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Global CEOs urge G7 leaders to step up climate action – Financial Times

Major global companies are pushing world leaders to step up action to tackle climate change at the G7 summit in Germany this weekend, calling for large-scale carbon pricing and measures to boost demand for clean technology. In an open letter…

Exxon Mobil is at a crossroads as climate crisis spurs clean energy transition – CNBC

Exxon Mobil is one of the most consequential and profitable companies in U.S. history. For more than a hundred years, the company’s oil and gas have helped power the global economy. But the Exxon Mobil of today faces the seemingly…

Biden Crushing Oil And Gas Industry As He Calls For More Production

President Joe Biden has repeatedly slammed the U.S. fossil fuel industry for allegedly profiting while Americans are suffering from high gas prices, and he resists expanding refinery capacity, even as he continues to hobble producers, including delaying lease sales to…

Malaysia Abolishes Mandatory Capital Punishment for 11 Crimes Including a Non-Violent Drug Offense

Introducing concepts of “proportionality” as part of efforts to “improve the criminal justice system,” Malaysia has abolished the mandatory sentencing of the death penalty for 11 different offenses. Hailed as a victory for death penalty abolitionists, the ruling, rather than repealing the death penalty altogether, places sentencing decisions into the hands of the judge to […]

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As Gas Prices Soar, Biden Is Still Trying To Ban Federal Oil, Gas Leasing

The Biden administration asked a federal court this week to uphold its ban on new federal oil and gas leasing, according to Department of Justice (DOJ) court filings. The administration argued the U.S. District Court for the Western District of…

German Transport Minister Opposes EU’s Plan To Ban Combustion Engine

Germany’s transport minister voiced strong opposition Thursday to plans to ban the sale of new cars with combustion engines across the European Union in 2035, arguing this would discriminate against vehicles powered with synthetic fuels. [bold, links added] EU lawmakers…

Analysis | At Summit of the Americas, Biden seeks unity on climate change – The Washington Post

Placeholder while article actions load Good morning and welcome to The Climate 202! Today we’re wondering what kind of pizza senators eat. 🍕 But first: At Summit of the Americas, Biden seeks unity on climate change President Biden and Vice…

Maui’s Public Nuisance Climate Lawsuit – Forbes

Over 1,300 climate lawsuits have been filed in the U.S. None has yet succeeded. That fact in and of itself should give pause. In countries where plaintiffs who lose lawsuits must pay the defendant’s legal fees, filing groundless lawsuits can…

The Painting Paid for Grilled Cheese Sandwiches 50 Years Ago – Now Earns the Restaurant Thousands

When John Kinnear bought a selection of paintings for an impoverished Nova Scotia painter, his chief hope was that they might buy him a grilled cheese sandwich. His favorite diner in London, Ontario made an unforgettable grilled cheese, with five-year old cheddar and freshly baked bread. Maybe if they liked one of the paintings he […]

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How The ‘Science Media Centre’ Made Science Journalism Worse

In the 1990s, I could sense that scientists were getting more and more frustrated with the news media, and more than a few times some were certain that they knew how to do my job as a science correspondent better….

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