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Our coming climate apocalypse (or is it already here?) – The Boston Globe

We are in desperation mode — act accordingly Thank you to Sabrina Shankman for calling global warming exactly what it is: a climate apocalypse (“In weather extremes, a climate apocalypse,” Page A1, July 25). Sadly, we knew about climate change…

Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal, Federal Employee Vaccines, Climate Change Impact : Up First – NPR

Senate Democrats and Republicans came together to advance a roughly $1 trillion proposal to improve the country’s aging infrastructure, a deal months in the making. Also, President Biden is set to announce that all civilian federal employees must be vaccinated…

China becomes a leader in global war against climate change – Global Times

Illustration: Chen Xia/GT China unveiled last week a maglev transportation system capable of supporting train routes which can run at 600 kilometers per hour, the fastest ground vehicle in the world to date. Using electro-magnetic force, the country’s self-developed maglev…

In Our Opinion: New urgency is needed to slow global warming – Oneonta Daily Star

Are you enjoying this summer weather yet? If you’re a New York state resident, you may have noticed some rain recently. Communities all across the state, from Buffalo to New York City, are closing in on record rainfall totals for July…

Worried They’ll Be Called ‘Climate Deniers’, Some Republicans Are Dancing With Dems

There is a new animal in Congress. It’s called the Conservative Climate Caucus (CCS). It exists because some Republicans can’t resist muddying the waters when it comes to making energy more expensive. Rep. John Curtis, the former Democratic mayor of…

Mitt Romney says ignoring global warming would be ‘extraordinary lapse’ – Deseret News

Failure to take steps to prevent global warming because of politics will be seen as an “extraordinary lapse” in America’s judgment decades from now, Utah Sen. Mitt Romney said Wednesday. Romney, a Republican, said at a Senate hearing that it’s…

Climate change is no longer other worldly, and inaction is no longer an option – USA TODAY

Not long ago, climate change for many Americans was like a distant bell. News of starving polar bears or melting glaciers was tragic and disturbing, but other worldly. Not any more. Hundreds died in unprecedented triple-digit heat in Oregon, Washington and western Canada late last…

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Guest view: We must work together to take climate change steps – Montana Standard

{{featured_button_text}} Two facts are clear about this summer of 2021. First, it’s hot, darned hot, record-smashing hot. Second, it’s dry, extremely dry, so dry that much of Montana is experiencing a drought characterized as “extreme.” This summer’s torrid weather is…

Energy Sec. Granholm Under Fire For Ethical Lapses, Ties To Battery Company

The Biden administration’s Energy Department suffers from a “pattern of ethical issues” under Secretary Jennifer Granholm, according to Republican members of the House Oversight and Reform Committee. In a Tuesday letter to Granholm that focused on whether Assistant Secretary Kelly…

EU, China Unveil Sweeping Plans to Cut Greenhouse-Gas Emissions – The Wall Street Journal

The European Union and China presented sweeping plans to limit greenhouse-gas emissions that will increase costs for industry and consumers, though they drew criticism from environmentalists as not going far enough to slow climate change. The moves, while both long…

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