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Fossil Fuels Aren’t Disappearing Any Time Soon, Including Coal

The inevitable drive towards a clean, green, emissions-free future means that the Australian coal industry must be left by the roadside to wither away, right? This narrative was underlined by the IPCC report released in early August with yet another…

Near-Complete Pterosaur Skeleton Obtained in Police Raid Reveals Stunning Details About the Species

A series of smuggled paleontological finds recovered in a 2013 police raid in Santos Harbor, Brazil, contain the most complete crested pterosaur skeleton ever found. Seized along with 3,000 other fossils destined for the illegal fossil trade, the skeleton opens a new world of understanding about these incredibly charismatic flying animals. Belonging to the species […]

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UK Secretly Dropped Climate Pledges For Trade Deal With Australia, Leaked Emails Show

The British government secretly dropped a series of climate pledges in order to secure a post-Brexit trade deal with Australia, leaked emails appear to show. Liz Truss, the trade secretary, and Kwasi Kwarteng, the business secretary, decided to “drop both…

U.N. Tells Australia To Shutter Its Coal Industry In 10 Years

Reminding us of what a difference a year makes was yesterday’s exhortation by UN Climate Action Team head Selwyn Hart, that Australia abandons coal by 2030. That means replacing electricity from coal that, despite facing incessant government penalties, provides two-thirds of…

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…

Welcome to Our Extreme World – Fair Observer

Admittedly, I hadn’t been there for 46 years, but old friends of mine still live (or at least lived) in the town of Greenville, California, and now, well, it’s more or less gone, though they survived. The Dixie Fire, one of…

U.S. climate envoy Kerry urges China to keep politics out of global warming – Reuters

U.S. Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry is seen on a screen with Chinese State Councillor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi during a meeting via video link as Kerry visits Tianjin, China September 1, 2021. U.S. Department of State/Handout…

China Issues List Of Demands In Return For Climate Cooperation

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi gave U.S. climate envoy John Kerry a set of instructions that the United States should follow if the Biden administration seeks Beijing’s cooperation on climate change. Kerry is currently on the second leg of his…

A world burning up and under water must finally act on climate change – Virginia Mercury

By Rose Hendricks and Mark Reynolds Two recent Mercury articles send an incredibly clear message: the effects of climate change are here in Virginia right now, and they’re only going to intensify. First, Sarah Vogelsong’s article “Report says climate change…

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