,…

IPCC climate science report: code red for humanity says UN Secretary General

“Today’s IPCC Working Group 1 Report is a code red for humanity.  The alarm bells are deafening, and the evidence is irrefutable:  greenhouse gas emissions from fossil fuel burning and deforestation are choking our planet and putting billions of people…

Mental health could be the next casualty of global warming – The Japan Times

One evening in July, Stephanie Felts was lying in bed trying to process simultaneous climate disasters all over the world. From a crushing Canadian heatwave to U.S. wildfires and flooding in China, the drumbeat triggered memories of a close call…

Global warming is real, by Jesse L. Jackson Sr. – Richmond Free Press

Record fires in Oregon and California. Floods in Houston and New York. Deadly winter storms in Texas. Droughts across much of the west. Flash floods in England and Germany. Blinding dust storms in China. One hundred year cyclones devastate Fiji…

Small island states call for more aid to fight global warming – The Straits Times

NEW YORK – Small island states, comprising some of the most remote and vulnerable to global warming, say they are being severely shortchanged by developed countries. A statement by the 39-member Association of Small Island States (AOSIS) – which includes…

Limiting global warming to 1.5 degrees to cost at least €6 trillion – Consultancy.uk

According to a new report, if the global energy sector fails to rapidly decarbonise and increase its generation capacity, the world will lose the race to net zero. However, with a number of fossil fuels companies currently suing governments for…

Global warming: Why are net-zero emissions important? – Free Press Journal

You’ll probably hear the term “net-zero emissions” a lot over the coming weeks as government leaders and CEOs, under pressure, talk about how they’ll reduce their countries’ or businesses’ impact on climate change. Amazon, for example, just announced that more…

Hurricane Ida shows the one-two punch of poverty and climate change – Nature.com

WORLD VIEW 21 September 2021 US President Joe Biden’s environmental-justice adviser says: tackle inequality and global warming together. Catherine Coleman Flowers 0 Catherine Coleman Flowers Catherine Coleman Flowers is founding director of the Center for Rural Enterprise and Environmental Justice…

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