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The Paris Climate Agreement Is All Hot Air For Zero Gain

The anti-democratic sentiments of the climate change cult have been exposed again. According to them, the results of an election in the United States should change the Australian government’s policy on climate change. Despite allegations of interstate voting, ballot harvesting,…

Sorry, WaPo: Climate Change Is Not Hurting Cranberry Crops

The Washington Post published an article yesterday claiming climate change is devastating Massachusetts cranberry production and threatening to eliminate America’s Thanksgiving cranberry sauce. In related news, the U.S. Department of Agriculture is forecasting a record 2020 Massachusetts cranberry crop. The…

First map of bee species around the globe

There are over 20,000 species of bee, but accurate data about how these species are spread across the globe are sparse. However, researchers have now created a map of bee diversity by combining the most complete global checklist of known bee species with the almost 6 million additional public records of where individual species have appeared around the world.

Climate progress in 6 sectors too slow to limit global warming: report – Smart Cities Dive

None of the six key sectors expected to lead climate change mitigation — power, buildings, industry, transportation, forests and agriculture — are making fast enough progress to limit global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius, according to a joint report from…

Rejoining The Paris Accord Will Do Nothing For The Climate

“We’ll always have Paris,” runs the classic line from “Casablanca,” and it might as well serve as one of the Biden-Harris administration’s central mantras. Joe Biden promises to aggressively combat climate change, starting by rejoining the Paris Agreement, which Team…

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TRANSITION: Biden talked with 14 leaders. He raised climate with 12

President-elect Joe Biden is pursuing an aggressive strategy to put the United States at the center of global diplomacy on climate change. It’s a reversal from President Trump’s rejection of the issue internationally.

Increasing diversity and community participation in environmental engineering

(Mary Ann Liebert, Inc./Genetic Engineering News) Black, Hispanic, and Native American students and faculty are largely underrepresented in environmental engineering programs in the ) States. A pathway for increasing diversity and community participation in the environmental engineering discipline

More children and youth drowning as warming temperatures create unstable lake ice

As winters become milder and lake ice less stable, more children and young adults are falling through the ice and fatally drowning, say researchers. A new study, which looked at 4,000 drownings in 10 countries, including Canada, Russia, Finland, Germany, Sweden, and the United States, found warming winter air temperatures were a good predictor of the number of drownings.

Health trade-offs for wildlife as urbanization expands

City living appears to improve reproductive success for migratory tree swallows compared to breeding in more environmentally protected areas, a new five-year study suggests. But urban life comes with a big trade-off – health hazards linked to poorer water quality.