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VICTOR JOECKS: After the coronavirus, I’m even more skeptical of global warming alarmism – Las Vegas Review-Journal

To function in modern society, you have to rely on experts. There’s so much specialization that no person can be knowledgeable in everything. Doctors, mechanics and plumbers can spend years learning their crafts. In these relationships, how much you trust…

Maryland landfills pose bigger climate problem than previously thought – The Chesapeake Bay Journal

Throwing food away is more than wasteful. When it gets buried in a landfill, it generates methane, a climate-warming greenhouse gas many times more potent than carbon dioxide. A new report by the nonprofit Environmental Integrity Project finds that Maryland’s…

Global Warming: A growing concern to all of us – Rising Kashmir

Global warming will impact life on Earth in many ways, but the extent of the change is largely up to us   DAR ZAHID HUSSAIN Global warming is the unusually rapid increase in Earth’s average surface temperature over the past…

To Respond to Rising Sea Levels, The Maldives is Building a Floating City

Late 19th and early 20th century fiction was filled with visions of a brave new world where science, technology, and machinery would come together to build metropolises under the sea, floating in the air, or out in space. Now a Dutch planning and architecture firm is working with the Maldives to create a 200-hectare floating […]

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Big Banks Face Climate-Change Tests – The Wall Street Journal

The Bank of England launched a program to assess the ability of lenders and insurers to withstand risks such as rising sea levels, flooding, cyclones and wildfires, in the latest step by a central bank to scrutinize the impact of…

India may have lost 3% of its GDP due to global warming – Hindustan Times

India may have already lost 3% of its gross domestic product (GDP) on account of global warming of 1 degree Celsius over pre-industrial levels, and risks losing 10% of its GDP in the extreme scenario of a 3 degree Celsius…

Climate change impacts on seaports, threat to development – PreventionWeb

By Regina Asariotis Seaports are essential for global trade-led development, and for the ‘Blue Economy’. They provide access to global markets and supply-chains for all countries, and are integral to maritime transport, as well as fisheries, offshore energy development, and…

Climate change risks will affect U.S. bank capital in long-run – official – Reuters

Students attend a protest rally to call for urgent action to slow the pace of climate change, in Los Angeles, California, U.S., March 15, 2019. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson/File Photo/File Photo U.S. regulators will “eventually” have to factor climate change risks into…

90% chance Earth will set global warming temperature record between 2021 and 2025: report | News – Daily Hive

A new report from the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) says there is a 90% chance that at least one year between now and 2025 will have the hottest recorded temperatures on Earth — a record currently held by the year…

Global warming could pass 1.5°C within the next five years – Moneyweb.co.za

There’s about a 40% chance that the global average temperature for at least one of the next five years will be 1.5º Celsius higher than in pre-industrial times—and the odds are only going up. That level of temperature increase would most likely…