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Global CEOs urge G7 leaders to step up climate action – Financial Times

Major global companies are pushing world leaders to step up action to tackle climate change at the G7 summit in Germany this weekend, calling for large-scale carbon pricing and measures to boost demand for clean technology. In an open letter…

LETTER: Yellowstone flooding and global warming – Las Vegas Review-Journal

For Pete’s sake, doesn’t anyone understand what happened with the Yellowstone flooding (“Rebuilding Yellowstone a costly and long task,” June 19 Review-Journal). Global warming and now climate change are broadly misused terms, ready to be twisted and inserted to explain…

Costly Green Energy Shows The Fragility Of Our Power Grids

Tens of millions of Americans could be thrown into a summer of hell as a megadrought, heat waves, and reduced power generation could trigger widespread rolling electricity blackouts from the Great Lakes to the West Coast.1 The North American Electric…

How an underground phenomenon triggered by global warming is damaging the Himalayas – Mongabay-India

Permafrost thaw, one of the changes to the mountain cryosphere in the Himalayas, triggered by global warming is causing irreparable loss and damage to the valley. Considered the largest terrestrial carbon sink on Earth, an estimate suggests that currently, permafrost…

Will climate change make us smaller? – World Economic Forum

As climate change intensifies, humans will shrink for a better chance of survival, according to a professor of paleontology. He points out that mammals in hotter regions tend to be smaller than those in colder areas. But other experts are…

Scientists Race to Create Wheat That Can Withstand Global Warming – Mother Jones – Mother Jones

A scientist with the International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) handles grains in Texcoco, Sonora, Mexico.Marco Ugarte/AP This story was originally published by the Guardian and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. A dozen or so farm workers…

Global warming can linger for ages – The Kathmandu Post

By now, few people question the reality that humans are altering Earth’s climate. The real question is: How quickly can we halt, even reverse, the damage? Part of the answer to this question lies in the concept of “committed warming,”…

India’s Coal Proliferation Contradicts Global Climate Drama

We have a crisis in India, and it is not with the climate. Power plants for the world’s second-largest consumer of coal are running out of stock, leaving a billion people at the risk of blackouts and forcing industries to close facilities….

What is ‘committed warming’? A climate scientist explains why global warming can continue after emissions end – Kiowa County Press

Greenhouse gases emitted today linger in the atmosphere for years to centuries. David McNew/Getty Images Julien Emile-Geay, USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences By now, few people question the reality that humans are altering Earth’s climate. The real…

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