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Warming Trend Weakening Over Last 40 Years, Says German Expert

Dear ladies and gentlemen, During the energy crisis that has become visible in Germany and Europe over the past few months, things have gotten quieter about the supposedly imminent climate emergency. On the one hand, energy prices and security of…

Open House: what steps should the government take to mitigate effects of climate change? – The Tribune India

Alarm bells can’t ring more vigorously Finally, the fire of global warming has reached our doorsteps and we are now experiencing the threat perception of climate change as never before in real terms. Environmental disasters are no more global issues…

Climate Change Is Straining California’s Energy System, Officials Say

Torrid heat, raging wildfires and prolonged drought are putting California residents at increased risk of power outages, officials said Friday, as extreme weather driven by climate change puts additional stress on the state’s already-taxed energy grid. Officials said in an…

High Electric Bills Get Ready for Another Energy Price Spike: High Electric Bills

In Oregon, for example, electric rates fell almost 1.5 percent in January and less than 1 percent in February, though some companies like Portland General Electric did raise rates modestly. Even so, rates at that utility remain well below the…

New report highlights risk from global warming in the “Third Pole” – Modern Diplomacy

There are thousands of small-scale, community driven initiatives making a huge difference in people’s lives and contributing to efforts to curb global warming. In early April, 29 countries pledged more than $5 billion to the UN-backed Global Environment Facility (GEF)….

Biden Administration Begins $3 Billion Plan for Electric Car Batteries

The Biden administration plans to begin a $3.1 billion effort on Monday to spur the domestic production of advanced batteries, which are essential to its plan to speed the adoption of electric vehicles and renewable energy. President Biden has prodded…

How Elon Musk-funded XPRIZE for Carbon Removal is Boosting Innovation – EARTH.ORG

Current CO2 levels in our atmosphere and oceans are a clear sign that the climate crisis is getting out of control. Stopping global warming undoubtedly requires immediate and rapid strategies to reduce emissions. Yet, according to the latest IPCC climate…

Solar Industry ‘Frozen’ as Biden Administration Investigates China

Plans to install 60 square kilometers of solar panels in Vermont are suddenly on hold. In Maine, a solar farm that would power hundreds of homes is partly built but might not be completed. And a project in Texas that…

Small solutions, big impacts: 5 community-based projects tackling climate change – UN News

In early April, 29 countries pledged more than $5 billion to the UN-backed Global Environment Facility (GEF). The Fund said this was “record support, providing a major boost to international efforts to protect biodiversity and curb threats to climate change,…

Opinion | Climate change is affecting Harrisonburg | Opinion | breezejmu.org – The Breeze

It’s difficult to deny that the climate is changing around the world — and causing significant damage. Despite worldwide efforts to combat it, wildfires still rage through forests and towns, glaciers continue to melt and sea levels continue to rise. With…

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