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UGA survey: Most Georgians believe in global warming, favor more solar – Atlanta Journal Constitution

About 66% of those surveyed said they would support more power plants using natural gas, currently the biggest generating source for electricity in Georgia. More people said they support new hydroelectric projects and wind turbines. About 36% support building additional…

Aviva chief warns insurers on ‘forked tongue’ over climate change – Financial Times

Aviva chief executive Amanda Blanc has warned that the insurance industry cannot “speak with forked tongue” on global warming by doing one thing with its investment portfolios and another with the products it sells. More insurers are promising to focus…

Current emissions goals not enough to avoid ‘global catastrophe,’ UN data says – USA TODAY

The newest pledges by countries to cut greenhouse gas emissions are falling far short of what’s needed to limit global warming to what the Paris climate accord seeks, a new United Nations report finds.  So the U.N.’s climate chief is…

Countries ‘nowhere near’ where they should be on tackling global warming – Channel 4 News

The United Nations has warned that the commitments of countries across the globe to tackle global warming are ‘nowhere close’ to the targets required by the 2015 Paris Climate Change Agreement. The latest UN report comes eight months ahead of…

We are nowhere near keeping warming below 1.5°C despite climate plans – New Scientist

By Adam Vaughan A demonstration in Paris, France, during the 2015 climate negotiations Thibault Camus/AP/Shutterstock The world is wildly off track meeting the Paris Agreement goal of holding temperature rises to 1.5°C, despite a recent series of more ambitious national…

Climate adaptation: we need local solutions to adapt to global warming – EU News

​​The European Committee of the Regions (CoR) welcomes the new EU Strategy on Adaptation to Climate Change adopted by the European Commission on 24 February 2021. The CoR regrets, however, that even though it enables the move from planning to…

UK Prime Minister Warns Climate Change Is Threat to World Security – Insurance Journal

Article 0 Comments British Prime Minister Boris Johnson warned world leaders Tuesday that climate change is a threat to security of all nations and sharply criticized people across the globe who say this is “green stuff from a bunch of…

Biden Admin Approves A Pipeline For Russian Energy After Killing Keystone

President Biden blocked the Keystone pipeline from Canada to the U.S., ostensibly due to environmental concerns and claims about global warming, even though the long-planned project had cleared all environmental hurdles. Yet the Biden State department just effectively approved an energy pipeline…

AXA, Other Mega-Investors Seek to Avoid Portfolios with Global Warming Potential – Insurance Journal

Article 0 Comments All good money managers expect to outperform their benchmark, and by one such metric the French insurer and investor AXA SA recently scored a market-beating success. Not by delivering higher returns, but by generating a lower level…

Best observing targets for binoculars

What are the best solar system and deep-sky objects to view to get the most out of your binoculars? From moon-encircled worlds to starry knots in the Milky Way, our list makes the sky’s wonders easy to find.