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Fighting Climate Change, From Capitol Hill to City Hall – Center For American Progress

Introduction and summary Historically, states, local governments, and tribal nations have been key leaders on climate ambition. For example, in the 1960s, California set the nation’s first tailpipe emissions standards1 and continued on the path of setting the most advanced…

Keepers of the flame vs. climate change reduction: Gas bans worry cooks – The Christian Science Monitor

Natural gas emissions contributing to the problem of global warming are small compared with emissions from the largest polluters –  transportation and electricity production. But dozens of cities from New York to San Francisco are banning gas hookups in new construction…

‘We’re in trouble:’ U.S. envoy urges faster action on climate goals – Reuters

WASHINGTON, Jan 24 (Reuters) – The world is “not on a good track” to meet a global goal to avoid the worst impacts of climate change and mustintensify efforts to move away from fossil fuels this decade, John Kerry, the…

2021 joins top 7 warmest years on record: WMO – UN News

Although average global temperatures were temporarily cooled by the 2020-2022 La Niña events, 2021 was still one of the seven warmest years on record, according to six leading international datasets consolidated by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO). Global warming and…

Man Who Tells the Queen He Engineers Solar Panels is Stunned When She Orders Some Installed on the Castle

A man who told the Queen he was a solar panel engineer when she asked him ‘what do you do?’ was stunned when she later got in touch—and paid him to install some on Balmoral Castle. Businessman George Goudsmit met the Queen at an event and had a quick ’20 second’ conversation with her. She […]

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In hot water: Ocean warming hits another record high on climate change – Mongabay.com

A new study has found that, for the sixth year in a row, the world’s oceans have been hotter than they’ve ever been in recent history due to human-induced climate change. The research team found that last year, the upper…

Al Gore on his hopes for the planet: “Job number one is to stop using the sky as an open sewer” – CBS News

U.S. greenhouse gas emissions, which are helping warm the planet, increased by 6.2% last year as the economy rebounded after pandemic lockdowns—fueled by a rise in coal-generated power and pollution from trucking.  Former Vice President Al Gore has been warning about…

Climate change communication should focus less on specific numbers – Science News Magazine

What’s in a number? The goals of the 2021 United Nations’ climate summit in Glasgow, Scotland, called for nations to keep a warming limit of 1.5 degrees Celsius “within reach.” But when it comes to communicating climate change to the…

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