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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…

It’s time to institute a climate change reparations fund – Mint

Around the world, we have had one of the worst ever summers in terms of extreme weather events. Unprecedented floods in western Germany and Belgium, drought and wildfires in the Pacific Northwest, flash floods in the Chinese city of Zhengzhou,…

What the Infrastructure Bill Does About Climate Change – The New York Times

As the United States staggers through another year of devastating wildfires, drought, storms and other calamities, the infrastructure bill before Congress would pour major resources into a response. The measure agreed to over the weekend includes billions of dollars to…

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…

A Brain Drain Among Government Scientists Bogs Down Biden’s Climate Ambitions – The New York Times

WASHINGTON — Juliette Hart quit her job last summer as an oceanographer for the United States Geological Survey, where she used climate models to help coastal communities plan for rising seas. She was demoralized after four years of the Trump…

Our environment at risk: We’ve known for decades about climate change, now we need action – La Crosse Tribune

{{featured_button_text}} On June 23, 1988, Dr. James Hansen, then director of the NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies, testified about his greenhouse effect research before the U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. Early in his testimony he presented…

Mandatory disclosure rules on climate change are a job for Congress, not the SEC | TheHill – The Hill

The Securities and Exchange Commission is planning to propose new mandatory disclosure rules on climate change and other topics in the environmental, social, and governance area (ESG). This is a priority for its chair and other commissioners, but they have not paid sufficient…

UNESCO Revises Its Climate Policy – Union of Concerned Scientists

Today at the 44th UNESCO World Heritage Committee meeting, the World Heritage Convention’s governing body and its States Parties adopted a new climate policy—the first time they have done so in over a decade. States Parties will have until September…

Warming Trends: Couples Disconnected in Their Climate Concerns Can Learn About Global Warming Over 200 Year… – InsideClimate News

CULTURE Love Me, Love My Climate Concerns Couples in romantic relationships often don’t have the same beliefs or behaviors surrounding climate change. But that’s an opportunity for people who are concerned about climate change and favor climate action to convince…

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