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Climate Change Concerns Make Many Around the World Willing to Alter How They Live and Work – Pew Research Center’s Global Attitudes Project

Mud-covered cars stand piled up near Bad Neuenahr-Ahrweiler in western Germany on July 22, days after deadly floods caused major damage in the region. (Christof Stache/AFP via Getty Images) This analysis focuses on attitudes toward global climate change around the…

Scientists sniff for hidden methane leaks to combat global warming – Euronews

Methane leaks are the focus of new efforts to slow the pace of global warming. The colourless and odourless gas is an astonishing 84 times more potent in heating our atmosphere than carbon dioxide over a 20 year period. However,…

Opinion | Hamilton’s council must lead on global warming action – TheSpec.com

Climate change is an emergency in more than name only. It needs to be not only a priority but the priority. Cities can start by drastically reducing fossil fuel use in their own vehicles and their own buildings. They need…

California’s Thirst For Water May Accelerate Global Warming – KPBS

Photo by Katie Schoolov Above: A water-efficient sprinkler sprays plants in a Chula Vista yard in this undated photograph. A new study finds the push to secure more water in California may hurt the state’s ability to meet greenhouse gas…

Climate Change is “Supercharging” Tropical Cyclones Like Ida – Discover Magazine

As I’m writing this on the evening of Saturday, Aug. 28th, Hurricane Ida is bearing down on the Louisiana coast just south of New Orleans. Churning over unusually warm waters, it is expected to strengthen into a monster Category 4…

Smith: Global warming, climate change, climate emergency | Perspective | rutlandherald.com – Rutland Herald

The words used to describe what is happening to Planet Earth have changed over time, and are politically charged for some people. A better description might be Wacky Weather — even better, Weather Extremes. We might be able to agree…

Smith: Global warming, climate change, climate emergency | Perspective | timesargus.com – Barre Montpelier Times Argus

The words used to describe what is happening to Planet Earth have changed over time, and are politically charged for some people. A better description might be Wacky Weather — even better, Weather Extremes. We might be able to agree…

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How Are California’s Towns and Cities Planning to Meet New Food Waste Recycling Laws?

California’s Short-Lived Climate Pollutants Bill (SB 1383) goes into effect in 2022. One of the most significant changes will be the requirement for food scraps and edible food waste to be composted instead of thrown away. Starting on January 1, 2022, food scraps, yard trimmings, and other forms of organic waste will be collected through curbside […]

Conversations with Joe & Ken: To stop or adapt to climate change – Kankakee Daily Journal

Joe: As you know, we are experiencing serious fires, floods, heatwaves and droughts. We have global threats demanding solutions. According to Michael Mann, who directs the Earth System Science Center at Penn State, “the rise in extreme weather events is…

Clean energy conundrum: A/C units contribute to climate change but are essential for those suffering its effects – NBC News

As climate change increases the prevalence and geographical spread of extreme heat in the U.S., air conditioner companies are seeing hot demand for their cooling units — and Covid-19 is adding an extra layer of need. “Not only are people…

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