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Victoria’s bold emissions target could be a turning point. Now here’s what we have to do | Jono La Nauze

During the final weeks of the Victorian election campaign, Daniel Andrews took to wearing a State Electricity Commission jacket at press conferences, using it to highlight Labor’s flagship policy of supplying publicly owned renewable energy through a revived SEC. It…

Chicago’s climate superpower: How TOD can help address global warming – Streetsblog Chicago

Streetsblog has chronicled the role that our zoning and land use rules play in transit ridership, economic growth, and segregation. But the map above makes another point – Chicago’s land use policies have a major impact on our greenhouse gas…

What happened to autumn? Scientists point to climate change – Yahoo News

Tom Dee of Hamburg, N.Y., digs out on Nov. 18. More than 6 feet of snow was dumped on Buffalo and surrounding suburbs that weekend. (John Normile/Getty Images) Regarded by millions of Americans as their favorite season, autumn for many…

Global warming is ripping up the grassy street medians of the American West – Fortune

A group of 30 agencies that supply water to homes and businesses throughout the western United States has pledged to rip up lots of decorative grass to help keep water in the over-tapped Colorado River. The agreement signed Tuesday by water…

Latest sobering news on climate change is more reason for cities, states to step up against global warming – Chicago Sun-Times

For those living near the Great Lakes who think they are somewhat insulated from the effects of climate change, a 1,695-word draft of a National Climate Assessment report released Monday included some sobering news: Lakes face a growing threat of…

Flemington Racecourse Floowall an example of urban climate maladaptation

Victorian Racing Club were allowed by the Bracks Labor Government to build a stone flood wall at Flemington Racecourse in 2006 over the objections of local residents and three local Councils.  This racing track is built on the floodplain and…

The Column: Reckoning with my contribution to global warming – Newsday

I wear a 7½ shoe. No Sasquatch here. Still, the recent passage of significant climate-change legislation has me pondering the size of my carbon footprint. The pandemic’s forced reduction of my automobile use the past two years has been a…

Another Dem President Wastes Taxpayer Dollars On Useless Green Boondoggles

This past week, the Senate passed the Biden administration’s “Inflation Reduction Act,” which includes $368 billion for green-energy spending targeted to reduce CO2 emissions by 40 percent by 2030, a move that will almost certainly increase inflation. In a repeat of…

How climate change spurs megadroughts – Grist

On an afternoon in late June, the San Luis Reservoir — a 9-mile lake about an hour southeast of San Jose, California — shimmered in 102-degree heat. A dusty, winding trail led down into flatlands newly created by the shrinking…

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