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Guest Opinion: Class and climate change: A wealth tax would justifiably target carbon-indulgent Boulder – Boulder Daily Camera

By Tom Mayer Informed people know a lot about climate change. They are probably familiar with national differences in greenhouse gas emissions. They may know that North America is responsible for 27%, Europe is responsible for 22%, and China is…

Can glass help limit climate change? – Glass on Web

According to the Special Report on Global Warming limiting global warming would require “rapid and far-reaching” transitions in land, energy, industry, buildings, transport, and cities. Ever since the publication of the report earlier this week the discussion has been active…

Alarmed by climate change | | bedfordgazette.com – bedfordgazette.com

New results from a long-running public opinion survey show that about 1 in 3 Americans is now “alarmed” by global warming. Is it any wonder, given the horrific onslaught of fires, floods, heat waves and other climate disasters we’ve experienced…

In the climate change era, every bit of warming matters: Sumaira Abdulali – Forbes India

Agriculture is the highest source of methane emissions, and is led by emissions from livestock, the dairy and beef industries, says data available with the USImage: Shutterstock In September 2020, Satellite Iris launched by GHGSat, Canada, observed her first methane…

Editorial: 1 in 3 Americans now ‘alarmed’ by climate change. Why aren’t our leaders? – Los Angeles Times

New results from a long-running public opinion survey show that about 1 in 3 Americans is now “alarmed” by global warming. Is it any wonder, given the horrific onslaught of fires, floods, heat waves and other climate disasters we’ve experienced…

‘Rapid stop’ to CO2 emissions needed to limit global warming to 1.5C, says Met Office – The Independent

Human-induced CO2 emissions need to come “rapidly to a complete stop” if the world is to meet its goal of limiting global warming to 1.5C, according to an annual forecast by the Met Office. The forecast said the amount of…

WA legislators prepare for long list of climate change bills – InvestigateWest

Lawmakers could look at more than a dozen climate proposals addressing carbon reduction and other environmental issues. By John Stang / Crosscut.com / Jan. 11, 2022 More than a dozen climate change proposals are expected to come before the Washington…

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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Here’s how to solve the UK energy crisis for the long term – store more power

Soaring energy bills rooted in a global gas supply crunch have focused minds on the age-old problem: how can we better store power? Attention has turned to the closure of the Rough gas storage facility in the North Sea in…

5 things you should know about the greenhouse gases warming the planet – UN News

1. What is the greenhouse effect? In a greenhouse, sunlight enters, and heat is retained. The greenhouse effect describes a similar phenomenon on a planetary scale but, instead of the glass of a greenhouse,  certain gases are increasingly raising global…

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