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Ray Buursma: Little hope for addressing global warming – HollandSentinel.com

Failing to acknowledge the problem Most of us know the tale of the teacher who placed a frog in a pan of water for his students to observe. The water was cool, just the right temperature for the frog. Then…

Climate Change Henchmen: Storm, Flood, Heat, Smoke and Fire

As climate change strikes with ever greater ferocity, five henchmen dominate the news: Storm, Flood, Heat, Smoke and Fire. During the first 6 months of 2021, there have been 8 separate billion-dollar weather and climate disaster events across the United…

Infrastructure deal will spend billions targeting climate change – Yahoo News

A bicycle burns in a wildfire in the Rancho Santa Fe area of San Diego in 2007. (Reuters/Mario Anzuoni) With extreme weather disasters making headlines almost daily this summer, Congress appears ready to start spending billions of dollars to fight…

Conservatives may be willing to take on climate change — if you call it something else – Salon

On July 6, lightning sparked a fast-spreading wildfire in southern Oregon that’s now the largest in the country and the state’s third-largest on record. The Bootleg Fire, only recently getting contained after a period of cooler weather, has led more…

IPCC aims to elevate women’s voices in climate science – E&E News

For too long, the world’s foremost scientific body on global warming has overlooked the contributions of female scientists and the unique impact of climate change on the planet’s roughly 3.8 billion women, advocates say. Now the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate…

‘Greenflation’ threatens to derail climate change action – Financial Times

Commodities updates Sign up to myFT Daily Digest to be the first to know about Commodities news. The writer, Morgan Stanley Investment Management’s chief global strategist, is author of ‘The Ten Rules of Successful Nations’ The world faces a growing…

Earth’s energy imbalance removes almost all doubt from human-made climate change – NBC News

For decades, Earth’s energy system has been out of whack. Stability in Earth’s climate hinges on a delicate balance between the amount of energy the planet absorbs from the sun and the amount of energy Earth emits back into space….

Climate change fears spur more Americans to join survivalist schools – NBC News

That sort of rhetoric may sound alarmist, but there are some ominous clouds on the horizon. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change has forecast a temperature rise of 2.5 to 10 degrees Fahrenheit over the next century. Some scientists consider…

New Modelling of Ancient Antarctic Ice Sheets Helps Us See the Future of Global Warming – SciTechDaily

Lead author Anna Ruth Halberstadt in Antarctica. Credit: Anna Ruth Halberstadt New research from University of Massachusetts Amherst gives clearer picture of mid-Miocene Antarctic ice sheet. Last month saw the average concentration of atmospheric carbon dioxide (CO2) climb to almost…

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