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The horror of climate change in the west – Daily Pioneer

Before the fresh Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report stirred all the minds concerned with the future of the planet, the mercury had reached 46.6 °C in the village of Lytton in the province of British Columbia in Canada,…

Russia ‘To Determine UK’s Winter Fate’ After Merkel ‘Outsmarted’ By Putin On Energy Crisis

Vladimir Putin has the fate of a UK’s winter in his hands after he “outmaneuvered” Angela Merkel on gas supplies in Europe, experts have warned. The German Chancellor struck a deal with the Russian President for the Nord Stream 2…

Power Mad: UK Energy Crisis A Mere Harbinger Of A Candle-Lit Future

Had it not been so exceptionally calm in the run-up to this autumn equinox, one could call the energy crisis a perfect storm. Wind farms stand idle for days on end, a fire interrupts a vital cable from France, a…

More Europeans are taking climate change seriously. In the U.S., not so much. – NBC News

Intense concern about climate change is increasing among people in several major economies, according to a survey released Tuesday by the Pew Research Center that found that 72 percent of those polled were worried climate change will harm them personally…

Americans’ views on global warming haven’t changed. They’re an outlier, survey shows. – Yahoo News

Intense concern about climate change is increasing among people in several major economies, according to a survey released Tuesday by the Pew Research Center that found that 72 percent of those polled were worried climate change will harm them personally…

Climate Change Concerns Make Many Around the World Willing to Alter How They Live and Work – Pew Research Center’s Global Attitudes Project

Mud-covered cars stand piled up near Bad Neuenahr-Ahrweiler in western Germany on July 22, days after deadly floods caused major damage in the region. (Christof Stache/AFP via Getty Images) This analysis focuses on attitudes toward global climate change around the…

Climate Change Could Make ‘Military Equipment Useless,’ Experts Warn – Military.com

CAMP HUMPHREYS, South Korea — Leaders from defense institutes across the world converged in Seoul this week to raise the alarm on military threats posed by “irreversible and abrupt climate change.” Global temperatures are expected to reach or surpass a…

Climate science is supporting lawsuits that could help save the world – Nature.com

You have full access to this article via your institution. Friederike Otto hadn’t really thought much about the legal world when she answered the phone one day in 2018. On the other end of the line was Petra Minnerop, a…

Poets in Europe Are Writing Tributes For Lonely Funerals of Society’s ‘Unclaimed’ Citizens

We felt like we were being serenaded with kindness when we learned that in the Netherlands and Belgium there are official ‘City Poets’ who brighten otherwise lonely funerals. Akin to a town crier, or some other mainstay of a Middle Ages-set period piece, the City Poet has only been an official position since the turn […]

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An Update On International Climate Litigation Efforts

Having had a long career in the litigation business, I have a well-developed appreciation for the limits on what can be accomplished through lawsuits. Among litigators, the line “Let’s sue the bastards” is always good for a laugh, in rueful…

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