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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…

Musk Blasts California’s Net-Metering Proposal As ‘Anti-Environment Move’

Tesla CEO Elon Musk and his green energy company are coming out against a new proposal in California for what’s known as “net energy metering” that is designed to shift more of the cost of maintaining the electricity grid onto…

WA legislators prepare for long list of climate change bills – InvestigateWest

Lawmakers could look at more than a dozen climate proposals addressing carbon reduction and other environmental issues. By John Stang / Crosscut.com / Jan. 11, 2022 More than a dozen climate change proposals are expected to come before the Washington…

Why is the U.S. so bad at passing climate policy? It’s by design. – Grist

A Democratic president was in the White House. The Democratic Party held a majority of seats in both the House of Representatives and the Senate. But a single senator — a moderate Democrat from West Virginia — blocked the White…

Biden ‘Over-Promised and Under-Delivered’ on Climate. Now, Trouble Looms in 2022. – The New York Times

But cracks in Mr. Biden’s agenda quickly appeared. In June, a federal judge in Louisiana sided with Republican attorneys general from 13 states who argued that Mr. Biden lacked the legal authority to pause new oil and gas leases. As…

Global Warming Impacts Antarctic Glaciers and Wildfires – Modern Diplomacy

This year saw another steady stream of UN-backed reports reinforcing a stark message: man-made climate change is an urgent and even existential threat to life on Earth. Will the international community’s efforts to tackle the crisis, as seen at the…

2021 Year in Review: Climate action, or blah, blah, blah? – UN News

Heading into uncharted territory To avoid catastrophic climate change, global temperatures rises need to be kept to a maximum of 1.5 degrees above pre-industrial levels, but the odds of the world getting hotter in the next five years continue to…

Shifting climate brought rising temperatures, increasingly extreme weather in 2021 – UPI News

Dec. 29 (UPI) — Researchers and activists sometimes describe global warming, or climate change, as “settled science.” The evidence that greenhouse gases emitted by human activities have and continue to warm the planet and alter Earth’s climate is overwhelming, but…

Manchin’s strategy isn’t climate denial — it’s craftier – E&E News

Sen. Joe Manchin isn’t a climate denier — at least not in the traditional sense. He doesn’t deny the existence of human-caused climate change. Yet when the West Virginia Democrat announced last weekend that he won’t support President Biden’s signature…

It’s Been a Bad Week for Build Back Better. Here’s What It Means. – The New York Times

Senator Joe Manchin III may have single-handedly torpedoed President Biden’s climate change and social spending bill this week when he announced that he would not support the measure. That’s because the Senate is evenly split and Mr. Manchin, a West…

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