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Time not on our side with climate change – Evening Observer

Global warming is real! I am in my 60s. I challenge anyone my age to say that this winter was just like one from our childhood. If a person will not accept their own lived experience as proof, what evidence…

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…

2021’s biggest climate and weather disasters cost the US $145 billion – Virginia Mercury

By Stacy Morford, The Conversation The disasters just kept coming in 2021, from Hurricane Ida’s destruction across Louisiana and the Northeast to devastating wildfires in the West and damaging storms, tornadoes and floods. Nearly half the U.S. was in drought,…

Letter to the editor: A year of climate change and records broken – Little Village

Samburg, Tennessee residents look for precious items in tornado debris, December 2021. — State Farm/Flickr By Jerry Schnoor, Iowa City Extreme climate events led the news in 2021. Among the rarest events, an unprecedented heat wave in the Northwest that…

What 2021 looked like for global climate change – The Indian Express

This year was a mixed bag for climate activists. There were devastating weather events that highlighted the dangers of a rapidly warming planet. Lockdown-induced blue skies and clear air that showed the potential for a cleaner future. Ambitious plans bookending…

How electric vehicles offered hope as climate challenges grew – Science News Magazine

This was another year of bleak climate news. Record heat waves baked the Pacific Northwest. Wildfires raged in California, Oregon, Washington and neighboring states. Tropical cyclones rapidly intensified in the Pacific Ocean. And devastating flash floods inundated Western Europe and…

Climate change history: How journalists in the 1900s covered an emerging science. – Slate

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More Climate Experts Refute Claims Linking Climate Change To Tornadoes

Experts have pushed back against claims that this weekend’s tragic tornadoes in Kentucky, Illinois, Missouri, Arkansas, and Tennessee can be clearly linked to man-made climate change. In an exclusive interview with The Epoch Times, professor and climate economist Richard S.J….

The Tornado Tragedy And The Rush To Screech ‘Climate Change!’

Some politicians and government officials can’t let a crisis go to waste. In the matter of the tornadoes that devastated parts of Arkansas, Illinois, Kentucky, Tennessee, and Missouri, restraint was called for but went unanswered. Asked about the cause of…

Fight Over Gas Stoves and Furnaces in the Effort to Slow Climate Change – The New York Times

That spring, Arizona, Tennessee, Oklahoma and Louisiana passed laws that barred cities from banning natural gas. In Oklahoma, the gas industry drew support from groups like the AARP, the influential lobby for older Americans, as well as restaurants, hotels, homebuilders…

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